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Musings on Kim Fowley and Edgar Froese

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.27.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

These two artists couldn't be any more different, yet each had enormously prolific outputs that have influenced culture directly and indirectly. These two careers that cannot be summed up adequately in short order.

That Time Kanye West "Discovered" Sir Paul McCartney: A Modern Fairytale

Chiara Cortese | Posted 01.15.2015 | Entertainment
Chiara Cortese

So, for all you tweens and teens and people who live under rocks in general, just in case Kanye decides to do any more collaborating with old white dudes in the future, I've put together a little cheat sheet for you.

50 Years Of David Bowie Hairdos, In One Singularly Perfect GIF

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.15.2015 | Arts

Last week marked David Bowie's 68th birthday, so naturally there's an animated GIF circling the internet that chronicles the most glam of rockers and ...

The Sailor Who Fell From Grace: the 90th Anniversary of Yukio Mishima

Mark Adnum | Posted 01.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Mark Adnum

Yukio Mishima's suicide in November 1970, with its grim invocation of samurai machismo, is probably the most famous moment of his legend. It overshadows everything else, including Mishima's three nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

David Bowie Had More 1970s Sex Than You Had

Roz Warren | Posted 01.08.2015 | Books
Roz Warren

When BOWIE, a new bio by Wendy Leigh, came out, I gave it a read. Share a few tidbits? I'd love to.

Why I Hope One Direction's Harry Styles Is Really Straight

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 01.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

If Styles ends up being straight, the implications of his recent statements would be practically revolutionary. At his age, following the "bro" code typically means acting as straight and narrow as possible. How many straight guys are comfortable with being mistaken for gay or bisexual?

The Body Part That's Suddenly Become My Prime Asset

Jill Demby Guest | Posted 01.13.2015 | Fifty
Jill Demby Guest

My ass. I always figured what I couldn't see didn't concern me. But apparently other people have noticed. Men have noticed. Really attractive men have noticed. Really attractive younger men have noticed. As a post-50 woman, I've been told I have a great ass more times this year than in my entire life. From the way things are going, I guess you could say my ass is having a landmark year.

David Bowie Accidentally Taught Me Yoga in Boot Camp

James Brown | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
James Brown

A silent boot camp listening party for one probably can't be called yoga practice if the definition of yoga practice includes an intention to do yoga, because I had no idea what that meant at the time. But, what I experienced was that, intentionally or not, my mind found ways to feel better.

Singles Charts and the Battle for Bullets

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.27.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In the record industry boom of the early 1970s, revenue from album sales was the mother lode. But the most effective way to break a new artist or take an existing act to the next level was the hit single. A single that permeated the nation's airwaves and galvanized the culture was the royal road to the multi-platinum LP.

Matthew Jacobs

The Controversial Sex Scene That Got Susan Sarandon's Mom Hate Mail

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

Certain horror-film aficionados may have an affinity for the obscure 1983 glam-rock movie "The Hunger." Ahead of its time, the Tony Scott film was a v...

The 21 Spookiest Rock Songs for the Halloween Season

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As October's days grow shorter and the air chillier, the anticipation of Halloween builds -- and for a proper celebration, there needs to be a soundtrack.

Are You Ready For The Ultimate Glam Rock Revolution?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Deryck Todd's BowieBall is back for its ninth inception since 2006, bringing together some of the biggest performers and promoters in New York City ni...

Appreciating the Part Time Punks Radio Show

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 12.01.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

At approximately 3:00 p.m. every Thursday, if you're dialed in to 88.9 KXLU radio station straight out of the Loyola Marymount College campus, you will hear The Television Personalities' transmission of the Part Time Punks track.

In Love With David Bowie

Lev Raphael | Posted 11.24.2014 | Chicago
Lev Raphael

Despite all the attention being paid to the David Bowie Is exhibition at MCA Chicago, when he flashed across TV screens in my college days he was just a cult figure.

Joseph Erbentraut

How David Bowie Turned Identity Into An Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts

There’s never been an artist quite like David Bowie, so it’s only fitting that a major exhibition chronicling the legend’s work is as diverse, e...

In Conversation with Simon Critchley

Tyler Malone | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books
Tyler Malone

Critchley has two books being released this Fall: an examination of the man he claims is the greatest artist of the last forty years, David Bowie, and a narrative involving another of his long-time obsessions, memory theaters.

The Making of the Legendary "Hunky Dory" Album and I Pierce My Ears for David Bowie in 1972

Binky Philips | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Believe me, I loved David Bowie. Crazy love. Second only to The Who for at least a year or so. Actually, pretty much from Space Oddity through Aladdin Sane. For some reason, he lost me with Diamond Dogs.

Rock-and-Roll Dandies Through the Years

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

From 1960s British mods to soulful crooners to psychedelic guitarists, musicians from every genre have used fashion as a tool to amplify their brand and persona.

(R)evolution in Berlin: The David Bowie Epic Exclusively at Martin-Gropius-Bau

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Berlin was rumbling in early 2013 when David Bowie was appearing all over the city in the form of posters for his surprise album The Next Day, his first in a decade.

Femininity in Men Is a Form of Power

Diriye Osman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

If a Somali man is considered feminine he is deemed weak, helpless, pitiful: The underlying message being that femininity is inherently inferior to masculinity. Variants of this thinking extend across most cultures, belief systems, races and sexualities.

Watch Jennifer Connelly's 'Labyrinth' Audition

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jim Henson's bizarro fantasy film "Labyrinth" came out when Jennifer Connelly was 16. The actress' audition, likely from early 1985, has been on YouTu...

This Somehow Made Bowie & Jagger Even Weirder

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.19.2014 | Comedy

Almost nothing screams "Hey, this happened in the '80s!" like the video for David Bowie and Mick Jagger's "Dancing in the Street." The 1985 cover ...

Erin Whitney

Get Inspired By Janelle Monae's Cover Of Bowie's 'Heroes'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Sometimes the best way to tell an inspirational story is to revamp a classic for a younger generation. Janelle Monae took on David Bowie’s “Her...

Pop Music Could Use Another Decade as 'Gay' as the '80s

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

The new-wave acts of the early '80s represent everything that mainstream pop acts aren't so free to be today. Imagine One Direction hitting the stage dressed like Kajagoogoo. Would teenage girls still go wild? Would Taylor Swift have dated one of them?

These Supermodels Are... Delicious?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style

We promise you've never seen Kate Moss or Cara Delevingne like this before. First Subway decided to venture into fashion, and now Jacob's, a Brit...