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Remembering Carmen McRae and Her (Nearly Forgotten) Masterpiece

Joseph Vella | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Joseph Vella

Carmen's career spanned from the late 1930s to the early 1990s. She is considered one of the most influential vocalists of the 20th century. She sang with big bands yet her greatest artistic showcase, in my opinion, was captured in a small group setting.

A True Rags-to-Riches Story of a Legend and How to Be a Legend in Your World

Marilyn Tam | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Horst Rechelbaclher had an unlikely start to become the founder of Aveda Corp., the father of organic health and beauty products, and a triple digit m...

A Tribute to My Hero

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 02.11.2014 | World
Tarun Sakhrani

My real hero lived in my hometown, in India; my hero was closer to me, closer to my life and more real than reel.

Resurrecting El Cid

Olek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Olek

People still ask me why I "cover" things in public with yarn magic. I, emulating the street-art legends before me, hope to do more than merely cover surfaces.

Spilled Milk: In Case of Inferno, Evacuate

William Lucas Walker | Posted 09.30.2013 | Los Angeles
William Lucas Walker

A couple of weeks ago a fire tried to eat our town. You may have heard about it on TV. My mother called from 3,000 miles away to say Brian Williams had reported our evacuation on the NBC Nightly News, which I assume meant I wasn't imagining things.

An Open Letter to Tim Curry

Dori Hartley | Posted 08.25.2013 | Celebrity
Dori Hartley

We are with you Tim. Your fans are not like any other fans. We're not just fans -- we're what you made of us, and what you made of us is pure love.

Carnival Makes The Case For Travel Insurance

Posted 03.19.2013 | Travel

Carnival Cruise Lines has had a rough few weeks, but as difficult as Triumph's drift, Dream's electrical failure and Legend's propulsion problems have...

The Ringleader of the Tormentors -- Morrissey Brings His Arsenal to Radio City

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Wednesday night Morrissey, the voice of a generation of indie rock lovers, was simply on fire from the get go.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Talks New Autobiography, 'Total Recall,' in Google+ Hangout (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.08.2012 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

Action superstar, influential political figure and all-around pop culture icon Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Google Plus Friday to promote his new tell-all autobiography, Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story.

Join the Epic World of Heroes With Stan Lee on YouTube (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.23.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

So, why did Stan Lee decide to create the epic World of Heroes on YouTube? It's simple, really. "We put it together for mankind," Lee says.

Dennis Morris on Bob Marley and Flirting His Way to a Good Photograph (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

For renowned music photographer Dennis Morris; taking that legendary picture all comes down to timing: "Photography, the essence of it, will always be...

The Legend of the Ming Joint

Jeff Klima | Posted 08.08.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Many years before I became the world-weary bon vivant you love to love, I was a seeker of the dark and mystic arts. It was in those great nomadic travels of my youth that I happened upon the legend of the Ming Joint.

Is it Probable that People Anywhere in the World are Kidnapped Solely for the Purpose of Involuntary Organ Donation?

Quora | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weird News
Quora

Kidney theft is a venerable urban legend. The origins of urban legends are notoriously difficult to identify but in the case of kidney (or other organ) theft, the rumors seem to have preceded the real-life cases by some years.

Ambergris: Dragon Spittle Fragrance

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 01.18.2012 | Weird News
Dora Levy Mossanen

During the early stages of research for my forthcoming novel, The Last Romanov, I came across more than a few fascinating natural wonders, but none as mesmerizing as ambergris and its origin.

Joe Franklin Knows Talent

Dan Persons | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Mighty Movie Podcast has tracked down veteran talk-show host and all-around show-biz maven: Mr. Joe Franklin.

Downsizing: The Pleasures of Cruising Small

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Anchored off the coast of Croatia, I felt like I was on a private yacht. Cool breezes were coming off the shimmering waters of the Adriatic Sea, the p...

Marzieh, Iran's Musical Icon, Passes Away

Ali Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Safavi

Ashraf os-Sadat Morteza'i, or "Marzieh", had a legendry singing career which spanned some six decades. She died at the age of 86.

Liza Minnelli: Live at the Barnes & Noble

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Susan Sawyers

The real prize for Liza Minnelli's adoring fans: the first 160 purchasers received hot pink wristbands for entrance to a short performance at the Upper West Side B&N that night.