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10 Most Notorious WWE Urban Legends Involving Celebrities

31 October 2014 3:38 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

World Wrestling Entertainment loves involving celebrities. Whether they are in the ring having matches, guest ring announcing, singing the national anthem, guest hosting Raw to plug whatever movie they’re in or just hanging out in the crowd, the celebrity involvement has always been important to WWE.

It’s smart of WWE to want to involve celebrities. They built the WrestleMania brand around the use of celebrities after all. The presence of big stars like Mr. T, Muhammad Ali and Cyndi Lauper really put WrestleMania on the map. It caused casual fans to watch because of those people, but then they kept watching because they liked what WWE was doing.

Some celebrities are great guests on wrestling shows. Others look lost out there. The ones that usually show that they belong are people that grew up as wrestling fans or maybe they’re still fans. If you watched WWE during »

- John Canton

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Foo Fighters Rock Chicago in 'Sonic Highways' Premiere

18 October 2014 6:08 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The Foo Fighters' much-anticipated HBO musical travelogue Sonic Highways premiered Friday night with Dave Grohl and company visiting Chicago to pen a musical love letter to the Windy City. Grohl's journey as he crafts the Foo Fighters' new album city by city is at the heart of the series, and in the first episode we get to witness how the band goes from unloading their equipment to "Something From Nothing" in just a week. Sonic Highways also provides a remarkably comprehensive look at a city's music history through »

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Get Excited For Stagecoach With This Playlist Featuring All the Performers

14 October 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Hey y'all, listen up: tickets for Stagecoach Music Festival go on sale tomorrow! Stagecoach is the other - and for country fans, ultimate - music festival to take place in Indio, CA, typically the weekend following Coachella. (Check out photos from this year's Stagecoach here.) The 2015 lineup was announced last week, and it features badass country couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert as headliners Saturday and Sunday, respectively; a throwback to 2012 when they also had back-to-back performances at the desert fest. Country dreamboat - who has aged like a fine wine - Tim McGraw kicks off the weekend as Friday's headliner. Other performers include Dierks Bentley, Jake Owen, Kip Moore, The Band Perry, Sara Evans, and Justin Moore, along with a plethora of other legends (including Zz Top, Merle Haggard, and George Thorogood and the Destroyers of "Bad to the Bone" fame) and breakout stars like Maddie & Tae. True Detective »

- Tara-Block

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'Bones': Get caught up for the season 10 premiere

25 September 2014 1:43 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

You may remember that in 2005, there was a new show about people who solved crime using bones. It was called, unsurprisingly, Bones, and it starred the guy from Buffy and Angel and the woman whose younger sister was in Elf. Remember that show? It hasn’t gone anywhere. Or maybe it would be more accurate to say that it’s gone everywhere—Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and back again—but it hasn’t gone away. Whether you’ve been watching for a decade or fell off the wagon years ago, we have the ultimate season-by-season guide to get you »

- EW staff

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The Blacklist Season Premiere Review: “Lord Baltimore” (Season 2, Episode 1)

23 September 2014 10:49 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

And so the second season of The Blacklist begins. Did anyone else miss the phenomenon that is James Spader as Raymond “Red” Reddington?

Last season quickly became a fan-favorite, and if the premiere is any proof, Season 2 will surely have the same impact. So, let’s get to the nitty-gritty of the second season debut, “Lord Baltimore.”

Talk about an explosive premiere — and opening. You know it’s going to be a grand episode when Zz Top’s La Grange is playing in the background as Red is bleeding, handcuffed and looking irritated laying on the floor of a Jeep, as he is being driven to make a deal with a Cameroon warlord. Said deal? Berlin hired a bounty hunter (to reportedly track Red) who worked for this warlord, and Red wants to know who or he’ll rain fire. After receiving the name (Lord Baltimore, a tracker by trade »

- Allyson Koerner

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Get Dazed And Confused With Your High School Friends at the Tivoli Midnights This Weekend

14 September 2014 8:39 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“That’s what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age!”

