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Christian Students Strike Back At Singer Who Slammed School's Anti-Gay Policies

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices

Musician Josh Ritter, who refused to perform again at a private Christian college because of the school's anti-gay beliefs, is now the target of backl...

Singer-Songwriter's Surprise Pro-Gay Move At Christian College

Posted 05.06.2013 | Gay Voices

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter is making headlines after speaking out in defense of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community during ...

12,000 Pieces of Paper Make Up This Stop Motion Video

Posted 03.02.2012 | Home

12,000 pieces of paper were strung together to make the newest video for Josh Ritter's "Love is Making its Way Back Home." Ritter's soft singer-songwr...

Bright Promise

Peter Wilderotter | Posted 11.09.2011 | Books
Peter Wilderotter

Recently I attended a book reading and signing by singer/songwriter Josh Ritter on his debut novel, Bright's Passage. The book is a delightful tome.

Singer-Songwriter Josh Ritter Has Written Bright's Passage, a Novel. He's the James Franco of Music.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 08.28.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

My grandmother, as ignorant a woman as ever, fled the Czar, believed that "Mr. Ed" really was a talking horse -- here you have to imagine a thick Russ...

NPR Recommends The Best Summer Books

npr.org | Adam Rathe | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books

Summer is a strange time in the publishing world — most houses are waiting to publish their marquee books in the fall, heading back to school and in...

Josh Ritter Talks About His New CD

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

You can listen to Josh Ritter's music and think it's bouncy and fun. Or you can dig in. That is, you can spend time with a Josh Ritter CD as you might with a book that happens to be set to music.

Father's Day Music: 10 CDs No One Else Would Think To Give Him

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

As a showman, Peter Wolf is right up there with Mick Jagger and James Brown. He doesn't put out a batch of unrelated songs, he makes what used to be called "albums," and they take you on a carefully sequenced adventure.

God Bless You, Josh Ritter

Sally Thorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sally Thorner

My husband left the Josh Ritter show early, but I stayed until the end -- not only because I was actually enjoying the concert, but because, for two hours, I had my son back.

Dawn Landes's Secret Sauce has Nothing to do With Josh Ritter

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

Josh Ritter is so incredibly nice that my wife and I couldn't avoid putting his bride under the microscope -- as if, from this distance, we could actually figure out if she's worthy of him.

My Favorite Records of the Decade

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Campbell

Nothing has given me more pleasure this year and this decade than music. It's my therapist, joy, shoulder, understanding and just about everything else that compliments the emotions.

Holidays '09: Ten Music CDs I Bet You'll See On No Other Gift List

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

For me, the holidays are the idea time for unexpected gifts -- music that defines a moment, a season, a time in your life. Music that makes you listen, forces you to feel and think, inspires you to dance and dream.

New Tunes On Monday: Little Walter, Prince, James Taylor, John Wesley Harding, Paul Carrack, and Matthew Barber

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Ace, The Drifters, Prince, Dionne Warwick, The Eagles, Squeeze, Scott Dirks, Mike + the Mechanics, Harvard Square, Breaking Dawn, Target, Juno Award, Xtc, Whitesnake, Oklahoma, Folk, Paul Carrack, Tony Glover, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cajun, Philly, Reggae, Traditional, Checker Records, Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach, Stephanie Meyer, Marvin Gayes, Timothy B. Schmit, John Wesley Harding, Sam & Dave, Michael McDonald, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Johnny Cash, Ron Sexsmith, Stan Lewis, Nick & Nora's Infinite Playlist, High Fidelity, Billy Davis Jr., Singer-Songwriter, Philly International Records, Hip-O Select, Bill Withers, Entertainment News, Al Green, Aaron Neville, Lawrence Stern, Ray Charles, Pop, Americana, Dobie Gray, Jill Barber, Sonny Boy Williamson, Bria Valente, Broadway, Canada, Grammy, The Kinks, Stax, Motown Records, Livingston Taylor, The Beatles, Matthew Barber, Nick Heyward, Harmonica, Don Henley, Phil Collins, Elvis Costello & the Attractions, The Little Walter Story, Hear Music, Arthur Crudup, Stax Records, R&b, Motown, Sam Moore, Chess Records, Harry Nilsson, Johnny Nash, Gospel, Bobby Womack, David Gray, Wesley Stace, Willie Dixon, Bob Dylan, Blues, The 5th Dimension, David Seitz, Tom Waits, Juno, Washington Square Park, Grammy Awards, Don McLean, John Wesley Hardin, A Mighty Wind, Roots, Randy Newman, Ward Gaines, Ben E. King, Jimi Hendrix, James Taylor, Rupert Holmes, Bruce Springsteen, Listerine, Nilsson, Atlantis, Misfortune, Rumpelstiltskins, Josh Ritter, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

Blues harmonica player and singer Little Walter died over forty years ago, but his influences still can be heard in many blues-rock recordings that employ the instrument.

A Sane Holiday Gift Guide: Great Books/CDs/DVDs, Made By People For People, Most Under $20

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jesse Kornbluth

I refuse to contribute to the gloom by suggesting that you scribble gift cards for free backrubs to your loved ones.