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  • ‘Men’ on the Moon

    Rare is the series that lives long enough to plan its own ending. (Most expire as abruptly as Bert Cooper — though they aren’t memorialized with half as much dignity.) That kind of foreknowledge is a blessing that can occasionally feel like a curse: how to balance the desire to get one’s house in order with the ever-present writerly desire to burn it all down?

  • Los Angeles Plays Itself: The Surprising Rise of Ty Dolla $ign

    It is best to consider Ty$ in the context of pop music, where effortlessness is a construct and not necessarily a reality (unless you get lucky). He was never going to look good projecting spontaneously in a dark room by himself. Environment is important. The studio is there to isolate variables, to eliminate impurities. That’s where Ty$’s merits make sense.

  • Meet the Spellers: Scouting 10 of This Year’s Most Intriguing Spelling Bee Contestants

    They came. They saw. They spelled words. That’s right, people: It’s Scripps National Spelling Bee time. What do you need to know? Allow our anonymous (and totally fake) scout to tell you.

  • Can ‘Houdini’ Help Johnny Depp Escape Hollywood Jail?

    It’s an adaptation of the controversial biography ‘The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero,’ which deviated from the handcuffs and water torture cells to delve into the magician’s life as a spy and his acrimonious relationship with a group of Spiritualists (led by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle).

  • Hollywood Prospectus Podcast: ‘Mad Men’ and ‘Fargo’

    Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald talk about the ‘Mad Men’ midseason finale and FX’s ‘Fargo.’

  • NBA Playoffs Overnight: Superhero Ball

    Point Godzilla returns.

  • Who’s That Guy? Charlie Cox, Star of Netflix’s Upcoming ‘Daredevil’ Series!

    Perhaps you’ve seen the 31-year-old Brit in ‘Boardwalk Empire’ or Matthew Vaughn’s 2007 Claire Danes movie ‘Stardust’?

  • About Last Night: Rangers Run Over

    In case you were busy redefining what it means to get Bourqued, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Tuesday.

  • Best Supporting Actor

    The 2009-10 season would be Chris Bosh’s last in Toronto. As a 25-year-old center, he averaged 24 points and 11 rebounds per game — still his career highs. To this day, he remains the leading scorer in Raptors history. Bosh moved on to Miami to play with two of his best friends. They just happened to be two of the best players on the planet.

  • Jonah Keri Podcast: With Special Guest Luke Edwards

    Jonah Keri celebrates the 20th anniversary of Little Big League by talking to the movie’s star, Luke Edwards. They talk about the film, Edwards’s career, and the Canadiens.

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