Robin Åberg

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Australia’s Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Lou Reed: What I've Learned

Musician, 58, New York City.<p><b>You know the expression</b> "God protects fools and drunks"? I qualify for both.<p><b>There are things I cannot even think of taking credit for.</b> Pure luck. Dumb luck. Literally. I didn't get in the car. Or I moved two steps to the left. I could just as easily be in jail as be …

The 25 Boldest Career Moves In Rock History

25<p>Panic! at the Disco Drop the Emo and the Exclamation Mark<p>Few successful bands walked away from a winning formula as quickly as emo heartthrobs …

Lou Reed: The Rolling Stone Interview

The heckling starts in the middle of the very first song. Above the steely guitar strains of “Romeo Had Juliette,” the gritty ode to love under siege …

Flashback: Lou Reed, John Cale and Nico Reunite In 1972

Lou Reed — the massively influential rock icon who died today — was midway through recording his lackluster 1972 self-titled solo debut when he …

Lou Reed: 20 Essential Tracks

After leaving the Velvet Underground in 1970, Lou Reed went to work for his dad’s accounting firm as a typist. If he had never played a note of music …

Photos: The “Lost Archive” of Norman Seeff, With Images of Michael Jackson, Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger, and Carly Simon

Over the past 45 years, photographer and filmmaker Norman Seeff has captured some of the world’s most recognizable faces—Ray Charles, Patti Smith, Carly Simon, Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Dennis Hopper, Andy Warhol, and more—in their most unguarded moments. Though his images have graced some of the …

Hank and Marie Watch Miley Twerk in Hilarious ‘Breaking Bad’ Mash-Up

Jaws hit the floor on Sunday following Miley Cyrus’ racy performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, and a new mash-up video from this week’s episode …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

Werner Herzog Tackles Texting and Driving in Devastating Documentary

It can be ridiculously tempting to text while driving. The phone lights up. It’s right there on the seat next you. Maybe a fast glance wouldn’t be so …

Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Is The Best Thing You'll See All Day (PHOTOS)

Few of us mere mortals are lucky enough to write like Ernest "Papa" Hemingway. But a surprising number of folks are lucky enough to resemble him. For proof, just peruse this incredible photography series by photographer and genuine Hemingway enthusiast, Henry Hargreaves.<p>The photos were taken at a …

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

Black & White Photography

The 10 best westerns – in pictures

Our film critic picks the finest movies from his favourite genre<p>Who else should have made the list? Have your say in the comments, and your idea could be featured in our alternative readers' 10 best next week

Classic Fan Photos

Keith Richards<p>Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones signs an autograph for three fans outside the Chevron Hotel in Sydney during the band's Australian …

The 20 Best Bands at Lollapalooza You Haven't Heard

<b>This has long been my theory:</b> Festival bookers have become some of the music business's last true tastemakers. Six months or earlier, they're tasked with identifying and booking acts people will want to see the following summer. Or hopefully, next summer in a better timeslot on a bigger stage. …

Rare Photos Of Chicago In 1949 Taken By Stanley Kubrick

If you hadn't already guess we're huge fans of director Stanley Kubrick, best known for creating celebrated classics such as 'A Clockwork Orange', …

The 40 Greatest Stoner Albums

40<p>Wilco, ‘Sky Blue Sky’<p>Irony alert: the record about Jeff Tweedy’s post-rehab coolout period is by far Wilco's weediest. Elegant and mellow, rich …

How to Celebrate Hunter S. Thompson's Birthday

<b>Hunter S. Thompson</b> would have been 76 years old today. Since we can't wish him a happy birthday in person, why not take some time and have yourself a Gonzo-themed day in his honor?<p><b>1. Eat</b> a Thompson-approved meal.<p><b>2. Grab</b> your sunglasses.<p><b>3. Take on</b> the Hells Angels.<p><b>4. Run</b> for sheriff.<p><b>5. Write</b> one of …