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Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith Do Justice to the Monkees' Formidable Catalog

More than 50 years after the Monkees made their Cleveland debut, two of the band's principal members—Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith—brought their …

Music

Watch Neil Young reunite with Crazy Horse

The band kicked off their short run of dates with a show in Fresno last night<p><b>Neil Young</b> and <b>Crazy Horse</b> played their first show together in four years …

How to pick up a cat so it doesn't scratch the sh*t out of your face

If you've ever been stumped by how to pick up a cat without getting scratched, never fear. This Vancouver vet has you covered.<p>Dr. Yuri Burstyn of …

Watch Neil Young Revisit 'Peace Trail' for New 'Paradox' Video

Neil Young revisits his 2016 song "Peace Trail" for the rocker's latest music video, featuring footage from Young and Promise of the Real's surreal …

Music Videos

Watch Dua Lipa perform “IDGAF” with Charli XCX, Zara Larsson, MØ, and Alma

A new girl group is born.<p>Dua Lipa is the most-nominated artist at Wednesday night's Brit Awards, which are being held in London. To celebrate her …

Pop Music

Neil Gaiman Reading The Raven in Front of a Crackling Fireplace Is Like a Warm Blanket For Our Ears

Like a toasty mug of cocoa on a winter’s eve, let the smooth sound of Neil Gaiman reading the Edgar Allan Poe classic enrich your soul.<p>Gaiman …

Neil Gaiman

The Last Great Beatnik Café

© Christophe MichelBehind every generation of revolutionary writers, there’s usually a time-worn café. Hemingway had Paris’ <i>La Closerie Des Lilas</i>; …

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Return With New Song And Album

Today we have new music from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and an album announcement. The song is called "You Worry Me," and it'll be on the band's second record titled <i>Tearing At The Seams</i>.<p>Fortified by so much live performing, this Denver-based band went to Rodeo, New Mexico to write and …

Naked attraction: art and tragic tales in Modigliani’s Paris

Poor Amedeo Modigliani, what a tough life he led. I’m thinking this as I climb the steps to his last studio in Montparnasse. It’s a classic artist’s garret with peeling paint and poor lighting, and climbing the countless floors on a narrow stone tread, leaves me winded. It wouldn’t have been easy …

France

Watership Down

Revisited is a series in which writers look back on a work of art they first encountered long ago. Here, Emily Ruskovich revisits Richard Adams’s Watership Down.<p>My parents had known each other for only three weeks when my dad asked my mom to marry him. She was stunned by his proposal, and so she …

Literature

Inside Paul Cézanne’s Studio

A few years ago, during a visit to Cézanne’s studio in Aix-en-Provence, I experienced a flash of insight about the artist that I saw as intrinsic to his becoming the father of modern painting. Once having seen it, it inspired me to move in a new direction in my own work.<p>Cézanne painted his studio …

David Cassidy, Singer and 'Partridge Family' Teen Idol, Dead at 67

David Cassidy, the musician, actor and <i>Partridge Family</i> teen idol, died Tuesday, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>. He was 67.<p>Related<p>David Cassidy: …

Meet Quimera the 'Two-Faced' Cat: The Most Rare and Beautiful Feline You've Ever Laid Eyes on

Quimera the cat is like a character out of a <i>Batman</i> comic: one part Catwoman, two parts Two-Face.<p>This exotic kitty with two different colored eyes, …

Joni Mitchell Dug Deep to Make Her Dark Masterpiece ‘Blue’

She was already one of the most talented singer/songwriters on the scene, but when she created ‘Blue,’ Mitchell proved herself one of the premier …

Charlie Chaplin

Tom Petty, Rock Craftsman Admired for Four Decades, Dies at 66

LOS ANGELES — Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Tom Petty, who with his band the Heartbreakers married '60s-era folk rock with the Southern accents of his native Florida into the harder-edged 21st-century musical landscape, died Monday night, his manager and publicist said. Petty was 66.<p>Petty went into …

Tom Petty: A Life in Pictures

21 Weird Things Cats Do That Only Cat Owners Understand

Every cat has a "jogging" hour and a "knocking off" hour.

Pets

Little boy about to receive a dog for his birthday (1955) https://t.co/3lRmv8iSYx

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, dies at 73

Sam Shepard, paragon playwright of the American West, was born to roam.<p>With a father who was an Army officer and sometime farmer and a mother who was a teacher, Shepard — born in 1943, the oldest of three — spent his childhood bouncing around the heartland. This would later inform his writing, …

Sam Shepard, dead at age 73, was a new kind of artist

NEW YORK (AP) — Old enough to see the rustic world of his childhood disappear, Sam Shepard was a new kind of man who brought a new kind of language …

'Goodbye My Brother': Hundreds Say Goodbye To Hero Marine Dog In Emotional Ceremony

Cena, a black labrador, served three tours in Afghanistan with the Marines. He died on Wednesday at the age of 10.<p>Hundreds of people lined the streets of Muskegon, Michigan, this week to pay tribute to a true hero.<p>Cena the black labrador served in Afghanistan over six months in 2009 and 2010 …

Pets

Sam Shepard: A Life in Pictures

Visually-Striking Collages of Man Gazing into the Abyss

Existentialists will love the work of Alexandre Coll.<p>Like a strange, surrealist dreamscape, the figures in Alexandre Coll's pastel-hued collages are dwarfed by their eerie and wonderful surroundings. A woman perches impossibly on the bottom of the basket of an inverted hot air balloon. A gentleman …

A Look Back At Monterey Pop, 50 Years Later

In the 21st century, destination music festivals seem like a dime a dozen. But just 50 years ago, there was only one: the Monterey International Pop Festival, which featured more than 30 artists and bands playing over the course of three days in the summer of 1967.<p>Monterey Pop set the template for …

The ‘Adiós’ Interviews, Part 2 of 3: “I’m So Proud Of My Dad” Says Daughter Ashley, As Glen Campbell Album Hits UK Top 3

<b>Glen Campbell</b>‘s daughter, singer-songwriter and banjo player <b>Ashley Campbell</b>, has told uDiscover of her great pride in her father and his final album</i> …

Gregg Allman, Influential Force Behind the Allman Brothers Band, Dies at 69

Gregg Allman, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, the incendiary group that inspired and gave shape to both the Southern rock and jam-band movements, died on Saturday at his home in Savannah, Ga. He was 69.<p>His publicist, Ken Weinstein, said the cause was complications of liver cancer.<p>The …

The story behind Janis Joplin's landmark hit 'Me and Bobby McGee'

Penned by Kris Kristofferson, the timeless cut is Joplin's epitaph<p>On January 11, 1971 Port Arthur native Janis Joplin’s version of the Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster’s song “Me and Bobby McGee” was released as a single, just four months after she died of an accidental drug overdose.<p>It would …

Music

Scottie the cat fell in love with the ‘girl next door’ and now they have a beautiful relationship

<b>A male cat named Scottie has finally won the love of his life over after spending weeks admiring her from afar.</b><p>Scottie fell in love with Sophie the …

Pets

Chris Cornell Had an Unforgettable Vulnerability

On Wednesday night, Chris Cornell, of the rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, was found dead in his hotel room at the MGM Grand Casino in Detroit. His representatives called his passing “sudden and unexpected,” and early reports from the Detroit Police Department suggest suicide. (A white man …

Agnès Varda’s Art of Being There

Movie theatres used to be more like art galleries. Many viewers went without regard to showtimes and dropped in on a movie in progress, staying again to watch from the start to their own entry point (thus, the origin of the phrase “This is where I came in”). Now moviegoing—expensive and rare—is …