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10 Years Later, the Flaming Lips’ ‘Christmas on Mars’ Is Still the Weirdest Holiday Movie Ever By

Ten seasons ago, the weirdest holiday movie you’ve likely never heard of, Christmas on Mars, by Oklahoma indie-rock eccentrics the Flaming Lips, was released to both bafflement and acclaim (OK,...

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Paul Williams Unearths Lost ‘Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas’ Muppet soundtrack: ‘One of My Favorite Things I’ve Ever Done’ By

When songwriting legend Paul Williams met Muppets mastermind Jim Henson in 1976, after appearing on The Muppet Show, the fateful encounter led to a long and fruitful musical partnership, highlighted...

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The Unlikely Tale of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ By

Thirty-four years ago, on Nov. 25, 1984, new wave’s elite came together to record “Do They Know It’s Christmas?,” a now-legendary holiday benefit single for Ethiopian famine relief. Most people...

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Fantasia on Christmas: ‘Let Families Come Back Together, Because They’re Breaking Up’ By

American Idol Season 3 champion Fantasia’s life struggles have been well documented — in her memoir and accompanying TV biopic Life Is Not a Fairytale, for starters, as well as...

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Gwen Stefani Talks Faith, Christmas, and the ‘Spiritual Intervention’ that Led Her to Blake Shelton By

Two and half years ago, in August 2015, Gwen Stefani was in a dark place, as her 13-year marriage to the father of her three children, Gavin Rossdale, whom she’d...

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