It’s been 30 years since Pearl Jam released its very first song. About six weeks before its debut album hit music stores, what would…


A screen shot from the viral video ‘Dumb Shining Moment.’

On the latest episode of my ‘Getting Caught Up’ podcast, I talked to Andrew Goldstein — a longtime TV writer and producer who is the brains behind a short comedy video that went viral on social media in early November 2020, just after Election Day.

The video racked up millions…


In this very first episode, I get caught up with my old friend, the writer and performer Adam Wade. Adam is one of the best writers and storytellers I know. We go back a long way, and met more than 20 years ago when we were both in the…


Ordinarily, at this time of year, these fields would be filled with kids playing baseball — one game waiting for the previous to finish. Not this year. The coronavirus pandemic has derailed baseball season in Ridgewood, New Jersey, home of the Raiders. Fields are empty, mounds of dirt sit at…


In an interview last year following the death of David Bowie, Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell talked about how music artists often aren’t fully appreciated until after they’ve died. Talking to Rolling Stone, he said, “You don’t know how important someone is to you as an artistic influence until suddenly…


David Bowie fans shocked by news on Monday of the musician’s unexpected death have spent the week listening to Bowie’s greatest hits online and watching his videos.

On Monday, Bowie shattered Adele’s single-day record for video views on Vevo. And fans streamed his music in enormous numbers as well. No…

Andrew Tavani

Executive editor, @AccuWeather | Formerly @WomenintheWorld, @AOL/@HuffingtonPost, #CashCab, @MillionaireTV | News junkie | Emmy winner | Views are my own

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