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

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...
“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...
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...
The 63nd Annual Grammy Awards were postponed. They were supposed to take place at the end of January, as they do every year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, however, “music’s biggest night”...
Television thrillers are the roller-coasters of entertainment. They are a white-knuckle ride of suspenseful dramas, mind-twisting mysteries, and adrenaline-rushing car chases, often probing themes...
As they often say in Hollywood, casting is 90% of directing. And when a film is cast well, it becomes nearly impossible to imagine the characters played by anyone other than the actors chosen. The...
Streaming platforms have been active in releasing plenty of new shows and movies to entertain Americans staying at home across the country. Often hidden among the numerous recent releases are older,...
Few movies have been scheduled for a theatrical release across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One highly anticipated movie that came out in 2020 was Disney’s “Mulan.” The...
Many of the music industry’s biggest stars make it on their own, thanks to their individual talents for music and showmanship. In some cases, however, two is better than one. Musical duos come in...
The annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony is one of the most prestigious in Hollywood. In recognizing the finest acting in film and television, the ceremony often highlights some of the industry’s...
Each year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominates and awards the best in movies and television, delivering a program that has become one of the three most-watched awards shows on...
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...
The Western, the motion picture category most closely associated with America, began capturing moviegoers’ imaginations just as the frontier itself was closing in the early part of the 20th...
Though audiences in 2020 did not get the chance to go to the movies as much as before, people still watched a lot of movies — just on streaming platforms. The reason for watching did not really...
Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935. Nicknamed the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Elvis left an indelible mark on popular culture that endures to this day. He also permanently changed popular...