Like so many other parts of our lives, podcasts were different this year. For people suddenly working remotely, there were no more commutes. Instead, podcasts soundtracked evenings making dinner, weekends doing chores, long walks to stretch our legs, or drives to clear our heads. For those still working outside of home, distraction and comfort in
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Almost exactly two weeks after California Governor Gavin Newsom announced what became a new lockdown for most of the state’s population, the daily number of new cases has fallen for five successive days. Granted, those numbers are dropping from an all-time new daily case high for the state — or any state, for that matter
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As we wrap up the year and we inch closer and closer to a Covid-19 vaccine becoming widely available, certain ephemera of the 2020 pandemic year will be relegated to the margins of history: Plexiglass dividers, face shields that say “Face Shield,” the rise of outdoor dining in subzero temperatures. Which is why now is
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On the Netflix series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Laura Dern plays Wendy Hebert, a woman who is inexplicably in love with Richard Wayne Gary Wayne (Jon Hamm), a charismatic sociopath serving time for kidnapping and enslaving four women, including the eponymous character, who is his ex-wife. Wendy is sweet, beautiful, and well-educated, and part of the
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What. A. Year. It’s finally, almost, over. And like always, we’re giving you some of our end-of-year posts. First, we gave you our Top 25 Albums of 2020, loaded with the best of the best in country music – it’s a no BS list. Even during such a tumultuous year, some incredible country music was
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Roots fans will hear a familiar voice in the trailer for Justin Timberlake’s new drama film Palmer. “Redemption,” a new song by Nathaniel Rateliff, soundtracks the preview, released on Thursday (Dec. 17). Written, performed, co-produced and co-mixed by Rateliff — who had production and mixing help from Pat Meese and James Barone, also the song’s engineers
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If you’re gonna go ahead and try to cover Chris Stapleton, you better bring your “A” game. Fortunately for Adele, all she has is “A” game. Chris has written hits for some of country music’s finest including George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Josh Turner and more, but he also written songs for artists outside of country
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The Lumineers‘ new rendition of “Silent Night” serves a higher purpose: The next year’s worth of proceeds from the band’s cover of the Christmas classic will benefit the National Independent Venue Association’s Emergency Relief Fund. Wesley Schultz and Lauren Jacobson’s harmonies make this version of “Silent Night” the Lumineers’ own. They’re accompanied throughout, simply. by
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