In her debut novel, Sign Here, author Claudia Lux presents a modern vision of hell as a capitalist bureaucracy of the most inane, obnoxious variety. Souls arrive in Hell on different levels, depending on how badly they sinned in their former lives. The worst of the worst head to what is known as Downstairs. Some
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News D. H. Peligro, Dead Kennedys Drummer, Dies at 63 The longtime punk icon died from trauma to the head caused by an accidental fall By Nina Corcoran October 29, 2022 Facebook Twitter D. H. Peligro, photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images Facebook Twitter D.H. Peligro, Dead Kennedys longtime drummer, has died. The band confirmed the
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David Gordon Green has wrapped his Blumhouse-produced Halloween trilogy with the release of Halloween Ends. Though Ends was divisive, one thing is for sure; the film is a loving nod to the series’ original creator, John Carpenter’s entire filmography. Green will next tackle another classic horror franchise — The Exorcist.  Considering how involved Carpenter has
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Vividly kaleidoscopic melodies spark “The Pathway,” one of them more instantly satisfying in David Raybuck’s The Prodigal, to life with an effervescence that the singer and songwriter will revisit in “Be Healed” and “Desert Ride,” but that said, there’s something really special about what we’re met with in this experiment in making harmony-powered pop endearing again.
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News Patti Smith’s “Rock n Roll N****r” Disappears From Streaming Services Smith, who has not commented, for decades defended her clumsy attempt to reclaim the racist slur By Jazz Monroe October 28, 2022 Facebook Twitter Patti Smith, June 1978 (Tom Hill/WireImage) Facebook Twitter Patti Smith Group’s song “Rock n Roll N****r,” which has drawn condemnation
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EXCLUSIVE: Timothy Scott Bogart’s movie Spinning Gold, about his music-producer father Neil Bogart and the iconic label Casablanca Records that he built, will hit theaters on March 31, 2023. The release and distribution will be handled by Hero Partners in partnership with Howling Wolf Films, with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment distributing across transactional home entertainment.  Neil
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By now, you are most likely aware that her highness, Taylor Alison Swift, has bestowed a new album upon the people of Earth. Midnights is her tenth full-length album since the self-titled Taylor Swift was released in 2006, and while I’ve enjoyed her work since she shifted over from the country scene, I wasn’t really
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News Jerry Lee Lewis Dies at 87 The rock’n’roll musician soared to popularity with the hits “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” but fell from grace after marrying his 13-year-old cousin when he was 22 years old By Evan Minsker October 28, 2022 Facebook Twitter Jerry Lee Lewis, 1962 (Harry Hammond/V&A
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New Line/DC’s Black Adam ends its first week at the domestic box office with $83.4 million, which is slightly ahead of what Dwayne Johnson’s Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw did in its first week at $83.1M. That’s impressive considering Black Adam is a deeper-universe DC character, while the other was connected to a
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One of Anne Hathaway’s best movies is The Devil Wears Prada where aspiring writer Andy decides to work as an assistant under Miranda Priestly, one of the toughest fashion magazine editors in the business. However, as the working relationship between Andy and Miranda strengthens, her romantic relationship with her boyfriend, Nate, deteriorates. Years after The
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News Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Announces Wisconsin Get-Out-the-Vote Events “No one is more powerful than a citizenry that is empowered and together”—Justin Vernon By Matthew Strauss October 28, 2022 Facebook Twitter Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, photo by Eric Timothy Carlson & Graham Tolbert Facebook Twitter Back in 2020, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon launched the nonpartisan
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Three films opening this weekend highlight women’s rights, class and racism — nothing ripped from today’s headlines exactly, but features with a distinctive moment and point of view that appear particularly relevant today. Call Jane, Holy Spider and Armageddon Time join Tár, Till, The Banshees of Inisherin and others already in theaters as it gets
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Lewis began his career in the ’50s and rose to fame as one of the most famous rock n’ roll singers and pianists. The four-time Grammy winner’s most recent album, gospel record Jimmy Lee & Jerry Lee: The Boys From Ferriday, which was released in July 2022, is a collaboration with his cousin Swaggart, a televangelist “who
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News Pulp Reunite for First Shows in 11 Years Jarvis Cocker reforms the beloved Sheffield outfit for shows in UK and Ireland By Jazz Monroe October 28, 2022 Facebook Twitter Pulp (David Wolff – Patrick/Redferns via Getty Images) Facebook Twitter Pulp will return to the stage next year for the first time since their 2011-12
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Publishers in the U.K. say that books prices will likely rise. The increase is due to a rise in paper and energy costs, as well as the influences of Brexit. Founder of Jacaranda Books Arts Music, Valerie Branded, said that the cost of all formats of books were likely to rise 10-20%. This rise in
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When award-winning British journalist Simon Parkin (A Game of Birds and Wolves) dug through the National Archives in London looking for a story idea, he literally found one: A newspaper called The Camp was mistakenly folded between some pages. Produced by German and Austrian internees at a camp for “enemy aliens” during World War II,
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