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‘Head’ Trip: How the Monkees Shattered the 4th Wall and the Hollywood Mold By

Fifty years ago, Columbia Pictures and Raybert Productions released a fascinating ’60s celluloid artifact promised to be “the most extraordinary adventure western comedy love story mystery drama musical documentary satire...

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How OK Go Accidentally Started a YouTube Revolution By

In 2005, three former PayPal employees — Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim— launched a little video-sharing website called YouTube. That same year, power pop band OK Go, who...

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The Day After Podcast with Jeffery Austin: Week of 10/29/18 By

The Voice is back for its 15th season, and so is “The Day After” podcast with my co-host, Voice Season 9 top four finalist Jeffery Austin, and a snazzy new  theme song...

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How Rob Zombie Grew Up to Be ‘Alice Cooper, Steven Spielberg, Bela Lugosi, and Stan Lee’ By

When Rob Zombie was a very young boy, he already knew he wasn’t like other kids — “on a different wavelength than 99 percent of [his] peers” and just plain...

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KISS Revisits ‘Phantom of the Park,’ 40 Years Later By

Forty Halloweens ago, members of the KISS Army across the nation gathered around their rabbit-eared TV sets for what was supposed to be the television event of the year. It...

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Why MC5′s ‘Kick Out the Jams’ Still Packs a Punch, 50 Years Later By

On Oct. 30 and 31, 1968, protopunk protest band MC5 made the bold, ballsy move of recording their debut album, Kick Out the Jams, live at the Grande Ballroom in...

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Why Third Eye Blind’s ‘Jumper’ Still Matters, 20 Years Later By

This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of alt-rockers Third Eye Blind’s most beloved and important singles, “Jumper,” a song that is as relevant as when it came out,...

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There Are at Least 13 Reasons Why You Need to Know About Wallows By

Often when actors play music, their bands are dismissed as novelty acts or vanity projects. (Keanu Reeves’s Dogstar and Russell Crowe’s 30 Odd Foot of Grunts come to mind.) But...

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Elle King Talks Recovery: ‘I Snapped Back Into My Body’ By

Elle King stomped onto the alt-rock scene in 2014 with the bluesy bad-girl anthem “Ex’s & Oh’s,” a double-platinum, Grammy-nominated hit that established her as a rising star (incredibly, she...

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The Alarm Members Mike and Jules Peters’s Incredible Cancer Story By

“We have to laugh about it, because you can’t write the script in our family. Me and Jules have laughed away for 20 years of living with cancer. And you...

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