|Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks|
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:39:17 -0400
Latvian musical on Nazi collaborator stirs anger
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:14 -0400
Memories make their mark for Nicole Kidman
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:21:32 -0400
Tom Dugan: The man behind the man who hunted Nazis
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:20:09 -0400
PBS touts 2013-14 ratings growth
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:58:42 -0400
'House of Cards' actress Norment dies
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Elizabeth Norment, who portrayed the secretary to Kevin Spacey's hard-driving politico Frank Underwood in the Netflix series "House of Cards," has died. She was 61 years old.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:51:45 -0400
Review: 'Civilization' shoots for the stars
Our planet isn't in very good shape. The good news, according to "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth" (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we'll be able to hang around for another 500 years or so. The bad news: After that, we'd better start looking for a new home.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:01:02 -0400
Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:59:13 -0400
Winter's wife has blues listening to his new album
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:33:30 -0400
Orson Welles' last film may finally be released
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:37:44 -0400
Wanted in US, Roman Polanski questioned in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his arrest on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:54:33 -0400
Carla Hall hits Kickstarter goal to open eatery
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:28:34 -0400
'Hoarders' psychologist testifies at murder trial
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A psychologist who stars on a reality TV show testified at a murder trial that a California man accused of killing an animal control officer had a hoarding disorder and could have reacted violently to anyone trying to take away his many animals.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:34:46 -0400
Review: CBS streaming not worth cutting cord, yet
NEW YORK (AP) — I dropped my cable TV service more than a year ago and have been relying on Netflix, Hulu and other services to fill my television needs. But I get my shows at least a day late. With CBS' new All Access streaming service, I can watch shows right when they air.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:30:00 -0400
Taylor Swift talks books and music with kids
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:06:03 -0400
Review: Jake Gyllenhaal, tightly coiled and creepy
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:53:00 -0400
Tyne Daly to star in B'way's 'It Shoulda Been You'
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:07:46 -0400
Rare Jefferson letters go on display at NYC museum
NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-one rarely seen letters by Thomas Jefferson have gone on display at the Museum of the City of New York.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:19:02 -0400
Suge Knight due in Vegas court on driving warrant
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:31:09 -0400
Ky. man who posted song lyrics won't face charges
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Prosecutors dismissed a felony charge against a western Kentucky man who spent more than a week in jail for posting violent song lyrics to his Facebook page.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:55:56 -0400
Country music fest coming to NY's Randall's Island
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:27:36 -0400
Suge Knight, Katt Williams charged with robbery
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:00:10 -0400
Funeral museum rises again in death-fixated Vienna
Just in time for Halloween on Friday and a weekend devoted to the dead, Vienna's unashamedly morbid Funeral Museum is now closer to the action: the Austrian capital's huge Central Cemetery. The stepped entrance to the subterranean museum takes people literally down into the underworld of undertakers from centuries past, "into the realm of the dead," museum director Helga Bock told AFP.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:40:25 -0400
Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1
Oct. 26: Actress Jaclyn Smith ("Charlie's Angels") is 69. "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak is 68. Musician Bootsy Collins is 63. Singer Maggie Roche of The Roches is 63. Actor James Pickens Jr. ("Grey's Anatomy") is 62. Guitarist Keith Strickland of The B-52's is 61. Actress Rita Wilson is 58. Actor Dylan McDermott is 53. Actor Cary Elwes is 52. Singer Natalie Merchant is 51. Country singer Keith Urban is 47. Actor Tom Cavanagh ("Ed") is 46. Actress Rosemarie DeWitt ("The United States of Tara") is 43. Writer-actor Seth McFarlane is 41. Actor Jon Heder is 37. Singer Mark Barry of BBMak is 36.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:17:08 -0400
'McCarthys' inspired by creator's modern family
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the sitcom "Happy Endings" was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: his own family inspired "The McCarthys," a new CBS comedy about a sports-obsessed brood with one gay son.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:30:03 -0400
Midwest rappers, others charged with fraud
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of an Indiana-based rap group called RACK Boyz and other suspects from Illinois made hundreds of thousands of dollars in a bank fraud scheme that included wooing participants through social media and Internet videos, federal and state authorities said Wednesday.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:07:43 -0400
Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:45:23 -0400
Polanski freed after Poles question him on US sex case
Film director Roman Polanski was questioned by Polish prosecutors Thursday on a US arrest warrant for sex offences, but allowed to walk free. "Roman Polanski said he would comply with all requests made by prosecutors in this case and provided his address. Prosecutors therefore decided not to arrest him in connection with a possible US extradition request," Polish justice ministry spokesman Mateusz Martyniuk told AFP on Thursday. The United States attempted to have him arrested for sex offences when he travelled to Warsaw for the opening of a Jewish museum, the Polish government confirmed Thursday.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:22:23 -0400
Jake Gyllenhaal breaks brutal news in 'Nightcrawler'
They spend their nights like famished coyotes, hunting fresh meat. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, the film's title comes from the nickname given to the kind of freelance video journalists who shoot bloody traffic accidents to sell to local TV stations. The Oscar-nominated star plays Lou Bloom, a jobless and hungry Angeleno who turns to nocturnal body-chasing across Los Angeles to survive. Gyllenhaal said he and director Dan Gilroy "talked a lot about coyotes .. in Los Angeles particularly at night, the wild animals that come down (from the hills) and are kind of surviving, even though the metropolis has taken over."
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:11:33 -0400
Wisconsin studies music and memory program
UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Mike Knutson taught himself to play the harmonica as a child, and the 96-year-old sang with his family for most of his life. Even now, as he suffers from dementia, music is an important part of his life thanks to a study looking at the impact of a nationwide music program aimed at helping dementia patients.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:00:48 -0400
Viral video documents New York street harassment
NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said Wednesday.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:30:27 -0400
Hancock shares life lessons in new memoir
NEW YORK (AP) — Herbie Hancock doesn't begin or end his newly published memoir "Possibilities" by recalling any of the many highlights in his 50-plus-year career such as receiving the 2008 Album of the Year Grammy Award for "River: The Joni Letters."
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:08:08 -0400
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Galway Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in the 1960s and beyond through his forceful, spiritual takes on the outsiders and underside of contemporary life, has died at age 87.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:37:56 -0400
Tennant: New direction for 'Broadchurch' season 2
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:03:03 -0400
'McCarthys' inspired by creator's modern family
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the sitcom "Happy Endings" was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: His own family inspired "The McCarthys," a new CBS comedy about sports-obsessed brood with one gay son.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:06:09 -0400
A distant father-daughter duo in 'Interstellar'
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:42:16 -0400
A second book for Hamilton _ this time, recipes
NEW YORK (AP) — "I can't believe I have to say this," Gabrielle Hamilton admonishes us in an asparagus recipe, "but please arrange with all the tips facing the same direction. Not in a chaotic jumble."
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:58:30 -0400
'The View' now under ABC News as further revamping
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC says "The View" is being claimed by the network's news division after 18 seasons under ABC's entertainment side.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:02:30 -0400
Review: Dionne Warwick's duets album is uneven
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:51:25 -0400
Zac Brown Band to headline championship tailgate
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band will headline the tailgate party before the inaugural College Football Playoff national championship game in January.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:35:23 -0400