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The Phil Collins Backlash

Roger Weisman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment
Roger Weisman

So Phil Collins has been big in the news the past few weeks. Rolling Stone magazine wrote that the former Genesis drummer and mega-selling solo artist would be coming out of retirement. Fans rejoiced, and so did Internet trolls.

Allen Toussaint: Another Titan of New Orleans Music Passes Away

Stephen Maloney | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment
Stephen Maloney

Legendary musician, songwriter and producer Allen Toussaint passed away on November 9, 2015, at the age of 77. The New Orleans native was instrumental in creating and sustaining much of the music that has come out of the Crescent City since the late 1960s.

Pope Francis Rocks!

Adriana Aristizábal | Posted 09.27.2015 | New York
Adriana Aristizábal

Whether Pope Francis was addressing the U.S. Congress, the United Nations, or making speeches on difficult global issues like immigration, refugees, climate change, and war or visiting students, memorials, or joining with thousands of families at public events, his genuine voice and his presence was heard in America this week.

The Prevalence Of Sexual Assault On College Campuses Is Too High To Ignore

Dante Ricci, Ph.D. | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Dante Ricci, Ph.D.

Sexual violence can have such serious and lasting repercussions for survivors and bystanders alike that even one sexual assault is still too many.

Someone Should Have Warned Kid Rock Not To Mess With Queen Bey

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.05.2015 | Black Voices

After slamming the ticket prices of Justin Timberlake and Jay Z’s 2013 “Legends of the Summer” tour, Kid Rock is making headlines once again -- ...

The Potential Political Implications Of Rolling Stone's UVA Rape Controversy

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women

In the wake of an amplified conversation about the number of rape allegations coming from behind the closed doors of the ivory tower, Sen. Kirsten Gil...

Protect Our Daughters... and Our Sons

Joe Seldner | Posted 02.06.2015 | Crime
Joe Seldner

Once a false accusation is in the air, people tend to believe it. Where there's smoke, and all that nonsense. It doesn't seem to matter if the smoke is there because an arsonist set the fire.

Why I Still Believe Rape Survivors

John Foubert | Posted 02.06.2015 | College
John Foubert

As people begin to question the integrity of the Rolling Stone journalist who broke the UVA rape story, the veracity of the survivor, and whether this whole issue should ever have been raised in the first place, there are many lessons we can all learn as this story continues to unfold. We need to stand together against sexual violence.

WATCH: Matt Taibbi And JPMorgan Chase Whistleblower Explain $9 Billion Cover-Up

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Matt Taibbi, the notoriously hard-hitting journalist known for his work with Rolling Stone, published a searing article on Thursday revealing what he ...

Against Me! Singer Digs Deep About Coming Out As Transgender

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Laura Jane Grace, the lead vocalist for the punk-rock band Against Me!, came out as transgender in 2012. Since then, she has been open and honest abou...

#AOLBUILD Welcomes Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and @SexTapeMovie Director, Jake Kasdan

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment

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Morality, the Zeitgeist, and D**k Jokes: How Post-Carlin Comedians Like Louis C.K. Have Become This Generation's True Philosophers

Nick Simmons | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Nick Simmons

They said it about Hicks, and they said it about Carlin: they were not only comedians, but great thinkers. They were cultural commentators, who just happen to pepper in some d**k jokes for good measure.

RZA Fires Back At Raekwon's Diss: 'I'm Walkin' Hip-Hop!'

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In a HuffPost Live interview Tuesday, rap legend RZA fired back at fellow Wu-Tang MC Raekwon, who called RZA's solo work "mediocre" in a recent Rollin...

Times Three

Tony Woodcock | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Note: In recent weeks, I've been blown away by three new recordings. Two are by alumni of New England Conservatory, the third is by an old colleague a...

Our Job as Americans, According to Time Magazine, Is to Destroy the Planet

Charles Alexander | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Charles Alexander

Why can't most business executives, economists, politicians and journalists see the big picture? Why is "environment" hardly ever in their vocabulary, much less a priority? A good example of the cluelessness displayed by our so-called leading thinkers can be found in the August 12 issue of Time.

Why We Need to See What the Monsters Look Like

Scott DiMarco | Posted 09.25.2013 | Media
Scott DiMarco

Several major retail chains have refused to sell the Rolling Stone with Tsarnaev on the cover due to poor taste and insensitivity. This is a different type of insensitivity -- insensitivity to the role of a free press and responsible journalism.

I Confess: An Open Letter to the National Security Agency

James Heffernan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Comedy
James Heffernan

I have just now learned how hard you are working to gather information about everything that Americans say on the phone and do over the Internet.

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows What Americans Think Of Controversial Magazine Cover | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.20.2013 | Media

Most Americans think Rolling Stone's "The Bomber" cover featuring accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is inappropriate, according to a ne...

No Rolling Stone News Is Bad News

Crystal Duan | Posted 09.18.2013 | College
Crystal Duan

Critics have raged that putting Tsarnaev in a spot normally devoted to sex symbols or entertainment legends makes the magazine glorify his actions.

Dear Rolling Stone...

Will Stephen | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media
Will Stephen

This is not subversive. This is not anti-establishment. It's not fun, alt-y, cool, or even solemn. This is thoughtless, irresponsible abuse of your cultural authority, and reckless exploitation of a terrible tragedy.

Scott Law: A Master of His Guitar

Maggie Sergio | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Maggie Sergio

Often, I do find myself saddened by everything that is wrong with our world. However, I've also learned the importance of gratitude that our planet has musicians like Scott, who in pursuit of his own self-knowledge, shares his gift with us all.

Best Music Venues, According To Rolling Stone

Posted 04.26.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you want to see the President of the United States or the band The Presidents Of The United States Of America or your favorite tourin...

Teyana Taylor Recreates Topless Janet Jackson Cover

Huffington Post | Michelle Marques | Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices

Teyana Taylor is known to take some pretty crazy fashion risks. Have you seen her 'Super Sweet 16' dress? But it's the latest look from the G.O.O.D Mu...

McKibben's Climate Change Masterpiece Is Strictly by the Numbers

Neil Wagner | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Bill McKibben's recent piece in Rolling Stone is probably the best piece ever written about the dire straights anthropogenic climate change has presented the human race.

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #9, "Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Tim tells them fashion and music are inextricably linked -- "Think about the Beatles! Or Lady Gaga!" -- and their friends at Garnier have partnered with Rolling Stone "to make rock and roll history" by presenting an unsigned band on the cover of the magazine.