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Do you consider yourself a trivia buff? Do you know everything there is to know about pop culture? Then join us on our Facebook page each Tuesday for Trivia Tuesday, where we'll ask a question about something to do with music, sports, theater, or general pop culture. For example, this week's question has to do with a period in Ricky Martin's acting career.

Haven't followed us Facebook yet? Why not!? Apart from trivia, you can learn about upcoming tours and other events, onsales dates, and more. Not a Facebook person? You can also follow us on Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to Meet in the Ring

Mayweather vs Pacquiao

The wait is (nearly) over! Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have finally agreed to meet up for the long-anticipated bout. The star boxers will enter the ring together on May 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

The rumors, speculation, and negotiations have been relatively long-running. The "will they, won't they" reports have been coming out since late 2009. In an entertainment-related industry, that's practically forever. Mostly the negotiations centered around money and drug testing. Basically, who gets the bigger share of the pot and under what conditions should testing occur.

Now all the anticipation has come to fruition. Visit the event page for tickets.


What People Are Talking About

Jim Cantore - Thundersnow

Source: YouTube.com

While thundersnow may sound like a made up term, it is actually a rare occurrence where thunder and lightning occur during a snowstorm. Last weekend, Weather Channel meteorologist, Jim Cantore, witnessed six instances of thundersnow while covering Winter Storm Neptune in Boston; and let’s just say his reactions were a little over the top; like you’re on a baseball team that just won the World Series, over the top. During his reaction to the fourth instance of thundersnow, Cantore even said he would prefer to be witnessing the weather phenomena over winning the 500 million dollar Powerball jackpot. Sorry Jim, but I’m not sure if I believe you on that one.



Major Onsales This Weekend: Ed Sheeran, Bob Dylan, and More

Ed Sheeran

The folk-pop sensation is going on his second headlining tour and onsales begin today for cities such as Uncasville, CT; Milwaukee, WI; Hollywood, CA; Tulsa, OK; and Forest Hills, NY.

Jimmy Buffett

Fans from the northern U.S. will particularly enjoy the return of Jimmy Buffett, as that means it's time to think about relaxation and warm days, not shoveling and snowy days. Onsales begin today with more on Tuesday.

Bob Dylan

The legendary singer-songwriter is continuing his Neverending tour with dates in Florida, South Carolina, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and more. The tour has 20 stops overall and onsales for it begin today.


Ed Sheeran: From the Countryside to the Big Stage

Growing up, Ed Sheeran’s parents didn’t allow him to play video games and rarely let him watch television. Instead, they encouraged him to read and learn music. After receiving her first guitar at a young age, Sheeran showed he was musically gifted. At 14 years of age, Sheeran, who gained his musical influences from bands and artists, such as The Beatles, Nizlopi, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Damien Rice, and Eminem left his family’s home in the English countryside and set off for London where he could gain more exposure as a musician. While in London, Sheeran devoted his time to music; recording and playing gigs at smalltime pubs. Sheeran released his first, self-titled album in 2006 and released his second album, Want Some a year later. Sheeran also posted many videos of himself playing music on YouTube, which led to him gaining a strong fan base.

In 2010, after feeling London gave him all it had offer, Sheeran headed for Los Angeles on a whim, where he was quickly discovered by Jamie Foxx, who asked him to appear on his Sirius radio show. Shortly after his appearance, Sheeran released an EP that reached the no. 2 spot on the iTunes chart, an extreme rarity for an unsigned artist, which led to him signing with Atlantic Records. Since then, Sheeran has released two studio albums; including his certified platinum album, “X.”



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