Subject:

Abbie Hoffman

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Law and Order: Top 10 Best (Or Worst) Musicians' Arrests

    Nobody is above the law - not even musicians even though some of them may think they are. However, some of their outrageous behavior has become legendary. Others have spawned rumors, killed their careers and/or made them the butt of many jokes. In fact, this makes me wonder why there is not a cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Shock Therapy: Would Sinead O'Connor Still Cause An Uproar?

    ​Sunday night is a special night. It's the 18th anniversary of Sinead O'Connor's infamous Pope-a-ripping on Saturday Night Live. For the extremely small number of you who somehow have the Internet but not VH1, the facts are these: O'Connor, always the most peaceable and least controversial of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Want to Levitate the Pentagon? These Songs Might Help

    ​On this date in 1967, some 50,000 protesters marched on the Pentagon with the intention of levitating it and exorcising any "evil spirits" within. The effort was led by Yippie leader Abbie Hoffman, poet Allen Ginberg, and Ed Sanders and satirically-minded rockers the Fugs. As we all know, th ... More >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    Sicko

    Michael Moore's pill goes down easy, but his diagnosis of U.S. health care still devastates

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    Peace Signs

    Third–generation activist Luchita Rodriguez and her friends find the missing rally bus — and a fresh, family-style fight against war in Iraq

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    System of a Down

    Steal This Album (Sony)

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Steve Earle

    Sidetracks (E-Squared)

  • Culture

    August 24, 2000

    The Bit Player

    Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    The Man Who Knew Too Soon?

    Eight years ago Tom Curtis reported that AIDS could have been spread by an experimental polio vaccine grown on monkey kidneys. Scientists sniffed. Journalists scoffed. The story died. Now, a new book says the theory wasn't so stupid after all.

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Back to the Futurist

    The guy who designed Cadillac Ranch wants to build a dolphin space station. Is it any wonder UH is divided over the return of Doug Michels?

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Fighting the Power

    Alex Golubitsky was a high school revolutionary in search of a cause. Then he became his own cause.

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