We've been fans of Brandi Carlile for a long time. So we have to say that startling excellence of her new album, Bear Creek, isn't a complete surprise. We could see this coming.
But wow, what an album. Yes, the new single, "That Wasn't Me" -- which she performed last night on Leno's show, and which is the subject of her music video featuring Kris Kristofferson -- is great. But it's really only scratching the surface. I'm eager to see what happens when "100" hits the airwaves.
Anyway, we here in Seattle are awfully proud of this hometown girl. And what a role model she is for 11-year-olds like my daughter.
FWIW, Brandi is a proud Seattleite too. See below.
It looks like Donald Trump is doing his best to take advantage of Bill Maher having some fun with him on Jay Leno's show earlier this week, where he decided to one up Trump's birtherism with President Obama. Sean Hannity actually had this clown on for the better half of his show Thursday evening and Trump repeated some of the same remarks he made on Extra the previous day: Trump will ‘probably sue’ Maher after proving mother didn’t have sex with orangutan: Read more...