Dave Brubeck, the professorial jazz pianist and composer whose No. 2 album Time Out was a standard of the Mad Men era, has died at age 91, the Associated Press reported Wednesday morning. Brubeck's manager, Russell Gloyd, told the AP that Brubeck died of heart failure on his way to a cardiologist ap ... More >>
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyRick Perry last night did what most presidential candidates do after sucking again in a debate -- he went to a frat house.
In explaining to the Beta Theta Pi boys his views of governance, Perry said that the American Revolutio ... More >>
Ninety-five years ago today, the tank made its debut at World War I's Battle of the Somme.
It played a role in bringing an end to that appallingly bloody and stupid battle, and tanks have since gone on to become vital symbols of military might.
Here are nine iconic moments or personalities involvi ... More >>
Amy Chua's controversial book/parenting guide, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, has moms everywhere wondering how to tame their young ones.
But you don't need a copy of the book to learn how to breed strong, smart, successful cubs, because Rocks Off has found the musical translations of Chua ... More >>
It's Earth Day, that magical time of year when we're supposed to pretend we don't "accidentally" throw most of our aluminum cans in the trash instead of the recycling bin and gaze wistfully at the bus stop as we blow by it in our air conditioned Ford Excursions. When tens of thousands of well ... More >>
Seeing as it memorializes a resounding Nazi victory over American forces, Kassarine Pass Street, the site of a South Park double shooting last night, would seem to be oddly named.
In the November 1942 Tunisian desert tank battle, Panzers in Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps trounced a badly-led an ... More >>
Dave Collins is a Vietnam veteran, and he wants to abolish Veteran's Day. "I would also like to see yellow-ribbon stickers outlawed along with 'We Support the Troops' signs in business and all the other feel good BS of that ilk," he adds in a personal commentary he e-mailed to his mailing list.Ha ... More >>