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Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins Reading Dr. Seuss Is Sobering But So Entertaining

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.20.2016 | Comedy

Musician, writer, journalist, publisher, actor, comedian, motivational speaker, spoken word artist, activist and (would it surprise anyone if he was a...

Robert Longo and Henry Rollins Take Stage (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Orpheum backstage with Robert Longo and Keanu Reeves. Photo by EMS Crowd gathers at the Orpheum for the Longo/Rollins talk. Photo by EMS. The Un-P...

RuPaul's DragCon Plays with All the Colors in the Crayon Box

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.20.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

"We're all born naked and the rest is drag," true words by RuPaul whose 2nd Annual DragCon bats its fierce lashes at the Los Angeles Convention Center...

Rocktober's Festival Supreme Chock Full of Comedy

Ali MacLean | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

Is it possible to have too much comedy? Festival Supreme seems to be insistent on testing that limit, adding a fourth stage this year. The third annual Festival, which took place in downtown Los Angeles, was chock full of comedians, sketch acts, rock bands, and oddities this past weekend.

Rising Above the Scars

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

What brings you down can also lift you up. Body builders know the secret: you break tissue order to force it to rebuild itself, and in the process, it grows a little more capable of bearing greater weight.

Podcast Reviews: Henry and Heidi AND The Pauly Shore Podcast Show

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.29.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

This episode has Rollins recounting the journey through adolescence he had, and Mr. Pepperman, the teacher and influential figure that helped him gain confidence and self-esteem, as well as the physique he became recognized for as the lead singer for Black Flag.

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

Mark Adnum | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

Squeezing Out Sparks: A Southern Poet Sings for Her New York City Supper

Tom Semioli | Posted 12.14.2014 | New York
Tom Semioli

She refers t herself as a "speaker -songwriter." Where to begin with the genre defying Minton Sparks: poet, storyteller, singer, comedienne, educator, writer, activist, essayist, philosopher, painter, performance artist?

Underrated Albums of the '90s -- Part 5

Robbie Gennet | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts
Robbie Gennet

I started this series to shine a light on some stellar records from the '90s that may have been overlooked. Now that a few decades have passed, we can get some perspective and see how they've held up over the years.

Thank You, Henry Rollins, For Your Offensive Comments About Depression and Suicide

Arlene Malinowski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Arlene Malinowski, Ph.D.

The concept that mental illness is a disease which twists reality and affects the way one thinks, perceives and remembers is one that is not often discussed. Blame towards the victim and a lack of understanding is what keeps so many alone with their secrets.

An Open Letter to Henry Rollins

Joe Peacock | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Joe Peacock

I appreciate the apology you posted. I know that you mean it. I know you never intended to hurt anyone, and that you probably didn't really see the backlash coming.

Henry Rollins Loves EveryLibrary

Christian Zabriskie | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Christian Zabriskie

Libraries across the nation, large and small, north and south, east and west, are getting hit as low-hanging fruit in budget battles everywhere. Fortunately we have very loud supporters like Henry Rollins and EveryLibrary.

'Duck Dynasty' Is 'A Gay Porn Series Just Waiting To Happen,' Punk Rock Legend Says

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has a few ideas in mind for the future of "Duck Dynasty" following the controversy that ensued after Phil Robertson offer...

What Do Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey All Have in Common?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey -- all progressive heroes and leading forces in their field -- have lent their voices in praising our upcoming investigative documentary Unmanned: America's Drone Wars.

Revisit D.C.'s Amazing Punk Scene

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.16.2013 | DC

What do punk rock, a Washington Post reporter and books have in common? For the most part, nothing -- except for books by Washington Post reporters...

Comedian TJ Miller on Changing His Appearance for Mike Judge's Silicon Valley HBO Pilot

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.19.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

Comedian TJ Miller stops by the What's Trending studio to talk about HBO's Silicon Valley, The Warner Sound's "Gorburger" show and react to some of pop culture's finest actors turned singers.

Henry Rollins On Why Gay Marriage Is Very 'Punk Rock'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins is endorsing same-sex marriage in a new editorial. The former Black Flag frontman-turned-television host and actor ha...

Damien Echols, West Memphis Three 'Survivor,' Tells Henry Rollins About Life On Death Row

Mike Hogan | Posted 01.08.2013 | Arts
Mike Hogan

On Wednesday night at the New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan, Henry Rollins and Damien Echols had a 90-minute conversation about life in hell.

TONIGHT: Henry Rollins At 9:30 Club

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.05.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 1. Henry Rollins: Capitalism At 9:30 Club A spoken word/stand up/guerrilla journalist report from the former Black F...

High Heel Race: HuffPost DC Top 5 For November 1

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.01.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 1. DC's Annual High Heel Race At 17th Street, Between P And R Streets NW Who cares if it's after Halloween? Some s...

Introducing TakePart TV

Posted 10.02.2012 | TV

If you're disturbed by the success of "Gangham Style," you are not alone. On Tuesday, Participant Television President Evan Shapiro announced the l...

Weekend Guide: Good Times From Henry Rollins To Elton John

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 03.09.2012 | Miami

Feel that shake early Friday morning? Could have been that nasty solar storm quaking Earth's magnetic field. Or maybe it was just the South Beach club...

Henry Rollins Hosts Charity Event for Drop In The Bucket With Pals Scott Ian, Dave Lombardo, and More

Yasi Salek | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Yasi Salek

Last night punk rock's biggest overachiever Henry Rollins hosted a benefit for Drop In The Bucket, and a bunch of his friends dropped in to say hello. By 'say hello,' I mean take the stage and shred, and by 'friends' I mean music legends.

Why Henry Rollins Should Run For President

Big Think | Jason Gots | Posted 11.15.2011 | Fifty

The writing's on the wall. The 2012 presidential race is shaping up to be a truly dispiriting, lackluster slog. Herman Cain and Rick Perry keep making...

Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

Shira Tarrant | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home
Shira Tarrant

Music fuels our anger and buoys our spirit. Lyrics break down the political problems we face. Songs offer solutions and give us hope. That is the foundation for the emerging soundtrack of our era.