Actor Toby Huss is a man of many talents. Aside from lending his incredible acting talent to the role of John “Boz” Bosworth on the sublime AMC series Halt and Catch Fire and his vocal talent to various voices in the animated series King of the Hill, Huss also has a fascinating alter ego named […]
Crooning is an art that is inevitably associated with the big five: Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra. These are also singers that have become respected in jazz circles. However, there are many other great crooners that are worthy of attention, also if they can... [ read more ]
In keeping with Boing Boing’s mission of being a “directory of mostly wonderful things,” here’s a new video by Frank Sinatra’s bastard son, performing an updated version of The Dead Kennedys’ song "California Über Alles" while changing backstage. Show More Summary
Bob Dylan doesn’t play guitar onstage anymore. Even when delivering the rare crowd-pleasing set without any Frank Sinatra covers, he does it from behind the safety of a piano. But on Thursday, the same day he won a Nobel Prize In Literature, Dylan played guitar for the first time since 2012, picking it up midway […]
If these walls could talk. A scenic retreat built for legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra in the mountains above Palm Desert has come back on the market in its entirety for $3.9 million. The midcentury lodge was previously offered a year ago for $3.95 million, without surrounding parcels of...
For $3.9 million Frank Sinatra commissioned this groovy compound in 1967 for when he really wanted to get away from it all. By that time, he already owned a spread in Rancho Mirage, right on the edge of a country club that he used, according...Show More Summary
If these walls could talk. A scenic retreat built for legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra in the mountains above Palm Desert has come back on the market in its entirety for $3.9 million. The mid-century lodge was previously offered a year ago for $3.95 million, without surrounding parcels...
The landmarking is part of a plan to build a pair of towers alongside the venue Judy Garland and Bob Hope were at the Hollywood Palladium the night it opened in 1940. It was Halloween, and Tommy Dorsey and Frank Sinatra were performing for a crowd of 10,000. Show More Summary
An actor turned teacher who has inspired scores of students at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts was hailed by Gov.
It's said that Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra had partied at the Toluca Lake house. [ more › ]
In 11 Questions, The A.V. Club asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee. Emeril Lagasse is a food legend, and for good reason. The chef has been in the kitchen mixing...Show More Summary
It’s hard to believe there was a time when air travel could inspire the lyrics to hits like Frank Sinatra’s “Come Fly With Me.” Fifteen years ago, when terrorists hijacked four U.S. airliners and flew them into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, killing nearly 3,000 people, national security efforts changed forever. Show More Summary
Kristin Chenoweth is covering some classics on her fifth studio album, “The Art Of Elegance,” due out Sept. 23. The 13-track set finds Chenoweth taking on Johnny Mercer’s “Skylark” and Frank Sinatra’s “I’m a Fool to Want You,” amongShow More Summary
Roasts are supposed to come from a place of love. Historically, the Friars' Club Roasts of people like Frank Sinatra were friends cracking jokes at each other' expense. The roastee trusted the roasters because they knew that it was all in good fun. Show More Summary
Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” is the top pick for funeral songs, a new British survey reports. According to the Daily Mail more and more people are choosing the songs they want played at their funeral and the signature song from Ol’ Blue Eyes is the most popular choice. Show More Summary
History’s Greatest Drunks: Dean Martin We raise a toast to Frank Sinatra’s best drinking buddy… Tony Sachs
Nats manager has also explained to his California friends that the Nats logo does not signify Walgreens.
In his seminal profile of Frank Sinatra for Esquire magazine in 1966, American writer and journalist Gay Talese wrote of his subject, "Frank Sinatra had a cold. Sinatra with a cold is Picasso without paint, Ferrari without fuel—onlyShow More Summary
Donald Trump regrets some of the things he’s said over the course of the 2016 campaign. That is what CNN reports him having announced at a rally in North Carolina on Thursday. But in keeping with a classic Frank Sinatra tune about regrets – or a lack thereof – Trump failed to mention just what... Show More Summary