Billboard

Olivia Newton-John, beloved actress and singer best known for her role as Sandy Olsson in Grease and for a long string of hits topped by 1981’s “Physical,” died on Monday (Aug. 8). She was 73. Continue reading “Olivia Newton-John, Beloved ‘Grease’ Actress & Singer, Dies at 73”

Yahoo News

Ric Parnell, the British musician best known for playing doomed drummer Mick Shrimpton in Rob Reiner’s cult-classic heavy metal mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, has died at age 70. The news was confirmed Sunday on social media by comic actor Harry Shearer, aka Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls, who said “no one ever rocked harder” than Parnell. No cause of death was revealed at press time. Continue reading “Spinal Tap drummer Ric Parnell dead at age 70”

RT

In contrast to modern conflicts, the Vietnam War attracted the wrath of the political left, which campaigned vehemently against it. The outrage even led to attacks on veterans. On Vietnam War Veterans Day, almost half a century after the last US troops left the country, RT tries to understand – what was it about this particular conflict that struck a nerve? Continue reading “‘I couldn’t comprehend why we were there’: Many Americans hated the Vietnam War but then forgot about it”

Patch – by Max Bennett

MEDIA, PA — The expulsion of a Delaware County high school student violated that student’s right to free speech, according to a ruling by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

The court recently decided Rose Tree Media School District’s expulsion of a Penncrest High School student after the student posted violent lyrics from a death metal band goes against the United States and Pennsylvania constitutions. Continue reading “Delco Student’s Profane, Shocking Snapchat Post Ruled Free Speech”