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Her methods are (yet another) unattainable standard for millennials to meet.

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How a soulful Austin pop band makes transcendence feel like dancing.

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The ‘America’s Got Talent’ alumni are primed for the spotlight.

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Kelly’s past seems to have finally caught up to him.

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The film version of David Levithan’s book is a pared-down, emotionally stunted misfire.

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The podcast explores celebrities’ teenage years and proves that adolescence was awkward for everyone.

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The rapidly popularizing genre is plagued by the same sexism that permeates American music.

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On his new album, the 26-year-old finally leaves the gimmicks behind.

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Reading slumps happen, but these podcasts can help.

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The characters might be juvenile, but the themes aren’t.

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The YouTube-famous duo have returned with another pop-culture-bashing album.

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The photo does so much more than normalize breast-feeding.

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Rife with magic, nuance and creativity, fantasy gets to completely reimagine what’s possible.

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Three essay-writing tips from your friendly college writing tutor.

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The album has head-banging potential, but the 22-year-old’s work still needs some polishing.

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It’s going to be a banner year for graphic novels.

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What a time to be a hip-hop fan.

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The MC’s sophomore project, ‘NOIR,’ is brimming with promise.

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I’m convinced the writers use my life for source material.

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Neil Postman’s 1985 work so presciently captured the dangers of the post-truth era that it still feels eerily modern.

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Donna Tartt’s cult novel shows how life-changing college can be, for better or for worse.

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It’s about time the man who embodies jazz makes his own mark on the genre.

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Hardcore female characters, an amazingly well-built fantasy world and a beautiful writing style — need I say more?

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Gun violence, racism, mass consumption and more have the country headed toward catastrophe, according to Rocky.

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Beauty pageants have always been, and will always be, backdrops for soaring human drama.

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Though the album is overflowing with sadness, its encouragement is just as evident.

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Her music is amazing, but it’s her life story that will leave your jaw hanging.

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The best books of the year, as voted by you. Did your favorites make the cut?

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‘Why ain’t nobody tell me I was bleedin?’ he asks on ‘Shattered Dreams.’

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‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ does what few much-ballyhooed albums do: it lives up to the hype.

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Overshadowed and under-played, each of these projects deserves way more attention than they received.

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She’s gone from locals to Lollapalooza in less than a year.

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For a ‘love yourself as you are’ video, why wear makeup and shoot in monochrome?

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Head-bobbing background noise has never been so in.

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Charlie Brown and his friends have nothing on Nate Dogg.

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From pop purgatory to sold-out stadiums, the English superstar has created a musical niche that has fans obsessed.

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Her latest novel, ‘Time Bomb,’ is the latest in a string of works that will have your heart beating out of your chest.

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No matter how packed your schedule is, each of these books can find a place in it.

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‘A Love Letter to You 3’ flounders in the shadow of its predecessors.

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The musical will bring a lot more to the island than dance numbers.

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She was the most powerful woman in the world for eight years, and she did a lot to earn it.

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You love watching, so why not listen?

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Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen, both 22, break down relationships, finances, Netflix and much more.

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YouTube Music might be the dark horse of streaming services, but it’s only getting better.

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Every time Earl drops new music the world becomes a better place.

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The series chronicles the downfall of professional athlete Aaron Hernandez, but raises questions about much more than football.

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Her poetry exposes the way the U.S. military warps language to conceal the atrocities it commits.

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‘The Great Depression’ cycles through the stages of grief, exploring the spectrum of mental health on the way.

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Grande’s savvy branding has elevated her from musician to pop culture icon.

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Counterintuitive, no?

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The superstar has transformed from a sweet, talented actress into a goddess.

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The book of poetry is a masterclass in how to evoke emotion by zeroing-in on the quotidian.

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The trio of veterans are pushing sonic boundaries on the multifaceted collab.

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Mohsin Hamid’s debut novel explores a unique side of one of America’s darkest times.

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After four years of waiting, fans now have four new songs.

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Sure, Kanye’s politics are a mess. But his products aren’t.

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If the teasers are any indication, making sense is not their top priority.

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To spread awareness about species extinction, the group once released a vinyl designed to break after a number of plays.

