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Amy Winehouse: A Lesson for Kids

Bruce Kluger | Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment
Bruce Kluger

It was my older daughter who broke the news of Winehouse's death to me, and I could instantly detect her confusion about it all, as if it somehow didn't compute.

Amy Winehouse: Newest Member of Club 27

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment
Maggie Van Ostrand

Club 27 is a most exclusive and heavenly private club of great musicians who died at the age of 27. As of July 24th, Amy Winehouse is the latest membe...

WATCH: Amy Winehouse's Chicago Legacy

Posted 09.25.2011 | Chicago

Earlier Tuesday, oft-troubled, 27-year-old soulful songstress Amy Winehouse, who was found dead in her London home Saturday, was laid to rest in a pri...

Do Musicians Have A "27 Curse"?

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Amy Winehouse was 27 years old when she died. There are a number of other famous musicians who died at 27. Are these musician deaths at the age of 27 just a coincidence?

Cut Nukes, Not Books: Sting, Sinead O'Connor, and -- Jim Morrison! -- Take a Stand on New Charity CD

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 09.20.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Unless you're an aficionado of James Bond soundtracks or the sexy Kim Basinger flick 9 1/2 Weeks, you may not know the name of composer Jonathan Elias. But you've definitely heard his music.

Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs

John W. Whitehead | Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts
John W. Whitehead

Linda McCartney was an active and admired photographer for over three decades. In conjunction with the release of Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs, a handful of Linda's images are now on exhibit in New York City.

Broadway Bit: Wonderland's Kate Shindle Mad as a Hatter?

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

Wonderland closed last month after playing its 33rd performance. That said, Kate Shindle notes the show had its loyal followers and she's extremely proud of the work she did.

The Reincarnating Humble-bee

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts
Sebastian Siegel

Breath -- and he is inextricably rewoven into eternity, ideated as an aperture through which light shines. Upon a closer look he appears as a portal o...

The Neutrality of Language

Robert Weller | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Robert Weller

It seemed so horrible when I first heard Though that Kabul suicide bombing blast lent just the right tone For the day some said would be the apoca...

Bill Collectors Communicating With the Dead

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

The Wall Street Journal posted a story about Portfolio Recovery Associates, one of the nation's largest debt collectors, using the signature of a woman named Martha Kunkle, who died in 1995.

Jason Linkins

Charlie Crist Wins Pardon For Jim Morrison

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Crist has successfully gotten approval from Florida's clemency board to pardon Doors frontman Jim Morrison, for that time he allegedly pulled out his wang at a concert in Miami. (Wait, that's illegal?)

"Touch Me": A Pardoning Playlist For Jim Morrison & Charlie Crist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

People are strange. That's the best explanation I can come up with for why it's suddenly so important for outgoing Florida Governor Charlie Crist to see Jim Morrison receive a posthumous pardon for indecent exposure and open profanity.

Dear Lindsay, Please Don't Join the 27 Club

Virginia Bell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

The 27 Club (also known as the Forever Club) is reserved for those people (specifically famous rock musicians) who died around the age of 27 often under mysterious circumstances.

Interview: Director Tom DiCillo opens the Doors in Strange

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

He's got critical acclaim, film-festival cred and a reputation as a smart, funny writer-director of offbeat comedies and dramas that skewer contempora...

Movie Review: When You're Strange

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Tom DiCillo's When You're Strange is a welcome cinematic excursion, exploration and excavation of the Doors and their music.

Film Review: Spalding Gray Wins!

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

After watching style swamp content in Howl, I wondered what would happen to Spalding Gray's monologues. Would the beauty of his words die an obscene death on a screen of ripping horrors?

HuffPost Reviews: Beyonce, Rihanna, Buddy Holly, The Doors, Susan Boyle, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Beyoncé's I Am...Yours is a satisfying decade-and-then-some retrospective that reveals the artist's interesting back story with a personal warmth not always emphasized by our current cast of pop stars.

An Interview with Author David Comfort on The Rock & Roll Book of the Dead

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"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."

Interviewing Jimi Hendrix

Sheila Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sheila Weller

In that very different but very catalytic era, 40 years ago, what Jimi Henrix accomplished and what he represented to young America helped bring us to the country and the leadership we have today.

This Blog Post Is Even Weirder Than Michael Jackson

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

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.

Jackson's Death Means We're All Older Now and Need to Sober Up

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

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.

The Death of Michael Jackson: Time for Compassion Not Vilification

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Today is a day to celebrate Michael Jackson's incredible talents and the many gifts he left as part of his iconic legacy. But it's also time to recognize that a mother lost a son.

Thank God It's Thursday: Book Expo '09 & The 27s plus The Singular Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This year's BookExpo in New York City had its usual small arena of publishers at gussied-up kiosks hawking the latest and greatest by writers known and unknown.

Woman Of Style Faith-Ann Young: Counterculture Is Back

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lesley M. M. Blume

Produced, directed, and reported by Lesley M. M. Blume Photography by Stephan Wuerth Photo assistant: William Taylor You can probably sense it: this...