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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Spaceballs 2 could really happen, Mel Brooks says

Spaceballs 2 could really happen, Mel Brooks says

When Mel Brooks talks about a sequel to Spaceballs, ‘80s fans are tempted to politely smile and nod our heads. It’s a joke, we figure, because how can you possibly recapture the magic of the 1987 Star Wars spoof, especially since John Can...
Updated: 11 hours ago
SoundBytes: Washed Out, Yellow Claw, Ace Frehley and more

SoundBytes: Washed Out, Yellow Claw, Ace Frehley and more

-- Chillwave producer Washed Out is returning to Tampa, this time at the Orpheum on July 15. Tickets are $23. Click here. -- The Sunset Music Festival has announced after-party info for this weekend. Tritonal and 4B will headline on Saturday; tickets...
Updated: 12 hours ago
At any age, lack of sleep can drag you down

At any age, lack of sleep can drag you down

Yes, your mother was right. We all need eight hours of sleep each night, no matter how old we are.The numbers from such organizations as the National Sleep Foundation suggest that roughly 45 percent of Americans have experienced poor or insufficient ...
Updated: 12 hours ago
My Favorite Car: '97 Mazda Miata, Don Kern, 65, Spring Hill

My Favorite Car: '97 Mazda Miata, Don Kern, 65, Spring Hill

It may be hard to believe, but before I got "Little Red," a 1997 red convertible with a tan top, I drove a Cadillac. My wife knew that I always wanted a Mazda Miata. It is the perfect car for my stature and I enjoy driving a manual transmission. Whil...
Published: 05/22/17
It's important to stretch and strengthen back and abdominal muscles

It's important to stretch and strengthen back and abdominal muscles

Keeping core muscles limber is as important as keeping them strong. The average person generally does not do enough strengthening and stretching exercises for the back and abdominal muscles. Research tells us that we can expect four out of five peopl...
Published: 05/22/17
Restaurant review: Tampa wine bar Cru Cellars also a worthy spot to indulge in sophisticated plates

Restaurant review: Tampa wine bar Cru Cellars also a worthy spot to indulge in sophisticated plates

TAMPA -- One of the joys of writing about businesses in a particular market over a long period of time is watching some of them find their footing, mature and blossom. Cru Cellars has seriously come into its own. Jen Bingham, a certified sommelier, o...
Published: 05/22/17
Universal Studios theme park is taking people inside 'The Shining' (w/video)

Universal Studios theme park is taking people inside 'The Shining' (w/video)

It's only May, but Universal Studios is already teasing a big reveal for this year's Halloween Horror Nights: a haunted attraction based on Stanley Kubrick's horror masterpiece The Shining. Universal's theme parks in California and Orlando ...
Published: 05/22/17
What to watch and listen to this week: 'Dirty Dancing' remake on ABC, Every Little Thing podcast

What to watch and listen to this week: 'Dirty Dancing' remake on ABC, Every Little Thing podcast

Watch this week MONDAY SEASON PREMIERE: The Bachelorette, 9 p.m., ABC: The thirteenth season begins with Texas attorney Rachel Lindsay getting advice from friends who appeared with her on last season of The Bachelor before meeting 31 suitors. SEASO...
Published: 05/22/17
Idina Menzel talks Taylor Swift, Joni Mitchell, balancing pop and Broadway and more

Idina Menzel talks Taylor Swift, Joni Mitchell, balancing pop and Broadway and more

No matter how great a show Idina Menzel puts on Thursday at Ruth Eckerd Hall, it’ll forever pale to the one she gave Tampa on Halloween in 2015. That’s the night Menzel dressed as Frozen’s Queen Elsa and joined Taylor Swift at Raymo...
Published: 05/22/17
In Case You Missed It: Elephant hunter crushed by elephant; Tom Hanks and The Rock's huge announcement; watch Cher turn back time at Billboard awards

In Case You Missed It: Elephant hunter crushed by elephant; Tom Hanks and The Rock's huge announcement; watch Cher turn back time at Billboard awards

Weekends are great for unwinding, and maybe even unplugging for a little while. Here's what trended that you might have missed if you weren't on social media the last couple days. ELEPHANT HUNTER CRUSHED BY ELEPHANT A big game hunter in South Africa ...
Published: 05/22/17