Today's question asks if it's possible to file for a divorced spousal benefit based on the record of an ex who is receiving a disability benefit. The answer reviews how divorced spousal benefits become available when the ex is not receiving disability and then explains how the ex's disability status affects that availability.
Taylor Swift has broken a Vevo record with her video for Bad Blood. The song and video have received mixed reviews since its release this week, but that has not stopped millions of people watching it on YouTube. The 25-year-old singer took to Twitter to make the announcement and thank her fans for watching. Show More Summary
Scott Ellison – Elevator Man (Red Parlor) Tulsa, Oklahoma born singer, guitarist and bandleader Scott played with Texas blues legend Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown very early in his career, and he has been recording since the 90s; he moved to Los Angeles in the mid-80s. I admit I am more than a little surprised Scott is not […]
Shilpa Ray Last Year’s Savage [Northern Spy; 2015] by Joe Hemmerling Rating: My first introduction to Shilpa Ray came in the form of “Hookers,” the opening track to Her Happy Hookers’ 2011 sophomore record Teenage and Torture. The song...Show More Summary
On the Arts in Review page of today's Wall Street Journal, I review Eddie Condon & Bud Freeman: Complete Commodore & Decca Sessions, a new 8-CD box from Mosaic Records (go here). I must say, I was floored by the...
Nick Thorburn's solo record is half trippy synthpop and half moody IDM, but neither half quite fills out.
The Oregon duo recorded as much as possible for their self-titled LP, but it's hard to tell the results apart.
Sales for the retailer were recorded at $20.90 billion, beating analyst expectations of $20.82 billion, to grow 6.1% on a year-on-year basis. Comps in the quarter also grew 6.1%, with U.S. stores reporting 7.1% growth. These results were reported even in the face of slackness in the U.S. economy, harsh winter weather, and difficult trading conditions on the West Coast.
It's been argued, by people a lot smarter than me (7 billion plus), that everything that happens to us, every little detail, every meal, every shower, every employee review, every passed kidney stone, has been faithfully recorded onShow More Summary
This interview was originally conducted in May 2003. When we learned of the U.S. release of Richard Cook's Blue Note Records: the Biography, and decided to do the book review and to interview Mr. Cook, we thought it would also be timely and interesting to get the perspective of the current CEO of t...
BRYN MAYR CLASSICAL REVIEWS: Gregorio del Olmo Lete, Incantations and Anti-Witchcraft Texts from Ugarit. Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records (SANER), 4. Boston; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2014. Pp. vii, 254, 23 p. of plates. ISBN 9781614516279. Show More Summary
Recorded May 12, 2015 Join us for VloggerFair! https://vloggerfair.eventbrite.com/?discount=PirilloVlogs Ballast Point Indra Kunindra Stout Review http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/feastables/2015/05/12/ballast-point-indra-kunindra-stout-review Narwhal...Show More Summary
Josh Smith – Over Your Head (CrossCut Records: CCD 11109) The Florida-raised, LA-based guitarist Josh Smith fairly sizzles on “Over Your Head” – his third release for the one of the premier European labels, the Germany-based CrossCut Records. At 35 years of age he may be slightly ‘under the radar’ compared to some of his […]
This appeared a few days ago.E healthBudget Review 2015–16 IndexDr Rhonda JollyE health makes use of developments in computer technology and telecommunications to deliver health information and services more effectively and efficiently. Show More Summary
Always in motion, the clattering candy-colored garage-rock crazy train that is Thee Oh Sees goes at multiple speeds. It’s not always breakneck, though that’s the prolific California group’s default pace during its legendary live shows. Show More Summary
Why Make Sense?, the latest album from British electronic band Hot Chip, wants to woo you. It’s a late-night record, made for both bedroom serenades and last-call slow-jams alike. The group’s dance music has always mixed a healthy dose of reverence in with its hedonism, extolling the beauty of both the fleeting and the eternal. Show More Summary
L.A. Philharmonic: In the May 16 Calendar section, a review of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's May 14 concert stated that Whitney Crockett played a bassoon solo in Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand. The solo was on the contra bassoon, and it was performed by Patricia Kindel.
By Radhika Balakrishnan and María Herminia Graterol The United States, so comfortable judging the human rights performance and policies of other countries, had a second review of its own record on May 11th. The status of human rights for all in the U.S. Show More Summary
Where do you draw that line between collector and obsessive compulsive? Though I don't have a collector's focus at the moment, I've certainly gone through my periods. Back in the VHS days, I spent way too much time recording every.....
Michelle Malone Stronger Than You Think SBS Records By Al Kaufman “Mature” is a tricky world in the music business. It’s often code for “losing your edge,” or “quietly slipping off into adult contemporary oblivion.” Michelle Malone’s last two albums, 2012’s Day 2, and 2014’s Acoustic Winter could both be considered “mature” albums in the […]