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Tommy Stinson explains why the Replacements' 1985 'miracle' album merited a new box set remix

MINNEAPOLIS — Their first choice of producer had gone off the grid. Their second and final producer had gone a little deaf. Their guitar player was falling off the deep end. And the guy who was supposed to mix the album fell off the project.

"It's a bit of a miracle we actually wound up with a full record at all," Tommy Stinson said.

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Meet Shah Rukh Khan: If you haven't heard of the Bollywood superstar, it's about time you did

If you haven't already heard of Shah Rukh Khan — First, where have you been? Second, why?! — it's beyond time to get to know the Bollywood megastar.

When he isn't dominating headlines in South Asia or trending all over news aggregation apps, the 57-year-old Indian icon is cranking out big-budget, Hindi-language films. With his physical ...Read more

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Neon Trees' Tyler Glenn now feels the freedom of being openly gay

Neon Trees has been largely out of the spotlight for a few years but is back this fall for a tour that concludes Oct. 11 in Los Angeles.

The alternative rock group from Utah had a moment in the sun with two memorably big hit singles “Animal” and “Everybody Talks” in 2010 and 2011 and built a dedicated fan base. Their 2014 album hit No. ...Read more

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Review: In 'The Origin of Evil,' secrets and lies (and taxidermy) on the Cote d'Azur

If you traveled to Porquerolles, an island on the southernmost tip of the Cote d'Azur, a paradise of white beaches and so many trees that the French call the place a "floating forest," and you were invited to lunch at a massive villa and, once inside, found yourself in a room crammed full of ceramics, stacks of unopened boxes and a bevy of ...Read more

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WGA and the studios reach tentative deal to end writers' strike

The Writers Guild of America and the major Hollywood studios have reached a tentative deal that would end a strike that has lasted 146 days, tossed thousands of people out of work and exposed deep anxiety over changes brought by technology.

The proposed three-year contract, which would still have to be ratified by the union’s 11,500 members, ...Read more

Singer-songwriter Terry Kirkman, founding member of the Association, dies at 83

Terry Kirkman, singer, songwriter and founding member of the 1960s folk-rock band the Association, has died. He was 83.

The musician died Saturday at his home in Montclair, his wife Heidi Berinstein Kirkman confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He died of congestive heart failure following a long illness.

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Hollywood Studios, writers continue talks Sunday as deal nears

Hollywood studios and screenwriters met for negotiations again Sunday as they near a resolution to a contract renewal dispute that has paralyzed Hollywood for months, according to people familiar with the discussions.

The studios have agreed to staff a certain number of writers on their TV shows, a figure that will increase with the number of ...Read more

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'The Nun II' back on top as the 'Expendables' franchise hits a new low

Warner Bros.’ “The Nun II” topped the domestic box office for the third straight weekend as Lionsgate’s “Expendables” franchise plummeted to an all-time low.

“The Nun II” scared up $8.4 million in its third outing for a North American cumulative of $69.2 million, while “Expend4bles” launched at $8.3 million in the United ...Read more

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Russell Brand makes first public comments since bombshell sexual assault allegations

Russell Brand made his first public comments since he was accused in a bombshell report of emotional and sexual abuse, though he stopped short of directly addressing the allegations.

Instead, the British comedian alluded to the claims in a YouTube video Friday night while telling his 6.6 million subscribers about the topics he plans to discuss ...Read more

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'Squid Game: The Challenge' looks eerily like the fictional Netflix drama that inspired it

"Squid Game," the class-conscious 2021 Netflix sensation, asked viewers a cynical question: How far would you go, or how much would you endure, for a large sum of money?

Now, viewers can get a glimpse of people asking themselves the same thing in real life in the upcoming reality competition show "Squid Game: The Challenge," which dropped its ...Read more

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Lizzo faces new harassment, racism allegations in lawsuit from former wardrobe designer

Lizzo is at the center of a new lawsuit that alleges fat shaming, sexual harassment and racism — this time from her former wardrobe stylist.

