Simon and Garfunkel

The Pop Innovations of a 50-Year-Old Soundtrack

The Graduate’s use of folk-rock songs by Simon and Garfunkel stood in for a generation’s reaction to the status quo.<p>When Mike Nichols’s low-budget comedy-drama <i>The Graduate</i> premiered in December 1967, it arrived during a time of national unrest. Many Baby Boomers were pushing back against the status …

Roger Ebert

Videos: 8 Legendary Duos Who Hated Each Other's Guts

This is a new video from WhatCulture that lists 8 legendary duos who hated each other’s guts. You can't always get along with your co-workers. These …

Pop Culture

Start your 2018 the freaky way at this Flight of the Conchords Disco

Want to mix your business time with pleasure? Concerned there are too many dicks on the dancefloor? Well, on Saturday, January 26th, all of your …

London

Local Company Films Simon and Garfunkel Virtual Reality Experience at Eight Bells Alehouse

The actors who crowded the room were primarily personal friends of the co-founders. Holt and Stockslager warmed up to “I Am a Rock” while a crew of …

Dallas

Sounds of silence: Browns' Twitter account sets mood after 0-16 finish

Shortly after the Cleveland Browns completed just the second 0-16 season in NFL history, the team's Twitter account posted a GIF that could sum up …

Cleveland Browns

Profile of Simon and Garfunkel

Leaders of Folk-Pop Music<p><b>Paul Simon ( born October 13, 1941 )</b> and <b>Art Garfunkel ( born November 5, 1941 )</b> grew up together from elementary school …

Dick Clark

'It was a quiet car ride'

It was a quiet car ride pic.twitter.com/F9ubGUoHAI<p>— decent pigeon (@decentbirthday) December 14, 2017<p>No kidding.<p>Best soundtrack for the journey:<p>Simon …

British Humour

10 annoying habits that undermine good speeches

In my blog posts about how to create and give great presentations, I sometimes focus on the big, fatal issues that kill great public speaking.<p>This …

David Pogue

Not fade away: Tribute acts fill the Montreal concert calendar

The sad reality is that Montreal audiences will never again be able to catch rock ‘n’ roll legend Buddy Holly in concert. Same for Tom Petty. And …

Canadian News

50 Years Later, Just How Jewish Was ‘The Graduate?’

As a superfan of “The Graduate” I was thrilled to get my hands on Beverly Gray’s new book “Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How ‘The Graduate’ Became the …

Jewish Culture

What to do in Toronto this week: November 13 to 19. 2017

<b>The festive, frigid Santa Claud Parade</b> <br>1Toronto makes a big fuss about the celebrities who come to town during TIFF, but the world’s biggest star …

Lifestyle (Canada)

CLASSIC VINYL: songs of growing up and getting old

Bookends by Simon and Garfunkel, released in 1968 by CBS records, value £50<p>PAUL Simon and Art Garfunkel are both from Queens, New York. They first …

Alice In Wonderland

The Story of Simon and Garfunkel Ticket Giveaway

<b>ENTER TO WIN A PAIRS OF TICKETS</b><p><i>"A must for fans, an education to the uninitiated,</i><p><i>this is a tribute show made with true respect for the music - and</i> …

Canadian News

Art Garfunkel's Baffling Memoir Is Unique, If Not Useful

<b>What Is It All But Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man<br>By Art Garfunkel<br>Alfred A. Knopf, 256 pp., $27.95</b><p>And I thought that former Monkee Michael …

Books

Eurodressage | Home

30/12/2017<p>Shows 2017 Liverpool International Horse Show<p>29/12/2017<p>Shows 2017 VSN Trophy Finals<p>27/12/2017<p>Shows FEI World Dressage Challenge<p>31/12/2017 …

Dressage

Beauty and the Beast’s Christiaan Smith Debuts New Single ‘All the Way’

The singer’s album drops in November.<p>Having just performed as Gaston in the national tour of <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> and a run of <i>The Bridges of Madison</i> …

Beauty and the Beast

College Officials Overreact and Make Matters Worse

Leftists love to signal their superior virtue by showing exaggerated concern over any event that could possibly upset one of the snowflakes. Such was …

Education

Ben Affleck admits Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice criticism is "fair"

'I can understand people saying Batman v Superman was too dark.'<p>Ben Affleck has responded to the <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> backlash, saying …

Batman

Folk icon Art Garfunkel heads to Dallas to talk about his 'luminous notes' memoir

Art Garfunkel is coming to Dallas. He will be on stage Wednesday night (Oct. 4) at Highland Park United Methodist Church as part of the Authors Live! …

The Arts

Ben Affleck Also Thinks Batman vs Superman Was Bad

At least we all agree on one thing.<p>Remember Ben Affleck's face when a BBC interviewer asked him about the abysmal <i>Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> reviews? It was that listless, defeated stare that became a meme set to Simon and Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence." Now, we know that somewhere …

Batman

Great Simon and Garfunkel "Sound of Silence" parody about Trump

There are some great music parodies coming from Parody Project, which look at today's politics in all of its strangeness. "Confounds the Science" is …

Culture

Sam Tudor reaches well beyond the everyday

<b>Sam Tudor</b><p><i>Quotidian Dream</i> (Independent)<p>Softly-spoken songwriter Sam Tudor might have dubbed his new album “quotidian”, but the record is far from …

Exclusive Memoir Excerpt

In an excerpt from 'What Is It All but Luminous: Notes From an Underground Man', the singer recalls when he met Rhymin’ Simon.<p>As I entered Parsons …

Music

Your 2 Cents’ Worth for Saturday, August 19, 2017

Thank you again Polk County Master Gardeners for another beautiful, peaceful setting with the Discovery Garden at the Iowa State Fair. It is very …

Des Moines

Flashback: Simon and Garfunkel were a bridge over troubled waters during Hurricane Alicia

As tropical rain poured down from Hurricane Alicia and drenched the crowd, an anonymous announcer promised the 30,000 Simon and Garfunkel fans …

Texas

See Glen Campbell's Guitar Genius Over the Years on Video

Glen Campbell was undoubtedly one of the greatest guitarists in the history of recorded music, but a video compilation of his best solos over the …

Keith Urban

Ben Affleck's Daughter Low-Key Roasted Him & It Was Hilarious

Ben Affleck is used to getting picked on by now. The actor/filmmaker was the inspiration for the Sad Affleck meme and the punching bag for hardcore …

Ben Affleck

“Bridge Over Troubled Water” Royal Philharmonic vs. the London Philharmonic

I have been listening to alternating interpretations of orchestras doing my favorite song “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” I have found that upon …

Jazz

Veteran teacher hits final high note of 43-year career

In 1974, a cool, young teacher took the helm of Argyll School’s Grade 6 class with a piano and a smile.<p>Brenda Ripley knew all the latest music, and …

Canadian News

Half of One Direction Reunites For an Emotional Charity Song For Grenfell Fire

Some of your favorite English singers have banded together for an important cause. Following the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 and injured dozens last week, Simon Cowell gathered more than 50 artists to cover the classic 1970 hit "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon and Garfunkel in …

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