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Against Me! Singer Digs Deep About Coming Out As Transgender

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Laura Jane Grace, the lead vocalist for the punk-rock band Against Me!, came out as transgender in 2012. Since then, she has been open and honest abou...

#AOLBUILD Welcomes Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and @SexTapeMovie Director, Jake Kasdan

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

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Morality, the Zeitgeist, and D**k Jokes: How Post-Carlin Comedians Like Louis C.K. Have Become This Generation's True Philosophers

Nick Simmons | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Nick Simmons

They said it about Hicks, and they said it about Carlin: they were not only comedians, but great thinkers. They were cultural commentators, who just happen to pepper in some d**k jokes for good measure.

RZA Fires Back At Raekwon's Diss: 'I'm Walkin' Hip-Hop!'

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In a HuffPost Live interview Tuesday, rap legend RZA fired back at fellow Wu-Tang MC Raekwon, who called RZA's solo work "mediocre" in a recent Rollin...

Times Three

Tony Woodcock | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Note: In recent weeks, I've been blown away by three new recordings. Two are by alumni of New England Conservatory, the third is by an old colleague a...

Our Job as Americans, According to Time Magazine, Is to Destroy the Planet

Charles Alexander | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Charles Alexander

Why can't most business executives, economists, politicians and journalists see the big picture? Why is "environment" hardly ever in their vocabulary, much less a priority? A good example of the cluelessness displayed by our so-called leading thinkers can be found in the August 12 issue of Time.

Why We Need to See What the Monsters Look Like

Scott DiMarco | Posted 09.25.2013 | Media
Scott DiMarco

Several major retail chains have refused to sell the Rolling Stone with Tsarnaev on the cover due to poor taste and insensitivity. This is a different type of insensitivity -- insensitivity to the role of a free press and responsible journalism.

I Confess: An Open Letter to the National Security Agency

James Heffernan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Comedy
James Heffernan

I have just now learned how hard you are working to gather information about everything that Americans say on the phone and do over the Internet.

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows What Americans Think Of Controversial Magazine Cover

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.20.2013 | Media

Most Americans think Rolling Stone's "The Bomber" cover featuring accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is inappropriate, according to a ne...

No Rolling Stone News Is Bad News

Crystal Duan | Posted 09.18.2013 | College
Crystal Duan

Critics have raged that putting Tsarnaev in a spot normally devoted to sex symbols or entertainment legends makes the magazine glorify his actions.

Dear Rolling Stone...

Will Stephen | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media
Will Stephen

This is not subversive. This is not anti-establishment. It's not fun, alt-y, cool, or even solemn. This is thoughtless, irresponsible abuse of your cultural authority, and reckless exploitation of a terrible tragedy.

Scott Law: A Master of His Guitar

Maggie Sergio | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Maggie Sergio

Often, I do find myself saddened by everything that is wrong with our world. However, I've also learned the importance of gratitude that our planet has musicians like Scott, who in pursuit of his own self-knowledge, shares his gift with us all.

Best Music Venues, According To Rolling Stone

Posted 04.26.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you want to see the President of the United States or the band The Presidents Of The United States Of America or your favorite tourin...

Teyana Taylor Recreates Topless Janet Jackson Cover

Huffington Post | Michelle Marques | Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices

Teyana Taylor is known to take some pretty crazy fashion risks. Have you seen her 'Super Sweet 16' dress? But it's the latest look from the G.O.O.D Mu...

McKibben's Climate Change Masterpiece Is Strictly by the Numbers

Neil Wagner | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Bill McKibben's recent piece in Rolling Stone is probably the best piece ever written about the dire straights anthropogenic climate change has presented the human race.

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #9, "Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Tim tells them fashion and music are inextricably linked -- "Think about the Beatles! Or Lady Gaga!" -- and their friends at Garnier have partnered with Rolling Stone "to make rock and roll history" by presenting an unsigned band on the cover of the magazine.

Turning 'Little Princesses' Into Empowered Women, With The Help Of Men

Lori Day | Posted 10.15.2011 | Impact
Lori Day

This article has been co-written with Michele Sinisgalli-Yulo of Princess Free Zone. It's hard to admit it, but we need you. We need you to join the ...

The Spider That Won't Die, Professor Ai Weiwei And More

Posted 09.14.2011 | Home

Jane Austen Manuscript Sold For $1.6 Million One of Jane Austen’s original, unfinished manuscripts was sold at Sotheby’s in London this past Th...

PHOTO: Rihanna Shows Skin In Spray-On Shorts, Talks Loving S&M Sex

Posted 05.30.2011 | Entertainment

To Rihanna, S&M isn't just a hit song. The star covers the new issue of Rolling Stone, wearing spray-on shorts and giving the magazine an inside lo...

UP FOR AUCTION: Liebovitz Portrait Of John & Yoko

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A photo that Annie Leibovitz took of John Lennon shortly before he was killed is going up for auction in New York City. The photo wa...

The Fiery Furnaces Join Music Unites and Rolling Stone to Raise Money for Music Education

Mara Siegler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mara Siegler

Music Unites has joined with Rolling Stone magazine this summer to present the "In Tune" concert series featuring unplugged performances by emerging a...

Thank You, Marley & Me, For Bringing Jennifer Aniston back

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jason Notte

Marley & Me has committed sins that are unforgivable even by dog film standards. It adapted the sappiest memoir not written by Mitch Albom, exploited ...

Axl Right, World Wrong: "Democracy" Prevails

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Last night, nine years after Axl Rose first played me many of the songs on Chinese Democracy, I finally heard the album in all its glory. It's the sort of inspiring resurrection that's always welcome for those of us for whom rock & roll is still a religion.

This Week in Magazines: Tone Deaf Republicans, Rock Stars, and Subprime Wolves

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

It's unclear whether the GOP will convince itself that its panacea is a plug-in hybrid of a politician, and here's a question to jumpstart a boring dinner party: why don't we take perfumes seriously?

Bette Midler's Hulaween Ball: A Great Investment

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Chalupa

Last night, at Bette Midler's annual Hulaween Ball in the Waldorf Astoria, the eco-diva raised $2-3 million for New York's Restoration Project. Ticket...