Album Review: The Black Keys’ ‘Turn Blue’ Turns Back Time

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Duo’s new album is a solid ’70s flashback.

A Man, Just Not That Manly

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“We’re all human and can embody any of the spectrum of gendered behaviors at any time,” argues N.C. Harrison.

Don’t Be Mad at the Beastie Boys Because of the GoldieBlox ‘Girls’ Parody Lawsuit

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What you may not know about The Beastie Boys and GoldieBlox’s legal battle.

This Is Rage. Welcome.

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Ken Goldstein is embarking on an experiment at The Good Men Project. Serializing his new novel, This Is Rage, chapter by chapter.

The Real Problem With Jahar on Rolling Stone

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Putting Tsarnev on the cover highlights the power he has left.

Rolling Stone: A Case Against Censorship

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Professor Warren Blumenfeld reflects on the Rolling Stone’s decision to feature the Boston Marathon Bomber.

What Bono Learned as his Father Died

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In Blank on Blank, the new video series from Public Radio Exchange, one the world’s biggest rock stars dissects the notion of a dignified death

The Old Man Is Way Cooler Than You

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Marco Greenberg has come to the somewhat sad realization that he will never be as cool as his dad.

The Time I (Almost) Defined a Generation

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James Greer looks back at his most spectacular failures as Senior Writer at Spin Magazine and marvels at how close he was to giving Generation X its name.

Why I Don’t Hate on Justin Bieber

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Why do we harshly judge a teenage boy for not being man enough?

Suggestions For the GOP Playlist

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Elissa Schappell wants to help the GOP select a great convention playlist, since all their favorite musicians won’t have anything to do with them.

Cover Me, I’m Going In: SI Swimsuit Edition 2012

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Jamie Reidy wonders how little is too little when it comes to bikinis and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.

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.

Man-to-Man with Bill Plympton

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The ‘King of Indie Animation’ on laughing, crying, idiots, and angels.

The Darker Side of Green

Ryan O’Hanlon reports from “The Darker Side of Green,” a Lexus-sponsored party/debate about global warming hosted by recycler extraordinaire… Tracy Morgan.