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David Bowie

In Love With David Bowie

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.25.2014 | Chicago
Lev Raphael

Despite all the attention being paid to the David Bowie Is exhibition at MCA Chicago, when he flashed across TV screens in my college days he was just a cult figure.

Joseph Erbentraut

How David Bowie Turned Identity Into An Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts

There’s never been an artist quite like David Bowie, so it’s only fitting that a major exhibition chronicling the legend’s work is as diverse, e...

In Conversation with Simon Critchley

Tyler Malone | Posted 09.27.2014 | Books
Tyler Malone

Critchley has two books being released this Fall: an examination of the man he claims is the greatest artist of the last forty years, David Bowie, and a narrative involving another of his long-time obsessions, memory theaters.

The Making of the Legendary "Hunky Dory" Album and I Pierce My Ears for David Bowie in 1972

Binky Philips | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Believe me, I loved David Bowie. Crazy love. Second only to The Who for at least a year or so. Actually, pretty much from Space Oddity through Aladdin Sane. For some reason, he lost me with Diamond Dogs.

Rock-and-Roll Dandies Through the Years

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

From 1960s British mods to soulful crooners to psychedelic guitarists, musicians from every genre have used fashion as a tool to amplify their brand and persona.

(R)evolution in Berlin: The David Bowie Epic Exclusively at Martin-Gropius-Bau

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Berlin was rumbling in early 2013 when David Bowie was appearing all over the city in the form of posters for his surprise album The Next Day, his first in a decade.

Femininity in Men Is a Form of Power

Diriye Osman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

If a Somali man is considered feminine he is deemed weak, helpless, pitiful: The underlying message being that femininity is inherently inferior to masculinity. Variants of this thinking extend across most cultures, belief systems, races and sexualities.

Watch Jennifer Connelly's 'Labyrinth' Audition

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jim Henson's bizarro fantasy film "Labyrinth" came out when Jennifer Connelly was 16. The actress' audition, likely from early 1985, has been on YouTu...

This Somehow Made Bowie & Jagger Even Weirder

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.19.2014 | Comedy

Almost nothing screams "Hey, this happened in the '80s!" like the video for David Bowie and Mick Jagger's "Dancing in the Street." The 1985 cover ...

Erin Whitney

Get Inspired By Janelle Monae's Cover Of Bowie's 'Heroes'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Sometimes the best way to tell an inspirational story is to revamp a classic for a younger generation. Janelle Monae took on David Bowie’s “Her...

Pop Music Could Use Another Decade as 'Gay' as the '80s

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

The new-wave acts of the early '80s represent everything that mainstream pop acts aren't so free to be today. Imagine One Direction hitting the stage dressed like Kajagoogoo. Would teenage girls still go wild? Would Taylor Swift have dated one of them?

These Supermodels Are... Delicious?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style

We promise you've never seen Kate Moss or Cara Delevingne like this before. First Subway decided to venture into fashion, and now Jacob's, a Brit...

Listen to Music Like a Teen: A Guide for Grown-Ups

Shira Dicker | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Shira Dicker

Remember that uniquely teenage feeling of hearing a song for the first time and knowing it had just changed your life forever? If you are of my vinta...

How I Came Out of the Closet and in to the Streets

Kid Congo | Posted 05.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Kid Congo

The glam rock space aliens turned into monsters. We were the Blank Generation that wanted to scare the hell out of you and shake up the status quo. For the gay kids, that included the homosexual status quo.

Astoria Characters: The Lady of the Lights

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It is the light of the sun that brings Barbara Barrow to life. Intently, she watches the flakes fall from the sky. There are no rays today. It looks as though a baker is shaking powdered sugar over an ice-skating rink.

A Psychedelic Fur's Journey to Satellite Paradiso

Tom Semioli | Posted 04.22.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

If you missed the Furs the first time around, go figure out why their seven studio albums still sound as fresh as they did the day they came out. John Ashton is that rare breed of guitar player whom you can identify in a single chord.

Kate Moss Dresses Up As David Bowie At The Brit Awards, Our Minds Explode

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Style

Is this the coolest thing that happened at the 2014 Brit Awards? We'd say so. Amidst the slew of outrageous looks at the ceremony Wednesday night,...

Kate Moss Accepts Major Award For David Bowie

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment

LONDON (AP) — David Bowie stole the show at Wednesday's Brit music awards without even showing up, while Arctic Monkeys took home two big trophies a...

South Park, Spike Lee and David Bowie Got it Right

Desiree Michael | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
Desiree Michael

If all the other colors within our American spectrum remain silently invisible and choose to not unite under the shared banner of human rights--which is all-inclusive--I have to say, I agree with David Bowie's old hit, this is not America.

Top 10 U.S. Museum Shows 2014

Simon Watson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Friends from four continents planning visits to the U.S. have asked me what upcoming museum shows are likely to be must-sees. Here's my current list of these shows, which happen to feature an unusually strong selection of work by women.

5 Superstars Who Have Talked About Their Low Self-Esteem

Anneli Rufus | Posted 04.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Anneli Rufus

It's easy to assume that beautiful, talented, successful superstars have high self-esteem and feel great about themselves. But all the speculation abo...

Bob Dylan, Corporate Shill

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I don't want to make too big a deal about Bob Dylan appearing in a Chrysler commercial during the Super Bowl and yet, I'm afraid, it is a big deal.

Rizzoli -- To Lose Our Culture Is to Lose Our Memories

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.30.2014 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Sir Elton John, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Karl Lagerfeld, Paloma Picasso, Christo, Gregory Peck, David Bowie, Abba Eban, Pablo Neruda, Gina Lollobrig...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Tuesday, Jan. 21

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I had my mind blown by a movie Tuesday, in the middle of another five-movie day at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. And it was blown in 3D.

David Bowie's Major Honor

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

LONDON (AP) — Musical chameleon David Bowie is starting the year with two nominations for Britain's leading music awards, the Brits. Bowie, who tur...