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Illinois State Fair Announces NEW Acts, Demi Lovato, TLC, Hagar And MORE!

March 14th, 2022
Illinois State Fair Announces NEW Acts, Demi Lovato, TLC, Hagar And MORE!

The Illinois State Fair has announced its headlining acts — and it’s a diverse array of huge names in the pop and rock pantheon including Demi Lovato, Sammy Hagar, TLC and more! The musical acts on the grandstand stage will run between Aug. 11-21. Tickets went on sale on Ticketmaster on Friday. Grammy-nominated pop star and actor Demi Lovato was announced this week as one of the new headliners, will perform on Aug. 12, a day after the fair opens in Springfield. Lovato, whose hits include “Sorry Not Sorry” and “Skyscraper” both of which appear on their album... Read More

Serving Up A Column For People Hungry For Secret Information On Celebrities’ Lives

February 26th, 2021
Serving Up A Column For People Hungry For Secret Information On Celebrities' Lives

What did you have for breakfast this morning? Orange juice? Me, too! Coffee? Me, too! Leftover pizza? Me, too! I guess there must be some special bond between us. Something unique. Something real. You know, I haven’t felt this way since I read that Charlize Theron likes to drink Red Bull — just as I do. I hadn’t felt that way since I had read that Sarah Michelle Gellar is a big fan of tiramisu — just as I am. Those revelations were important to me, my sense of identity and my sense of well-being because they gave me a tangible, iron-clad link to someone famous. And that, we all know, is... Read More

Check Out Save Our Stages Fest, But Also Donate Closer To Home To Local Artists And Venues

October 16th, 2020
Check Out Save Our Stages Fest, But Also Donate Closer To Home To Local Artists And Venues

This weekend, YouTube and the National Independent Venue Association are doing an awesome thing for local music venues nationwide, and I’m sure many of you have heard about the star-studded Save Our Stages Fest. It’s the kind of huge, publicity-grabbing event that gets a ton of attention with people in markets across the country. Which is a good thing, because it’s for a good cause, and it needs to get in front of a large group of people to make that positive impact. I do not begrudge that at all, and I wholeheartedly encourage people to check it out, and any other event of that... Read More

Appetite For Celebrity Details Has Become Ridiculous

July 13th, 2016
Sean Leary

What did you have for breakfast this morning? Orange juice? Me, too! Coffee? Me, too! Leftover pizza? Me, too! I guess there must be some special bond between us. Something unique. Something real. You know, I haven’t felt this way since I read that Charlize Theron likes to drink Red Bull — just as I do. I hadn’t felt that way since I had read that Sarah Michelle Gellar is a big fan of tiramisu — just as I am. Those revelations were important to me, my sense of identity and my sense of well-being because they gave me a tangible, iron-clad link to someone famous. And that,... Read More