OPINION: As a member of ‘Generation Y’, I dutifully tuned into X Factor New Zealand this weekend to watch the drama, the showcasing of NZ’s greatest talents, and the arrival of one of the world’s most talked about shows to the shores of Aotearoa. What I saw was something that was a disappointing indictment of how our culture apparently derives pleasure
Before Michael Buble’s new album To Be Loved hits the shelves tomorrow, we’re giving you the chance to have a first listen. Buble’s sixth studio album follows his Christmas CD which sold seven million copies internationally
Reality TV star, David Hester, has filed suit against A&E after crying foul for being fired for being a “whistle blower” about some, what he thinks of as, unethical practices. Are the Storage Wars Producers Deceivers? “Storage Wars” — the hit A&E show — is deceiving viewers by making it seem contestants are […]
Lana Del Rey shared a new album sampler on her YouTube channel, so we listened and wrote down some memorable lyrics. Born To Die: The Paradise Edition features nine new songs and three bonus tracks. All the oldies (relatively) are included too (“Born to Die,” “Blue Jeans,” etc.). Take a look and let us know what […]
Michael Jackson’s financial woes were well documented: Numerous lawsuits, loss of control of his beloved Neverland and reports that he was hundreds of millions of dollars in debt all point to a complex money mess that trailed the King of Pop as vigilantly as his most ardent fans. But might he find the financial success in death that eluded him in the last years of his life “A few years ago, a gentleman came along with the public company called CKX, and they purchased the intellectual property rights associated with Elvis Presley and that was in excess of $100 million,” said Mark Roesler, chairman and chief executive officer of CMG Worldwide, a business and marketing agent whose client roster boasts several deceased celebrities, including James Dean and Marilyn Monroe. “The most logical question is [whether Michael Jackson is] worth more than Elvis,” Roesler added.