When Edward Snowden starts his official fanclub, he shouldn’t expect Bill Gates to sign up. The richest man in the world isn’t much of a fan at all, it turns out. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Gates outlined his view of Snowden in the context of his methods, and privacy itself. Show More Summary
At the Guardian authors share the writing tips they give to their students. Author Jonathan Lethem defends Bob Dylan's often-maligned music from the 1980s at Rolling Stone. Bustle recommended women writers all women should read. At Vice, Blake Butler interviewed...
The Microsoft co-founder follows in the footsteps of John Lennon, Mick Jagger, and other luminaries to be the latest subject of the Rolling Stone interview.
Keith Richards to release a new children's story. News by Riki Cleveland Sex, drugs, and...children’s literature? It has been announced that legendary Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards is collaborating with his daughter Theodora Dupree Richards to write a children’s story. Show More Summary
Rolling Stone has an extensive interview with Microsoft founder Bill Gates, covering NSA surveillance, Facebook's deal for WhatsApp, the state of the planet and whether God exists.
Good morning, welcome to Friday. Newsy time: Rolling Stone has a great, expansive interview with Bill Gates talking about Microsoft, world poverty, God, and much more. It's a long read, but worth it. Mark Zuckerberg was so frustrated by NSA revelations that he called President Obama to say the government is damaging the future of the Internet. Show More Summary
Getty Image Rolling Stone's interview with Bill Gates is interesting, not least because he makes some comments about NSA leaker Edward Snowden that have thrown our pal The Mighty Greenwald into a fine rage: Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview. Do you think some of these concerns people have are overblown? There's...
Rolling Stones today published an extensive interview with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, in which the man himself reveals a few interesting tidbits. It turns out Microsoft was also interested in WhatsApp and Gates has a lot of praise for Zuckerberg: Apparently, Google was looking at it. Show More Summary
Today the world celebrates Pope Francis' first year. Notice I didn't say the church is celebrating, but the world. The pope has graced the covers of every magazine from TIME to Rolling Stone over the past year. People all over the world are delighted by the breath of fresh air he has brought. Show More Summary
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Microsoft Founder Bill Gates dropped a few tech tidbits, including that Microsoft 'was willing to buy' WhatsApp. He's also no Edward Snowden fan (no surprise).
‘Honky Tonk Women’ too dirty for China as song ‘vetoed’ (via AFP) The sexual lyrics of “Honky Tonk Women” were apparently too much for China’s Communist fathers as the Rolling Stones said the chart-topping song was “vetoed” for their second ever show in the country on Wednesday. “About now we’d usually play something…
Want to live like a rock star? Now you can, if you have $2.5 million to spare and are into Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan's lavish mansion. According to Rolling Stone, Keenan, 49, had originally listed his four-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom house in January for nearly $2.8 million, but has since dropped the price to $2,495,000. Show More Summary
By Guest Contributor Kendra James (Originally posted on April 9, 2012) Lena Dunham (third from left) and cast of Girls. Courtesy: Rolling Stone. The advertisements for the new HBO series Girls presented us with main character HannahShow More Summary
It’s delightful news: pickled-in-vinegar pirate of the good ship Rolling Stone Keith Richards … Read More
46 years ago, The Rolling Stones released “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” on Decca Records and came up with this photo for the picture sleeve, taken by David Bailey. The Rolling Stones had fun with their album covers and definitely played around with their singles too, including dressing up like women for “Have You Seen Your Mother […]
Not surprisingly, it was a fun, fun, fun, fun, fun time. In addition to the presence of Patti Smith, members of the National, the Drepung Gomang monks, and others, there was a special surprise for modern music fans. As Rolling Stone reports, Tuesday night’s gala concert at Carnegie Hall included a performance by the reformed […]
WOOO! The Rolling Stones rocked and/or rolled under regulation (shouts to China's Ministry of Culture) at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai last night as part of the band's "14 on Fire" tour. For those of you who weren't there to soak in the glory/sweat permeating Keith Richards' sequin-encrusted headband, here's some documentation of the event. [ more › ]
1. "2 Killed, 21 Injured After Alleged Drunk Driver Plows Into SXSW Crowd": Dennis Romeo at LA Weekly reports on the senseless tragedy that transpired last night. Related stories at Rolling Stone and BuzzFeed. " An alleged drunk driver...Show More Summary
Two people were killed and 23 others injured at South by Southwest Thursday morning after a car drove through a temporary barricade set up for the festival, Austin police confirmed to Rolling Stone.
Upstarts, newsmakers and influencers who caught our attention on Wednesday, March 12. Rolling Stone gets the coveted exclusive with Flappy Bird's creator.Relationships are complicated at Google.The infinite lives of BitTorrent.Luke Wood...Show More Summary