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If 'Rock For Grown-Ups' Existed, Josh Ritter's 'Sermon On The Rocks' Would Be the Album of the Year

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.16.2016 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

"Sermon on the Rocks" is just out, but I've had it for a few months, and every time I listen to it -- and I listen to it often -- I feel glad to be breathing the same oxygen as the musician who made it. And this is odd. "Sermon" should take me months to accept and adore. Why doesn't it?

Movie Review: Ricki and the Flash -- Eternal Lounge Act

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.06.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jonathan Demme's Ricki and the Flash is one of those near-misses that feels as though a lot of discussion went into the rationale behind every wrong-headed decision. 

What Do Computers 'Think' of Pop Music?

Lior Shamir | Posted 07.28.2016 | Science
Lior Shamir

When Stevie Wonder wrote "Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand," the word "all" meant "all people." But that was in 1976. With the rapid advancement of technology, music is gradually becoming a language that can also be understood by computers.

Bob Seger Tour Dates, Chatting With TWOWS' Jordan Belfort, Yellowcard's Ryan Key and The Tragic Thrills' Zach Porter...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jordan, given the fact that the movie had to be entertaining, how close did the movie The Wolf Of Wall Street come to the reality as presented in your book, and how well the Leo DiCaprio and the cast portrayed the players' lives?

Sorry, Twitter, But Pete Seeger And Bob Seger Are Not The Same Person

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty

Children, children, children. Honestly, please check your tweets for accuracy before hitting the Tweet button, OK? The Twittersphere got it wrong t...

Conversations With John Fogerty, Marky Ramone, Tom Odell and The Sadies' Dallas Good, Plus Slowriter's "Omen" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"It's not that I had a plan, but it kind of felt like by saying that, I was allowing that person to have their influence rather than me telling them."

Movie Review: Muscle Shoals

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Either the title of the documentary Muscle Shoals resonates with you -- in which case it resonates hard -- or you have no idea what it means. But you should -- or you should find out by watching the movie, one of the year's most entertaining and enriching nonfiction films.

Conversations With Sammy Hagar, Chick Corea and Tom Rush, Plus a Manicanparty Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you want to be a band, a rocker, a guy that can play music and jam with other people and be a real musician, then you've just got to go play as much as you can in front of as many people as you can any time, anywhere and live and breathe it. Put your head down and keep on swinging."

Rock 'N Roll Soothes This Cat's Soul

Posted 06.21.2013 | Comedy

Welcome to the world of today, where the cats are lip syncing and the music is Bob Seger. Via Tastefully Offensive...

Don't Waste Your Favorite Song On Your First Wedding

Al DeLuise | Posted 08.06.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

Maybe Karma was trying to tell me something about me and marriage that night -- I had the right song, just the wrong version.

'Night Cheese' Caused Trouble For '30 Rock'

Posted 03.07.2013 | TV

A now-classic "30 Rock" moment featuring Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) singing "Night Cheese" caused some trouble with NBC and cost a pretty penny. In an i...

Monday Mayhem: Chatting With Belle & Sebastian's Stevie Jackson, The Sword's J.D. Cronise, and Sonnet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.08.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Epic One-Man Beach Party Busted Because One Man Was Nude

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.10.2012 | Weird News

Thomas Edwin March IV knows all the elements of a rockin' party -- but he made one big mistake. The 51-year-old Florida man had the essentials: a p...

Key to Success: Embrace Being Different

Don McNay | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business
Don McNay

It's an interesting American paradox. People with my personality start big companies. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are examples. Once the big companies get started, they never hire that same type of rebellious personality to work there. The few times I tried conforming, I failed miserably.

PHOTOS: The Rust Belt's Rustic Bars

Randy Fox | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

The old shot and beer joints were a mainstay in nearly all the Rust Belt mill towns. These places were the yang to the factories' yin and a big part of many a mill worker's daily routine.

Kin: A Conversation With Rodney Crowell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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In the Time of Gods: A Conversation With Dar Williams, Plus Chatting With The Sweet's Andy Scott and Steve Barton

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.10.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Time is about appreciating having all this ability to sort of capture the eternity of a moment, but then knowing that you're going to have to let it go at some point. Winter will come."

Matt LeBlanc Tells 'Top Gear' About Getting Drunk With Bob Seger

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

Matt LeBlanc stopped by the U.K. version of "Top Gear" (Mon., 8:30 p.m. ET on BBC America) Monday night, and host Jeremy Clarkson surprised the "Episo...

The Hit Men Hit Christmas (Exclusive Audio), Chatting With Ricky Skaggs and Kip Moore, Plus Billy Joel's Box

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Hit Men -- the new group made up of the original performing and recording members of mega-star acts Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, The Critters, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Jim Croce and more -- debut "A Four Seasons Christmas" here.

Rock and Roll Never Forgets: An Interview With Bob Seger

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.21.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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'When the Deal Goes Down': A Taxing Playlist for a Tax Deal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

It's always been hard to make a fun, catchy argument for higher taxes in America. Here, then, is my taxing playlist for background music as America plays "Let's Make A Tax Deal."

Kid Says the Darndest Things: A Conversation With Kid Rock

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Musically, Kid Rock has always been his own man. Who else would ask Lil Wayne to sit in with him at the CMA Awards, and make friends with Jon Stewart and Fox News too?

"Who's Your Daddy!": A Playlist For Today's Rock & Roll Fathers

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Four talented dads in my neighborhood, men with distinguished credits in music, as well as film and television, have formed an acapella group that's fittingly called Who's Your Daddy!

"Einstein on the Beach": A Roasted Playlist for David Hasselhoff

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Until he has his own 24-hour Hoff-story Channel, here's a playlist for an iconic lifeguard who somehow keeps floating towards the top.

"Funny How Time Slips Away": A Playlist For Conan O'Brien

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Coco at 11:00 sounds cozy, doesn't it? Here's a playlist for Conan and company in their nice, new late night cable home.