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Barenaked Ladies To Give 'Animal House' New Music

March 5th, 2012 9:12pm EST
Barenaked Ladies
Canadian hitmakers Barenaked Ladies have signed on to provide the original score for a new Animal House musical.

theater mogul Matty Simmons has announced plans to stage John Landis' cult 1978 comedy National Lampoon's Animal House, which starred the late John Belushi and Kevin Bacon.

The screenplay has been adapted by Douglas Kenney, Chris Miller and Harold Ramis - based on Miller's experiences as a student at the prestigious Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
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Harrison Ford's Seven Best Films (Not Including 'Star Wars')

May 20th, 2008 9:26am EDT
Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford is, without question, one of the biggest box office stars of all time. With the release of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull on Thursday it couldn't be a better time to take a look back on the seven best movies of Ford's career.

We purposely left the Star Wars trilogy off the list considering those are not really "Harrison Ford movies" and quite an entity unto themselves. Plus, we do not need every movie on this list being a "Star Wars" or "Indiana Jones" movie. At times we do like to be challenged.

Once a surefire box office success, lately it has...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 21

September 21st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Faith Hill
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actress Maggie Grace (1983), socialite Nicole Richie (1981), Indian actress Kareena Kapoor (1980), Korn drummer David Silveria (1972), Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (1972), "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (1971), "Idiocracy" actor Luke Wilson (1971), talk show host Ricki Lake (1968), Barenaked Ladies drummer Tyler Stewart (1967), country singer Faith Hill (1967), "RV" actress Cheryl Hines (1965), "Cradle Will Rock" actor Angus Macfadyen (1963), "Numb3rs" actor Rob Morrow (1962), "Becker" actress Nancy Travis (1961), "JAG" star David James Elliot (1...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 3

July 3rd, 2007 3:00am EDT
Tom Cruise
Happy Birthday to actress Shawnee Smith (1970), Barenaked Ladies keyboardist Kevin Hearn (1969), San Francisco Giants star Moises Alou (1966), "The Simpsons" actress Yeardley Smith (1964), famous scientologist Tom Cruise (1962), late pop singer Laura Branigan (1957; d. 2004), "WKRP" actress Jan Smithers (1949), "Eight is Enough" actress Betty Buckley (1947), and actress Susan Peters (1921).
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 22

June 22nd, 2007 3:00am EDT
Meryl Streep
Happy Birthday to "Scrubs" actor Donald Faison (1974), MTV/talk show host Carson Daly (1973), Barenaked Ladies singer Steven Page (1970), Mighty Mighty Bosstones singer Dicky Barrett, "The Da Vinci Code" author Dan Brown (1964), B-movie actor Bruce Campbell (1958), INXS bassist Garry Gary Beers (1957), "Chico and the Man" star Freddie Prinze (1954; d. 1977), 80s pop singer Cyndi Lauper (1953), "Dances With Wolves" actor Graham Greene (1952), "The Bionic Woman" star Lindsay Wagner (1949), prolific screen star Meryl Streep (1949), singer/songwriter Todd Rundgren (1948), singer/actor Kris Kris...
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Nelly Furtado to Host The 2007 JUNO Awards, Canada's Music Awards

January 16th, 2007 11:11am EST
Nelly Furtado
Internationally renowned Canadian singer/songwriter Nelly Furtado will host The 2007 JUNO Awards, Canada's Music Awards, it was confirmed today by top-ranked Canadian broadcaster CTV and the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS).

Canada's most-watched music awards telecast, The 2007 JUNO Awards will be broadcast on Sunday, April 1 from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on CTV. Performers for the broadcast have not yet been announced. Nominees for Canada's Music Awards will be revealed Feb. 6 at a media conference in Toronto.

Furtado joins an esteemed list of internationall...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 3)

December 31st, 2006 2:00pm EST
Syd Barrett
...During July, co-founder and original Pink Floyd guitarist/singer Syd Barrett, who had spent the better part of the last 35 years as a hermit, died at age 60 from diabetic complications... Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo pretty much confirms rumors that the band is done, "unless," he says, "it becomes really obvious to me that we need to do one."

New albums from: Muse, Johnny Cash, Thom Yorke, Peachez, Sufjan Stevens, Cheyenne Kimball, Phish, Soul Asylum, Seether, Moloko, Alien Ant Farm, Black Stone Cherry, Eighteen Visions, Helmet, Third Eye Blind, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, New York Dolls...
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Music For America Partners With Over A Dozen Concert Tours To Inspire Young Voters This Fall

November 3rd, 2006 11:52am EST
Barenaked Ladies
In an ongoing effort to inspire millions of young voters to participate in the electoral process, Music for America has partnered with over a dozen bands touring nationwide this fall - registering voters, discussing current issues and sparking peer-to-peer conversations around the issues that matter most to young people. The push is designed to turn young people out to vote on November 7 and get the newest generation of voters more involved in the electoral process.

