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INTERVIEW: Paul Rodgers... Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and His Latest, "The Royal Sessions"

Binky Philips | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you've listened to Rock Radio in the USA for any length of time in the last 35 years, you have heard Paul Rodgers' voice over 200 times... easy! Paul is probably the most famous and well known rock vocalist that a whole lotta people don't know by name.

Weird Swamp Creature Named For Sir Mick—And For Good Reason

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.11.2014 | Science

Sure, being knighted is an impressive achievement. But you haven't really made it big until scientists name a prehistoric swamp creature after you. ...

James Brown Held the Spotlight, No Matter How Dark Life Got

Ted Fox | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
Ted Fox

From what Mr. Brown told me, and as the wonderful new movie, "Get On Up" powerfully shows, whatever frustrations he was dealing with then couldn't begin to match the pain, rejection and daily obstacles he endured as boy and young man.

10 Things I learned From Screening "Get on Up" #NABJ14

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

1. Viola Davis, Dan Akyroyd, and Octavia Spencer, should all get Oscar nods. 2. Chadwick Boseman is funky as the Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, ...

Get On Up

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.29.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Warts and all, in fits and starts, finally the Hardest Working Man in Show Business gets his story told.

5 Ways James Brown Made A Major Impact On American Culture

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.05.2014 | Black Voices

As James Brown’s highly anticipated biopic, “Get On Up,” is set to hit theaters this Friday, The Godfather Of Soul’s legacy still persists eig...

Christopher Rosen

The 'Get On Up' Moment Mick Jagger Doesn't Want To Talk About

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

Mick Jagger has been a James Brown fan for actual decades. The Rolling Stones lead singer, who turned 71 on Sunday, has admitted he copied many of Bro...

Chadwick Boseman Discusses James Brown 'Cut-Throat' Qualities

Associated Press | JAKE COYLE | Posted 08.01.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- A year after playing Jackie Robinson in "42," Chadwick Boseman was back in biopic spring training. To become James Brown for the ...

Mick Jagger Energizes "A Most Wanted Man" Premiere...Hot Stuff Coming to Broadway: "It's Only a Play" and "A Delicate Balance"--Plan in Advance!

Liz Smith | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"OH. MY. GOD. It's Mick Jagger!!"

WATCH: Jill Scott 'Got Pretty Banged Up' Filming James Brown Biopic

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.28.2014 | Black Voices

James Brown’s highly anticipated biopic, “Get On Up” is set to hit theaters nationwide on August 1st. Starring “42” actor, Chadwick Boseman...

Edward Rogers: Rock 'n' Roll Never Forgets in New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 09.02.2014 | New York
Tom Semioli

To be a rock 'n' roll practitioner in this strange place is to be an iconoclast and a dreamer -- like Edward Rogers, and his mentor, Kevin Ayers.

Life Lessons Through Rock Music

Linda Roy | Posted 09.01.2014 | Parents
Linda Roy

Of course there are lessons to be learned from rock music. As a songwriter, I know this and I try to use it to everyone's advantage. After all, the songwriters I'm referencing all went through their own stuff and toiled to put it all to paper in a concise and relatively snappy, relatable fashion.

Mick Jagger: Monty Python 'Wrinkly Old Men Trying To Relive Their Youth'

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.01.2014 | Comedy

LONDON (AP) — The members of Monty Python are aiming to move like Jagger in their live farewell shows. The five surviving Pythons have reunited for...

The Federal Reserve Board --The Adults in the Room

Terry Connelly | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

If you asked the average person how they feel about the Federal Reserve's latest economic projection that trimmed its estimate of 2014 U.S. GDP growth to a range of 2.1-2.3 percent, they would probably say that's not so hot -- not a recession, but quite depressing nonetheless.

Brennan Williams

'42' Star Explains Why He Nearly Passed On Portraying James Brown

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.02.2014 | Black Voices

Filling the shoes of "The Godfather Of Soul" James Brown for a feature-length film is not an easy task, according to actor Chadwick Boseman. This summ...

This Somehow Made Bowie & Jagger Even Weirder

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.19.2014 | Comedy

Almost nothing screams "Hey, this happened in the '80s!" like the video for David Bowie and Mick Jagger's "Dancing in the Street." The 1985 cover ...

Top Chef Daniel Humm Collects Pop Stars and Michelin Stars

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

For Eleven Madison Park, Chef Humm selected classic Miles Davis prints ("so cool, fresh, innovative and collaborative"), while the more raucous Rolling Stones photos preside at NoMad, which he calls "our looser, louder sibling."

Andy Warhol/ Seeing Red at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

One line gets a big laugh at Guild Hall's production of Red, the play screenwriter John Logan wrote about the painter Mark Rothko: in his studio, supe...

Mick Jagger Becomes Great-Grandfather

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 05.19.2014 | Celebrity

Sir Mick Jagger, the 70-year-old frontman for the Rolling Stones, has become a great-grandfather. Jagger achieved the new status over the weekend w...

Coldplay Finds Another Way To Make 'Fix You' Give You MORE Feels

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Coldplay dedicated its slow tempo tune "Fix You" to Mick Jagger at a concert in New York City. Chris Martin told the crowd Monday b...

Pop Music Could Use Another Decade as 'Gay' as the '80s

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

The new-wave acts of the early '80s represent everything that mainstream pop acts aren't so free to be today. Imagine One Direction hitting the stage dressed like Kajagoogoo. Would teenage girls still go wild? Would Taylor Swift have dated one of them?

Jodorowsky's Dune

Francis Levy | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Was Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune, "the greatest movie never made?" The South African director Richard Stanley makes that claim in Frank Pavich's documentary about the ill fated project, currently playing at Film Forum.

Documentary Jodorowsky's Dune: A Rollicking Ride in Creativity

Karin Badt | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

It is a rollicking adventure story into how Jodorowsky conceived of his idea Dune, and the inspiring wild steps Jodo took to make it. Jodorowsky thought big.

Week in Film: The Raid 2, Noah and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Darren Aronofsky is one of the most visionary directors of his generation, a filmmaker who isn't afraid to challenge an audience or to entertain it. I may not always like his films but they always give me a lot to think about.

Keeping The Spirit of Elaine's Alive by Nurturing Young Writers... And Partying

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.23.2014 | New York
Tony Sachs

Shortly after her death, a group of Elaine's regulars started the Table 4 Writers Foundation, named after Elaine's regular table, to continue her tradition of encouraging young creative types in general and writers in particular.