Tim O'Brien

“I could see the president getting this one framed."
It's the third in a series of illustrations taking aim at the Trump administration.
There's been some good vetting of the Republican front-runner. But longtime chroniclers say it's not enough.
One of the many challenges of being a woman in the Army was that your hair always had to be in regulations: either cut into a bob that did not touch your collar or pulled back into a tight bun. Even in a sand storm, even under a Velcro-strapped Kevlar helmet, perfection was required.
Also joining us is the Lady Eye, who recently performed her sword-swallowing, body-stapling, fiery act at the Southern Sideshow
Unlike many memoirs, Kaufman's Hill, John Hampsey's remembrance of his boyhood in a middle-class Catholic Pittsburg neighborhood, is not a born out of an intense personal experience or extreme personal adventure.
If you are already a fan of MerleFest, then you can skip to No. 1. For the uninitiated, however, MerleFest is the younger, Eastern cousin of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. I discovered this gem of Americana festivals more than a decade ago after I moved to North Carolina from spending nearly a decade out West attending Telluride.
It was time to get to my bookshelf and find my old copy. As I began to read, it's like a new book and an old book at the
I had a chance to catch up with O'Brien in Henry County over Memorial Day weekend at Rooster Walk 6, where we talked about the future of bluegrass and why Americana music seems to resonate with an expanding audience.
This morning, on the one hundred year anniversary of Britain's declaration of war against Germany and entry in what was to be known as The Great War, I attended a memorial Eucharist at Gladstone's Library in Hawarden, Wales.
Ward Hall can get people to do anything. HuffPost Weird News hosted the event, in coordination with the Morbid Anatomy Museum
It's amazing that anyone could be working the same job for so many years, and it's especially odd that this distinction belongs
The Telluride Bluegrass Festival this week is celebrating its 41st year of roots music in the picture-perfect setting among the San Juan Mountain peaks in southwest Colorado. It's a shame if you haven't experienced it at least once.
An event taking place in Tampa this weekend may help. Included in the $155 fee is a field trip to the International Independent
"I've always been a roots enthusiast really, it's always been based around the blues and folk music, so there are large areas of influence there. I didn't just want to just make a straight blues album."
If all goes well, the book will be published in February, 2014. "One of the things that is different is that there are fewer
"After more than a decade, Jeff's decided to step back from day-to-day blogging," an Atlantic spokeswoman told The Huffington
Over time, Supreme Court Justices have fine-tuned the circumstances under which the death penalty may still apply, but no set of laws or jurisprudence can undo wrongful executions -- or, it seems, completely prevent them.