I'm watching Danny Collins on Netflix and I'm in awe of how badly this movie misses the mark.  Never mind that it's boring and hard to watch.  You have to wonder... How did they ever think Al Pacino could credibly play a former Rock Star?  Worse still, they introduce him as the next John Lennon, then show him on stage acting and sounding almost exactly like Neil Diamond.  Don't they know the difference?  Don't they think

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This is so inspiring I could cry. A police officer in DC shows up to stop a fight between two groups of teenagers. When one of the kids pulls out her phone and plays Watch Me (whip/nae nae), the officer challenges them to a dance off. If the officer wins the kids would break it up and leave peacefully. The kids very generously called it a tie, and left happy. "Instead of us fighting, she

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If you've ever worked in TV or film you probably remember the first time someone told you that the scene where your characters sing happy birthday was going to cost you a ton of money. You thought "WTF?! You're kidding me" Week at last a judge agrees with you, and rendered Warner Chapel's claim of ownership of the song invalid. Interesting fact. There song's original lyric was "good morning to you." Please see article in

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I heard on the radio that 54-40, a band I remember from the 80s, is still touring and recording largely thanks to "I Go Blind", one of their first hits - if you can call it that. I say that because the song didn't turn that many heads when it was released. It was kind of an also ran... Definitely not the band's best work. 54-40 was an innovative, and definitely cool band that in

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In spite of my reassurances that my house is about the least interesting part of Toronto Song Project, Marcy Cornblum at Sun Media was happy to send over the photographer and make my lack of taste a matter of public record. Read it and let me know :  did I overshare ? Click here to read it

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https://instagram.com/p/0Ndb0QjSJ4/ Toronto doesn't have the reputation of Nashville or even Seattle as being a music capital. But I think this video demonstrates what I love about this city... It gets out of your way and lets you create. Go subway dancer! Click to view

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