Netflix's Full House reboot won't be at total capacity after producers announced Friday that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who jointly portrayed youngest daughter Michelle Tanner on the long-running sitcom, will not participate in the Fuller House series. Nearly every major original cast member has signed on for the show, but...
Chrissie Hynde made a surprise appearance during the encore of Brandon Flowers' concert Thursday night in London, joining the Killers singer on a pair of tracks. First, Hynde and Flowers performed a rendition of Pretenders' "Don't Get Me Wrong," a track off the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band's 1986 LP...
Ireland has voted to legalize same-sex marriages following a vote held Saturday. Early estimates showed that over 60 percent of the Irish electorate voted "Yes" in support of a referendum that would allow for same-sex marriages in their constitution, and a final tally of all constituencies confirmed the result, RTE News reports. Ireland...
U2 are just five shows into their Innocence + Experience Tour, and they're already taking fan requests and breaking out super rarities. At Friday night's show in Phoenix, the group was all set to play "The Sweetest Thing" on the B stage until Bono stopped them. "This guy I met earlier asked...
A pair of former Wesleyan University students accused of dealing a bad batch of the party drug MDMA on campus will face federal drug charges. U.S. attorney Deirdre M. Daly announced Friday that 22-year-old Eric Lonergan and 21-year-old Zachary Kramer were indicted by a federal grand jury on five counts...
Just days after Jack White defended the value of music in a Q&A, the rocker has expanded on those thoughts in a new poem titled "Music Is Sacred." In the poem posted to his Third Man Books site, White pleads to "those of you who stand for the sanctity of music /...
Neil Young and Promise of the Real, a band featuring Willie Nelson's sons Lukas and Micah, will release their protest LP The Monsanto Years on June 16th, and today Young premiered a first look and listen for the album's "Rock Starbucks" music video at Democracy Now. Young, once a frequent Starbucks...
DJ Shadow has revealed that he and studio wizard G Jones are the brains behind the Nite School Klik, a moniker that mysteriously posted music on Shadow's Liquid Amber imprint before unveiling their true identities. For Shadow, Nite School Klik marks his first alias project since his mid-Nineties offshoot the Grave Robbers. So...
BEIRUT, LEBANON – It's after 3 P.M., and the line of Syrians waiting to register with the United Nations refugee agency has dwindled to fewer than a dozen. Early this morning, the same pavilion was slammed with families looking to go through the intake process, renew their status or check...
Louis Johnson, founding member of funk band the Brothers Johnson and an in-demand bassist who appeared on Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" and "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," died on Thursday, May 21st. He was 60. Johnson's nephew Troy confirmed his death to Rolling Stone, though a cause of death has yet...
A new superhero emerged when Make-A-Wish helped 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott fulfill his dream of becoming Batman in 2013. The first trailer for the upcoming documentary Batkid Begins, set for release on June 26th, offers an emotional glimpse at how the day came together (via Vulture). For the elaborate wish, San...
Salt-N-Pepa duked it out on Spike's Lip Sync Battle, transforming into modern pop divas and referencing some of their musical inspirations in an amiable battle between the longtime friends and collaborators. To kick things off, Salt went pop-rock, strutting and headbanging her way through Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone." "Who knew you...
"I think it's time science had a comeback," says Brad Bird. "To me, science is God. How could anyone not be excited by it?" With his new film, Tomorrowland — about an All-American teen genius (Britt Robertson) recruited to join a futuristic secret society of the best and brightest and help...
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell owe their musical partnership to a happy accident. Back in the mid-Seventies, Harris just happened to hear a few of Crowell's songs on a cassette tape intended for Anne Murray, who was making an album at the time. But so was Harris, who claimed one...
David Letterman stepped down as the host of the Late Show this week with an amazing all-star episode featuring everybody from Bill Murray to Tina Fey to the Foo Fighters. It was the end of an major chapter of pop culture history that began 33 years ago when NBC put him on...
Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann joined the band over 50 years ago, and he amassed some incredible stories throughout his tenure with the psychedelic jam-rock legends. One of the funniest tales – which he shared this week on Conan – involved a pot of coffee, some LSD and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.  In...
It's the day after The Voice finale and by 6 a.m., most of the Season Eight contestants had boarded a plane and were winging it back to their hometowns. But runner-up Meghan Linsey had one more day to cram in some press and take meetings in Los Angeles before heading...
Katrina Pestaño is running the mic. "Hollow, my bones will carry, rebellion like the rain," her rap begins. Head raised, chest out, eyes squeezed tight, her momentum builds. "I am that ancient rhythm, the heat of the sun." She drops her face and opens her eyes to take in the...
I don't know why I keep waiting for Roger Goodell to display at least the smallest trace of humanity in a public setting, because he just doesn't seem capable of it. Maybe there's a pulse inside that suit somewhere, but I haven't seen proof of it in all these months...
Nothing says "Yuletide" like a disillusioned Bill Murray shrug. Netflix has acquired A Very Murray Christmas, a holiday special – and "homage to the classic variety show" – which stars the iconic actor, as himself, worrying that his TV show will be ruined by a terrible New York City snowstorm. But...