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Dolly Parton Has A Surprise For Fans That's A 'Wee Bit Gay'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.12.2016 | Queer Voices

When it comes to her gay and lesbian fans, Dolly Parton sees herself as more than just a superstar. The country songstress, 70, told The Guardian in a...

Dolly Parton Thinks The Presidential Race Could 'Use More Boobs'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.06.2016 | Entertainment

Dolly Parton is all for a female president, but that doesn't mean she's endorsing Hillary Clinton. On Tuesday, after some outlets reported Parton had...

Summer Music Festivals Worth Traveling For

ZEALnyc | Posted 06.24.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

Tanglewood Music Festival By Joanne Sydney Lessner, Contributing Writer, June 24, 2016 Whether you're looking for chamber music, symphonic music, j...

The Evolution of 'SEXY': Revenge Of The Nerds!

L.E. Kalikow | Posted 06.23.2016 | Entertainment
L.E. Kalikow

When I was a kid (in the dark ages before color TV) the 'perfect couple' was symbolized by the athletic captain of the football team chasing the virgi...

Requiem For A Heavyweight: Merle Haggard

Dan Rather | Posted 04.07.2016 | Entertainment
Dan Rather

I subscribe to the old theory that if you really want to know what's going on in our United States -- if you want to understand the hearts and minds of a large segment of America at any given moment -- listen to country music and you'll know.

Dolly Parton And Katy Perry Bring Down The ACMs House

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.04.2016 | Entertainment

Say hello to your new favorite country music duo. Dolly Parton and Katy Perry -- an unlikely but awesome pair -- killed it at the Academy of Country ...

Frugal Spending, Rich Living and the Index Card

Don McNay | Posted 03.25.2016 | Books
Don McNay

"Although we had no money I was rich as I could be In my coat of many colors My momma made for me" -Dolly Parton "I work all night, I work all day, t...

Watch Carrie Underwood Absolutely Slay 'I Will Always Love You'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment

Carrie Underwood is the latest star to tackle Dolly Parton's classic song "I Will Always Love You," and she totally nailed it. Underwood, who turned ...

Dolly Parton Announces Major Tour Because She'll Always Love You

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment

It might not be "9 to 5," but Dolly Parton is going back to work. The country crooner announced on her website Monday that she's set to go on her fir...

6 Things You May Not Know About Dolly Parton, On Her 70th Bday!

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.19.2016 | Fifty

It's this simple: If Dolly Parton didn't exist, someone would have had to invent her. The Great Goddess of Country Music turns 70 on Jan. 19 and while...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Lera Lynn's "Lasting" Impression; Cereus Bright Get it Folkin' Right

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo and videos by shootmepeter.com Look, the second season of True Detective got crushed by critics and fans alike. It just wasn't that good and wa...

"Coat of Many Colors" Brings Dolly's Song to Life

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The movie succeeds thanks to Parton's honest and touching story concerning her life as a child living in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors & Several Hankies

David Hinckley | Posted 12.09.2015 | Media
David Hinckley

Coat of Many Colors, a new teleflick loosely built on Dolly Parton's 1971 song about a plucky young gal in a patchwork jacket, makes Hallmark Christmas movies look like The Walking Dead.

Dolly Parton's 50th Anniversary Plans Are Superbly Romantic

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.07.2015 | Fifty

In a land where many celebrity marriages are over faster than you can say "I do," Dolly Parton's decades-long marriage is something of an anomaly. The...

The Top Ten Reasons You Should Work for Free -- Unless You Are Wil Wheaton

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 11.06.2015 | Media
Stacie Huckeba

I'm a blogger, not a journalist. This is all stuff I would be doing over on Wordpress for free, but here I can hopefully inspire more people and a reach a broader audience with their platform. And I have.

Hillary Clinton Wins #TBT With Dolly Parton Costume

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

Twenty years ago, former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton threw herself one epic birthday party. Back in ...

Review: Don Henley at the LA Forum

Philip David Morton | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Henley gave a two and half hour concert, unusual in length as newer bands frequently do 75 minutes sets. But that's what you get when an O.G. of rock and roll shows up.

'Who Killed Captain Alex?': The Best Worst Film of 2010, Uganda-Style

Brandon Judell | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Oscar Wilde once insisted, "Bad art is a great deal worse than no art at all." Isaac Nabwana proves him wrong. This offering has already been downloaded from YouTube over 258,994 gleeful times the last I checked.

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: A Dazzling Conversation

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Randee Mia Berman

Okay. There's Fred & Ginger. Sonny & Cher. Beyonce & Jay-Z. And then there's Bennett & Gaga. A match made in jazz heaven. Let's face it. We're dragging and sagging under heavy headlines. We all need a quick escape from global gloom, and I don't mean Soul Cycle.

Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited

Cindy Lovell | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Cindy Lovell

Many of the regional musicians who recorded in Bristol did not go on to fame and fortune, but their contributions to country music are acknowledged and honored at last in this reimagined tribute project.

Revisiting The Bottom Line: An Interview with Allan Pepper, Plus Jon Regen and Sarah Jaffe Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Bottom Line has been closed for eleven years, it closed January 2nd, 2004. I think about it all the time because I spent a great deal of my life there. One of the things I'm working on is an oral history viewed from the perspective of the performers who performed there.

6 Secrets Of 'Badass Babes' Who Never Age

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.14.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

You know when you have entered the realm of the Badass Babe when you have finally figured out that you only have to answer to yourself. You have stopped worrying about showing your upper arms in public, putting a purple streak in your hair, and frankly what other people think.

When It Comes To Trans Issues, This Unearthed Clip Shows Dolly Parton Character Was A Trailblazer

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Dolly Parton has long been a supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community -- even before it was trendy -- and the above th...

Dolly Parton Duets With Superfan Who Has Down Syndrome, Dazzles Him With Her Kindness

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.26.2015 | Good News

A country music legend just made one of her superfans feel like a star. Gage Blackwell of Lynnville, Tennessee, who has Down syndrome, is a huge f...

Joseph Erbentraut

These Gorgeous Dolly Parton Prints Will Renew Your Faith In Fan Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.19.2015 | Arts

It’s hard to imagine a public figure who's inspired more fan art than country music legend Dolly Parton. And while fan art isn't always the most eye...