Adele’s Grammy audio

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 16, 2016 18:15:16 February 16, 2016 18:15:16
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Producers of the Grammys confirmed last night that the problems with Adele’s audio were on their end. Apparently a mic got dropped when they were positioning the piano and when they tried to go to a backup feed, there was a sound delay. So, no, it’s not on her. Full Story

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Game of Thrones is straight trolling

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 16, 2016 18:01:36 February 16, 2016 18:01:36
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Game of Thrones released their second teaser and they continue to troll everyone about Jon Snow’s fate. We see the faces of deceased characters like Ned, Robb, and Catelyn Stark—and Joffrey, but who gives a f*ck that he’s dead?—in the Hall of Faces, as lines once uttered by the characters are heard, then we pan to Jon Snow’s dead mug and as he’s talking about night coming, we move onto Tyrion, Daenerys, Sansa, and other alive people. Full Story

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Your dad’s garage band

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 16, 2016 16:55:20 February 16, 2016 16:55:20
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The Hollywood Vampires made their big network television debut last night at the Grammys, performing a tribute to Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister. The Hollywood Vampires, as you know, consist of several proper rock legends, and Johnny Depp, a rock legend in his own mind who’s ostensibly been hiding his musical talents behind acting because the world wasn’t ready for so much good. Full Story

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Kendrick Lamar: Grammys best performance

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 16, 2016 16:26:46 February 16, 2016 16:26:46
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As Duana just mentioned in the previous post about Hamilton – and yes, Duana, you are right about Hamilton, but does that mean she has to text me, literally, EVERY SINGLE DAY, like, 8 times about it? – the back-to-back Hamilton-Kendrick Lamar pieces last night during the Grammys was glorious evidence that the same stories can be told in different ways and that new stories need to be told in as many ways as possible, despite institutional insistence that these stories be contained in one category, separate and safe, so as not to disrupt the status quo. Full Story

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Hamilton at the Grammys

Duana Posted by Duana at February 16, 2016 16:04:04 February 16, 2016 16:04:04
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Last night the opening number of Hamilton, “Alexander Hamilton”, was performed live from their home stage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. If you know Hamilton, you squealed along at seeing it in ‘real life’, instead of just 15-second sound-ups in the 60 Minutes specials, and then checked to see if any new blocks of tickets had been released. Full Story

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Taylor Swift lays up

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 16, 2016 15:02:47 February 16, 2016 15:02:47
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Unlike Leo and the Oscars, Taylor Swift has never pretended to not want to win Grammys. She wanted Album of the Year for Red. And when that didn’t happen, she wrote the “sonically cohesive” 1989 and she spent time with the Recording Academy – click here Full Story

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Idris for the holiday

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 15, 2016 21:22:50 February 15, 2016 21:22:50
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It’s President’s Day in the United States so a lot of people have the day off. Where I live, it’s Family Day, a provincial holiday, so I don’t have the day off because our show services the entire country. I don’t actually have another day off until March 5th, including weekends, because I’m at a junket this weekend, and then it’s the Oscars the weekend after. Full Story

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