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Quickly Solving Pop Culture’s 8 Most Obvious Love Triangles

Let’ssayyou’reJeffWinger(Iknowyou’vedreamedaboutit)andbothAnnieandBrittacometoyourdooronedayandsaytheywanttostartdating,butonlyifyouignoretheother.Whowouldyoupick?That’sanimpossiblydifficultlovetriangle—moresothan,say,ReneeZellwegerShow More Summary

7 Glorious Uses of Nick Cave Music in Movies

By most accounts, Nick Cave is a particular taste, only occasionally entering pop culture by covering iconic songs or collaborating with pop superstars like Kylie Minogue. Yet the man who “sings every line like a Batman villain” thrives on film. Show More Summary

Bill Murray Gets Serious On Acting, Religion, Seatbelt Safety And Politics

Billy Murray was recently interviewed by The Guardian, and in the interview the legendary comedic actor spoke about – among other things – the Cahtolic Church, seatbelt safety and politics. The interview took place the day after Bill Murray Day the Toronto International Film Festival, where Murray was promoting his latest picture, St. Show More Summary

Why I Hope One Direction's Harry Styles Is Really Straight

Lately I've been thinking about One Direction a lot more than usual, which used to be almost never. Don't ring the alarm. No impure thoughts have been creeping into my head, nor has the boy band's music been stuck there. I still couldn't...Show More Summary

This Week in Netflix And Streaming: ’22 Jump Street’, ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’, and ‘If I Stay’


Book Notes - Cassandra Troyan "Blacken Me, Blacken Me, Growled" and "Kill Manual"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Satan’s Minions, One Direction, and The Best Song in The World

Why have One Direction never publicly and irrefutably denied they are demons? Satan’s Minions, One Direction, and The Best Song in The World originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]

The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records

Here is a great Open Culture piece on this amazing box set The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records.

The Hanged Man – “The Island” Video

The former Those Dancing Days guitarist Rebecka Rolfart now makes dark, churning synthpop as the Hanged Man. Along with directors Sheila Johansson and Michelle Claesson Eismann, she filmed her video for her great single “The Island” on an actual Island in Sweden. It’s a stark, ominous black-and-white clip in which Rolfart wanders an abandoned landscape [...]

Chris Pratt Reads Mean Tweets, Raven-Symone Speaks Out About Bill Cosby + More of Today’s First Dibs

Jennifer Aniston details her body transformation for 'Cake,' Sean Hayes gets hitched, Jennifer Lawrence sings "The Hanging Tree" in 'Mockingjay: Part 1,' and more First Dibs.

Watch Gwyneth Paltrow, Adam Sandler, and Other Stars Read Mean Tweets About Themselves

The list of stars that Jimmy Kimmel has convinced to read mean tweets about themselves was already impressive: Jon Hamm, Matthew McConaughey, Mindy Kaling, Julia Roberts. The latest round, No. 8 in the ongoing series, is no less star-studded,...Show More Summary

Is Science Fiction Having a Gay Moment, at Last?

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Jimmy Fallon's #ThanksgivingFail Tweets Prove Your Awkward Family Is The Best

It's that awkward time of year again... It's no secret that some people dread family get-togethers on Thanksgiving. From mom making inedible gravy to your grandparents insulting your friends right to their faces, things can definitely...Show More Summary

Bill Cosby Allegedly Tried to Get Wendy Williams Fired for Mentioning the Rape Accusations in 1990

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Lee Ann Womack to Sing Anthem at Eagles-Cowboys Game; Ty Herndon Comes Out; Nora Jane Struthers Announces New Album

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Ty Herndon officially came out. (Here’s a fine interview Chris Willman conducted with Herndon after the announcement.) Herndon’s announcement inspired Billy Gilman to do the same. Ronnie Milsap shot a video interview for shortly before his Hall of Fame induction. Show More Summary

Second Country Music Singer Reveals He Is Gay Following Ty Herndon Announcement [Video]

Just a few hours after country music star Ty Herndon announced in an Entertainment Tonight interview that he is gay, a second country music singer is coming out of the closet. Billy Gilman posted a candid Youtube video titled My Story By Billy Gilman. Show More Summary

Joyce Manor – “Tame”

Joyce Manor’s Never Hungover Again is a riotously fun record that deals with some insanely depressing shit, and that carries over to “Tame,” a heartily improved version of “See How Tame I Can Be,” an older track that first appeared on their sophomore album Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired. It’s a rip-roaring [...]

Jennifer Lawrence Weighs In On ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

FoxiscommittingtotheX-MenmoviesinaprettybigwayafterX-Men:DaysOfFuturePastbecamethehighest-grossingX-Menmovieintheseries.Andtheseriesisgoingthroughanothertime-skip.Sowhere’sMystiqueinallthis?JenniferLawrencediscusseditwithIGN andpointedoutthatattheendofthemovie,Mystiqueisprettymuchoutoffriends.

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