The singer-songwriter connects his inspiration and his craft to the literary and cultural canon.
The heavyweight underdog—who almost went the distance against Muhammad Ali—gets his own cinematic treatment in the film "Chuck," after being the inspiration for Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky” character.
Indiana certainly doesn't want to be remembered for being a bastion of hatred. So why did Indiana Gov. Mike Pence legalize a new wave of intolerance by signing into law Indiana's controversial "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (RFRA)?
In a lifetime of media activism, the late journalist and human rights activist Danny Schechter was best known for his advocacy of public media and his work to inform the world of life under South Africa's apartheid regime.The late journalist and activist Danny Schechter was known for his advocacy of public media and his work to shine a spotlight on South African apartheid.
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxer whose life outside the ring took on as much significance as his sports career when he was charged with murder in 1966, died in Toronto on Sunday after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 76.
As rising prices in the rest of the beloved Brazilian city are pushing more people to live in shantytowns, they may become unaffordable to lower income residents; Bob Dylan has been charged in Paris for comparing Croats to Nazis; meanwhile, a forthcoming Supreme Court ruling will put the "corporations are people" argument to the test. These discoveries and more after the jump.
The first time Graham Nash made me want to talk back to grown-ups was in the summer of 1977.
Jonah Lehrer (at right) resigned Monday from The New Yorker after he admitted to fabricating quotes from Bob Dylan in his book "Imagine." The discovery was made by Michael C. Moynihan, a writer for the online magazine Tablet.