Archive for November, 2010


Paula Abdul Launches New Talent-Discovery Website

Paula Abdul has launched a new talent-discovery website called AuditionBooth, which bills itself as “the first full-service casting web site where audition videos are sent straight to casting decision-makers for top TV shows, record labels, ad campaigns, theatrical productions and films, along with a wide range of other Read the full story here>>

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Happy Veterans Day: A Simple But Heartfelt Thank You

Happy Veterans Day! May we never ever forget the true American heroes! Thank you again and again for your service to our great country! Dean

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Bootsy Collins Shows You His Basic Funk Formula

Bootsy Collins is one of my all-time favorite bass players.  He is best known for playing with James Brown and Parliament-Funkadelic, and is a Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer.  Not only did he play a unique star-shaped guitar called the “Space Bass,” he had a distinctive playing style on his recordings, the kind that […]

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David Cassidy Arrested For DUI

David Cassidy, the teen heartthrob and pop singer of the 1970s, was arrested in Florida on a DUI charge. According to the arrest report, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper spotted Cassidy’s white Mercedes driving erratically on the turnpike at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The report states that he crossed the center Read the full story here>>

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Remembering Steve Allen the Songwriter – Part Two

This is Part Two.  Part One can be read here >> Legend has it, Steve made a public bet with Frankie Laine that he could write 50 songs each day for one week.  They sweetened the wager by ponying up a grand and sharing the experience with fans of the television program by taking it […]

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