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Say Anything’s Max Bernis Says New Album May Be Their Last

Say Anything frontman Max Bemis released something of a loving manifesto today, in conjunction with the announcement that the band would not tour to support or the release of their forthcoming, and possibly final, album. Oliver Appropriate will be the ...

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Aretha Franklin’s Music Broke Barriers

Gospel is the most American music. It is a music of perseverance, of adapting to strange new land, of faith in the capacity to overcome insurmountable hardship. It is the unintended side effect of slave masters nudging displaced African captives ...

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10 Times Aretha Franklin Improved Other People’s Songs

When Aretha Franklin sang, everyone who listened felt the purest version of heartbreak, love, or joy. Whichever way she wanted to bend your heart, she could. Hers is the pen behind some of American music’s most enduring songs, but when ...

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Sarah Drew Opens Up About Grey’s Anatomy Firing: ‘It Was Really Hard to Hear That’

If you’re going to suddenly lose your job of nine seasons, the least the universe can do to soften the blow is give you an Emmy nomination. That might be why Sarah Drew sounds so chill with her dismissal from ...

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9 Incredible Aretha Franklin Stories

Think! (Think!) You better think about how you treat Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul, who died today at 76, had a personality just as powerful and awe-inducing as her voice: By pen, pointed shade, or fax machine, the soul ...

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Aretha Franklin’s Life in Photos

When it comes to Aretha Franklin, the clichés are all true: She was larger than life. Her voice was the centerpiece of any room it floated through. She was able to succeed through multiple seismic shifts in music without losing ...

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Netflix Officially Signs Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris to Multimillion-Dollar Deal

Black-ish creator and Girls Trip writer Kenya Barris has landed at Netflix with a multimillion-dollar overall deal, just six months after ABC scrapped a politically themed episode of the writer-producer’s sitcom for “creative differences.” The pact is no surprise: In ...

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Ruth Wilson Says She’s ‘Not Allowed to Talk About Why’ She Left The Affair

Late into its fourth season, The Affair killed off Ruth Wilson’s character Alison. Though Alison’s death was foreshadowed early on in the show, Showtime has handled the way in which Wilson left the series extremely awkwardly (Ruth hasn’t done any ...

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Remembering Aretha Franklin’s Sweet Murphy Brown Cameo in 1991

While most of the Aretha Franklin memories being shared today are from live performances like Barack Obama’s inauguration or the Kennedy Center Honors, the legendary singer also gave a memorably sweet performance in a sitcom cameo back in 1991. During ...

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Disenchantment Does Not Cast a Spell

For the first 15 minutes of its first episode, Disenchantment seems like a promising fractured fairy tale dressed in the animation style of The Simpsons and Futurama. Created by Matt Groening, who famously gave birth to those aforementioned series, Disenchantment immediately ...

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