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Seth Meyers on 'Late Night' and L.A. trio KING are underrated; Super Bowl ads and O.J. Simpson shows are overrated

latimes.com — There's a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what's up and what's down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that's worth considering.

Earth, Wind & Fire founder dies

Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at 74

latimes.com — Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died. White died at home in Los Angeles on Wednesday, said his brother, Verdine White. He was 74. A former session drummer, White founded Earth, Wind & Fire in the late 1960s. The group went on to sell more than 90 million albums...
Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

RT @latimes: #BREAKING: Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at 74 lat.ms/1nQouMP https://t.co/FM…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @PopHiss: Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at 74 lat.ms/1T0ZFKs

Feb 04, 2016

RT @latimes: #BREAKING: Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at 74 lat.ms/1nQouMP https://t.co/FM…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @latimes: #BREAKING: Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at 74 lat.ms/1nQouMP https://t.co/FM…

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Underrated/Overrated - LA Times

latimes.com — There's a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what's up and what's down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that's worth considering.

Listen: Guitarist Anthony Wilson's noirish new song is called 'She Won't Look Back'

latimes.com — One of the benefits of living as a music fan in L.A. is our proximity to a show with guitarist Anthony Wilson. The son of the revered bandleader and arranger Gerald Wilson, who died at 96 in 2014, Wilson can be heard in his usual gig backing vocalist Diana Krall or leading his own ensemble.

Underrated/Overrated: A fitting tribute with 'History of the Eagles,' but let's ease up on the rock reunions

latimes.com — There's a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what's up and what's down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that's worth considering. UNDERRATED 'Very Semi-Serious' For those familiar with New Yorker...

Underrated/Overrated: David Bowie's 'Blackstar,' and Season 2 of 'Transparent'

latimes.com — There's a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what's up and what's down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that's worth considering. Jan. 17, 2016 UNDERRATED David Bowie's final statement: When David Bowie died late Jan.

David Bowie | 1947 - 2016

Five songs to prove David Bowie is impossible to capture in five songs

latimes.com — David Bowie didn't necessarily have fans. He had followers. People could collect a few records, maybe grab on to his trilogy of albums from 1970s Berlin or his spectacular early career as a glam rock Ziggy Stardust, but most people I knew who were into David Bowie were into David Bowie.
Jan 11, 2016

RT @latimesent: Five songs to prove David Bowie is impossible to capture in five songs lat.ms/1P2Nshs

Jan 11, 2016

5 songs that prove David Bowie is impossible to capture in 5 songs lat.ms/1OX7AYz

Jan 11, 2016

You can't capture David Bowie in 5 songs, but @chrisbarton has 5 that capture "unpredictable shifts in his sound" lat.ms/1PZVVXQ

Jan 11, 2016

Blackstar was the 1st David Bowie album I loved right away. Here's 5 tracks proving he can't be captured in 5 tracks latimes.com/entertainment/…

Jan 11, 2016

RT @Laurie_Ochoa: You can't capture David Bowie in 5 songs, but @chrisbarton has 5 that capture "unpredictable shifts in his sound" lat.ms/1PZVVXQ

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Overrated/Underrated: Imagine a year without 'Star Wars,' and enough with cross-pollinating comic book films

latimes.com — There's a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what's up and what's down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that's worth considering. Jan. 10, 2016 UNDERRATED A year without 'Star Wars' As we enter...
Jan 10, 2016

RT @latimes: Overrated/Underrated: Imagine a year without #StarWars, and enough with cross-pollinating comic book films lat.ms/1RfCPhA

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Feb 05, 2016

Going to listen to Laura Mvula's new song now and finally the rest of the world can't stop me youtube.com/watch?v=L7u9Fp…

Feb 05, 2016

Wrote a bit here about KING, the horror of Super Bowl ads and Meyers outdoing The Daily Show (so far) twitter.com/latimesent/sta…

Feb 04, 2016

Dear community of music legends: Please try and take care of yourselves the next few weeks or so. RIP, Maurice White latimes.com/entertainment/…

Feb 04, 2016

Want you to know I'm finally getting into David Bowie's 'Low.'

Feb 04, 2016

@natalieweiner "Will this make you forget Greg Hardy still works here? Please?"

Feb 03, 2016

@patrickkevinday Miller's Crossing outside of the top ten also tells me this isn't something to be taken seriously.

Feb 01, 2016

Resisted the urge to stop at the Arby's drivethru while running late to work today so I feel like adulthood has arrived


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