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Bruce Springsteen

My Saucy Fake Girlfriend Was Really A Bunch Of Dudes Working For Amazon

Invisible Boyfriend will give you pay-for-text companionship. But who are these virtual escorts, really?<p>I’d never imagined that eating oatmeal could be sexy before that moment, before Areal–the gorgeous, billionaire, globetrotting lion-tamer/taxidermist who loves to give foot rubs–texted me that …

Chatbots

From PJ Harvey And Björk to Prince And Beyoncé: Seven Ace Awards Show Duets

Both PJ Harvey and Björk have been in the news this week, but for very different reasons. Harvey’s been publicly recording her follow-up to ‘Let …

Will Ferrell causes mayhem at basketball game for new comedy Daddy's Home

For a few moments on Wednesday night across the pond, it seemed that Will Ferrell had gone a few steps too far. Coverage on all of the major US news …

Comedy
Watches

Bjork: Vulnicura

The Icelandic art-pop queen charts the breaking of a heart on a devastatingly direct album<p>Björk's 2011 <i>Biophilia</i> addressed the universe, from …

Rapper Tiny Doo facing long prison sentence over lyrics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper's violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy.<p>San Diego-based rapper Tiny Doo has already spent eight months in prison, and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted under a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Luke Evans says he won't be doing The Crow remake "in the near future"

Relativity Media certainly hasn’t had a smooth ride when it comes to its long-planned remake of <b>The Crow</b>, with the project passing through the hands …

American Sniper: propaganda movie or tale the nation needed to hear?

Big-screen adaptation of former Navy Seal’s bestselling memoir has exceeded box-office forecasts and split the critics<p>The record-breaking box office figures achieved by the new Clint Eastwood film American Sniper over the past week have caused consternation among Hollywood liberals and bitterly …

American Sniper

Kerrang!

In this week's Kerrang!, Slipknot talk about their first recording sessions without their fallen brother, Paul Gray.<p>Check it out: …

Bob Dylan, Shadows in The Night, review: 'extraordinary'

Shadows in the Wind is the sound of an old man picking over memories and it is quite gorgeous, says Neil McCormick<p>Dylan sings Sinatra? It shouldn’t work but Shadows In The Night is quite gorgeous, the sound of an old man picking over memories, lost loves, regrets, triumphs and fading hopes amid an …

David Bowie

Can Microsoft make HoloLens more than a mirage?

When we think of groundbreaking technology announcements -- the sort of things that make you sit back and reflect on just how far we've come as a species of innovators -- it's easy to jump to the likes of Apple, Google and Tesla before you even consider Microsoft. After all, the possibilities of …

Kanye West Reveals He Asked Paul McCartney About Sex in the Sixties

Superstar debuts Rihanna duet during surprise appearance at industry event<p>As we've come to expect from Kanye West, new music can arrive at any …

Stunning Portral Street Art Illusions by 1010

Since 2009, German street artist 1010 has been creating these mysterious, portal-like street art illusions on walls around the world. While at first glance it looks like he's layering colored paper, upon closer inspection you realize that you're actually looking at paint on a wall. It's a different …

Art

Sundance 2015 review: The Witch – a focus on themes over plot elevate it to near greatness

Robert Eggers’s horror film about a child’s abduction and a Puritan family’s descent into hysteria delivers high-wire tension amid heightened dialogue<p>The first Puritan settlers in North America left England to pursue their strict religious doctrine. So you could imagine how extreme a man who felt …

Horror

More Apple Watch Details Emerge

The Apple Watch is Apple's next big (or little) thing and new details are starting to leak out. According to <i>9to5mac</i>, the battery life could be as low as 2.5 to 4 hours for active application use and up to 19 hours of combined active and passive use. Standby mode could last for two to three days, …

Smartwatches

Indignant letter from aristocratic Titanic survivor sells for $11,875

In the letter Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon, who fled the shipwreck on a quarter-full lifeboat, says she can’t believe that people condemned her behaviour<p>An indignant letter from a British aristocrat who survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 has sold for $11,875, an auction house in New England said …

Titanic

See John Lennon's Minimalist Sketches From 'The Complete Artwork' Pictures

A new book compiles touching, unornamented artwork from the icon's life outside of music<p>In the foreword to the new <i>John Lennon: The Collected Artwork</i>, …

Mark Millar on Kingsman: 'I was seeing so many demonised housing estate characters'

Comic book writer Mark Millar was sick of seeing estate kids patronised – so in Kingsman, his first film adaptation since Kick-Ass, he created one who becomes the new James Bond<p>The Secret Service comic sets out its stall early. In Switzerland, a kidnapped Mark Hamill is quizzed about his thoughts …

Secret Service