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Love in the Age of Sadness

Dylan Brody | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dylan Brody

Depression lies. It lies in all sorts of ways. Depression tells you that you are worthless and that nobody needs you. It tells you that it cannot be treated. But if you are lost in the darkness, keep calling out. Someone will respond, I promise.

Happy 83rd, Ramblin' Jack

Lauren Daley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Lauren Daley

I've been lucky enough to see Ramblin' Jack twice now, including at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival, where, he surprised Beck on stage to duet on Jimmie Rodgers' "Waiting For A Train."

An Open Letter to Governor Chris Christie

Dylan Brody | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Dylan Brody

Dear Governor Christie, I write to you today to implore you to step down as governor of the great state of New Jersey.

Muscle Shoals Makes it Downtown for a New York Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The name Alabama has such beautiful assonance, its flow of "a" makes its own Southern comfort! So the sound of "Sweet Home Alabama," one song in a st...

American Tales

Bryan Appleyard | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
Bryan Appleyard

The British tend to think of poetry as a matter of economy, of compression. Dylan, like Whitman, like America, sees it as an occasion for extension. And why not? Life should be extended. That's what stories are all about.

Facts Don't Kill Discussion; Slogans Do

Dylan Brody | Posted 03.15.2013 | Crime
Dylan Brody

The argument that guns don't kill people, people kill people would only make sense if gun control advocates were claiming that the guns had been worki...

Book Review: Rod: The Autobiography

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.06.2013 | Books
Carole Mallory

Grandfather Rod Stewart, the rocker, happy at last.

Economics 101

Dylan Brody | Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy
Dylan Brody

I don't claim to know much about economics, but like most Americans, I never let a lack of comprehension prevent me from having an opinion.

My 30 Million Jobs Tour: Every Problem Is a Job

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

It's clear that, once we end the corruption in our banking, tax, and trade policies, we will have more than enough work for the 30 million people who need it.

Dying Large

Wendy Dennis | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty
Wendy Dennis

We of the Woodstock generation have long been interested in pushing the limits of self-expression, and our desire to noisily overturn convention is unlikely to stop just because we're facing the big chill.

Happy Birthday Dylan!

Ryan Bassil | Posted 07.17.2011 | Entertainment
Ryan Bassil

He's influenced everyone fromThe Beatles to Bright Eyes, changed the state of play to electric, hung out with Edie Sedgwick, retained a pinpoint dress...

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe: Brainiac Amours in Just Kids

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Only two pages in and I'm choked with sobs as I read how Patti Smith listened to her soul mate's breathing on the phone as he struggled in the hospita...

Grammy Preview: The Best CDs of 2010

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In anticipation of the Grammys on Sunday night, here are my favorite albums of 2010, followed by my favorite singles and some early favorites for 2011.

Love in the Age of H8

Dylan Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Brody

The same groups who now oppose gay marriage not so long ago railed against homosexuals for their promiscuity. Let me put forth a simple theory: You can't please bigots.

Dylan Blocked By China

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Bob Dylan has reportedly canceled his tour of Asia after the Chinese government blocked concerts in Shanghai and Beijing. It is believed that China...

Astoria Characters: The Hot Chicks in the Cool Band

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Mortally wounded by a love gone wrong, Jamie Stellini decided to wear her heart on her rhythm guitar and chronicle her feelings with chord and chorus for a year and post everything on the Internet.

Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Mitchell

Here's a trailer for my upcoming (and first) Web series, "The Incompleat History of Rock 'n Roll."

My First Rock Concert: When Dylan Went Electric

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Mitchell

Forty-four years ago this week, I attended my first rock concert. It remains vivid, and historic, as it was part of the most significant tour ever -- Bob Dylan's first full road trip after going electric.

Woodstock Nation: Where Were You (Or Your Parents) During the Summer of "69?

Val Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Val Brown

All the older Reynolds kids, including Randy -- the coolest girl I knew -- went to Woodstock. I felt left out even though I wasn't quite sure what Woodstock was. I knew I was missing something monumental.

You Don't Need A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blows

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Whatever you believe about Bill Ayers and the Weathermen, the fact remains that he is not running for president. But John McCain doesn't really have any other arrows left in his quiver.