Artists and writers can't always being their works to grandiose completion. Here are a few that left us hanging.... READ ON
In 1968, the “Canadian Content” law was enacted: It required every radio station to dedicate 25 percent of each broadcast hour to Canadian content.... READ ON
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Encores have become concert standard issue. Artists pencil in a big hit or two at the back end of their set list, walk off stage, wait for fans to shout for the encore, act surprised, play aforementioned hit songs in all their encore glory, rinse, repeat. ... READ ON
Long before the wonders of keyboard cat, felines and music had a tense relationship. The two were tied by an infernal instrument—the katzenklavier, or cat organ.... READ ON
When we start singing along to these foreign language earworms, we're probably not singing what we think we're singing. Here are five hit songs in other languages and what the heck they actually mean once they’re translated.... READ ON
The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.