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22 Things You Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

Sorry, not sorry.<p><b>1. Being single.</b> Despite what Facebook or your mother may lead you to believe, there is no law against being single. Go be your ***flawless self and enjoy all the great stuff you have — and getting to take up your whole queen bed by yourself.<p><b>2. Saying no to plans with someone.</b> …

14 Reasons Not Living Together Is Great for Your Relationship

It might seem ideal to get boo'ed up permanently by having your boyfriend move in, but there are lots of perks to living apart.<p><b>1. You don't have to factor him into your apartment search.</b> Believe me, it's twice as hard finding a place when you've got to accommodate another person's requirements for …

Lou Reed, lead singer of Velvet Underground, dies aged 71

Lou Reed - Perfect Day on MUZU.TV.<p>Lou Reed, lead singer of the Velvet Underground, veteran chronicler of life's wilder, seamier and more desperate side and one of the most influential and distinctive songwriters of his generation, has died at the age of 71.<p>He had been suffering from liver failure …

Postmodernism killed the avant garde. Lady Gaga is no substitute for Lou Reed

I wonder if any of the 260 complaints about Lady Gaga's performance on The X Factor were about the death of the avant garde, because that's mine. If this doesn't get me in Pseuds Corner, nothing will. Indeed, other female performers have garnered more complaints, so if Gaga is working overtime to …

Lou Reed's New York City: Chelsea girls and parking lots

When Brooklyn-born musician Lou Reed died on Long Island on Sunday, he left behind a city whose grit and grime inspired him to create music that influenced decades of successful musicians.<p>These days, the Lower East Side crack dealers are more subtle and most of the prostitutes have been cleared …

Lou Reed - a life in pictures

We look back at the decades-long career of Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed, who has died aged 71. He underwent a liver transplant in May

The Velvet Underground & Nico: readers' reviews

The Velvet Underground & Nico is, it's fairly uncontroversial to say, an iconic album – thanks in large part to the Andy Warhol–designed sleeve, and the soundbite-friendly claim that it "only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band". Last week we asked readers to write in with …

The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground & Nico Super Deluxe – review

Today, the Grand Valley Dale Ballroom sells itself as the leading special event and banquet facility in Columbus, Ohio. "Getting married at the Grand Valley Dale Ballroom," its website says, "is Oh! So! Romantic!" At least part of the romance lies with the ballroom's history as a music venue, where …

The day the wall came down

I'm waiting for my man. Lou Reed is finishing off his lunch of green leaf salad and fruit juice at a highly fashionable Manhattan restaurant. I arrive punctually, but Reed is in no mood to hurry and I'm asked to wait by the bar, for half an hour. I don't mind, but it gives me far too much time to …

Lou Reed's widow breaks silence with obituary in local newspaper

Lou Reed’s widow Laurie Anderson spoke publicly about her husband’s death for the first time in a local newspaper obituary on Thursday.<p>Anderson wrote an obituary for Long Island, New York’s East Hampton Star about Reed’s final days before he died of liver disease on 27 October, aged 71.<p>"Lou was a …

How To Create a Killer Sales Message | Inc.com

I write a lot about sales messages because they're the foundation of business success. An exceptional sales message intrigues investors, attracts talent and wins customers. An average sales message, not so much.<p>This post contains my best resources for writing sales messages that are crisp, simple …

35 Quotes About Perseverance and Never Giving Up | Inc.com

The temptation to give up is a common one, and nobody is exempt. Failure isn't something many of us can handle gracefully. And even though we know it's a common human condition, we're somehow always surprised when it happens to <i>us</i>.<p>Following are 35 quotes you can read the next time you feel as though …

The One Question Successful Business Owners Always Ask Themselves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I run a 10-person company and it’s profitable. Don’t get the wrong impression. I'm not making millions, but the company does well enough to provide for my people and my family. It wasn’t always this way, though.<p>For the first five or six …