When I'm having a bad day, nothing puts me in a better mood than jamming out to the songs on my iPod's "Inspiration" playlist.
Everybody needs a Thneed. The question is, does anybody need Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, the feature-length, CG animated, 3D, big screen adaptation of the legendary children's author's environmental parable?
There will always be sensational outliers in the world of pop music. But for every Chris Brown, there is a Bon Iver; for every Lady Gaga, there is a Mumford and Sons.
Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.
Because the Beach Boys are not only reuniting and performing on the Grammy Awards -- they're also completely redefining the use of the word "Boys."
Every year Animal Fair Media readers vote for the celebrity pet they believe are: The Most Eligible Pets. Hopeful contenders are 'wing pets' to some of the most recognizable media darlings from the sports, political and entertainment industries.
Come January 31, 2012, Jeff Lorber Fusion's Galaxy album will hit the streets. Here's a taste of the album, a track titled "Horace," that's an exclusive download for readers of The Huffington Post.
I do not know if Herman Cain ever cheated with Atlanta businesswoman Ginger White. But this much I do know: the worse the personal behavior, the better the song.
We can't let corporations become the Internet's judge, jury and executioner. If the Stop Online Piracy Act is allowed to stand, we could see the private sector's police powers expand to a point that undermines the fundamental openness of the Internet.
The name of the title character of Janie Jones is meant to resonate with a certain generation: "Oh, like the Clash song," someone says early on in the...
For the past few months Taylor Swift has been traveling from city to city on her 2011 Speak Now World Tour. As a fan I have to say, it was enchanting, sparkling, and I absolutely loved it.
I don't know if Amanda Knox is innocent, but I'm pretty sure she's not guilty. So here's a playlist for a young woman who appears to have been caught up in an Italian legal system that makes our own imperfect system look a hell of a lot better.
Chris Cornell has a new single, "The Kepper", from the Machine Gun Preacher film and soundtrack. Here he discusses how it came together.
I'm not a big fan of adults, and I'm frankly beginning to doubt their ability to make our world a better place. Take Congress -- please. On the other hand, I've been heartened in recent weeks by working on The 2011 VH1 Do Something! Awards.
A note to moms: If you're thinking about taking your daughters to see Taylor Swift as their first concert, and maybe your first show since the Indigo Girls in 1996, please don't. If you're thinking you'll see a sweet Southern singer/songwriter on stage with her guitar, a few pretty dresses, and simplistic but heartfelt lyrics, you won't.