DR. HOOK & THE MEDICINE SHOW: "Cover of the Rolling Stone." A fairly deranged live version.
NEW RELEASES: Paste will point you to Big Red Machine, Halsey (and NIN), CHVRCHES, and more.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENT has The Hawks, Steve Gunn, Supergrass and more.
JACKSON BROWNE visits World Cafe.
COURTNEY BARNETT shares a cover of the Velvet Underground's "I'll Be Your Mirror."
THE EVERLY BROTHERS gave voice to teenage anxiety and longing.
LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY, whose pioneering work with roots reggae and dub opened up profound new depths in Jamaican music, has died aged 85.
RON BUSHY, the longtime drummer of rock band Iron Butterfly, passed away Sunday morning at UCLA Medical Center. He was 79.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start The Fire."
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Candyman tops the chart with 22.4MM, which is solid for a horror film in late August during a pandemic. Free Guy places with 13.55MM on a seemingly solid 27 percent drop. Paw Patrol shows with 6.6MM on a 50 percent drop than might be steep for family fare, which has done pretty well even as covid cases have risen.
ED ASNER, the burly character actor who won seven Emmy Awards — five of them for playing the same character, the gruff but lovable newsman Lou Grant, introduced on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” — and later starred in film hits like “Up” and “Elf”<b class="css-8qgvsz ebyp5n10"> — died on Sunday at his home in Tarzana, Calif. He was 91. Here's his final interview.
KIM KARDASHIAN and KANYE WEST aren't calling off their divorce (yet).
BRITNEY SPEARS is under investigation by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department for allegedly striking her housekeeper during a “dispute” last week.
THE SUICIDE SQUAD out-streamed other DC movies in the last year, including Wonder Woman 1984 and the “Snyder cut” of Justice League.
THE KING'S MAN has a trailer online.
JOSEPHINE BAKER will be reinterred at the Panthéon in Paris 46 years after her death.
JAMES CORDEN, unpopular in a rat suit.
A SOLID POINTER in the store.
AUSTRALIAN MOTORISTS stopped to help a black swan and its cygnet get through traffic in Perth.
SPOTTED: Cow at a McDonald's drive-through in Wisconsin.
A FOUR-LEGGED WHALE that lived around 43 million years ago was identified by scientists in Egypt.