By Richard K. Barry Joni Mitchell is one of the finest singer/songwriters ever to strum a guitar, and that's not just my Canadian pride talking. She wrote "Little Green" in 1967 and it appeared on her 1971 album Blue. It's about a daughter she gave up for adoption in 1965, when she was a struggling musician in Toronto. Show More Summary
They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.
Saturday Night Live will celebrate its 40th anniversary this evening with a three-and-a-half hourlong trip down memory lane. To mark the occasion, we asked Larry Wilmore, Amy Schumer, Joni Mitchell, and others for the SNL sketches that have stuck with them most through the years. The runaway favorite? Eddie Murphy’s... More »
It can be very disheartening when an artist who people revere opens her mouth and ignorance comes out.
Retin-A is awesome and all, but man, Joni Mitchell is making wrinkles look awesome. More » 71-Year-Old Joni Mitchell’s Enchanting NY Mag Cover Is Proof That Wrinkles Are Beautiful is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
As befitting the star of Hedi Slimane’s spring campaign for Saint Laurent Paris, Joni Mitchell — singer, musician, and arguably the face of 1970s folk-rock and the “Laurel Canyon era” — is the face on the cover of New York Magazine’s new Spring Fashion Issue. … Read More
Joni Mitchell has never strayed far from the collective memory, but in recent months she's emerged from the wings with a major fashion campaign, an oral history in Vanity Fair, and this New York magazine cover story by Carl Swanson, titled "Joni Mitchell, Unyielding." Read more...
The singer looks graceful on the cover of NY Mag's Spring issue - The Cut Industry vet Cindy Crawford weighs in on the supermodels of today - Style.com Who wore the pink dress best: Rihanna or Blue Ivy? - SheFinds Taylor Swift just came...Show More Summary
Whether Joni Mitchell likes it or not, she is shaping up to have as much influence on the fashion world now as she did in the '70s. The 71-year-old, named this season's "muse," by New York Magazine's Fashion Issue, looks almost angelic on its cover in a white Lanvin dress. Show More Summary
Over at Vanity Fair, musical icons like David Crosby, Joni Mitchell (above), Linda Ronstadt, Glenn Frey, reminisce about the creativity and other substances that flowed through L.A.'s magical Laurel Canyon of the 1960s and 1970s. Read the rest
“Exactement,” says Joni Mitchell, happy that, after several hours of conversation and half a pack of cigarettes, I get it—at least this point anyway. “All my battles were with male egos,” she says. “I’m just looking for equality, not to dominate. But I want to be able to control my... More »
Lately, tons of fashion brands are turning to more mature models as the faces of their campaigns. In the past few months alone we have seen Julia Roberts for Givenchy, Iris Apfel for Alexis Bittar, Joni Mitchell for Saint Laurent, and Joan Didion for Céline. Show More Summary
Women in their 60s, 70s and even 90s are snapping up high-fashion ad campaigns.
Bjork speaks of sexism in music: Pitchfork: When it was originally misreported that Vulnicura was produced by Arca, instead of co-produced by you and Arca, it reminded me of the Joni Mitchell quote from the height of her fame about how whichever man was in the room with her got credit for her genius. B: […]
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The idea of Joan Didion-as-symbol has been floating around in the ether lately. It’s quick cultural shorthand to say that, particularly if you are a middle-class white girl with writerly aspirations, you have good taste in writing, which...Show More Summary
The folk star is as beautiful as ever. Contributor: Lianna Carrera read more
2015 is shaping up to be the year of brilliant ad campaigns. First, of course, there was Joan Didion for Céline, followed immediately by Joni MItchell for Saint Laurent. Just days later we saw Iris Apfel and Tavi Gevinson strike a pose for Alexis Bittar. Show More Summary
The naming of the writer Joan Didion as the face of Celine and veteran singer Joni Mitchell for a similar role at Saint Laurent is a corrective to the norm that most fashion advertising excludes older people.
FindLaw columnist Eric Sinrod writes regularly in this section on legal developments surrounding technology and the Internet. When it comes to privacy, a lyric from a Joni Mitchell song seems apt: "You don't know what you've got till it's gone." Indeed, as technology has moved forward, it seems that practically......