Rex Manning and Co heads for the Great White Way – “Empire Records” becoming Broadway musical

I don’t know whether to be jumping for joy or running for the hills scared to death – Deadline.com is reporting that the 1995 cult classic “Empire Records” is being groomed as a Broadway musical to celebrate it’s 25th anniversary in 2020…(T-T TWENTY F-F-FIVE YEARS?!? ::Gasp:: MY HEART!!) The film told the story of a harried day in the life of a group of close knit employees of a large mom and pop record store in Jersey, when washed up pop star Rex Manning was coming for a signing after revitalizing his career with a George Michael like career revival.

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Rex Manning and Co heads for the Great White Way – “Empire Records” becoming Broadway musical

I don’t know whether to be jumping for joy or running for the hills scared to death – Deadline.com is reporting that the 1995 cult classic “Empire Records” is being groomed as a Broadway musical to celebrate it’s 25th anniversary in 2020…(T-T TWENTY F-F-FIVE YEARS?!? ::Gasp:: MY HEART!!) The film told the story of a harried day in the life of a group of close knit employees of a large mom and pop record store in Jersey, when washed up pop star Rex Manning was coming for a signing after revitalizing his career with a George Michael like career revival.

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EuroVision ’18 Song By Song: “Crazy” by Franka, Croatia

eCinemaOne, The Kirkham Report, and Planet BiblioMusica will have daily coverage of the days counting down to the Eurovision Song Contest 2018! Over the next five weeks, we will bring you daily previews of the contest, spotlighting each of the songs individually in random order, where they come from, who will be performing them, and more, as well as some historical info on the contest and some of the past winners and participants. Today’s song is the official entry from Croatia, “Crazy” by Franka, written by Franka Batelic and Branimir Mihaljevic. According to Wikipedia, Franka says she had written three

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CountDown To EuroVision ’18: The Past Two Years

eCinemaOne, The Kirkham Report, and Planet BiblioMusica will have daily coverage of the days counting down to the Eurovision Song Contest 2018! Over the next five weeks, we will bring you daily previews of the contest, spotlighting each of the songs individually, where they come from, who will be performing them, and more, as well as some historical info on the contest and some of the past winners and participants. Today, TC has prepared playlists of his favorite songs from the two most recent contests, the only two aired thus far in the US! Here’s the five songs from the

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Countdown to EuroVision ’18: Sneak Peek

eCinemaOne, The Kirkham Report, and Planet BibiloMusica begin their daily coverage of Eurovision Song Contest 2018 with a preview of most of the 43 songs that will be a part of this year’s contest! Over the next five weeks, we will bring you daily previews of the contest, spotlighting each of the songs individually, where they come from, who will be performing them, and more, as well as some historical info on the contest and some of the past winners and participants. Check out the two official videos from EuroVision below: each one highlights which songs and countries will be

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The Site is finally a’changin…and coming back online…yay!

Hey all – hope you’ve missed me…and I really hope you’ll come back as I launch yet ANOTHER reboot of TKR…seems like I’m doing this all the time.. Seriously, though…the revamp has taken so long because…well, it’s a personal site – my own tastes in music – and falls slightly lower than our “semi-pro” sites like eCinemaOne and eCinemaBoston and such. I’ve worked on it when I can. I’m STILL not entirely happy with it – none of the themes I want to work will work with the site for some reason – but it is more than adequate for

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EUROVISION ’18: eCinemaOne, The Kirkham Report launch spotlight series

Get ready America….the 2018 EuroVision Song Contest is almost here! And eCinemaOne is teaming up with our relaunching music site, The Kirkham Report, and our flashback books and music blog, Planet BilblioMusica, to give you a month PLUS of coverage! Beginning Wednesday, April 4, when TKR returns to the PNRNetworks blogosphere, we will launch our massive joint coverage of this annual Euro contest staple, including: ·         A look at every song entrant this year – song, artist, songwriters (remember, EuroVision is a songWRITING contest), home country, and more ·         The official EuroVision music video for each entrant ·         A look

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EUROVISION ’18: eCinemaOne, The Kirkham Report launch spotlight series

Get ready America….the 2018 EuroVision Song Contest is almost here! And eCinemaOne is teaming up with our relaunching music site, The Kirkham Report, and our flashback books and music blog, Planet BilblioMusica, to give you a month PLUS of coverage! Beginning Wednesday, April 4, when TKR returns to the PNRNetworks blogosphere, we will launch our massive joint coverage of this annual Euro contest staple, including: ·         A look at every song entrant this year – song, artist, songwriters (remember, EuroVision is a songWRITING contest), home country, and more ·         The official EuroVision music video for each entrant ·         A look

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AT LAST! “Rising Star” winner Jesse Kinch’s debut album is finally ready…

I could not be HAPPIER to be able to FINALLY announce this…YAY! For those out there (like yours truly!) who loved ABC-TV’s short lived live-vote talent competition show Rising Star in the summer of 2014 (not to be confused with eCO’s annual Rising Stars Honors list, BTW), we have been waiting what seems like FOREVER for the debut release by the show’s one and only winner, the unbelievably talented Jesse Kinch.  Now almost FOUR YEARS LATER, Kinch’s debut album is about to launch, and hopefully will explode on impact when it hit stores. At the time, 20-year-old Kinch blew America

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