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Curses! A musical satire for Cub fans

The media is in a feeding frenzy over the fan who allegedly "lost" the Cubs game. Here's a satirical song for those who believe in the Curse of the Billy Goat. Read More »

Restaurant Confidential?

Something is amiss -- or at least is missing -- from the Zagat restaurant ratings these days. Read More »

Beethoven’s 9th manuscript sells for $3.5m

The greatest piece of music ever written commands the highest price ever paid for a single work. Read More »

Springsteen meets Moulin Rouge

In rock n' roll, it doesn't get bigger than Meat Loaf, or his grandiose 1977 classic "Bat Out of Hell." Read More »

1 Million Strangled Ducklings Can’t Be Wrong

Paris' legendary restaurant Tour d'Argent will serve its 1 millionth duck next week. But the writeup sounds as if it were written by PETA or the author of the Crunchy Frog sketch. Read More »

We Loves You Nina, 1933-2003

Eclectic jazz great and civil rights icon Nina Simone passed away early Monday at the age of 70. Read More »

The $4 Bin – Volume 3

More gold nuggets mined from the used CD bin at my local record shop. Read More »

Warning: Do Not Taunt Water Yo-Yo

The latest gotta-have-it toy in New York brings back memories. Read More »

WAR! Ungh! Good God y’all…

"War" singer Edwin Starr dead at 61. Read More »

RIP, Mr. Noodle’s Brother, Mr. Noodle

Emmy- and Tony-winning character actor Michael Jeter, best known in my household as Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle on Elmo's World, passed away over the weekend. Read More »