Former White House Counsel during the Clinton Administration, Lanny Davis, is calling for the resignation of Obama White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler. Davis joined me and co-host Brian Wilson on "Mornings on the Mall" on WMAL in Washington DC Friday morning and discussed the unfolding scandals of the Obama White House. Show More Summary
I'd never heard "Guess I'm Dumb" before today, but DAMN, if it ain't good! Um...some selectors play this out, like, as a dance jam. Odd, 'cause this is a big, and very Brian Wilson sounding pop song, which, to my ears, ain't a mover. I really only know Glen Campbell's music from my adolescence. Show More Summary
Former Bush Press Secretary Dana Perino joined me and Brian Wilson Thursday morning on "Mornings on the Mall" on WMAL-FM in Washington DC. We discussed the opening of the Bush Library in Texas. After reflecting on the presidency andShow More Summary
Actor John Cusack is reportedly in talks to take on the role of Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson in an upcoming biopic.
After a not-great turn as Edgar Allen Poe in 2012’s The Raven, John Cusack has somehow become a hot Hollywood commodity again. The boombox-holder has landed the starring role in David Cronenberg’s upcoming thriller, Maps To The Stars, which he’ll appear in with Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, and Sarah Gadon. Show More Summary
From Edgar Allen Poe to the Beach Boy mastermind.
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Bill Pohlad‘s Love & Mercy is looking to start filming this summer, and it looks like they’ve got the biggest pieces of the puzzle all set. According to The Wrap, John Cusack is in talks to join the production, playing Beach Boy Brian Wilson in his mid-life years while Paul Dano plays the younger version of the iconic musician. Show More Summary
John Cusack may be doing another movie – and this time, it’s not a romantic comedy. The actor is currently… Read More
John Cusack fans probably don't think it's a far stretch to see their '80s star as a Beach Boys fan. Well, not the Kokomo era Beach Boys... But can you imagine him actually playing a Beach Boy? That's the plan now with Cusack in talks to play Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy.
John Cusack has entered negotiations to star as Beach Boys alum Brian Wilson in the film Love and Mercy, according to a Wednesday report from The Wrap. The website stated that the film will focus on Wilson’s career and his struggle with mental illness. Cusack will handle the older version of Wilson, while Paul Dano [...]Show More Summary
First Brian Wilson got a biopic. Now he’s penning his autobiography. The Beach Boy announced earlier this week that he’ll be putting out the book on Da Capo Press sometime in the near future. Wilson will work on the book with Rolling...Show More Summary
Brian Wilson, 70, is telling all in a new autobiography “I Am Brian Wilson,” to be published in 2015 through Random House Canada. Wilson was the chief songwriter of the Beach Boys and composed over two dozen top-40 songs during his time with the band. The Beach Boys were inducted into...
Legendary songwriter and Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson has
70-year-old Beach Boys songwriter and music legend Brian Wilson inked a book deal with Da Capo Press to write his memoir. The book will cover some of the darkest moment’s of Wilson’s life, including his highly publicized nervous breakdown and his “dangerous relationship with therapist Dr. Show More Summary
The Tigers signed Jose Valverde to a minor league deal last week, giving the team another closing option for later in the season. They are currently going with a bullpen-by-committee approach while hard-throwing prospect Bruce Rondon gets some much-needed experience in Triple-A. Show More Summary
Or, "The Not Mike Love Tour"
The video for "Brian Wilson Is A.L.I.V.E." takes the award for the very first Prism Prize. Music videos, often seen as indispensable for promoting an album, are seldom appreciated as an art form in and of themselves. While the videos...Show More Summary
For at almost fifty years we've been duped in thinking THIS is what the Beach Boys sounded like live. Turns out, it was all was studio overdubbed and we now have concrete PROOF Brian Wilson was a fake! Now thats some the raw Shaggs kinda shit. Brutal. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Fox News reporter Rick Leventhal was embedded with the U.S. Marines as the invasion of Iraq commenced ten years ago this week. Leventhal joined me and Brian Wilson Friday morning on "Mornings on the Mall" on WMAL-FM in Washington DC to share his memories of the historic invasion and his role as an embedded reporter. Show More Summary