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Badlands

True Thirst

Brian Benson | Posted 06.25.2014 | Travel
Brian Benson

The Badlands weren't so romantic when viewed up close. Those velvety wrinkles, the ones that from afar had made the mountains look as cuddly as sleeping sharpeis, were just a bunch of eroding canyons. And the peaks themselves? Piles of dirt.

Oil Drilling Encroaching On National Park Atop Bakken Shale

AP | JOSH WOOD | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK, N.D. (AP) — After the last hints of sunset dip behind the hills, the North Dakota horizon comes alive with flicker...

Hit These 7 Spots At The Right Season For Their Spectacular Flowers

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.21.2014 | Travel

Blue forests, flower fields, rose festivals -- certain seasons bring beauteous natural wonders. But if you blink, you might miss seeing some of these ...

West Street, 1981

Chef Rossi | Posted 05.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Chef Rossi

In Jersey, being out and gay could mean a beer bottle thrown at your head. I'd had Chasids throw rocks though my window in Crown Heights just for wearing Levi's. I didn't want to think about what they might throw if they knew the woman visiting me was my lover.

Actor Sam Rockwell Takes A Single Shot

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In A Single Shot, opening in limited release Friday and available on VOD, actor Sam Rockwell looks as though he's right at home as a veteran outdoorsman who keeps meat on the table with his rifle. Nothing, Rockwell says, could be further from the truth.

Film Review: Ain't Them Bodies Beautiful and Hollow

Brian Formo | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Formo

Ain't Them Bodies Saints is meticulously constructed. With deft camerawork and a pure attention to 70s small town details, there is a fantastic, technically sound structure that director David Lowery has built.

Movie Review: Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So many films today seem to carry the same references to earlier work, indicating the influences that shaped the filmmaker in his work. But references are one thing; using those references for fresh inspiration is something else.

Classic Movie Posters Turned Into Vines

Posted 07.12.2013 | Arts

Filmmaker Zachary Goldberg recently created a very contemporary homage to the cinematic wonder of The Criterion Collection. Via Vine, he's crafted...

Where the West Begins

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

North Dakota is an outdoor lover's paradise. You can kayak on Lake Sakakawea, cycle the Maah Daah Hey Trail in the Badlands and do a horseback ride or two.

Road Trip Through History

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.05.2013 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Sites from the "Cradle of American Culture" to the Badlands out West.

Movie Review: To the Wonder

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life was too much the dialogue-driven, story-heavy film for your liking, you'll probably be more in the mood for his latest, To the Wonder, which features Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams and Olga Kurylenko in its cast.

Sands of Time on Dirty Beaches

Gideon Resnick | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Gideon Resnick

Badlands provides a quick visit to this world, eight songs amounting to a 27 minute capsule in time, a brief pit stop on the highway Alex Hungtai's character - and perhaps himself - calls home.

South Dakota Straddles The Border Between Old And Otherworldly

Jenna Scatena | Posted 08.25.2012 | Travel
Jenna Scatena

The highlight of many trips, seeing buffalo and moose, is tainted somewhat when you see those majestic beasts are again on a local menu.

Tips for Photographing U.S. National Parks Part One (PHOTOS)

Kim and Barry Hovland | Posted 03.13.2012 | Travel
Kim and Barry Hovland

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Bruce Springsteen Emotionally Remembers Fallen E-Street Band Brother, Clarence Clemons

Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment

The on-stage magic that existed between Bruce Springsteen and his E-Street Bandmate Clarence Clemons was a nearly four decade-long run of pure friends...

The Big Man's Top Solos: Clarence Clemons' Best E Street Band Performances

Posted 08.18.2011 | Entertainment

When the change was made uptown, and the Big Man joined the band… Clarence Clemons, legendary saxophonist and the mountain of Bruce Springsteen...

Annals of the Overrated: Lady Gaga and The Tree of Life

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Last week I saw Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Then I saw Lady Gaga on SNL. And I had the same reaction to both: Why are there so many people out there willing to declare this stuff great art?

Drive, She Said: Auto Adolescence

Kim Morgan | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Any black Camaro transports me right back to those nights, and the images flicker in my head like a movie, furthering my understanding of why I co-mingle cinema and classic cars and maybe even sex.

Farmer Heroes

Lorna Sass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lorna Sass

Through hard work, these farmers have developed a method of farming sustainably in the Utah desert at the same time as they improve the soil in these badlands.