Posts tagged U.S.
We can barely handle this!
U.S. Soldier Paul Iloilo Leti performed Stay while in Afghanistan, and it has almost turned us into a puddle of salty tears.
With apparently only the person recording it around, Paul slays the song with his smooth, clear voice. It’s quite simply…beautiful.
There are NO other words!
Ch-ch-check it out…AFTER THE JUMP!!!
[Image via Steve Searle/WENN.]
(Reuters) – Trailblazing broadcast journalist Barbara Walters, known for her interviews with world leaders and celebrities and the first woman to co-anchor a U.S. evening news program, said on Monday she will retire in the summer of 2014. With tears in her eyes, Walters, 83, announced her upcoming resignation on "The View," the all-woman show she created in 1997. "I have been on television for over 50 years," she said as her co-hosts watched. "In the summer of 2014 I plan to retire from appearing on television." Walters described her career as amazing, fascinating, and sometimes bumpy. …
By David Jones NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – A federal judge has temporarily blocked an auction house from selling basketball great Kobe Bryant's jerseys, championship rings and other memorabilia worth up to $ 1 million in a case stemming from a dispute between the Los Angeles Laker and his mother. The All-Star guard has asked the courts to halt the sale of his belongings, which are in possession of his mother, Pamela Bryant, saying he had not been consulted and only learned of the sale in a press release issued by Goldin Auctions. …
Say it Ain’t So!!
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo ditched his Buddy Holly band, teamed up with musician Scott Murphy, and now they’re singing in Japanese!!
It probably sounds like we’re hitting the Hash Pipe extra hard, but it’s TRUE — the Harvard graduate swapped his Island in the Sun for the Land of the Rising Sun!
Getchoo some Scott & Rivers singing Homely Girl (above)!!
Call us crazy, but the music these American icons made Across the Sea is actually kind of rad!!
Even better, you don’t have to take a Holiday to Japan to hear Rivers get back to his Pinkerton & Blue Album glory days!!
Scott & Rivers J-Pop debut was released stateside on Monday — get it on iTunes now!!