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Not-so-super memories of the Super Bowl halftime shows

The first Super Bowl I watched on TV? That’s easy: the 1980 matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers. The Rams were my first favorite football team, thanks in large part to it being Warren Beatty’s team in … Continue reading

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I hate to admit it, but Thriller is a classic

My friends and family are used to me chaffing at icons of my youth being declared “classic.” Even at 44, it still doesn’t feel like movies I saw in theaters when they opened or albums I bought on vinyl with … Continue reading

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Derby: Jacksons coming to Barnstable-Brown

The Kentucky Derby is now less that two weeks away and the guest list is starting to take shape for the annual Barnstable-Brown Derby Eve Gala, April 30 at the Louisville home of Patricia Barnstable-Brown. Tito, Marlon and Jackie Jackson, … Continue reading

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The Grammys 2010: trying too hard

In one way, the Grammy Awards clearly got it: People don’t tune into the Grammy Awards for awards. They want to see the performances. And in the last few years, they’ve made the show a must see with performances like … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson: What were your favorites?

Michael Jackson – New Music – More Music Videos Thriller always gets all the props, but in many ways, the Beat It video (above) was Michael Jackson’s masterpiece — a gritty little drama with the classic Michael look and moves. … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson outlived his greatness

The last time we had the conversation, I was driving the kids to school. Don’t Stop the Music by Rihanna came on the radio, and I mentioned that it used a Michael Jackson sample — Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, complete … Continue reading

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