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Todd Haynes: Finding the frequency of the Velvet Underground

Oct. 14, 2021 08:02 AM EDT

The most often-repeated thing said about the Velvet Underground is Brian Eno’s quip that the band didn’t sell many records, but everyone who bought one started a band. You won’t hear that line in Todd Haynes’ documentary “The Velvet Underground,” nor will...

Bing Crosby's heirs sell stake in estate to boost his work

Oct. 11, 2021 09:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Crosby was 19 when his father, Bing, died in 1977. But when he goes to a shopping mall or party in December, there's a strong chance he'll hear his dad's voice singing “White Christmas.” He and his family want to hear that voice more during the...

New this week: 'Sopranos' prequel, Jon Stewart and Carlile

Sep. 27, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Jake Gyllenhaal teams up with director Antoine Fuqua and screenwriter Nic...

Space Coast tourism on way to record year, despite pandemic

Sep. 26, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — When the year began, Brevard County’s tourism chief was cautiously optimistic about a comeback for his industry locally. But he never expected to see how strong the recovery has become. Space Coast Office of Tourism Executive Director Peter...

Prominent fact-checker Snopes apologizes for plagiarism

Aug. 14, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder and CEO of the fact-checking site Snopes.com has acknowledged plagiarizing from dozens of articles done by mainstream news outlets over several years, calling the appropriations “serious lapses in judgment.” From 2015 to 2019 — and...

Want to pretend to live on Mars? For a whole year? Apply now

Aug. 06, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

Want to find your inner Matt Damon and spend a year pretending you are isolated on Mars? NASA has a job for you. To prepare for eventually sending astronauts to Mars, NASA began taking applications Friday for four people to live for a year in Mars Dune Alpha. That's a...

MTV marks 40th anniversary with a new 'Moon Person' design

Aug. 01, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

MTV is marking its 40th anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon, with an MTV flag planted nearby. On Sunday, the media network unveiled a large scale “Moon Person" during a ceremony at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral,...

Brandi Carlile inspired by isolation for new record

Jul. 21, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Americana singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile's new blonde locks are an homage to David Bowie, a hint at what her new music will sound like. The six-time Grammy-winner sports a Bowie-inspired look in the first music video from her upcoming sixth...