There have been many ways to enter the orbit of ‘They Might Be Giants’, an eccentric musical group that has been writing and recording together for the last 40 years. From the New York art scene of the early 1980s…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
Already this year, New Jersey cracked down on the circle of people who could petition for someone to be placed under a guardian. New Mexico created an independent review process to oversee how conservatorships are being handled. And Oregon is…
By Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press
Roc Nation founder Jay-Z said in a statement that their show will be "history in the making." The 2022 game will be the first time the Super Bowl has been played in the Los Angeles area since 1993.
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press
Irving Berlin has no place in American music; he is American music,” legendary composer Jerome Kern once wrote. Yet for his final 25 years, Berlin led a rather reclusive existence.
By Dr. Howard Markel
By Tom Hays, Associated Press
R. Kelly told a judge on Wednesday that he won't take the witness stand at his sex trafficking trial, meaning he'll avoid the risk of a potentially brutal cross-examination.
By Mike Cerre
The power of music to heal—or at the least, promote well-being—is acknowledged in many cultures. But only in the past two decades have the medical and scientific communities joined together in an effort to prove its efficacy — and explore…
By Aaron Foley, Joshua Barajas
Twenty years after Aaliyah’s death, her record company is releasing all her albums to streaming services, starting this month. For many music fans, it may bring closure to a chapter that has lacked an ending for years. For others, it…
How do you let the good times roll when the coronavirus is back for a fourth wave with the delta variant?…
By Dr. Howard Markel
In today’s socially mediated 24/7 news cycle, it is difficult to imagine just how taboo the topic of prescription opiate addiction was back then, let alone how much courage it took for Levant to bring it to such national prominence.
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