<![CDATA[Entertainment Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/ en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:08 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:08 CST Columns & Blogs 60 Poll: ‘Batman v Superman’ official trailer released. Are movie teases spoiling the fan experience? http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18785223.html#storylink=rss In recent weeks movie fans have been treated to sneak peeks of the new “Star Wars,” “Avengers,” “Ant-Man,” and “Batman” movies coming soon. But do all these movie trailers give away too much and ruin the experience for fans?

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Lil Boosie’s brief outing disappoints fans at the Midland theater http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article18741597.html#storylink=rss A man who has spent a significant portion of his life behind bars might be expected to understand the value of time. Yet Lil Boosie, a rapper who was incarcerated from 2009 to 2014, gave an audience of almost 1,000 fans a mere 34-minute performance Thursday at the Midland theater.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:23:23 CDT

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‘Batman v Superman’ trailer leaks and fan reaction is mixed http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18753768.html#storylink=rss The official first trailer for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” won’t be revealed until Monday. But a rogue sneak peek that hit the Internet on Thursday has fans shaking their heads and hating on the Man of Steel.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:44:18 CDT

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Is ‘Orphan Black’ on the verge of becoming a mainstream hit? http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article18764814.html#storylink=rss The cult genre science-fiction series starring Tatiana Maslany returns Saturday for its third season premiere on BBC America, but it hasn’t yet broken into the pop culture mainstream.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:54:39 CDT

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Sunset Music Fest to feature Robert Randolph Band, David Cook http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article18772035.html#storylink=rss Gin Blossoms, Sweet and Lit also part of free five-show series at Town Center Plaza that benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:39:03 CDT

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Michael Buble sparks debate about body shaming with Instagram pic of woman in shorts http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18763485.html#storylink=rss Michael Buble is being accused of body shaming after he posted a photo on his Instagram account of an anonymous woman in Miami wearing short shorts.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:30:46 CDT

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Watch: Teen’s promposal fails when girlfriend declares it ‘a (poopy) way to ask someone to prom' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18760158.html#storylink=rss Clearly, Daniel Pena did not expect this reaction to the elaborate prom proposal it took him hours to set up. Tears? They weren’t on his agenda.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:50:42 CDT

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Chris Brown (finally) introduces his daughter, Royalty, to the world http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18739932.html#storylink=rss Reports surfaced last month that singer Chris Brown had fathered a daughter with model Nia Guzman. But it wasn’t until Thursday that he confirmed the news himself.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:09:11 CDT

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Watch: David Hasselhoff’s awesome ‘True Survivor’ video takes us back to the future http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18738936.html#storylink=rss David Hasselhoff released a new single on Thursday, the lead track for the martial-arts film, “Kung Fury,” and suddenly everyone is flashing back to the ‘80s.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:29:57 CDT

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Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV show http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18805647.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:47:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18805647.html 'Duck Dynasty' family debuts musical in Las Vegas http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18718278.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:12:06 CDT By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18718278.html Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18724827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:58:04 CDT By VERENA DOBNIK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article18724827.html Burton Cummings delivers a lively Guess Who revival at Knuckleheads http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article18689607.html#storylink=rss Cummings hardly looks his age, thanks to his mop of dark hair and his Tom Selleck mustache. And he still has that inimitable voice.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 CDT

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Ex-rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight to stand trial on murder charge http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18684762.html#storylink=rss The judge also reduces Knight’s bail from $25 million to $10 million in the case involving a hit-and-run.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:33:16 CDT

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Lady Antebellum tour bus goes up in flames http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18677532.html#storylink=rss Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott escaped injury Thursday morning when the group’s tour bus went up in flames in Texas.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:17:46 CDT

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian make Time 100 list of most influential people http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18671682.html#storylink=rss Time magazine has released its annual list of the country’s most influential people and two names stand – shout – out for our attention: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:14:40 CDT

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Actor Rob Riggle tosses comic barbs at KC Sports Commission banquet http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article18655860.html#storylink=rss Shawnee Mission South and Kansas grad Rob Riggle brought down the sold-out house as the featured guest and final speaker Wednesday night at the Kansas City Sports Commission’s annual awards banquet at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:22:53 CDT

