Are Changes To Grammy Categories "Subtle Racism?"

In April, the Recording Academy announced that they were "consolidating" dozens of awards categories, changing some eligibility requirements and rewriting the rule on how members vote. Next year, the Grammy awards will have 31 fewer categories. Sounds better, more streamlined. So why is a coalition of musicians… » 5/27/11 11:22am 5/27/11 11:22am

New Carrie Fisher Memoir: Mom Got Me A Vibrator For Xmas

Celebrity memoirs are a strange breed. As a rule they're low on writing quality and high on self pity. But I had high hopes for Carrie Fisher's new memoir out December 2nd, Wishful Drinking » 11/20/08 2:40pm 11/20/08 2:40pm, which is based on her one-woman show of the same name. Fisher, unlike most celebrities (especially ones spawned from other…