Five Reasons Why I’ve Quit Being Cool

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Kozo Hattori finds comfort in being a nerd.

Benedict Cumberbatch Photobombs to the ‘Jaws’ Theme… And It’s Amazing

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The ‘Sherlock’ star’s photobomb of legendary band U2 was funny… But it became epic when set to the ‘Jaws’ theme.

The Good Men Playlist: MLK Songs

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The great man has been honored many times in song. Here are a few.

Nelson Mandela in Song

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No words here, just a musical tribute.

Bono Talks About the Good News on Poverty (Yes, There’s Good News)

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Bono says, “What are the blind spots of our age? It might be something as simple as our deep-down refusal to believe that every human life has equal worth”

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 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.

The Gay Dad Project Letters

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Your dad is gay, too? How Jared, Erin, and Amie found each other and created a project for families like theirs.

Top 10 Opening Drum Beats of All-time

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Jamie Reidy offers his ranking of the Top 10 opening drum beats in rock history.

Top 10 Most Recognizable Opening Bass Lines of All Time

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Jamie Reidy reveals his Top 10 most recognizable Opening Bass lines in Rock-n-Roll.

No Service: Eff You, AT&T

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Jamie Reidy rants about AT&t’s lack of cell phone service at the Kentucky Derby.

Dodging the Greatest Hits Graveyard

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Ken Goldstein discusses the lesson in courage and vision that gets a company (or a performing artist) from one-hit wonder to sustainability even beyond “greatest hits.”

Concert Quandary: Cover Bands Are Better Than The Real Thing

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Jamie Reidy complains about major rock acts who don’t play all their best songs.

Prison Is Our Mirror

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Tom Matlack wants drugs and prison to become a part of every American’s life. He’s not as crazy as you think.

Sunshine Highway

You were up all night at the Captain’s Table drinking Tanqueray gin by the old piano Playing cards and smoking cigars ’til the sun came up Dropkick Murphys   Usually on Music Monday I share a song with you and tell you what the lyrics of a song mean to me and I ramble on […]