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Neil Gaiman’s American Gods tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest.

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In his ruminative new memoir, Nevertheless, Alec Baldwin reveals bits and pieces of a life and career full of switchbacks, some handled more wisely than others.

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‘Shots Fired’ Puts a Dramatic Twist on Police Shootings of Unarmed Teens

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With ‘Nashville’, ‘Sun Records’, CMT Aims to Reinvent Itself for Evolving Audience

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CONTEST: Win a Season Pass for VH1’s ‘The Breaks’

Win a Season Pass to VH1's new '90s hip-hop series, The Breaks.

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SAG Awards: A Night When Politics Trumped the Prizes Themselves

"This immigrant ban is a blemish and is un-American," said Veep’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the evening’s first award recipient, getting the ball rolling.

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As we work to understand the current climate of post-truths and "alternative facts", we might all do well to think again about particular historical moments.

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“Who can turn the world on with her smile?” Mary Tyler Moore, of course.

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‘Riverdale’, the CW’s Dark Take on Archie Comics, Is Vital and Inviting

Riverdale, the new TV take on the classic Archie comics, presents as a kind of Twin Peaks meets Dawson’s Creek.

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Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song "30th June"

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"Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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