Dazed And Confused plays this weekend (August 19th and 20th) at the Tivoli as part of their Reel Late at the Tivoli Midnight series.

I graduated from Kirkwood High School in 1979 and Dazed And Confused, which I saw at the Shady Oak Theater in Clayton 14 years later, is so spot-on it’s scary. Writer-Director Richard Linklater is one year older than me and his film debut was a nostalgic look back at the final day of school, when the soon-to-be-seniors get drunk and stoned waiting for their first year at the top of the food chain while the incoming freshmen get prepared for a year of getting picked on. A wide range of character drink, smoke pot and have fun talking about what life is about to offer them. I think »

- Tom Stockman

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David Lynch Explains How He Disappointed Kanye West

29 August 2014 9:38 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

David Lynch and Kanye West share an affinity for the surreal and shocking – and the two nearly combined their talents on a music video for "Blood on the Leaves," the eerie epic from West's latest LP, Yeezus. "We almost worked together, but I never got the ideas," Lynch told The Daily Beast in a recent interview. "I feel I let him down a little bit. I was going to do the music video...but it never happened. I didn't come up with any ideas that I thought he would like. »

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‘Doberman’ #1- A Funny, Self-Aware Comic

17 July 2014 6:10 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Doberman #1

Written by Scott Marder, Bob Rosell, and Jack Lambert

Art by Brandon McKinney

Published by Idw

Doberman  is a pretty funny book to read if you remember that it’s a spoof/homage of all of those cop action films from the ‘80s, especially Lethal Weapon. Written by several of the writers for It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the book will feel strange if you don’t remember that it’s intended to be a loving parody. Once you remember that, it feels amusing to read.

Doberman is the epic tale of Frank Doberano, an Lapd officer. He’s the picture of every stereotyped office that doesn’t play by the rules and has panache, right down to his grizzled Kurt Russell looks. His nickname is the Doberman, and we can see his style on display when he foils a convenience store robbery by spitting beer in the faces of the robbers. »

- Zeb Larson

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Tyron Woodley's Beard -- Ufc Star's 6 Tips For Facial Hair Supremacy (Video)

3 July 2014 8:05 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Ufc badass Tyron Woodley knows ... a strong beard makes a strong man ... and now, he's finally revealing his hairy secrets so weaker men can step up their follicle game. Woodley -- who's out in Vegas for Ufc International Fight Week -- told us the 6 Essential Steps in growing and maintaining a kick ass face warmer ... involving hibiscus, fancy shampoo and shea butter. Follow his advice ... maybe one day, your name can be added to the »

- TMZ Staff

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Here’s What You Might’ve Missed at the 2014 Cmt Music Awards

5 June 2014 1:19 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Did you miss the Cmt Music Awards last night? Or maybe you just forgot to DVR them. (Or maybe you never planned to even watch.) No matter! Kristen Bell hosted, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and Blake Shelton took home lots of awards, and weirdly, so did Lionel Richie (for a Luke Bryan duet called "Oh No/All Night Long.") Here's the rest: Kristen Bell's cold-open featured Malin Akerman and Cheryl Hines talking about Bell's hosting gig last year and how she needs to use Tinder-like app, Hollr, to find a co-host for this year. And then she gets in an elevator for a very silly parody of the Solange–Jay Z elevator fight. Yep! They went there. Jason Derulo was there! Seriously. After Zz Top performed "La Grange" and Florida Georgia Line did a bit of their "This Is How We Roll," out popped Jason Derulo to talk dirty to them. »

- Lindsey Weber

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9 Albums To Play When Doing Creative Work

5 June 2014 1:53 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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A lot of people can and do work when music is playing in the background. For some – like those in retail, fast food, medical, dental, heavy labor, manufacturing – background music is what keeps you from going postal.

