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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL: Late Night’s Original Rock N’ Roll Show Returns With Collector’s Edition!

In the period between American Bandstand and MTV, sev­eral shows tried to bring rock ‘n’ roll to television.  In the wake of Elvis Presley and the Beatles’ debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, ’60s series like Hullabaloo, Shindig and The Music Scene featured rock and pop performers.  But it wasn’t until The Midnight Special premiered on August 19, 1972, that rock ‘n’ roll found its […]

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Howard Show Stern Sidekick Artie Lange Hospitalized In Suicide Attempt

Comedian and beloved Howard Stern Show sidekick Artie Lange landed in the hospital on Saturday, January 2nd after stabbing himself nine times in an apparent suicide attempt, sources told The NY Post. A law-enforcement source said that Lange’s mother called 911 Saturday morning after she entered his Hoboken apartment and found the comedian had sustained […]