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Brantley Gilbert is Countrywide

Country musician Brantley Gilbert is a Southern boy, with plenty of Southern charm and manners, and he plans on staying that way. Or at least staying in the South. The 26-year-old says he has no plans to uproot from Jefferson, Ga., the small town about an hour outside Atlanta where he was born and raised. […]

RIP: Amy Winehouse

Sad News: Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her flat in north London, police said. She was 27 years old. The Grammy award-winning soul singer struggled with well-documented drink and drug addictions. Her death is being treated as unexplained. “Police were called by London Ambulance Service to an address in Camden […]

Walmart & Michelle Obama Team up

We all know that Walmart has killed many local family-run businesses, although at least they’re now teaming up with Michelle Obama to help local farmers. It’s a step in the right direction for sure. In certain parts of the U.S., you can’t turn a corner without bumping into a farmer’s market or grocery store. But […]

VODO Is Netflix-Meets-Kickstarter for Indie Film Fans

With 700,000 downloads in less than a month, newcomer Justin Eugene Evans shoots down the standard distribution model in favor of video-sharing site VODO. For director Justin Eugene Evans, making the movie was the easy part. Finding somewhere to show his low-budget tale of Vietnam-era espionage was far more complicated. Even with Oscar-nominated star James […]

Spotify’s Casual Encounters Seduce Young U.S. Music Lovers

Music listeners today want to fool around with all sorts of artists without the hassle of commitment. Spotify launched in the U.S. today and offered the greatest proof to date that MP3s are the new CDs. CD sales dropped by almost 20% in 2010. The old music sales model is pretty much all over. Even […]

DSLR lens mount for iPhone

Photojojo has announced a lens mount for DSLR lenses that is compatible with the iPhone. Sweet! The adaptor, which is part of an iPhone case, allows Canon EOS or Nikon SLR lenses to be mounted onto the iPhone. Several different types of lenses can be attached, including telephoto, wide-angle, macro and fixed length, which will […]

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