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Music, All Shook Down Five Things I Learned About Love From Charlie Wilson

Five Things I Learned About Love From Charlie Wilson

It was the night of Valentine’s Day and I was sitting next to my boo at Oracle Arena watching the Grammy-nominated singer Charlie Wilson. Flanked by four back-up dancers in light-up L.E.D. suits, Wilson had just finished singing the…
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Music, All Shook Down KBLX Brings a Not So Quiet Storm to Sleep Train Pavilion

KBLX Brings a Not So Quiet Storm to Sleep Train Pavilion

KBLX Stone Soul Concert Sunday, May 29, 2011 @ Sleep Train Pavilion Better than: Not hollering and dancing for nine hours KBLX 102.9 FM has long been known as the "Quiet Storm," but until we attended the Stone Soul Concert…
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Music, Al Green goes back to the basics

Al Green goes back to the basics

Today's multiplatinum pop artists too easily bend their signature sounds into formulaic molds. They all seem to carry some variation on the stuttery Timbaland beat or T-Pain's Auto-Tuned microphone; current conventions for chasing success have been taken to an absurdist…
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Film, A Gorier, Meaner, and Uglier Rambo

A Gorier, Meaner, and Uglier Rambo

A fourth Rambo? The question isn't "Why?" — it's "What took him so long?" Was America's avenging angel of meat planning to just sit out Fallujah and what we're cooking up for Iran and Syria? (Oops — pretend that last…
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Film, Moolah for Mullahs

Moolah for Mullahs

Hell of a thing, getting Mike Nichols to adapt the yer-kiddin'-me story of Charlie Wilson, the congressman from Lufkin, Texas, who damned near single-handedly helped the Afghans kick out the Russians in the 1980s. Says right there on page 11…
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