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Watch St. Vincent Play Nirvana, Hendrix, Led Zeppelin Riffs, More

St. Vincent recently visited BBC Radio 6 Music, where she sat down for an acoustic recital of the riffs that changed her life. They include Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog,” Jimi Hendrix’s “Manic Depression,” the Breeders’ “Cannonball,” Jethro Tull’s “Aqualung,” and …

Guitar

Jack White Covers Pearl Jam’s “Daughter”: Listen

On Monday, Jack White performed a cover of Pearl Jam’s hit song “Daughter” onstage in Seattle, Consequence of Sound reports. Listen below. White’s concert at CenturyLink Field was a stop on his tour behind his new album <i>Boarding House Reach</i>. White’s version of “Daughter” is one in a series of covers …

Jack White

Amazingly Clear Remastered Footage of an Amazing 1969 Jimi Hendrix Show in Stockholm, Sweden

In January of 1969, the late, great Jimi Hendrix performed at the Konserthuset in Stockholm, Sweden. For a long time, this amazing show was …

Guitar

20 Minutes and Done: A Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're short on time or equipment, this bodyweight workout meets all of your needs. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a 20-minute sweat session on Instagram, featuring four moves that combine cardio and strength training and target the whole body. This set is great to …

Exercise

The 100 best science fiction movies of all time, according to critics

At its best, science fiction can present a captivating, inventive picture of societal trends and flaws.<p>The Metacritic data we compiled here to track the most critically acclaimed sci-fi movies of all time traces a lineage of great films from Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" through the Tom …

Science Fiction

Almost 80% of US workers live from paycheck to paycheck. Here's why | Robert Reich

Starting in the 1980s and with increasing ferocity since then, private-sector employers have fought against unions<p>The official rate of unemployment in America has plunged to a remarkably low 3.8%. The Federal Reserve forecasts that the unemployment rate will reach 3.5% by the end of the year.<p>But …

Income Inequality

Jimi Hendrix: 1942-1970

LONDON — Jimi Hendrix is dead at age 27.<p>The exact nature of the death is still vague, and a coroner’s inquest is to be held in London September 30th. …

Here are the best books of 2018 so far, according to Amazon

Good thing summer vacation is here because your reading list is about to get a whole lot longer.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon Books announced its selections for …

90s Bands: 10 Forgotten Greats Worth Rediscovering

Ah, <b>the 90s</b>, a decade when the most improbable bands were topping the charts and the most left-field indie acts were courted by the majors. In some …

20 Notoriously Underrated Writers You Should Be Reading

What makes an author underrated? Well, there’s an argument to be made that most literary writers are—by virtue of the fact that these days they are …

I stand by this $349 sound bar as the only speaker you need to build out a complete home theater system

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>If you live in a small apartment or hate the idea of stringing wires around a living room, your options when building a home theater …

9 Really Long Classic Novels You Should Finally Get Through This Summer

With nothing on the agenda but sun and fun, vacations offer the perfect time to read lengthy books you'd never get to tackle otherwise. On the list …

Westworld recap: Best episode yet reveals who Man in Black and Delos truly are

Anybody who had "DNA collection for nefarious purposes" on their Westworld bingo card, please come collect your prize.<p>The fourth episode of the season, The Riddle of the Sphinx, is co-showrunner Lisa Joy's directorial debut and a perfect departure from the tone of this season. After being so …

Nine of the Most Violent Works of Literary Fiction

Most works of literary fiction aren’t heavy on the violence. After all, where’s the time, with all that wordplay and character development filling up …

These Fascinating History Podcasts Will Make You Fall In Love With The Past

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>A great podcast is all about being able to tell a great story. The medium thrives on masterful storytellers recounting and analyzing a moment in time that may have been forgotten or misread. It’s all about weaving threads together and adding insight along the way. That’s why …

Podcasting

Reddit's List of the Most Disturbing Movies of All Time Will Freak You the F*ck Out

In early May, Reddit user Ladyberries posed an interesting question for other people on the site: "What are movies that genuinely disturbed you that don't have rape, violence, cannibalism, or gross images?" Sure, it's easy to get scares out of audiences when blood is being splashed all over the …

Westworld Is Becoming the Show It Was Always Meant To Be

We finally know the real purpose of this park.<p>There was always a promising philosophical theory lurking somewhere within the inner circuits of <i>Westworld</i>. But in the show's first season, this philosophy was hidden beneath the promise of shameless robot sex and violence, much like the show itself. Two …

16 book recommendations for when you have absolutely no clue what you want to read

There's a funny thing that happens when you tell someone you write about books. Almost always, they immediately ask, "Do you have any book …

Books

Watch: Recognize the Genius of Spike Jonze's Apple Ad in this BTS Video

One of 2018's best music videos/ads is revealed to be even more complex than we initially thought.Commissioned by Apple as a way to bring attention …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Which Haruki Murakami Book Should You Read First? Here's A Guide To His Most Famous Works

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

Jean-Michel Basquiat in his own words

Almost three decades since his passing, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work remains a permanent fixture in our art consciousness. Continually celebrated in his native North America, this year, the UK got its first ever major Basquiat exhibition at the Barbican – bringing interest in the late artist to …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Which Version of 'Blade Runner' Should You see Before Watching the Sequel?

“Blade Runner 2049” director Denis Villeneuve tells TheWrap which of the eight different versions of Ridley Scott’s 1982 masterpiece he prefers<p>“Blade …

Science Fiction

Kurt Cobain Was Also a Brilliant Visual Artist

The Seattle Art Fair's exhibition offered a thrilling glimpse at the late Nirvana frontman's other artistic pursuits.<p>He's canonized for his music, but Nirvana's Kurt Cobain was interested in visual art long before he picked up a guitar. In <i>Heavier Than Heaven</i>, biographer Charles R. Cross recounts …

George Orwell Reviews We, the Russian Dystopian Novel That Noam Chomsky Considers “More Perceptive” Than Brave New World & 1984

We know George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> and Aldous Huxley’s <i>Brave New World</i>, at least by reputation, and we’ve heard both references tossed around with alarming …

16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …

Down the memory hole: Establishing “1984” for today’s Trump-filled world

We’re living in Trump’s United States of Amnesia<p>Rebecca Gordon<p>May 30, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The Trump administration seems intent on tossing recent history down the memory hole. Admittedly, Americans have never been known for their strong grasp of facts …

Trump Administration

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race

For years, racism has been defined by the violence of far-right extremists, but a more insidious kind of prejudice can be found where many least expect it – at the heart of respectable society<p>On 22 February 2014, I published a post on my blog. I titled it “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People …