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The Black Lips Confront Gene Simmons On HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With their faces painted black and white, much like KISS, members of indie rock band The Black Lips ambushed KISS frontman Gene Simmons on Monday's ed...

Gene Simmons: Terry Gross Is 'Arrogant And Insulting'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.12.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

KISS frontman Gene Simmons is no stranger to outlandish statements. He is a showman, something he made apparent Monday on HuffPost Live, when Simmons ...

Gene Simmons To Immigrants: 'Learn Goddamn English'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Gene Simmons, nee Chaim Witz, immigrated to the United States with his mother when he was eight years old. In the 56 years since, Simmons has carved o...

Part II: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

Mari Lyles | Posted 09.22.2014 | Women
Mari Lyles

Kissing seems like it would be one of those instinctive things humans do like yawning, stretching or scratching. After all, what is the big deal about two pairs of lips locking together? However, some kisses can be relationship-ending turnoffs.


The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports

Winning a stage of the Tour de France usually means a moment or two of glory as you don the famous yellow jersey and trade kisses with the gals on the...

The Loud Zone - The Gay Roots of CBGB

Binky Philips | Posted 08.30.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

When all is said and done, is anyone surprised that it was gay men and women who were the actual forefront of the CBGB/Max's Musical Revolution of the mid-to-late 70s?

Ben Savage Opens Up About Cory's First Kiss With Topanga

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.25.2014 | Entertainment

When Topanga Lawrence kissed Cory Matthews in the fourth episode of "Boy Meets World," it was a huge moment for both characters: their first kiss. Ben...

KISS Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Few bands short of the Beatles inspired more kids to play the guitar and drums than KISS.

Conversations with KISS' Paul Stanley, Joseph Arthur and Katy Tiz, Plus Hans Chew's Strange Love Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Paul Stanley: "What continues to resonate 40 years later is a band that stands its ground, that bows to no one, that sings about self-empowerment and about following your own path, and celebrating life."

KISS Frontman Claims Some Bandmates Were Anti-Semitic

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.08.2014 | Celebrity

KISS frontman Paul Stanley reportedly says in his new memoir that former bandmates Ace Frehley and Peter Criss were anti-Semitic. According to the ...

KISS Blew It!

Binky Philips | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Hey, kids, how 'bout let's start with a caveat! I have been friends with Paul Stanley since 1969, when I first met Stan Eisen in high school. I've kn...

An Anthropologist Looks at the Positive and Negative Reactions to "The First Kiss" Video

Bob Deutsch | Posted 05.18.2014 | Media
Bob Deutsch

Last week the Wren Clothing Company produced a video showing 10 separate couples -- people who were strangers to each other -- kissing for the first t...

An Important Lesson From KISS About Rock n' Roll, Divorce and Remarriage

Mark A. Barondess | Posted 05.16.2014 | Divorce
Mark A. Barondess

You might be surprised to learn that the decision of KISS not to perform at their induction into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame this year actually gives us an important lesson about Rock n' Roll, divorce and remarriage. Allow me to explain.

Brennan Williams

WATCH: How To Direct The Perfect Valentine's Day Kiss | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.20.2014 | Black Voices

What goes into a perfect kiss? You need skill and technique, and a lot of communication with your significant other. Everybody's personal preferences ...

Valentine's Day the Tantric Way

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver

As Valentine's Day approaches, we may be looking for ways to celebrate, whether we are in a relationship or single. For the couple, the traditional a...

Who Remembers Kissing Jane Pauley First?

Tim McHenry | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

GPS for the Soul has just posted a clip from the Rubin's Brainwave series from 2012. Broadcaster Jane Pauley and MIT's Sebastian Seung come together t...

My Kiss Years: A Reflection and Celebration of Their Induction Into the Rock Hall of Fame

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.17.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

That first time remains my fondest memory of all. They scared the bejabbers out of the adults we passed -- quite deliberately -- on their way to the place where the contest would be held.

KISS, Peter Gabriel And Nirvana Among Rock Hall Of Fame Inductees

Reuters | Mary Milliken | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Nirvana, the influential Seattle grunge band founded by the late Kurt Cobain, and the flamboyant 1970s rockers from KISS were amo...

He Never Kisses Me Anymore

Chrisanna Northrup | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Chrisanna Northrup

Kissing passionately takes two and if both people in the relationship stop initiating the passionate kiss, it eventually goes away. When it's gone, it's sometimes hard to bring back.

Excerpt: 'Nothin' To Lose -- The Making of KISS'... I Attend KISS' Third Rehearsal

Binky Philips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

About six weeks ago, !T Books released Nothin' To Lose -- The Making of KISS, a superb oral history of the band's earliest years, written with love and respect by Ken Sharp.

Nothin' To Lose - The Making of KISS - 1972 - 1975: The Story of How My Two High School Buddies, Starchild and Monster, Made It Big!

Binky Philips | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

"Nothin' To Lose" offers a richly detailed day-to-day accounting of all the myths in their legend, and the mundanity of a band's early life, as they really happened...

Russia's Ban on the Spread of 'Nontraditional Sexual Relations'

Lisa Chau | Posted 11.05.2013 | World
Lisa Chau

It's a clear sign Putin is doing everything within his power to prevent a massive social controversy from occurring. In the end, it will be a surprise if all the political maneuvering and rhetoric has any effect on the Olympics.

Never Been Kissed?

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.28.2013 | Comedy

People in movies never kiss. But they "almost" do. Just when you think your favorite stars are about to steal a smooch, and put an end to the building...

New L.A. Football Team Owned By KISS

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.16.2013 | Sports

Jon Bon Jovi did it. Now KISS is doing it. Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, two founding members of legendary band KISS, became the latest rock 'n' r...

July 27, 1973: The 40th Anniversary of the Release of the Debut Album by The New York Dolls... Their Fan Club President Remembers

Binky Philips | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The New York Dolls not being in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame is an absurdity. Their musical/cultural impact is still being felt FORTY YEARS LATER.