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A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs. It’s fake.

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The framed copy of Time Magazine was hung up in at least four of President Trump’s golf clubs, from South Florida to Scotland. Filling the entire cover was a photo ...

30 Essential Directing Tips From 30 Master Filmmakers

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2 mentions4 hours ago
06.27.17 | 12:16PM PT

Exclusive: A Look Inside Bob Dylan's Secret Archives

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The trucks began arriving in Tulsa in March 2016, each filled with priceless artifacts from Bob Dylan's past. Open up one box and see a handwritten draft of "Visions of ...

The ‘Twin Peaks’ Nuclear Explosion Sequence Synced to Pink Floyd is a Psychedelic Wonder

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What happens when you mix what is arguably the most experimental 11 minutes of David Lynch’s filmmaking career with the psychedelic chords of Pink Floyd? Buckle up, you’re about to ...

Behind the Scenes of Disney's Donald Trump 'Hall of Presidents' Drama

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7 mentions8 hours ago
Note: If you have not done so already, read Motherboard's first report on the Trump/Disney drama at Walt Disney World's Hall of Presidents. Walt Disney World's Hall of Presidents—closed for ...

Spotify

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The 10 Best Books of 2017 (So Far)

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4 mentions8 hours ago
This week, Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017. Much ink has been spilled this spring about Americans’ thirst for dystopian fiction, stories that tell ...

Why Jon Hamm Hasn’t Become a Movie Star, Yet

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This week, Vulture is looking closely at an array of evildoers, and the various projects in which they do evil. The nature of major Hollywood stardom has undoubtedly changed within ...

There's a new wrestler called the Progressive Liberal and the fans love to hate him

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2 mentions11 hours ago
If you’re not familiar with professional wrestling terminology, you may not know the terms “face” and “heel.” The former basically means hero — the person fans come to cheer on ...

DeMario Jackson Gives His Version of Events in the Bachelor in Paradise Scandal

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As part of a three-segment interview with E! News spanning two nights, now-former Bachelor in Paradise contestant DeMario Jackson discussed in detail the sexual encounter he had with fellow contestant ...

From the Foreword to Debths

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The below is excerpted from the foreword to Debths, Susan Howe’s latest collection, out today from New Directions. Going back! Going back! “Little Sir Echo, how do you do? / ...

Trump lawyer's firm steered millions in donations to family members, files show

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More than 15,000 Americans were losing their jobs each day in June 2009, as the US struggled to climb out of a painful recession following its worst financial crisis in ...

Why is ketchup called ketchup?

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2 mentions14 hours ago
Amuse Our Bouche is The A.V. Club’s column that answers your burning, boiling, and flambéed food questions. One of my shameful secrets as a lover of dips and sauces is ...

25 Years Later, Michelle Pfeiffer’s Catwoman Is Still the Best Superhero Villain

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This week, Vulture is looking closely at an array of evil-doers, and the various projects in which they do evil. There’s a lot to admire about Batman Returns, the 1992 ...

U.S. Image Suffers as Publics Around World Question Trump’s Leadership

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America still wins praise for its people, culture and civil liberties Although he has only been in office a few months, Donald Trump’s presidency has had a major impact on ...

It’s a Coppola World: Inside the Filmmaking Co-Op That is Sofia, Eleanor, Roman, and Francis

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Sofia Coppola is the promotional circuit with “The Beguiled” (June 23, Focus Features). So is her 81-year-old mother, Eleanor, who wrote and directed her first narrative feature, the romantic road ...

Time asks Trump Organization to remove fake cover from golf clubs

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Donald Trump Steve Scalise ObamaCare Puerto Rico's Future By Olivia Beavers - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 ...

Gerrymandering has really helped Republicans, studies find

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There has been plenty of blaming since the November election, but one topic has been largely overshadowed by the other contributing factors: partisan gerrymandering. “Using a new statistical method” in ...

The Pentagon promised citizenship to immigrants who served. Now it might help deport them.

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2 mentions9 hours ago
The Pentagon is considering a plan to cancel enlistment contracts for 1,000 foreign-born recruits without legal immigration status, knowingly exposing them to deportation, a Defense Department memo shows. The undated ...

The Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far)

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This week, Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017. In the Peak TV era, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of television ...

Big Music in Small Rooms: Fado

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Recent Episodes in The Daily 360 1:21 The Daily 360 1:30 The Daily 360 2:34 The Daily 360 1:04 The Daily 360 2:20 The Daily 360 1:43 The Daily 360 ...

Sherman Alexie is Not the Indian You Expected

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Since the election, Sherman Alexie’s been getting death threats. He got so many leading up to his commencement speech at Washington’s Gonzaga University in late May that he considered canceling ...

LA City Council unanimously approves Lucas Museum: ‘It will inspire generations to come’

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“It’s going to be a slum dunk,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said about approving plans to build the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles. He was right. The proposal ...

Instant Recall

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2 mentions4 hours ago
1. The canonical, stereotypical memory object is Proust’s madeleine, a small, buttery, shell-shaped cake that when dipped in hot tea becomes the catalyst for the densely wrought memories that make ...

This Depressing Profile of Louis Tomlinson Will Make You Want to Give Him a Hug

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With One Direction taking some time apart for an indefinite amount of time, the band’s members have been pursuing their respective solo projects, with Louis Tomlinson gearing up to release ...

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?

