Tom Scharpling

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    RIP: Remembering Ten We Lost In 2013

    2013 saw a number of significant passings: political figures both respected and reviled (Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Hugo Chavez, Ed Koch), sports heroes (Stan Musial), television and film personalities (James Gandolfini, Annette Funicello, Peter O'Toole) and wordsmiths (Roger Ebert, Elmore L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Aimee Mann's Five Best Comedy Moments

    For all of Aimee Mann's readily apparent songwriting gifts - lyrical turns of phrase, sophisticated melodies, compelling character sketches - humor would not be at the top of the list. A droll wit, certainly, but Mann's catalogue of recalcitrant sinners, bruised lovers and reckless addicts does not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Marky Ramone, Romance Novelist

    Surely it could not have been easy being one of the lesser Ramones, but never let it be said that Marky Ramone, who assumed the drum kit after Tommy dropped out, was content to rest on the laurels of secondhand rock stardom. Even as the band stopped touring and its founding members slipped off this ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2011
  • Music

    May 5, 2011

    Ted Leo

    9 pm. Sunday, May 8. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.