Repurposing New York's Aphorist Laureate for Very New York Purposes

When Yogi Berra plugged disability insurance, he could just as well have been talking about art: When you don't have it, that's when you need it. [Author: Stefan Kac]
Tags: Art, New York, Advertising, Current Events, Jazz, Yogi Berra, Stefan Kac, Aphorisms And Aphorists, Berra (yogi

Nashville “A-Team” Bassist Bob Moore Dead At 88

Bob Moore, a bassist in Nashville’s “A-Team” of sessions musicians, has died at 88, according to Billboard. He played on countless songs over his decades in the business, including performing on the studio versions of Elvis Presley’s “Are You Lonesome Tonight?,” Patsy Cline’s “Crazy,” Loretta Lynn’s “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler,” Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree,” and many others. In 2007, when he was celebrated at the Country Music Hall Of Fame in its Nashv...
Tags: Music, News, Elvis Presley, Nashville, Loretta Lynn, Moore, Patsy Cline, Kenny Rogers, Brenda Lee, Nashville Cats, Bob Moore

Superhero Bits: New Venom 2 Footage Arrives, Miss Minutes Is Coming Back Soon & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:"Doom Patrol" season 3 is finally here"Ms. Marvel" officially gets pushed to 2022"Loki" favorite Miss Minutes is returning soonCheck out new footage from "Venom: Let There Be...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Disney, Pop, Andy Serkis, Thor, Tom Hardy, Nick Tarabay, Cw, Hawkeye, Cool Stuff, Steve Harper, Loki, Hardy, Melissa Benoist

Billie Eilish and Amazon teamed up for a new limited-edition Echo Studio smart speaker - you can preorder now for $230

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Billie Eilish Echo Studio is now available for preorder. Amazon Billie Eilish is collaborating with Amazon for the release of a limited-edition Echo Studio. It costs $230, which is $30 more than a standard Echo Studio. The Billie Eilish Echo Studio is available for preorder now and will be released on October 14. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky You can now preorder an Echo Studio designed specif...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Echo, Music, Audio, Speakers, Trends, Tech, Smart Home, Alexa, Dolby Atmos, Billie Eilish, Tech Insider, Eilish, Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Music Unlimited Amazon

Fauness – “It Gets Better”

Fauness, the idiosyncratic London pop artist whom we named one of the best new bands of 2019, is releasing her new Maiden No More EP in a couple of weeks. Every song on the EP, which was named after the second section of Tess Of The D’Urbervilles, was co-produced by recent Olivia Rodrigo and Injury Reserve collaborator Jam City. Today, following lead single “Dragonfly,” she’s sharing the EP’s closing track “It Gets Better.”
Tags: Music, London, New Music, Fauness, Olivia Rodrigo and Injury Reserve, Jam City Today

Young Nudy & 21 Savage Connect On The Visual For “Child’s Play” [Video]

Young Nudy teams up for 21 Savage for their latest visual for "Child's Play" which pays homage to legendary horror films.
Tags: News, Newsletter, Jazz, Viral Video, New Music, Did You Know, For Your Information, For Your Viewing Pleasure, Apple-news, 21 Savage and Young Nudy, 4LBUM, Young Nudy Dr. Evil, Young Nudy Rich Shooter

SMH: Jeannie Mai’s Messy Ex-Hubby & His Salty GF Say She’s ‘Trash’ & A ‘Troll’ Amid News Of Her Jenkins Baby

Freddy Harteis, Jeannie Mai Jenkins' ex is seemingly salty reading comments about her pregnancy news and he's being messy on Instagram and likening her to "trash." Not only THAT, but Freddy's girlfriend Linda Toole has had A LOT to say in regards to Jeannie, referring to her as a "troll" in a post.
Tags: News, Jazz, Freddy, SMH, Jeannie, Jeannie Mai, For Your Information, Messy, Really, Freddy Harteis, Divroces, Linda Toole, Freddy Harteis Jeannie Mai Jenkins

SMH: Jeannie Mai’s Messy Ex-Hubby & His Salty GF Send ‘Trash’ & ‘Troll’ Shade Amid News Of Her Jeezy Jenkins Baby

