Rush Limbaugh, ‘voice of American conservatism,’ has died
Rush Limbaugh reacts as first Lady Melania Trump, and his wife Kathryn, applaud, as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Unflinchingly conservative, wildly partisan, bombastically self-promoting and larger than life, Limbaugh galvanized listeners for more than 30 years with his talent for sarcastic, insult-laced commentary. “We’re supposed to be horrified by the protesters,” Limbaugh told his listeners the next day after the Jan. 6 attack. AdRush Hudson Limbaugh III was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the former Mildred Armstrong, and Rush Limbaugh Jr., who flew fighter planes in World War II and practiced law at home. He attracts more listeners with just his voice than the rest of us could ever imagine,” Beck wrote in Time magazine in 2009.
Rush Limbaugh, voice of American conservatism, has died
Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. Unflinchingly conservative, wildly partisan, bombastically self-promoting and larger than life, Limbaugh galvanized listeners for more than 30 years with his talent for sarcastic, insult-laced commentary. “We’re supposed to be horrified by the protesters,” Limbaugh told his listeners the next day after the Jan. 6 attack. AdRush Hudson Limbaugh III was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the former Mildred Armstrong, and Rush Limbaugh Jr., who flew fighter planes in World War II and practiced law at home. He attracts more listeners with just his voice than the rest of us could ever imagine,” Beck wrote in Time magazine in 2009.
Leslie West, guitarist of rock band Mountain, has died at 75
West, an iconic guitarist-vocalist who was behind several 70s rock anthems including Mississippi Queen with the popular band Mountain, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, in Palm Coast, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)LOS ANGELES – Leslie West, an iconic guitarist-vocalist who was behind several '70s rock anthems including “Mississippi Queen” with the popular band Mountain, has died. His spokesman Steve Karas said West died Wednesday in Palm Coast, Florida. Karas said West died from cardiac arrest after being rushed to the hospital. West and Pappalardi ended up starting the hard rock band Mountain, which was named after West’s debut solo album.
Q&A: Clooney on 'Midnight Sky' and his twilight as an actor
“The Midnight Sky,” which Clooney directed and stars in, is an apocalyptic sci-fi drama with some striking solitude. Debuting Wednesday on Netflix, “The Midnight Sky,” based on Lily Brooks-Dalton's novel “Good Morning, Midnight," is Clooney's seventh film as director and his biggest scaled production yet. ___AP: You finished shooting “The Midnight Sky” in February, right before the pandemic began. AP: What drew you to “The Midnight Sky”? I know people who are older -- older than me, even -- who live with real regret.
SiriusXM, Howard Stern sign five-year contract extension
NEW YORK – Howard Stern has reached a five-year deal with SiriusXM to continue making his show for the satellite radio company through the end of 2025. The company has nearly 35 million subscribers now, and Stern is clearly the marquee talent. Stern has two separate channels on SiriusXM, and his empire has expanded to include video content. On his show Tuesday, Stern talked about how going to satellite radio liberated him from his “toxic relationship” with more traditional radio companies. “I've been proven right about satellite radio over and over again.
Barrymore sets high standard in her models as talk show host
NEW YORK – Drew Barrymore is setting a high standard for herself as she joins the world of daytime talk show hosts on Monday. “We’re all human beings on this planet going through our lives and our journeys and there’s a way to connect through that,” Barrymore said. I’ve never lived in that space.”“The Drew Barrymore Show,” retrofitted for the coronavirus era, is being distributed by CBS Television. Bill Carroll, a veteran television consultant and expert in the syndication market, said he’s impressed that Barrymore is shooting high. Yes, some may regard Barrymore as slightly loopy and hippie-dippie (“we’re all human beings on this planet”), but it’s more endearing than annoying.
Street gatherings bring joy in Hell's Kitchen in pandemic
Police officers on patrol check on a small crowd outside a bar in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York, Friday, May 29, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. The street has been blocked off from traffic to allow residents to gather in open spaces with some social distancing. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK On a late Friday afternoon, there is joy and fraternity found on a blocked-off street in Manhattans Hells Kitchen neighborhood. It's Cheers but in Hell's Kitchen," he says referencing the popular 1980s sitcom. Following that, police placed a barricade, on occasion, to block traffic traffic and allow for street mingling.
Howard Stern Gives Ellen DeGeneres a Passionate Kiss Before Remarrying Wife Beth Stern
Howard Stern decides to help his pal, Ellen DeGeneres, out on the Monday's episode of her show. "People were giving you grief about this George Bush picture. Listen, you know I'm always with you, I'm on your side," the 65-year-old shock jock tells Ellen. "Once people see me with you, no one's going to be thinking about George Bush," Howard says. To surprise Howard and Beth, Ellen brings out former Bachelor Colton Underwood, revealing he's been ordained in order to remarry the couple.
Howard Stern Surprises Wife Beth by Proposing to Her All Over Again -- See the Sweet Moment
Howard Stern found a way to make his visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live! The shock jock dropped by the late-night talk show on Wednesday, where he brought up his marriage to wife Beth Ostrosky Stern and how he often asks her to renew their vows. Then, he mentioned to Jimmy Kimmel that he and Beth recently took a trip with the host and his wife. "I said to Jimmy, 'Watch this, I'm gonna say to my wife, 'I want to marry you,' I wanna propose and I'm gonna say remarry me again,'" he continued. I'm gonna say to you now, in front of all of my best friends, my sweet love, will you marry me again?"
Orlando Bloom Says He and Katy Perry are Shooting for Kids
Orlando Bloom is looking to expand his brood! The 42-year-old actor has an 8-year-old son, Flynn, with ex-wife Miranda Kerr, but would like to have more kids with fiancee Katy Perry. "Im on the phone right after this -- 'Katy, Howard Stern is marrying us!'" At the Hollywood premiere of the show, Bloom revealed to ET the sweet gesture he and Perry do for one another. Here's more with the happy couple:RELATED CONTENT:Why Orlando Bloom Says He and 'Remarkable' Fiancee Katy Perry Won't Get DivorcedKaty Perry Says Orlando Bloom Has 'Mad Respect' for Ariana Grande After She Secretly Paid for Their MealKaty Perry and Orlando Bloom Are Planning a Fall Wedding -- and Taylor Swift Could Be on the Guest List!