Cristal Chavez

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Shocking Omissions: Jefferson Airplane's Mind-Expanding 'Surrealistic Pillow'

<i>This essay is one in a series celebrating deserving artists or albums not included on NPR Music's list of</i> <i>150 Greatest Albums Made By Women</i><i>.</i><p>In the mid-1960s, amidst war and social unrest, American youth shed the conservative ideals of the previous decade in favor of kaleidoscopic idealism and jumped …

Video surfaces of Britney Spears singing live

A newly unearthed vintage video of Britney Spears has surfaced showing the singer doing something incredibly rare — actually singing live.<p>Britney fan site MuuMuse has posted the 12-minute video, presumed to be from 1998, featuring a teenage Spears showcasing her debut album in Singapore.<p>It was a …

Five pop artists who wouldn't have existed without David Bowie

Lady Gaga<p>Decades before Gaga was changing her haircut between every single, Bowie was making pop a safe space for serial reinvention. He also made an art of writing about style and celebrity, themes that are hard to avoid in Gaga’s music – especially in songs like “The Fame” and “Fashion!” that …

KERRY: The Climate Crisis Is Here, And Republicans Are Threatening Us All

"I understand we now have enough pledges from the international community to meet and exceed the initial Climate Green Fund target of $10 billion," Kerry said during a packed afternoon press conference with former Vice President Al Gore sitting in the front row.<p>He praised Australia, Belgium, …

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Starfish Are Melting

From Mexico to Alaska, starfish have been mysteriously melting for more than a year. When a starfish first gets sick, its arms pretzel up and white lesions form on its skin. Next, the starfish, normally plush with water absorbed to keep its shape, starts to deflate. Then suddenly, its limbs begin …

Ferguson and the Kerner Commission

The United States is one of the few advanced nations that still practices capital punishment. Indeed, some states such as Texas seem to relish keeping score and trying to execute as many as possible, including the mentally retarded. This practice continues even as some of those convicted and on …

Sunny Sweeney Shares Happy (and Heartbreaking) Accidents

Sunny Sweeney is an accident waiting to happen. That's how the singer-songwriter views her creative process, anyway. Whether she's alone or working …

New Albums

Jesse McCartney, ‘In Technicolor’: Album Review

There's no one quite like <b>Jesse McCartney</b>, the suit-wearing singer-songwriter behind <b>Leona Lewis</b>' global pop smash "Bleeding Love" and his own 2008 …