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First Teaser Trailer for Documentary About the Late Amy Winehouse

Back in 2011, the music industry was rocked by the tragic, but sadly not unexpected, news of the death of Amy Winehouse at the young age of 27. Now Senna director Asif Kapadia has decided to paint a portrait of the late singer, withShow More Summary

Vince Neil Annihilates National Anthem, Get Ready To Cringe [VIDEO]

There’s nothing quite so embarrassing as watching an aging rock star annihilate a song before an audience of thousands. Motley Crue’s Vince Neil just did that to the National Anthem at a football game in Vegas Monday, and the footage is epic. Show More Summary

Inventor of the Pet Rock Dies

Gary Dahl, the creator of one of the most inexplicable consumer fads in U.S. history, has died at age 78 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dahl sold 1.5 million Pet Rocks for $3.95 in 1975. The fad made Dahl, a broke freelance advertising copywriter when he hit on the idea, a millionaire practically overnight. Show More Summary

Gary Dahl, inventor of the Pet Rock, RIP

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Gary Dahl who in 1975 invented the Pet Rock died last week at age 78. Read the rest

Gary Dahl (1936-2015), An Advertising Executive Who Invented The Pet Rock

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Gary Dahl, a California advertising executive who rose to fame with the invention of the Pet Rock in 1975, passed away from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age 78. Dahl conceived of the novelty while drinking with friends in a bar in Los Gatos, California. As they complained about their pets, Dahl had a brainstorm […]

Man who created the Pet Rock dies at 78

Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon. Dahl's wife, Marguerite Dahl, confirmed Tuesday that her husband of 40 years died March 23 of chronic obstructive pulmonary...Show More Summary

The Creator Of The Pet Rock Has Died

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon. Dahl's wife, Marguerite Dahl, confirmed Tuesday that her husband of 40 years died March 23 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Show More Summary

Gary Dahl Dies: Pet Rock Inventor Was 78

Gary Dahl, a man who lived the American dream, becoming a millionaire by selling people ordinary rocks as pets, has passed away at the age of 78. An advertising copywriter in 1975, Dahl conceptualized the Pet Rock after listening toShow More Summary

Creator of the Fad Pet Rock Dies as a Viral Pioneer

2 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

The inventor of the Pet Rock died last week at the age of 78 and nobody seemed to notice. On Tuesday, however, the New York Times rectified this with an obituary of Gary Dahl who in 1975, while working as an advertising copywriter, created some of the U.S.’ original viral content when he packaged and sold pet rocks for just under $4 a pop. Show More Summary

New Episode VII Trailer Debuting With Obscure Indie Flick Age Of Ultron

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In news that is rocking the movie entertainment industry to its very core, it has been announced that the new trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens will be attached a little-known film titled Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, set to debut on a mere 5-3,000+ screens on May 1st. Read more...

COLUMUS ROCK AND MINERAL SHOW FEATURES PROGRAMS ON OHIO’S ICE AGE

The theme of this year’s Central Ohio Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show is Ohio’s Ice Age. The festivities will include two special presentations: Dale Gnidovec, Curator of the Ohio State University’s Orton Geological Museum, willShow More Summary

Al Pacino plays an aging rock star in “Danny Collins.” Anyone in particular?

Dan Fogelman is everywhere recently. After co-writing a parade of animated movies — “Tangled,” “Cars,” “Bolt” — the 39-year-old wrote screenplays for three movies released in three consecutive years, including “Crazy, Stupid, Love,”Show More Summary

WWE Rumor: The Rock To Appear At WrestleMania This Sunday?

It’s no secret that WWE wants to do a Brock Lesnar vs. The Rock rematch from SummerSlam 2002, where Lesnar defeated “The Great One” to win his first WWE Championship, and — at the age of 25 — Lesnar became the youngest WWE Champion in history. Show More Summary

Al Pacino Plays Aging Rock Star in "Danny Collins"

all phootos from Bleeker Street Last night, Friday, at the AMC 15 Theatre in Century City I attended a showing of Al Pacino's new film, DANNY COLLINS, from Bleeker Street Media. Pictures, which is getting a limited release starting today. Show More Summary

Rock School” Star Lil’ Chris Found Dead at 24

Fans of the reality show, Rock School, are in shock today over the news that star, Lil’ Chris, has died at just 24 years of age. As of right now, the police are not treating the death as suspicious even though … More » The post “Rock School” Star Lil’ Chris Found Dead at 24 appeared first on EveryJoe.

What Surprise Marvel Characters Will Show Up In Avengers: Age Of Ultron?

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Gal Gadot talks about Wonder Woman in Dawn of Justice, while The Rock talks Black Adam and Justice League. The X-Files' return may have taken an important step forward. Plus what's to come on Grimm, Agents of SHIELD, The Walking Dead and Orphan Black. Spoilers, ho! Read more...

Some Sneakers Age Like Shit

One pair to rock, and one pair to stock, right? Sneakerheads might amass a large collection of shoes, with some pairs not aging like fine wine, but rather, falling apart. Read more...

Rest In Peace: Twisted Sister Drummer A.J. Pero Found Dead At The Age Of 55

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Twisted Sister Drummer A.J. Pero Dead At The Age of 55 Sad news to report from the rock world… Via TMZ reports: A.J. Pero — drummer for the legendary rock band Twisted Sister — died Friday morning after he

Newswire: Russell Simmons is working on a Rock Of Ages style hip-hop musical

One of the many subplots on Glee this season saw Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) audition for a presumably fictional “Russell Simmons musical.” But now news just broke that hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons actually is working on a musical, which...Show More Summary

Al Pacino’s ‘Danny Collins’ Has a Change of Heart (Exclusive Clip)

In the new film "Danny Collins," Al Pacino plays an aging rock star who decides one day to put a halt to his freewheeling lifestyle.

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