Freddy Harteis, Jeannie Mai Jenkins' ex is seemingly salty reading comments about her pregnancy news and he's being messy on Instagram and likening her to "trash." Not only THAT, but Freddy's girlfriend Linda Toole has had A LOT to say in regards to Jeannie, referring to her as a "troll" in a post.
Tags: News, Jazz, Freddy, SMH, Jeannie, Jeannie Mai, For Your Information, Messy, Really, Freddy Harteis, Divroces, Linda Toole, Freddy Harteis Jeannie Mai Jenkins, Jenkins Baby

Hands-on review: Apple’s head-tracking for music is one weird trip

What happens when you add head-tracking to the already immersive audio experience of Dolby Atmos Music? We put Apple's tech to the test.
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, Home Theater, Apple Music, Spatial Audio, Dolby Atmos Music, AirPods Max, Head Tracking

So Sad: Coroner Confirms That Body Of Missing Grad Student Jelani Day Has Been Identified

There's a sad update to report surrounding Jelani Day. A coroner has confirmed that the body of the missing Illinois State University grad student has been identified. LaSalle County Coroner Richard Ploch noted that a male body found "floating near the south bank of the Illinois River approximately ¼ mile east of the Illinois Rt. 251 Bridge of the Illinois River" on Sept. 4 is Jelani Day.
Tags: News, Jazz, Illinois, Illinois River, Did You Know, For Your Information, Illinois State University, Jelani Day, Jelani Day Death, Jelani Day Found, Richard Ploch

“Red Table Talk” Exclusive: Method Man Talks Total Body Transformation On Jada’s 50th Birthday Episode, Admits Gam’s Pic Got Him Going!

In a "Red Table Talk" exclusive clip, Method Man joins the show for Jada's 50th birthday and speaks about his own evolution. The rapper-turned-actor says he's in the best shape of his life at age 49 and it started when he looked at ways he could improve himself. He also talks about a photo of Gammy that caught his eye!
Tags: TV, News, Actors, Musicians, Jazz, Willow Smith, Happy Birthday, Jada, Arts & Entertainment, Celebrity News, Jada Pinkett-smith, Method Man, For Your Viewing Pleasure, Bossip Exclusives, Gammy, Body Transformation

Springtime – “Will To Power”

Springtime are a new art-rock trio made up of Australian musicians Gareth Liddiard (the Drones/Tropical Fuck Storm), Jim White (Xylouris White/Dirty Three), and Chris Abrahams (The Necks). After making their live debut in Melbourne earlier this year, they’ve now announced their self-titled debut album, out this fall, which features a cover of Will Oldham’s “West Palm Beach” and several collaborations with British poet Ian Duhig, who happens to be Liddiard’s uncle. The record’s lead single “Will ...
Tags: Music, Melbourne, Jim White, New Music, West Palm Beach, Matt McGuigan, Springtime, The Necks, Chris Abrahams, Tropical Fuck Storm, Liddiard, Gareth Liddiard, The Drones, Ian Duhig

So Sweet: Steph & Ayesha Curry Renew Their Vows After 10 Years In Intimate Ceremony, 9-Year-Old Daughter Riley Officiates

The happily married Currys recently renewed their vows in a ceremony officiated by a special guest. Steph and Ayesha Curry marked 10 years as a married couple in a major way with an intimate vow renewal that Ayesha recapped on social media. According to the cookbook author, her Golden State Warriors hubby surprised her with "the most beautiful" event and even picked out the dress she'd be wearing. 
Tags: News, Newsletter, Jazz, Steph Curry, Steph, Riley, Ayesha, Ayesha Curry, For Your Information, Matrimony-dom, Coupled Up, Steph & Ayesha Curry Renew Their Vows, Steph and Ayesha, Steph and Ayesha Curry, Steph and Ayesha Vow Renewal

For The Woke Wee Ones: Ibram X. Kendi Reads From “Antiracist Baby” For BookTube Jr. [VIDEO Exclusive]

