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heroes

  • Prince - doorsixteen.com

    Prince.

    Photograph © Robert Whitman, 1977 Sometimes it snows in April… About five years ago, I wrote a post upon seeing Prince perform in concert for the first time after waiting for many,…

  • Pete Seeger, 1919–2014.

    Photo by Sam Falk/The New York Times And a hero has gone. May we all try to live with even a fraction of the dignity, compassion, spirit and mindfulness that he did,…

  • Post-Punk + New Wave Super Friends.

    I just came across illustrator and graphic designer Butcher Billy’s “Post-Punk + New Wave Super Friends” series, and I’m not going to be able to resist ordering at least a couple of…

  • My name is MCA and I still do what I please.

    Both photographs © The Beastie Boys A couple of weeks ago, one of my favorite groups was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I have a strong dislike for…

  • Lessons from Chuck Close.

    I just watched Chuck Close read a letter to his 14-year-old self. You should watch it too. Sorry about the ad at the beginning—the four minutes that follow are worth it, I…

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    Welcome 2 America.

    Photo by Allen Beaulieu / Ripped out of Rock & Soul magazine about a million years ago So, about that concert I went to the other night… I would have written up…