Michael Stipe


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  • Birth Name: John Michael Stipe
  • Birth Place: Decatur, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/04/1960, Capricorn
  • Profession: Singer; producer
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VIDEO: The Colbert Report 12/12/2012

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Stephen welcomes actor Mandy Patinkin to The Colbert Report to talk about his show "Homeland." Then, for Day 3 of Christmas Carol Week, Michael Stipe joins Mandy and Stephen to perform a song. watch

The Boss, Billy Joel, Kanye West and More Band Together for Sandy Relief Concert

Jersey boy Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band got 12.12.12: The Concert for Sandy Relief off to a rollicking start Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden with a poignant opening set that included "Land of Hopes and Dreams," "Wrecking Ball" and "My City of Ruins."

The concert  donated 100 percent of its proceeds to the Robin Hood Relief Fund, a large-scale relief effort launched specifically to aid people in the tri-state area whose lives were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The concert was telecast commercial-free on 37 television networks in the U.S., as well as on radio stations and streaming sites around the country and...read more

Top Moments: Jon Stewart on Penn State and Private Practice's Intervention

Our top moments of the week:

15. Silence Is Golden Award: On New Girl, Jess asks Nick why he doesn't like Paul (guest star Justin Long), her fellow schoolteacher crush who's over for Thanksgiving, and he says it doesn't matter because he's not the one who has to have sex with him. Jess replies that she wants "to have sex with him big time" and "take him down to Chinatown and slice him off a piece of this pumpkin pie." Hopefully, Paul actually wants some of that pumpkin pie or else dessert is going to be really awkward...read more


Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

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Year Title Description
2014 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony TV Show Series, Appearing
2006 Room Movie, Exec. Producer
2004 Everyday People Movie, Exec. Producer
2004 Saved! Movie, Producer
2002 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Movie, Exec. Producer

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Aaron McGruder has announced that he and thus his controversial comic strip, The Boondocks, are taking a six-month vacation starting in March.... Nia Long, Amber Valletta and Kate Nelligan have joined the supernatural thriller Premonition, about a housewife (Sandra Bullock) whose hubby pops up alive the day after dying in a car crash.... Michael Stipe and Rufus Wainwright are among the recording artists who will join activist Cindy Sheehan in Bring 'Em Home Now, a concert to be held March 20 at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom.

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After last week's dismal performances,...

After last week's dismal performances, I feared that rock really was dead. Fortunately, last night's show kick-started my heart and renewed my faith in the singers, who finally have me believing that one of them can front INXS. Still, they're not there yet. As another Australian band once sang, it's a long way to the top if they want to rock and roll. Here's the recap: Jordis: This dreadlocked damsel was clearly not in distress. Au contraire, she totally took control and made the shopworn "Gimme Some Lovin'" sound fresher than it has on classic-rock radio in years. Suzie: While her stage presence during Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" might not have had Stevie wishing he could see Suzie Q's performance for himself, she did hit the notes, both with her voice and with her harmonica. Sure, she didn't invoke John Popper, or even Elwood Blues, but she knew how to handle her harp. Jessica: Her most subdued — and clothed — pe read more


Charlie Rose with Mike Mills, Michael Stipe & Peter Buck; Jhumpa Lahiri (October 29, 2003)
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Michael Stipe: The Biography
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