Dream-Casting a Live-Action Little Mermaid for Disney


Perhaps no task is more difficult for a studio than casting a well-known franchise to match the sky-high expectations of fans. From novels to comic books to animated film remakes, Hollywood has had mixed results with the task; some have spent the big bucks to get the demanded stars, Read more

Best Movies of 2016: The 3rd Annual Groucho Awards


Welcome to the Third Annual Groucho Awards! This is my own platform to nominate and award the movies of my choosing, because it seems that far too often, the movies with the biggest campaigns get Oscar nominations and the little guys are left out in the cold. This year Read more

A compelling case that Corinne is six-years-old, and other Bachelor nonsense


  Written by: @jeremywilson412 In the words of Chris Harrison, "Coming up on this week's episode (recap) of The Bachelor..." The ladies receive their first real test, we pause to remember those we lost this week, I present a theory about Corinne that is bulletproof, and we discuss the contenders and pretenders. But Read more

I was not going to write about The Bachelor, but then...


(Written by: @JeremyWilson412) I wasn’t going to write about The Bachelor this year, but then a girl showed up in a shark costume convinced it was a dolphin costume. I wasn’t going to write about The Bachelor this year, but then a girl showed up who hooked up with Nick at Read more

What I Learned about Chris Pratt's Faith


Most of us have loved Chris Pratt since we first met him as Andy Dwyer on Parks and Rec. Then he made his dramatic debuts in Academy Award Best Picture nominees Moneyball and Zero Dark Thirty. The latter revealed that he could be an action star, so it came as no surprise Read more

The Top 10 Things in Entertainment for 2016


2016 has largely been seen as a bad year, with one of the prominent reasons being the passing of so many artists and celebrities. While it certainly was painful to lose talents like Prince, David Bowie, Carrie Fisher, and dozens of others, those ends didn’t take away from the Read more

Music

The Death of the Diva

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I held out hope I would never have to write what I’m about to write. I held true to my belief the online world would correct itself and reverse course from the horrid direction in which it was descending. But there’s no pulse anymore. The body’s gone cold, and the ambulance has been called. It’s time to declare the diva dead. Read more

The 20/20 Experience Review and Power Ranking of the Tracks

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People are always coming up to me and being like, “Clayton, you have such an amazing taste in music. Why don’t you focus your writing on music?” I like to consider myself much like Justin Timberlake in that I dabble in music, but my talents are too broad to contain.

OK. None of that is true, but in case you haven’t heard, JT released a new album yesterday called The 20/20 Experience. I’m here to give you my initial reaction and a power ranking of the tracks on JT’s return home to his “first talent.”

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An Interview with Rob Baird and Upcoming Shows

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Recently I had the pleasure of getting to chat with Rob Baird, an up and comer on the country music scene (and former high school classmate), about his budding music career, his journey from Memphis to Texas, and his feelings on the music industry today.

After recently getting to perform at the famed Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN he will be making a stop in his hometown of Memphis tonight for a show at Minglewood Hall.

Here are some snippets from our conversation: Read more

Knee Jerk Reactions to Beale St. Music Festival Lineup – 2013

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Today the lineup for the annual Memphis in May Beale St. Music Festival was announced. And like most years, it’s a hodgepodge of artists from every genre imaginable. Some great, some good, some bad, some pathetic. Read more

Work Tunes in a Tweet

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I work in a pretty square environment. Suit and tie every day. Everyone uses PCs. What you would expect the behind the scenes departments of a bank to look like.

So in order to keep things in my particular office more cultured and more fun, I listen to music throughout the day with this little set-up. Read more

Justin Time

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The best thing that Justin Timberlake could have done for himself and his brand was to NOT make music…

Because now that he is putting out a new album, his first in nearly seven years, the entire world is ready to bow down at his feet and proclaim him the new King of Pop. And they probably should because he deserves it. Read more