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The Greatest Basketball Team You’ve Never Heard Of

In the opening chapter of his book, On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recounts the time a reporter asked him what profession he would have chosen if he hadn’t become a pro basketball player. “A history teacher,” answered the 7-foot-2 master of the skyhook, who describes [...]

Nutrition Facts Labels for Songs

Before you download the next pop hit from iTunes, check whether it is hazardous to your health. A teen panel working with the Boston Public Health Commission has set up a “nutrition facts label” rating (like that seen on food items) for songs: “Music, like food, can feed our brains and give us energy,” said Casey [...]

The Late Movies: Actors Singing Awesomely Bad Songs

Crossing over the mythical line between acting and singing is a difficult proposition. Some have found success (Jamie Foxx). Some have found failure (Steven Seagal). And some are Joey Lawrence. Here are a few clips of actors who should have stayed behind the camera instead of leaping in front of a microphone. Remember Eddie Murphy’s How [...]

The Quick 10: What 10 Mouseketeers Are Up To These Days

Everyone knows The Mickey Mouse Club of the early ‘90s was full of people who would go on to become big stars – Britney, Justin, Christina, Keri Russell, J.C. Chasez and Ryan Gosling, namely. But what about those other Mouseketeers? In case you’ve been wondering, I’ve got 10 answers for you. 1. Rhona Bennett was on [...]