A fascinating and obscure scholarly paper on Pete Seeger shows how he went from New Deal hero to McCarthy era untouchable to sixties radical icon to above-politics national icon.    

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I Wasn't Born This Way. I Choose to Be Gay.

Macklemore sends the wrong LGBT message in 'Same Love'

Macklemore sends the wrong LGBT message in "Same Love."

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Watch The Best of Pete Seeger's 1960s Rainbow Quest

Rediscovering a lost treasure thanks to YouTube

Johnny Cash, June Carter, Elizabeth Cotton, Malvina Reynolds and more joined this gem of a show.

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Maybe it is good, in retrospect, that Pete Seeger's early, objectionable, Soviet-line performances can still be heard. 

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There is much more to the composer's quartets than folksy charm.

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For rap fans, the premiere match-up of the 56th Grammy Awards was between Macklemore, of infinitely played-out "Thrift Shop" fame, versus Kendrick Lamar, whose major-label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city, cemented a landmark narrative within the genre, frequently compared to Nas's '94 classic, Illmatic. Radio Disney bop-fun versus nihilistic, sex-fueled correspondence from the wrong boulevard in Compton, California—guess which LP t

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The world still hasn't tired of Holden Caulfield. 

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Every year, the Super Bowl broadcast attracts over 100 million fans from around the country, picking up viewers across the race, gender, income and age lines that usually divide American audiences. The show that's on after it, though, has the potential to appeal to all humanity.

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The Next Penicillin May Come From Sloths

Scientists marvel at what grows on sloth hair

Scientists marvel at what grows on a sloth's outer coat.

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The Science of Explaining Heads or Tails

Psychologists know which one you'll call

New research explains why 4 out of 5 people call heads

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