BO DONALDSON & THE HEYWOODS: "Billy, Don't Be a Hero," from the Summer of '74. Workin' the Elvis jumpuit look.
NEW RELEASES: Paste will point you to Lucy Dacus, The Mountain Goats, Faye Webster, and more.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENT has John Grant, Lightning Bug, Ripley Johnson, and more.
FOO FIGHTERS: “Making A Fire” gets a Southern-fried makeover by Mark Ronson.
LUCY DACUS is rewinding the tape on adolescence.
POM POM SQUAD's Mia Berrin on the creative challenge of combining jagged rock with jangly retro pop.
THE BEST SONGS of 2021 (So Far) according to The Current.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at Paula Abdul's pop-chart breakthrough, the dance-pop anthem "Straight Up."
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: F9 roars to the top of the chart with a 70MM weekend domestic. That's a bigger open than the pre-pandemic spin off, Hobbs & Shaw. A Quiet Place 2 places with 6.2MM. and the Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard shows with 4.9MM. Note that these movies aren't also streaming immediately. Meanwhile, In The Heights withers.
WARNER BROS. is changing a trio of release dates in order to best position its movies.
MEGXIT: The Queen has extended an olive branch to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
BENNIFER: L.A. Date Night.
JOHN MULLANEY & OLIVIA MUNN, caught on camera.
INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE: A different type of undead heads to AMC.
GAME OF THRONES: George RR Martin promises different ending for the books.
HARVEY KEITEL, on Apocalypse Now.
JAMIE-LYNN SIEGLER, HAYLIE DUFF & BECCA TOBIN abandoned Hollywood fot Texas during the pandemic.
HUNGRY, HUNGRY HIPPOS... and a doggo.
A GREAT WHITE SHARK bites a man in Northern California.
THE HAIRY FROGFISH is covered with irregularly-arranged dermal spinules that allow the frogfish to "walk" on the sea bottom and to keep a stable position for ambush.