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We Talked to Instagram Granny Baddie Winkle About Fashion, Acid, and Being Buds with Miley

How did a senior citizen from Kentucky become beloved by Drake, the face of Dimepiece, and an ambassador of cool?<p>Baddie Winkle is that eighty-something year old grandma you’ve probably seen flexing on Instagram decked out one-pieces that say shit like “Been Trill” or “Stealing Your Man Since 1928,” …

What Song Makes You Cry Every Time?

This week Bob Boilen and I and a handful of other people from NPR Music got to see Sufjan Stevens in concert. It was a life-changing performance — one we'll all remember for many years. Stevens played most of his latest album <i>Carrie & Lowell</i>, a truly heartbreaking collection of songs about childhood …

Music

The Good Listener: Can A Song Really Save Your Life?

We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and alongside a backup pallet of kennel-grade cat sedatives is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives. This week: thoughts on when music might stand between life and death.<p><b>Ann L. writes via email: "Can a song really save your life?"</b><p>To answer …

Personal Finance

Dave Grohl isn’t in HBO's new Kurt Cobain documentary, but he wanted to be

However, with the Monday premiere of the HBO documentary "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," which has the approval of the Cobain family and band, it looks like the relationship between the wife of the band's legendary deceased frontman and its members is improving.<p>Following a screening of the …

A Slow Clap for This Year's Burning Man Trolls

The Burning Man Facebook page has been gloriously invaded by trolls and they want to know if your chakra is gluten-free.<p><i>via Flickr</i><p>Every summer, the American festival/annual tradition known as Burning Man rolls around, giving hippies, ”hipsters,” trust fund kids, rich white millennials, privileged …

Dave Matthews Band return to Letterman 20 years after their debut performance — watch

Last night, Dave Matthews Band debuted a brand new song called “Black and Blue Bird” as part of their 10-song “Legends on Letterman” set. While most …

A Slow Clap for This Year's Burning Man Trolls

The Burning Man Facebook page has been gloriously invaded by trolls and they want to know if your chakra is gluten-free.<p><i>via Flickr</i><p>Every summer, the annual tradition known as Burning Man rolls around, giving hippies, ”hipsters,” trust fund kids, rich white millennials, privileged art school kids, …

Florence + the Machine Played Brooklyn Last Night - Broken Bones Be Damned

To stop FloMac skipping through life would be to get ploughed down by a stampede of nut-starved squirrels.<p>All photos by Guy Eppel.<p>Here's the thing about Florence Welch: she's always in motion. A whirling dervish of a woman filled with the buoyancy of a seven year old on Christmas day. To stop her …

Karl Lagerfeld

Lecrae Makes Music Concerned With The Soul

When Lecrae gets into something, he goes all in. The hip-hop artist is a devout Christian, and his lyrics deal with issues of faith, family and social justice.<p>"I consider what I do soul music," Lecrae says. "It music that is concerned with the soul."<p>But the church doesn't always understand many of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

We Asked Musicians in Their 20s What They Think of the '27 Club'

What do Brodinski, Zola Jesus, Bobby Brackins and more think of their impending 27th birthdays?<p>The 27 Club, as you are probably aware, is a group made up of highly talented musicians who died at the age of 27. The Club's original class consisted of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, and …

There's a Kickstarter for the World's First Documentary About The Slits

'Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits' will finally tell the story of a band that was not willing to be contained within a gender, musical style, time period or art form.<p>In the same way people will remember the NHS in ten years time once Cameron has sold it off and the days of not having to pay …

Reese Witherspoon on Cruel Intentions: My Kids Don't Need to See Me & Ryan Phillippe Having Sex

It was their parents’ shining moment together on screen. But Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe‘s kids have no interest in seeing <i>Cruel Intentions</i> – …

Ben Affleck

Rumor has it Beyonce and Jay Z bought this converted church in New Orleans

According to Zillow, rumor has it Beyoncé and Jay Z have purchased a converted church in the Garden District of New Orleans for $2.6 million.<p>First built in 1925 as a Presbyterian church, the 13,292-square-foot space was then converted into a ballet school before being converted to a single-family …

7 Examples of Emotional Cheating As Seen On TV & Film

<b>Emotional cheating</b> is very real! I should know as I partook in said cheating years ago. A former coworker and I became very close, as we connected on a physical and emotional level. Although we never sealed the deal with sex, we had an emotionally intimate affair that made his then girlfriend …

Ray Romano gives David Letterman a heartfelt farewell on The Late Show

David Letterman’s farewell tour took an emotional pitstop on Friday night when Ray Romano stopped by <i>The Late Show</i>. Romano has long credited his 1995 …

Natalie Portman: from Star Wars to star of the show

The Israeli writer Amos Oz, in his prize-winning memoir <i>A Tale of Love and Darkness</i>, tells how a young girl, Fania, burns with such moral fervour that she cries out against the allure of a pretty painting of a shepherdess that hangs in her home. She sees it as a lie, Oz writes, because she knows …

Natalie Portman

Brett Morgen Talks 'Montage of Heck' Soundtrack

"It was clear that we were sitting on a treasure chest of unheard Cobain gems," filmmaker says<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Brett Morgen told Deadline that the <i>Montage of</i> …

Kurt Cobain

Quentin Tarantino Says He Regrets Suing Gawker

Quentin Tarantino famously sued Gawker and vowed not to make <i>The Hateful Eight</i> after his script was leaked, but that’s all in the past as <i>Hateful</i> approaches its late 2015 release. While Tarantino at one point narrowed the possible culprit down to six people, including Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and …

Quentin Tarantino

Reese Witherspoon Introduced The ‘SNL’ Moms During Her Very Sweet Monologue

Calgary’s Preoccupations Leap Beyond Post-Punk And Make The Best Album Of Their Lives<p>Philip Cosores 03.23.18 5 hours ago<p>Jack White Gets Weird (And Has Actual Fun!) On His Very Good New Album<p>Steven Hyden 03.21.18 2 days ago<p>Yo La Tengo’s Masterful New Album And The Challenge Of Old Bands Finding New …

The 10 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Karlie Kloss, Grimes, and More

Maybe it was the endorphin rush of the sunny season finally hitting its stride, or perhaps the lingering excitement of the Met Gala: The best beauty Instagrams this week radiated an infectious sense of adventure. Before heading to fashion’s biggest night, a giddy <b>Karlie Kloss</b> polished her complexion …

$200K of pricey couture reportedly stolen from Demi Moore's storage unit

Demi Moore’s plan to save some space may have cost her much more than a monthly fee.<p>Around $200,000 worth of clothing is believed to have been stolen from a storage unit the 52-year-old actress was renting in North Hollywood, Calif., reports TMZ. <br>A member of the “Margin Call” star’s team was at the …