Ben’s Show Notes for November 2, 2012
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Happy Birthday Nelly!
He is 38.
Fat Boys, Jingle Bells and Barking Dogs
I see a barking Jingle Bells and Fat Boys mash-up in the future.
Flo Rida Plays Piano in the Dark
The latest single from the album, I Cry uses two layers of samples. The basis of the song is from a tune by Bingo Players from 2011 called Cry (Just a Little). That song in turn samples Piano in the Dark by Brenda Russell for the chorus.
Benefit Concert for the Red Cross and Hurricane Sandy Victims
As many on the East Coast try to get their lives back to normal after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, NBC has announced an hour-long benefit concert for victims of the storm. Christina Aguilera and a host of rockers will perform live on ‘Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,’ which airs this Friday night, Nov. 2, at 8PM ET.
George Lucas is Giving Away His Money
It’s easy to poke fun at George Lucas. He directed the prequel trilogy after all, and refuses to acknowledge the original cuts of the first three ‘Star Wars‘ movies. But when Lucas does good, that’s no joke. And today word broke that Lucas will be giving the majority of the money he got for selling Lucasfilm to educational philanthropy.
Wreck-It Ralph Opens This Weekend
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.