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More fun than a barrel of Monkees

"Sugar Sugar" by The Archies gave music mogul Don Kirshner an opportunity to work with a cartoon band rather than a live one.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oldies, The Archies, Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'Oh, my God - talk about a redirection': Micky...

During the periods in which Micky Dolenz wasn't making a career with the Monkees, he's typically busied himself with television production, film acting and stage work.


Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Head, Musical Movies, Micky Dolenz, Pop/Rock, Frank Zappa

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Stranger

The Real Motor City Madman: Documentary Profiles Detroit Punk Legend John Brannon

Some of the most ferocious and vital punk came out of Detroit in the early '80s.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Odd Couples: Lana Del Rey's "Cruel World" vs. the...

Many North Americans got their first exposure to the phenomenon known as Lana Del Rey when she became one of the few artists to perform on Saturday Night Live before her major label recording was even released.


Related Topix: Lana Del Rey, Pop/Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology, Inventions, Micky Dolenz

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'I said - Honey, can you cut this?' The...

The Monkees' music was certainly inspired by their life and times - as heard on tracks like 1967's Micky Dolenz original 'Randy Scouse Git' - and then so was their memorable sense of fashion.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 20, 2014


In Praise of The Monkees: The Brilliant Top 10 They Never Play On The Radio

ON this very day in 1968, the last episode of The Monkees TV show aired in the States.


Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Head, Musical Movies

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Love blasts Aussie fan for hurling beer can

US ROCKER Courtney Love has unleased a foul-mouthed rant at a fan who allegedly threw a beer can at her during her Adelaide concert.


Related Topix: Courtney Love, Pop/Rock, Music!, Billboard Music Awards

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

'Star Trek' actress Arlene Martel dies

Actress Arlene Martel, who "Star Trek" fans know as Spock's bride-to-be, died in a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday of complications from a heart attack, her son said.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Los Angeles, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Comedy, Pop/Rock


Watch four friends on a Welsh holiday recreate The Monkees better than you could imagine

Four Welsh friends come up with their own version of Monkees classic with Hey, Hey We're the Mwncis during a weekend in Pembrokeshire Glenn Hewer, his brother Jake and their friends Lisa Dunbar and Emma Smith were talking about making a video to mark their Pembrokeshire when the Hey, Hey We're The Monkees came on the radio.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Nashville Scene

Every generation throws a boy band up the pop charts - and One Direction, it's your turn

Mine was Hanson. My sister's was *NSYNC. My mom's was the Bay City Rollers. Yours might have been New Edition, or New Kids on the Block, or The Monkees.


Related Topix: Donnie Wahlberg, New Kids on the Block, Joey McIntyre, Pop/Rock, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

The Middle English definition of the word "nice" was "foolish or stupid." It came from the Old French word "nice," which meant "careless, clumsy; weak; poor, needy; simple, stupid, silly, foolish."


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Stephen Stills, Pop/Rock, Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'It took us all by surprise': Micky Dolenz still marvels over the Monkees' comeback

Micky Dolenz had moved on. Really, all of the Monkees had. But two decades after their hey day, a massive rerun campaign for their old television show hurtled the group back to fame in the mid-1980s.


Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Marketing Pilgrim

Google tests 'listen now' ads for music searches

Have a sudden craving for some Monkees music. Google has you covered. Simply type the band's name into the Google search box and you'll be presented with three online options.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Pop/Rock, Online Music, Micky Dolenz

Sat Aug 02, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

This Week in Music History

One of the supporting acts, billed as a 'new and unknown London group', was The Kinks .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Paul McCartney, Television, Pop/Rock, The Kinks, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers

Fri Aug 01, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

Joe Bev Acquires First Broadcast Rights to Last Interview with Late Monkees Member Davy Jones

Two new Waterlogg-BearManor radio shows are offered: The Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention Celebrity Interviews... and... Koop Kooper's Cocktail Nation... and more! "Our irrepressible Program Director Joe Bevilacqua has added more new shows to The BearManor Radio's fifth month on the air! "Waterlogg Productions and BearManor Media have teamed to ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Jazz, Karen Valentine, Circus

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'Something's got to trigger': Micky Dolenz on the...

Anyone tempted to dismiss the Monkees probably never heard Micky Dolenz's "Mommy and Daddy," a trenchant late-1960s protest song which continues to resonate with anyone who's felt alienated from an older generation turned numb to social injustices.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock