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Mr. Jim Morrison. The Social And Political Visionary

Christos Terzides | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics
Christos Terzides

How much do we know today about the life of Jim Morrison, one of the global music industry's most iconic artists who died forty-three years ago?

Marianne Faithfull Says She Knows 'Who Killed Jim Morrison'

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment

Jim Morrison may have died 43 years ago, but his legend -- and the mystery surrounding his death -- live on. In an interview with Mojo titled "I Know ...

Casey Kasem and the Death of American Mass Culture

Will Bunch | Posted 08.16.2014 | Entertainment
Will Bunch

His show arrived right at the moment when it seemed like America was coming apart, culturally, spiritually, and politically -- and promised us, in a tone that was relentlessly upbeat yet somehow never smarmy, that we actually could be one nation under a groove, that for three or four hours we could share a common bond.

Super-Rich Indian Guru: Dead or Just Resting?

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

Has mega-rich Hindu guru Shri Ashutosh Maharaj been dead for the past four months, as attested by doctors, his family and the police? Or has he been ...

The 27 Club in Rock Limbo via New Paradise Laboratories

Lew Whittington | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Putting deceased rock stars onstage usually means a pasty musical wrapped in creepy facsimiles of dead celebrities.

Jim Morrison's College Roommate Turns Up On 'Antiques Roadshow' With An Unusual Relic

Posted 02.18.2014 | HuffPost Home

It's hard to imagine Jim Morrison as a magician -- but the rock icon once owned a book titled "The History Of Magic." How do we know this? His old col...

The Doors App and Beyond: A Conversation with Elektra/Nonesuch Founder Jac Holzman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Photo courtesy Holzman Family Archive A Conversation with Jac Holzman Mike Ragogna: Jac, it's an honor to interview you. You and your label Elektra...

Ronnie Cutrone, RIP

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 09.21.2013 | Arts
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Ronnie first appeared on the scene in the early Warhol Factory days, befriending Lou Reed and Jim Morrison, among many others. From 1972 to 1982, Ronnie worked as Andy Warhol's assistant.

Don't Sleep With Mean People: The Allure of Badness and the Power of THAT Rolling Stone cover.

Rob Brooks | Posted 09.18.2013 | Media
Rob Brooks

Don't sleep with narcissists, manipulators or psychopaths. Great advice we wish our mother had given us when we were young. And yet there is no denying the lust-inducing appeal of the right level of badness.

Age Is a Trophy, So Why Do We Lie?

Brett Gleason | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Brett Gleason

I'm 29. No, seriously. And in September I'll be 30. This is supposed to be a "double death" for me as both a musician and a gay man, but unlike so many who turn 29 over and over again (or worse, 18), I plan to lean into this.

FOR SALE: Rock Star's Childhood Home

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.13.2013 | DC

How would you like to live like a rock star? A rock star as a child, that is. Here's your chance: An Arlington, Va., home believed to belong to ...

LOOK: Where Jim Morrison Started His Life

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's not quite we imagined -- and its worth will raise your eyebrow.

Remembering How Jim Morrison Lit Our Fire

Posted 07.03.2013 | Celebrity

Jim Morrison died 42 years ago today (July 3). The iconic lead singer of the Doors tragically passed away from complications from drug and alcohol...

James Gandolfini: As Important As Brando in the Firmament of Fictional Mafia Bosses

Howard Barbanel | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

The series finale was left ambiguous but the boss of bosses up above doesn't go for unresolved endings, so ascending to heaven is New Jersey native James Gandolfini, who at 51 definitely went way before his time.

Huge Extinct Lizard Named After '70s Rock Star

| Posted 06.05.2013 | Science

By Paul Gabrielsen Mention '70s rock band The Doors to today's youth and they'll think you're a fossil. They're not that far off. A newly classifi...

An Elegy for Ray Manzarek: Pay Some Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

Roger Weisman | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
Roger Weisman

The only time I ever walked out of a show was during a solo performance of Ray Manzarek. However, that evening made an indelible mark on me and clarified a lot of how I feel about The Doors and their legacy.

A Previously Unpublished Interview With Ray Manzarek

Paul Iorio | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Paul Iorio

I was lucky to have interviewed the late Ray Manzarek in person a couple decades ago -- in a room with just me, him, John Densmore and my tape recorder.

Founding Member Of The Doors Dies

Posted 05.21.2013 | Celebrity

Ray Manzarek, most known as a founding member of the '60s rock band The Doors, is dead. According to a message posted on the band's Facebook page, Man...

Razorfish Converge Shingerview: David Gerlach, Founder and CEO, Blank on Blank

David Shing | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business
David Shing

David Gerlach is the founder of Blank on Blank, an original take on using the power of video to bring audio to life. Blank on Blank uncovers "lost audio" and animates it using a variety of tools and partners.

WATCH: What Might The Doors' Jim Morrison Be Like Today?

Posted 04.19.2013 | Fifty

The Doors' frontman Jim Morrison is as famous for music he created as he is for his untimely death at 27. While his death was originally believed to b...

Jim Morrison: 'Fat Is Beautiful'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

In case Adele is looking for inspiration from a music legend in the wake of Joan Rivers' continued jabs about her weight, a new video excerpt from a 1...

1977: Iggy Pop and Ray Manzarek Want to Start a Band With Me

Binky Philips | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Yes, I know turning them down was raw lunacy, but I had the secret knowledge, as I listened to Danny, Ray and Ig work me, that The Planets were gonna be signed by Warner Bros. My band, my songs.

Chatting With The Doors' John Densmore, Comedian Doug Stanhope and The Royal Potato Family's Marco Benevento

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.23.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Originally, I had hoped we would last one decade and pay the rent, and I don't know, I'm going to be sixty-eight in a month and we're still lighting people's fire. I'm proud."

Rock 'n' Roll Billbords of the Sunset Strip

Kate Kelly | Posted 12.02.2012 | Books
Kate Kelly

During the mid-sixties, Robert Landau, now a professional photographer, was embarking on what would eventually become a career of documenting on film the life and the surroundings of his hometown. One of the things he began detailing were these rock'n'roll billboards.

Playa Odyssey

Tamsin Smith | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

If one thinks about it, there is a heaven and hell inside each of us. Life most truly is (as Blake posits) a constant tug of logic and stability against unrestrained creative energy and chaos.