"Best Books of 2019" Lists Update - December 5th

For the twelfth straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating daily. Please feel free to e-mail me with a blog, magazine, newspaper, or other online list I have missed. Previous updates to the master list of online "best books of 2019" lists. See also: Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2019 music lists. Please consider making a donation or leaving a tip to Larg...
Tags: Music, David, New York Times, Times, Chicago Tribune, Variety, KCRW, Iowa Public Radio, Financial Review, Rebecca Howard, Camille Styles, Andrea Scher, Quill Quire, Melissa Schlies, Keira Soleore, Michael Silverblatt

NBA YoungBoy’s Brothers Arrested & Charged With Murder of Baton Rouge Teen

NBA YoungBoy’s younger brothers are among three teens charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office said Javon Brown died Tuesday (Dec. 3) from injuries he sustained in a shooting the day before. 16-year-old Jeffrey Tate and 18-year-old Davaughn Tate turned themselves in to police Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 4) and are facing murder charges in Brown’s death. WBRZ reports that during a court hearing Thursday, prosecutors sai...
Tags: Celebs, Murder, Crime, Shooting, Montana, Hip Hop, Nba, Pop Culture, Jazz, Louisiana, Anderson, Trending, Brown, Tate, Kevin Anderson, Baton Rouge Louisiana

Brandy Reunites With “Moesha” Cast & Confirms Reboot

“Mo to the … E to the” is officially coming back to TV! Brandy recently reunited with her TV parents William Allen Young and Sheryl Lee Ralph on stage at an AIDS musical benefit hosted by Ralph’s D.I.VA. Foundation, according to our friends over at The Grape Juice. “We would like to know would you like to do a ‘Moesha’ Reboot?” Ralph—who played Moesha’s stepmom Dee Mitchell—asked Brandy as she stood between her and Allen, Moesha’s father. “Yeah! Absolutely,” Brandy responded before telling the a...
Tags: Videos, TV, Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Brandy, Countess Vaughn, The Real, Lee, Ralph, UPN, Mo Nique, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Moesha, TV show reboots

A Happier Fantasia Regrets Her 2010 Suicide Attempt: “If I Could Do That Over, I Would”

A light Q&A game on The Real took a serious turn when Fantasia was asked the one thing she wishes she could do-over. While promoting her tour, Tasia sat down with the Real ladies on Tuesday (Dec. 3). After Adrienne Bailon asked what would be her “do-over,” Tasia opened up and expressed regret over her 2010 suicide attempt. “When I tried to just get away from the world. Some will say commit suicide. I didn’t think it was me trying to kill myself. I just wanted to be away from all the noise. If I ...
Tags: Videos, TV, Celebs, Pop Culture, Jazz, Robin Thicke, Suicide Attempt, The Real, Fantasia, Tasia, Loni Love, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, Adrienne Bailon

Nashville and Paris Shows Confirmed

Three more shows have been added to Jimmy Buffett’s 2020 Slack Tide Tour: Nashville, TN Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 Ascend Amphitheatre On Sale 12/13 through Ticketmaster | Ticketnetwork Paris, France Thursday, September 24th, 2020 La Cigale On Sale 12/6 through Paris, France Saturday, September 26th, 2020 La Cigale On Sale 12/6 through See all of the tour dates that have been announced so far here.
Tags: Music, Paris, Nashville, Tickets, Tour Dates, Ticketmaster, Paris France, Jimmy Buffett, Ticketnetwork Paris France, La Cigale On Sale

Don’t Feed These Animals

NEBULA STUDIOS presents the story of an hungry lab bunny who accidentally gives life to his favourite food and now he needs to make unexpected alliances against a bigger threat! Story by Guilherme... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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The idea

Can you visualise the frustrations of the creative process? By blue zoo [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Michael Kiwanuka – Hero

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The Districts – Hey Jo

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Angel Olsen What It Is

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Trail Mix – December 2019

I don’t know if it was really bound to happen, but I am sure excited that it did. This month, a former fifth grade student of mine – Shane McLaughlin – and his band appear on Trail Mix. Folks, that is pretty cool. I taught McLaughlin during one of my first years teaching near Charlottesville, Virginia. Life took Shane, and his passion for music, to Harrisonburg, Virginia, and then eventually to the University of Pittsburgh, where he studied finance and eventually ended up pursuing a career...
Tags: Music, Sport, Cycling, First Aid Kit, Liz, Patty Griffin, Allison Moorer, Harry Nilsson, University of Pittsburgh, Hill, Shane, Charlottesville Virginia, McLaughlin, Wildwood, Aoife O Donovan, Wayne Hancock


I hope this news is true for everyone. Source material, part one: Part two: Who knew that finance, 1933-style, could be such fun in this century? It is, when Marty Grosz, guitar and vocal, is setting policy and interest rates. … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, Jazz, Ginger Rogers, Scott Robinson, Harry Warren, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman, Ideal Places

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