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From Woody Guthrie to Little Nut Tree: Chatting With Rob Wasserman and Dan Zanes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On Woody Guthrie: "in a short life he saw so much, but he was really present and there with people. I think he's just really vital, not just in his vision, but as a spokesman for America."

Wandering America's Rust Belt: Photographing Youngstown

Randy Fox | Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel
Randy Fox

The skeletons of a once thriving city are evident in most of the Youngstown area, and every visit leaves a sizable impression on me.

Great Rock & Roll Reads for the Fall

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.11.2011 | Home
Holly Cara Price

As we leave summer 2011 behind, it's time to curl up with a good book, remembering some of the moments that brought us to where we are currently in music and pop culture.

Disaster And Divorce: The Hidden Link

Vicki Larson | Posted 11.08.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

At once the things that mattered most to me -- family, home, friends -- seemed to be crumbling as the towers did. I was overcome with grief, trying to wrap my head around what had happened to my city, my country and my tiny corner of the world.

When Celebs Pen Irate Letters

www.thefrisky.com | David Moye | Posted 11.02.2011 | Weird News

Celebrities often have scriptwriters, lyricists or PR flacks helping them figure out what to say. Sometimes, they are on their own and they're angr...

"Less Than Zero": Playlist for a Painful August Jobs Report

David Wild | Posted 11.02.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist sent out in hopes the president goes bold with his upcoming jobs speech, and that the federal government that we all employ gets out of the business of assured mutual self-destruction.

In an Israel Reborn, a Glimpse of a New Israeli

Bradley Burston | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home
Bradley Burston

What if, in choosing the Israel we want Israel to become, ordinary people decided they could no longer wait?

Kryptonite's 20th Anniversary: Chatting with Spin Doctors' Chris Barron Plus Keb Mo and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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WATCH: Bruce Springsteen's Awkward Moment Caught On Tape!

Posted 10.02.2011 | Celebrity

Bruce Springsteen seems like the type of guy that always maintains his cool, but somehow, The Boss can't make suspenders look cool. In this raw footag...

10 Albums To Bring To A Desert Island

Jeff Pollack | Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

It's July and we're all anxious to get away for some time before the end of summer is upon us. So the eternal question came up again at dinner last ni...

Scars On 45's New Video and Download, Plus Chatting with Vanessa Carlton, Dan Bern and David Bromberg

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here's the latest video by the Chop Shop Records' act Scars On 45, the title track to their Give Me Something EP.

Hi Infidelity: Chatting With REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin, Graham Colton and David Berkeley, Plus The Box Story's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Cronin, "I think in the present day climate of the music industry, there wouldn't be a band that had ten records before they finally had a hit. Nowadays, you better hit it on your first record or you're history."

Lucinda Williams Brings Blues, Heartache and Protest to Washington

Art Levine | Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment
Art Levine

At Lucinda Williams' Washington show, it was a mad love-fest between audience and performer that I've rarely seen outside of a Bruce Springsteen concert.

From "The Book of Josie" and Beyond: Chatting with Tim Robbins Plus His New EPK

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tuesday, July 19th, marks Tim Robbins' debut on Savoy's 429 Records with his brand new solo album.

Put 10,000 Maniacs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Dave Astor | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Astor

As I write this post, I'm sitting in The Wishing Chair. That's the name of a 10,000 Maniacs album from 1985, and also reflects my wish that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It would be a much-deserved honor.

Fourth of July Asbury Park: Southside Johnny Takes on Little Steven's Classic Debut Album Men Without Women

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Perhaps not since Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes' storied Memorial Day Weekend shows back in 1976 has a Stone Pony show been so hotly anticipat...

Sing, America, Sing

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 08.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Why don't we sing in America? Why don't we have awesome drinking songs? Or sports songs? Why is our "go to" chanting U.S.A.? I feel like our capabilities far exceed these three letters.

Dog Ears Music: Boulevard of Independence Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Moby, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Springsteen, Bjork and more.

Note to GOP Candidates: Stick to ABBA Songs

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

The good news for GOP hopefuls is that they need look no further than the ABBA canon when selecting their own theme music.

Bruce Springsteen Emotionally Remembers Fallen E-Street Band Brother, Clarence Clemons

Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment

The on-stage magic that existed between Bruce Springsteen and his E-Street Bandmate Clarence Clemons was a nearly four decade-long run of pure friends...

Why Clarence Clemons Matters to Race Relations

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 08.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

The cover photo of Born to Run -- Springsteen grinning and leaning on Clemons' broad shoulder -- meets the standard for iconic rock n' roll images. And its status is rooted in the beautiful story that picture tells.

Clarence Spoke; They Listened

Tom Davis | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Tom Davis

Clarence was the "Big Man," and to many, he was as big as Bruce. Yes, to many, Clarence needed Bruce. But, to the legions of fans who followed the E Street Band, Bruce needed Clarence, too.

Tribute: 'Big Man' Clarence Clemons Performs National Anthem On Opening Day

Posted 08.20.2011 | Sports

Clarence Clemons, legendary saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, passed away on Saturday roughly a week after suffering complicati...

WATCH: Clarence Clemons Interview With Jon Stewart In 2009

Posted 08.19.2011 | Comedy

Bruce Springsteen famously said of Clarence Clemons, "You want to be like him, but you can't." That about sums it up for us. When we heard the sad ...

Remembering Clarence Clemons: On Meeting "The Big Man" in "The Big House"

Greg Mitchell | Posted 08.19.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Mitchell

Perhaps you've heard, Clarence Clemons, "The Big Man" in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, passed away on Saturday, about a week after suffering a massive stroke, at the age of 69. It's hard to imagine him silent, both musically and verbally.