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The Pop Culture Road Trip

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January 1970 Archives

TIME’s Top 10 Celebrity Do-Gooders – who’s missing?

posted by Chris Epting

TIME magazine just announced (along with a slew of other listy things) their list of “Top 10 Celebrity Do-Gooders.” (Bono, Kevin Costner, Jerry Lewis, Elton John, George Clooney, Brad Pitt & Angelinia Jolie, Paul Newman, Danny Thomas, Oprah Winfrey and Hayden […]

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Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Zac Efron – how’d these people get in our house?

posted by Chris Epting

I get to interview some interesting people during my travels, for my newspaper column, radio show or even for my pop culture travel books. But not on the level of someone else in our household– our 13-year-old daughter, Claire. For […]

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Star Wars, Jaws, Jurassic Park and other summer movie locales

posted by Chris Epting

Blockbuster movies are now as much a part of summer as flip flops, sun block, and backyard barbecues. And while a cool dark theater is a nice escape on a broiling day, if you hit the road you can also […]

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Fans coming together, and a Rainbow

posted by Chris Epting

First of all, we picked a winner in the signed book giveaway. All of your “first concert” experience comments were wonderful, it was a totally random pick and the winner is someone who described what it was like to see […]

Bret Michaels, American Idol

posted by Chris Epting

It was quite a couple of months for rocker Bret Michaels. April 12, an emergency appendectomy. April 21,  a near-fatal brain hemorrhage. May 20, a stroke. So it’s no wonder the public has watched intensely as he has carefully come […]

It was 35 years ago today – The Rolling Stones

posted by Chris Epting

What was your first concert? Do you remember? Did it change your life? Mine was the Rolling Stones. I do remember. And it did change my life. Big time. June 22, 1975, at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. At […]

My friend Manute Bol. R.I.P.

posted by Chris Epting

Our road trip today takes us to Boston, about 1983. I was in college (Emerson) and my cousin Frank, who lived with his family just outside the city, asked me to take a drive down to Bridgeport, Connecticut.  So I […]

Welcoming you on Father’s Day

posted by Chris Epting

So begins our journey together, in search of pop culture, entertainment, fads, trends, landmarks–a cross country adventure discovering things we all love to talk, think and dream about. The Brady Bunch House? We’ll go there. Coffee with Eve Plumb? It’ll […]

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posted by Chris Epting

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Back from the Arctic...
Charlie and I made it back from the Actic and it was more spectacular than we imagined it would be. I've already written an article about it...   "Maybe it was the deep isolation in a blue and white ice world; maybe it was the ...

posted 9:28:09am Jun. 23, 2011 | read full post »

A Def Leppard glimpse...
Something special - recently I sat down at the home of Phil Collen from Def Leppard - he shared some of the new live album that's coming out this week, "Mirrorball" - which includes three new studio tracks as well. More to follow once the album ...

posted 1:43:22pm Jun. 01, 2011 | read full post »

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall - A Match Made in Musical Heaven
From an article I wrote recently… “It's not often that you get to speak with a musical legend as lasting and impactful as Herb Alpert. Given that he will be performing May 20 in our backyard at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall ...

posted 12:43:04am Jun. 01, 2011 | read full post »

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