Stories by Mike Anthony

Monday, February 3, 201402/03/2014

Download U2’s new song for free

U2 is offering up the download for “Invisible,” a song from their forthcoming album, for free.  Bank of America has…

Wednesday, January 29, 201401/29/2014

Craft Beer, part 2

Just in time for Super Bowl weekend, here is the second installment of the craft beers I think are best. …

Thursday, January 23, 201401/23/2014

God and the Super Bowl

Here we are about a week before the Super Bowl, and according to an article I just read on Huffingtonpost.com,…

Monday, January 20, 201401/20/2014

Ann Wilson sings National Anthem

In case you missed this moment before Sunday’s Seahawks vs. 49ers Conference Championship game, here it is again.  I think…

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

The Eagles’ New World Record

The Eagles will resume their 40th Anniversary Tour on Wednesday, January 15 in Los Angeles at The Forum, which has…

Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Craft Beer: My Top 20

It was another banner year for craft beer, so I thought I’d give you my Top 20.  When choosing a…

Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Billy Joel’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

Billy Joel’s New Year’s Eve concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center combined a mixture of his classic songs with deep album…

Wednesday, December 18, 201312/18/2013

Funny stuff: McCartney wants a free t-shirt

On Sunday, December 15th, Paul McCartney attended a Brooklyn Nets basketball game.  The guy is worth 800-million dollars, but that…

Tuesday, December 17, 201312/17/2013

The Big Man on a postage stamp?

The Backstreet.com website, and their contributing writer Shawn Poole, are sponsoring a petition to get sax man Clarence Clemons on…

Tuesday, December 10, 201312/10/2013

Billy Joel and Carlos Santana receive honors

On Friday, December 6th, Billy Joel and Carlos Santana were among the recipients of the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors at…

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