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9 Book Recommendations Based On Your Favorite Pop Songs

Penguin Teen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Home
Penguin Teen

There's a recipe for having the best vacation ever: perfect summer jam + perfect summer read = beach blanket bliss. This guide will help you match the song you'll be playing on repeat till Labor Day with the book you won't be able to put down.

The 7 Most Bizarre Rock Star Deaths

Jeremy Simmonds | Posted 01.30.2013 | Home
Jeremy Simmonds

If legendary DJ Alan Freed is going to tell us to "live fast, die young and have a good looking corpse," then expect us to come along for the ride - or, at least, watch open-mouthed from the sidewalk as the casualties rack up.

The 15 Best Cover Songs EVER

Posted 11.01.2012 | Home

The following is an excerpt from Dylan Jones's The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music [Picador, $25.00]: They are often redundant, frequently...

Popular Rock Album Gets Adapted Into Steampunk Novel

Kevin J. Anderson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Home
Kevin J. Anderson

Neil approached me as he was developing the overall story for Clockwork Angels. He had visions of a steampunk world and a grand adventure; I helped as a sounding board as he created some of the scenes, characters and plot twists.

LISTEN: The 11 Saddest Songs Ever

Adam Brent Houghtaling | Posted 10.21.2012 | Home
Adam Brent Houghtaling

My book ends with a list of the top 100 saddest songs, which stands as a culmination of the book as a whole. In it rests the sum of the hundreds of hours I spent listening to the saddest music in the world. I pulled from all genres--jazz, rock, classical, country, etc.--and across six centuries.

11 Ways To Be An 80s Rock Star

Jordan Hart | Posted 08.27.2012 | Home
Jordan Hart

For most guys today, wearing a leotard, blush, and constantly being covered in glitter would get you nothing but ridicule. In the 80s, it got you fame, fortune, and bras sent to you in the mail.

9 Song Lyrics You Probably Have Wrong

Posted 06.20.2012 | Home

If you're of the "if you don't know the words, sing it anyway!" camp, you've probably belted out a few nonsensical lyrics, met with laughs and jabs fr...