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Imagining a 50-year-old Kurt Cobain

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:32

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who defined grunge and the rise of alternative rock, would have turned 50 on Monday. Rock has kept evolving since his suicide yet "Nevermind," Nirvana's brutal 1991 masterpiece, is still widely considered one of the most influential albums in history. "He remains the most important musician of the last two decades in music, with an album that is still one of the last great rock records," said Charles R. Cross, who has written three books on the artist including "Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain." To Cross, Cobain's key contribution is opening the way for songwriters to tackle a wider emotional range.


Lana Del Rey teases new music with mysterious posters

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:30

The singer hasn't released an album since Honeymoon was unveiled in 2015.


Alicia Keys gifts personalised piano to DJ Khaled's son

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:30

The singer also wrote the lyrics to her 2007 hit No One over the top of the piano.


Angelina Jolie joined by children at Cambodian film premiere

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:30

The movie was presented to the country's royal family in the ancient Angkor Thom temple complex on Saturday (18Feb17).


Christina Hendricks bruised her fingers in Fist Fight knife stunt

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:30

The film's cast members all loved hanging out with Tracy Morgan as he made his big screen comeback after his near-fatal 2014 traffic accident.


Prepare for a Heart-Pumping Ride with the Honda Civic Type R 2018

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:27

Should we change Honda Civic’s Type R to Type H, instead? We seriously think so. “Honda’s heart-pumping hatch is as hot and heavy as Hades himself” can be an easy and ... The post Prepare for a Heart-Pumping Ride with the Honda Civic Type R 2018 appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


Philippine Church in 'show of force' vs drug killings

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:10

Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday for a "show of force" in the biggest rally yet to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. More than 6,000 people have died since Duterte took office seven months ago and ordered an unprecedented crime war that has drawn global criticism for alleged human rights abuses, but is popular with many in the mainly Catholic country. Members of one of the nation's oldest and most powerful institutions chanted prayers and sang hymns as they marched to condemn a "spreading culture of violence".


NBA: Murray powers World over US in Rising Stars Challenge

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 05:53

Canada's Jamal Murray made three straight from beyond the arc in the final three minutes to power the World team to a 150-141 win over the US squad in the Rising Stars Challenge game on Friday. Murray, who plays for the NBA's Denver Nuggets, scored 27 of his team-high 36 points in the second half at the Smoothie King Center arena. The international team was also led by New Orleans Pelicans guard Buddy Hield, a native of the Bahamas, who had 28 points, and New York Knicks center Kristaps Porzingis, a native of Latvia, who added 24.


Philippine Church in 'show of force' vs drug killings

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 03:16

Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday in a "show of force" to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. More than 6,000 people have died since Duterte took office seven months ago and ordered an unprecedented crime war that has drawn global criticism for alleged human rights abuses, but is popular with many in the mainly Catholic nation. In the biggest rally yet against the killings, members of one of the nation's oldest and most powerful institutions chanted prayers and sang hymns as they marched to condemn a "spreading culture of violence".


Paris Jackson maintained tomboy ease with Grammys look

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 03:00

Paris Jackson’s make-up artist Jo Baker wanted the star to feel “beautiful and clean” as she attended the recent Grammy Awards.


Sarah Jessica Parker ‘surprised’ by husband’s ability to multitask

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 03:00

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker has learned not to sweat the small things when it comes to her marriage.


Liam Payne ‘supports Cheryl’s post-baby career goals’

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 03:00

Liam Payne’s girlfriend Cheryl reportedly wants to help new mums with their body goals after she gives birth to her first child.


Lisa Marie Presley's estranged husband fires back at disturbing photos allegations

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:00

Michael Lockwood turns on "vindictive" former wife as divorce battle becomes messy.


Basketball: Knicks legend Oakley joins 3-on-3 league

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 22:54

Charles Oakley, the former NBA star arrested and ejected from Madison Square Garden last week, was named Friday as a player-coach in a new 3-on-3 basketball league debuting in June. Retired New York Knicks legend Oakley will join former NBA stars Chauncey Billups and Stephen Jackson on the Killer 3s of the Big3, which opens its eight-team inaugural season on June 24.


Westbrook-Durant drama sparks All-Star tensions

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 20:01

Once and future NBA teammates Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook played down the drama Friday of hard feelings over Durant leaving behind Oklahoma City and Westbrook to play for Golden State. Players gathered in New Orleans for interviews to hype Sunday's 66th NBA All-Star Game, in which ex-teammates Durant and Westbrook will be reunited on the Western Conference team as it faces the Eastern Conference elite.


Mariah Carey confirms romance with backup dancer

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 20:00

The singer and Brian Tenaka have been an item since she split from her fiance last year.


Jackman sheds a tear for end of 'Wolverine' franchise

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 19:42

Hugh Jackman's rip-roaring final turn in the "Wolverine" franchise premiered at the Berlin film festival Friday, as he admitted he shed a few tears saying goodbye to the juggernaut role. "Logan" sees the blade-fingered superhero reunited with his ailing father figure Professor X (British actor Patrick Stewart) and introduced to Laura, his mutant daughter he was unaware had been created in a Mexican laboratory. Jackman, who first appeared in the role of The Wolverine from the Marvel comics X-Men series in 2000, said the family story packed a heavy emotional punch for him and, he hoped, the audience.


NBA: Green clarifies 'slave master mentality' remark

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 19:28

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green backed off his comment Friday that New York Knicks owner James Dolan used "slave master mentality" toward former Knicks legend Charles Oakley. Green said remarks on his Tuesday "Dray Day" podcast "came off the wrong way" in criticizing Dolan for his role after Oakley's arrest led to him being banned from Madison Square Garden. "I never said James Dolan has a slave master mentality," Green told ESPN Radio.


NBA: Westbrook-Durant drama sparks All-Star tensions

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 19:25

Once and future NBA teammates Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook played down the drama Friday of hard feelings over Durant leaving behind Oklahoma City and Westbrook to play for Golden State. Players gathered in New Orleans for interviews to hype Sunday's 66th NBA All-Star Game, in which ex-teammates Durant and Westbrook will be reunited on the Western Conference team as it faces the Eastern Conference elite.


NBA: Aussie top pick Simmons set for key exam on foot injury

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:06

Australian playmaker Ben Simmons, the top pick in last year's NBA Draft, will have his broken right foot examined next Thursday in New York to see when he might finally be able to make his NBA debut. On January 23, doctors examined a CT scan and found an inner portion of the bone had not mended, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer report citing unnamed sources, which also said Simmons would be looked at next week at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Ben's long-term health remains our primary concern," 76ers president Bryan Colangelo said.