American culture

  1. Alicia Keys, Rod Stewart Aiming for No. 1 on Next Week's Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    November 29, 2012 9:00 AM EST Alicia Keys' new album, "Girl On Fire," is set to earn the highest debut next week on the Billboard 200 chart -- and with a likely No. 1 bow. But Rod Stewart's "Merry Christmas, Baby" might spoil her party with a post ...

  2. Hastings Makes Big Push Into Comic Books

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Entertainment retailer Hastings is extending its footprint in comic books, a segment that has taken on greater importance as its music sales have fallen. In the 12 months ending April 30, Hastings’ music sales were down over 15% while books were d ...

  3. Mario's Former Manager Files Countersuit

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Artist sued Troy Patterson in February. Mario's former manager, Troy Patterson, and his Third Street Music have responded to the lawsuit filed by the multiplatinum artist in February. They countersued Mario today (March 30) for breach of cont ...

  4. Initial Slate Of HD DVDs Planned

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Batman,' 'Chocolate Factory' among titles. 'Batman,' 'Chocolate Factory' among titles. News ...

  5. 'Simpsons' Crew Underworked, Underpaid

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT All right, so I'm assuming that not too many of you earn $20,000 an hour--and if you did, you probably wouldn't take a walk while demanding, oh, $55,000 an hour. This, however, is the situation at "T All right, so I'm assuming ...

  6. Sales Down, Retailers Up

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Album sales through the Thanksgiving weekend were off 3.4% from last year, but most music retailers are still optimistic about how the selling season will play out. Album sales through the Thanksgiving weekend were off 3.4% from last year, but mos ...

  7. Picture This: Comic Books Go Digital For DVD Series

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Smack! Blam! Crash! Comic-book fans can now get closer to their favorite illustrated superheroes with Digital Comic Books, a new form of DVD entertainment combining comics and film. Smack! Blam! Crash! Comic-book fans can now get closer to their f ...

  8. The Beat: Holiday Music Sets The Mood

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST It's the most wonderful time of the year! And that means new holiday music. Although it is against everything I hold sacred to listen to Christmas music before Thanksgiving, as soon as the turkey is f It's the most wonderful time of the ...