The Tragically Hip’s entire discography on the Billboard charts last week. All 17 Hip albums, from 1987’s debut to “Man Machine Poem,” found spots on the Billboard Canadian Albums…On top of the list “Yer Favourites,” a greatest hits compilation released in 2005. It’s love for sure.
History being made as Hillary Clinton gets the official thumbs up from Hollywood. The union that represents stage actors and stage managers has endorsed Clinton for president. The National Council of Actors Equity Association said in a news release that this is the first time in the union’s 103-year history that it has backed a political candidate.
The roster of DWTS season 23 is complete and released – Maureen McCormick (Marcia Brady), Marilu Henner – partnered with Derek Hough btw, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds among the 13 stars. What the American news releases leave off – Canadian IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe will be on the dance floor. The 29-year-old from Oakville says it’s definitely outside of his comfort zone. “Racing hair” will become Dancing hair – I love you James Hinchcliffe – The new season of Dancing With the Stars season premieres September 12th.
Chris Brown, still leading the thug life – a bizarre, 14 hour-long stand-off with police, led to Brown being arrested yesterday afternoon on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman called for help from a gathering at his home.
He was released from jail late last night after posting a whopping 250-thousand-dollar in bail. I guess the sight of RiRi and Drake at the MTV VMA’s was just too much…
That’s entertainment news and some big talk.
Gord photo courtesy Kent Guy