"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
How Axl Rose reflected a country desperate but unwilling to move on from a worn-out postwar consensus on national identity, gender roles, and global hegemony.
A D.C. Blues Bar Ran a Mini-Vaccine Drive for Employees and Performers. Now Its Owner Wants the Right To Reopen.
Madam's Organ owner Bill Duggan says opening venues for the vaccinated would be a "win-win-win." Artists could perform, businesses could make money, and people would have one more reason to get their shot.
Songs like "Gun Totin' Patriot" and "We Outside" might be ridiculous, Trump-worshiping schlock, but their embrace of controversial themes breathes some rebelliousness back into rap.
D.C. City Council Considers Soundproofing Requirement for Residential Construction To Appease NIMBYs
The Harmonious Living Amendment Act improves on past proposals to fine street musicians. It still suffers from all the typical problems that come with top-down regulation.
Also: Cancel culture knives are out for The United States of Al. It doesn’t deserve them.
What we know about Holiday’s mistreatment is compelling enough without muddling her history.
Behemoth frontman Adam 'Nergal' Darski was fined $5,000 for a 2019 social media post that showed him stepping on an image of the Virgin Mary.
Alex Winter's new film celebrates the Rock Hall of Famer's individualism, anti-authoritarianism, and entrepreneurship.
The rock legend fought for free speech and self-expression in ways that appealed to dissidents in America and communist countries alike.
For a small production, it's a remarkable technical achievement.
'Political correctness has grown to become the unhappiest religion in the world.'
Nashville's Metro Council repeals the city's blanket ban on home businesses servicing customers onsite.
In the winding hills above Hollywood, musical history was made.
Little Richard helped make the United States a little more black, a little more queer, and a little more free.
"I would rather be remembered for writing something that was...offensive, than to be forgotten for writing something bloodless."
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The Press Coverage of Pinegrove's Comeback Proves That Discredited #MeToo Allegations Don't Wash Off
Evan Stevens Hall was essentially blackmailed by a would-be therapist. The media has hardly forgiven him.
"I've never been to school. I grew up homeschooled, stayed homeschooled, never was not homeschooled."
Eminem's Latest Music Video Mixes a Graphic Reenactment of Las Vegas Shooting With a Sappy Call for Gun Control
The song and music video amount to grotesque, self-obsessed celebrity activism.
The city limits busking to its tiny Theater District, and it makes you jump through hoops even to play there.
Prof. Erik Nielson says in Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America rappers everywhere are not getting a fair shake in the courtroom.
The Fox News star talks about Donald Trump, the 2020 election, the end of politics, and why he's ready for a whole new reality.
Harlem’s famous incubator of black performers gets a closer look on HBO.
In his new manifesto The Three Dimensions of Freedom, the veteran punk rocker calls out libertarians for focusing solely on economic freedom. Is his case worth buying?
"Antifa and the Far Right," he adds, are "good for nothing."
Friday A/V Club: When Timothy Leary, Ayn Rand, and Big Mama Thornton shared a microphone
A Davidson County judge ruled Tuesday that Nashville's ban on home businesses servicing clients on site is constitutional.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.
You don’t have to enjoy the genre to find this 16-hour PBS docuseries fascinating.