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If you’re looking for a serious self-love trip, this is the book for you.

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In light of Ibi Zoboi’s new novel, here are the four best retellings — with a twist! — of ‘Pride and Prejudice.’

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Can turning classic literature into Instagram Stories actually get more young people to read them?

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Mayer is teasing fans on Instagram as he prepares to drop a new project.

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You know what they say about all good things …

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The rapper’s untimely death has only given his music a renewed sense of poignancy.

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The past you, present you and future you will love Kaye’s imaginative poetry.

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Tucker’s gender confirmation has shifted the duo’s sound, giving the twosome entirely new vocal options.

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Some of the most popular video makers are switching platforms.

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Hasn’t everyone had enough of this s—?

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Camila Cabello has already made it to superstardom. Now, it’s Normani’s turn.

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Are you more of a plotter or a pantser?

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There’s more to the flyover states than just corn.

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These canonical texts are the basis of nearly every film curriculum.

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To the disgust of fans, the singer’s father is pushing the tour ahead.

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You wouldn’t gamble with brujería at this time of the year, would you?

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Please stop listening to ‘Astroworld.’

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In celebration of her album releasing on Nov. 2, we look back on Streisand’s life and stellar performance career.

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Now you can learn the things you need to know that you didn’t know you needed to know.

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The Bronx native is making reading cool again.

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Kelly’s past seems to have finally caught up to him.

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The film version of David Levithan’s book is a pared-down, emotionally stunted misfire.

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The podcast explores celebrities’ teenage years and proves that adolescence was awkward for everyone.

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Rife with magic, nuance and creativity, fantasy gets to completely reimagine what’s possible.

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The album has head-banging potential, but the 22-year-old’s work still needs some polishing.

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It’s going to be a banner year for graphic novels.

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What a time to be a hip-hop fan.

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The MC’s sophomore project, ‘NOIR,’ is brimming with promise.

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I’m convinced the writers use my life for source material.

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And it sounds marvelous.

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Neil Postman’s 1985 work so presciently captured the dangers of the post-truth era that it still feels eerily modern.

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Donna Tartt’s cult novel shows how life-changing college can be, for better or for worse.

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It’s about time the man who embodies jazz makes his own mark on the genre.

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You’ll find that the lovely singer only gets sweet[en]er.

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Hardcore female characters, an amazingly well-built fantasy world and a beautiful writing style — need I say more?

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Gun violence, racism, mass consumption and more have the country headed toward catastrophe, according to Rocky.

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Beauty pageants have always been, and will always be, backdrops for soaring human drama.

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Though the album is overflowing with sadness, its encouragement is just as evident.

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Her music is amazing, but it’s her life story that will leave your jaw hanging.

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The best books of the year, as voted by you. Did your favorites make the cut?

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Must love reading about dogs.

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‘Why ain’t nobody tell me I was bleedin?’ he asks on ‘Shattered Dreams.’

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Honestly, why hasn’t someone made this yet?

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‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ does what few much-ballyhooed albums do: it lives up to the hype.

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Overshadowed and under-played, each of these projects deserves way more attention than they received.

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She’s gone from locals to Lollapalooza in less than a year.

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For a ‘love yourself as you are’ video, why wear makeup and shoot in monochrome?

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Head-bobbing background noise has never been so in.

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Charlie Brown and his friends have nothing on Nate Dogg.

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Who said a dead writer can’t publish new books?

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From pop purgatory to sold-out stadiums, the English superstar has created a musical niche that has fans obsessed.

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Her latest novel, ‘Time Bomb,’ is the latest in a string of works that will have your heart beating out of your chest.

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No matter how packed your schedule is, each of these books can find a place in it.

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‘A Love Letter to You 3’ flounders in the shadow of its predecessors.

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The musical will bring a lot more to the island than dance numbers.

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She was the most powerful woman in the world for eight years, and she did a lot to earn it.

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You love watching, so why not listen?

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Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen, both 22, break down relationships, finances, Netflix and much more.

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YouTube Music might be the dark horse of streaming services, but it’s only getting better.

