August 17, 2019

 
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Top Stories - Arts & Entertainment
August 17th
A new study released by a Canadian musicologist found what female country singers have been saying for a while: Country radio plays them way less than their male counterparts. But there is an argument about why this is happening.
August 16th
Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right, both writing and starring in counterculture classics like Easy Rider, has died. He was 79.
August 16th
The star of Disney's upcoming Mulan has become the latest entertainer to wade into the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, drawing praise from some while others call for a boycott of her anticipated live-action remake. 
August 16th
A court in Germany has rejected a 9-year-old girl's bid to join a centuries-old Berlin boys choir.
August 16th
When David and Francesca Gregori each went to Woodstock in 1969 they couldn't have known eight years later they would meet, fall in love and get married. 
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August 17th
"After nearly 40 years, Slayer apparently remains as terrifying to some as ever," heavy metal legends say after car's owner pulls sponsorship
August 16th
"While we mourn the loss of this sweet and gracious man, we also wish for all to celebrate his indomitable spirit and love of life," actor's family said
August 16th
Former student accused star teacher of abusing him "multiple times" in 1985, 1986
August 16th
Rolling Stone Music Now podcast looks back at the original Woodstock with Country Joe McDonald and Santana's Michael Carabello
August 16th
Lawyers for Epstein object: "We are not satisfied with the conclusions of the medical examiner"
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August 16th
In “Because Internet,” Gretchen McCulloch explains the accelerated evolution of the English language.
August 15th
In “The Mosquito,” Timothy Winegard examines the history of man’s “deadliest predator.” In “Buzz, Sting, Bite,” Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson looks at how insects have shaped human civilization.
August 15th
Christopher Leonard’s “Kochland” is a comprehensive, behind-the-scenes look at how a family-run business in Kansas grew into an economic and political giant.
August 15th
Caleb Crain’s “Overthrow” and Yoko Ogawa’s “The Memory Police” tell of not-too-distant futures in which our entire lives are monitored.
August 15th
Two new books — Anthony McCann’s “Shadowlands” and Christopher Ketcham’s “This Land” — explore the forces shrinking the open expanse and destroying unbridled nature out West.
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July 16th
Though their 1994 album became most famous for a surprise hit remix, Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt’s spare, pensive style never sounded more fully realized than here.
June 19th
A modern-jazz touchstone that opened the door to the sleek introspection and sophisticated aplomb of 1950s cool jazz gets an exquisite and essential vinyl reissue.
June 13th
A mammoth, 14-CD box set released to accompany Martin Scorcese’s documentary captures the 1975 tour in all its ragged glory.
June 8th
A new reissue collects the work of the pioneering icons of queer punk, whose uncompromising approach and knowing intimacies made them pre-Tumblr beacons of community.
June 7th
Hearing Prince sing these songs that he gave to other performers brings you close to the pulse of his artistry: transgressive, funky, sexy, a testament to his genius even in the form of demos.