The Snow Art of Simon Beck (VIDEO)

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English artist trudges over miles of snow to create temporary masterpieces.

My Daughter, My Hero

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Why my daughter’s generation will do what the Woodstock and Gen X generations didn’t.

Lou Reed: An Appreciation

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The music world loses its Rock and Roll Heart.

The Good Men Playlist: ‘The White Album’

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What’s it like to crawl so deeply inside an album that it becomes part of your emotional vocabulary?

How to Play Guitar Like a Sweet Rockstar


Hey you! You want to rock so hard that everybody’s head explodes and they orgasm at the same time? You want hot licks and sweet grooves? You want to bust out some sick solos? Here are some amazing tips to turn you into the guitar god you were always meant to be.

The Cold & The Soul: The Joy of Dining in NYC


Dinner at Emilio Ballato’s on Houston reminds John Tinseth why he lives in such an expensive city.

33 Albums You Should Listen to Before You Die


Music you don’t have on your iPod … yet. Steve Jaeger’s got bold taste in movies, and albums, too.

The Ten Bands I Will Be Pleasured With in Heaven

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Sean Beaudoin realizes that if he’s going to slag on other people’s favorite bands, he better offer up his 10 favorite bands for others to slag on.

What Is a Good Man?


With quotes from friends and famous folks alike, Tom Matlack finds that defining goodness is not science, it’s art.

Top Ten ‘Male Anthem’ Nominees

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Mark Ellis ponders what it takes to make a song a true Male Anthem, and lists the 10 he thinks fit the bill.

News: @HannibalTabu Brings Komplicated Tech & Culture News to Sunday Morning Live [@sundaymlive]

The popular web radio show enjoys the Komplicated style of madness with tech tidbits & culture commentary.

Movies: Andre 3000 Set To Play Jimi Hendrix in Biopic Despite Challenges

The Outkast veteran believes he’s experienced in a new adaptation of the legendary musician’s life.

At Valhalla’s Gates: A Life With Metal

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Male menopause, heavy metal, and Lonesome Dove.

The Week in Review


Well, last week I loaded up my week in review with links and … no one read it. So I’m taking a different approach here.

Music: Jimi Hendrix Named Greatest Guitarist of All Time by Rolling Stone [@rollingstone]

A fitting level of props for the virtuoso musician on the week he would have turned 69 years old.

Respect: Happy Birthday Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

We stop to pay tribute to the guitar legend, who would have turned 69 on Sunday.