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obamas’ final white house correspondents’ dinner..

Obama roasts Donald Trump – Ted Cruz and ponders being a ‘couch commander’. (ed:..obama starts @ 2 hr 33 mins in – and his turn is funny and it is worth staying around for larry wilmore who follows him..who is … Continue reading

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‘special correspondents’ from ricky gervais gets panned..

Netflix’s ‘Special Correspondents’ written – directed by and starring Gervais is a travesty. Ricky Gervais hates himself. This is in large part the founding tenet of his humor – it is the essence of the shtick he has cultivated for … Continue reading

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the ramones’ manager talks..

The first time I saw the Ramones was at CBGB in 1975. I was the co-editor in chief of 16 magazine and I had a weekly column in the Soho Weekly News – which they gave away at Max’s Kansas … Continue reading

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‘best prince covers’..

Stars have been rolling out their tributes following the musician’s death on Thursday. Here’s a selection of the biggest and best. Since Prince’s death on Thursday seemingly every musician who has taken to a stage has paid tribute to the … Continue reading

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harper lee’s take on ‘in cold blood’..

Biographer of To Kill a Mockingbird author finds unsigned piece on quadruple murder at centre of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood. The discovery of an earlier manuscript from the US novelist Harper Lee was the publishing sensation of last year … Continue reading

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robert crumb..

He’s obsessed with ‘spectacular rear ends’ and describes his fans as scum. Yet comic artist Robert Crumb is somehow in danger of becoming respectable. Part of the paradox of Crumb’s art is that the objects of his erotic fixation are … Continue reading

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fancy a 720 hour long movie..?

Swedish director Anders Weberg has taken ‘slow cinema’ to a new level with the preview for his latest film, Ambiancé. Can’t get enough of this snippet? The next preview will be 72 hours long… OK – here is the elevator … Continue reading

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