Many Big Retailers Don’t Respond to Customer Questions on Facebook

From Time Magazine: If you’re hoping to get better customer service by posting questions to a retailer’s Facebook page, be prepared for disappointment, according to...

The Psychology Behind The Sweet Spots Of Pricing

From Fast Company: Thanks to the likes of Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, and the brains who created Google Wallet, $5 is the new 99 cents....

Could Tweet Seats In Theaters Be The New Smoking Section?

From Geekosystem: It’s become something of a mantra in the cinema and theater alike: Please turn off your cellphones before the performance begins. Depending on...

The Black Keys may hate on Spotify, but they’re the second most pirated artist at Coachella

From Death and Taxes Magazine: Are The Black Keys right to hate on Spotify? The band has been notoriously testy about streaming services like Spotify that...

Canadian bands from the ’90s enjoying digital era freedom

From CBC.ca: Looking at upcoming Canadian concert listings might give music fans an acute case of déjà vu. Canadian bands that first gained prominence in the...

The Echo Nest CEO On What Big Data Means To The Music Industry

From Techcrunch: The Echo Nest is possibly the hottest music data company around right now. They’ve signed deals with Nokia, EMI, Clear Channel, Spotify, and...

Tenacious D train “To Be The Best” with Dave Grohl, Josh Groban, Val Kilmer

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The cutest porcupine corn-eating video you’ll see all year

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Hello, Emergency? This is dog.

From Shortlist: Dog Rings 999 And Saves Its Own Life The next nincompoop that dares suggest animals are stupid be warned, we have all the evidence...

18 Athlete Explanations for Failed Drug Tests

From Mental Floss: Milwaukee Brewers’ star Ryan Braun will start in left field on Opening Day. As the reigning National League Most Valuable Player, Braun...

Tennis player asks for annoying fan to be removed from the stands during tournament. The fan is his father

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When happens when music appreciation students have ever heard of Marsalis, Diana Krall, Charlie Parker, Monk, or Duke

From Jazz Times: Radio host blogs about recent experience as a guest lecturer at local liberal arts college I was a guest lecturer on jazz for...

What the Jazz Greats Knew About Creativity

From Time Magazine: The improvisational flights of jazz greats like Louis Armstrong and John Coltrane are so transporting that they can seem almost otherworldly —...

5 Ways Your Manager Can Screw Up Your Career‏

From Hypebot: 1) They update your social networks as if they're you Your fans are not dumb, they know your music probably better than you do,...

The Dark Knight Rises Trailer 2: IN LEGO

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