Archive for April 27th, 2011

Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears Honored to Write ‘Tales of the City’ Musical

April 27th, 2011
It didn't take much to persuade Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears to get involved with a musical adaptation of Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City novels "I got an email from [librettist Jeff Whitty] wondering if I'd be interested in a musical that took place in the Seventies and had...

Kara DioGuardi Reveals True Story of ‘American Idol’ Stint

April 27th, 2011
Remember when former American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi stripped down to a bikini and upstaged Katrina "Bikini Girl" Darrell during the season 8 finale?  In DioGuardi's new book A Helluva High Note she reveals that the incident humiliated her and she spent weeks begging the show's producers to cut the...

Exclusive: Stream ‘Tennessee Jed’ from the Grateful Dead’s 1972 Tour

April 27th, 2011
Click to listen to The Grateful Dead's "Tennessee Jed" Many Deadheads point to the Grateful Dead's 1972 tour as the group's finest Bootlegs of the shows have circulated for years but this fall Rhino is selling a massive 72-disc box set that contains every single show from the 22-city trek It...

‘Glee’ Recap: Everyone’s Proud to be ‘Born This Way’

April 27th, 2011
Mr Schuester's booty camp to get the New Directions prepped for Nationals goes south when two-left-feet Finn breaks Rachel's nose — but it plus Emma Pillsbury's ongoing OCD issues inspires this week's "acceptance" theme after Rachel considers a nose job so all is OK The New Directions are tasked with...