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The Comic Book Hero Next Door

KJ Apa goes to the gym. A lot. Just about every day, in fact. It’s something anyone who’s seen approximately 10 minutes of The CW’s Riverdale would gather, as he very frequently removes his shirt to the delight of the millions of fans who have become more or less obsessed with the show since the series premiered in January. “I ...

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'Wonderstruck' Review: Todd Haynes Turns Kids' Book Into Eye-Popping Wonder

Todd Haynes creates movies that feel like part of his DNA. Whether they’re originals (Safe, Velvet Goldmine, Far From Heaven, I’m Not There) or adapted from other works (Carol, the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce), they seem to course from his bloodstream into ours. Wonderstruck, gorgeous as it is, feels like something a little less personal, a little less transgressive. Haynes ...

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Madonna's 'Erotica,' 'Sex': Why Musical Masterpiece, Defiant Book Still Matter

In 1990, Madonna was as astronomically popular as a boundary-bulldozing, unapologetically bacchanalian performance artist could get. Drawing from Harlem drag balls, “Vogue” went Number One nearly worldwide. The tour showcasing it, Blond Ambition, mixed spectacle with social commentary so sharply that it reinvented the pop concert and yielded the smash documentary Truth or Dare. And that year’s The Immaculate Collection, ...

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The Stories Behind the Stunning Photos in Oprah's New Book

Oprah Winfrey says she feels a connection to All that is greater than herself most deeply when she is at her home in Santa Barbara, surrounded by nature.  For Oprah, “there is nothing more calming” than time spent among the ever-changing canopy of leaves, grass and wildlife that flourish in her backyard. In moments of uncertainty, she believes “just focusing on the ...

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David Bowie book: Incredible NEW images from FINAL Ziggy Stardust show – Full gallery

When Ziggy played The Marquee Club in Soho, London, in October 1973, most people could never imagine this would be the last time. David Bowie had created one of the most iconic and game-changing figures in modern pop culture but was about to leave behind his alter-ego forever. The star gave the photographer Terry O’Neill unprecedented access to document the ...

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