2000 – As promised, the Offspring give away $1 mil… Read more

2000 – As promised, the Offspring give away $1 mil…

2000 – As promised, the Offspring give away $1 million of its own money to a lucky fan. Two finalists in the band’s online giveaway, where fans who downloaded the song Original Prankster were automatically entered, appear on MTV’s “Total Request Live” to compete in a trivia contest to determine who will take the prize. […]

1998 – Three ex-members of the San Francisco punk … Read more

1998 – Three ex-members of the San Francisco punk …

1998 – Three ex-members of the San Francisco punk band the Dead Kennedys sue former lead singer Jello Biafra (Eric Reed Boucher), claiming he diverted money owed to his bandmates for his own use. The action is filed by East Bay Ray (Ray Pepperell), Klaus Flouride (Geoffrey Lyall), and D.H. Peligro (Darren Henley). The suit […]

1998 – Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey We… Read more

1998 – Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey We…

1998 – Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein announce that although money can’t buy you love, it can buy them all rights to the Beatles’ landmark film “A Hard Day’s Night.” Miramax announces plans to release the 1964 classic later that year for it’s 35th anniversary with new footage, a fully restored negative and […]