Ben Weinman Passes the Torch to God Mother

I realized music can sound in many different ways and that these guys were doing it just for the love of music and not for anyone else. That grew a seed in me...

Why Brendan Hines Wishes He Had Said Hello to Elvis Costello

Nobody wants to be considered one-dimensional.

Planting a Seed in a Toxic Place with Roger Miret

“How are you so damn sure?”

The Melvins Are Not Screwing With You

“You cannot get successful in any area of your life by only working 40 hours a week. It’s impossible."

Alan Robert Is Filling the Void

His "Beauty of Horror" coloring books feature a mysterious and mischievous undead girl named Ghouliana who tricks colorists into doing her bidding through misleading poetry.

Vernon Reid and the Power of Comic Book Complexity

You can't have light without darkness.

The Arrogant Positivity of Fitness

"Performers and writers and artists that I love who are in a position of arrogance and wear it for everyone to see – there’s a generosity in that to me."

Michael McGrady is a Chip off the Old Block

“If I’m going to die, I’m going to die living.”

Paul Booth’s Dark Path to Enlightenment

“The tattoo becomes an exorcism of sorts.”

Kim Rancourt’s Shot up Your Spine

“I went from a kid wearing jeans and flannel shirts to wearing silver satin pants and silver shirts.”

How R. Stevie Moore Is Compelled Without Compulsion

“It was like a disease that I had to record and write.”

Vincent Castiglia’s Ethereal Road Map

“The world’s soul is kind of dead at the moment.”

Jacoby Shaddix Is Marching Right Next to You

"I just feel like I’m drowning in myself."

Walking Through the Emotional Desert With Shaun Morgan

“You get super drunk or super high and you don’t feel anything. And that’s the whole point.”

The Entire Truth of Dr. Mayim Bialik

“I hope that’s what young women and the people who love them will take away from this book—a full treatise on what it is to be female.”

Richard Edwards Asks You to Not Throw Jonah Off the Ship

“I mean you are dying essentially.”

A Day in the Cage With Comedian Josh Blue

“When I was doing it, I was doing it from the perspective of what it’s like to be an imprisoned animal. But then what I realized later was that it was a metaphor for my body."

How Cinema Cinema Stays in the Equation

“Every night we are going to play to the point where we try to die.”

Mona Haydar Speaks Your Language

Haydar is no ordinary artist, and the concept behind Haydar’s first single, “Hijabi,” is anything but common.

Life of Agony Never Stopped Dreaming

“The most fond memories I have from the old days are of Joey and I sitting at his mom’s kitchen table in the middle of the night, eating pasta, drawing on a notebook our stage plan

The Gestalt of Zeal and Ardor

Manuel Gagneux is one raw and confrontational motherfucker.

Glenn Mercer's Moment

Freud claimed that the key to life is both “work” and “love.” In order to be happy, we must develop our own unique interests and achievements.

The Chaos of Neal Barnard

Neal Barnard has never been one to accept the status quo.

Matt North's Personal "Fallure"

“Every good story starts from a wound.” This is how musician Matt North describes his approach to writing his first solo album.

Chandler Travis Is Happy Being Hopelessly Out of Step

Chandler Travis's music career has spanned over forty years, including as a member of Travis, Shook and the Club Wow (with Steven Shook).

Mark Stewart's Faith Is Room For Doubt

Mark Stewart of the band The Pop Group told me, “People for some reason say that my stuff is prescient.”

George Newbern is an Acting Animal

“He’s psychotic. He’s an assassin. He’s not a normal person.” This is how actor George Newbern describes his character “Charlie” on ABC’s Scandal.

Jonezen Finds His Frequency

The music of Christopher Richard Jones – better known as the Hip Hop artist Jonezen – has been connecting.