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Do You Remember The First Time?: Beck’s ‘Midnite Vultures’ By

When Beck released Midnite Vultures in 1999, he “wanted it to sound like Captain Beefheart produced by Puff Daddy — that was my grand concept,” according to an interview he...

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Losing to Win: Remembering the Real Stars of ‘Star Search’ By

Ten years ago this month, “Star Search” went off the air for good. The pioneering TV talent competition, which had its heyday during its Ed McMahon years from 1983 to...

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The Unusual Story of Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” By

    On April 1, Cyndi Lauper will release “She’s So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration,” a deluxe, two-disc reissue of the landmark album that turned the quirky little redhead...

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Rock Me, Ameowadeus! Keyboard Cat Plays Off Oscar Night By

Fresh off his star turn playing “Locked Out Of Heaven” on Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl half-time show, Keyboard Cat is now the star of another major televised event, the Academy...

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The Best ‘Portlandia’ Musician Cameos Ever By

A longer version of this article first appeared on Yahoo Music. IFC’s sleeper-hit sketch comedy show Portlandia, helmed by punk musician-turned SNL cast member-turned-Seth Meyers bandleader Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney/Wild...

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Miley Cyrus & Wayne Coyne Come In Like A Wrecking Ball At L.A. Show By

A longer version of this article first appeared on Yahoo Music. When Miley Cyrus kissed Katy Perry (and liked it) at her Staples Center show this past Saturday, the Interweb...

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Surviving Randy Jackson’s ‘Idol’ Workshop: 4 Lessons I Learned From the Dawg By

Randy Jackson may no longer be a judge on “American Idol,” but the Dawg is still in the house this season, albeit in a mentoring role. With the show now...

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The ’80s Called…And They Said This Radio Shack Commercial Is Awesome By

There were exactly three reasons to watch the Super Bowl this weekend: Bruno Mars’s explosive-as-a-grenade halftime show, Joe Namath’s seemingly Macklemore-inspired coat, and Radio Shack’s totally rad, ’80s-inspired commercial. (Please note,...

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The Philip Seymour Hoffman Scene That Will Haunt Me Forever By

Today, Philip Seymour Hoffman died. It feels weird just to type that. He was truly one of the finest actors of our time, or of any time, and his death...

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So Weird Al Was On ‘My Little Pony’ This Morning By

Move over, Andrew WK. You may have spoken at a My Little Pony convention, bizarrely, but there’s a new super-duper brony in Ponyville: Weird Al Yankovic, whose friendship truly is...

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