Asha Daniels, who designed outfits for the dancers on the Grammy winner‘s 2023 Special Tour, claims she was the subject of “racist and fatphobic” comments from wardrobe manager Amanda Nomura, and ...Read more


Taylor Swift Instagram post prompts record-breaking voter registration

An Instagram post from Taylor Swift prompted a record 35,252 new voters to register Tuesday, according to Vote.org.

The “Only the Young” singer participated in Tuesday’s National Voter Registration Day by urging her fans to make sure they were eligible to cast a ballot in the 2024 presidential election.

“I’ve heard you raise your ...Read more

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Kevin James, Leah Remini pay tribute to 'The King of Queens' on 25th anniversary

Kevin James and Leah Remini are the king and queen of throwbacks this week as “The King of Queens” co-stars commemorate the 25th anniversary of the beloved sitcom.

The pair — who played spouses Doug and Carrie Heffernan, respectively — each took to Instagram Thursday to pay homage to the series, which ran on CBS for nine seasons from ...Read more


Are Emma Corrin and Rami Malek dating? Actors seen kissing weeks after US Open outing

Emma Corrin and Rami Malek are adding fuel to rumors they're dating as they were seen kissing in London, weeks after sitting together at the U.S. Open.

The stars of "The Crown" and "Mr. Robot," respectively, exchanged kisses Thursday while walking and playing fetch with one of Corrin's dogs, according to photos shared by Daily Mail. Corrin, 27,...Read more

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse turn back time at the Roxy

LOS ANGELES — “Lots of things to remember up here,” Neil Young muttered as he stood onstage Thursday night at the Roxy, and you knew he wasn’t just talking about the words to some of his oldest songs.

The veteran Canadian rocker was headlining the second of two sold-out gigs with his band Crazy Horse to commemorate the 50th birthday of ...Read more

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Britney Spears' only feature film, 'Crossroads,' returning to theaters for special 2-day fan event

The Britney Spears bonanza is kicking into high gear.

The pop superstar’s debut film will be rereleased in theaters next month — at the same time that her hotly anticipated autobiography hits shelves.

The 2002 movie “Crossroads” will be presented as a special fan event at cinemas worldwide on Oct. 23 and Oct. 25. The screenings, which ...Read more

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Carlos Santana, the subject of new film, has higher aspirations: 'I'm shooting for a Nobel Prize'

"We're not in Tijuana any more!" declares a smiling Carlos Santana, near the start of "Carlos," the new film documentary about his rags-to-riches life.

That statement is reinforced by the fact the pioneering Latin-rock guitarist said it while seated on the patio of his elegant Las Vegas home, overlooking a lush golf course.

But while this 10-...Read more


Review: Metaphors cut deeper than scares in supernatural teen horror 'It Lives Inside'

An invisible demon that feeds on bad vibes would make a buffet out of your average high school, but the monster of Bishal Dutta's feature debut "It Lives Inside" is rooted in an even more specific and rarely depicted angst: the self-negating psychological horrors of an immigrant teen living in the mostly white suburbs.

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Zendaya shuts down Tom Holland engagement rumors: 'That's how I would drop the news? What?'

No, Zendaya and Tom Holland are not headed down the aisle yet. Just ask the "Euphoria" star.

The Emmy-winning actor shut down speculation that she and boyfriend Holland had gotten engaged after a recent Instagram selfie showing off a black Golden State Warriors hat and a pearl ring on her right hand sent social media fans into a frenzy. She ...Read more

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Sherée Whitfield, Phaedra Parks, Parvati Shallow join Peacock's 'The Traitors'

ATLANTA — Three reality stars with deep Atlanta ties are going to be on the second season of Peacock’s reality competition show “The Traitors.”

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member Sherée Whitfield, her former castmate and current “Married to Medicine” member Phaedra Parks and one of the most successful “Survivor” ...Read more