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Time Magazine's Totally Juvenile Attack on Chris Christie

Yesterday a woman used the Q&A portion of one of Gov. Christie's town hall events to question his use of Bruce Springsteen's music prior to the event. Time magazine turned that into a story titled "Watch Chris Christie Get Totally Defensive About Being Friends With Bruce Springsteen." Totally, dude. Show More Summary

Video: Chris Christie Is BFF With Bruce Springsteen & There's Nothing You Can Say To Convince Him Otherwise

At this point, we really feel a little bad for Chris Christie—he might be a political bully with backwards views on social reforms, but he's also a human being with feelings. And sometimes these feelings take the form of delusions, such as his ongoing delusion that he and his favorite musician, Bruce Springsteen, are best friends. Show More Summary

Gov. Christie insists Bruce Springsteen is a friend

Chris Christie set the record straight on his friendship with New Jersey idol Bruce Springsteen after a woman claimed the singer wanted nothing to do with the governor.

Chris Christie Berates Woman Over Bruce Springsteen At Townhall

When Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon ripped Gov. Christie in a parody about the Bridgegate scandal, it put a damper on his relationship with his favorite artist. Being made fun of like this over a very important political controversy...Show More Summary

Fanatical Bruce Springteen Fan Throws Embarassing Fit on Stage

At an event yesterday in Long Branch, NJ, a crazed Bruce Springsteen fan with a microphone—who knows who gave it to him—spoke for a while, then took questions from the audience. When an attendee disputed the middle-aged man's supposed relationship with the Boss, however, things went awry. Read more...

Christie Shuts Down Heckler with Brilliant Name Dropping

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) got into one of his heated back-and-forths at a Tuesday town hall in New Jersey. The topic of contention: whether singer Bruce Springsteen asked Christie to stop using his music during public appearances.

TPM says Chris Christie "Blows Up At Woman."

It's interesting that he's talking about Bruce Springsteen and going on about his friendship with the rock star, but I wouldn't call this blowing up: Here's the author of the article, Tom Kludt: He doesn't look like he grew up in Newark, like Chris Christie. Show More Summary

Watch Chris Christie argue with a woman about Bruce Springsteen

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) loves Bruce Springsteen. But does The Boss like him back? That was the thorny subject Christie and a heckler broached during a town hall Tuesday, when the woman questioned why the governor still played Springsteen songs at his events. Show More Summary

Chris Christie Got Into A Heated Argument About Bruce Springsteen

Don't tell New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) that musician Bruce Springsteen doesn't like him. A woman learned this lesson the hard way Tuesday afternoon after she informed Christie, a potential 2016 White House contender and devout...Show More Summary

Nicole Atkins – “Dancing In The Dark” (Bruce Springsteen Cover)

Bruce Springsteen’s monumental LP Born In The U.S.A. turned 30 in June. In celebration, Lightning Rod Records is putting out Dead Man’s Town, a tribute album featuring indie rock and alt-country artists performing stripped-down versions of songs from the Boss’ biggest, most ’80s-sounding album. Following Low’s beautiful take on “I’m On Fire” (one of the [...]

Apple's App Store needs a Bruce Springsteen strategy

W ith apologies to the Boss, maybe what the Apple App Store needs is just a little of that human touch. Jean-Louis Gassée, a general partner at the venture capital firm Allegis Capital, writes in the Monday Note, a weekly newsletterShow More Summary

Edgy And Dull: 17 Covers Of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” Rated

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

A few weeks back, we premiered Low’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” and it was great (more on that below). It’s their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man’s Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album’s title track). Between [...]

Greenwich Village Cafe Wha? owner Manny Roth dead at 94

Manny Roth, a colorful club owner in Greenwich Village whose Cafe Wha? and its basement level stage was a rite of passage in the 1960s for Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and many others, has died.

Penn Jillette Issues a Challenge to Bruce Springsteen: ‘Let’s see who gets laid first!’

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

One of the many fun parts about doing The Independents is the online-only aftershows on Monday and Tuesday nights, which are comparatively, ah, unstructured. Sometimes it's scatterbrained, sometimes it's intense, sometimes it gets surprisingly...Show More Summary

TVD Recommends: Southside Johnny at the Stone Pony, 8/2

I’m sure there have been articles written about Southside Johnny or the Stone Pony that have not mentioned Bruce Springsteen but this will not be one of them. To some Southside Johnny is distinct for not being Springsteen, that other guy the E Street Band played with. Show More Summary

Best Cover Song Ever?

The submissions keep pouring in: Manfred Mann’s “Blinded by the Light.” Very few people actually realize this song was originally written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen. Manfred‘s version is dramatically different: Another: I would like to nominate The Beatles cover of “Twist and Shout”, which was originally recorded by the Top Notes in 1961 and […]

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