Author Archives: Liz Jordan


At The Movies

NEW ON DVD- Released March 24: • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies • Unbroken • Into the Woods • Monster High: Haunted • Mr. Bean – The Whole Bean: Remastered 25th Anniversary Collection TOP FIVE MOVIES AT THE BOX OFFICE LAST WEEKEND 3/20: 1. THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 2. CINDERELLA 3.  RUN ALL NIGHT 4.  THE GUNMAN 5. ... Read More »

Former Toto Bassist Mike Porcaro Dies


Mike Porcaro, who played bass for Toto between 1982 and 2007, died in bed early on Sunday at age 59. He’d left the band when he began to experience numbness in his fingers. Three years later, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Mike was the middle brother of Toto’s three Porcaros. His older brother Jeff, ... Read More »

RECORD STORE DAY: More Releases Announced


The folks behind Record Store Day have announced their full lineup of releases. Here are some highlights from the massive list due out on April 18th: Bruce Springsteen – The remastered versions of his first seven albums — available in a box set last fall — will be issued individually on vinyl. The Animals – The Animals No. 2 EP ... Read More »

WILL FERRELL: To Play Every Position in Five Different Spring Training Games


  Will Ferrell is set to make baseball history. The comedian will play every position for 10 different baseball teams in five spring training games today. He’ll play for the Mariners, Athletics, Cubs, Angels, Reds, Diamondbacks, Giants, White Sox, Dodgers and Padres. Ferrell’s schedule is as follows: 12:05 p.m. — Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics (HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa) 1:10 p.m. — Chicago Cubs ... Read More »

Live Styx Collection Out in May


Styx has set May 26th as the release date for their new concert collection, Live at the Orleans Arena Las Vegas. Captured last July 25th, it will be available on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and digitally. In addition to their concert staples such as “Too Much Time on My Hands,” “Rockin’ the Paradise,” “Come Sail Away,” “Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young ... Read More »

How many animals will you eat in a lifetime?


According to an online Vegetarian Calculator, meat-eaters consume over 7,000 animals throughout their lifetimes. Here’s a breakdown of what the average carnivore’s animal quota looks like: 11 cows 27 pigs 2,400 chickens 80 turkeys 30 sheep 4,500 fish That’s pretty much the size of a farm. Read More »

Record Store Day Special Releases


Robert Plant is one of a group of artists who unveiled Record Store Day release plans today (Monday). He’ll offer previously unreleased live material on vinyl for the April 18th promotion. Plant’s More Roar, a three-track, 10-inch EP on Black Vinyl, will contain versions of “Turn It Up”/”Arbaden” and “Poor Howard” as well as a medley based around Led Zeppelin‘s ... Read More »

March Is…..


  2015 Bizarre and Unique Holidays   Month: Irish American Month Music in Our Schools Month National Craft Month National Frozen Food Month National Irish American Heritage Month- designated by Congress in 1995. National Nutrition Month National Peanut Month National Women’s History Month Red Cross Month Social Workers Month Did you Know? March was named for the Roman God “Mars” ... Read More »