CHEAP TRICK covers AC/DC's "Highway to Hell" to honr Malcolm Young. Brian Johnson shared his tribute in words.
SQUEEZE played a stripped-down Stereogum Session.
DAVID CROSBY stopped by World Cafe.
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN also stopped by World Cafe.
NEIL YOUNG: A Thanksgiving-y mix.
CURTIS HARDING shares "On and On" as a free download.
THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN: Of the many bands carrying the torch of the Velvet Underground, you could do worse than these Brits, with "Just Like Honey" and "Never Understand" capturing a bit of the VU's musical range for Twofer Tuesday, not to mention some Phil Spector and Brian Wilson.
CHARLES MANSON's life as a failed musician, Beach Boys hanger-on and mediocre songwriter. Pop culture has been fascinated with Manson; are we done yet?
DESTROYER's Dan Bejar talks to the Creative Independent about the relative formlessness of his own creative practice and addresses the ways in which aging has and hasn’t influenced his process as a musician.
BANANARAMA: How they made "Robert De Niro's Waiting."
GENE SIMMONS has been banned for life from Fox News after claims that he insulted and taunted staff members.
CHARLIE ROSE has been accused by eight women of unwanted sexual advances toward them, including lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping their breasts, buttocks or genital areas.
MELISSA GILBERT claims OLIVER STONE sexually harassed her during an audition for his 1991 film The Doors.
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX has reached a 90MM settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel.
NATALIE PORTMAN says she has suffered "discrimination or harassment on almost everything I've ever worked on".
HARRISON FORD aided a woman who drove off the road.
QUENTIN TARANTINO's next film is set against the backdrop of the Tate-LaBianca murders. Looks like Sony has snapped up QT post-Weinstein... if they meet his terms.
MR. PLOW at 25: How the Simpsons Classic Pushed New Boundaries and Helped Cement the Show's Legacy.
WRINKLE IN TIME has a new trailer online.
DELLA REESE, who segued from pop and jazz singing stardom in the ‘50s and ‘60s to a long career as a popular TV actress on Touched by an Angel and other shows, died Sunday night at her home in California. She was 86.
A 6-FT CROC took an ocean dip, then sunbathed near Margaritaville.
THE REMAINS OF A GIGANTIC, EXTINCT SEA COW were found buried under a Siberian beach.
A MOUNTAIN LION was spotted in Berkeley for the third time. Presumably protesting animal testing?
A GIGANTIC SNAKE, hanging out in a washing machine.