The Apollo Theater's memorial tribute to Michael Jackson might as well have been Mardi Gras in Harlem.
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It's a paradoxical move for a man who claimed he never wanted to grow up, and yet moved to prove his manhood by grabbing his, well, manhood.
"There's no simple answer to who John Lennon was. Sure, he was a great leader and a peacenik; on the other hand, he was an incredibly violent, narcissistic guy. That was the other side of him, and people just don't want to hear that."
The Beatles have only put out one single-disc greatest hits CD, the aptly-titled 1. So why do the Beatles get such a bad rap for supposedly abusing their legacy?
John Mellencamp says his next album was made in part at Sun Studios. "Everything was set up exactly as Cash and Elvis Presley recorded."
Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."
This being Woodstock Week, it seemed a perfect time to catch-up with this artist whose music influenced many of those who appeared at the culture-changing event.
I've found that if you're equipped with a decent home theatre and quality speakers, it's hard to go wrong with a rock concert film.
Matisyahu's latest album, Light showcases his young, old soul, further exploring musical territories of both the secular and sacred.
I'm no Birther, so I thought that maybe I could try to talk a little sense to Mister Lou Dobbs in the only way that I know how: with a goofy but totally grooving playlist here on Huffington Post.
I'm not sure what food and beverage will be served at today's "teachable moment," but we all know there's nothing like some good tunes to really set the right mood. Here's my playlist.
Everybody dies. Why, from a spiritual point of view, are celebrity deaths such an extra big deal?
Death. It's a whole new media strategy for success. The only problem is, you're not around to enjoy the spoils.
Memorable swimsuit moments in film may inspire visions of bikini-clad icons like Phoebe Cates or Bo Derek, but Hollywood men sometimes steal the show ...
The lack of clear ethical rules and the frontier justice mentality in Iceland continues to cause confusion and raise questions about the legal profession's ability to regulate itself in Iceland.
As the King of Pop's posse heads for the unemployment line, here are a few stories of other groupies and hangers-on. May they serve as inspiration and cautionary tale.
Since Elvis, the social pathos and obsession with celebrities has grown more than a hundred-fold, and this King of Pop will never be laid to rest or allowed to rest in peace.
What did I learn from my 3 week media experiment? It's easier to zone out in front of a glowing rectangle than engage in reading.
Americans love their shooting stars. Stars who demand attention, win affection and adulation, and then prematurely burn out.
The general public doesn't mourn the deaths of less-famous people who might have continued to also do great things if they hadn't left us before their time.
How can a vulnerable physician resist the temptation to "bend the rules" for these "tabloid elites?"
The passing of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett has hit us near-baby boomers and full-on baby boomers with a rock and roll punch to the gut we weren't ready for.
Our love for entertainers is but a reflection of how deeply we cherish our personal memories, moments played against a soundtrack provided by those we then grow to love.
I played along too when she listened to Michael Jackson even though my tastes tended towards Keith Jarrett's lonely intensity. She gave me a mix-tape of Jacko. I was transformed.
The watershed image of loss for me of the past week was not the "King of Pop." It was the picture of Neda Agha Soltan looking squarely into the camera, for what may have been a passport photo.
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