Popular author Ibram X. Kendi makes a visit to the YouTube Kids original series Booktube Jr. to read his children's book "Antiracist Baby" featuring illustrations by Ashley Lukashevsky. The kids all weigh in about the importance of diversity making for a really heartwarming episode.
Tags: Books, Family, Parenting, Babies, Jazz, Arts & Entertainment, For Your Viewing Pleasure, Bossip Exclusives, Preciousness, Race Matters, For the Children, Ibram X. Kendi, Ibram, Ashley Lukashevsky, Family & Parenting, BookTube Jr

How An Opera By A Black Composer Finally Made It To The Met

The company’s certainly had opportunities before: William Grant Still submitted scores in 1919 and 1935; both were casually dismissed. So Terence Blanchard was astounded to get a call from Peter Gelb asking to stage Fire Shut Up in My Bones after its 2019 premiere. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, William Grant, Terence Blanchard, Peter Gelb

New Metropolitan Opera Radio Host Named

Only the fifth person to serve in this capacity, Debra Lew Harder follows in the footsteps of former legendary voices of the Met, Milton Cross (1931-1975), Peter Allen (1975-2004), Margaret Juntwait (2004-2015), and, most recently, Mary Jo Heath (2016-2021). – Broadway World
Tags: Art, Music, Peter Allen, Met Milton Cross, Margaret Juntwait, Mary Jo Heath

White-On-White Crime: Debra Messing Messily Mocks Kim Kardashian’s ‘SNL’ Hosting Gig

Following Wednesday's announcement of SNL hosts for the upcoming season, which included an episode hosted by Kim Kardashian with musical guest Halsey, the Will & Grace star took to Twitter to question why the SKIMS founder would even be considered for the gig.
Tags: Kim Kardashian, News, Newsletter, Jazz, Saturday Night Live, Debra Messing, SMH, For Your Information, For Discussion, What The Hell, In White Folks News, Really

Fugees return to New York for their first gig in 15 years … after a three-hour wait

The rap trio kick off their just-announced world tour to an eager audience but fall into old habits of tardiness Dressed in a red frock which flounced as she performed, the rapper, singer and musician Lauryn Hill told the eager but weary crowd: “Respect the miracle. Respect the miracle of this union” three and a half hours later than billed. Related: Fugees announce reunion world tour, 25 years after The Score Continue reading...
Tags: Music, New York, Rap, Culture, Hip-hop, Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, Fugees

Gang Members Arrested After Being Caught Smuggling KFC Chicken, 10 Tubs Of Coleslaw Into Locked Down Auckland, New Zealand

Two gang associates arrested after they are caught smuggling KFC into a strick COVID-19 lockdown zone of Auckland where all restaurants are closed and everyone is to remain at home.
Tags: News, Newsletter, Jazz, Arrests, Auckland, Kfc, Auckland New Zealand, SMH, For Your Information, What The Hell, Really, KFC Chicken, Arrest over KFC Smuggling, KFC Smuggling, KFC Smuggling In Auckland

“Family Or Fiancé” Exclusive: Monique And Sammy Run Their Successful Business Together, But Is Work Ruining Their Relationsip? [VIDEO]

On Saturday night's episode of "Family Or Fiancé," Tracy sits down with Monique and Sammy about how their work together is dominating their time. But when she asks Sammy to make room for intimacy off the job, he gets so emotional he leaves the session!
Tags: Reality TV, TV, Television, News, Relationships, Tracy, Weddings, Jazz, Monique, Sammy, For Your Viewing Pleasure, Matrimony-dom, Coupled Up, Family Or Fiancé

#DemetriusHollins Black Man Files Lawsuit Against Ex-Georgia Cops Caught Hitting Him In The Face And Kicking Him In The Head While Handcuffed

In April 2017, Atlanta-area Black man Demetrius Hollins was pulled over by Gwinett County police, one of whom was seen hitting him in the face, while the other was seen kicking him in the head while he was handcuffed. Hollins is suing the county, the Gwinnet police department, the former police chief, and the two officers.
Tags: Video, Crime, Atlanta, Current Events, Jazz, Hollins, Demetrius Hollins, Civil Rights & Social Justice, Demetrius Hollins Lawsuit, Gwinett County

Watch The Trailer For New Insane Clown Posse Documentary United States Of Insanity

