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E Street's Clarence Clemons Perseveres Through Pain

AP | KILEY ARMSTRONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The Big Man is back. E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who arose from a wheelchair to perform at the 2009 Super Bow...

Looking for an Echo: 10 That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Our universe may be but one of perhaps infinitely many universes in an inconceivably vast multiverse. -- Cosmologist Bernard Carr The best job I ever...

Campaign Contribution Records Are Open, But Hardly Transparent

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In January, the United States Supreme Court overturned limits on corporate election spending (PDF), basing its decision, in part, on the assertion tha...

Josh Ritter Talks About His New CD

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

You can listen to Josh Ritter's music and think it's bouncy and fun. Or you can dig in. That is, you can spend time with a Josh Ritter CD as you might with a book that happens to be set to music.

Jakub Julian Ziolkowski's Dark and Amusing Paintings Opens at Hauser & Wirth

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

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Chicks, Wusses, Geeks and Emo-Boys: Is This Who Will Buy the Electric Cars?

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew DeBord

As I've been writing for six months now at the Shifting Gears blog for Slate's business and finance site, The Big Money, 2010 is the Year of the Elect...

Fornatale Spreads Gospel of Woodstock-Era Music

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

These days, progressive radio isn't easy to find. It's been marginalized by the corporatization of commercial radio -- Clear Channel owns over 1200 cookie-cutter stations -- and the commodification of rock rebellion.

"Money Talks": A Playlist For The Financial Reform Debate

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Right now is the time for real financial reform. Come to think of it, right now is actually way too late for real financial reform. Still, better now than not now, right?

Alejandro Escovedo Talks About His New Album, Street Songs of Love

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The tenth solo album by Alejandro Escovedo, Street Songs of Love, will be released on Tuesday, June 29. The same night he'll stride on stage at the fi...

HuffPost Review: Peter Frampton, Plus Conversations with Serena Ryder and Ryan Star, and more

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

At this point in his career, Peter Frampton could have tossed out a second instrumental album and won another Grammy. Thankfully, this time out, he played his heart in addition to his axe, creating what could be the best album of his career.

"Freedom Isn't Free": A Loving Playlist for the American Heroes of "South Park"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I love that Matt and Trey do not care who they offend in the pursuit of amusing themselves and a watching world. I support them with all my heart & soul right until the point where it puts me in any actual danger.

2010 Ellis Island Awards: A Useful Reminder of the American Dream

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Megan Smolenyak

Today I had the privilege of attending the 2010 Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards. Normally, I'm not an awards show kind of person, but I never tir...

Bruce Springsteen's Roots Honored At Ellis Island

AP | KILEY ARMSTRONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Everyone knows he was born in the USA, but it was Bruce Springsteen's European immigrant roots – and his family's 110-year Amer...

Bruce Springsteen Concerts A Prime Lobbying Venue

ProPublica | Marcus Stern and Sebastian Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As Bruce Springsteen belted out his working-class anthems on the floor of the Verizon Center last May, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore.,...

HuffPost Review: The Steve Miller Band's Bingo!, Plus A Conversation With Griffin House

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Bingo! re-establishes Miller as that Chicago blues-y guy, tackling ten standards that might as well be his own. George Thorogood certainly should be looking over his shoulder.

Sarah's Subpar Stipulations

The DC Damsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The DC Damsel

She's the queen of the tea party rabble-rousers and does more for lipstick than a pitbull could ever hope to. And while my opinion on death panel Pali...

"Funny How Time Slips Away": A Playlist For Conan O'Brien

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Coco at 11:00 sounds cozy, doesn't it? Here's a playlist for Conan and company in their nice, new late night cable home.

Eight Thoughts About Election Day and Words and Music

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

1.Tuesday's election wins by Sharron Angle in Nevada and Nikki Haley in South Carolina were helped immeasurably by those candidates' association with ...

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.

Don't Expect a Massive "Save The Gulf" Concert

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Howard Steven Friedman

Please keep pressuring BP, the oil industry and politicians to act and stop looking for Bruce, Willie, Ani and Lenny to save the day by strapping on guitars.

Why Sex Scandals Matter

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Politicians like David Vitter, Eliot Spitzer, Larry Craig, John Ensign and cultural icons like Tiger Woods, Sandra Bullock, and Bruce Springsteen just don't follow the scripts the rest of us are taught.

"Sophisticated Lady": One Guy's Playlist for the Classy Return of Sandra Bullock

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

If you somehow didn't love Sandra Bullock already, here's your chance to start marching with the good guys -- as well as one guy's loving playlist for a sophisticated and lovely lady.

On the Prowl Again, Peter Wolf Collecting Midnight Souvenirs

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

While looking forward to the release of his seventh solo album, Wolf touched on everything from breakups and reunions to why his former band isn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Bruce Springsteen Stole Ann Kelly's Heart: Court Papers

nypost.com | JAMES FANELLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Ann Kelly, 45, was a housewife living with her mortgage-broker husband and two children in a $600,000 home in a leafy New Jersey suburb. But when t...

Being a Fan Today Just Ain't What It Used To Be

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

Today, any person with even the smallest mote of celebrity cannot be blamed for being leery of fans.