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Lou Reed

  1. me: elton john
    13 of the Best Celebrity Stories From Elton John’s Name-dropping Memoir, MeFrom trash-talking with Freddie Mercury, to reuniting John and Yoko, and plenty more.
  2. women and power
    Marsha Vlasic Told Lou Reed, ‘I Just Can’t Do This Anymore’The veteran music executive on being one of the first-ever female agents, speaking out against Neil Portnow, and the power of saying no.
  3. literary life
    How I Became Good at Literary Parties“The best way to befriend famous people is to have no idea who they are. ”
  4. low carb club
    Here’s a Diet Tip From Legendary Nutritionist Lou Reed“Bread. Carbs. They’re poison.”
  5. Nudity and Lou Reed’s Rules For Living at the Hamptons’ Wackiest BenefitRobert Downey Jr. played auctioneer.
  6. For Better or Worse, Lou Reed Was Always Lou ReedFor better or worse, Lou Reed was always Lou Reed: a self-sabotaging, widely disliked man who gave voice to the unwanted and despised.
  7. fashion nostalgia
    See Lost Images of Edie Sedgwick, Andy Warhol, and Lou Reed From a 1966 ShootThese Larry Fink photos were never published. 
  8. books
    The Unintentional Last Words of 13 Famous Writers Including James Baldwin, Lou Reed, Nora Ephron, and David Foster Wallace.
  9. covermania
    Julian Casablancas Covers the Velvet UndergroundFor Vinyl.
  10. impersonations
    Hear David Bowie Impersonate Bruce SpringsteenIn a studio recording from 1985.
  11. gallery
    Polaroids by Warhol’s Polarizing Best FriendBrigid Berlin’s newly digitized archives show she was almost as obsessed with documentation as Warhol himself. 
  12. rock and roll hall of fame 2015
    2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nods Include RingoCall your dad to tell him who Green Day is.
  13. kudos
    Your 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A.You are old.
  14. pfw spring 2015
    Hedi Slimane’s New Tribute to Cool KidsHe opened a photography exhibition in Paris.
  15. encounter
    Making House Calls With NY’s Musical Dog TrainerWeiss believes dogs find music soothing and has trained her own briards, Cosi and Petzi, to play piano with their paws and noses.
  16. memory lane
    The Secret Life of Fashion Designer Charles JamesA close friend of the designer shares never-before-seen sketches and tales of James’s later years.
  17. radio vulture
    Rosen on the Grammys: An Incoherent, Kanye-less SlogWhat’s up with all the pianos?
  18. quotables
    Amy Poehler Ponders Millennials’ Fancy New Gender Fluidity“I mean, everyone under 26 seems gay to me.”
  19. more-issey
    Morrissey to Release Lou Reed Tribute Cover“Satellite of Love.” 
  20. tributes
    Laurie Anderson Wrote Another Really Lovely Essay About Lou ReedFrom Rolling Stone.
  21. remembrances
    Here Is Patti Smith’s Tribute to Lou ReedFrom this week’s New Yorker.
  22. obituaries
    Read Laurie Anderson’s Obit for Husband Lou ReedFrom the East Hampton Star.
  23. vulture lists
    10 Great Lesser-Known Lou Reed SongsNo “Perfect Day” or “Walk on the Wild Side” on this list.
  24. Lou Reed: Cranky Almost to the EndIn what might have been his final interview, he couldn’t have nicer.
  25. obits
    Rosen Remembers Lou Reed, a Pop Star for AdultsReed believed that a rock lyric could accommodate ideas as grand and meaty as literature.
  26. war of the words
    Lou Reed vs. Lester Bangs: A RetrospectiveTheir prickly relationship provides a memory of a glorious time in rock and rock writing.
  27. tributes
    Watch Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart, a 1998 PBS Documentary From the “American Masters” series.
  28. Lou Reed Dead at 71The rock icon’s cause of death hasn’t been released.
  29. in memoriam
    See a Gallery of Lou Reed Pictures From the SeventiesIconic photos of the late rocker hanging with Jagger, Bowie, Pop, and Warhol, taken by photographer Mick Rock.
  30. in memoriam
    See a Gallery of Lou Reed Pictures From the SeventiesIconic photos of the late rocker hanging with Jagger, Bowie, Pop, and Warhol, taken by photographer Mick Rock.
  31. opinions
    Lou Reed Really Liked Yeezus“It works because it’s beautiful.”
  32. get well soon
    Lou Reed Had a Liver TransplantIn April.
  33. encounter
    Sniping About Lou Reed With John Cale, Experimental Rock’s Eternal Almost-Star41 minutes with the vanguard composer and former Velvet before an orchestra-backed nostalgia-tour stop at BAM.
  34. lou reed
    Watch Lou Reed Sing ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’Lou Reed “Cookes” up some soul.
  35. lou reed
    Watch Lou Reed and Metallica’s Darren Aronofsky–Directed Video, ‘The View‘We were hoping for a Barbara Walters cameo, but, alas, no.
  36. music
    Darren Aronofsky to Get In on the Loutallica ActionHe’ll direct a music video.
  37. beefs
    Lou Reed Doesn’t Like Metallica Concerts, He Tells Metallica“Who cares?” “Well, we care.”
  38. the anticipation index
    Coldplay vs. Lou Reed and Metallica: How Did Their Early Online Debuts Affect the Anticipation Index?One leaked, one was legally streamed, and the buzz may surprise you.
  39. clickables
    Stream the Entire Lou Reed–Metallica Album, LuluWill it create another planetary system?
  40. bffs
    Lou Reed and Metallica Have Recorded an Album TogetherWell, this is certainly unexpected.
  41. Personalities
    April Bloomfield Won’t Hire White Guys With Dreadlocks, and Eleven OtherWhat we took away from her ‘New Yorker’ profile.
  42. video tape
    Lou Reed Apologizes to Susan Boyle by Directing Her Music VideoSee the video!
  43. beef
    Susan Boyle’s New Single Is Lou Reed’s ‘Perfect Day’Boyle wins again.
  44. heroes
    Lou Reed Scotches Boyle PerformanceHe wouldn’t let her sing “Perfect Day” on ‘America’s Got Talent’ because he “isn’t a Boyle fan.”
  45. Nightclubbing
    Looking Back at Max’s Kansas City and Ahead to the New Don Hill’sCan Don Hill’s make New York badass again?
  46. Celebrity Settings
    Lou Goes to Joe’sLou Reed: pizza aficionado.
  47. music
    Lou Reed’s Eyes Are Too Old to See His iPhone, So He Invented an AppLou Zoom iPhone magnifier is available $1.99.
  48. last night's gig
    Night at the Rock Museum: Second Concert of the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of FameRock’s museum waxworks come to life for a series of sometimes incongruous, sometimes inspired duets.
  49. gossipmonger
    What Lindsay Lohan Thinks About Michael Jackson’s Death“NO OMG … I feel sick.” Also, touching insights from other celebrities, via — what else — Twitter.
  50. Mediavore
    Gwyneth Sends Mario to the Gym; NYC’s Official Big ApplePlus: a Brooklyn distillery, and Eric Ripert on Gordon Ramsay, all in our morning news roundup.
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