Jim Morrison

A Chicagoan in Paris: Tony Fitzpatrick takes it all in while filming 'Patriot'

The French word for artist is <i>artiste,</i> which suits Tony Fitzpatrick just fine, though a more appropriate tag for him these days might be <i>acteur</i>, the French word for actor.<p>Artist-<i>artiste</i>, actor-<i>acteur</i> … Who knew the French language was so easy to master?<p>“It’s not easy at all,” says Fitzpatrick, who …

Jason Bourne

Rock music fan hanged himself just hours after finding out about Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington's suicide

A Linkin Park fan hanged himself just hours after he was left distressed by the suicide of lead singer Chester Bennington , an inquest heard.<p>Lee …

Chester Bennington

We Just Discovered Chameleons Have Fluorescent Bones That Glow in the Dark

While most maintain that the late Jim Morrison of The Doors earned his psychedelic honorific, "The Lizard King," a new reptile might pose a …

Biology

Cars get bigger to compete with SUVs, meet demand for roomier interiors

CLOSE<p>The 2018 Lincoln Navigator, Volvo SC60 and Honda Accord are the North American Car, Truck, Utility Vehicle of the year.<p>They're called …

Trucks

Michelle Parker, Denali, Alaska

Erin Hogue / erinhogue.com<p>Charles Reid, British Columbia<p>1 of 6<p>"This frozen waterfall sits at the top of a massive hill that is so steep snowmobiles …

The Doors

2019 Ram 1500 revealed in Detroit

The all-new <b>2019 Ram 1500</b> has made its debut at the <b>Detroit motor show this week</b>, sporting a lighter body and technology upgrades, along with a new …

Trucks

The 10 Best Cranberries Songs: Critic's Picks

Upon learning of the tragic news that the Cranberries’ frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan died earlier today of not-yet-known causes at the age of 46 -- …

Dolores O'Riordan

Stars believe what?

From alien abductions to leprechauns and Bigfoot, here are some of the strangest celebrity theories out there.

Entertainment

Strange encounters in open waters

<i>When the still sea conspires an armor</i> <i> <br>And her sullen and aborted</i> <i> <br>Currents breed tiny monsters</i> <i> <br>True sailing is dead</i> <i> <br>Awkward instant</i> <i> <br>And the first</i> …

Sailing

Janis Joplin: the singer who screamed a very American pain

With her raw, anguished voice, Joplin – who would have been 75 this month – was a hippy icon. But on Piece of My Heart she became something darker still<p>When did pop first show that it had the capacity to feel bad? Not bad in the sense of feeling blue or worried or cross or <i>cray</i>-zee, or bothered by …

Women's News

How To Conquer What Is Holding You Back and Do What You Love

“The deeper I go into myself, the more I realize that I am my own enemy.” — Floriano Martins<p>Freedom is overrated. If it were so important, what do …

Self-improvement

Malika Kishwar: A forgotten Indian queen in Paris

The grave of Malika Kishwar at the Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<p>She lies buried amidst sepulchres that house the remains …

The Doors

Everything You Need to Know About Marvel’s Satana

Thanks to the MCU and the DCEU, heroes and villains that once lived in the shadowy recesses of comic book pages have been thrust into the spotlight. …

Comics

Greil Marcus’s Real Life Rock Top 10: Eminem and Neil Young Explore Trump’s Country, Mavis Staples Soldiers On

• <b>Tokyo Fish Market, Berkeley (January 4)</b><p>A Japanese-American woman in a motorized wheelchair pulled up to the fresh-fish aisle. It was clear she wasn’t …

New York City

Five Things You Didn’t Know About the Day of The Doors Celebration

There are plenty of streets in Los Angeles. But, there are only two named for The Doors legendary John Densmore and Jim Morrison. Los Angeles was the …

The Doors

Out-Of-The-Ordinary Romantic Things To Do In Paris

Alternative ways to explore the City of Love.<p>Sophie Filippova via Getty Images<p>Forget attaching a ‘love lock’ to the Pont des Arts bridge. From …

Paris

Josh Homme Reveals Why Jim Morrison 'Couldn't Sing Really Good'

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme discussed The Doors and Jim Morrison in a new interview with Adam Buxton (transcribed by <b>Ultimate-Guitar</b>). …

The Doors

Robby Krieger Reveals His Early Gear and the Writing of “Light My Fire”

The Doors guitarist opens up about the writing of a couple of the group's most enduring songs.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Doors founding guitarist Robby Krieger sat down …

The Doors

Watch Robby Krieger Play "Spanish Caravan" with a String Quartet

The legendary guitarist—and his son, Waylon—revisit a Doors classic.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Robby Krieger played some memorable electric guitar parts during his time …

Guitar

The Ethos of “Cool”: Robert Harrison on Jim Morrison and The Doors - Los Angeles Review of Books

“Hot is momentary. It quickly turns to ashes. But cool stays cool.”<p>Fifty years ago, the award-winning album <i>The Doors</i> was released into the world – a …

The Doors

2 members of rock's Doors are joined in signage on LA street

LOS ANGELES — As the drummer for the Doors, John Densmore’s name has been inexorably linked with that of lead singer Jim Morrison’s for more than …

The Doors

BPO Presents The Music of The Doors

Fans of The Doors should mark their calendars for a unique tribute show being performed by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra later this month as …

Buffalo

In Pod We Trust – The Trilogy 2018

<i>Author’s Note: This is a long one. It wasn’t going to be when I started but then as I got into the “review” or synopsis of each podcast (and as a</i> …

Podcasting

David Crosby on Titus Andronicus: “I Prefer Music”

Here at Spin, we are devoted followers of David Crosby’s Twitter feed, where the loquacious folk-rock elder answers questions from fans and relieves …

David Crosby

Today in Entertainment: Chip and Joanna Gaines expecting their fifth child; Mary J. Blige on our 'shared history'

* 'Fixer Upper's' Chip and Joanna Gaines expecting their fifth child<p>* Late-night TV has a new-year message for Trump: 'Don't start a nuclear war'<p>* Mary J. Blige says we need to be reminded 'that our history is truly shared'

Kendrick Lamar

6 of New York’s Classic Cocktail Bars and Their Famous Signature Recipes - Chowhound

There are many who lament the disappearance of New York City’s iconic restaurants, bars, and storefronts as owners succumb to high rent and operating …

Hunter S. Thompson

A stop worth your time

With so much to do at Munich Airport – and in the city – you might find yourself wishing for a longer stopover<p>Recently ranked the fourth-most-liveable city in the world on the Mercer Quality of Living Index (one of the most comprehensive global city rankings), Munich is more than a just great place …

Airports

What does the future hold for men’s fashion weeks?

With brands from Balenciaga to JW Anderson going co-ed, do men’s fashion weeks still have a future? Vogue investigates.<p>The menswear calendar is …

Demna Gvasalia

Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young Songs

Wixen Music Publishing files a new lawsuit that also covers music from Rage Against the Machine, The Doors, Steely Dan and many others.<p>As the new …

Steely Dan

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Paris: Most Popular Sights and Places

01 of 11<p>Iconic Things to See and Do in the City of Light<p>First visits to Paris can be as daunting and disorienting as they are enchanting. It's often …

Paris