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Stress, Trauma, Loss, Rage

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

What if we looked at violence in America as a public health crisis rather than a crime problem? What if we look for promising practices and expanded the ones that work to eliminate the epidemic of violence that keeps our graveyards, jails, and prisons full?

'The Next': Nelly And John Rich Perform, NY Picks Winner

Posted 08.31.2012 | TV

Last week featured a duet between mentors Joe Jonas and Gloria Estafan, so it was no surprise that Nelly and John Rich hit the stage together on "The ...

Country Singer Calls Clay Aiken A Racist For RNC Tweet

Posted 08.30.2012 | Entertainment

Country singer John Rich blasted Clay Aiken as "racist" and "idiotic" for a tweet the "American Idol" alum sent out about the Republican National Conv...

A Conversation With Jefferson Starship's Paul Kantner, Plus Exclusives From The Roys and I Was Totally Destroying It

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Goria Etefan Mows The Lawn, Joe Jonas Babysits On 'The Next'

Posted 08.17.2012 | TV

The CW jumped on the bandwagon of singing competition shows with their twist on the format. "The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET) and...

Laura Prudom

The CW's New Show 'The Next' Is The Anti-'Idol'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.16.2012 | TV

Singing competitions are a dime a dozen these days, between big hitters like "American Idol" and "The Voice" to more modest entries like "X Factor" an...

Veteran Sitcom Director John Rich Dead At 86

Posted 01.29.2012 | TV

John Rich, a veteran TV director with ties to many classic sitcoms, has died at the age of 86. Rich won three Emmys over the course of his career,...

Country Crooner John Rich Booted From Southwest Flight

Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Celebrities are just like us. They even get kicked off of planes like the plebeian folk. And, the latest celeb to get the boot is country singer John ...

Trump's Disappointing Celebrity Apprentice Decisions

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

NeNe was a disgrace. LaToya and Starr walked away from her viciousness. These two and Gary Busey and David Cassidy were the real heroes.

Catch the Debilitating, Contagious Reality Show Fever

Hulu.com | Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Since you're probably a human being with things like responsibilities and priorities, you most likely didn't watch every reality show finale this week. Here are all of the reality show finales from this last week summed up and videoized.

Blindsight: Economics, Country Music, Tea Parties, and Third World America

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Americans need ways to process all the information they're receiving. They're struggling with the cognitive dissonance they experience when they're told the economy's doing better, because they know that in their world it's not.

My "Detroit Medley": A Playlist for Our Motor City

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I forever owe Detroit a huge debt of gratitude, as does anybody who's loved contemporary music this past half century. Before we bailed Detroit out, Detroit bailed us out of a lot of boredom and bad moods.

Carter Racism Charge Triggers Next U.S. Race Debate

Christian Science Monitor | Patrik Jonsson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In asserting that some Obama foes are prejudiced, the ex-president rekindles a difficult discussion. The right sees it as a way to squelch legitimate ...

'Detroit' Country Song Could Mean Rehab For Republicans

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Why should the president and Congress take note of a hit country song? Because music can be a glimpse into the national psyche, even in this age of prefabricated pop and country.

Can't John Rich Do Better Than "Raising McCain?"

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This is a really bad song. If you're going to write an anthem for an old man who's up at political bat for the last time, give him a decent song. Send him off with something that creates some chills or something.