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Every time Earl drops new music the world becomes a better place.

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The series chronicles the downfall of professional athlete Aaron Hernandez, but raises questions about much more than football.

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Her poetry exposes the way the U.S. military warps language to conceal the atrocities it commits.

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Because nowadays, who needs more bulls***?

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‘The Great Depression’ cycles through the stages of grief, exploring the spectrum of mental health on the way.

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Grande’s savvy branding has elevated her from musician to pop culture icon.

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Counterintuitive, no?

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The superstar has transformed from a sweet, talented actress into a goddess.

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Sensitivity > machismo.

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Helping our earth, one photo at a time.

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Move over, Taylor Swift.

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The book of poetry is a masterclass in how to evoke emotion by zeroing-in on the quotidian.

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The trio of veterans are pushing sonic boundaries on the multifaceted collab.

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Mohsin Hamid’s debut novel explores a unique side of one of America’s darkest times.

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After four years of waiting, fans now have four new songs.

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Literally.

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Sure, Kanye’s politics are a mess. But his products aren’t.

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Don’t call me maybe.

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Emphasis on the ‘good’ part.

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If the teasers are any indication, making sense is not their top priority.

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To spread awareness about species extinction, the group once released a vinyl designed to break after a number of plays.

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If you’re looking for a serious self-love trip, this is the book for you.

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In light of Ibi Zoboi’s new novel, here are the four best retellings — with a twist! — of ‘Pride and Prejudice.’

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Can turning classic literature into Instagram Stories actually get more young people to read them?

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Mayer is teasing fans on Instagram as he prepares to drop a new project.

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Never, ever slopped up.

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You know what they say about all good things …

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The rapper’s untimely death has only given his music a renewed sense of poignancy.

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The past you, present you and future you will love Kaye’s imaginative poetry.

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Tucker’s gender confirmation has shifted the duo’s sound, giving the twosome entirely new vocal options.

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Thanks for listening.

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Some of the most popular video makers are switching platforms.

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Hasn’t everyone had enough of this s—?

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They can’t reject everything, right?

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Camila Cabello has already made it to superstardom. Now, it’s Normani’s turn.

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Are you more of a plotter or a pantser?

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There’s more to the flyover states than just corn.

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Happy Halloween, stay sexy and don’t get murdered.

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These canonical texts are the basis of nearly every film curriculum.

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Confessions of a former concert addict.

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Is she pop sensation or fierce advocate? Both.

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To the disgust of fans, the singer’s father is pushing the tour ahead.

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You wouldn’t gamble with brujería at this time of the year, would you?

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Please stop listening to ‘Astroworld.’

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In celebration of her album releasing on Nov. 2, we look back on Streisand’s life and stellar performance career.

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Now you can learn the things you need to know that you didn’t know you needed to know.

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The Bronx native is making reading cool again.

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The sharp EP proved that the overcooked ‘Slime Language’ was just a misstep.

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Host Ethan Klein may be a bit rough around the edges, but you’re not going to find the same pop culture scoops anywhere else.

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The new album simultaneously sticks to the band’s roots and grows out of them.

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Small enough to fit in your pocket, big enough to change you.

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The brothers, and their extended family, have created an empire built on good-natured humor.

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Her queer identity has no affect on her ability to have children, to the surprise, apparently, of many.

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Festival season is upon us.

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Look what you made me do. (Spoiler: it’s voting.)

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The Chicago-based musician is everything good about timeless hip hop.

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Before you buy a 99-cent song on iTunes, make sure you know who’s pocketing the money.

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Time to get your teenage angst on.

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Headbanging doesn’t have to be only for guys.

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The genre-repellant musician gets frank about his mental health and love life over deeply rolling bass riffs.

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The work is an articulate call for representation that accurately reflects how critical women have been to the industry.

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Sivan’s small but impactful goal is a perfect example of smart activism.

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The first weekend of Austin City Limits was nearly flawless across the board, from music to logistics to a Longhorns win.

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Lil Wayne’s newest release is a journey through his ridiculously vast and remarkably witty discography.

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Her newest novel, ‘Vengeful,’ adds more dynamic characters to her already impressive list.