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Ethereal Underwater Wedding Photos

Dynamic husband and wife creative duo … Read More

30 Dashing ‘Doctor Who’ Tattoos

Happy birthday to the Tenth Doctor, Scottish actor David Tennant. “So few shows run beyond a few series and 50 years’ worth is quite a legacy, so I’m very honored to be part of that,” the star … Read More

“And That’s How I Got To Be Rich”: George Lucas and Stephen Colbert on the New ‘Star Wars,’ Critics, and Those Special Editions

Okay, first things first: George Lucas has not yet seen the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer that we all … Read More

Tatiana Maslany’s Omnipresence and Mike Leigh’s Cinematic Omnipotence: Links You Need to See

Some of today’s most interesting stories covered news deeply rooted in history, while other stories were, as usual, unsettlingly current ( … Read More

The 5 Best Songs We Heard This Week: Brandon Flowers, Giorgio Moroder, Girlpool

Nostalgia has ruled the music of the past few years, no doubt, but this week we’ve got a few songs that pay homage to the ’70s and ’80s while managing to sound more than relevant. Brandon Flowers, frontman of New Wave cannibals The Killers,...Show More Summary

This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: ‘GoT’s’ #TBT

There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. Show More Summary

Matthew McConaughey Sobs Uncontrollably While Watching the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer

…Sort of. Though some viewers who haven’t seen Interstellar were likely initially fooled by the video below, which sees Matthew… Read More

Is Steven Millhauser America’s Best Short Story Writer? On ‘Voices in the Night’

The quintessential American writer’s writer, or critic’s writer, or whatever, Steven Millhauser has long excelled at the three major forms of fiction. In 1997 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel Martin Dressler, a chimerical 19th century study that discovers Modernist ennui under the turtle shell of the American dream. Show More Summary

Justin Vernon Releases Haunting Video of Himself Covering Spoon’s “Inside Out”

Justin Vernon’s musical versatility knows no ends: from For Emma Forever Ago’s straightforward sadness that spawned a surge in the dejected-wannabe-lumberjack… Read More

What Most Music Fans Don’t Realize About Record Store Day

Rule #1 among the indie record-label folks I know: don’t talk about Record Store Day at social gatherings. The annual event — this Saturday marks its eighth year — has been known to inspire bouts of industry anxiety starting in January and lasting ‘til nearly May. Show More Summary

What Most Music Fans Don’t Realize About Record Store Day

Rule #1 among the indie record-label folks I know: don’t talk about … Read More

Rue From ‘The Hunger Games’ Understands Something About Racism That So Many Americans Don’t

Her gorgeous performance as Rue from The Hunger Games attracted a cascade of racist responses on social media, but now teenager Amandla Sternberg is becoming a public voice on the topics of race and culture, thanks to a Tumblr video that has gone viral. Show More Summary

Your Next Serial Killer-Based TV Series Will Be Brought to You By Lars von Trier

It’s almost hard, these days, to find a TV show that isn’t about a murderer: prestige crime drama has become… Read More

Tig Notaro’s New Comedy Special Takes Her on a Dark and Funny Road Trip

If you’re looking for a straightforward stand-up comedy special, you’re not going to find it in Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro ( … Read More

Sony Emails: Benedict Cumberbatch Wanted to Play David Bowie in Stalled Freddie Mercury Biopic

The Freddie Mercury biopic has been stuck in development hell for nearly a decade. Until yesterday, the most recent update Queen fans had to go on was the news that Sacha Baron Cohen had not signed on to write, produce, direct, and star in the film; manager Jim Beach had simply said so at the Artist and Manager Awards on March 26 as … Read More

Miley Cyrus, Flaming Lips, and Ariel Pink Creating In-Studio Chaos Together

It’s no surprise to hear that Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips are working together, given that they performed… Read More

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