Famous Catchphrases And Where The Originated!

(PCM) Catchphrases have been a part of the advertising world since it first began. It is believed that the first advertisement ran in a French newspaper called La Presse in June of 1826 and after it proved to be successful, newspapers all over the world began to include various advertisements throughout their pages.

The very first television advertisement that aired in the United States was on July 1, 1941 …

How Artistic Collaborators Karen Saillant and Mi-Kyoung Lee Are Changing Our World!

One day, some 16 years ago, opera director Karen Lauria Saillant was walking by the University of the Arts and was drawn in by the riveting display windows.
 
She walked inside and mentioned that she was looking for help with an upcoming opera she was working on to take from Philadelphia to Italy.  
Soon after, in addition to meeting professor Mi-Kyoung Lee, the Head of the Fibers/Textile program at the University of the Arts

How Opera And Arts Lover Karen Saillant’s Life’s Work Is Bringing Us Joy When We Need It The Most!

Every summer for the last 16 years, the picturesque town of Citta’ della Pieve, (located between Rome and Florence) has hosted Karen Lauria Saillant’s opera festival where guests were treated first-hand to beautiful world premiere Italian operas; a staggering 16 operas in 16 years.

However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the structure of the 17th world premiere Italian opera had to be changed, because Saillant is not permitted to travel to her beloved “second home” in …

Little Mermaid’s ‘Kiss The Girl’ Sounds Completely Different In Minor Key

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(PCM) Who would have thought that by simply changing a song from major key to minor key could have such a profound impact on it’s lyrical interpretation. YouTube star Chase Holfelder, who is known for creating viral videos changing popular songs to minor key version, has taken on “Kiss The Girl” from the Disney film “The Little Mermaid” and it sounds even creepier than the original.

Holfelder first went viral with his minor key version …

Little Mermaid’s ‘Kiss The Girl’ Sounds Completely Different In Minor Key

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(PCM) Who would have thought that by simply changing a song from major key to minor key could have such a profound impact on it’s lyrical interpretation. YouTube star Chase Holfelder, who is known for creating viral videos changing popular songs to minor key version, has taken on “Kiss The Girl” from the Disney film “The Little Mermaid” and it sounds even creepier than the original.

Holfelder first went viral with his minor key version …

Have You Been Rickrolled? The Story Behind The Famous Internet Meme And Some Of The Best Clips!

(PCM) We are nearly certain that many, if not all, of you reading this have been “rickrolled” at one point in time, especially if you have spent any time at all on surfing the internet within the last ten years. So, what exactly does it mean to be “rickrolled”? Just how did this ridiculous internet meme begin? We will answer those questions below, as well as, share a few of our favorite “rickroll” clips from …

Celebrity Crime! Who Got Off Too Easy?

(PCM) Our legal system in the United States says that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and if you do the crime, then you should pay the time. That is supposed to be the way it works, however, we have seen several cases, especially those involving celebrities, where the consequences they faced for committing, sometimes major crimes, the punishment has been far less severe that it would have been for any normal …

What Ever Happened To The Beatles Lost Recording? Will It Ever Be Found?

(PCM) In January of 1967 The Beatles recorded an extensive and very avant-garde 14-minute performance piece that remains unreleased even to this day. The performance is said to be titled “Carnival Of Light” and it is considered the holy grail of missing and unreleased tracks from The Beatles which die-hard fans are desperate to get their hands on!

“Carnival Of Light” is said to have been recorded for “The Million Volt Light and Sound Rave” …

Ever Wonder If You Could Play A Tree Trunk On A Record Player?

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(PCM) I have no idea why I am just discovering this brilliant story now, but an artist by the name of Bartholomäus Traubeck has been using cross-sectional slices of a tree stump and playing them on a converted record player to create various pieces of music.

The sounds created are both beautiful and haunting and how each piece of music turns out depends upon the type of wood and species of tree.

Here’s how it …

Music Spotlight: Keri Wirth

TVGrapevine is happy to introduce Keri Wirth, the new music superstar.
-Tell me a bit about how your career began.
I had recently completed a dance album that was being considered by Sony, Interscope and Octone records. I was advised to build an audience and I wasn’t motivated to travel around selling my music because I had severe stage fright.
I absolutely loved writing and recording but wasn’t inspired to perform. I pushed myself to

Frank Sinatra’s Obsession With Dimes

(PCM) Many may not know this, but Frank Sinatra, otherwise known as Ol’ Blue Eyes, had an obsession with dimes. However, he was not always a collector! His obsession with the ten cent coins began for much more sinister reasons.

Sinatra’s son, Frankie Sinatra, Jr was kidnapped on December 8, 1963 and the performer ended up paying out $240,000 dollars in ransom money to the kidnappers before his son was …

Ever Wonder Who Created The Infamous McDonald’s ‘I’m Lovin’ It’ Jingle? We Would Have Never Guessed!

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(PCM) For many years it has been speculated with pop superstar Justin Timberlake was the artist behind the infamous and delightfully catchy McDonald’s advertising jingle “I’m Lovin’ It”, after all he is the one who sings that delicious ear worm. How can you hear “bada-ba-ba-ba, I’m lovin’ it” and not start craving a juicy hamburger and fries?

We were completely surprised to learn that none other than rapper Pusha T is the true musical genius …