the rolling stones: 50

Does it matter that much? I think it matters that much to every person who is on the cover of Rolling Stone unless they’re pretending it doesn’t matter to them because they’re trying to be cool. And so it’s kind of the most honest look at an artist, because it’s keeping it about what actually matters, which is the art that’s being created. And that’s what I’m thankful for. So keep it up guys!
—  Taylor Swift talking about Rolling Stone magazine in an interview for their 50th anniversary exhibit

“Here’s a pretty unbelievable story: Laurie Holden is an actress who plays Andrea on “The Walking Dead,” but she isn’t just an actress. Holden also works as a human rights activist with a group called Operation Underground Railroad. It’s an organization run by an ex-CIA agent named Tim Ballard that works to take down unsavory human traffickers and the like. So, Holden and the group went down to Colombia to try to take down a group of men who were trafficking in underage prostitutes. Ballard, Holden and co. ingratiated themselves into this group and set up an elaborate party in an effort to catch these men in the act….” Adam Pliskin, Elite Daily 

“For months, the group put together a massive sting operation in cooperation with Colombian authorities. They each had an elaborate cover story. Ballard’s story was that he was the best man in a wedding back in the U.S. and was looking to hire several underage prostitutes for a big bachelor party in Cartagena. The cover was meant to lure the sex traffickers into a setup so that Ballard and his team could rescue the girls, many of whom were under 18. … In order for Colombian officials to prosecute the sex traffickers, they have to catch them exchanging money for the girls on tape. … Holden’s job was to “keep [the traffickers] occupied by the pool area while Ballard and the undercover officers worked to catch the traffickers on tape exchanging money.” Candace Smith and Aristides Pinedo-Burns, ABC News 

“When the traffickers agree on camera to to pimp out the underage girls and the money is exchanged, the cops move in to make the arrests.  During the ordeal Holden works with social workers to comfort the girls, who fear they’re the ones who will be in trouble and that they won’t be paid. Holden is clearly heartbroken when interviewed after the fact. But she should also be extremely proud of her work.” Ian Cervantes, Complex

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Remember The Time
Michael Jackson
Remember The Time

Remember The Time - Michael Jackson (1992)

A lush reverie, “Remember the Time” was Jackson’s finest attempt at updating his sound for the hip-hop era. After splitting with Quincy Jones over creative differences following Bad, he began looking for a young producer and landed on Teddy Riley, architect of New Jack Swing, the hot R&B sound of the moment. “I came in with 10 grooves,” Riley said at the time. “He liked them all.”

“Remember the Time” was a high point of their collaboration and one of Jackson’s best post-Eighties vocal performances. Engineer Dave Way recalled watching the singer working on “Remember the Time” as he nailed “each note and harmony, double it, triple it and then maybe quadruple – each time singing it perfectly, vibratos perfectly matched, perfectly in tune, rhythmically dead on, knowing exactly what he wanted to do the whole time. Flawless.”

Who was Jackson singing about? Riley claimed the song was written after Jackson told him about his feelings for his second wife, Debbie Rowe (a claim he later retracted on Twitter). Jermaine Jackson, though, said the song was written for Diana Ross.

(Source: Rolling Stone, 50 best Michael Jackson songs)

McKinnon’s been the MVP on Saturday Night Live for so long it’s easy to forget how young she is- and how much more of her brilliance we have to look forward to. There’s something steely about her deadpan, both on SNL and in Notary Publix, the Web series she created with her sister- who else could get comedy out of the glorious world of notaries?
—  Rolling Stone’s The 50 Funniest People Right Now: Kate McKinnon

Rolling Stone Names Donald Glover as a Sitcom Reinovator in Their Top 50 Funniest People List

Already an acclaimed rap jester under the handle Childish Gambino – and a star on Community, where he played the messiah of an air-conditioner-repairman cult – Glover outdid himself with the rookie season of his dazzlingly ambitious FX comedy, Atlanta, playing Earnest “Earn” Marks, a college dropout who goes back home to restart his life by managing his rapper cousin, Paper Boi.”

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a playlist of 70’s-80’s rock n roll classics that everybody knows and loves. for those times when you just wanna rock the fuck out.

