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Women of the Year

Cartoons of the Year

Back At Ya, Maybe

Waltzing with The Band

Cartoons Sunday!

The Byrd Who Took Flight

Cartoons Friday!

A Little Bit of This and That

Cartoons Monday!

Music from Big Pink

Cartoons Wednesday!

Cartoons Saturday

Nick Kristof for Governor! Or Not?

New Vonnegut Film and Book

Cartoons Monday

Brandi Carlile: Music Profile #9

Cartoons Thursday!

Why Colin Powell's Iraq Speech at the U.N. Was So Crucial (and Bad)

Cartoons Sunday!

Richard Thompson: A Portrait in Music

Cartoons Tuesday

Greatest Movies of All-Time?

Sherwin, Oppenheimer and The Bomb

The Falcon and the Show, Man

Cartoons Tuesday!

My Tony Bennett Years

Cartoons Sunday!

Roy Orbison, Part II: The Comeback

When Roy Orbison Sang for the Lonely

Cartoons Monday!

Cartoons Friday!

Blinded by the Type: Writing a Novel at Springsteen House

Kurt Vonnegut, Off-Broadway: Part II

God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut

Just like 'Rolling Stone': That 'Best 500 Songs' List

Cartoons Thursday!

Ray Davies vs. Powerman and the Money-Go-Round

That Day in New York: Losing a Friend on September 11

Cartoons Wednesday!

The Birds of Summer

When I Warned About Climate Change--in 1984

Cartoons Tuesday!

A Wild Weekend When Rock Writers 'Tried' to Form a 'Union'

Stevie Wanders: From E Street to Silvio (and Back Again)

75 Years Ago: Did Truman Read John Hersey's "Hiroshima"?

Roll Away the Stones?

Cartoons Tuesday!

Everly Brothers: Gone, Gone, Gone but Not Forgotten

Profile in Music: Richard Thompson & Sandy Denny

When Joe Galloway Grilled Don Rumsfeld

Death at the Berlin Wall, 59 Years Ago Today

Did Bowie and Springsteen Help Bring Down the Berlin Wall?

Cartoons Thursday!

When I Was 'Number One With A Bullet'

Joni Mitchell: A Profile in Music, Redux

Cuomo, Covid and Other Evils

Profile in Music: Emmylou Harris

Cartoons Monday!

Quiz Day!

Thursday's Wild

Get 'Beck' To Where You Once Belonged

Summer Fiction Issue!

Cartoons Monday!

New Leonard Cohen Film, So: Profile in Music Redux

Cartoons Thursday!

When An Author Runs for Office

Feeling Petty, But It's Berry Good

New Port for Bob: Dylan Goes Non-Electric

The Screen Door Slams, Mary's Dress....Does What???

Bourdain and Beatles

Summer Re-Run: Sam Cooke, Profile in Music

Canceling Vaccines--and Springsteen

A Little Brandi in the Morning

Lazy, Crazy Daze of Summer

Cartoons Saturday!

From Velvet Underground to Lost in Space

From 'Heatwave' to Climate Crisis

Was 'Summer of Soul' Footage Really 'Locked in a Basement for 50 Years'?

Summertime Blues and News

For July 4th: Woody Guthrie and 'The Will of the People'

The First Nuclear Protest

Cartoons Friday, Plus Dirty Beatles Songs

Rumsfeld Gone, Cosby Out, Trump's Man In

Heat Wave, Burning in Our Hearts

There Was Only One "Catch"--for Joseph Heller

Leonard and Joni, Together Again

Cartoons Saturday!

Revolution Still Not Televised

Raptors I Have Known: Photo Gallery #2

Stayin' Power: My Day With the Bee Gees

Still Rocking in the Free World

Kind of "Blue": A Tribute to Joni's Classic

Cartoons Saturday!

My Global Warning on Climate Change--37 Years Ago

When I Wrote a Book at Springsteen's House

Manchin in the Promised Land?

Richard Thompson: Music Profile #7

Please Open: Important Note on This Newsletter

Hot Songs, Summer in the City

Ring of Fire

Cartoons Wednesday!

Photo Gallery Tuesday!

'Heroes' and Villains

Roy Orbison, Part II: From Beatles to Springsteen and Beyond

Roy Orbison Singing for the Lonely

Cartoons Friday!

Summer of Soul

A Smashing Win for a Democrat

A Day in the Life

Songs for Memorial Day

Sunday Night Cartoons!

Cartoons Saturday!

Sandy, Aurora Still Rising Behind You: Profile in Music #6


Give Peace a Chance

These Bots Are Made for Stalking

Happy Birthday Bob: No Tombstone Blues Here!

Rock Writers of the World Revelry!

