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Courtney Love on Spending Time With Kurt Cobain Through 'Montage of Heck,' His Mystery Illness, and Their Sex Tape

Brett Morgen’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is shaping up to be one of the year’s biggest music documentaries, and last night the film finally made its New York premiere at the Tribeca Film Fest. 956 more words

Music

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 (April 18) marks its eighth year — has been known to inspire bouts of industry anxiety starting in January and lasting ‘til nearly May. 1,634 more words

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Toni Morrison Is Not Your Grandmother: On the Explosive, Alienating 'God Help the Child'

It is a strange fact of Toni Morrison’s career that no matter how viscerally — in at times the clearest and most instinctive sentences in narrative prose — she lays bare the sexual brutality and racial hatred that undergirds American life, she will still be expected to play the part of grandmotherly sage. 936 more words

Books

10 Badass Princesses You've Probably Never Heard Of

Everyone knows that princesses are really lame. That is, the typical pop culture princess — all baubles and fancy dresses and complete lack of agency — is really lame. 1,100 more words

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Paul Feig's First TV Show Since 'Freaks and Geeks' Is Like 'Community' in Space

There are two exciting reasons to check out Yahoo Screen’s newest comedy series Other Space: It comes from Freaks and Geeks‘ Paul Feig, the first TV series the  633 more words

Television

An Exhaustively Complete Food Tour of 'Seinfeld'

Seinfeld’s magical nihilism seems to reach its peak with the juxtaposing of serious dramas — deaths, break-ups, deaths that are a convenient substitute for break-ups (RIP Susan) — with trivialities, the most common of which involve foodstuffs. 5,032 more words

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The Weirdest Vintage 'SNL' Musical Performances

Contemporary Saturday Night Live doesn’t always have its finger on the pulse the way it should. It’s done a few things wrong, like the ongoing… 1,188 more words

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