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Is Rihanna Secretly in Love With the Boss?

Steve Matoren | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Many people unfairly associate Springsteen only with the working man or a man's only musician -- that couldn't be further from the truth.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: To All the Guitar Players I've Loved Before

Shelly Peiken | Posted 03.02.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

There was fantasy -- which brings on songs of longing, desire, passion. Although I am happily married and I am not looking for a tryst of any kind (any more), there's nothing wrong with fantasy. In fact, where creativity is concerned, there's everything right about it. 

Trooper Shines Much-Needed Spotlight on Iraq Vets and Uranium Poisoning

Joshua Kors | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Movies, said film critic Roger Ebert, are like an "empathy machine." Their mission: to help us understand a bit more about others' hopes, their fears, their dreams. Movies allow us to walk in others' shoes. They help us "identify with the people who are sharing this journey with us."

This Chart Proves The Sophomore Slump Is Real

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

No artist wants to fall into the sophomore slump, but even many of the best artists who have produced some of the best debut albums in history have st...

This Thing of Ours, Scandinavian Style: Netflix Series Lilyhammer Deserves Much More Attention Than It's Getting

Holly Cara Price | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

I know many people who don't even own a television anymore and likely so do you. For the first time since TV was invented, one does not need to own one to watch great programming.

Just Around the Corner to the 15th Year of Light of Day

Holly Cara Price | Posted 03.14.2015 | Impact
Holly Cara Price

This year, which is the fifteenth since the foundation was established, Light of Day has expanded to become a multi-genre, multi-venue, multi-continent extravaganza, which spans ten days in the New York-New Jersey area alone annually.

Book Excerpt: Softball, The Music Biz and the Me Decade

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.11.2015 | Books
Michael Sigman

This is an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Field Notes from a Music Biz Life.

Dr. Dre Is The Highest-Paid Musician of 2014

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment

After handily topping the Forbes hip-hop cash kings list, Dr. Dre has proven to be 2014's highest-paid musician, bringing in a huge $620 million. With...

An Open Letter to Bruce Springsteen

Steve Matoren | Posted 02.07.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Bruce, for us, for the greatest fans in rock and roll, do your hair up pretty, and meet us tonight, and night after night, with the band that wasn't just born to run; but was built to last. Remember, it was your original consigliere, Mr. Van Zandt, and not Sting, who said, "Rock and roll, it's a band thing."

The Time I Had to Follow Bono

Greg Schwem | Posted 02.04.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Kudos to the artists who quickly filled in for U2 frontman Bono at the recent World AIDS Day event in New York City. Billed on the band's website as ...

Bruce Springsteen And Chris Martin Stepped In For Bono At World AIDS Day

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Entertainment

U2's "surprise" concert in Times Square to celebrate World AIDS Day had a little hiccup on Monday, since Bono was unable to perform due to his recent ...

Bruce Springsteen Inducts Brian Williams Into NJ Hall Of Fame

Jackson Connor | Posted 11.14.2014 | Media

In a heart-felt and charming surprise speech, Bruce Springsteen inducted his close friend and "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams into the New Je...

There's Something About a Jersey Boy

Steve Matoren | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

So, we got a lot of singers and actors? You got a problem with that? You know what else we got? Immigrants. By the boat load -- literally. The first immigrants who came to America passed through Ellis Island, which is in New Jersey. That makes Lady Liberty officially a Jersey girl!

Sarah Harvard

Veterans Honored On National Mall With Concert For Valor

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Harvard | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Marine First Lt. Nathan Krissoff was only 25 years old when he was killed in Iraq in December 2006. Three years later, Bill Kr...

Bruce Springsteen Performs Anti-War Anthem At Veteran's Day Concert

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl, Zac Brown and a few more high-profile artists took the stage at the "Concert for Valor" in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday...

Lasagna at Bruce Springsteen's: Stand Up for Heroes/ Women in Comedy at Caroline's

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.08.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Lee Woodruff, an exceptional M.C. for this event every year, sported some trendy tattoo jewelry created by the wife of the doctor who made the plate for her husband Bob's skull. Expect to see the awesome gold and silver body art sold at next year's event.

Rocking the Wall -- The Berlin Concert that Changed the World

Erik Kirschbaum | Posted 01.07.2015 | Books
Erik Kirschbaum

Whether or not you believe that Springsteen's concert really had something to do with the fall of the Wall depends on how much you believe in the power of rock and roll. But I think what is beyond doubt is that the concert is a glorious example of the influence that rock can have on people who are hungry and ready for change.

Someone Paid A Lot Of Money To Eat Lasagna With Bruce Springsteen

www.newser.com | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment

The 8th annual Stand Up For Heroes comedy and music mash-up in New York this week raised more than $1 million, and more than half of that was thanks t...

When Bruce Springsteen Helped Bring Down the Berlin Wall

Greg Mitchell | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Bruce played one of his very long sets -- 32 songs -- and delivered an impassioned speech in grade school but effective enough German: "I'm not here for any government. I've come to play rock 'n' roll for you in the hope that one day all the barriers will be torn down."

Choice Between Voters and Rioters?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

While some nations have imposed voting as mandatory for all citizens, the process of disenfranchisement in the US appears to be tolerated and/or encouraged at least by some political elites who claim to represent us as a whole.

Presenting the Coolest 'Lil Kids in Rock and Roll

Steve Matoren | Posted 12.23.2014 | Impact
Steve Matoren

Little Kids Rock is a national non-profit that trains public school teachers in under served neighborhoods throughout the United States, providing students in grades K-12 with free instruments. Their mission is simple: Ensure a children's right to rock!

Record World Early '70s: Moving Up by Showing Up

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

On my first day as a 21-year-old assistant editor at the music industry weekly Record World, co-owner Sid Parnes was unavailable for orientation. Like The Mary Tyler Moore Show's Lou Grant -- the cantankerous boss with a good mind and a good heart -- Sid kept a bottle of Scotch in his desk.

An Ali Campbell Premiere, Chats with Paolo Nutini, Robert Levon Been, Justine Dorsey, Lizzie Sider, Ásgeir Trausti & Laleh

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

ALI CAMPBELL OF UB40 TAKES ON BOB DYLAN'S "I WANT YOU" photo credit: Andy Wilshire According to Ali Campbell of UB40... "When I met Bob Dylan, he ...

Taylor Swift Is the Greatest Songwriter of All Time

Tywan Wade | Posted 12.07.2014 | College
Tywan Wade

What I've discovered -- much to the affect of Taylor's swift way of living -- is that your life can be whatever may come of it. Your twenties don't have to be dark and twisted, with dreams becoming timestamped to your teenage imagination. It's yours to create.

Ready to Live a Richer Life With Others?

Kare Anderson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Books
Kare Anderson

What ties these stories together is how imperfect people can make courageous choices to accomplish more in all parts of their life by have those parts feed each other rather than foment conflict.