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Paul Simon is not playing like a man about to hang it up

The breadth of his work was impossible to miss as he led more than a dozen players — including his durable road band as well as the chamber music ensemble yMusic — through songs that embraced reggae (“Mother and Child Reunion”), zydeco (“That Was Your Mother”), soft rock (“Still Crazy After All These Years”), African pop (“Diamonds on the Soles ...

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Westworld Actor Simon Quarterman Thinks There Should Be More Male Nudity on TV

Westworld is arguably one of the most sexual shows on television—and sometimes that violent aspect of that sex seems fairly gratuitous. But it’s also an HBO show, so sex and violence are pretty much a standard. And while Season One had an epic human-robot orgy, Season Two is already pushing the boundaries. This time around, we’re seeing some full-frontal male ...

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Bitter rivalry between Simon and Garfunkel made managers fear they could stab each other

An authorised biography, Paul Simon: The Life, details a particularly bitter backstage clash in 1993 when the duo had reunited for a lucrative comeback tour. Decades of pent-up resentment led to fury after a reviewer claimed Garfunkel was “just one of a large supporting cast of Mr Simon’s collaborators”. Paul Simon’s manager Joseph Rascoff had to st… Daily Express :: ...

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Fox Hopes Gay Teen Film ‘Love, Simon’ Goes Mainstream

“Love, Simon” director Greg Berlanti had just two marketing requests for 20th Century Fox, the studio behind the gay teen romantic comedy that bowed this weekend. Berlanti, the prolific showrunner of CW series like “The Flash” and “Riverdale,” said that first and foremost, he asked the studio not to downplay the lead character’s sexual orientation. “To me, that was in and ...

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