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News making the news: 2012 blooper reel goes viral

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For all the wonders that live TV can offer, it also creates the kind of environment where cringe-worthy moments of awkward hilarity can often erupt, with no turning back. News anchors, journalists and people on the scene can often find that the very moments dedicated to delivering the news can actually land them in the […]

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“It’s Time”: Celebrities Lend Their Voice For Gun Control PSA

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After last week’s tragic Sandy Hook shooting, more than fifty celebrity heavyweights have joined together in an online public service announcement, demanding an end to gun violence. Part of the Demand A Plan campaign, the PSA video features Jamie Foxx, Beyonce, Jennifer Aniston, Ellen DeGeneres, Will Ferrell, Gwenyth Paltrow and other major names, who call […]

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“Gangnam style” Makes YouTube History

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In just five months, Psy’s catchy K-Pop music video has soared to dizzying heights. In November, it superseded Justin Bieber’s “Baby” as the most watched clip on YouTube. Today it nabbed another title, reaching 1 billion views – making history as the first Youtube clip to do so. With six albums already under his belt, […]

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Go Ahead . . . Push the Button

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Ok, Friday and the long Memorial Day Weekend are almost here.   This will help you get through Thursday. You just never know what might happen next time you go out for a quiet cup of coffee! See what happens when the guy on the bike presses the red button ……..

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United Breaks Guitar Song

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Never underestimate the power of a song! A musician named Dave Carroll recently had difficulty with United Airlines. Dave spent over 9 months trying to get United Airlines to pay for damages caused by baggage handlers to his custom Taylor Guitar. During his final exchange with the United Customs Relations Manager, he stated that he […]

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Video of the Day – Trunk Monkey

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Check out these commercials for the new Suburban trunk monkey.

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The Animated & Comical World of 360 Deals

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My good friend Vincent Wolanin sent this very funny, but true, YouTube animation of the 360 Deals that are being forced upon artists today by the major labels. Top Notch Music & Records is an indie label run by the Wolanin family, which just produced and released Whitney Wolanin’s “Honesty” which has taken over AC […]

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When Performers Give Up

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The News Burner reports on new talent all the time.   Sometimes we come across a video of an artist performing that just makes you wonder. “What the hell are they thinking about”.   My brother and his friend, in an effort to tease me about my weight issue (I am on diet now), and my […]

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Drive Thru Serenade – Place Your Order

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The News Burner has written many articles about new and emerging artists in the music scene.   However, I think we finally found a real star ! I was checking out WRVE FM 99.5 The River in Albany.   Every week my friend Tred Hulse from The River posts new music and funny videos.   […]

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Nemes on the rise !

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My good friend Joe Graham (“Joeg”), the host of the Droppin Knowledge show and Station Manager at WMBR, always has the latest news about rising artists in the New England music scene.   Joeg sent me an email about the overnight success of a local band . . . Nemes.   How did it happen? […]

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Worst Top 10 National Anthem Performances

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Our friends at Time Specials compiled the top 10 list of the “Top Ten Worst National Anthem Renditions”. Not surprisingly, only 2 of the live performances were removed from YouTube Videos, i.e., Hillary Clinton and Hockey Girl.   We all know Hillary Clinton . . . Hockey Girl is, or should I say, was a […]

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“Honesty” by Whitney Wolanin (new release)

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Once in a while an artist emerges that takes your breath away.   Whitney Wolanin is that artist with the release of her new single “Honesty”. When listening to “Honesty” it made me think of some of the greats, i.e., Christina Perri, Alanis Morissette, and even Patty Smyth.  Whitney, a skilled pianist, has that cross over […]

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Donald Trump Releases – “Time to Get Tough”

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Donald Trump may not be everyone’s favorite person, but he is always the topic of the conversation.   Donald is never shy about expressing his mind and to exchange a few jabs with others in the news, such as the feud with Ron Paul this week. As Donald prepares to host a unique Presidential debate, […]

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Ron Paul – “They fought for us, now let’s fight for them”

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Ron Paul released a very powerful video on bringing our troops home to their families & country (see below).   The simple message is that war is not working. “Let’s bring the troops home as fast as the ships can arrive.  They fought for us, now let’s fight for them.” While Ron Paul is gaining […]

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Toyota unveils Hydrogen FCV-R Vehicle

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Toyota announced that in 2015 it will release the FCV-R which is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell that is more practical than ever before.   The FCV-R has zero emission.   While no price has been set, this vehicle represents a competitive alternative to the limited electric hybrid vehicles available today. I often wondered why […]

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ElevenEleven Records by Ellen DeGeneres

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You may have wondered why Ellen DeGeneres was sitting as an American Idol Judge for a while.   It just so happens that Ellen is not just a funny lady, she has an itch for music. In May, 2010 Ellen started the ElevenEleven Record Label and began searching YouTube for new talent.   But why pick the […]

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Martians at Wal-mart = Wal-Martians

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As Halloween approaches, customers seem to dress up for the occasion . . . I think. Or is it that people just don’t care about how they look anymore ? Another theory is that Wal-Mart is inhabited by Martians that have traveled from far away planets to take advantage of the great deals. After all, the economy is hard […]

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Little Pink Cover Girls Meet Idol Nicki Minaj

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One month and 7 million hits after Sophia Grace Brownlee’s mother posted a youtube video of the 8-year-old doing an a capella rendition of Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass,” Sophia Grace and her cousin/back-up dancer Rosie, age 5, were invited to perform on the Ellen Show. Little did the girls know that the other special guest […]

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