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David Bowie

Hero: Thoughts on the Music and Career of David Bowie

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

Bowie's giant footprint in pop music and pop culture often overshadows the fact that he was an incredibly gifted singer, who came of age in the era of the great song stylists of the jazz era and brought that approach into his music in a seamless manner.

Diddy Says He Changed His Name So Many Times Because of David Bowie

The Huffington Post | Melissa Radzimski | Posted 02.04.2016 | Entertainment

The artist formerly known as Puff Daddy (and P. Diddy and Puffy and Sean Combs) went on "Kocktails with Khloé" last night and s...

A-Sides 'Cover On Demand' -- Filter's Richard Patrick Channels Oz and Bowie; Vancouver Artist Seeks Toronto Chick

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.03.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Welcome to a new addition to thisisasides.com "Cover-on-Demand." This segment asks artists to perform a song stuck in their head on the fly -- whether it's a line, a verse, or the whole darn song.

David Bowie's Ghost to Grieving Fans: If You Really Want to Honor My Musical Legacy, Stop Listening to Bootlegs, Isolated Vocal Tracks

John Baxter | Posted 02.04.2016 | Comedy
John Baxter

The incorporeal life essence of recently deceased art rock legend David Bowie has a message for fans who are so devastated by his passing that they ar...

David Bowie, New Yorker

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

1967 Once upon a time, not so very long ago, David Robert Jones was born to Peggy and John Jones in Brixton, southwest London. He was an imaginative...

On the Culture Front: NYC Winter Jazzfest, Lazarus and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 02.02.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

When Richard Greenberg is at his best, his plays not only vividly illuminate a specific and intimate world but they compel the viewer to look inward a...

Panic! At The Disco Had The Best Reaction To Bumping Adele And Bowie Out Of Billboard's Top Spots

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.02.2016 | Entertainment

Panic! At the Disco (well, singer Brendon Urie who continues to use the former quartet's name) is back with a new album that has shot to No.1 on the ...

Lady Gaga Set To Perform David Bowie Tribute At The Grammys

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.02.2016 | Entertainment

Grammys viewers will are in for a treat on Feb. 15, as Lady Gaga is set to perform an "experimental tribute" to David Bowie, this year's Lifetime Ach...

Edward Enninful, Newly Minted Fashion Icon, Talks About Our Diversity Problem

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Style

Edward Enninful was destined to be an icon. The fashion and style director at W Magazine was only 18 years old when he was named fashion director...

Finding Inspiration Through Grief

James Stoddah | Posted 01.31.2016 | Arts
James Stoddah

Celebrity culture has grown in recent decades and this is to be expected, as time will claim our heroes and influencers with greater frequency. It's creating a new paradigm in our journey towards accepting our own mortality.

How Christie Brinkley Helped Iman And David Bowie Start A Family

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment

Supermodel Christie Brinkley played a special role in helping Iman start a family with David Bowie 15 years ago, she told HuffPost Live on Thu...

How David Bowie Helped Michael C. Hall Through His 'Dexter'-cism

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment

From his beloved television roles on "Six Feet Under" and "Dexter" to his riveting performances on Broadway and the silver screen, Golden Globe-winni...

January Woes

Paola K Amaras | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

January is a time of renewal and regression, happiness and sadness, life and death. It's two-faced Janus, looking backward and forward. It's a time of...

Bowie, Bing, Stallone, Peyton and Multigenerational Collaboration

Jean McCormick | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Jean McCormick

Bing Crosby, David Bowie and Alan Rickman still had music in them until their last days on earth. Many Boomers and even Silent Generation members still have music in them. But does the rest of the workforce hear that music and the potential symphonies that could be composed?

5 Lessons for Creatives From David Bowie's Remarkably Imaginative and Prolific Journey

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

The news of David Bowie's death left a creative void for the music industry and admirers. Most fans around the world did not even know he had been battling cancer. Bowie lived a life of distinguishable, unparalleled oddity and artistry to the end.

Kathy Aoki "The Gwen Stefani Grand Burial Exhibition" at StARTup Art Fair Los Angeles

Lisa Derrick | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

Star as god: David Bowie has proven that transcendent transmutation, complete with a constellation named after him. Yet even before Bowie's death, art...

Panic in Detroit: We Loved You Ziggy Stardust!

Omo Misha | Posted 01.26.2016 | Detroit
Omo Misha

When David Bowie showed up and captured us in song, we knew we had found a brother from another mother.

David Bowie and Embracing Our Weirdness

Psyched in San Francisco | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Psyched in San Francisco

I have learned to embrace the weirdness in the therapy room. The unconscious speaks in strange, sometimes uncanny ways, and you have to listen to the weirdness to hear it speak.

More Than 500 People Pay Tribute To David Bowie With 'Space Oddity'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment

In the wake of David Bowie’s death earlier this month, tributes for the music legend have been pouring in from every corner of the ...

Watch John Kasich Lead An Awkward David Bowie Sing-Along

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) tried to channel his inner David Bowie on Sunday -- but it got a little strange.  (function(){var s...

Bowie Classic 'Labyrinth' Gets A Reboot, And We Have Questions

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.23.2016 | Entertainment

Watch out for your annoying little siblings (looking at you, Jennifer Connelly). Jareth the Goblin King is back! According to The Hollywood Reporter,...

How David Bowie Taught Me to Do the Gimme Gimme Dance

Kari Krome | Posted 01.22.2016 | Entertainment
Kari Krome

I believe that genius is made of three important ingredients: creative impulse, hard work and careful study. They are created, not born. Bowie was a genius. One more for old times sake, Mister Jones, with glitter on top?

What Leaders Can Learn About Innovation from David Bowie

Scott Eblin | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Scott Eblin

If you spent any time reading his obituaries and tributes, watching his performances and television interviews or listening to his music the past two ...

David Bowie Used To Do Impressions Of His Fellow Musicians

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.22.2016 | Entertainment

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery -- especially when it comes from David Bowie. Listen to the late singer throw down impressions of ...

Will the Next David Bowie Please Put on a Dress?

Suzanne Grieco Mattaboni | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment
Suzanne Grieco Mattaboni

I'm in a state of mourning, and for more than just the loss of a music icon (or two) this month. I'm stricken by the fact that there is no one to succ...