Prince occupied a giant place in our culture; his loss sends shock waves through all categories of Americans - categories that he himself transcended.
Bowie was an artist; a true original force that didn't stay still but progressed, shedding identities and modes of work and style to offer new canvases.
As some of us take a holiday break and delve into pop culture, here's something to make you think: the top 10 books that ought to be on TV.
Filmmaker Eli Roth, who specializes in the horror genre, has no problem time traveling in the wrong direction.
When they came to Detroit in 1932 they were three years married: Diego worked feverously and created Detroit Industry, while Frida created 11 works to establish herself as a distinct artist in her own right.
Cher described him as a bigot with an ego the size of Texas.
There's no shortage of creativity out there. It's simply a matter of whether it's being repressed. And it is - in the interest of profit. Another effect of capitalism.
Gal Gadot, a relatively unknown Jewish Israeli actress, has been cast in the role of Wonder Woman. Some are pondering what a female superhero means in modern times.
The show is interesting in that it offers a behind-the-curtain look at this fantastical world of heroes. But in many ways, it may have missed its mark.
The Uptown Players, near the Dallas Arts District, are performing "The Kiss of the Spider Woman."