Katie Bain

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  • 1 year ago | Music Festivals

    So many Coachella-goers spend months before the festival working on their tans, their outfits, their figures, and their breezy poses. There's a real glut of fabulousness, we have to say, both among those in attendance at the Polo Grounds and the p...

  • 2 years ago | Bruce Springsteen

    New Jersey native Debra Rothenberg was 18 when she first photographed Bruce Springsteen in concert in 1980. (He was touring behind The River; she paid $30 for two scalped tickets that originally cost $8.50 each.) In the 33 years since, she has tak...

  • 2 years ago

    This disgusting letter was sent to Georgia Tech's Phi Kappa Tau members to teach them to hook up with drunk co-eds at parties. With lines like, "if anything ever fails, go get more alcohol," it reads like a date rape manual. But while frat parties...

  • 2 years ago

    Gentleman, this is a public service announcement. We know things can get hot and sweaty on the dance floor. The atmosphere is festive, the music is peaking and the ladies are looking good. You see one you like, and you want to dance with her. Tota...

  • 2 years ago

    Beyond good vibes and heady memories, a primary export of U.S. music festivals is garbage. At the big events like Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, Lollapalooza, Governors Ball, and Bonnaroo, literally tons of trash are created by fans, vendors,...

  • 2 years ago | Concerts

    Our music feature this week focuses on the environmental impact of music festivals, which tend to be--surprise, surprise--ecologically problematic. For the piece we talked with Tucker Gumber. Known on his blog as The Festival Guy, he goes to just ...