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What the FBI Director Could Learn From the Rolling Stones

Richard A. Clarke | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Richard A. Clarke

FBI Director James Comey wants is to put a backdoor in all encryption software so he can read and listen to scrambled messages, with a court order of course. What government doesn't want that?

Watch Taylor Swift And Mick Jagger Perform '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.28.2015 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift can't stop, won't stop expanding her squad, and there's nothing we can do about it.  The latest member to join is none other than r...

Famous Figures Meet Their Younger Selves In Art Series

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty

Colombian graphic artist Fulvio Obregon has combined the young with the old -- and added some bite -- in his collection of illustrations “...

Bartering With Your Life: A Conversation With Siobhan Adcock

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 09.15.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Bridget, the main character in Siobhan Adcock's novel, The Barter, faces one of life's hardest questions: what would you give to save your family? To save your life? Adcock spoke to me about the nature of sacrifice, how women barter, and the power of fairy tale.

Why Love Relationships Fail: If You Were Born with Venus Retrograde

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Larry Schwimmer

People with Venus retrograde often have to go through many relationships over a long period of time, to find their ideal mate.

Glastonbury Festival: The Meeting of the Tribes

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment
Stefan Simanowitz

While Glastonbury has undoubtedly become more mainstream, it has not lost sight of its origins. Beneath the commercialisation and the hype, its political heart still beats strong.

Stones' (Dis)Satisfaction Defined the Summer of '65

Candy Leonard | Posted 05.28.2015 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

Listening to "Satisfaction" today, I hear a tirade against a culture that thwarts the basic human need to feel fully alive and engaged -- intellectually, emotionally and physically.

The Rolling Stones: Zip Code Tour Opener in San Diego [PHOTOS]

Lindsey Best | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

Over Memorial Day weekend The Rolling Stones opened their Zip Code tour by delivering an extraordinarily energy packed set to a sold out crowd in Petco Park, San Diego, CA. Gary Clark, Jr. opened.

Sex, Drugs and Metamucil

Lee Gaitan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Fifty
Lee Gaitan

How is it possible that Sir Michael Philip Jagger, just shy of 72, is still whirling like a dervish while I can't tie my orthopedic shoes without triggering a muscle spasm?

Justin Timberlake: 'Always Pretend That You Are a Beginner'

Nora Oravecz | Posted 05.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nora Oravecz

"Use your life as a class." That is what Oprah's Master Class is about, what arrived to it's fourth season last year. They started the new season with...

Revisiting The Bottom Line: An Interview with Allan Pepper, Plus Jon Regen and Sarah Jaffe Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Bottom Line has been closed for eleven years, it closed January 2nd, 2004. I think about it all the time because I spent a great deal of my life there. One of the things I'm working on is an oral history viewed from the perspective of the performers who performed there.

12 Songs That Will Make You Fall In Love With Supergroups All Over Again

Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment

You know what’s better than one insanely popular band or one extremely successful artist? When they all merge together to create a beautiful, downri...

RIP Albert Maysles, Pioneer Documentarian Dead at 88

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

This is a boom time for Albert Maysles: his iconic Grey Gardens (1975) in a restored print is screening at Film Forum, and available from Criterion. A new documentary, Iris, about style legend Iris Apfel, a hit at the 2014 New York Film Festival will be released in late April.

Gimme Some Truth: Remembering Albert Maysles

Alex Simon | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

In November of 1987, I gave birth in the plains of Nepal. Soon after, members of the Brahman (high caste) family I'd married into began literacy classes for women. My teacher husband trained two young woman as facilitators.

60 Isn't What It Used To Be!

Roz Warren | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I' m 60. I could pass for younger. But why should I? I'd rather be honest than coy about my age. But while I'd never claim to be younger than I am, in my little AARP-aged heart I don't FEEL that old.

John Currin - No Fairy Tale (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

The Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills held its pre-Oscar exhibition with New-York-based master painter, John Currin. Currin arrived with his wife and children by his side, and although this was his night to shine, he adoringly gave his family most of his attention.

Bettye Lavette: Worthy at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wiry and wise to life's vicissitudes, soul singer Bettye Lavette took the stool at the Café Carlyle, commanding from that small perch a powerhouse of songs featuring her new album, Worthy.

That Time Kanye West "Discovered" Sir Paul McCartney: A Modern Fairytale

Chiara Cortese | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Chiara Cortese

So, for all you tweens and teens and people who live under rocks in general, just in case Kanye decides to do any more collaborating with old white dudes in the future, I've put together a little cheat sheet for you.

5 Reasons Rod Stewart Is Our Favorite Frontman On His 70th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.09.2015 | Fifty

Rod Stewart turns 70 on Saturday (Jan. 10), and in addition to wishing the rocker a happy birthday, we'd like to pay him a little tribute. Here are fi...

Larger Than Life: Zhenya Gershman

LuxEco Living | Posted 03.06.2015 | Los Angeles
LuxEco Living

LARGER THAN LIFE, Zhenya Gershman's latest art exhibition featuring over-sized portraits of iconic public and private figures opens Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Intriguing Facts About Prince William and Duchess Kate's NYC Hotel, The Carlyle

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

This past Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge swept into New York City for a whirlwind three-day trip. They met Jay-Z, Beyonce and LeBron James at a Brooklyn Nets versus Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball game in Brooklyn.

Simplify Your Thanksgiving Feast: Advice From Beloved Celebrity Chef Regina Charboneau

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.24.2014 | Taste
Jeryl Brunner

Looking for ways to make your Thanksgiving more manageable without skimping on festive? I turned to culinary superstar Regina Charboneau for some gui...

Why I Hope One Direction's Harry Styles Is Really Straight

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 01.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

If Styles ends up being straight, the implications of his recent statements would be practically revolutionary. At his age, following the "bro" code typically means acting as straight and narrow as possible. How many straight guys are comfortable with being mistaken for gay or bisexual?

James Brown on HBO: Deconstructing Mr. Dynamite's Moves

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Alex Gibney's documentary, Mr. Dynamite, limns the extraordinary rise of James Brown's career, and more: Interviews with his sidemen give a history of rhythm and blues, and race.

Stars, Small Parts, and German for Scorsese: Michael J. Burg on the Working Actor's Reality

Jaime Lubin | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

Michael J. Burg whispers his wisdom conspiratorially to me across our luxurious table at the Russian Tea Room.