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'Man of the World: The Peter Green Story' Coming to DVD

<i>Man of the World: The Peter Green Story,</i> a film made in 2009, is officially coming to DVD November 18.<p>After replacing the Eric Clapton in John …

Number of kids and teens hospitalized because of opioid abuse has doubled since 1997

This is the first time we know how the epidemic is affecting children<p>Adults aren’t the only ones being hurt by the opioid crisis. The number of children and teens hospitalized after being poisoned by opioids has more than doubled in the past 16 years, researchers say.<p>Opioids refer to both …

Banksy’s Dismaland: Take A First Look Inside Nightmare Version Of Disneyland

If “Dismaland” sounds like a nightmare version of Disneyland to you, then you’d be right. The “bemusement” park is the work of notorious street …

Watch Aldous Huxley Discuss 'Technodictators'

In 1958, Mike Wallace interviewed Aldous Huxley, author of <i>Brave New World</i>. At the time, Huxley foresaw an impending hellish future of overpopulation, …

Tippi Hedren: Alfred Hitchcock sexually assaulted me

Star of The Birds and Marnie says director grabbed her, attempted to kiss her and had a secret door installed between his office and her dressing room<p>Tippi Hedren has revealed how Alfred Hitchcock allegedly sexually assaulted her while they were working on the films The Birds and Marnie.<p>The actor …

How to Make Beautiful Midori-Style Traveler’s Notebooks

Hello. My name is Gareth Branwyn and I am a notebook addict. I have co-designed/edited several notebooks, including the Maker’s Notebook, have handmade my own, and have an embarrassingly large collection of commercial blank journals.<p>So, it’s no wonder that I loved Linn’s latest video on her Darbin …

How Ouija boards work. (Hint: It's not ghosts.)

No, demons will not possess you if you use one.<p>It’s that time of year again — the season when paranormal entities come out to play. But if you’re thinking about grabbing a Ouija board for your next conversation with the other side, you might want to think again.<p>Despite their long history as hoax …

Review: Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions, 'Until The Hunter'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>Even if you've never heard Hope Sandoval's music, you'll know her M.O. well before the end of <i>Until The Hunter</i>'s first song: This is an artist who …

L.A.’s 7 Most Influential Restaurants

From Chasen’s to Spago, author George Geary names the most important La La Land establishments.<p>Los Angeles is often written off as a fast-food town, …

Frog goes extinct, media yawns

Is the loss of a unique life form on Earth big news? Not according to most media outlets. But how can the public care about global mass extinction if they aren’t even told about its victims?<p>On 26 September, staff with the Atlanta Botanical Garden found a frog dead in his enclosure. The frog had big …

Inside ‘Bill Clinton Inc.’: Hacked memo reveals intersection of charity and personal income

By Rosalind S. Helderman<p>, Reporter<p>Tom Hamburger<p>, Reporter<p>When top Bill Clinton aide Douglas Band wrote the memo, he was a central player at the Clinton Foundation and president of his own corporate consulting firm. Over the course of 13 pages, he made a case that his multiple roles had served the …

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Nearly 1,000 Healthcare.gov counties will have just one insurer next year

Obamacare’s marketplaces aren’t just struggling with higher premiums — they’ll also have significantly less competition next year.<p>The number of counties with just one health insurer selling on Healthcare.gov will more than quadruple this year, rising from 182 counties in 2016 to 960 counties in …

Joy Division's 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' gets picture-disc reissue

<b>FAC 23.</b><p>Joy Division’s iconic song ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ will be reissued as a limited picture-disc by the label Vinyl Lovers. Written in 1979 and …

Watch Bill Murray Accept Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Bill Murray was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor during an all-star fete at Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center, with friends and peers …

Bobby Vee, Sixties Pop Idol, Dead at 73

Bobby Vee, the Sixties teen idol who had Hot 100 hits with “Take Good Care of My Baby,” “Run to Him” and “Rubber Ball,” died Monday following a …

Bill Murray accepts Mark Twain Prize: ‘As much as I dreaded this ... there’s love’

By Peggy McGlone<p>, Reporter<p>Comic actor, movie star and America’s best friend Bill Murray tried to sum up the emotions of being honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday night at the Kennedy Center.<p>“My theme tonight is what is it like to be beloved,” a straight-faced Murray told …

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Inside Tokyo's audiophile venues

With a rich network of sound-obsessed cafés, bars and small clubs, Aaron Coultate explains why Tokyo might be the best place in the world to listen …

Phil Chess obituary

Co-founder of the record label that launched Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and other greats of American blues<p>When he formed Chess Records in 1950 with his brother, Leonard, Phil Chess, who has died aged 95, could never have predicted the label’s historic role in the story of blues and rock’n’roll. …

Investigation: The DEA slowed enforcement while the opioid epidemic grew out of control

By Lenny Bernstein<p>, Health reporter<p>Scott Higham<p>, Reporter<p><b>UNNATURAL CAUSES</b> SICK AND DYING IN SMALL-TOWN AMERICA: <i>Since the turn of this century, rates have risen for whites in midlife, particularly women. In this series, The Washington Post is exploring this trend and the forces driving it. Related:</i> …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer covers Morrissey’s “Jack the Ripper” — listen

<i>Photo by Philip Cosores</i><p>You may only know Josh Klinghoffer as the guy who replaced John Frusciante as the guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers, but the …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Japanese Artist Tightly Rolls Newspaper To Create Incredibly Realistic Animal Sculptures (11 Pics)

For most us, newspapers are for reading. But for Chie Hitotsuyama, newspapers serve a whole different purpose. Because as you can see below, the …

Ambient guitar techniques

Brian Eno may not be a name that younger players resonate with, but if you enjoy ambient licks, there’s little ground that he didn’t cover in his …

production designer happy massee's polaroid diary: featuring madonna and lynchian dreams

The celebrated production designer has worked with everyone on everything, from Gucci to Jay Z, on photo shoots and feature films. Now, he’s collected 25 years of candid Polaroids from his adventures around the world.<p>There is an eerie red room in <i>Diary of a Set Designer</i>, a book of Polaroids …

Phil Chess, co-founder of blues record label that launched Muddy Waters, dies at 95

Phil Chess, co-founder of a Chicago record label that amassed perhaps the most influential blues catalog of all time and launched the careers of Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters, has died. He was 95.<p>Chess died overnight in Tucson, Ariz., his nephew Craig Glicken told the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday.<p>…

Notebook nirvana – three stunning journals to behold

These notebooks are all blank, calm, and satisfying. All three have attached ribbon bookmarks, elastic bands to hold them shut, and pockets in the …

Downtown LA's 'fresh and new' Main Museum will open this month

But there's still a lot of work left to do<p>Work on The Main Museum of Los Angeles Art—which will occupy several historic buildings in Downtown LA's Old Bank District with a focus on local artists—is opening to the public at the end of the month.<p>The museum has a long way to go before it's finished, …

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Netflix Is Taking Over Hollywood, and Hollywood Isn’t Thrilled

Tara Flynn, a rising star in show development at TV studio Fox 21, walked into her boss’s office in August to announce she was leaving for a job at …

Media Industry

Look How Easy This Clever Measuring Spoon Is to Clean

We first covered Rahul Agarwal’s Polygon measuring spoon a couple of years ago. Made from a flat piece of etched plastic, it folds into a measuring …