June 18 in Pop Culture History

June 18

1178 – A meteor crached into the Moon or exploded between Earth and the Moon.

1812 – The U.S. Congress declares war on Great Britain, Canada, and Ireland, starting The War of 1812.

1815 – Napoleon defeated at Waterloo, in Belgium.

1873 – Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.

1923 – Checker Taxi put its first taxi on the streets of Chicago.

1930 – …

Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert Tickets On Sale June 17 Featuring Members Of Rush, Queen, Kiss, Van Halen & More

Together with the Hawkins Family
Two Global Events Celebrating the Memory & Music of a Rock Legend

September 3 at Wembley Stadium
September 27 at The Kia Forum


Foo Fighters ©2019 Johnnie Crow Photos

Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jaffee will come together with the Hawkins family to celebrate the life, music and love of their husband, father, brother and bandmate …

June 17 in Pop Culture History

June 17

1462 – Vlad III the Impaler attempted to assassinate Mehmed II, forcing him to retreat from Wallachia, in Romania.

1631 – Mumtaz Mahal died during childbirth. Her husband, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan I, spent the next 17 years building her mausoleum, the Taj Mahal.

1837 – Charles Goodyear obtained his first rubber-processing patent. The success of his company came after he died in 1860.

1852 – W.H. Fancher and C.M. French of …

Joker Two Rumored To Be A Musical With Lady Gaga Playing Harley Quin

News broke a few days ago that a sequel to the Todd Phillips smash hit Joker is in the works. And this time the joker is bringing a friend. And that friend is Harley Quin. Phillips Joker, won an Oscar, and broke box office records in 2019 when it grossed around 1 billion dollars.

Joaquin Phoenix will reprise his role and there is talks that he will be joined by Lady Gaga who will portray …

June 16 in Pop Culture History

June 16

1816 – Lord Byron read Fantasmagoriana to his four house guests – Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Claire Clairmont, and John Polidori, and inspired his challenge that each guest write a ghost story.

1858 – Abraham Lincoln gave his “a house divided against itself cannot stand” speech.

1884 – The first public roller coaster, LaMarcus Adna Thompson’s “Switchback Railway” (patent #310,966) opened in New York’s Coney Island amusement park.

1893 – Cracker Jack, invented …

Foo Fighters Reveal Special Guest For Taylor Hawkins Tribute In Los Angeles

Taylor Hawkins Foo Fighters

Alanis Morissette, Chad Smith, Nikki Sixx, and many more lead the star-studded line-up

Taylor Hawkins
Taylor Hawkins [Matt Bishop Photo]

Foo Fighters have revealed the line-up of special guests set to perform at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in Lost Angeles in September. Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, Rush bassist Geddy Lee, Rage Against The Machine drummer Brad Wilk, Joan Jett, KISS’s Gene Simmons, Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, and many more …

June 15 in Pop Culture History

June 15

763 BC – Assyrians recorded a solar eclipse, and that detail was later used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history.

1215 – The signed (sealed) Magna Carta guaranteed King John would respect feudal rights and privileges, uphold the freedom of the church within his kingdom. This was probably the same King John of Robin Hood lore.

1648 – Margaret Jones was hanged in Boston for witchcraft in the first such execution for …

Clutch Release New Single, Plot Fall Tour With Quicksand and Helmet

Clutch Dan Winters

The trek kicks off on September 13

Clutch [© Matt Bishop Photo]

Clutch have released their new single “We Strive For Excellence.” The track is available digitally from all DSPs HERE. The band has plans to release an all-new studio album soon. Fans can now RSVP HERE to be the first to get notified of the official details and early access to all of the albums exclusive variants and bundles.

“‘We Strive for Excellence’ …

June 14 in Pop Culture History

June 14

1158 – Munich (in what is now Germany) was founded by Henry the Lion on the banks of the river Isar.

1775 -The Continental Army was established by the Continental Congress, marking the birth of the United States Army.

1777 – The Stars and Stripes was adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States. Today, June 14 is officially ‘Flag Day’ in the United States.

1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize …

Tish Monaghan Talks Schmigadoon! and Her Love of Musical Theater

CAFTCAD award-winning costume designer Tish Monaghan has lent her creative talents to a number of films. From Twilight: New Moon to The Terror for which she won her CAFTCAD award, she’s expanded her horizons just beyond the fantasy and horror realm. After a long and eventful career, Tish was set to retire after the exhaustion of the pandemic but after receiving a call she soon joined AppleTV+’s musical comedy Schmigadoon! finally allowing her to work …

Prime Video Greenlights Second Season Of ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ Ahead Of Season One Premiere!

Prime Video has revealed that it has ordered a second season of The Summer I Turned Pretty, ahead of the series’ anticipated Season One premiere. Season One will exclusively stream on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on June 17. The series adaptation from best-selling author Jenny Han is a co-production of Amazon Studios and wiip.

“When I decided to adapt Summer for television, I knew we’d need more than one …

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At TNT’s ‘Animal Kingdom’ Season 6

While fans may be sad that this will be the final season for TNT’s explosive family crime drama Animal Kingdom, they are certainly hyped for new episodes. TNT has just revealed a first look behind-the-scenes video for the final season as a small tease until the upcoming final season premiere on Sunday, June 19th at 9PM ET/PT with back to back episodes.

The top 10 cable drama of 2021, Animal Kingdom, stars is Shawn Hatosy …