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WATCH: Bruce Springsteen salutes Prince in New York with incredible performance of “Purple Rain”

WATCH: Bruce Springsteen salutes Prince in New York with incredible performance of “Purple Rain”
salon.com — As he had done earlier this year after the deaths of David Bowie and Glenn Frey, Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to Prince on Saturday night during his show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Harrison Ford doesn’t belong in a museum: Indiana Jones in his 70s is exactly the hero we need

Harrison Ford doesn’t belong in a museum: Indiana Jones in his 70s is exactly the hero we need
salon.com — It's about time we had a hero older than Silly Putty but younger than Yoda. The concept of an "Indiana Jones 5," which was announced by Disney , makes us feel a little like we're at a buffet - it looks like it could be good, but we're very aware it might make us queasy in the end.

Harrison Ford doesn’t belong in a museum: Indiana Jones in his 70s is exactly the hero we need

Harrison Ford doesn’t belong in a museum: Indiana Jones in his 70s is exactly the hero we need
salon.com — It's about time we had a hero older than Silly Putty but younger than Yoda. The concept of an "Indiana Jones 5," which was announced by Disney , makes us feel a little like we're at a buffet - it looks like it could be good, but we're very aware it might make us queasy in the end.

Punk Is Beautiful: Dickie Hammond (1965-2015)

Punk Is Beautiful: Dickie Hammond (1965-2015)
takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com — Dickie Hammond, one of British punk rock's most gifted and revered guitarists, died last week. He was 50. Facebook and British and European blogs are filling up with tributes to Dickie - a "legend," a "lord" and a "lovely bloke" - some of them calling him the best punk guitarist of all time.

Secrets of Mr. Met

Secrets of Mr. Met
amny.com — ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISE HERE Mr. Met has been a common target for Conan O'Brien and The Onion. Among the Onion classics include: "Mr. Met Takes Frustrations Out on Fans" and "Mr. Met Shows Up For Home Opener 90 Pounds Lighter" (Credit: YouTube) ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISE HERE In 2004, New York Times columnist Dan Barry said it might be a good thing that Mr. Met doesn't speak considering the team's woes at that time.

SNL: Paris Hilton, Robert De Niro and more of the show's worst hosts

SNL: Paris Hilton, Robert De Niro and more of the show's worst hosts
amny.com — It's easy to remember the best hosts of "Saturday Night Live," from Tom Hanks, Justin Timberlake to John Goodman. But thinking back to those that made viewers cringe or sometimes drove cast members mad takes a little more work. (There are just some things in entertainment that we'd just rather all forget.)

Pope Francis Mass at Madison Square Garden has midtown abuzz

Pope Francis Mass at Madison Square Garden has midtown abuzz
amny.com — Everything you need to know about the pope's visit Images of the pope's visit to the U.S. and Cuba By late morning Friday, Madison Square Garden was abuzz with anticipation, as police set up barricades and patroled the sidewalks hours before the pope's arrival for his historic evening mass inside the arena.

Shooting outside New York City house party injures 13

Shooting outside New York City house party injures 13
newsday.com — Nine people were shot and four others were injured at an East New York house party early Sunday morning. According to police, gunfire erupted just before 2:30 a.m. after an argument at the party, held at 11 Stanley Avenue, near Crescent Street.

Shooting outside New York City house party injures 13

Shooting outside New York City house party injures 13
amny.com — Nine people were shot and four others were injured at an East New York house party early Sunday morning. According to police, gunfire erupted just before 2:30 a.m. after an argument at the party, held at 11 Stanley Avenue, near Crescent Street.

Chris Squire Made Prog Rock Rock

Chris Squire Made Prog Rock Rock
takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com — At 14, it was easy to like Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones. And I did. These bands were like audio-visual packages tailored explicitly for my hormone and confusion levels, spackle kits for my hole-ridden sense of self. Because straight-up, blues based rock and roll is the prima materia of teen rebellion.
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May 05, 2016

holy hell .... Bombshell report: Paterno knew of Sandusky abuse 40 years ago nyp.st/1q2DVSc via @nypost

May 05, 2016

Solid job by the NY Post in referencing not 1 but 2 TV shows from the 70s on its cover today pic.twitter.com/yrd2cWwVHr

May 04, 2016

The gist of a fantasy-fiction piece I want to pitch the New Yorker: It starts like this - it's a beautiful spring day in NYC. .. that's it.

May 04, 2016

Just heard "moves like Jagger" in a store and now my night is ruined

May 04, 2016

Reminder: John Kasich only won 1 more state than I did #JohnKasich

May 03, 2016

RT @Salon: “Great night for America… sad night for Canada”: Ann Coulter, Reince Priebus, John Kasich react to Cruz’s exit slnm.us/AS1tWJrjvxoi

May 03, 2016

Ted Cruz needs to relax tonight. Just have a beer, pop "Zodiac" into the VHS and just enjoy #TedCruz


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