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Party! ‘Drag Race’ alum Adore Delano talks debut album By

It’s been two decades since a drag queen really broke through to the pop-music mainstream: That was RuPaul, with the 1993 smash single “Supermodel (You Better Work).” But now Ru’s...

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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 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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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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I Still Think Cal Worthington Was Saying ‘Pussycow’ By

For nearly three decades, used-auto impresario Cal Worthington (who died today at age 92, R.I.P.) and his “dog Spot” ruled the L.A. airwaves with a series of low-budget, instant-classic, straight-to-UHF commercials....

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