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My So-Called Free-Range Childhood

Erika Milvy | Posted 05.03.2015 | Parents
Erika Milvy

When I read these gloating musings, I bristle. These parents were probably raised in suburbia, I think, sneering to myself a tiny bit. I'm contemptuous of these contemptuous parents with their Rockwell-esque reveries.

Get Back: A TV Comedy Writer Remembers

David S. Simon | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
David S. Simon

I lived through the sixties. By the hour. By the minute. By the second. I was not distracted by devices -- only of my own making. The music of the moment informed us. Educated us. Moved us. Bonded us. It was our universal language.

Mr. Jim Morrison. The Social And Political Visionary

Christos Terzides | Posted 02.22.2015 | Politics
Christos Terzides

How much do we know today about the life of Jim Morrison, one of the global music industry's most iconic artists who died forty-three years ago?

(R)evolution in Berlin: The David Bowie Epic Exclusively at Martin-Gropius-Bau

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Berlin was rumbling in early 2013 when David Bowie was appearing all over the city in the form of posters for his surprise album The Next Day, his first in a decade.

Sending My Kids to the '70s

Grown And Flown | Posted 01.01.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

If I didn't have it in 1977, you won't be allowed to have it in 2012.

What Woodward and Bernstein Got Wrong About Watergate

Will Bunch | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Will Bunch

The real crimes of the last 40 years didn't fit into the box that Woodward and Bernstein and the Watergate scandal helped to create. In the end, the real exceptionalism of Richard Nixon was merely that he was dumb enough to get caught. The rest of them all got away with it.

Springsteen in the Classroom

Craig Werner | Posted 05.20.2012 | College
Craig Werner

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning, I spend 75 minutes listening to and talking about Bruce Springsteen with twenty 19- and 20-year-old freshmen at the University of Wisconsin.

Steve Jobs' Google of the 60s: Whole Earth Catalog Revisited (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

In this video, Shelter editor Lloyd Kahn shows us a rare first issue of the Whole Earth Catalog, takes us for a tour of his homestead and gives us a sneak peek of his upcoming book Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter.

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #10, "Shake Your Booty"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Day 2. Tim comes in to spring a surprise on them; they will be required to create a second Seventies-inspired look with a budget of $50. "I guess it's not so little," says Anya, who created her first look with a budget of $11.50.

When God Tells You to Hate

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

The rise of incivility in our time displays behavior that cannot be eradicated. At best it is controlled. Sane, civil people have always been the gatekeepers of mature behavior and the teachers of morality.

CDs -- Matthew Sweet: Back In Bed With Susanna Hoffs

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Is there something in the air? Not since the Sixties has there been such an explosion of duet albums (at least in rock and roll).