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Can Clubs Make Musicians Play for Free?

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Musicians know that it’s a drag. But is it even legal? We have minimum wage laws and other worker protections mandated by law. Why aren’t musicians granted these same rights?

Nostalgia for Hitler's Ally

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

As the 70th anniversary of il Duce’s death approaches, Italians struggle with his place in their country’s history.

Scholars Who Think Gays Cause Abortions

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

An amicus brief filed by conservatives opposing gay marriage is ridiculous, but there is a link between same-sex nuptials and abortion—it’s just not what you think.

The Secret Art Life of E.E. Cummings

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The great modernist poet had a sideline passion—creating a multitude of visual art: 1,600 sketches, drawings, watercolors, and oil paintings during his lifetime.

Anthony Bourdain Loves Cow Foot Soup

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The globe-girdling chef and TV star talks about power-drinking in Korea, skin sloughing, the beauties of Beirut, and the agony of doing jujitsu with a hangover.

Invite GOP Candidates To Gay Weddings

Even if your favorite GOPer opposes gay marriage, invite them anyway. If they come, the hypocrisy will be good for everyone.

The 'Pythons' Tell All To John Oliver

At a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the release of 'Monty Python and The Holy Grail,' the surviving cast—moderated by HBO's star Brit—gathered to dish war stories, professional and personal.

Meet NatGeo’s Best Instagrammer

Around the world and back with a NatGeo explorer

Gallipoli: WWI's Most Disastrous Battle

It nearly ruined Winston Churchill’s career and launched Ataturk’s. On this day 100 years ago, tens of thousands died in one the most global battles in WWI.

Kris Humphries Criticizes Bruce Jenner

On Friday night, after hearing the news of Jenner’s touching “I am a woman” admission to Diane Sawyer, Kardashian’s dimwitted ex-husband of 72 days had something stupid to say.

On The Ground At The Nepalese Earthquake

A massive quake shook the Asian country early Saturday, flooding social media with eyewitness accounts.

Porn Stars Can Be Sexually Assaulted Too

Many women in porn deal with sexual harassment and assault on a regular basis and don’t know if the cruel and judgmental general public will believe them when they come forward.

Bruce Jenner: 'I Am a Woman'

Diane Sawyer's interview with Bruce Jenner about his transition into a woman might be as influential as Ellen DeGeneres coming out 18 years ago.

More Sex Means More Money

A new study finds that those who have more sex bring home bigger paychecks. How bedroom behavior deepens your pockets.

Bill Maher Jokes About Bruce Jenner

On Real Time with Bill Maher, the outspoken satirist made the very first joke about Bruce Jenner following his candid interview with Diane Sawyer.

Dr. Oz & Dr. Phil's Gross TV Charade

Dr. Oz has come under fire due to his ‘egregious lack of integrity,’ but he pales in comparison to the fame-whoring Dr. Phil. Here’s why it’s time to get rid of the ‘daytime doc.’

King Charles: The Monarch Nobody Wants

He doesn’t seem to be the most doting grandfather. The country wants William to be the next King, rather than him. Can Prince Charles turn it around?

Breslin's Classic, ‘The Harlem Riot’

After a white cop killed a black kid in 1964, Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn exploded in violence.

A Very British Murder Scene

You’d never guess she dreamt up such macabre and violent ends for her characters when you visit Agatha Christie’s idyllic holiday home on the banks of the River Dart in Devon.

Egyptian Scrolls Reveal Hangover Cure

A 1900-year-old text medical papyri suggests that wearing a leathery-leafed plant will cure a night of drinking. Why the ancient Egyptians may be the best doctor we have.

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