Bill Hinkle

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Telling children 'hard work gets you to the top' is simply a lie

It is a common promise made to the next generation. “If you work hard, and do the right thing, you will be able to get on in life.” I believe that it is a promise that we have no capacity to fulfil. And that’s because its underlying assumptions must be revisited.<p>Imagine a life living in quads. You …

Siblings

Hear Ryan Adams and Bob Mould Play Music And Talk About Everything Under The Sun

There's new music from Bob Mould. His latest album, <i>Patch The Sky</i>, comes out March 25. One of this legendary musician's biggest fans — from his punk days of Hüsker Dü to the land of Sugar and his prolific and exciting solo records — is musician Ryan Adams. And as a fan and friend, Ryan invited Bob …

New Albums

A Tale of Two Stratocaster Headstocks

This image clearly illustrates the notable difference in size and slight difference in shape between the small and large Stratocaster headstock …

Mike Campbell on his Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition 'Heartbreaker' | Fender Tone

Legendary guitarist Mike Campbell has crafted a multitude of mega hooks, not only for his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Tom Petty and the …

Guitar

Ben Carson's Strange Theory About The Egyptian Pyramids

Say what?<p>Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson once vocalized an odd theory about Egyptian history.<p>According to a video unearthed by BuzzFeed on Wednesday, Carson posited in a 1998 commencement address at Andrews University that the pyramids in Egypt were used for grain storage rather than …

Watch Taylor Swift, Charli XCX Team for 'Boom Clap' in Toronto

Singer recruits another all-star squad member to perform 'Sucker' smash<p>On the same night that <i>Saturday Night Live</i> poked fun at Taylor Swift's …

The Walking Dead

Leadership Is Key to Positive Schools

As a literature teacher, my mind is drawn to dystopian novels and the warnings they convey about the governmental powers that over-step the rights of …

No Blank Space, Baby: Taylor Swift Is The Soul Of Ryan Adams

Perhaps the least surprising thing a popular musician can do in 2015 is to interrupt the flow of her own work with a left-field cover song. It's been nearly three decades since art rockers Sonic Youth briefly refashioned itself as a Madonna tribute band, and even longer since those slaphappy nights …

New Albums

REO Speedwagon guitarist Gary Richrath dies at 65

Gary Richrath, REO Speedwagon’s one-time guitarist and songwriter, died Monday, the band confirmed on social media and their official website Monday …

Silicon Valley billionaires are appalled by normal schools — so they've created this new one

Kids take attendance on an iPad, complete a "playlist" of activities, and learn 3D modeling software to design a playhouse for the class pet.<p>Founder and CEO Max Ventilla previously helmed the personalization team at Google, where he helped build Google+ and other products that make the internet …

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Foo Fighters, Talk Dave Grohl at Sydney Show

"This is for that bastard," singer-songwriter says before launching into sweet take on "Times Like These"<p>Ryan Adams paid tribute to Dave Grohl at a …

How Eddie Van Halen Hacks a Guitar

The guitar god is also an inventor and patent holder who has spent the better part of 35 years in this shop, rebuilding guitars and amps, searching for his signature sound<p>I've always been a tinkerer. It comes from my dad. Growing up, we lived in a house in Pasadena that had no driveway. You used an …

Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova 'is being punished with move to Siberian prison'

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova's husband says move to prison 2,000 miles from Moscow follows hunger strike over poor conditions<p>Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the jailed members of the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot, is on her way to a prison colony in the heart of Siberia, according to relatives and …