Leonard Cohen News
Expert Breaks Down Why Bob Dylan Deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature
Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He's the first musician ever to capture the prize, and the first American writer since 1993 to do so. But should a songwriter really be eligible to win the Nobel Prize for literature? Yes, says Dylan expert David Gaines, professor of English at
Reaction to Dylan's Win, From Billy Bragg to Stephen King
Some reactions to Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, from Billy Bragg to Stephen King to Joyce Carol Oates
Leonard Cohen Says He's 'Ready to Die'
Leonard Cohen is at peace with his life. The singer gave an interview to The New Yorker in which he reflected on his 82 years and his feelings on mortality. After a decades-long career as a musician and a poet, Cohen, who is still toying with new lyrics, told the magazine that he is "ready to die."
Elizabeth Vargas Part 6: Finding Hope and Redemption
Vargas hopes sharing her story will send a message that getting sober is worth the fight.
Pete Yorn, Lucius, Jeff Buckley and More Music Reviews
This week singer-songwriter Pete Yorn releases his first solo album since 2010, indie-rockers Lucius deliver their sophomore effort, the late Jeff Buckley ’s first recordings for Columbia see release, They Might Be Giants drop their third studio album in a year, The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon
Eurythmics Singer Dave Stewart Reflects On His Career
Dave Stewart is most famous for being one-half of Eurythmics , but a look through his credits and his new book, the aptly-titled “Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This,” reveals that for the last 40 years or so, he's done so much more. From co-writing the theme to “Ruthless People” with Mick Jagger to
Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley Sex-Bias Case to Kleiner Perkins
A preeminent venture capital firm was victorious in Silicon Valley's biggest sex discrimination suit. A jury ruled in favor of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which had been sued by Ellen Pao, the interim CEO of Reddit and former partner of the firm. Pao, 45, filed her complaint in May 2012
Music Reviews: The Latest From Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd, Damien Rice and More
This week the Foo Fighters offer up the much-hyped companion album to their HBO series “Sonic Highways,” Pink Floyd returns for one last goodbye with “The Endless River,” Damien Rice breaks an eight-year silence while Garth Brooks returns after a huge 13-year break, Marianne Faithfull sets a darkly
Priest Sings For Brides Walking Down the Aisle
A Northern Ireland Priest sings "Hallelujah" for brides as they walk down the aisle.