In the waning afternoon light, the five-foot-nine blond with Tina Turner lips and Pamela Anderson breasts opened the doorway of her cramped apartment on Boca Place Drive and began to scream. Standing there beneath the palm trees in the sprawling parking lot was a darkly handsome man with thick, mea ... More >>
T.S. Eliot famously mourned the world going out "not with a bang but a whimper." Well, the crew at the Green Room in Fort Lauderdale have no intentions of ringing in the apocalypse in such a Debbie Downer fashion. They've got a banging party lined up for Friday, December 21, 2012 (otherwise known as ... More >>
Suffice it to say, the world lost one of its great voices when Etta James died last week, only a few days prior to her 74th birthday. Born Etta Jamesetta Hawkins on January 25, 1938, she became one of the most influential female performers of all time, a daring diva who was able to transcend R&am ... More >>
Chances are, if you came of age in the '80s, you heard the songs of Patricia Mae Andrzejewski on the radio. Only you came to know her by her professional name, Pat Benatar. Born January 10, 1953, she dominated the airwaves throughout much of that decade, scoring a pair of multi-platinum albums, f ... More >>
Note to Publix: Yeah, it's Islamic New Year. But it's also Tina's birthday.WFTL's Joyce Kaufman is getting pretty good at managing political stunts. A couple of years ago she collected thousands of shoes to take to Washington to protest illegal immigration. That same year she switched parties - ... More >>
Last week, Palm Beach divorcee Ivana Trump was escorted off a Palm Beach International Airport flight after some rowdy children -- "little fuckers," as she called them -- sent her flying into a rage. So this week seems like a perfect occasion to introduce her gender-bending doppelganger, Ivana Tramp ... More >>
Celine Dion Friday, January 23, 2009American Airlines Arena, MiamiBetter Than: Going To VegasCeline Dion. She of the fabulous legs. Celine Dion. She of the non too subtle emotions. Celine Dion. She of the rubber faced camera muggings. Celine Dion. She of certifiable stardom.Truth be told, t ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>
She's landed four Grammy nominations, seven number-one singles, and two platinum-selling albums, all in only three years. Thus, it's safe to say Keyshia Cole deserves a place in that illustrious echelon of female artists known as Divas, though she may not realize it yet. But not the "get me my Evia ... More >>
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