Those Jann Wenner accusations have forced ABC to cancel a 50th anniversary tribute to Rolling Stone 

ABC has shut down plans for a three-hour tribute to rock journalism mainstay Rolling Stone—scheduled to record next month—thanks to a series of allegations of harassment and assault that have recently been made against the magazine’s founder, Jann Wenner. Wenner has been accused of inappropriate behavior by two…

1977’s Rolling Stone…The 10th Anniversary was an unmitigated disaster

A week before Rolling Stone…The 10th Anniversary appeared on CBS, a blurb in The Times-News touted that “a galaxy of celebrities will present a lively exploration of the world of rock music” in a special that “reflects the attitudes and culture associated with rock and its audiences. Comedy skits, musical…

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Seinfeld’s Mr. Peterman lends his dulcet tones to a video Mother’s Day card

On Seinfeld, playing a heavily fictionalized version of real-life catalog kingpin J. Peterman, actor John O’Hurley was especially adept at behaving like a pompous, long-winded ass, a man so in love with the sound of his own, admittedly rich voice that he would launch into flowery soliloquies without any prompting…

Read This: The secret history of Sports Illustrated’s football phone

In the ’80s, novelty phones were all the rage. They were often wacky (e.g., DJ Tanner’s plump red lips phone, the hamburger phone), tied to cartoons or toys (e.g., Garfield, Pac-Man) or see-through. However, perhaps the granddaddy of them all was the football phone, the free gift given to anyone who plunked down the…