| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Peter Wolf is a music fan. So while he’s best known for his work as singer of the J. Geil Band and its 1980s hits “Centerfold” and “Freeze Frame,” don’t expect that to be all he does when he stops......
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:40 AM
And to think, it took Wrigley Field 91 years to host its first concert.
Rolling Stone ranked the top 10 rock stadiums and arenas in the U.S. – based on a poll it took among 26 music insiders, including country singer Miranda Lambert, rapper...
| Nov 15, 2013
Susan Sontag was often an arrogant, unsubtle, dull, pompous, ridiculous writer. Who else would have included the following in an essay on visiting North Vietnam at the height of the Vietnam War?
This piece first ran in Printers...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"PROSECUTORS ALL over the nation are facing the same social and legal quandary: How do you protect young women from not just sexual assault but the magnification of those assaults via the Internet? How much punishment can they mete out to boys, who in...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:49 AM
A 25-year-old woman who has been loyally visiting Charles Manson -- the nation's most notorious convicted killer who has a swastika carved into his forehead -- in prison, said recently that they are going to wed.
"I'll tell you straight up, Charlie and...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Charles Manson's girlfriend can't be too happy about this. She's all like "Charlie and I are going to get married." But Charlie's all like, No, we're not.
Meanwhile, all the single guys on planet Earth are like: "Charles Manson has a girlfriend?!?"...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If you had to guess what kind of play "How to Be a Rock Critic" might be from its title alone, precedent would strongly suggest some kind of comic-absurdist romp.
After all, it's not unusual for scoffing to be on the agenda when critics turn up as...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Attention all polarizing twentysomething pop stars: When you name-drop your inspirations, don't always expect them to respond with a thank you.
Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor, who is no stranger to controversy herself, wasn’t...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:26 AM
God bless Sinead O’Connor, the prickly Irish rock singer who once ripped a photograph of the pope on live TV to protest the Catholic Church’s child sex abuse scandal, for trying to school Miley Cyrus on the pitfalls of female sexual...
| Oct 13, 2013
Vermont-based improvisational rock band Phish has played Hampton Coliseum 15 times. Most of the concerts have been part of two- or three-night stands. In recent years, the band's visits to Hampton have coincided with key moments in Phish history. Here's a...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The man who told CBS News in 2011 “the biggest terrorist is Obama in the United States of America” is taking a break from rapping about politics.
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco said his fifth album, “...