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The famous Hollywood sign (Photo credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Headlines From Hollywood

In “Headlines From Hollywood,” we take a look at what’s going on in the entertainment industry this week. From a female “Ghostbuter’s” to a possible Chris Pratt Indiana Jones.”

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ZZ Top (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch ZZ Top Perform Their Tribute to a Dirty South Classic

If, for some reason, you missed ZZ Top‘s excellent 2012 album, La Futura, that’s your bad. But the legendary Texan trio hit the stage of Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to remind you of the centerpiece of that record, “I Gotsta Get Paid.”


Fantastic Four (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Watch the Fantastic Four Trailer

Between all the hype about this year’s Avengers film and casting news for the next series of X-Men movies, it’s almost easy to forget that Marvel‘s original super team — the Fantastic Four— is getting a reboot this summer as well.


Bob Saget, John Stamos, Lori Laughlin, Candice Bure and , (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

The ‘Full House’ Cast Reunited and Sang the Show’s Theme Song: Watch

Full House fans have been waiting for a reunion since the show was canceled in 1995—and, more recently, since it was announced that it could be revived as a new series—and last night brought a preview of what they could look like.


Sam Smith (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Sam Smith Must Pay Tom Petty Songwriting Royalties for ‘Stay With Me’

Smith was ordered to pay Petty royalties for his hit single “Stay With Me.” Why you ask? Because Petty’s lawyers felt the song sounded a little too similar to their client’s 1989 track “I Won’t Back Down.” And the UK courts agree.


Peter Frampton (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Ultimate Classic Rock reports that Frampton is hitting the road this summer with none other than Cheap Trick coming along for the ride. It is set to hit a handful of cities across the United States and Canada.



The Route Roundup – Community Events Around Town

The Route Roundup for the week of Monday, January 26th to February 7th. Here’s what’s going on around town: Elsa the Great Dane has been severely neglected and was found wondering around the high desert. […]


Electric Light Orchestra (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

ELO’s ‘Strange Magic': 8 Great Electric Light Orchestra Song Placements in Movies

The animated musical Strange Magic opened in theaters January 23rd. The film draws from popular music from the past few decades and the film’s title shares a name with the classic Electric Light Orchestra song and, yes that song appears in the film as well.


Bob Dylan (Photo credit should read DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bob Dylan Treating 50,000 AARP Members to His New Album

If you’re a member of AARP, that’s now a bragging right—especially if you’re a fan of Bob Dylan.



Karn Evil Cruise: Searching For the Heart of Prog Rock on The Ocean

On a sailing ship to nowhere, we look for prog, its fans. and bring back the best of its present and past.



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