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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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Don’t Go Away Mad: Mötley Crüe Say Goodbye By

If Mötley Crüe is a band with nine lives, then they cashed in on number eight a long, long time ago — and somehow kept on going. Since forming 33...

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What to Expect From Keyboard Cat’s Puppy Bowl Halftime Show By

Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to play this Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show, and while they’re sure to deliver a phenomenal performance, fans who don’t...

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Do You Remember The First Time?: The Moog Cookbook By

As the new millennium and all its promise of hoverboards and threats of Y2K meltdown came hurtling towards us back in 1996, the Moog Cookbook arrived in their proto-Daft Punk...

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It’s the Traveling Catburys! Grumpy Cat Forms Kitty Pop Supergroup By

Move over, Traveling Wilburys. See you later, Velvet Revolver. The ultimate supergroup has arrived — the Traveling Catburys, if you will — and they’ve just released what is basically the...

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Hello Kitty’s Maiden Flight: Flying The Very Friendly Skies With Sanrio By

On September 18, 2013, EVA Air’s “Hello Kitty Hand-in-Hand” jet — a 312-seat Boeing 777 tricked out in the most Kitty-tastic fashion imaginable — touched down at LAX for the...

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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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Kylie Minogue Talks 25 Years of Big Hits and Big Hair By

Incredibly, ageless Australian pop goddess and international icon Kylie Minogue has been in the music business for a quarter-century (her debut single, “Locomotion,” was released in July 1987), and this...

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