Charles Stockdale

Charles B. Stockdale is the assistant managing editor for 24/7 Tempo, based in New York City. In this position he has primarily covered film, television and music, with a focus on country music. He previously covered numerous other topics, including news, finance and weather. His articles have been published in a number of publications, including MSN, USA Today, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, HuffPost, The Arizona Republic, Fox Business, El Paso Times, and The Mexico Ledger.

Lastest Stories by Charles Stockdale

“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the movie that brought tears to her eyes...
As people continue to do their part in the fight against COVID-19 and spend more time at home, many find themselves inevitably searching for new material to watch. While playing “streaming...
Combining elements of rhythm and blues, country, jazz, and gospel, rock music has had a strong cultural impact throughout America and the world since its inception in the 1940s and 1950s. In the...
Having a chart-topping song is the dream of countless musicians. Many recording artists accomplish this feat once, yet never manage to duplicate their success. The most common name for these...
The world of country music has not been spared the effects of the novel coronavirus that is currently disrupting lives throughout the world. Live music events have been canceled, including the...
As people continue to do their part in the fight against COVID-19 and spend more time at home, many find themselves inevitably searching for new material to watch. While playing “streaming...
On Sunday, Aug. 16, in the midst of a heat wave that had spread across most of the western United States, the temperature reached 130 F in California’s Death Valley, the hottest reliably...
Combining elements of rhythm and blues, country, jazz, and gospel, rock music has had a strong cultural impact throughout America and the world since its inception in the 1940s and 1950s. In the...
“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek just turned 80. The iconic game-show host has a legion of fans, as evidenced by the outpouring of concern over his public battle with pancreatic cancer. In honor of...
Hollywood’s top actors work hard to maintain good reputations among movie fans. Their popularity keeps them in work and it allows movie studios to entrust them with lead roles in big budget...
The movie industry is populated by movie stars whose images are so ubiquitous in our culture that it can at times be hard to imagine a world without them. But even the biggest celebrities started...
Many Americans have likely noticed that it’s much hotter than normal for this time of year. As of Monday, July 20, excessive heat warnings and advisories had been issued for much of the East...
Movie fans often rely on the work of professional critics to determine which of the thousands of movies released each year are worth their time. And while critical consensus is generally in line with...