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Black Friday: Massive PS4, Xbox One, Tech Deals Leak For Kohl’s

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We haven’t even made it past Halloween yet, but the first major Black Friday ad is already in the wild, thanks to a leak to Best Black Friday, and it’s a biggie. Kohl’s, not best know for its tech and video games, has some major deals in both categories coming the day after Thanksgiving. As Read More

Queen’s ‘News of the World’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

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Though now rightly regarded as one of the greatest rock bands of all time, Queen were experiencing something of a midlife crisis in the summer of 1977, when Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor reconvened to begin work on their sixth studio album. Their previous record, 1976’s A Day at the Races, Read More

Watch Linkin Park’s Powerful, Star-Studded Concert Honoring Chester Bennington

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An emotional peak came early in Friday night’s tribute concert to the late Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington at the Hollywood Bowl. At center stage was a microphone stand, draped with a garland of flowers, alone in the spotlight –the crowd of more than 17,000 sang the chorus to the music of “Numb.” The tone Read More

‘The Square’: Why This Award-Winning Art-World Satire Will Make You Squirm

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We should probably start with the muscular, shirtless man perched on a banquet table, shrieking like an animal and terrorizing folks at a $5,000-a-plate dinner. There will be many scenes in The Square, the new pitch-black comedy from Swedish director Ruben Östlund about a museum director in moral free-fall and which hits theaters this weekend, Read More

Tracey Ullman on Playing British ‘National Treasures,’ Powerful Women

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Tracey Ullman has been creating characters ­– and a string of successful shows, including Tracey Takes On… (HBO, 1996-99) and Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union (Showtime, 2008-10) – for decades. But it was only recently that she’s really embraced impersonating celebrities and politicians. For the second season of Tracey Ullman’s Show, which originally aired Read More

Brad Paisley Geeks Out at Xbox Event in Nashville

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“It’s like they’re thinking of everything,” said Brad Paisley at his invitation-only Xbox Halloween BBQ at the Ruby in Nashville, a replica of Iron Man’s Arc Reactor glowing beneath his shirt. “It’s like they’re taking leaps the way Pixar takes leaps.” The family-friendly event, which the country singer and avowed gamer hosted with his wife Read More

James Toback’s Combative On-the-Record Denial

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In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations, one of the first things I thought was: “Who’s next?” My wife Anna Scott, a public radio reporter for KCRW in Los Angeles, had an answer: James Toback. She is one of what appears to be a very long list of women who have been accosted by Read More

Brian Fallon Previews New LP With Urgent Song ‘Forget Me Not’

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Brian Fallon released a cheerfully stomping new single, “Forget Me Not,” on Friday. The track will appear on Sleepwalkers, a new solo album set for release February 9th.  Though “Forget Me Not” is romantically bleak – “Could you promise me something? If you find someone, that you forget me not” – the delivery is decidedly Read More

Selena Gomez Discusses ‘Life or Death’ Kidney Transplant, Lupus Battle

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Selena Gomez got emotional during a new interview for the Today show while talking about her kidney transplant earlier this year, and how much it meant to her to have friend Francia Raisa be her donor. “My kidneys were just done,” she said in a preview clip for the interview, which will air Monday. “That Read More

Amazon’s ‘Breakaway’ on Hiatus Indefinitely

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Amazon Game Studios’ 4v4 sports brawler Breakaway is officially on hiatus, according to an update on the game’s website. After running a public Alpha from June to September, the developer says the game needs to be reworked. “Over the course of the Alpha we received a lot of feedback from you that we’re taking to Read More