Think! (Think!) You better think about how you treat Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul, who died today at 76, had a personality just as powerful and awe-inducing as her voice: By pen, pointed shade, or fax machine, the soul diva wouldn’t let an insult slide or stifle her opinion.
Roseland Ballroom closed in 2014, leaving behind memories of numerous memorable performances (you can see a video of an entire Radiohead show from 2012) and non-performances (Fiona Apple had a meltdown in 2000) when the 92-year-old venue was demolished to make way for a luxury building. Now, the NY Times has details on what the future holds for the space. [ more › ]
Fighter Pilot, Racing Driver, Prisoner Of War, Transgender Pioneer: The Incredible Story Of Roberta Cowell
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Roberta Cowell isn't generally a name you hear when we talk about incredible women behind the wheel. Her laundry list of achievements is a long one, but her disappearance from the public eye was orchestrated by the woman herself. A name that we should be celebrating is one that's become tarnished by the confusion of social norms and outdated etiquette.