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Open Letter to the Ghost of Lou Reed

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Davis Schneiderman

The Andy Warhol banana on the cover was not the picture of a banana, but the negation of a banana, and the nail-scratch violin of "The Black Angel's Death Song," with you as Bob Dylan, if Bob-Dylan-were-Donovan, was not pop at its most cynical, but pop at its most inimical.

10 Lou Reed Lyrics That Will Live On Forever

Posted 10.31.2013 | Arts

Lou Reed, that art rock icon who birthed The Velvet Underground, "Metal Machine Music" and ostrich tuning, passed away on October 27, 2013 at the age ...

Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol!

Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts

Andy Warhol had a knack for turning unmistakably mundane items like soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles into pop art icons. But there is perhaps no other ...

Which Box Set Is Actually Worth Your Money?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Entertainment

Select box set reviews from The Associated Press: Johnny Cash, "The Complete Columbia Album Collection" (Columbia/Legacy)...

Battle Of The Banana: Warhol Vs. Velvet Undergound

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol's career was based on repurposing well-known celebrity images and brands, but now the Warhol Foundation has found itself in a heated battl...