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5 Celebrity Wines That Are Actually Kinda Good

And 3 more that are pretty bad

(Newser) - The staff over at E! Online has offered up a pretty amusing taste test of 15 celebrity wines. Here are five that were reviewed pretty well—plus, just for fun, three that most definitely were not:
  • Drew Barrymore's Pinot Grigio: "I would actually buy this and make her
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Dave Matthews Hitchhikes to His Own Concert

Fans on way to show spot him, pick him up

(Newser) - It's a good thing Emily Kraus and her boyfriend stopped to pick up a hitchhiker on their way to a Dave Matthews Band concert—the wayfarer was none other than Dave Matthews himself. Matthews was out for a bike ride before his concert in Hershey, Penn., when his tire... More »

Hollywood's Lost Its Grasp on 'Quirky'

(Newser) - Hollywood loves to make movies about allegedly quirky people—think 500 Days of Summer—but most characters are so similar they don’t seem quirky at all, writes Linda Holmes for NPR. “It may be that at this point, the quirkiest person in a Hollywood movie would be someone... More »

Summer Tours: S'Mores, Sweat, Sounds

(Newser) - Musical acts from youngster Taylor Swift to veteran Dave Matthews are hitting the road this summer, and some artists took time to fill the Wall Street Journal in on their on- and off-stage plans. A sampling:
  • Swift: Her first headlining tour includes a gig at Madison Square Garden, but her
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Dave Matthews' Album Debuts at No. 1

'Big Whiskey' ends reign of Eminem's 'Relapse'

(Newser) - The Dave Matthews Band's Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King has become its fifth straight album to shoot straight to the top of the Billboard 200 chart. The first-week sales of 424,000 albums have knocked Eminem's Relapse into second place in its third week. The new Matthews' album is... More »

At 90, Seeger Still Tuned to Social Activism

Springsteen, Guthrie, Baez, and others to headline tribute concert

(Newser) - Today may be his 90th birthday, but the only reason folk legend Pete Seeger will share the stage with Bruce Springsteen and Arlo Guthrie at his tribute concert will be to raise money for the environment—continuing his penchant for infusing music with social activism. “I agreed to the... More »

Dalai Lama Begins US Visit

Amid Tibet, Olympic turmoil, Seattle peace conference first stop for spiritual leader

(Newser) - The Dalai Lama arrived in Seattle today to begin a five-day series of speeches and workshops on peace and compassion, the Seattle Times reports. He told a group of Tibetan supporters at the airport that he was saddened by yesterday's protests in San Francisco surrounding the Olympic torch, and reiterated... More »

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