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From Fillmore East To The Moon: Chats with ABB's Jaimoe, CPD's Steve Perry, POTM's Shear Brothers and Cris Cab...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jaimoe: You go in, and it's "Hey man, I've got this song, let's try it here. I heard it on the radio the other day and it goes similar to this." [hums tune] You relate to that like bouncing a ball against the wall. The ball comes back, but it's not going to come straight back at you

Art Elevates

Sue Shanahan | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

I had a vague sense that my talent is here to make the world a more beautiful place. But what's the use of beauty? It has no worth that can be measured or weighed.

Happiness Is the Truth: Fighting Despair

Julie Gray | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Julie Gray

It used to be that "end times," apocalyptic thinking was solely the purview of the crazies. You know, the fundamentalists, the recluses, the paranoid, the kooky guy holding a "The End is Near!" sign on the street corner.

The Real Driver of Great Innovation Via Alexander Graham Bell and Pharrell Williams

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Does innovation come from within, or is it driven by outside forces? We often think of innovation as a random stroke of genius, a spark of creativity ignited by a great mind.

Pharrell's Hat Is Even More Famous Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Style

Remember Pharrell Williams' hat from the 2014 Grammy Awards? The one that sparked a massive Twitter parody movement and was later sold to fast-food ch...

Deaf Singers Introduce Us To An Entirely New 'Happy' Dance

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact

A group of teenaged campers is proving you don't need to hear "Happy" to feel it. The ASL interpretation of Pharrell Williams' mega-hit song, filme...

Does Everybody Have a Book in Them?

Dianne Collins | Posted 08.15.2014 | Books
Dianne Collins

So if you, too, are thinking of writing a book, ask yourself: Who will want to read it? What is my art form? How can I better hone the craft of writing? What will be the value of it to our culture?

Don't Swear Off 'Happy' Videos Until You Watch This Adorable One Of Seniors Dancing

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.30.2014 | Good News

We know, we know, you've already seen a billion videos of people dancing to Pharrell's "Happy," but we promise, when you see these seniors boogieing d...

'Beauty Has No Expiration Date': Pharrell Made A Video With Miley

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment

We now live in a post-2013 VMAs world, where music videos featuring Miley's tongue and dancing models are considered kind of "meh." Pharrell's new vid...

Stevie Nicks Is Joining 'The Voice' As An Adviser

AP | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Nicks is joining "The Voice" as an adviser to Adam Levine's team for the upcoming season. Filming is currently underway o...

Usher & Nicki Minaj Just Gave Us Another Song Of The Summer

rollingstonelogo | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By JON BLISTEIN Usher and Nicki Minaj are the latest to hop inside Pharrell's unstoppable di...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman:All Hail Cris Cab

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

We might as well start calling Pharrell Williams King Midas. He probably won't answer anybody who takes that sentence literally, but I'm simply trying...

Brennan Williams

Charlie Wilson Dishes Details On New Music With Pharrell & Kanye

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

For decades, singer-songwriter Charlie Wilson has managed to overcome various personal and professional triumphs while maintaining relevance with his ...

American and Iranian Youth Find Solidarity in Being "Happy"

Shermin Kruse | Posted 08.06.2014 | World
Shermin Kruse

A simple act of expressing joy became an international news story with unexpectedly unifying results.

'Happy' Video Shows Iran: It's Time to Let Your People Dance

Nazanin Boniadi | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Nazanin Boniadi

Despite the onslaught of attacks against freedom of expression in Iran, the international community has largely averted its gaze until now, when Pharrell Williams' smash hit song "Happy" thrust Iran's dismal human rights record back into the spotlight.

Happy in Syria? I Know What You're Thinking Right Now

Laila Alawa | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Laila Alawa

The video opens up on smiling laughing children. It's your normal "Happy" video -- joining videos from America, Germany, Egypt and Australia, to name a few -- but there's a slight twist to it: The people in the video are Syrian.

Pharrell Apologizes For Controversial Cover

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

Pharrell Williams is upping his style status once again. The "Happy" singer is gracing the special-edition cover of Elle UK's July issue. Phar...

Pharrell Says He Can't Be A Feminist Because He's A Man

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment

It's been a year since "Blurred Lines" was the frontrunner for the 2013 Song of the Summer, but Pharrell Williams is still fielding questions about it...

Pharrell And Spike Lee Are Joining Forces At The Apollo

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.27.2014 | Black Voices

Mark your calendars, because on June 3, Pharrell Williams will be performing at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater for an interactive concert directed ...

Happy

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion
Jack Schimmelman

Dasha. Photo by Tania. Used with permission. If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution. So said Emma Goldman more than 100 year...

The Art Book That Will Make You Smile 'Til Your Face Hurts

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.27.2014 | Arts

You know that unbridled giddiness you used to get from blowing out birthday candles, riding a swing or scoring an ice cream cone before dinner? That p...

Pharrell's Secret To Success

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment

As a two-time Grammy Producer of the Year recipient, Pharrell knows how to write a song that you simply can't forget. In trying to figure out Pharrell...

Did Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Free 'Happy' Iranians?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

The arrest of young Iranian men and women who created a video of themselves dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" caught the attention of the world ye...

Daily Meditation: What Makes You Happy

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Police Arrest Young Iranians For 'Happy' Pharrell Video

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

UPDATE 5/21 -- Iranian political satirist and radio host Kambiz Hosseini, who started the #FreeHappyIranians hashtag, tweeted on May 21 that all of...