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Impossible Goals and My Quest to Lose 175 Pounds

Don McNay | Posted 01.01.2015 | Business
Don McNay

Some people think aiming to lose 175 pounds is insane. For me, it is the only way to get there. When I've set "impossible" goals in a business setting, I've always made them. I get excited and motivated. Small goals don't interest me at all.

Johnny Cash's Son Arrested After Stripping At Airport

www.newser.com | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment

In an incident his father could probably have turned into a pretty good country song, Mounties arrested an allegedly drunken John Carter Cash after he...

How I Dodged Barbies and Boy Bands

Mara Menachem | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
Mara Menachem

My diverse taste in music, art and film is due to their influence, and my natural sense of style created out of these components. It wasn't intentional, but my big brothers made me pretty darn cool.

Backstage Pass: With Lindi Ortega at AmericanaFest

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Onstage, this feisty cowpunk of Mexican-Irish descent talks tough, wears cowboys boots that match the color of her ruby-red lipstick (and her Gibson J-200) and prefers to sing Johnny Cash instead of Bob Dylan.

Laura Cantrell Finds Her Way Back to Nashville, Naturally

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"I'm sorry. I'm just prattling on," she said. Her unnecessary apology came in the middle of a fascinating response about proudly growing up in Music City USA and how she first made an indirect connection to the industry in a carpool driven by a guy whose parents were "Rocky Top" songwriters Felice and Boudleaux Bryant.

20 Essential American Jams To Celebrate The 4th Like An American

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 07.03.2014 | Entertainment

Besides fireworks, grilled meats, beer and waving the flag, there's no better way to celebrate the birth of America than by singing America. While the...

Carlene Carter and the Unbroken Circle

Michael Simmons | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Simmons

If there's a better hardcore country record in 2014 than Carlene Carter's Carter Girl, I haven't heard it.

Chats With Camper Van Beethoven's Victor Krummenacher, The Ready Set's Jordan Witzigreuter, Alex Orbison and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jordan Witzigreuter: "I wrote a bunch of songs -- 70 or so -- over the past two years, and only a few of those 70 were even considered for this album. I tend to like a song when I finish it, give it a week, and then I'm over it, so the ones that made the cut were the ones I still felt passionately about."

WATCH: Rosanne Cash Opens Up About Her Father

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 04.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Rosanne Cash found inspiration for her latest album, "The River & The Thread," during a visit to the childhood home of her father Johnny Cash. The Gra...

Johnny Cash Hits the Campaign Trail in South Dakota Senate Race

Mike Lux | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

This is not the kind of careful, cautious, traditional race that the D.C. establishment would advise Rick to do, but he doesn't care -- because he believes that big money special interests are destroying the American economy for middle-class and working poor people.

Masters Of Sex, Girls & 'Boogie Train': Conversations with Michael Penn and Foghat's Roger Earl

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

For me, the collaboration is sort of akin to working with a lyricist. There's no lyrics in the score, so you're basically working with the scenes as lyric and trying to find a way to emotionally support what's going on with that.

Johnny Cash Discusses Painkiller Addiction In Lost Interview

Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment

PBS' Blank on Blank series repurposes rare interviews with legendary figures using stop-motion animation. The latest superstar to get the treatment is...

An Oak Ridge Boy and a Carter Girl: Conversations With Joe Bonsall and Carlene Carter, Plus a George Michael Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

You have a new album, Carter Girl, that takes you back to your roots. What does being a Carter Girl mean to you?

The Quirkiest Country Music Song Titles

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Some of the greatest storytellers have been country music artists. Think about Patsy Cline's "Crazy" and "I Fall to Pieces," or Hank Williams' "Your Cheating Heart," and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry."

New Carlene Carter Album Bridges Three Generations

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Carlene Carter's new album Carter Girl (Rounder), a tribute to the musical heritage of her fabled family, is a triumph. "Legendary" is a shamefully o...

The Surprising Album That Could Break Adele's Record

Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment

Is Adele's hot streak about to be bested by a Disney soundtrack? Probably not, but it's fun to postulate anyway. The "Frozen" album is eyeing its e...

Legendary Singer's Relative Found Stabbed To Death

Posted 03.21.2014 | Crime

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The great-niece of the late singer Johnny Cash has been found stabbed to death and stuffed in a box in a house, authorities...

The Ballad of Ira Hayes

Doug Bradley | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
Doug Bradley

Unlike other vets plagued by similar tribulations, Ira Hayes had to deal with his demons out in the open where everyone could see.

Heidi Howe's Love: Looking for the Same Kind of Crazy

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Music integrates the acts of loving and gives us a broad view, a deep view about our hearts and is apropos to the Valentine sentiment. The hallmark of country is living the good ol' life of the singer.

After a Sugar Rush, Amy Stroup Can See Clearly Now With Tunnel Vision

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The Boston native learned a lot about Amy/Sugar while making her first solo full-length record since 2011's The Other Side of Love Sessions.

How Johnny Cash's Boyhood Home Shaped the Man in Black

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By David Robert Weible The Cash home in Dyess before Arkansas Sate acquired it in 2011. Listening to his music, it's easy to picture a young Johnny...

Conversations With Thomas Dolby and Lindi Ortega, Plus Exclusives From Brett Dennen and Eric Hall

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"In the USA, there are thousands of lighthouses around the coast here and there is a doomsday list of 46 that are at peril from either erosion or vandalism. ... I just feel like most people that you meet have a memory of one lighthouse or another. They're so evocative and so comforting somehow. It just seems very sad that we would let these slip away."

Conversations With Seymour Stein, Lori Lieberman and Sun Records' Josh Collum, Collin Brace & Julie Roberts, Plus an Ed Kowalczyk Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Back in my teens, New York WAS the music business. ... I'd go up to Harlem to buy my records. It was a straight line on the D train from King's Highway to 125th street, and they had great record stores up there. ... I mean, I just couldn't think of a better place to be."

Here's A Show With A Lotta Rock History You Won't Want To Miss

Pat Gallagher | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Picture it. It's December 4, 1956. The place: Sun Records' storefront studio in Memphis, TN. The 'Father of Rock 'n' Roll,' Sam Phillips, who discovered all four musical icons, unite Elvis, Jerry Lee, Carl and Johnny for an impromptu recording session that is now labeled 'one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions of all time.'

Johnny Cash's Daughter Remembers Her Father

Posted 09.12.2013 | Celebrity

It's hard to believe Johnny Cash died 10 years ago today. The beloved singer-songwriter and actor died at 71 of complications from diabetes on Sep...