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For Corgan, God is a constant

Billy Corgan says he and Courtney Love are both writing autobiographies, but his book will be a "spiritual memoir" detailing his Smashing Pumpkins life. He and Love have gotten into monumental public spats. But despite whatever she writes, his book...

Blink-182 singer-guitarist has more than music on his mind

Let's establish one thing first: Blink-182 is a great band in concert. They're hella fun. And now -- on with my interview with singer-guitarist Tom DeLonge about UFOs. DeLonge started a website called StrangeTimes.com. Here are two headlines from the site earlier this week: "Are Aliens Part of God's Plan Too?" "The Man Who Cut His Finger On A Chicken And Smelled Awful For Five Years"

Jobs even a comedian won't do

Here's a fun fact: Lewis Black turned down jobs from both Dan Quayle and "Dancing With the Stars." Quayle's people asked Black to "punch up" his vice presidential speeches. Black didn't even ask, "How much?" "I had the same reaction when they called...

It happened in Vegas again

Las Vegas racked up headlines in gossip magazines, thanks to this weekend's star-studded iHeartRadio Music Festival. Gossip's top billing: ■ Jennifer Lopez flashed her famous booty onstage at iHeartRadio. She then went to club Pure at Caesars, drank...

'Gears' cool except for giant rats

In "Gears of War 3," the Earth-like planet Sera has become a post-apocalyptic wasteland, because of giant aliens going all psycho-killer on humans there. Is there anything left of humanity for you to even save? Well, you can try. You portray a...

Smokey Robinson 'very blessed'

I told people on Facebook: What do you want me to ask Smokey Robinson? I asked. He answered. (Robinson sings Saturday at Terrible's in Primm.) QUESTION: Did you write any songs at Motown you wish you kept for yourself? ANSWER: No. When I wrote the...

Dolls creator sets sights on Lohan

Kim Kardashian and "American Idol" producer Nigel Lythgoe are co-producing a new Pussycat Dolls television show, to be filmed in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. And Dolls creator Robin Antin tells me she has talked "a lot" with Dolls fan Lindsay Lohan to...

School's in for Ke$ha

Goth-rock creator Alice Cooper might add rock to Ke$ha's next pop album, the superstar says. Ke$ha calls him Dad. "He's amazing, the nicest guy ever. I don't know who my dad is, so he's adopted me," she says. "He's one of my business mentors." Ke$ha...

Maher criticizes Obama, GOP

Bill Maher sometimes thinks about not voting in 2012 because President Barack Obama is a giant capitulator to the GOP, he says. But Maher can't stomach the GOP candidates. "I probably will vote for Obama. He still has maybe, like, four minutes left...