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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Faith No More broke up in 1998 following a nine-year stretch in which the band recorded four well-received albums, starting with The Real Thing and ending with Album of the Year. In 2009, they reunited for a series of concerts. Then in September, bassist Bill Gould told Rolling Stone they were working on a new album, to be released on Patton's label in 2015. Now the first single is here. read more

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The MTV reality TV star Diem Brown has lost her long battle with cancer. She was 32. Brown, who rose to fame on Real World/Road Rules Challenge, died at 10:22 a.m. Friday in New York City. She had candidly chronicled her cancer fight in a blog for People and became an advocate and inspiration for others facing similar battles. She was the founder of href="http://www.medgift.com/" >MedGift, a support registry for those suffering from illness. On Tuesday, Brown was still battling and wrote defiantly on Twitter, "I need prayers and advice my doctors are seemingly giving up but I won't and can't roll over. Whatever option I have to live I'm grabbing!" read more

Thursday, November 13, 2014

{eter Van Buren, Mother Jones: The latest American war was launched as a humanitarian mission. The goal of its first bombing runs was to save the Yazidis, a group few Americans had heard of until then, from genocide at the hands of the Islamic State (IS). Within weeks, however, a full-scale bombing campaign was underway against IS across Iraq and Syria with its own "coalition of the willing" and 1,600 US military personnel on the ground. Slippery slope? It was Teflon-coated. Think of what transpired as several years of early Vietnam-era escalation compressed into a semester. And in that time, what's gone right? Short answer: Almost nothing. read more

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Starz is betting we're as hungry for the Evil Dead as we were for the Walking Dead. The network announced Monday it has ordered 10 episodes of Ash Vs. Evil Dead, a half-hour series that will be based on the classic cult film. Starz has also reassembled the key players from the gang that made the film: director Sam Raimi, his production partner Rob Tapert and star Bruce Campbell, who will again play Ash. read more

Thursday, November 06, 2014

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