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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: 5 For Fighting With... Five for Fighting (September Octo-Mom Edition)

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Note: this is not Five for Fighting We at A-Sides are fortunate to have a monthly column with John Ondrasik AKA Five for Fighting. The man sings and...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Hump Day Round-Up - July's "5 for Fighting with... Five for Fighting"; Boston Gets Converse'd; Meet "That Brit Guy"

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.01.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

What if John Ondrasik AKA Five for Fighting agreed to do a monthly Q&A with yours truly? What would it look like? Would the questions delve into his...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Debbie Gibson and the Fountain of "Electric Youth;" June Swoon with 5 For Fighting with...Five For Fighting

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Let's move on. Last month, the singer/songwriter/actress performed her hits ("Out of the Blue," "Foolish Beat," to name a few) with Jessie's Girl at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, and this Debhead snagged an interview.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Counting (on) Stars; May Edition of 5 for Fighting With... Five for Fighting

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As Ondrasik has done for several months now, he sat down with me -- in the digital realm anyway -- and answered five silly questions for this column within a column

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: April's 5 For Fighting With... Five for Fighting; Baby Got Nickelback's Bassist Mike Kroger

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

No "high sticking" from this talented musician, each Q&A is fun and as pleasant as a summer breeze.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Valentine's Day Themed "5 For Fighting"; Meet the "Evergreen" Hannah Gill

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.04.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

By the time I hit 17, I had no clue what I wanted to be when I "grew up." My focus was simply on graduating high school, going onto college, and then perhaps becoming a film critic. Good luck with that, past self.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Getting "Very Close" to J-Idris; the Return of 5 For Fighting With...Five For Fighting

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.14.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

No matter the decade, every girl or boy who had a respective Bat or Bar Mitzvah knows every single line of Kool and the Gang's "Celebration" verbatim.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: High Five! Five for Fighting Sings For Hawaii Five-O

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo/Jeremy Cowart John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting has the unique ability (and sensibility) to move people to tears with his music. His songwrit...

Yellowcard's 9/11 Tribute "Believe," Plus Chats with FFF's John Ondrasik, TDWP's Mike Hranica, OCMS's Ketch Secor and Max Frost

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Written after the tragedy of 9/11, Yellowcard's song "Believe" -- from their 1993 breakthrough album Ocean Avenue -- was written as a thank you to first responders in the police, fire department, and other heroes.

Five For Fighting Frontman On Reviving His Accidental 9/11 Anthem

AP | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

NEW YORK (Associated Press) -- John Ondrasik sat on the stage at Madison Square Garden, looked out at the crowd and immediately knew something special...

HuffPost Reviews: Hall & Oates, Baez & Dylan, Simon & Ondrasik, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Filled to the brim with radio staples like "Sara Smile," "Maneater," "Rich Girl," and about 25 other significant charters, Hall and Oates' new 74-track assembly truly is one of the best box sets ever released.

Calling On Ellen DeGeneres, Christie Brinkley And Other Stars: No More "Race For the Cure" Cancer Money to Hadassah Lieberman

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

As a three time breast cancer survivor, I do not believe that those who "race for the cure" and donate their hard earned dollars think they're doing it so the money can go to Hadassah Lieberman.

New Tunes On Monday: Green Day, Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood, Tori Amos, Kate Voegele, and Mat Kearney

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though Tori Amos' career may have suffered from being overly prolific and recording some questionable cover songs, every new album is a bouquet of interesting, intelligent songs for her loyal fans.