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  • Beck Phases Out

    If you know anything about Beck, you can guess what ‘Morning Phase’ sounds like. He’s older now. He’s recently recovered from a spinal injury. His last few records have been ostensibly “funky” or at least noticeably syncopated, and precedence suggests that Beck is due to make the kind of record he makes when he’s not making “funky Beck” records.

  • The Moment Podcast: Brian Koppelman With Marc Maron

    WTF host Marc Maron joins Brian Koppelman to talk about the joy of telling intentionally unfunny jokes, last chances, and why Marc still hasn’t had coffee with Jon Stewart.

  • VH1 Orders a Series Where Naked People Date and Fall in Love Forever

    The network has ordered 10 episodes of ‘Naked Dating,’ and it sounds pretty serious about this thing being more than just a show about people hooking up.

  • Triangle Cheat Sheet: Sochi, NBA, and College Basketball Conference Clashes

    A lot of news happens overnight, but here’s the one big thing you really should know.

  • J.K. Rowling and the Not-So-Secret Pseudonym

    Being Robert Galbraith allowed Rowling the best of both worlds: Galbraith didn’t need to struggle or worry about his daughter waking up from her nap and interrupting his work; Rowling didn’t have to stress about telling a story that her ‘Potter’ audience would find alienating.

  • Stuck in the Middle: The Milwaukee Bucks’ Dilemma

    Operating under Bucks owner Herb Kohl’s strict “eighth seed or bust” mandate has always made it difficult to evaluate GM John Hammond’s time in charge. Tearing the team down and building from scratch has never been an option.

  • Can’t Knock the Hustle

    Pool tournaments have been in trouble for a while now. Declining numbers of entrants, dwindling prize pools, sponsors bailing, and organizers folding up shop left and right. There is no American pro pool tour. There aren’t even standard rules and regulations from one tournament to the next.

  • The Delicate Dance of Davis-White and Virtue-Moir

    It wouldn’t truly be Olympic ice dancing, unfortunately, if there weren’t some ol’ international outrage over alleged corruption.

  • Freak Show & Tell: Who’s Compatible With Jon Gosselin?

    Every week, television documentaries present us with so many unusual people, with so many strange and/or disturbing problems, you might find it hard to keep up with all of them. That’s where I come in! Here’s an unflinching look back at TV’s Week in Freak Shows.

  • ‘Snake Salvation’ Star Jamie Coots Dies From Fatal Rattlesnake Bite

    Snake handling, like speaking in tongues and healing the sick by laying hands on them, is a traditional Pentecostal practice in which entertainment value is part of its effectiveness as a preaching technique. Coots was a third-generation snake handler and had been bitten by snakes eight times before the fatal incident.

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