But if you are doing creative professional work – artistic painting, writing books and articles, computer graphics, website coding, and the like – all professions that require some training in order to accomplish anything, then your chosen soundtrack must help, not detract you.

For example, while AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Zz Top or any of hundreds of successful guitar-oriented bands might top your iPod playlists; stopping your work to play air guitar doesn’t pay the bills. If you’re singing all of the words to Stairway to Heaven, Bohemian Rhapsody, or Baby Got Back, you’re not getting much work done. If you’re visibly grooving to the sounds of Motown or Funkadelic, »

- Harry Thomas

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Cmt Awards: Carrie Underwood Wins Video Of The Year For 3rd Straight Year

4 June 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

The 2014 Cmt Awards were held on Wednesday night in Nashville, Tenn. Hosted by Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell, the ceremony kicked off the Cma Music Festival with awards and an array of performances that weren’t all country.

Cmt Awards Recap

Carrie Underwood won the night’s top honor, claiming the award for Video of the Year for the third straight year and fifth time overall with “See You Again.” Underwood cemented her place as the winningest performer at the Cmt Awards, having collected a total of 11 belt buckles. In addition to collecting the award, Underwood took the stage to perform “Somethin’ Bad” with Miranda Lambert.

The Male Video of the Year award went to Lambert’s husband, Blake Shelton, for “Doin’ What She Likes.” Lambert’s “Automatic” won for Female Video of the Year. The Group Video of the Year Award was won by The Band Perry for “Done »

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Cmt Awards Recap: Carrie Underwood Wins Video Of The Year For 3rd Straight Year

4 June 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

The 2014 Cmt Awards were held on Wednesday night in Nashville, Tenn. Hosted by Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell, the ceremony kicked off the Cma Music Festival with awards and an array of performances that weren’t all country.

Cmt Awards Recap

Carrie Underwood won the night’s top honor, claiming the award for Video of the Year for the third straight year and fifth time overall with “See You Again.” Underwood cemented her place as the winningest performer at the Cmt Awards, having collected a total of 11 belt buckles. In addition to collecting the award, Underwood took the stage to perform “Somethin’ Bad” with Miranda Lambert.

The Male Video of the Year award went to Lambert’s husband, Blake Shelton, for “Doin’ What She Likes.” Lambert’s “Automatic” won for Female Video of the Year. The Group Video of the Year Award was won by The Band Perry for “Done »

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Jason Derulo Crashes the Star-Studded Cmt Music Awards Opening Performance

4 June 2014 5:50 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Looks like we finally know who that one Luke Bryan song was written for. The opening musical number at Wednesday night's Cmt Music Awards was a jam-packed jamboree that included appearances of everyone from Zz Top to Florida Georgia Line to Bryan himself, but the performance was catapulted - literally - to another level when an unlikely artist vaulted onto the stage: R&B star Jason Derulo, who showed up to sing his recent hit "Talk Dirty."Though Derulo isn't a cowboy-hat-and-belt-buckle artist by any means, all the Nashville dudes on stage delighted in singing along. Florida Georgia Line even »

- Nate Jones

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Ice-t, Jennifer Nettles: Let’s Help our Vets find homes – Veterans Matter

24 May 2014 5:15 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Over a dozen celebrities and Cumulus Media have come together to help the innovative, Ohio-based Veterans Matter program kick off a campaign on Memorial Day to help house as many of the 57,000 homeless veterans as soon as possible. “Thousands of veterans are homeless and living on the streets of our nation tonight. Streets where they are being beaten, robbed, even killed. Let’s take care of our own,” says Ice-t of the Veterans Matter campaign to house veterans. The program’s growing roster of support includes: Darius Rucker Darryl Worley Dusty Hill Emerson Drive Heart Ice-t Jennifer Nettles John Fogerty John Mellencamp Kid Rock Kix Brooks Mitch Albom Natalie Stovall+The Drive Stevie Nicks Each has voiced public services announcements now airing on Cumulus Media properties nationwide urging all Americans to help our nation’s homeless veterans get housed. Text “Vets” to 41444 and click through to donate any amount on their credit card. »

