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The Rock Officiated A Superfan's Wedding
This is just another reason to love Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.  Here is how it went down. Johnson married Nick Mundy, a Johnson superfan, and Mundy’s fiancée (Dilara Karabas) after an elaborate ruse that convinced Mundy that a press interview he was scheduled to do with Johnson was going really poorly. After Mundy thinks the day is a wash, and that he won’t be getting his interview with Johnson, he’s talking on camera when The Rock comes out of a hotel ballroom in a suit and tie and invites...
She is Legend. Mavis Staples with Ry Cooder
With all the talk in tribute to B.B. King lately, I've been immersed in some blues, not the least of which is the music of the legendary Chicago born Mavis Staples – a member of the Staples Singers (her family band which was huge in the 60s and 70s gospel circuit, led by Pops Staples and featuring daughters Mavis, Yvonne, Cleotha, and son Pervis).  Mavis Staples performed at the 33rd Kennedy Center Honors, singing in tribute to Paul McCartney. In 2011, she won her first Grammy for Best Americana...

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