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Jack Johnson Wants You to Compost

NationSwell | Posted 05.12.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

Many people know Jack Johnson as a musician. But far fewer know of his commitment to sustainability and green touring practices. Recently, NationSwel...

Jack Johnson's Concert Rider Demands Are Unbelievable.. In A Good Way

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.31.2016 | Impact

When it comes to his shows, Jack Johnson is something of a diva. Before agreeing to play somewhere, his team hands the venue a detailed rider -- a lis...

Go Strawless

Katherine Meadowcroft | Posted 09.02.2015 | Green
Katherine Meadowcroft

Have we already heard enough about plastic pollution? No, on the contrary I believe we have become inured to the problem. Stop. Think. Do I need this straw, this bag, this little red stir stick, this little plastic green grass with my sushi, or that bottle of water?

Jack Johnson Takes Out Trash to Beat Plastic Pollution

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.15.2016 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Musician and surfer Jack Johnson may seem laid back, but not when it comes to fighting plastic pollution.

WaXed Episode 28: Donavon Frankenreiter

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 06.14.2015 | Hawaii
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with Hawaiian surfer and musician Donavon Frankenreiter who talked about his new album, collaborating with his good friend Jack Johnson and his ideas for a reunion with the popular Drive Thru TV series.

Attention: Sports Fans!

George Heymont | Posted 01.28.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Any form of corruption can taint a sport whose integrity is held sacrosanct in the eyes of its biggest fans. Two recent Bay area productions helped to shine a light on how difficult it can be to win simply on the basis of one's merit.

Skate for Cleaner Waves: Patagonia Invests in Recycled Skateboard Startup

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
Lauren Daley

With the motto "Skateboards for plastic-free oceans," and the slogan "Ride your Footprint," Bureo aims to reduce the amount of sea pollution by recycling discarded fishing nets -- which make up 10 percent of the world's ocean pollution -- into skateboard decks.

Boston Finds Its Calling: The City's Only Music Festival

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Hugh McIntyre

Boston Calling will hopefully open the door to future festivals and the like, as Boston is a highly underserved market for such happenings. Having grown up and gone to school there, I can say that I wish Boston Calling had been running when I was around, as it turns the entire city into a party for the weekend.

Jack Johnson One-Ups Bruno Mars In Race For Hometown Hero

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment

Jack Johnson lives, works and surprises local school children in Hawaii, but he rarely performs there, so it was a big deal when he recently announced...

Good Music and Good Vibes: Andrew Barrack's "High Off Of Love"

Judah Joseph | Posted 05.25.2014 | College
Judah Joseph

There is something delightfully charming about a singer-songwriter's music when it teleports you to the beach without a care in the world. A calming paradise of sand, sun, palm trees, and good music.

Seattle Seahawks: Is Richard Sherman a Thug?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 03.30.2014 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

The Seattle Seahawks' outspoken cornerback Richard Sherman ignited a firestorm of controversy when he gave what appeared to be a thuggish rant of the ...

Feeling Discouraged About Warsaw? Chin Up: Bands and Students Come Together To Push The Environmental Envelope

Adam Gardner | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Adam Gardner

It was pleasantly surprising to see the response first-hand from students -- not only did they tolerate all the environmental information and calls-to-action, but they immediately participated and were excited to talk about their efforts and ideas to make their campuses more sustainable.

The Vertigo of Life

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

I have an edge. Sarcasm and irony are two of my favorite things. I am a wide eyed optimist. I love a happy ending. This is the dichotomy that is me. Lou Reed meets Jack Johnson.

Stepin Fetchit: The Weird and Wonderful Conduit Between Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali

Myra Chanin | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Myra Chanin

Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali -- two extraordinary 20th century they-were-called-Negroes-then World Heavyweight Boxing Champions, were both KO-ed by t...

It's A Great Week To Be Jack Johnson

Posted 09.26.2013 | Entertainment

People love them some mellow surfer music, if the latest Billboard chart is any indication. Jack Johnson has garnered his fourth consecutive No. 1 alb...

The 37 Albums You Need To Hear This Fall

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

With the likes of Kanye West and Jay Z surprising fans with massive albums released shortly after they were announced, and everyone from The Backstree...

Enjoy A Nice Day With Jack Johnson

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

Jack Johnson is really your man: Fresh off of saving Bonnaroo, he's surging forward with a charming new video for "I Got You," filmed with a buddy on ...

Earth to Tea Party: Lacey Act Still Working

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

Last year, Tea Party Members of Congress temporarily persuaded GOP leadership to abandon their usual political acuity and launch a series of attacks on the Lacey Act, one of America's most successful environmental and economic laws. You'd think this might be too much even for the Tea Party.

Stars Goalie Delivers Ridiculous Save Of The Year Candidate

Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen may owe some restitution to Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson after the ridiculous robbery that he pulled off...

20 Songs To De-Stress With This Weekend (LISTEN)

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.20.2012 | Teen

After a long, busy week, the weekend has finally arrived! Use the next two days to recharge -- you deserve it. Kick back this weekend with our totally...

Maggie Furlong

'New Girl' Cast Reveals Their Personal Theme Songs

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 03.13.2012 | TV

"Hey girl! Whatcha doin'?" "New Girl" has one of my favorite theme songs on TV right now, and when they released the full song with a choose-your-own-...

Grand Illusions & Breakfasts in America: Conversations with Styx's James "J.Y." Young and Supertramp's Roger Hodgson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Postcard From the Last Colony

Patricia McGuire | Posted 02.06.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Political power is not just the ability to make law, but also the real influence that elected leaders have on their communities. Children learn a lot about moral choices by observing the decisions of influential adults and public figures.

Chats With George Benson, John McLaughlin, Fred Schneider of The B-52's, and L.A. Guns' Tracii Guns, Plus Lisa Hannigan's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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An Open Letter to Black Male Athletes

Kevin Powell | Posted 12.03.2011 | Black Voices
Kevin Powell

So I come to you not simply as a fan, but also as someone who knows well the inner workings of sports and entertainment and as someone who wants to see you live up to your full potential, not just as elite athletes, but as men.