Open Thread: Watch Mavis Staples, The Eagles, James Taylor and More at the Kennedy Center Honors 

A bright spot in this muddled mess of a week between the holidays and the New Year is the televised presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors, presented December 4 but airing tonight at 9 p.m. on CBS. And, as this week has already gotten off to a pretty horrific start, it’s nice to celebrate the small nibbles of joy…

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Beyoncé Doesn't Need a Stupid Earpiece and Other Musical Moments from Today's Inauguration Ceremony

Such a pity — Senator Charles Schumer went on about the dome of the capitol only to have Beyonce sing the Star-Spangled Banner and blow the roof off the joint. And she wasn't even inside! Yes, Bey was the star of the show (other than, you know, the President and Vice President) and deservedly so. Watch how she tears…