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Saturday, October 4 2014

Steve Martin to Receive AFI Life Achievement Award

“Steve Martin is an American original,” said Sir Howard Stringer, chair of the American Film Institute’s board of trustees in a statement.


‘Gone Girl’ Powers Up With Formidable Women Taking Lead

There was one line Ben Affleck didn’t want to deliver in the new movie “Gone Girl,” according to director David Fincher: “I’m so


Friday, October 3 2014

The Well - “Separate Ways” (video) (Premiere)

The latest tune from Bergen, Norway rockers the Well, the xx-esque "Separate Ways", gets a video treatment reminiscent of the famous Apple silhouette ads.


‘The Supreme Price’: Fighting for Democracy in Nigeria

"Some women enter into the system and say, 'We will play the game the way it has always been played,'" says Nigerian pro-democracy activist Hafsat Abiola. "Some of them will say the game has caused so much wrong, if I can make one little difference, I must do it."


Arum Rae - “Waving Wild” (audio) (Premiere)

Brooklyn-based musician Arum Rae's latest tune, "Waving Wild", melds together a Spoon-esque driving rhythm with Rae's captivating vocals.


Thursday, October 2 2014

Memotone & Soosh - “Memoosh” (album stream) (Premiere)

A beguiling and intriguing mix of organic and synthetic instruments, Memoosh is an exciting collaborative album that sounds like Tim Hecker decided to record a jazz album.


Oil Boom - “The Sneak Tip” (video) (Premiere)

The retro rock sensibility of "The Sneak Tip", the latest by the Dallas band Oil Boom, is met perfectly by its VHS-quality video.


Wednesday, October 1 2014

Pinterest Hit, ‘Quinoa’, Now a Book Lampooning Hipster Culture

She’s more in-the-know than you, more fashion-forward than you and she’s no taller than half a Heidi Klum (with heels, of course). Her


Batgirl Takes a Bow at Long Beach Comic-Con, Along With Lois

Much has been made of Batman marking his 75th anniversary, and the comic-book artists gathered recently at the Long Beach Convention Center had plenty to


‘The Boxtrolls’ Illustrates How Animation Houses Are Playing a New Toon

After a recent screening of “The Boxtrolls,” a child approached animator Travis Knight to say he loved the movie because “it was the weirdest thing


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