Kim Fowley, Music Impresario and Runaways Manager, Dies at 75

Kim Fowley, the self-mythologizing musician-writer-producer who epitomized Hollywood music biz hucksterism in the ‘60s and ‘70s, died on January 15. He was 75. A ubiquitous behind-the-scenes figure on the L.A. scene, the towering, skeletal Fowley was best known as Svengali, producer and promoter of the all-girl ‘70s rock act the Runaways. “Kim was a real […]

MySpace Attracts 51m Users a Month, Thanks to ‘Throwback Thursday’

Don’t call it a comeback — call it a throwback. MySpace, the social-networking site so beloved in the early-aughts, now reaches 50.6 million unique users each month. That’s largely due to former MySpacers logging into their accounts to retrieve old-school photos to post on Facebook and Instagram for “Throwback Thursdays,” the Wall Street Journal reported. […]

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MIKE HUCKABEE CALLS JAY Z A “PIMP” WHO “EXPLOITS” WIFE BEYONCE

Possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will soon be dropping his new book, “God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy,” and released a few excerpts to Amazon.com, one of which examines Jay Z and wife Beyonce’s relationship, or more specifically, Huckabee’s belief that Jay Z is exploiting his wife’s beauty and sex appeal for big bucks. […]