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It's A Family Affair: A Playlist for Larry and the King Family

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Just imagine the very special panel Larry King could assemble for this story. Personally, I'm a longtime Larry-head, so I genuinely hope that this is his best divorce yet.

"Funny How Time Slips Away": A Playlist For Conan O'Brien

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Coco at 11:00 sounds cozy, doesn't it? Here's a playlist for Conan and company in their nice, new late night cable home.

"Sophisticated Lady": One Guy's Playlist for the Classy Return of Sandra Bullock

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

If you somehow didn't love Sandra Bullock already, here's your chance to start marching with the good guys -- as well as one guy's loving playlist for a sophisticated and lovely lady.

Hit the Road Jack: a Tortured Fan's Playlist for the End of "24"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I have been there watching "24" since its first hour, and now, I will be there when Jack Bauer hits the road this year too. In appreciation for all that entertainment/patriotism/torture, here's one fan's loving playlist.

Working for the Weekend: A Sunday Playlist for Congress

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is a playlist for our elected officials in Washington who were actually working today -- or at least what passes for working in Congress.

"Another Park, Another Sunday": A Super Bowl Sunday Playlist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Wild

You better you bet that The Who will have halftime covered pretty well this Sunday, especially with the great Zak Starkey on drums. So here's a special Sunday playlist to help kickoff some alternative entertainment.

"Ladies Night": Here's My Morning After Grammy Playlist for The Year of the Woman

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

If all those Grammys weren't enough for you -- Beyonce, Taylor, GaGa -- here's are some songs to honor this moment and to have your head spinning like Pink was last night.

Wild At The Grammys: Notes From Inside the Bunker of Music's Biggest Night

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

As the record shows, I campaigned to be Grammy writer on a platform of transparency, and damn it, I intend to fulfill that promise.

"Too Darn Hot": My Playlist To Help Heat Things Up At The Copenhagen Climate Summit

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Wild

I really do believe in the threat of global warming, and in honor of the Copenhagen climate talks, here's my playlist to prove it.

"Hanukkah Rocks": My Only Slightly Guilty Playlist for This Year's Festival of Lights

David Wild | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wild

Here are some songs that will go down easy for just about anybody along with a few latkes and an extra serving of holiday spirit.

"Getting Better": A Playlist for President Obama on the Anniversary of Election Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Rome wasn't built in a day, and apparently the United States won't be completely rebuilt in a year either. But here's to things at least "Getting Better."

"Thank You Friends": A Very Special Thanksgiving Playlist For The Huffington Post Community

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's my personal Thanksgiving playlist, designed to help put us all in the proper mindset for Thursday's holiday, and arguably for every other day here on earth too.

Neil Diamond Covers "The Chanukah Song" (VIDEO)

Posted 12.07.2012 | Comedy

Chanukah's a-comin, which means that any time you're near a radio, there's a chance "The Chanukah Song" will remind you that O.J Simpson is not a Jew....

The Perfect Semitic Storm: Five Reasons Everybody Should Buy the New Christmas Albums by Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan And Barry Manilow This Season

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Don't crucify me, but sometimes it takes a Jew to make truly great Christmas music. Irving Berlin wrote "White Christmas" poolside at the Arizona Biltmore.

"Wishing Well": A Playlist for Rush Limbaugh in Hawaii Tonight

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Dear Rush, Here are a few songs to help speed what I hope will be your quick recovery. Here's hoping that you can right back to being wrong real soon.

"Bad Moon Rising": My Playlist For All You Suckers Waiting On Line To See The Twilight Saga: New Moon

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Fortunately, as the father of two sons, absolutely no one is asking me to see New Moon, but for those out there waiting in some bloody line, here's my moon-themed playlist.

Celebrity Twitter Wisdom

beliefnet.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sure, a lot of celebrities on Twitter -- the popular social networking service that allows readers to post short messages (tweets) of 140 characters o...

Beatles For Sale, John Leckie Interview on The Stone Roses, This Week's New Albums, plus Scott Weiland, Jason Mraz, and Glee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the release of stereo and mono box sets, individual album reissues, and their own edition of Rock Band, The Beatles finally have stepped into the 21st century in a major way.

A Dream Goes On Forever: A Playlist for Senator Ted Kennedy

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Senator Ted Kennedy loved to sing. And so it seems only fitting to make a playlist in memory of this singular American icon who did so much for so long to help so many.

Songwriting Legend Ellie Greenwich Gone at 68

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ellie Greenwich became one of the U.S.'s top songwriters in the sixties, and she is most famous for having co-penned classics such as "Be My Baby" and "Chapel Of Love."

An Interview With Janis Ian Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."

An Interview With Buffy Sainte-Marie, Plus Train and Digital 45 Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This being Woodstock Week, it seemed a perfect time to catch-up with this artist whose music influenced many of those who appeared at the culture-changing event.

My Farewell Post: Why I've Decided To Stop Blogging. Tweeting Or Even Talking To You

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

For the next few days, I feel it's important to focus on my family and first and foremost boring the people who really love me. So that is why you won't be hearing from me this week.

Born In The U.S.A.: My Ethical Workout Tape Playlist for CNN's Pride And Joy, Lou Dobbs

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Wild

I'm no Birther, so I thought that maybe I could try to talk a little sense to Mister Lou Dobbs in the only way that I know how: with a goofy but totally grooving playlist here on Huffington Post.

Music Torture

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Charles Warner

Music torture is not as bad as waterboarding, but listening to blaring Neil Diamond singing day and night is close. What music would it take to make you confess?