Jack Giroux

Jack Giroux is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in Los Angeles, he is an entertainment journalist who's previously written for Thrillist, Slash Film, Film School Rejects, and The Film Stage.

Josh Klinghoffer Addresses Dismissal from Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ fans were delighted last month when they found out the key voice in the band’s success, guitarist John Frusciante, was rejoining the band. He was out of the band for over a decade with the exception of one live performance. The news of his return came as a surprise. Frusciante’s replacement, Josh Klinghoffer, wasn’t so surprised by the news of the band’s original guitarist’s return as much as fans were. He was wholeheartedly accepting of the decision. The...

NBC Orders a New Half-Hour Comedy from Comedian Jim Jefferies

Comedian Jim Jefferies will once again make a half-hour comedy. The boisterous, enigmatic and exceptional comedian and host of Comedy Central’s The Jim Jefferies Show, both physical and thoughtful on stage, will star in a new and co-write a new half-hour NBC comedy. What’s the show about? Australia’s finest, Jim Jefferies.  Jefferies According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jefferies will play a fictionalized version of himself in the series as “a comedian with a unique and often controversial...

‘The Great Gatsby’ Copyright Expires This Year

Next year, anyone and their grandpa could make a movie based on “The Great Gatsby.” The novel’s copyright expires in less than twelve months. If anyone has an interest in publishing the book, writing a musical based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic story, or do a spin off or parody of some kind, they’re free to do so.  The Fitzgeralds Don’t Mind F. Scott Fitzgerald’s great-granddaughter and the trustee of his literary estate, Blake Hazard, has no complaints. The Fitzgerald family has...

Aerosmith​ Drummer Joey Kramer is Suing the Band

Once again, there’s some bad blood in Aerosmith. 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of rock group founded in Boston, and all these years later, they still can’t always get along. Now, longtime drummer Joey Kramer — who came up with the band’s classic name — is suing his bandmates. Why? For asking him to audition for a performance at The Grammy Awards.  The Grammy Performance The band is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award this year at the awards show. They’re going to perform without...

Dave Matthews Band Announces Summer Tour

The Dave Matthews Band is heading back on tour this summer. Over the last decade or two, they’ve become known as the modern summer jamband. All of their setlists are varied and feature long, extended versions of their songs and maybe their solid cover of “Sledgehammer.” Often they don’t even play their most radio-friendly hits, probably leaving their less faithful fans disappointed. As for the Dave Matthews Band faithful, they can catch them on the road playing whatever they please from June...

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