“Einstein and Neils Bohr were raised on fairy tales, so they learned at a very early age to believe in impossible things,” Barron says. “For them, fairy tales are the embodiment of our highest ideals, our sense for the possible."
Chicago comedian Kelsie Huff is no stranger to a rough crowd.
“My first standup I went to a bar near Wrigley Field, which is very sporty and very douchebaggy,” Huff says. “I thought, ‘I’m just gonna tell one of my stories!’ and got a lot of ‘Show us your tits!’ instead.”
When Chinese government officials unexpectedly detained controversial artist Ai Weiwei — keeping him for 81 days in an undisclosed location — it ignited a firestorm of protests across the world that reinforced Ai’s calls for democracy in China.
It’s hard not to become introspective when listening to mewithoutYou’s albums. Vocalist Aaron Weiss puts layer upon layer of philosophical, religious and spiritual overtones in his lyrics, and his brother, guitarist Mike Weiss, says he still finds himself exploring those lyrics daily.
The story of the city of Boulder has a sordid side.
It starts with the first white men settling onto the land, a Native American Arapaho peace chief seeking coexistence with the new inhabitants, and his eventual death during the Sand Creek Massacre at the hands of the white men he had hoped to make peace with.
Porter Robinson almost forgets to pick up his phone as he wakes up groggy from a nap after a long night of DJing.
“I hate it, dude,” he says. “I’d much rather wake up at 6 a.m. than 6 p.m., but it’s just not an option when you’re on tour.”