Tom Petty Blasts Modern Country Music, Sharknado 2 Gets a Title, Robert Plant Joins Social Media + More – Top Stories of the Week
In case you missed them, we’ve gathered our top stories of the past week that you may have missed. Check them out.
Back in May, Tom Petty used the stage of the Beacon Theater in New York City to voice his displeasure of what country music has evolved into when he called the country music of today “bad rock with a fiddle”. Rather than backing down from those comments in a recent interview, Petty took the opportunity to elaborate his point.
We all know that wearing a seat belt is important. My husband John found this seat belt ad from the U.K. and it is powerful!
Though The Asylum have produced many a schlocky exploitation film with catchy titles (when they’re not busy making low-budget knock-offs of big studio movies), for whatever reason ‘Sharknado‘ caught the public’s attention, or at least gave Twitter a chance to snark for two hours. Though its initial debut wasn’t that highly rated, the film has morphed into a cultural… Moment? Phenomenon? Something? And so now we’re getting a sequel.
An awful story out of Miami has seen a man kill his wife and then write about it on Facebook, with a picture of the body and an apparent confession on his page.
In recent years, Robert Plant has shown more of an interest in exploring the roots and sounds of traditional music. But that doesn’t mean he’s forgotten about the 21st century, and he’s proving it with a newly beefed-up online presence.