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Why ‘Grease 2′ Was Always Better Than ‘Grease’ By

Forty years ago, Grease rama-lama-lama-ka-dinga-da-ding-dong’d its way onto the silver screen, going on to make history as the most successful movie musical of all time. And then, four years later,...

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The Cure at 40: How Robert Smith Became an Enduring, Unlikely Rock Star By

The Cure, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this week with a mega-concert in London’s Hyde Park, was “alternative” before some marketing think-thank coined that term — truly alternative, in the...

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Winner Aquaria Talks Melania Trump Impression By

Newly crowned RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Aquaria truly broke out in Season 10 when she won the “Snatch Game” challenge with her SNL-level impression of Melania Trump — thus proving...

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Judith Hill Talks Life After Prince: ‘The Grief Will Always Be There’ By

A little over two years ago, The Voice/20 Feet From Stardom diva Judith Hill’s life was struck by tragedy, when her mentor, Prince — producer of her acclaimed 2015 album Back...

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Betty Who Talks ‘Queer Eye’ Collab, LGBTQ Community Connection By

When Netflix reached out to Australian electropop artist Betty Who about having her record a Pride remix of the Queer Eye reboot theme song “All Things,” telling her, “We think...

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Johnny Marr on How the Smiths Helped ‘Wipe Out Jock Culture’ By

Mancunian post-punk legends the Smiths have been shortlisted for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, but they have to be inducted; other Second British Invasion bands that also...

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40 Years Ago, The Cramps Played Napa State Mental Hospital By

“Somebody told me you people are crazy, but I’m not so sure about that. You seem to be all right to me.” So uttered the late, great Lux Interior 40...

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Kathy Griffin Talks Controversy, Comeback: ‘I Was Dixie-D***ed’ By

One year ago, Kathy Griffin’s career was in chaos, after she tweeted a controversial video of herself holding a mask styled to look like Donald Trump’s bloody severed head. The...

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Jagger, Richards Talk ‘Some Girls’ 40th Anniversary: ‘Punk Rock Was a Kick Up Our Ass’ By

>Few Rolling Stones albums have held up as well as their genre-hopping, expectations-flouting masterwork Some Girls. (Seriously, is there anything as deliciously and decadently sleazy-sounding as Mick totally going off at the...

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Kathy Griffin Defends Samantha Bee, Denounces Roseanne Barr By

In the past two weeks, two comediennes, from two very different political extremes, have been the focus of outrage that played out in real time on Twitter. First, Roseanne Barr’s...

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