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Leonard Cohen's Favorite Greek Singer: Athena Andreadis

Ira Israel | Posted 02.04.2017 | Home
Ira Israel

Many years ago while visiting Greece, Leonard Cohen was asked who his favorite Greek singer was. "Athena," he replied without hesitation. While making...

Dear 2016, I'd like a Refund

Allen Callaci | Posted 01.08.2017 | Home
Allen Callaci

What can be said about 2016? It was a year that began with the death of Ziggy Stardust and ended with the keys of the free world being handed over to ...

Saying Goodbye to Modern Mythmakers in 2016- Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Add to a Heartbreaking List

Kari Henley | Posted 12.29.2016 | Home
Kari Henley

Carrie Fisher Debbie Reynolds George Michael Prince David Bowie Leonard Cohen And to so many others.......May the Force be with you- Always. No...

The Luxuries We Need

Yara Zgheib | Posted 12.05.2016 | Home
Yara Zgheib

The object of our lives is to look at, listen to, touch, taste things. Without them, - these sticks, stones, feathers, shells, - there is no Deity. -...

The Crack In Everything Widens: A Dirge For Leonard Cohen

Sezin Koehler | Posted 12.02.2016 | Home
Sezin Koehler

Leonard Cohen's words and music have made us feel our lives are poetry in motion. That our pain, our love, our fights through difficult lives are actually moving and breathing art projects; we ourselves, our lives are art.

Leonard Cohen: A Thank You to a Spiritual Giant

Matthew Fox | Posted 11.28.2016 | Home
Matthew Fox

It is Thanksgiving Day and I have set aside some meditation time to be with the late Leonard Cohen who died seventeen days ago at the age of 82, leavi...

This Thanksgiving, Tell A Story Of Cowboys And Indians With A Happy Ending

Yara Zgheib | Posted 11.24.2016 | Home
Yara Zgheib

Then perhaps you could tell a more recent story of Indians and cowboys. Of the Standing Rock Sioux and Energy Transfer Partners in a stand off over a stretch of land; that spot where Montana meets North Dakota, that is rich in oil reserves.

Leonard Cohen's Death Sheds Light On Link Between Falls And Health Problems

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.22.2016 | Home

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died after falling in his home, his manager has now revealed, but can falls signal poor health in older adul...

So long, Leonard Cohen, Jewish Seeker who defied all Categories

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Carlo Strenger

Leonard Cohen, in a lifelong, tortuous journey filled with love, success, loneliness, deep suffering and a relentless search for his own truth, truly ...

Leonard Cohen Died In His Sleep After A Fall, Manager Says

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen died in his sleep after a fall in his Los Angeles home in the middle of the night, his manager ha...

Remembering Leonard Cohen

Barry D. Wood | Posted 11.14.2016 | Home
Barry D. Wood

When in 2014 I cycled across southern California I passed near Mt. Baldy, where Cohen spent years in solitary pursuit of Zen enlightenment. Gazing at the snow-capped mountain not far from L.A., I smiled remembering Cohen's observation that he spent endless hours there shoveling snow.

Leonard Cohen's Son Writes Moving Post About Burying His Father

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.14.2016 | Home

Just a few days after the death of beloved musician Leonard Cohen, the artist’s son, Adam, buried his father. The younger Cohen penned a beautiful n...

'SNL' Does Its Patriotic Duty

John Thompson | Posted 11.14.2016 | Home
John Thompson

We will keep up this battle for democracy by drawing upon art, comedy, music, street theater, and smart political tactics to declare that racism and sexism can't take over the White House.

Kate McKinnon As Clinton Sings Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.15.2016 | Home

Kate McKinnon returned as Hillary Clinton to give an exquisite rendition of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” on “Saturday Night Live.” With acto...

'Leaving The Table'--A Eulogy For Leonard Cohen

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 11.15.2016 | Home
Daniel J. Kushner

And as I struggle to come to terms with the world's loss of Cohen, his lyrics appear now as the most prescient wisdom, the most pressing truth.

Judy Collins at Café Carlyle: Leonard Cohen's Legacy

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.11.2016 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Judy Collins ended her set at the Café Carlyle yesterday with Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne," a bittersweet homage to the Canadian novelist, composer, and...

Here Is Every Cover Of Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' We Could Find

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.14.2016 | Home

We know there is a secret chord that every musician in the whole wide world has played, and it pleases us all. Or rather, chords. More specifically, t...

The World Mourns Leonard Cohen -- A Loss It Didn't Need Right Now

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.11.2016 | Home

Prince, David Bowie, Gene Wilder ― 2016 has been full of tough losses. And Thursday’s announcement of singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen...

RIP Leonard Cohen: The Joy Of Words And The Art Of Gloom

David Hinckley | Posted 11.11.2016 | Home
David Hinckley

Leonard Cohen, who died this week at the age of 82, exuded nothing but cool.

Leonard Cohen: First He Took Manhattan, Then He Took Berlin

Greg Mitchell | Posted 11.12.2016 | Home
Greg Mitchell

I wrote the following this morning and now comes word tonight that Leonard Cohen, one of the greatest writers of our time (poet, novelist, songwriter)...

Leonard Cohen's Folk Ballads Defined The Great 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.13.2016 | Home

Leonard Cohen’s oft-covered “Hallelujah” is such a soundtrack staple that it’s become a cliché. Used to accentuate wistful emotions in movies...

Legendary Musician Leonard Cohen Dead At 82

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.12.2016 | Home

Canadian singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, whose voice was as golden as his lyrics were moving, has died, Sony Music confirmed on his Faceboo...

Leonard Cohen Reveals He's 'Ready To Die' In Candid Interview

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.13.2016 | Home

In a new interview with The New Yorker, music icon Leonard Cohen has revealed that, at age 82, he’s “ready to die.” Cohen, whose new album “Y...

Leonard Cohen Marks His 82nd Birthday With A Chilling New Song

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home

On his 82nd birthday, the legendary Leonard Cohen decided to give his fans a special gift in the form of an dark, brooding new song titled “You Want...

Hugh Christopher Brown's "Superior": Best Song Never Heard In America

Ira Israel | Posted 12.14.2016 | Home
Ira Israel

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the creator, there is no p...