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Conversation About Billy Joel Bio With Author Fred Schruers

Tom Teicholz | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Fred Schruers and I discuss his Billy Joel: The definitive Biography.

When Bruce Springsteen Helped Bring Down the Berlin Wall

Greg Mitchell | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Bruce played one of his very long sets -- 32 songs -- and delivered an impassioned speech in grade school but effective enough German: "I'm not here for any government. I've come to play rock 'n' roll for you in the hope that one day all the barriers will be torn down."

As Berlin Marks Fall of the Wall: The Secret Police Document on Bob Dylan

Greg Mitchell | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Next week, all of Germany -- and the rest of the world, at a distance -- will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall in 1989. Much has been written about it and much more to come in the following days. One angle you may not hear much about is the role Western rock 'n' roll played.

Cooperstown's Mayor on Obama's Visit -- and That Anti-Fracking Protest

Greg Mitchell | Posted 07.23.2014 | New York
Greg Mitchell

Jeff Katz, who won his second term unopposed, is an unusual figure in this town -- as a Jew from Chicago and as one of the first Democrats to serve as mayor in this conservative region. But he's got the baseball fanaticism down, in this home for the hallowed Baseball Hall of Fame.

Courtney Love: Bruce Springsteen's Saxophones 'Don't Belong In Rock 'N' Roll'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment

Because a Courtney Love video diary is what we need get us through this sudden blast of winter weather in April, the Hole frontwoman has spent the pas...

Caroling with Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer and Judith Hill

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Christmas came early this year. First there was the gift of the documentary "20 Feet from Stardom," now shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar. Th...

Survey: News Biz Shooting Itself in the Head Trying to Stay Profitable

David Ropeik | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media
David Ropeik

Less news = smaller audience = less profit.

'Dig In, One-Percenters'

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Be it concert or charity auction, Bruce Springsteen can bring any event to a crescendo. Springsteen briefly took over auctioneeri...

Why This Was A Great Week To Be Old(er)

Michele Willens | Posted 02.14.2013 | Fifty
Michele Willens

Rather than focusing on those things that made me feel my age this week-- sitting down at a restaurant and immediately spilling my drink, realizing Dustin Hoffman is now 75, writing lists of what I need to Google -- I am finding the pride behind the pain.

Help From His Friends: Springsteen, Jay-Z Push For Obama

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.01.2012 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- Some big-name celebrities will help President Barack Obama make his closing case to voters in the most competitive states. Rock singer ...

The Road of Good Intentions Has Gone Dry as a Bone...

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Donna Jean Freberg

Who can't admit that to lead this country (or any country) is challenging and tiring and, as President Obama said so honestly Thursday night, drives a person to their knees?

Hey Los Angeles, There's a Train Arrivin'

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

How was the Bruce Springsteen show? Probably the best I have ever seen. While that's no understatement, the real show in L.A. opened this morning at 5 am when the Expo Line started running between downtown and La Cienega Blvd.

Taking Care of Our Constitution

Alex Glashausser | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Alex Glashausser

Without the mandate, the costs of taking care of our own may become unsustainable. Striking it down thus would be a step toward the potential repeal of the Emergency Medical Treatment Act -- a repeal that would, for many, be a death trap.

Springsteen Applauds Occupy Movement

Benjamin Hart | Posted 02.18.2012 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen said this week that his new album Wrecking Ball was inspired by an "angry patriotism" that drew fuel from the Occupy movement. S...

The Boss Is Heading To The Big Easy

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 01.24.2012 | Fifty

NEW ORLEANS -- The last time Bruce Springsteen performed in New Orleans it was less than a year after Hurricane Katrina hit, and "The Boss" moved thou...

Do We Care About The Lyrics Anymore?

Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Lucas Kavner

Music, in general, might be missing its lyrical heroes. Who are our real poets in 2011? With Occupy Wall Street and the recession and the slipping middle class, it seems like the right time for a new icon to emerge. One that speaks more directly to us, without hiding.

WATCH: Ben Stiller Does Bruce Springsteen On 'SNL'

Posted 12.09.2011 | Comedy

Derek Zoolander wasn't the only classic Ben Stiller character who made an appearance on this weekend's "Saturday Night Live." Anyone who enjoyed "T...

Bruce Springsteen, Cascada & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Bruce Springsteen, Cascada, an...

The E-Street Band Will Decide How To Proceed Without Clarence Clemons

AP | By JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Steve Van Zandt says Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band will get together over the next couple of weeks to discuss how the band will ...

Why Clarence Clemons Matters to Race Relations

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 08.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

The cover photo of Born to Run -- Springsteen grinning and leaning on Clemons' broad shoulder -- meets the standard for iconic rock n' roll images. And its status is rooted in the beautiful story that picture tells.

Bruce Springsteen: Well-Read Rocker

Will Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will Weaver

Throughout his career, what distinguishes Springsteen is his understanding of the American ethos -- taking the pulse of America as John Steinbeck and Walt Whitman once did.

Guitarist SLAMS Praise Of Michael Vick

ESPN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

An open letter to the men and women of the sports reporting community...

Bruce Springsteen & Jimmy Fallon Sing 'Whip My Hair' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon had a special guest on "Late Night" last night: "The Boss" himself, Bruce Springsteen! Fallon was thrilled to have him on the show, and s...

Born to Rank: The Top 25 Bruce Springsteen Songs

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Mankiewicz

2010-09-22-bruce.jpgThe criteria are flexible. They're a combination of songwriting, listening pleasure, live performance and at what point in the song I begin to cry like an 11-year-old girl.

Burn Notice: The Great Man Purge of 2010

The DC Damsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
The DC Damsel

Remember the Friends episode when Monica and Rachel and Phoebe decided to cleanse themselves of all the asshole men they'd dated by burning mementos f...