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tracklist : 1. the joker - steve miller band // 2. low rider - war // 3. sweet child o’ mine - guns n roses // 4. stairway to heaven - led zepplin // 5. carry on wayward son - kansas // 6. more than a feeling - boston // 7. should i stay or should i go - the clash // 8. baba o’riley - the who // 9. bohemian rhapsody - queen // 10. go your own way - fleetwood mac // 11. brown eyed girl - van morrison // 12. my generation - the who // 13. american woman - the guess who // 14. sweet home alabama - lynyrd skynyrd // 15. have you ever seen the rain - creedence clearwater revival // 16. born to be wild - steppenwolf // 17. knockin’ on heaven’s door (acoustic) - bob dylan // 18. all along the watchtower - jimi hendrix // 19. love her madly - the doors // 20. crazy train - ozzy osbourne // 21. walk on the wild side - lou reed // 22. american pie - don mclean // 23. walk this way - aerosmith // 24. paint it black - the rolling stones // 25. paradise city - guns n roses // 26. bad moon rising - creedence clearwater revival // 27. pour some sugar on me - def leppard // 28. another one bites the dust - queen // 29. house of the rising sun - the animals // 30. ramblin’ man - allman brothers band // 31. we’re not gonna take it - twisted sister // 32. back in black - ac/dc // 33. money - pink floyd // 34. the chain - fleetwood mac // 35. dream on - aerosmith // 36. listen to the music - the doobie brothers // 37. like a rolling stone - bob dylan // 38. black dog - led zepplin // 39. any way you want it - journey // 40. simple man - lynyrd skynyrd // 41. i won’t back down - tom petty // 42. rock you like a hurricane - the scorpions // 43. rock and roll all nite - kiss // 44. you give love a bad name - bon jovi // 45. la grange - zz top // 46. jump - van halen // 47. highway to hell - ac/dc // 48. you really got me - the kinks // 49. (i can’t get no) satisfaction - the rolling stones // 50. living on a prayer - bon jovi

“Take that, swine!” Rotten tomato in your face.

And I went inside and my mum scared the shit out of me.

“I’ve called the man.”

“What are you talking about?”

“I’ve called the man. He’s going to take you away, because you’re out of control.”

And I broke down.

“He’s coming here in fifteen minutes. He’ll be here any minute now to take you away into the home.”

And I shat myself. I was about six or seven.

“Oh, Mum!” I’m on my knees, I’m pleading and begging.

“I’ve had it up to here with you. I don’t want you anymore.”

“No, Mum, please…” “And on top of that, I’m going to tell your dad.”

“Oh, Muuuuuum.” That was a cruel day. She was relentless.

She kept it going for about an hour too. Until I cried myself to sleep and realized eventually that there was no man at all and that she had been putting me on. - Doris was never strict. It was just “This is the way it is, this is what’s going to happen and you’re going to do this and do that." 

- Keith Richards on his Mum’s punishments

Starting November 14, the new Ichiban Kuji cards from “Mechanical Lullaby” will be added into the Rare Audition! However, there are two different flavors of auditions this time! If you are planning on scouting for this set, please make sure you read this post so you don’t waste your precious stones!

This new set is special because this time, there will be two available auditions for Groups A through D. Each of these groups will offer a special audition for paid stellar stones. These will only offer 11 rolls, and there are only three chances per group. For every single one of these three scouts, you will obtain a puchinanakore that will let you choose an outfit from that group. (For example, if you scouted in Group A, you can only choose from Iori, Yamato, and Gaku.)

If you don’t have paid stones, each group will also have the regular stellar stone auditions available. However, do keep in mind that the free gacha will not come with a puchinanakore

Note: no matter which audition you pull from, the Mechanical Lullaby cards will come with a RabiTV.

Group A (Regular + Paid) - 11/14 17:00 (JST) ~ 11/17 16:59 (JST)
- Iori, Yamato, Gaku

Group B (Regular + Paid) - 11/17 17:00 (JST) ~ 11/20 16:59 (JST)
- Ryuunosuke, Momo, Yuki

Group C (Regular + Paid) - 11/20 17:00 (JST) ~ 11/23 16:59 (JST)
- Mitsuki, Tamaki, Sougo

Group D (Regular + Paid) - 11/23 17:00 (JST) ~ 11/26 16:59 (JST)
- Nagi, Riku, Ten

Group E (Regular Only) - 11/26 17:00 (JST) ~ 12/11 16:59 (JST)
- Everybody!

All cards in Groups A through D will be available in the Scout Catalogue for Pick Up! Groups A through D will also offer a discounted solo scout for 5 stones, while Group E will offer a discounted 11 roll for 50 stones.

In additions, all scouted Mechanical Lullaby cards will come with codes for bromide prints at Japanese 7-11 stores! Good luck scouting!

(Note: the Mechanical Lullaby puchis will also be available to purchase in the Hall Shop and also in an upcoming event, so if you can’t do a paid gacha, don’t fret just yet!)

anonymous asked:

Yeah they did go solo but they're still together and he's saying, just like niall, it'd be stupid to leave a successful band, if anything that's great 1D news

Thank you for explaining. Also, like, Mick Jagger has done solo work and has been together with the Rolling Stones for more than 50 years. THAT’S THE POINT OF THE REFERENCE. Deep breaths, everyone.