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March 21, 2001 | ROBERT HILBURN, TIMES POP MUSIC CRITIC
Michael Jackson still doesn't get it, does he? The 16th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner here Monday was the ideal opportunity for the self-proclaimed King of Pop to begin humanizing himself--to start making us think of him again as an electrifying talent, not just a bizarre pop curiosity.
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July 29, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Owen Wilson has denied any connection between his new movie, "You, Me and Dupree," and '70s supergroup Steely Dan, a spokesman for the actor said Friday. The band recently posted a letter on its website claiming that Wilson's Dupree character was based on their Grammy-winning song, "Cousin Dupree," about a couch-hopping houseguest. In a statement released by his spokeswoman, Ina Treciokas, Wilson said: "I have never heard the song 'Cousin Dupree' and I don't even know who this gentleman, Mr.
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July 29, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Owen Wilson has denied any connection between his new movie, "You, Me and Dupree," and '70s supergroup Steely Dan, a spokesman for the actor said Friday. The band recently posted a letter on its website claiming that Wilson's Dupree character was based on their Grammy-winning song, "Cousin Dupree," about a couch-hopping houseguest. In a statement released by his spokeswoman, Ina Treciokas, Wilson said: "I have never heard the song 'Cousin Dupree' and I don't even know who this gentleman, Mr.
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July 25, 2003 | Randy Lewis, Times Staff Writer
For a short time after Sept. 11, some pundits pronounced irony and cynicism dead. Had that been true, it certainly would have meant the end of the line for a pop-rock band as thoroughly and fundamentally drenched in those qualities as Steely Dan. Almost two years later, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have released their first album since the day the world stopped turning, and, sure enough, "Everything Must Go" finds them back in all their irony- and cynicism-laced glory.
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November 3, 1991 | RICHARD CROMELIN, Richard Cromelin writes about pop music for Calendar. and
Donald Fagen is known nearly as much for his reclusive nature as he is for his role in Steely Dan, the cerebral rock duo that combined commercial clout with artistic distinction before dissolving in depression and drug problems at the end of the '70s. It took Fagen two years after the breakup of Steely Dan to release his own album, the widely admired "The Nightfly." And when its success had him poised for a thriving career, he virtually dropped out of sight.
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July 25, 2003 | Randy Lewis, Times Staff Writer
For a short time after Sept. 11, some pundits pronounced irony and cynicism dead. Had that been true, it certainly would have meant the end of the line for a pop-rock band as thoroughly and fundamentally drenched in those qualities as Steely Dan. Almost two years later, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have released their first album since the day the world stopped turning, and, sure enough, "Everything Must Go" finds them back in all their irony- and cynicism-laced glory.
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March 21, 2001 | ROBERT HILBURN, TIMES POP MUSIC CRITIC
Michael Jackson still doesn't get it, does he? The 16th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner here Monday was the ideal opportunity for the self-proclaimed King of Pop to begin humanizing himself--to start making us think of him again as an electrifying talent, not just a bizarre pop curiosity.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 3, 1991 | RICHARD CROMELIN, Richard Cromelin writes about pop music for Calendar. and
Donald Fagen is known nearly as much for his reclusive nature as he is for his role in Steely Dan, the cerebral rock duo that combined commercial clout with artistic distinction before dissolving in depression and drug problems at the end of the '70s. It took Fagen two years after the breakup of Steely Dan to release his own album, the widely admired "The Nightfly." And when its success had him poised for a thriving career, he virtually dropped out of sight.
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