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Lucinda Williams, "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone" (Highway 20) "Have compassion for everyone you meet," goes the opening line on the new album from Lucinda Williams, who struggles to follow her own counsel on the rest of the two-CD set. More than once, Williams advises...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Sleepy Hollow" was renewed after just three episodes last year, and star Tom Mison, who plays Ichabod Crane, calls the new season "the tricky second album." "Last season people were ... expecting us to be terrible," Mison says of the Fox mythical drama, which...
What we learned during a seven-hour odyssey at Paisley Park: — Prince is a mean pingpong player: A pingpong table is the centerpiece of the rehearsal space outside of the studio at Paisley Park, and it gets plenty of use. Prince shows he's a pretty deft player — he hits from...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Louise Parker, the award-winning star of "Weeds," is writing a book about the "'significant men in her life." The book is called "Dear Mr. You" and Scribner announced Monday that it's scheduled for next fall. The 50-year-old Parker will tell her story...
"How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise" (Basic Books), by Chris Taylor Chris Taylor, deputy editor of the social media website Mashable, lets his geekdom shine with "How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Louise Parker, the award-winning star of "Weeds," is writing a book about the "'significant men in her life." The book is called "Dear Mr. You" and Scribner announced Monday that it's scheduled for next fall. The 50-year-old Parker will tell her story...
Prince, "Art Official Age" (Warner Bros.) Prince, "PLECTRUMELECTRUM" (Warner Bros.) To attract attention, album releases can't just be album releases these days. They need to be Events — surprises, giveaways or, in U2's case, both. Prince's entry is the appearance of two...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nathan Lane's first book is no shaggy dog story. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers announced Monday that the Broadway actor known for his starring role in "The Producers" has a deal for a picture book, "Naughty Mabel." Scheduled for next fall, the book...
NEW YORK (AP) — The other day, Billy Hayes was rehearsing a scene from his one-man show when he was interrupted by the director. It was too static, worried Jeffrey Altshuler. There's not enough activity. "You mean locked in one place and you can't move?" cracked Hayes. "Yes, I...