In Nashville, there are 10,000 singer-songwriters chasing success… with one chance in a million of getting it. For Miranda “no relation to Elvis” Presley (Samantha Mathis), that’s one chance worth taking. Fresh from New York City, Miranda befriends three fellow hopefuls: shy Connecticut cowboy Kyle Davidson (Dermot Mulroney); Southern belle Linda Lue Linden (Sandra Bullock); and James Wright (River Phoenix), a cocky Texan with brooding good looks and a honeyed voice. Together they begin a rocky ride down Music City’s well-worn highway, finding hope, heartbreak, happiness… and The Thing Called Love. Featuring songs and appearances by country music’s hottest stars, The Thing Called Love will grab you like a great melody.
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Biography of Elvis Presley
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It’s the 1980s and the rock landscape is littered with massive hair, synthesizers, and monster riffs, but there is an alternative being born in the sleepy East of America–we just don’t know it yet.
Before the Internet, MTV, and iPods provided far-off music fans with information and communities–and before Nirvana–kids across the world grew up in relative isolation, dependent on mix tapes and self-created art to slowly spread scenes and trends. It was under these conditions that four young musicians found one another in Boston, Massachusetts, and started a band called Pixies.
During their initial seven-year career, Pixies would play some of Europe’s most gigantic festivals, keep the press guessing, and cultivate a fervid internationa
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For sixty years, since the birth of United Artists, the studio landscape was unchanged.Then came Hollywood’s Circus Maximus—created by director Steven Spielberg, billionaire David Geffen, and Jeffrey Katzenberg, who gave the world The Lion King—an entertainment empire called DreamWorks. Now Nicole LaPorte,who covered the company for Variety, goes behind the hype to reveal for the first time the delicious truth of what happened. Readers will feel they are part of the creative calamities of moviemaking as LaPorte’s fly-on-the-wall detail shows us Hollywood’s bizarre rules of business.We see the clashes between the often otherworldly Spielberg’s troops and Katzenberg’s warriors, the debacles and disasters, but also the Oscar-winn
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Highlights from the final minute of the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers game at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC on January 4, 2009. The Wizards won 80-77. LeBron James was called for traveling which he later disputed, citing a crab dribble before taking two steps. What do you think? I had no idea this video would take off like it did, if you want to read more backstory behind it, check out my blog post at… www.billingsgazette.net
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