Stooges frontman Singer Iggy Pop (l.) performs with Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day (r.) after being honored with his band during the 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, Monday. Although The Stooges achieved only limited mainstream commercial success, they are widely regarded as being among the earliest innovators of punk rock.
Refusal to turn off a cellphone got actor Alec Baldwin kicked off plane on Tuesday. American Airlines, which did the deed, noted his disruptive behavior. Others say there's a reason for the protocol on shutting off 'electronic devices.'
'L Word' actress Leisha Hailey and her girlfriend, Camilia Grey, were removed from a Southwest Airlines flight in El Paso after the couple shared a kiss. The airline says that their behavior was 'excessive.' Hailey and Grey are calling it homophobia.
The Perseid meteor shower 2011 peaks overnight. The nearly-full moon will mask all but the brightest meteors, but even if you can't see the shooting stars, you can hear them on your FM radio.