| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:27 AM
"In America," I once quipped, "the old are always ready to give those who are young the sad news that history, with its opportunities for fresh ideas, is over." And they often do it in the columns of Jonah Goldberg.
On Monday, The Times posted a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Attention all polarizing twentysomething pop stars: When you name-drop your inspirations, don't always expect them to respond with a thank you.
Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor, who is no stranger to controversy herself, wasn’t...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:04 AM
The Massachusetts state trooper who was suspended after he angrily released photos of the Boston bombing manhunt has been put on patrol, state police said Thursday.
Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Sean Murphy is still under internal investigation for...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:49 AM
A 25-year-old woman who has been loyally visiting Charles Manson -- the nation's most notorious convicted killer who has a swastika carved into his forehead -- in prison, said recently that they are going to wed.
"I'll tell you straight up, Charlie and...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Charles Manson's girlfriend can't be too happy about this. She's all like "Charlie and I are going to get married." But Charlie's all like, No, we're not.
Meanwhile, all the single guys on planet Earth are like: "Charles Manson has a girlfriend?!?"...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If you had to guess what kind of play "How to Be a Rock Critic" might be from its title alone, precedent would strongly suggest some kind of comic-absurdist romp.
After all, it's not unusual for scoffing to be on the agenda when critics turn up as...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:26 AM
God bless Sinead O’Connor, the prickly Irish rock singer who once ripped a photograph of the pope on live TV to protest the Catholic Church’s child sex abuse scandal, for trying to school Miley Cyrus on the pitfalls of female sexual...
| Oct 13, 2013
Vermont-based improvisational rock band Phish has played Hampton Coliseum 15 times. Most of the concerts have been part of two- or three-night stands. In recent years, the band's visits to Hampton have coincided with key moments in Phish history. Here's a...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:06 PM
As many people who knew him suspected, the fiery death of the young journalist Michael Hastings in a single car crash was the result of tragic circumstances, not a government plot to get rid of an inconvenient truth teller.
As my colleagues Andrew...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Aaron Hernandez was a heavy drug user during his days with the Patriots and his behavior angered coach Bill Belichick to the point that his job was in jeopardy, according to Rolling Stone magazine.
In story excerpts from "The Gangster in the Huddle"...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:40 AM
And to think, it took Wrigley Field 91 years to host its first concert.
Rolling Stone ranked the top 10 rock stadiums and arenas in the U.S. – based on a poll it took among 26 music insiders, including country singer Miranda Lambert, rapper...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Peter Wolf is a music fan. So while he’s best known for his work as singer of the J. Geil Band and its 1980s hits “Centerfold” and “Freeze Frame,” don’t expect that to be all he does when he stops......