A 2011 FBI report classified Juggalos, fans of the controversial rap duo Insane Clown Posse, as a “loosely organized hybrid gang.” Viewing this as a dangerous precedent that would allow law enforcement to target people as criminals for their musical taste — or any number of other reasons — the ACLU teamed up with ICP to sue the FBI for discrimination. In 2017, Juggalos marched on Washington. Their ongoing legal battle with the United States federal government is the subject of the new documentar...
Tags: Music, News, Washington, Fbi, United States, Aclu, Juggalos, ICP, Insane Clown Posse, Tom Putnam, Brenna Sanchez

Hyd – “Skin 2 Skin”

Tags: Music, New Music, Hyd, Caroline Polachek

Nick Cave Plays HG Wells In New Benedict Cumberbatch Movie About Cat Illustrator Louis Wain

Nick Cave has carved out a nice little side hustle composing film scores alongside his Bad Seeds bandmate Warren Ellis, and he’s also written gritty dramas like The Proposition and Lawless. But in all of Nick Cave’s time in the movie industry, he hasn’t done a whole lot of acting, despite being a deeply compelling presence with a ton of gravitas. Most of Cave’s acting roles have been quick cameos: Freak Storm in Johnny Suede, the saloon singer in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Ro...
Tags: Music, Benedict Cumberbatch, News, Shakespeare, Hg Wells, Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Jesse James, Coward Robert Ford, Cave, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, Illustrator Louis Wain

Thirty Years Ago Nirvana Changed Seattle Music Forever

The album represents a moment in time when everything about Seattle culture changed. The very words “Seattle music” meant something different afterward, both in the Northwest and in the world. – Seattle Times
Tags: Art, Music, Seattle, Northwest

Willie Nelson – “Family Bible”

Willie Nelson has announced his new album The Willie Nelson Family. True to its name, the gospel-influenced collection features Willie’s sister Bobbi Nelson on piano, his sons Lukas and Micah Nelson on guitar, vocals, drums, and bass, and his daughters Paula and Amy Nelson on background vocals, plus his longtime bandmates Mickey Raphael, Billy English, Paul English, and Kevin Smith on harmonica, drums, percussion, and bass.
Tags: Music, Willie Nelson, New Music, Kevin Smith, Paula, Willie, Lukas, Micah Nelson, Amy Nelson, Bobbi Nelson, Mickey Raphael Billy

Golden State Warriors Are Reportedly Worried Andrew Wiggins Will Miss Games Over Anti-Vaccine Stance

The Golden State Warriors are worried that Andrew Wiggins will miss home games next season because he doesn’t want to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Tags: News, Nba, Jazz, Vaccine, Golden State Warriors, Andrew Wiggins, SMH, For Your Information, For Discussion, Ballers, Really, COVID

Your Weekly Helping Of Tidday Meats & Treats On The Gram

We've compiled the hottest celebrity thirst traps of the week. This week's list includes hot pics from Rihanna, Saweetie, Jordyn Woods, Lala Anthony, and more.
Tags: News, Instagram, Rihanna, New, Jazz, Originals, Arts & Entertainment, Multi, For Your Information, Hi Hater, For Your Viewing Pleasure, Hollyweird, For Discussion, What The Hell, Really, Joie Chavis

#MAFS Messiness: Here’s What Happened When Boundary Breaking Jose ‘Accidentally’ Locked Rachel Out Of The House

Rachel and Jose's Married At First Sight marriage came crashing down this week during a BIG blow-up over Rachel, an admitted previous cheater, calling Jose another man's name. Jose flew into a fit of rage over the mixup that happened in a non-intimate moment and cussed at his wife. "This is a f*** marriage!" said Jose. "Not some ****g like boyfriend-girlfriend s***t. "I'm sorry but nobody will talk to me like that," responded Rachel. "Well f***k you then, geet the f*** out," said Jose. ...
Tags: Reality TV, News, House, Jazz, Viral Video, Rachel, Jose, SMH, For Your Information, What The Hell, Really, MAFS, MAFS 13, MAFS Houston, Jose and Rachel, Rachel and Jose MAFS

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