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A Conversation with The Both's Aimee Mann & Ted Leo, Plus A Quick Chat with Dolly Parton

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The following is probably the shortest interview I've ever done. But it gets to the heart of what I wanted to learn about this smart, warm and honest performer.

The Quirkiest Country Music Song Titles

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Some of the greatest storytellers have been country music artists. Think about Patsy Cline's "Crazy" and "I Fall to Pieces," or Hank Williams' "Your Cheating Heart," and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry."

Playing The Ponos: A Conversation With Neil Young, Chatting with Linda Ronstadt and Matt Hires' Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Linda, let's dive into Duets, your new collection that celebrates your collaborations with other artists. What is it about Duets that's particularly special to you? And what is it that's so attractive about singing with someone else?

Is It CosmeticSurgery-Shaming -- or Ageism?

Lea Lane | Posted 03.04.2014 | Fifty
Lea Lane

Yes, it can be appalling to see people aging ungracefully, even desperately. And duck lips and smooth but unmovable faces can look disturbing. But what I find even more appalling is ageism. The dread of losing youth and looks, projected into disgust with those who try to fight it.

Happy 68th Birthday, Dolly Parton!

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Today is Dolly Parton's 68th birthday, although she doesn't look a second older than 29. Over the course of her long-enduring career, Parton has recei...

Women in Business: Q&A with Isabell Estes, Entrepreneur's Source franchisee

Laura Dunn | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Isabell Estes is a singer, actor, wife, mother, and by the way... a successful franchisee of the Entrepreneur's Source, a leading career and franchise...

Folk-Rock Heroes: Conversations with Steve Forbert, Livingston Taylor and Tom Chapin, Plus Terence P. Minogue & American Voices' 'Gaudete' Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Season of Joy is the latest offering of Christmas songs, old and new, from Terence P. Minogue. The album leads us through three special aspects of Christmas Part 1 -- The Season is for the weeks before Christmas, the busy time in anticipation of the upcoming festivities.

A Country Christmas Story Is a Story of Hope and Forgiveness

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

"A Country Christmas Story" is a simple tale of hope and forgiveness. It has no pretensions of being anything but what it is. Make sure you and your family gather around to watch when it airs on Lifetime, November 9, 10 and 15.

Dolly Parton's Thoughts On Miley Cyrus

Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment

Dolly Parton is Miley Cyrus' godmother, so of course she has nothing but kind words about the 20-year-old singer. But that doesn't mean she's taking h...

Dolly Parton Involved In Car Accident

Posted 10.22.2013 | Celebrity

Dolly Parton was in a minor car accident today (Oct. 21), the country star revealed on her Twitter page. Despite the scare, she's doing well and "rest...

Here's Dolly Parton Rapping

Posted 10.18.2013 | TV

Dolly Parton appears on "The Queen Latifah Show" on Monday, Oct. 21 and raps. Yes, raps. The host, who co-starred with Parton in "Joyful Noise," i...

Kenny Rogers And Dolly Parton Reteam For New Duet

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three decades after their unforgettable team up on "Islands in the Stream," Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parto...

The One Thing Kenny Rogers Won't Do Now That He's 75

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.08.2013 | Fifty

Country superstar Kenny Rogers stopped by the HuffPost Live studio on Tuesday to talk about the release of his highly anticipated new album, "You Can'...

The Ultimate Look Back At The '90s

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.04.2013 | Comedy

Remember the '90s? Of course you do. But your memories are probably not as entertaining as when Judd Apatow and Maria Bamford sat down to talk about t...

Today's Drunk History Lesson: Dolly Parton

Posted 08.21.2013 | Comedy

Today's drunk history lesson: the story of Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner. It was Dolly's decision to leave Wagoner and go solo that inspired her to ...

Coming Soon: $300 Million Dollywood Resort

AP | RANDALL DICKERSON | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — To see the future of Dollywood, you need to borrow the vision of its chief imaginer, Dolly Parton. In the near future, Parto...

A Whole New Dolly

Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

A slowed-down version of Dolly Parton's hit "Jolene" made the rounds this week, fascinating listeners with a new take on the classic song. Parton's or...

You'll Never Guess Which Show Lucille Ball Saved

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 08.15.2013 | TV

Though it's typically the faces in front of the camera that fans associate with a hit TV series, many of your favorite shows had some very famous peo...

Remembering the One and Only Karen Black

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

An Oscar nominated and Golden Globe winner, Karen Black had a unique gift for embodying characters sliding down the razor blade of life; dark, sexy and vulnerable with unexpected comic touches, often in the throes of falling apart.

Dove Tales: Amanda Shires Is Learning to Fly Like a Bird

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If Amanda Shires is the perfect example of writing what you know, there just might be a box set equivalent of James Joyce's greatest hits waiting just...

WATCH: Dolly Parton Shows Off Her NYC Apartment In 1980

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

Dolly Parton in a lavish Fifth Avenue apartment in New York City is sort of like imagining a fish out of water. So getting a glimpse of the country si...

LOOK: 19 Queer Moments In Country Music

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Steve Grand's viral video hit "All-American Boy" has done what many thought would be near impossible: make a country star out of openly gay singer-son...

Looking Good, Dolly!

Posted 05.13.2013 | Celebrity

Looking good, Dolly Parton! The 67-year-old country sensation put her famous curves on full display this weekend at her personal theme park Dollywo...

Seeing Red With Warhol

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

We are indeed living today in those post-Warhol years, and his impact and importance is ever present. Nearly all of his work -- not just the legendary soup cans and superstars -- is now iconic and widely sought after, commanding serious prices in the art market.

What Lady Gaga Wouldn't Do For $1 Million

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga may have been "Born This Way," but that way sure isn't Republican - not even for $1 million. In a new lawsuit filed by the Republican fun...