Have a Berry Good Friday

Of Capitol Hill, and Atomic, Cover-ups

Love is Just a Four-Letter Word

Bruce and Emmylou's High School Days

Of War Crimes and Desperadoes

My First Rock Festival

Book Excerpt: Inside 'The Last Waltz'

Love Minus Zero

Truth or Dare

Winner By An Eilish

As We Sail Into the Misfit

Book Excerpt: When Linda Ronstadt Found Her Voice

Leonard Cohen, Redux: Profile in Music:

Satisfaction, Love and Happiness Here

How I Got My Start

Big Lies and Fact-Checkers

Monday Morning, So Good to Me

Richard Thompson/Sandy Denny: Profile in Music #5

Morning Becomes Electric

Can't Quit You, Baby

Fever in the Funk House Now

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue?

Oscars Leave Many Grouchy

Another Side of Joni Mitchell

Oscars To Die For

Instant Karma Gonna Get You

The Day After

Tangled Up In Bob

First We Take Manhattan?

NO POST TODAY but please read

When I Rolled Over for Beethoven

One More Weekend, With You

A Tree With Roots

Jagger on Pandemic Relief: 'It's Just a Shot Away'

I Read the News Today, Oh Boy

Welcome to the Working Week

Running With Bruce, Down Thunder Road

GaetzGate Opens Wider

Master of Disaster Meets Stoney End

"Mank," For the Memories

Hello in There, Hello

Playing with Vonnegut: Part II

Playing With Kurt Vonnegut, 1970

And Now You Might Call it 'Prison-Gaetz' Scandal

Chimes of Freedom

April, Come She Will

The Beatles, With a Little Help From Their Friends

Media Set for 'Trial of the Decade'

Emmylou Harris: Music Profile #4:

So Long, Marianne--Also, Voting Rights?

Rocking in the Free World

Rock Me on the Water

Guns, No Roses, in Colorado

Subterranean Sick of Home Blues

The Greatest Movie Never Made?

Respect: Aretha TV Series Here, Movie Coming

Linda Ronstadt Returns to Sonora in New Memoir

Getting My Irish Up

Oscars and Grammys, Oh My!

Monday Morning Sure Looks Fine

No Post Today, But Please Respond to a Kind of 'Survey'

Joni Mitchell: A Profile in Music #3

Gimme Shelter--It's Just a Shot Away

Wasted and Rolling

Palace Intrigue and a Tower of Song

The Life of Brian

The Royal Scam

My First Concert: Dylan 1965

First We Take 'Manhattan'

Oh, Superman!

What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love & Understanding?

It's All Right, Have a Good Time

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Golden Trump & Golden Globes

Sam Cooke: Music Profile #2

My Back Pages #2: Ray Davies Gets His Kinks Out

Friday on My Mind

Bob, Buddy and the Beatles

Stephen Colbert vs. CPAC

Barack and Bruce Are 'Renegades' Again

Monday, Monday, Can't Trust That Day

Irving Thalberg's 'Attack Ads'

My Back Pages

Motley Cruz

Wasn't It Good, 'Norwegian Wood'?

The Tortoise and the Hair

Moderna Love

Tumbling Dice

Sunday Music Profile #1: Leonard Cohen

The Fools on the Hill

All That Jazz (and Gram & Emmylou, too)

Music, Movies, Media & the Mob

Mansplain on the Hill

All We Are Saying is "Give Impeach a Chance"

After the Weeknd--Back to Work!

Special Super Bowl/Atomic Bowl Edition

If You're NOT Ready for Some Football....

Stimulus Passes At Sunrise--and a Super Bowl Spot for Springsteen?

Tom Waits for...Everyone?

Petty Remark: "It's Good to be King"

AOC's Trauma, Greene's New Deal

What's Going On? Special Snowstorm Edition

More Springsteen, plus: GOP Cover-Up, Fred Hampton Film, Gillian Welch

When I Rode With Springsteen to My Hometown

Getting the Kinks Out, Before 'Doomsday'

Amanda Gorman Now 'Super'

Sarah Cooper Asks: Who Is Biden's 'Pillow Guy'?

Hard Times, Come Again No More?

Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell Examine Abortion in Brilliant New Song

Biden's Rolex, Wolfe's 'Chills' and Part II on the 'Will of the People'

Woody Agree? Will Rogers as the Forgotten 'Will of the People'

For Biden, Friday Might Be All Right for Fightin'

It's a Beautiful Day in the Bidenhood

A Very Good Riddance, and Now, "Hey, Joe"

Inaugural Tunes

MLK Day, Special Edition

"One Night in Miami"--The Fact Check

"One Night in Miami"--the Review

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Thursday Newsletter

Wednesday Newsletter

Tuesday Newsletter

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