Time to set those DVRs: Tonight, June 22nd, at 10:30pm ET, Fox-5 New York news will air a very special segment Long Live The Grateful Dead! about the iconic band, the cultural phenomenon it became at its peak, and the resurrection the music has experienced in the wake of their 50th anniversary in 2015.The news package will feature interviews with artists who are keeping the Dead alive in 2017 in various ways, from latter-day incarnations of the original band (John Mayer; Warren Haynes), to stellar tribute acts (Tom Hamilton of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead), to new interpretations of the Dead’s classic catalogue (solo pianist Holly Bowling). The segment will also interview prominent fans and historians like former band publicist and biographer Dennis McNally, reality TV magnate and gay community icon Andy Cohen, and Sirius XM Dead radio host Gary Lambert, as well as a large selection of Deadheads from all walks of life.The half-hour segment will only be aired on TV and will not be available online after the fact, so make sure to set a recording or tune in tomorrow at 10:30PM EST to hear Fox-5 New York educate the masses on the modern Dead renaissance!
After a disappointing World Cup there could be more trouble ahead for Italy striker Mario Balotelli, who has been caught smoking while on holiday in Miami.The Milan forward, who was fined by his club last year for trying to smoke on a train, doesn’t seem to be able to kick the habit, lighting up on his hotel balcony.The 23-year-old is on holiday with fiance Fanny Neguesha after a World Cup in which he managed just one goal, a header against England, as Italy were eliminated in the Group Stage.
The first star of PSG Zlatan Ibrahimovic stated that Milan desperately attempted to bring him back, but that the decided to end the season in Paris.The coach of Milan Sinisa Mihajlovic requested from the officials of the club to fulfill his wish and bring Ibrahimovic.“If one team wants me, they must negotiate with my manager. Honestly, I am happy when big clubs show interest in me, but they must talk to the manager”, Ibrahimovic said.When asked what he thinks of potential return to Milan, since his contract with PSG expires next summer, the Swedish football player answered:“I don’t know yet, I am happy in PSG and this summer I made a decision to stay. I know that FC Milan is disappointed”, said Ibrahimovic to the Swedish journalists at the gathering of the national team.(Source: novovrijeme.ba)