Emmy award-winning musician Adam Schlesinger dies at 52 of COVID-19

The celebrated composer is also credited as a writer of songs for popular Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs Maisel”, NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers”, the 2013 Emmy Awards, the 2012 Tony Awards, “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno”, “My Name Is Earl”, “One Tree Hill” and the 1997 Academy Awards.

Jacob Tremblay Is ‘Excited and Nervous’ as He Pledges to Choose Kind on First Day of School

In a touching Instagram video he posted Tuesday, 10-year-old Tremblay encouraged others to pledge to “Choose Kind” — an anti-bullying campaign inspired by R.J. Palacio’s debut novel Wonder, now a film starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Tremblay.

California Legislature hires Eric Holder to fend off Trump

State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount (Los Angeles County), said Holder and his team from the firm Covington & Burling will serve as outside legal counsel for the Legislature under a three-month, $75,000 contract.

Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus complications at 52

His two Tony nominations were both for the musical “Cry-Baby,” an adaptation of the John Waters film, in 2008. He had recently collaborated with Sarah Silverman on his first full stage score since then, for an off-Broadway musical, “The Bedwetter,” which had been scheduled to open at the Atlantic Theater Company this spring. Tony winners […]

Award-winning NFL sideline reporter Michele Tafoya on the Olympics, NFL Draft and the coronavirus

She’s quick to point out (repeatedly) that her challenges this spring and summer pale in comparison to countless folks around her, that she still has a job unlike a growing number who don’t. But she’s also incredibly optimistic about the end to a pandemic and the opportunity to return to some sort of normalcy — […]

Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne singer, dead at 52 from Covid-19

“As many of you are aware, Adam had been hospitalized with Covid-19 and although he had been making some small improvements over the last few days, Adam’s condition was critical and he was ultimately unable to recover from Covid-19 complications,” read a statement from the band’s attorney, provided to CNN. “He was truly a prolific […]

Barbra Streisand Fast Facts

September 2014 – Streisand’s new album, “Partners,” is released and goes to the top of the Billboard 200 album chart. This makes her the first artist to have a No. 1 album in each of the past six decades.

Shirley MacLaine Fast Facts

1994 – Walks nearly 500 miles across Spain on a spiritual pilgrimage called El Camino de Santiago. During her month-long solo journey, MacLaine sleeps in shelters and begs for food. She chronicles the trek in her book, “The Camino: A Journey of the Spirit.”

Adam Schlesinger: Stacy’s Mom songwriter dies aged 52 with coronavirus

Skip Twitter post by @dashboardmusic I am grasping for the right words. My dear friend Adam Schlesinger has passed away from COVID-19. You know him best through his music. From his band @fountainsofwayn to the countless movies and tv shows he scored, most recently My Crazy Ex Girlfriend (cont’d) pic.twitter.com/to8H4IoLtj

After Game of Thrones coffee cup, fans notice modern flask in Little Women

Emilia revealed the ‘truth’ to TV host Jimmy Fallon on his show, and said, “We had like a party before the Emmys recently, and Conleth (Hill), who plays Varys, who’s sitting next to me in that scene, he pulls me aside and he’s like, ‘Emilia, I’ve got to tell you something. I’ve got to tell […]