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John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan: When Is It Over?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

There's nothing like a public declaration of ongoing love. While promoting his new album, Plain Spoken, rock musician John Mellencamp said he hopes to...

John Mellencamp's Label Wouldn't Allow Jack In 'Jack & Diane' To Be Black

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Little ditty about "Jack & Diane": those two American kids growing up in the heartland were originally an interracial couple. John Mellencamp's 198...

John Mellencamp: U.S. Presidents Should Get Four Terms

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

John Mellencamp has a plan for improving the way the U.S. government is run: give presidents the opportunity to serve for 16 years. During a conve...

Dog Ears Music: The Real Memorial Day: Hero Worship and Atomic Peace Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from The B-52's, Sam & Dave, Wilco, John Lennon, Iron & Wine and more.

John Mellencamp Is Unhappy With Scott Walker

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker...

Remembering Pete Seeger: "Keep It Small and You Will Make a Difference"

John Mellencamp | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
John Mellencamp

Pete Seeger's life-long commitment to the cause of peace and to addressing the plight of the downtrodden has been an inspiration to all those who have championed society's victims and have done what they could to combat injustice.

Meg Ryan, John Mellencamp Step Out In New York

Posted 10.14.2013 | Celebrity

"What happened to Meg Ryan?" People magazine asked two weeks ago, when it splashed the 51-year-old actress on its cover with the headline "WHY SHE REA...

Madonna, Cyndi Lauper Among 2014 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Nominees

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, John Mellencamp and Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant are among the nominees for the 2014 Songwriters ...

Painter Tim Okamura Offers an Urban Narrative in Two Exhibitions

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

His paintings are filtered through the lens of his own personal experience as someone of mixed race growing up in Canada, where he was often identified as "different," and even ridiculed for that perception. Themes including culture and ethnicity and social identity are evident in his artwork.

Second Mellencamp Son Surrenders On Battery Charges

AP | Posted 10.19.2013 | Celebrity

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The second of rocker John Mellencamp's sons has surrendered for arrest on charges of punching and kicking a 19-year-old man ...

Would You See A Musical By Stephen King?

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Stephen King and John Mellencamp had a simple problem when they started the long odyssey to create a musical. "Quite frankly...

Dog Ears Music: Hero Worship & Atomic Peace Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Alice Coltrane, Kevin Coyne, Mattie May Thomas, Wilco, Lupe Fiasco, Iron and Wine, and more.

Dog Ears Music: Fireworks, Independence and Road Rage Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Elliott Smith, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Portugal. The Man, Voxtrot, Joy Division and more.

John Mellencamp Upset By Scott Walker's Use Of Song

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 04.12.2012 | Entertainment

MADISON, Wis. -- Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports collective bargaining and union right...

The Craziest Things Rock And Roll Stars Call Their Kids

Posted 04.05.2012 | Parents

Bob Dylan's Sara was a "radiant jewel" -- famously "easy to look at" but "hard to define." The Beatles had their "lovely Rita"; Toni Basil obsessed ov...

Dog Ears Music Near-Miss Day Playlist: Remember the Epic Asteroid of '89?!

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Joe Meek and The Blue Men, Beck, Burt Bacharach, PJ Harvey, Semantic Noise and more.

Movie Review: It's About You

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Marshall Fine

Think of It's About You as the Tree of Life of rock-docs: a movie so in love with atmospherics and self-examination that it completely loses track of its subject.

PHOTOS: Famous People Turning 60

Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

A beloved country musician, two of Hollywood's best-known funnymen and Russia's ambitious prime minister are just a few of the public figures who will...

This Land Is Our Land

Willie Nelson | Posted 11.10.2011 | Home
Willie Nelson

2011-09-11-willienelsonfamraid.jpgI remember playing at Farm Aid's annual concert, a few weeks after 9/11. We were determined to send a message of hope.

PHOTOS: You've Got PDA

Posted 09.12.2011 | Celebrity

Meg Ryan is certainly making the most of her Italian getaway. Earlier today she was spotted getting some gelato with her daughter Daisy, and now Ba...

Weekend To Do List: Pop-Up Beer Garden, Free Ice Cream, And GOOD LA Launch Party

Posted 06.08.2011 | Los Angeles

Art aficionados can head downtown to an exhibition benefiting the Japanese Red Cross or opt for a group show nearby. Film buffs can watch a Film Noir ...

Stephen King's Gothic Musical

AP | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts

ATLANTA -- A new musical dreamed up by rocker John Mellencamp and horror writer Stephen King will make its world debut in Atlanta next year. The Alli...

PHOTOS: John Mellencamp And Meg Ryan Step Out

Celebuzz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp spend some quality time together in Ontario, Canada on February 10, 2011...

Elaine Irwin On Divorce From John Mellencamp: 'Change Is Good'

Global Grind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Supermodel, Elaine Irwin recently separated from her husband, John Cougar Mellencamp after 18 years of marriage and it hasn't been the easiest split....

John Mellencamp Has A Prenup

Radar Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Musician John Mellencamp has filed for divorce from his wife, Elaine, after nearly 18 years of marriage claiming the union is irretrievably broken, an...