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Why Campus Technology Was Better in the 1970s
Washington Post contributor, children's book author.
Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist & Author
It's important to be able to let that door be open sometimes, especially when you are alone.
Sylvester's Legacy Is "Mighty Real" In A New Musical
Worked as Associate producer, 'All My Children'; journalist; c...
Agent Of Change: Cathy MacNaughton On AIDS Assistance Program And The Importance Of Giving Back
Author, Journalist, Humorist, Cultural Moderator, More ...
Dorielle Caimi, Unrequited Lightning, oil on canvas
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Neither Painting Nor Disco Is Dead, And Here's The Art Show To Prove It
Don't worry, there will be a disco ball.
EDM Goes Back to the Future. Gaga and Today's Dance Divas Are the Future
Journalist and author, 'Victory Deferred: How AIDS Changed Gay...
Unlike much of what came to be lumped under E.D.M. -- frequently playing to feelings like anger and alienation -- dance-pop was, like disco itself, meant to evoke happy, fun, cathartic feelings.
The First Ladies of Disco Rock NYC
LGBT rights activist and gay veteran of the U.S. Army
Singing with a full band and talented back-up singers, The First Ladies of Disco had me, and the sold-out crowd that didn't have a chair to spare, out of their seats and screaming for more. In fact, I screamed myself a bit hoarse.
Purgatory & Paradise: Meryl Meisler's Vintage New York Photography
Michael Ernest Sweet
Canadian Writer & Photographer
INTERVIEW: Director Mark Christopher on "54"
Filmmaker, 'Capitol Hill' series, "Fallen Jewel", "Waxie Moon"
17 years after
originally opened in theaters, the filmmaker, Mark Christopher, is finally able to share the movie he wanted to make in the first place.
54: The Director's Cut
premiered this year in Berlin and continues to be a hit at the film festival circuit.
What Was Better? The 1960s Or 1970s?
Blog - Nouveau Old, Formerly Cute
When you think about it, the 1970s weren't as bad as those of us who tend to prefer the 1960s often like to say. There was unquestionably some good entertainment and some good times, even if we didn't like the clothes we were wearing.
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Dim All the Lights
for Donna Summer: My Personal Memories of One of the All-Time Great Singers
New York-based actor, writer, record-business survivor and cre...
Paul sat me right next to Donna, who treated me immediately like an old friend. In that very moment I stopped caring about what my boss would say, because in that second, and perhaps for the first time in my life, I felt exponentially less terrible about being me.
EDM: From Underground Movement to Commercial Phenomenon
Freelance writer and editor
As the old saying goes, better late than never. That could apply to the arrival of electronic dance music or EDM to the mainstream. Compared to rock and hip hop, it took more than 30 years for this once-underground sound to finally reach its current commercial peak.
Gamble and Huff: Music Producers Who Created the Sound of Philadelphia
Author, 'Election Day: An American Holiday, an American History'
Their music spoke to the day and the time and began to attract listeners of all types. There was nothing better than disco music to get people moving, and Americans were ready.
First Ladies of Disco - Show Some Love
LGBT rights activist and gay veteran of the U.S. Army
A new singing group filled with famous names and legendary voices has officially been formed. Martha Wash, Evelyn "Champagne" King and Linda Clifford are The First Ladies of Disco.
Iconic Jimmy Somerville Pays 'Homage' to His Disco Roots on New Album
Pollo Del Mar
Drag queen on the SF social, political, editorial and fundrais...
"The person I was 30 years ago -- and, to an extent, who I still am -- I was someone who loved and craved attention," shares Jimmy Somerville, "But when I got it, I couldn't cope with it."
Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One Bring Back the Boogie As Tuxedo
Detroit Music Advocate, Host of Fresh Is The Word Podcast
"I think that there is so much Nate Dogg on this record," says Mayer Hawthorne, one half of Tuxedo with producer Jake One, about the inspiration behind the album. "He was a massive influence on the making of this record."
Book Before Its Read
San Francisco drag performer, fashion muse, fundraiser, and go...
Music, it's so often said, has one of the strongest associative links for memory; you hear a song from your youth and immediately -- if only fleetingly -- you are transported back to that time of history and the textures come again into focus.
This 'Saturday Night Fever' Movie Mashup Will Transport You Back To The Days Of Disco
Adventure #1: Mexico, 1967
Sandra Ramos O’Briant
My best friends and I drove a '60 Chevy from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Mexico City, Guadalajara and Acapulco during winter break in 1967. Not only did I turn 18 on the trip, but my bff's were all guys
35 Years Selling Homes to the Stars: Lessons in the real estate business
Founder of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Author...
Like any good business idea, or any opportunity at that, New York City is what you make of it and the people that stay there the longest are the ones who--like entrepreneurs--find their niche and prosper in it.
Model Citizen Meets Modern Metals: A Fashion Week Feature on Gerard Yosca's Newest Collections
Writer working to create content that is effective, entertaini...
After thirty years, Gerard Yosca Jewelry, Inc. remains a force within the fashion industry. And we had the honor of asking the man behind the jewelry, Gerard Yosca himself, to tell us more about these new collections.
A Fresh Look At An Out, Proud Disco Legend For A New Generation
Curtis M. Wong
Summer in the '70s: Teen Angst, New Friends and Rock and Roll
Late Boom, Early X
Having attended the same public school since kindergarten, after 6th grade I had to move to a new town. I didn't want to hear about going back to school at all, knowing I had to start 7th grade at a Catholic school, where I didn't know anyone.
Know Disco? If So, You Can Save a Life: Learn How During National CPR Week
CEO, American Heart Association
Our Hands-Only CPR campaign is increasing the survival of victims by making people aware of Hands-Only CPR as an effective choice, training them in the skill, and giving them the confidence to take action.
Chromeo Talks To HuffPost About The New Album 'White Women'
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