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Darkness on the Edge of Town

37 Years on: Thank You, Bruce Springsteen

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.27.2015 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Believe it or not, I pressed my ear up to the side door and said to my boyfriend, "Hey this sounds pretty good, why don't we buy a ticket and watch the rest of the show?" There were still tickets available. They were four dollars. Robert replied, hey, it's half over. I know - don't even.

Springsteen & Us

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

photo © Richard Hurley, 1973 I guess every early fan of an artist can be accused of believing that the early days were the best and I am afraid th...

Bruce Springsteen Memorabilia Could Fetch Big Bucks

AP | Posted 12.05.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid. A handwritten, working lyric sheet for Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" could s...

Why I Hate the Music in Rock of Ages

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

How can I enjoy this movie -- when I have such disdain for so much of its music? And yet I did. I had a lot more fun watching Rock of Ages than I expected to; I also resented how much I enjoyed it, as a light, funny spoof of a bygone era.

GIFT GUIDE: The Best Gifts For Music & Movie Lovers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Now that we're in the holiday season, you have to suddenly figure out what your family could possibly need. It's just about impossible to figure out a...

Springsteen's Grave New World, 1978: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Kirkpatrick

It's two years into the first term of a young Democratic president, one whose election brought a sense of hope to the White House after two terms of a...

Harry Potter And Springsteen: Religion, Spirituality And Storytelling

Diane Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diane Winston

Bruce made it possible to believe that we could find meaning, feel love and snatch pleasure from pain. The gospels of contemporary culture have similar messages but are delivered with whimsy, finesse and media savvy.

Music: Bruce Springsteen's Boxed Set -- The DVD Review

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge Of Town, directed by Thom Zimny is a delight, filled with classic archival footage.

Levon Helm and Bruce Springsteen in Film

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

In rootless America, both Levon Helm and Bruce Springsteen found self-knowledge and personal strength after embracing very different communities -- Woodstock and small town New Jersey.

The Moment Springsteen Gave Up (And Why It's Good He Did)

Bill Barol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bill Barol

There's a moment in the creative process that doesn't get a lot of attention. It's the moment of collapse, when theorizing fails and strategizing ends and there's simply nothing left to do but let go.

Meet the Old Boss: Springsteen Revisits Darkness

Peter Birkenhead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Peter Birkenhead

Darkness on the Edge of Town is a record of American reckoning, an accounting of the steep, dreadful costs of unconsciousness and the fulsome, liberating rewards of opening our eyes.

Born to Rank: The Top 25 Bruce Springsteen Songs

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Mankiewicz

2010-09-22-bruce.jpgThe criteria are flexible. They're a combination of songwriting, listening pleasure, live performance and at what point in the song I begin to cry like an 11-year-old girl.

Live From the Toronto Film Festival: Last Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My last full day at the Toronto International Film Festival was a day of hits and misses.

Working On A Dream: Yet Another Take On Bruce's New CD

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Like Magic, Working On A Dream is filled with Bruce's love of melody, and the music that made him.