Local Current Blog

November 11, 2014

Karen O covers “Marshmallow World” in new Target holiday ad

This holiday season, Karen O is lending her voice to a new Target commercial featuring an updated take on the 1949 song “Marshmallow World,” written by Carl Sigman and Peter DeRose. Made famous by Dean Martin, the song is well-known to rock fans for Darlene Love’s version on Phil Spector’s 1963 Christmas album. Karen O’s version, […]

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Today’s Music News: Bob Dylan almost made a slapstick comedy TV series

Another day, another revelation of something surpassingly strange that Bob Dylan almost did once. Yesterday it was the album he tried to make with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones in 1969, and today it’s the surrealist slapstick comedy series he pitched to HBO in the 90s. Larry Charles, a writer and director best known for his work […]

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