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HuffPost Reviews: Neil Young, Tom Petty, Elvis Presley, And R. Kelly, Plus An Exclusive Of Neil Young's Live "Harvest Moon"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tom Petty's album Pack Up The Plantation was a somewhat rockin' example of his stage shows. In comparison, that release was nothing more than a handful of crumbs compared to the feast that is The Live Anthology.

Standing on One's Principles: An Interview With Ron Reagan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Ragogna

Ron Reagan is the son of a president and, weekdays on Air America, he's a voice of reason for many listeners who are trying to navigate the complexities of national and global concerns.

It Takes The Village: Interviews with Shelby Lynne, Rickie Lee Jones, Michael Timmins, John Oates, Amos Lee, Rachael Yamagata, Steve Berlin, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's a little surprising that until now, no one has put together a tribute album to folk's fertile days in New York's Greenwich Village.

LeBron James Dunks on George W. Bush's Ass

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Le Bron James wants to dunk on G.W. Bush's ass, break the rim, and shatter the glass. The former President, never one to avoid biting off more than he can chew, issued a trash talking response.

5 Reasons Why Women Love 'Men of A Certain Age'

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Irene S. Levine

A groundbreaking dramedy explores the bonds of late-middle-age male friendships. What women love most about this show is that we finally get a glimpse of male friendships that resemble our own!

Joan Crawford to James Cameron: "Even I Signed Autographs" (Video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

2009-12-26-Screenshot20091226at10.07.41AM.jpg I know we buy petroleum from a terrorist nation or two, but must Americans give this guy our dollar?

Never Been Gone: A Conversation With Carly Simon

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In this interview, Carly talks candidly about her new "unplugged" album Never Been Gone, recent projects, her family, an Elton John non-adventure and much more.

HuffPost Reviews: Paul McCartney, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, and Norah Jones

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Good Evening, New York City is a dream come true for Beatles fans, but what about McCartney and Wings devotees?

HuffPost Reviews: Bon Jovi, The Killers, AC/DC, Sting, Tori Amos, and More, Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The eternally youthful Jon Bon Jovi and his disciples have built their ministry upon the same New Jersey rock that Bruce Springsteen assembled his flock, and the band used this album as a slight genuflection to their own glory days.

Anthony Bourdain Creates "Alternate Universe" Animated Web Series

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Mance

If you ever wondered what really goes on inside Anthony Bourdain's head, there's a new animated web-series giving the outspoken chef/writer even more room to vent.

The 19th New York Jewish Film Festival: Betampte!

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

Without doubt, one of the best of all of New York's cinematic celebrations in any category is the New York Jewish Film Festival, sponsored jointly by Lincoln Center and the Jewish Museum

Best Breasts Is A Booby Trap

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

I know flashing your flesh sells magazine covers and gets people involved in polls, but I find it discouraging at best. These pushed up, pushed out, primped up breasts would lead anyone's mind directly to one thing. I include myself so I won't blame you for being one of them.

2010: The Year We Make Contact

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Can the music business take a page from the movie industry's playbook and figure out how to reconnect people to music in a more personal way?

Mr. Heckles Wants to be Your Friend on Facebook

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Mance

This chat with Larry Hankin renewed my appreciation for the phenomenon of "Second City", a legendary performing arts school which teaches its students to "play the reality, not the joke."

Demi Moore's Photoshopped W Cover: Was Her Body Replaced With A Model's? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Last week, Demi Moore and W Magazinedenied that Moore had been Photoshopped on the cover of the December issue. The 47-year-old actress appears wearin...

Hey, Carrie (and Chris Brown, and Jon Gosselin, and Others) -- You Can Leave Now

Steve Marmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Marmel

Carrie Prejean is having a bit of week, isn't she? I mean, one week you're the darling of the conservative movement, and the next thing you know, you're being called a hypocrite.

Tim Heidecker And Eric Wareheim Discuss Their Awesome Show & Billion Dollar Movie

Jason Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jason Richards

Clearly, toilet humor is not beneath Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim and their incredibly perverse television series. And they're just getting warmed up.

HuffPost Reviews: Madonna, Barbra Streisand, Genesis, and Chris Bell, Plus an Interview with Jason Mraz, This Week's New Albums, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Sounding warmer and the most at home with her recordings since the mid-seventies, Barbra Streisand, the 67-year-old vocalist-supreme, at last reclaims the musical territory she reigned over in the sixties.

An Interview with Dan Zanes, Plus Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson, Smokey & Santana, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the new DVD release The Fine Friends Are Here!, Dan Zanes and Friends present colorful music and images that are not just for children, but also for the big kid in all of us.

Metro Station and Miley & The Rockits Plays Staples Center

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Power-pop group Metro Station played the Staples Center Tuesday night and pretty much set the tone for the act that followed... Miley somebody.

Ego Stew

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

It's not much of a surprise when megastars like Kanye West land in some kind of trouble. Whatever their moral compass may have been, it no longer works in the upper stratosphere.

HuffPost Reviews: Pearl Jam, Monsters of Folk and More, Plus an Interview with David Gray, and This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So this is what Pearl Jam would sound like after hanging with George Thorogood. It's great to hear the guys trying on old school rock 'n' roll and putting their moniker on it.

Harry Potter Theme Park to Open Spring 2010: Video & Photo Virtual Tour

Kim Mance | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Mance

Universal Orlando Resort, and Warner Bros. today revealed first-ever details about the incredible scope of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Oh No, Not Another Film About Climate Change

Franny Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Franny Armstrong

If you have a burning idea you need to communicate -- uncensored -- with maximum possible emotional punch and a potential audience of tens of millions, a doc's the way to go.

HuffPost Exclusives: R.E.M. and Cory Chisel, Plus Bruce Hornsby Interview, Big Star Box, Paolo Nutini Live, This Week's New Albums, and more...

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

R.E.M. will be releasing Live At The Olympia, a 39-song, two CD set containing "working rehearsals" from 2007. I was lent a track that captures the band's energy and insightful views.