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Emily Kinney and Paul McDonald Find Love and Inspiration Again As the Sweetheart Deal By

When former The Walking Dead actress and singer-songwriter Emily Kinney and alt-country artist/Season 10 American Idol finalist Paul McDonald were fixed up last year by a mutual music-business friend, Dan...

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The Day After Podcast with Jeffery Austin: Week of 11/26/18 By

My “The Day After” co-host, The Voice Season 9 top four finalist Jeffery Austin, and I are back after a Thanksgiving break. Nut we are not exactly giving thanks, as Season...

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Juliana Hatfield Discusses Her Hopeless Devotion to Olivia Newton-John By

When indie icon Juliana Hatfield was growing up, she was, like every other little girl in the 1970s, obsessed with Grease. But her hopeless devotion to the film’s superstar Olivia...

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David Archuleta Opens Up About His Post-’American Idol’ PTSD By

When David Archuleta competed on the “David versus David” season of American Idol at the height of the show’s mania, he was only 17 years old and not at all...

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The Unlikely Tale of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ By

Thirty-four years ago, on Nov. 25, 1984, new wave’s elite came together to record “Do They Know It’s Christmas?,” a now-legendary holiday benefit single for Ethiopian famine relief. Most people...

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Rufus Wainwright Talks ‘Sword of Damocles’ Warning About Trump By

“Dear Mr. President: This ancient story from the 4th century reminds me of you. Love, Rufus.” So reads the cold open of “Sword of Damocles,” the new political music video by...

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The Day After Podcast with Jeffery Austin: Week of 11/12/18 By

This week, my “The Day After” podcast co-host, The Voice Season 9 top four finalist Jeffery Austin, and I discuss the Season 15 top 24 Live Playoffs… and the ensuing controversies. Did...

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Hanson Talk Orchestral Album, Surprising Struggles Behind ‘MMMBop’ By

Twenty-one years ago, when Hanson released one of the earwormiest singles of the ’90s, the Jackson 5-reminiscent “MMMBop,” the song was summarily dismissed by many music snobs as a novelty...

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The Day After Podcast with Jeffery Austin: Week of 11/5/18 By

The Voice is back, and so is “The Day After” podcast with my co-host, Voice Season 9 top four finalist Jeffery Austin — along with a snazzy new  theme song by our...

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Mike Love Remembers Beginnings of the Beatles’ ‘White Album’ in India By

In 1968, the Beach Boys’ Mike Love accepted a personal invitation from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian guru known for developing the Transcendental Meditation technique, to take part in an...

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