Lionel Richie on Hits Tour, Gibberish Lyrics and the Legend of ‘Hello’

What’s going on right now as you’re prepping for this tour?First off, we finished a Pacific Rim tour about three-and-a-half weeks ago. They said I’d have all this time off, but it’s taken me that long to get over the jet lag. But the truth is that we’re ready for the tour. It’s just a […]

Inside Quarantine With

For years, after conquering the prank show, the Great White Way, Netflix, and a piece of branded content with Awkwafina, Hollywood was abuzz wondering what was next for Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland. What else did they have to prove? Well, what was next was a podcast — sorry, a p’dcast — and what […]

The Last Word: Lionel Richie on Meeting Mandela, the Pitfalls of Fame, and the Secret to a Perfect Moustache

Richie hasn’t released an album since 2012’s Tuskegee, but that doesn’t matter in the least. The “We Are the World” co-writer long ago traded the title of “popular singer” for “cultural icon” — an artist who has parlayed untold reserves of goodwill into generation-crossing hits and tireless humanitarian efforts. In conversation, he walks the line […]

Lionel Richie Moves 20,000 CDs in One Hour on HSN

For Richie, the crossover to country had been decades in the making. “Conway Twitty wanted me to come years ago and ‘be country,’” Richie said, “but I was too busy being a Commodore. Then Kenny Rogers wanted me to go country, but I was too busy being the ‘pop’ Lionel Richie. Then all of a […]

What’s New On HBO Max In June? More Movies, TV Shows, And Originals

Coming to HBO Max in June:June 1:4th & Forever: Muck City, Season OneAdventures In Babysitting, 1987 (HBO)Amelie, 2001 (HBO)An American Werewolf in London, 1981 (HBO)The American, 2010 (HBO)Another Cinderella Story, 2008Beautiful Girls, 1996 (HBO)Black Beauty, 1994Bridget Jones’s Baby, 2016The Bucket List, 2007Cabaret, 1972The Champ, 1979Chicago, 2002A Cinderella Story, 2004A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song, […]