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The Rising

The Rising and the Children of 9/11

Craig Werner | Posted 07.23.2012 | College
Craig Werner

For us 9/11 kids, there's something that sticks out about The Rising as an album from the first note of "Lonesome Day."

Reflections on Tragedy, Mourning and The Rising

Craig Werner | Posted 07.23.2012 | College
Craig Werner

What did a chronological assessment of Bruce Springsteen's albums have to do with making me a "good person?" I found the answer in The Rising. It's the understanding, solidarity and empathy that music can provide following tragedy.

The Rising: Responding to Tragedy

Craig Werner | Posted 07.07.2012 | College
Craig Werner

Tragedy is the one event throughout history that has never failed to bring people together, no matter race, religion or beliefs. The Rising plays off of this idea.

Bruce Springsteen's 'Wrecking Ball': 'Hold Tight To Your Anger'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

Polls tell us 51% of Americans believe the bailout of the banks was wrong. An overwhelming majority --- 86% --- disapproves of big bonuses on Wall Str...

Born to Rank: The Top 25 Bruce Springsteen Songs

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Mankiewicz

2010-09-22-bruce.jpgThe criteria are flexible. They're a combination of songwriting, listening pleasure, live performance and at what point in the song I begin to cry like an 11-year-old girl.