June 26, 2019 0 By Virgilian

California Today: Behind the Untold Story of the Universal Music Fire

California TodayImageLouis Armstrong, 1953.CreditCreditPhoto Illustration by Sean Freeman & Eve Steben for The New York Times. Source photograph: Library of Congress, via Diomedia Good morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)This week, The New York Times Magazine published an in-depth account of a 2008 fire on the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot that…

June 26, 2019 0 By Virgilian

Maren Morris: Country music has a problem with sexuality

Image copyright Jamie Nelson Image caption The singer has upset the conservative country establishment by singing about smoking weed and gun control Women in country music are offered two potential paths, says Maren Morris.”The stereotype is you’ve either got to be this religious, virginal conservative, or the wronged woman burning the house down.”But Morris, who…