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Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

Going Out With a Head Bang: 10 More Foo Fighters Songs for Letterman

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

At first glance, Dave Grohl and Dave Letterman have little in common other than sharing the same first name. While Letterman grew up in Indiana and was married for the first time in 1969, the same year Grohl was born in Ohio, the two eventually became power players in the same decade.

Nirvana or the Disenchantment of Love in the Life of a Seminarian

Benjamin Brenkert | Posted 05.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Benjamin Brenkert

By the time I was 18, I realized that I had a rather strong libido, but I also discerned that God was calling me to be a Roman Catholic priest. That's a bummer, too strong sex drive and wanting to be a priest, who takes a vow of celibacy!

Getting Rid of My Act

Dean Opperman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Comedy
Dean Opperman

Far from being the leafy path to serenity, self help became the greasy downhill slide into insanity. I didn't snap out of it until I realized I was wrapping my legs in seaweed and singing to the seals as part of a Loon Point yoga-thin.

You Won't Find Happiness at the Finish Line

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Of course, love isn't the only way to find this feeling we all seek. Happiness can come, for example, from expressing your passions or giving to others. But the first step in this journey is realizing that you won't find what you're looking for at the finish line.

The Meaning of Life: Be of Service to Others

Larry Dvoskin | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Larry Dvoskin

Here is a wonderful, heartwarming story of how a friend and I helped to be of service to someone who died long ago, to get his music out from beyond the grave and thus fulfill a piece of our own destinies.

9 Things We Learned From The Kurt Cobain Doc 'Montage of Heck'

rollingstonelogo | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By BY DAVID FEAR and JASON NEWMAN You would have thought that, 21 years after Kurt Cobain to...

Why Kurt Cobain's Mother Was 'Furious' With New Documentary

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment

Director Brett Morgen's "Montage of Heck" is winning rave reviews for its deeply intimate portrait of the late Kurt Cobain, who is depicted through jo...

Kurt Cobain: Defended Against His Devotees?

John Covach | Posted 05.03.2015 | Entertainment
John Covach

Montage of Heck may help viewers see beyond the Cobain myth. That myth, however, has had enormous staying power, and partly because it resonates within rock history.

A New Kurt Cobain Album Is Reportedly On The Way

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.02.2015 | Entertainment

Smells like new music! According to "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" director Brett Morgen, an album of unreleased Kurt Cobain songs is coming soon. ...

ReThink Review: Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck - The Man Inside the Wail

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.24.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

It's difficult to imagine a documentary about Kurt Cobain that could be more thorough, intimate, and definitive than Montage of Heck, which has more than enough rare and exclusive material that will surely be new to even the most obsessive Nirvana completist.

You Can Stay In Kurt Cobain & Courtney Love's Former Apartment

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment

Nirvana fans can now get closer than ever to the late Kurt Cobain. The musician's former Los Angeles apartment, which he lived in with Courtney Love, ...

Beatles, Nirvana Among Greatest Rock Hall Induction-Ceremony Moments (VIDEO)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 04.17.2015 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Much of the buzz around the 2014 Induction Ceremony centered on who -- if anyone -- would perform songs from Nirvana's celebrated catalog. Inductees Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, as well as longtime Nirvana rhythm player (and Germs punk) Pat Smear were on hand, ready to play, but who would bravely fill the impossibly large shoes of departed frontman Kurt Cobain?

Frances Bean Cobain Says She's Not Really Into Nirvana

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 04.09.2015 | Entertainment

Sorry to anyone out there who expected Frances Bean Cobain to be a raging Nirvana fan. Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine about the new HBO documen...

Here's What Legendary Rock Bands Look Like Morphed Into One Face

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.03.2015 | Fifty

Like the Beatles song goes, we've just seen a face we can't forget. But it isn't one of the Fab Four -- it's all of them mashed together. Below are...

Is This The Most Relaxing Home On Earth?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

In Buddhism, nirvana is believed to be a transcendent state in which there is neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self. In real estate, it's the n...

Lead Belly: Songster of Mythic Proportions

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Lead Belly's life was a narrative of mastery and resistance, like Zora Neale Hurston's High John De Conquer or folklore's John Henry. His songs are a vast and varied banquet of Americana cooked up and served through the genius of one man.

(R)evolution in Film: Brett Morgan's 'Cobain: Montage of Heck'

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Kurt Cobain has been called the canary in the coal mine of American youth, as well as the icon of the dying Age of Pisces. Yet, there was a legend built around the artist's entrance into "the 27 club" when he committed suicide in 1994, taking away from the timelessness of his universal message.

What Is the Evidence That Confirms a Person Has Achieved Enlightenment?

Terry Mollner | Posted 04.10.2015 | Good News
Terry Mollner

My best friend Johnny and I were on the way back from seeing the movie Wild. During the drive home, while for a few moments sitting in silence in the passenger seat next to him, I became aware that I was feeling sad.

Discussion with Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.01.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Eleven years before the release of Nirvana's juggernaut Nevermind during the apex of glam metal, Sub Pop Records was a fledgling Xerox-and-X-Acto-knife-produced fanzine that championed local music scenes across the country.

JT Burke's Paradise Circus Pops Up at the LA Art Show

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

For Burke, the allegory of Paradise Circus is not really about satirizing any individual faith per se, his own or anyone's -- it's more about shining a light on the absurdity of killing one another over competing theories of the unknowable.

Bill Corgan Blasts Pearl Jam And Foo Fighters

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment

Billy Corgan is still the ultimate '90s alternative-rock god, according to Billy Corgan. During a new interview on "The Howard Stern Show," the Sm...

Listen To A Nirvana-Era Solo Demo From Dave Grohl

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

In the most recent episode of Foo Fighters' album tie-in HBO series, "Sonic Highways," Dave Grohl and company took us to Seattle. Focusing mostly on G...

What I Gained From Having A Sister And No Brothers

Joe DeProspero | Posted 01.18.2015 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

By having a sister, I developed an early respect for the opposite sex I may not have if I had been an only child or one of three brothers.

Listen To Kurt Cobain's Pre-Nirvana 'Mixtape'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

Before Nirvana released its debut album, "Bleach," in 1989, Kurt Cobain released a "mixtape" in 1988, titled, as one would expect coming from the grun...