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In 2011, Claudio Aspesi, a senior investment analyst at Bernstein Research in London, made a bet that the dominant firm in one of the most lucrative industries in the world ...

On Senate Health Bill, Trump Falters in the Closer’s Role

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Mr. Trump and his staff played a critical role in persuading House Republicans to pass health care legislation in May, with the president personally calling dozens of wavering House members.

‘The Big Sick’ and ‘The Beguiled’ Rescue Indie Box Office, Top All 2017 Specialty Openers

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Things are looking up at the specialty box office as two festival hits, Sundance breakout “The Big Sick” (Amazon/Lionsgate) and Sofia Coppola’s Cannes director-winner “The Beguiled” (Focus Features) both beat ...

Greek Poetry in the Shadow of Austerity

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3 mentions11 hours ago
The poet Jack Spicer famously compared the poet to a radio: when the writer is really listening in, he or she simply receives transmissions at a certain frequency. Ultimately, Spicer ...

Laurel Halo Shakes Up Her Sound After Partnering With a Humanoid Pop Star

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CHICAGO — The experimental producer and D.J. Laurel Halo has spent the past eight years building up a reputation as a slippery artist, moving from fidgety techno to conventional songs ...

The C.B.O. Did the Math. These Are the Key Takeaways From the Senate Health Care Bill.

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Below are the four big numbers from the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Senate Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The federal government would save ...

WATCH: Joyce Carol Oates reveals a writer’s secret: “Nobody wants perfection”

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As someone who turns out a novel every few years (and already has two books out this year), the venerable Princeton University professor and author Joyce Carol-Oates declares that good ...

The Gay Men Who Fled Chechnya’s Purge

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In late February or early March, Ali was in his apartment in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, when he got a phone call from a local police officer. “Get dressed,

WATCH: What makes a “normal” teenager? Escaping Aleppo and growing up in Southern California

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In Southern California, Dalya lives like most other teenagers: She attends high school, plays sports and hangs out at the mall. Unlike most teenagers there, however, she was displaced by ...

Will Melania Trump actually speak up about online bullying? Or was the whole thing just more first-family PR?

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It has been an American tradition since Jacqueline Kennedy took on the modernization of the White House during John F. Kennedy’s presidency for the spouse of the president to adopt ...

A journalist uses statistics to uncover authors' 'cinnamon words'

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In his latest work, data journalist Ben Blatt takes an unusual approach to literary analysis: He crunches numbers. Popout Share downloadThis story is based on a radio interview. Listen to ...

20 Years of L.G.B.T.Q. Lit: A Timeline

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RUNNING WITH SCISSORS (2002)By Augusten Burroughs Augusten Burroughs’s life takes a turn when his mentally ill mother decides to send him to live with his psychiatrist. Burroughs’s memoir recounts his ...

The slow death of the electric guitar

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American Myth: The Short, Beautiful Life of Breece D'J Pancake

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1. …I want to know my country. I want to touch, taste, smell and hear as well as see this land. If it stinks of manure on the fields I ...

Exclusive: Trump seen hardening line toward Pakistan after Afghan war review

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WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's administration appears ready to harden its approach toward Pakistan to crack down on Pakistan-based militants launching attacks in neighboring Afghanistan, U.S. officials tell Reuters. Potential Trump ...

5 ways type can define brands

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2 mentions11 hours ago
Choosing the right typeface is a crucial part of the logo design process, but when it comes to defining the unique characteristics of a brand, it can also play a ...

Netflix’s Canceled TV Shows

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2 mentions2 days ago
06.02.17 | 04:37PM PT

Preacher Season Premiere Recap: Highway to Hell

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On the Road Season 2 Episode 1 Editor's Rating 3 stars The title of Preacher’s second season premiere tells you everything you need to know: After a first season that ...

Support for gay marriage just keeps going up

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2 mentions9 hours ago
Let’s start the day off with some good news. You never know: it might be the last we get today. Here’s the latest on same-sex marriage from Pew Research: Everyone ...

Opinion

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Condition No. 1: Ignorance. It helps that Mr. Stone seems to have only the most vague, and largely inaccurate, ideas about Mr. Putin’s biography and Russian history. Mr. Stone’s ignorance ...

Former Paris stock exchange to be reborn as major new art museum

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It is the latest chapter in the art-world rivalry of two of France’s richest businessmen: a saga of momentous contemporary art collections and a quest by their owners to build ...

The Refugee Funding America's Psychedelic Renaissance

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Deep in the Mexican jungle, in a village so remote it's only accessible by boat, 74-year-old venture capitalist George Sarlo waited to meet his father. It was the fall of ...

Millennials are the most likely generation of Americans to use public libraries

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6 mentions11 hours ago
A new analysis of Pew Research Center survey data from fall 2016 finds that 53% of Millennials (those ages 18 to 35 at the time) say they used a library ...

The 9,000-Year-Old History Of Booze, In Photos

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Nine thousand years ago, during the Neolithic period, the Chinese were making wine from rice, honey, and fruit. Wine made with grapes is thought to have originated 7,000 years ago,

"Capitalism is a Very Successful Cancer": The Millions Interviews Eugene Lim

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Eugene Lim will not choose between superheroes and soliloquies. His new novel, Dear Cyborgs, shifts between quick bursts of pulpy action and long philosophical monologues. Characters kidnap, shoot, and poison ...
 

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