- HollywoodNews.com

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New 'Twin Peaks' Box Set to Include 90 Minutes of Unseen Footage

15 May 2014 10:25 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

A new Blu-ray Twin Peaks box set, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, will contain the entire TV series, as well as its 1992 movie prequel, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. It will also include nearly 90 minutes of previously unseen deleted scenes and alternate takes from the movie, which explained the dark and supernatural events leading to the death of high school homecoming queen Laura Palmer, whose murder is the focal point of the TV show. Director David Lynch, Twin Peaks' creator, has personally supervised the box set's production. »

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20 Rock & Metal Songs Perfect For Your Workout

9 May 2014 2:54 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Whether you’re running a marathon, building muscle or just trying to lose weight, working out is a grim activity. Schlepping yourself to the gym to see people much healthier than you making better use of the machines than you’ll ever achieve can be downright depressing. Most of us poor fools who dare to get up from the sofa and venture into the world of the fit and healthy make the experience more bearable by deafening ourselves with pre-made gym playlists; music can help deal with the monotony and drown out the accusing laughter at your inability to master level 4 on the stepper machine.

The thing is, most gyms and most exercise playlists you can readily come across play dance music almost exclusively. Now if you’re into dance music, that’s all well and good, jog on. But what if you’re of more of the rock persuasion? »

- Michael Downie

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12 Things We Learned From David Lynch's Talk at Bam

30 April 2014 6:30 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Decaying buildings, a painting of a beheaded duck, and the music of Kanye West: For 90 minutes on Tuesday night, David Lynch listed the things he thought were beautiful during a special program, "David Lynch in Conversation," at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The eccentric director and transcendental-meditation enthusiast managed to do this despite an obliquely intellectual line of questioning from Paul Holdengräber, the director of Live from the New York Public Library, who read lengthy quotations from Spanish auteur/provocateur Luis Buñuel and experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage before asking for Lynch's responses to them. »

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CulturePop No. 44 - Mark McGrath of 'Sharknado 2' and Sugar Ray

10 April 2014 3:37 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Mark McGrath may be one of the nicest guys in Hollywood, and it's paid off -- though he's still going out on the road with Sugar Ray as part of the Under the Sun tour kicking off in June, he's also found a second career in front of the cameras. He'll be appearing in "Sharknado 2: The Second One" on July 31 (9:00 p.m. on Syfy). Melinda and I (who could not get "Fly" out of our heads pretty much the entire time, dammit) taked to McGrath about pretty much everything you can imagine, from the last American rock god to freezing with sharks. Oh, and we kind of got him to take off his shirt. Too bad for you this is an audio-only podcast. Here's the rundown: :50 Kid Rock and Sugar Ray 2:10 Stone Temple Pilots 2:20 Who is the last American rock star? Mark McGrath knows 2: »

- Melinda Newman and Liane Bonin Starr

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Exclusive: Needtobreathe's new song 'Feet Don't Fail Me Now'

2 April 2014 10:20 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The title to Needtobreathe's "Feet Don't Fail Me Now" is also fair request: those feet will be set to stomping in this new song. This HitFix exclusive track premiere is from the Southern-hued rockers' forthcoming album "Rivers in the Wasteland," due on April 15. "'Feet Don't fail me now' is what we like to call 'maraca rock.' There is a constant pace to the song that makes you feel like you're running from something," said band founders Bear and Bo Rinehart in a statement on the song, which is "about youth, ambition and fear of failure set to the soundtrack of a car chase. There's even a Zz Top/'Knight Rider' moment in there that we're very proud of." Leading up to the release of "Rivers in the Wasteland," Needtobreathe is dropping a song per day. In addition to "Feet" below, listen to what else the South Carolinians have in store on their website, »

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