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Jerry Seinfeld calls YouTube ‘a giant garbage can’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18653646.html#storylink=rss We missed Jerry Seinfeld’s not-so-kind remarks about YouTube because we were busy watching cat videos, on YouTube.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:52:16 CDT

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Pamela Anderson touts meat-free meals in trip to controversial Arizona jail http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18649176.html#storylink=rss Pamela Anderson visited America’s so-called “Toughest Sheriff” in Arizona on Wednesday to tout the vegetarian fare being served at his jail. Some are calling the trip a publicity stunt. You think the inmates cared?

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:11:02 CDT

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Honey Boo Boo's uncle has gone missing http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18584396.html#storylink=rss Mama June, Sugar Bear and the entire Honey Boo Boo clan is worried about Sugar Bear’s older brother, who apparently has gone missing after losing his job and a messy break-up with the mother of his children.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:37:27 CDT

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Only in ‘Murica: Patriotic Sizzler promo from 1991 is viral hit http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18580817.html#storylink=rss Some days the Internet leaves us scratching our head. Today is one of those days as a promotional video for Sizzler restaurants, made way back in 1991, becomes the day’s viral sensation.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:54:36 CDT

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Sixx:A.M. spreads a message of hope at the Midland http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article18559544.html#storylink=rss Band led by Nikki Sixx, bassist of Mötley Crüe, delivers a set of uplifting songs about perseverance and sobriety

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 03:28:14 CDT

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Baby grand: Billy Joel to be a dad again http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18558149.html#storylink=rss Gossip Cop confirms that Billy Joel is going to be a dad again. His long-time girlfriend, Alexis Roderick, is pregnant.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:21:43 CDT

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Bruce Jenner tease continues: ‘My whole life has been getting me ready for this’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18557486.html#storylink=rss If you hadn’t heard already, Diane Sawyer has scored an “exclusive” interview with Bruce Jenner in which he’s expected to talk about his transition. In case you hadn’t heard already, ABC has released another tease of the April 24 special.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:40:05 CDT

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Veteran KC rocker Joey Skidmore mines the past to deliver the zesty ‘Now’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article18498605.html#storylink=rss His seventh album is called “Now,” but Joey Skidmore will tell you that sonically it’s a throwback to another era. “There’s a really early ’70s vibe going on,” he said. There’s a classic rock vibe, too, the work of a veteran musician plumbing the past to inspire the present. Skidmore and his band will celebrate the release at 7 p.m. Friday at the RecordBar.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Stores stocked with exclusives and other treats for Record Store Day on Saturday http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article18505115.html#storylink=rss Founded in 2007 by a collective of independent retailers to celebrate the culture of record stores, Record Store Day has picked up more momentum over the past several years as vinyl has become increasingly popular. Participating stores offer exclusive, rare, limited edition, and collectible releases available for one day.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:12:03 CDT

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Watch: Dennis Quaid screams profanities and melts down on set. Prank? http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18500027.html#storylink=rss Let the speculation begin. This profanity-filled meltdown by Dennis Quaid on a movie set is too good to be true, right?

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:23:18 CDT

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Rita Wilson has double mastectomy after cancer diagnosis http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18496997.html#storylink=rss Rita Wilson says she feels “blessed” to have the support of husband Tom Hanks, friends and doctors who have been by her side after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:40:21 CDT

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‘In Cold Blood’ set to become TV series http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18492413.html#storylink=rss The Weinstein Company plans to turn Truman Capote’s 1966 novel “In Cold Blood,” about the Clutter family murders in Kansas, into a TV series.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:52:56 CDT

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Justin Bieber reportedly put in choke hold, kicked out of Coachella (with video) http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article18491324.html#storylink=rss Just when we beliebed he was on the road to redemption, Justin Bieber stirs up trouble again. This time it was at Coachella, where the Biebs refused to leave the artist entrance at Drake’s performance.

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