Well, this is depressing. Kevin Clash, 52, the jovial puppeteer behind Elmo from “Sesame Street,” has reportedly taken a leave of absence from the show pending accusations that he had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy when he was 45.
Clash adamantly denies the claim, telling TMZ he did in fact have a relationship with the person in question, but that it was “between two consenting adults,” and that the accusations of underage impropriety are false. Read More
If Redwood City native Tom Biscardi is right, one of the world’s most baffling mysteries is about to be solved. Read More
Talk about generous. To announce the North American leg of a worldwide tour backing her new 11th album “Aphrodite,” dance-pop diva Kylie Minogue already released a “North American Tour Bonus Edition” EP through Astralwerks, featuring five rare live songs. Three of which were semi-acoustic, and culled from her recent “BBC Live Lounge” sessions. But wait! There’s more! Read More
Mercury-Prize-winning Mancunians Elbow have just released their adventurous new fifth album — “build a rocket boys!” — digitally in the states. They’ve also just been offered a slot opening for U2 at this summer’s Glastonbury Festival — not bad for a little prog-minded combo that started out in their hometown’s dinky Night and Day Café. Read More