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16 Greatest Monkeys On TV

Posted 08.10.2012 | TV

The biggest star on TV isn't even human! Crystal the Monkey who plays Dr. Rizzo, Justin Kirk's aid, on NBC's new comedy, "Animal Practice" (preview...

'Rolling Stone' Names 10 Best Boy Bands Of All Time!

Rolling Stone | Posted 04.04.2012 | Teen

Boy bands have been a staple of pop music since the early Sixties, and though they come in and out of style, the basic concept of cute, unthreatening ...

Mrs. Davy Jones 4Ever: Remembrance Of Crushes Past

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 05.21.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

Mrs. Davy Jones. This is what I wrote all over the inside front over of my three-ring notebook in 7th grade. I couldn't write it on the front cover because that was plastered with "Mrs. Paul McCartney."

Davy We Hardly Knew Ye: Why The Monkees Matter

Janice Harper | Posted 05.05.2012 | Entertainment
Janice Harper

That was why we loved The Monkees so much -- they had always been ridiculous, and in watching them they gave us, too, the freedom to be utterly and shamelessly ridiculous.

Remembering Davy Jones: Jeff Sherman's Hollywood Story

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Art Brodsky

The Monkees are my childhood. They are my adulthood. Davy Jones' sudden passing yesterday stunned me and certainly millions of others all over the world. And I will always cherish my small, little piece of their history.

Davy Jones Funeral Plans Announced

Posted 03.05.2012 | Celebrity

Davy Jones will be laid to rest in Florida. According to The Washington Post, a private ceremony will be held in the Sunshine State. Jones had bee...

Daydream Believer, 1945-2012: Davy Jones and the Shift of Generations

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

American culture is a youth culture. On television and the movies it sometimes seems that everything and everybody is permanently frozen at 28 years old and it's just the rest of us on the couch who break '50, '60 and '70.

Daydream Believer: RIP Davy Jones

Kim Morgan | Posted 03.01.2012 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Originally published at Kim Morgan's Sunset Gun.Davy Jones. As others have often pointed out, he wasn't charming, "Circus Boy" Mickey Dolenz, the guy ...

'Glee' Is The New 'Monkees'

Posted 03.01.2012 | TV

When the "The Monkees" premiered in 1966, the made-for-TV band turned into an overnight sensensation. They had all the elements of a pop culture pheno...

Davy Jones and Me: A Teen Dream Comes True

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 05.01.2012 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

As a pudgy faced pre-teen, I was beyond words with excitement and also mortified. I was going to spend the day with teen idol, Davy Jones and my father.

Davy Jones Claimed Credit For Charles Manson 'Monkees' Rumor

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.29.2012 | Weird News

Monkees singer Davy Jones has died, but his music will live on with fans. So will his creation of one of rock's most chilling legends: The one abou...

Remembering Davy Jones

Vanessa Berben | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment
Vanessa Berben

That's the Davy Jones I've taken with me these years since that show -- a complete and total gentleman. His grace, his "heartthrob-ness" was so absolute that it broke all age barriers -- it didn't matter how old he was, how old his audience was -- he was a beautiful man, inside and out.

Remembering Davy Jones: The 11 Finest Monkees Moments

Posted 02.29.2012 | TV

The Monkees were the first tailor-made TV band, thanks, in part, to their dashing frontman Davy Jones. Sadly, Jones recently passed away at the age of...

Singer Of The Monkees Dies At 66

Posted 04.05.2012 | Celebrity

The Monkees singer Davy Jones has died at the age of 66, TMZ reports. A rep for Jones revealed that he passed away Wednesday morning after suffering a...

Chatting with American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery, Baaba Maal, The Box Story, and Ozzie & Harriet Estate Manager, Sam Nelson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.13.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Scotty McCreery's new album Clear As Day just hit #1 in Billboard, and it features some very personal songs that seem to fit him perfectly. He tells me how he picked this batch.

The Monkees at 45: Time Travel at the Greek

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Playing at the legendary Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 16, the Monkees were so sensational that I simply can't not tell you about it.

Donnie Kirshner: Music, Basketball and the Manhattan Phone Book

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Success in the music business requires a certain self-promotional flair. But Don Kirshner, who died at 76 of heart failure on Martin Luther King Day, ...

'I'm a Believer': A Playlist for the Late, Great Don Kirshner

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

If you think Kirshner was just some guy who Paul Shaffer impersonated, you would be very wrong. He was a central figure in the Brill Building era that brought the world lots of the most sublime popular music of the 20th century.

The Art of Harry Nilsson

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

Who Is Harry Nilsson is the fascinating story of the tragic genius whose contribution to 60's and 70's pop culture was epic.

Smells Like Teen Spirit: A Playlist To Show The Teen Choice From Beatles To Bieber Can Be The Best Choice

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I like teens. If memory serves, I was a teenager myself once upon a slightly more innocent time. So here are some of the greatest tunes of all time that were created by, for or about teengers.

Paul McCartney: Rock Show

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

McCartney darted boldly amongst his various catalogues with skills bordering on magic -- everything old was made new again.

Working for the Weekend: A Sunday Playlist for Congress

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is a playlist for our elected officials in Washington who were actually working today -- or at least what passes for working in Congress.

"Another Park, Another Sunday": A Super Bowl Sunday Playlist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Wild

You better you bet that The Who will have halftime covered pretty well this Sunday, especially with the great Zak Starkey on drums. So here's a special Sunday playlist to help kickoff some alternative entertainment.

HuffPost Reviews: Beyonce, Rihanna, Buddy Holly, The Doors, Susan Boyle, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Beyoncé's I Am...Yours is a satisfying decade-and-then-some retrospective that reveals the artist's interesting back story with a personal warmth not always emphasized by our current cast of pop stars.

Barb Jungr And The New Standards: When Rockers Age Gracefully

James Gavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James Gavin

In the world of rock, passing 50 is seen as a betrayal, and it can turn critics' pens into machine guns.