Author Archives: Randi Scott

At the Movies ….

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THEATER, WAIT FOR VIDEO, OR SKIP IT? If you really need to get out of the house, there are a couple of decent movie choices for you this weekend. The Magnificent Seven: THEATER Rotten Tomatoes score:61 Metacritic score: 53 Storks: WAIT FOR VIDEO (unless your kids are driving you nuts) Rotten Tomatoes score: 51 Metacritic score: 54 Read More »

Randi’s Rock Lesson w/Bruce Springsteen ~ HBD Bruce! =)

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As we celebrate Bruce Springsteen’s birthday today let’s take a closer look at “Backstreets” from Born to Run, 1975… E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg reflects on why “Backstreets” is one of his favorite Springsteen songs and says, “I guess what hit me most about it was the emotionalism of the lyrics. I felt particularly proud to play on that ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Lesson with the Eagles ~ Happy Birthday Don Felder!

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In celebration of guitarist Don Felder’s birthday today, let’s take a closer look at Hotel California, 1977 as Don Felder says, “I originally wrote it in my back bedroom in a beach house in Malibu with a little Rhythm Ace drum machine which has a cha-cha beat on it. But I’d written all the bass parts and guitar parts and everything ... Read More »

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Bassist Ron Blair HBD! =)

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers bassist Ron Blair turns 68 years old today. Today’s question: Blair’s sister Janice was married to a rock star for a couple of years in the ’70s. Who was it? a) Tom Petty b) Don Felder c) Billy Gibbons >d) Gregg Allman (she’s the third of Gregg’s six wives, just before Cher — they were married from ... Read More »

Alice Cooper ~ Shep Gordan’s “They Call Me Supermensch: A Backstage Pass to ….

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Alice Cooper’s longtime manager Shep Gordon — already the subject of a documentary film — will publish his autobiography, They Call Me Supermensch: A Backstage Pass to the Amazing Worlds of Film, Food and Rock ‘n’ Roll, on September 20th. Alice Cooper has paid tribute to actor Gene Wilder, saying, “I count working with Gene Wilder on his TV sitcom Something ... Read More »

Misogyny a Crime….haters gonna hate

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Some folks in Great Britain are taking strides towards criminalizing the worst examples of misogyny…. Police in Nottingham, England launched a pilot program earlier this year to crack down on misogyny in its worst forms. They began detaining men charged with offenses ranging from street harassment to unwanted physical approaches. The success of the campaign has led police forces in other ... Read More »

Kaepernick Subject of South Park ….

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SOUTH PARK: Kaepernick Spoofed in New Season Promo South Park returns Wednesday night with an all-new season and they’ve jumped right onto the Colin Kaepernick national anthem controversy. The show released a 30-second promo for the new season in which they spoof Kaepernick by showing its characters at a sporting event singing a new anti-police version of “The Star Spangled ... Read More »