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Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Played With the Monkees

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.21.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Laughter. That's the first thing you hear in Gregory Briggler's second-floor walkup. The giggles and guffaws are coming from his three boisterous boy...

Why 'The Monkees' Was a Perfect Meld of Television and Music (That Will Never Happen Again)

Sean Randall | Posted 06.09.2016 | Entertainment
Sean Randall

Never before or since has a television show had such a lasting impact on the world of music. 51 years ago, future Academy Award-winner Bert Schneider...

Remembering the Late Davy Jones on the 50th Anniversary of the Monkees

Erik Sharkey | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

"Hey, hey, we're the Monkees!" This year marks the 50th anniversary of the phenomenon--you know, that show of an imaginary band that led to an actual band.

Why The Monkees Are On Fire Yet Again

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

As a journalist and armchair psychologist (with an advanced degree in psychology), I am watching all the hoopla surrounding the Monkees latest resurgence with awe and wonder, and felt compelled to do a bit of research to figure it all out.

Are You Trying To Date Davy Jones?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

My sister and I love to head down memory lane, and we even try to drive by our childhood home every time we visit Cincinnati, the town we grew up in. One favorite memory is the party we had where all the girls danced in front of posters of Davy Jones and Mickey Dolenz. Remember how gorgeous Davy Jones was?

The Heart-Pounding Moment Micky Dolenz Realized The Success Of The Monkees

OWN | Posted 11.11.2014 | OWN

When Micky Dolenz was cast as the drummer and a lead singer in the television show "The Monkees," he had no idea how successful -- or unsuccessful -- ...

The Art of Driving: Driving Art

Scott Bridges | Posted 06.14.2014 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

It's not often one gets to press the pedal to the metal. So when I got the opportunity to drive a professional test course at the StubHub Center in Ca...

Nu Jazz: Conversations with The Manhattan Transfer's Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul & Cheryl Bentyne, Plus SmoothJazz.com's Sandy Shore & Donna Phillips

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Micky Dolenz Talks About The Monkees Present... And The Monkees' Future

Tony Sachs | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Every few years, two or three members of the "Prefab Four" have hit the road, playing the old hits and occasionally even some newer songs; they did an album of new material in the '80s and again in the '90s.

Are You Trying To Find Your Own Davy Jones?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 10.27.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Remember how gorgeous Davy Jones was? Did you have a crush on him like I did? Davy Jones passed away last year (may he rest in peace). In the few years before that, do you remember seeing pictures of him? How did you feel about Davy Jones at 60? How about Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones?

U.S. Navy's Trippy Anti-Bath Salts PSA

Keith Thomson | Posted 03.07.2013 | Impact
Keith Thomson

As you'll see through the eyes of a serviceman using bath salts, your friends may appear to transform to demons and zombies, you stand to wind up in emergency surgery -- and, possibly, Davy Jones' Locker.

Micky Dolenz: The Man, the Myth, the Monkee... and Me

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Why, why, has Micky Dolenz -- blessed with one of the great voices in pop music history -- recorded so little all these decades? And what had led him to start taking his recording career seriously at this late date?

Memories of a Retro Childhood

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Kayley Kravitz

It's only September and already 2012 has taken the lives of some our most beloved musical icons.

Davy Jones Autopsy Results Released

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2013 | Celebrity

By MATT SEDENSKY , Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — An autopsy report confirms Monkees star Davy Jones died of a heart attack. The rep...

Mrs. Davy Jones 4Ever: Remembrance Of Crushes Past

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 05.21.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

Mrs. Davy Jones. This is what I wrote all over the inside front over of my three-ring notebook in 7th grade. I couldn't write it on the front cover because that was plastered with "Mrs. Paul McCartney."

Indie Cinema Roundup: Davy Jones Tribute & World's Best Sushi

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.19.2012 | Miami

This week's cinema houses take movie lovers around the world, from a Japanese subway to world-famous sushi by renowned chef Jiro, Israel for a 1960s s...

Davy We Hardly Knew Ye: Why The Monkees Matter

Janice Harper | Posted 05.05.2012 | Entertainment
Janice Harper

That was why we loved The Monkees so much -- they had always been ridiculous, and in watching them they gave us, too, the freedom to be utterly and shamelessly ridiculous.

Remembering Davy Jones: Jeff Sherman's Hollywood Story

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Art Brodsky

The Monkees are my childhood. They are my adulthood. Davy Jones' sudden passing yesterday stunned me and certainly millions of others all over the world. And I will always cherish my small, little piece of their history.

Davy Jones Funeral Plans Announced

Posted 03.05.2012 | Celebrity

Davy Jones will be laid to rest in Florida. According to The Washington Post, a private ceremony will be held in the Sunshine State. Jones had bee...

Daydream Believer, 1945-2012: Davy Jones and the Shift of Generations

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

American culture is a youth culture. On television and the movies it sometimes seems that everything and everybody is permanently frozen at 28 years old and it's just the rest of us on the couch who break '50, '60 and '70.

Daydream Believer: RIP Davy Jones

Kim Morgan | Posted 03.01.2012 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Originally published at Kim Morgan's Sunset Gun.Davy Jones. As others have often pointed out, he wasn't charming, "Circus Boy" Mickey Dolenz, the guy ...

'Glee' Is The New 'Monkees'

Posted 03.01.2012 | TV

When the "The Monkees" premiered in 1966, the made-for-TV band turned into an overnight sensensation. They had all the elements of a pop culture pheno...

Davy Jones and Me: A Teen Dream Comes True

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 05.01.2012 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

As a pudgy faced pre-teen, I was beyond words with excitement and also mortified. I was going to spend the day with teen idol, Davy Jones and my father.

'My Date With Davy Jones'

sayville.patch.com | Posted 03.01.2012 | Entertainment

When I heard that one of the Monkees had died Wednesday, it was one of those "Watch at 5 p.m." teases, but I got a chill. Then I thought, "Oh I'll bet...

Davy Jones Claimed Credit For Charles Manson 'Monkees' Rumor

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.29.2012 | Weird News

Monkees singer Davy Jones has died, but his music will live on with fans. So will his creation of one of rock's most chilling legends: The one abou...