Artists who are taking Music for America on tour this fall include Cut Chemist, Death Cab for Cutie, The Long Winters, Mi...
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Sarah McLachlan Releases Holiday Album, "Wintersong"

October 26th, 2006 11:52am EDT
Sarah McLachlan
At its best, the venerable pop music tradition known as "the holiday album" can capture all the sentiments of the season: the warm glow of friendship and family, the bittersweet reflections on the year gone by, the hopeful anticipation of the new year ahead.

Sarah McLachlan has created a true holiday classic with Wintersong. The Arista recording artist imbues this splendid twelve-song collection-the first holiday album of her multi-platinum career-with peerless interpretive skill and exquisite musicianship. Released on October 17, Wintersong is Sarah's first new studio album since Afte...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 21

September 21st, 2006 3:00am EDT
Faith Hill
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actress Maggie Grace (1983), socialite Nicole Richie (1981), Indian actress Kareena Kapoor (1980), Korn drummer David Silveria (1972), Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (1972), "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (1971), "Idiocracy" actor Luke Wilson (1971), talk show host Ricki Lake (1968), Barenaked Ladies drummer Tyler Stewart (1967), country singer Faith Hill (1967), "RV" actress Cheryl Hines (1965), "Cradle Will Rock" actor Angus Macfadyen (1963), "Numb3rs" actor Rob Morrow (1962), "Becker" actress Nancy Travis (1961), "JAG" star David James Elliot (1...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 3

July 3rd, 2006 3:00am EDT
Tom Cruise
Happy Birthday to actress Shawnee Smith (1970), Barenaked Ladies keyboardist Kevin Hearn (1969), San Francisco Giants star Moises Alou (1966), "The Simpsons" actress Yeardley Smith (1964), famous scientologist Tom Cruise (1962), late pop singer Laura Branigan (1957; d. 2004), "WKRP" actress Jan Smithers (1949), "Eight is Enough" actress Betty Buckley (1947), and actress Susan Peters (1921).
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 22

June 22nd, 2006 3:00am EDT
Meryl Streep
Happy Birthday to "Scrubs" actor Donald Faison (1974), MTV/talk show host Carson Daly (1973), Barenaked Ladies singer Steven Page (1970), Mighty Mighty Bosstones singer Dicky Barrett, "The Da Vinci Code" author Dan Brown (1964), B-movie actor Bruce Campbell (1958), INXS bassist Garry Gary Beers (1957), "Chico and the Man" star Freddie Prinze (1954; d. 1977), 80s pop singer Cyndi Lauper (1953), "Dances With Wolves" actor Graham Greene (1952), "The Bionic Woman" star Lindsay Wagner (1949), prolific screen star Meryl Streep (1949), singer/songwriter Todd Rundgren (1948), singer/actor Kris Kris...
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'The Apprentice' Season Finale Airs Tonight

June 5th, 2006 8:00am EDT
Donald Trum of The Apprentice
The Apprentice live finale airs Monday, June 5, from 9:30-11 p.m. ET. The broadcast will feature the culmination of the final two tasks: managing the Pontiac celebrity hockey event (led by Lee) and running a Barenaked Ladies Concert (led by Sean), as well as a cast reunion and the live boardroom hiring. It's down to the wire as Lee and Sean battle it out in the final boardroom for a $250,000 year-long 'apprenticeship' under the tutelage of Donald Trump.

Special guest appearances during the final task include Michael J. Fox, Jaime Pressly, Denis Leary, Jason Priestley, Stephen Baldwin ...
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Denis Leary Christmas Special On Comedy Central

November 21st, 2005 11:44am EST
Denis Leary
Being on Santa's bad list has never been so cool. Spike the eggnog, sit back and relax, Comedy Central and Denis Leary are about to reveal the true spirit of Christmas, family fights, boozing and some of the most awkward holiday moments. "Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas" premieres on Sunday November; 27 at 10:00 p.m.

"Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas," an hour-long Christmas extravaganza, celebrates the darker side of everyone's favorite holiday. Leary, along with some help from his celebrity elves Carmen Electra, William Shatner, Chris Elliot, Charlie Murphy, Nick Di Paolo,...
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