Young people are heavily involved in the uprising now under way in Libya: They are members of the rebel military; they are working to help form a new government; they are also producing revolutionary artwork, publications and music.
On any given day, you can find at least a few of Benghazi's young and restless in a large, empty cement lot off one of the city's main thoroughfares.
Among the movies opening this weekend is The Beaver. The film might get attention for the fact that it's Jodie Foster's first directing job since 1995's Home For The Holidays. Or it might get attention because Mel Gibson spends most of it speaking in a Cockney accent through a beaver puppet.
Back in 2005, Saturday Night Live's relationship with the Internet changed forever when one of its short skits landed online. It was a music video about two guys catching a matinee showing of the first Chronicles of Narnia movie — in short, a "Lazy Sunday":
SNL had mostly been appreciated via the airwaves, but it was now getting massive play on the web. Pulling in more than 7 million views, "Lazy Sunday" was an immediate viral sensation on YouTube — and, remember, this was back when YouTube didn't produce one of those every week.
Warren Haynes is one of Rolling Stone's 25 greatest guitarists of all time. He's played with The Allman Brothers Band, The Dead and his own group, Gov't Mule. This month, Haynes releases his first solo album in 19 years, titled Man in Motion.
While we were watching the adorable baby bald eagles, New York was holding its breath for a couple of hawks caring for three eggs high above Washington Square Park near New York University's Bobst Library. The same excitement we felt for the bald eagles was felt by fans of the NYU hawks. They live blogged and took screen shots of all their coming and goings.
Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Johnson. Although he recorded just 29 songs, the bluesman had a huge influence on guitarists such as Eric Clapton and Keith Richards. Johnson is one of the most studied of all country blues musicians, and he's been the subject of many books, films and essays.