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‘Star Wars’ Strikes Back: Behind the Scenes of the Biggest Movie of the Year

It is a bleak time for the Republic. It is a period of great struggle for the entire planet, and not only is the dark side winning, it’s no longer …

George Lucas

Hear DJ Earworm’s ‘United State of Pop 2015’ Mash-Up

With less than a month remaining in 2015, DJ Earworm has unleashed his annual “United State of Pop,” a five-minute mega mash-up that incorporates 50 …

Music

Flashback: Neil Young Joins R.E.M. On Stunning ‘Country Feedback’

R.E.M. and Neil Young are both prolific collaborators, so when the alt-rock stars played an acoustic set at Young’s annual benefit concert for …

Guitar

Bruce Springsteen’s Video Archivist Breaks Down Huge New ‘River’ Box Set

In July 1981, Thom Zimny went to the Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey and saw Bruce Springsteen in concert for the first time. The …

Bruce Springsteen

Watch Brad Pitt, Steve Carell Battle the Banks in ‘Big Short’ Trailer

Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt scheme against fatcat financial institutions in the engrossing trailer for <i>The Big Short</i>, …

Brad Pitt

Bruce Springsteen on Making ‘Born to Run’: ‘We Went to Extremes’

He had one last chance to make it real. Or at least that’s how the story goes. With 1975’s <i>Born to Run</i>, a 25-year-old Bruce Springsteen felt like his …

New Jersey

Watch John Oliver Break Down the Injustices of LGBT Discrimination

We’ve made progress toward gay equality in the U.S., John Oliver says in his latest <i>Last Week Tonight</i> report. But that doesn’t mean we’ve come far …

LGBTQI

Watch Bruce Springsteen Close Out Jon Stewart’s Final ‘Daily Show’

Just as Billy Joel was the only man who could have possibly closed out the Nassau Coliseum earlier this week, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band …

Music

The Great American Internet Novel Is Here: Inside ‘Book of Numbers’

The man who just published one of the best novels ever written about the Internet has spent less time online than almost anyone else his age. After …

Eastern Europe

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O’Hare, and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. Inside Cathay Pacific …

University of Florida

‘Kids’: The Oral History of the Most Controversial Film of the Nineties

It was the summer of 1995. Bill Clinton was president, Rudy Giuliani was mayor of New York, and OJ Simpson was on trial. That summer’s youth-oriented …

Skateboarding

Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Pearl Jam Deep Cuts

10<p>“The Long Road”<p>Twenty years ago, Pearl Jam got the amazing opportunity to work as Neil Young's backing band on a new album called <i>Mirror Ball</i> that …

Music

Bob Dylan Recorded ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ 50 Years Ago Today

It was exactly 50 years ago today that Bob Dylan walked into Studio A at Columbia Records in New York and recorded “Like a Rolling Stone,” which we …

Chicago Blues

Marvel Teases New Spider-Man, Wolverine Comics, ‘Controversial’ Hulk

Marvel Comics will reboot about 60 titles this fall following the conclusion of its Secret Wars storyline, with editor-in-chief Axel Alonso teasing …

Comics

'Amy' Trailer to the Heart Breaking Documentary of Amy Winehouse

The first trailer for Amy, the heartbreaking documentary charting the life and death of singer Amy<p>The first trailer for <i>Amy</i>, the heartbreaking documentary charting the life and death of singer Amy Winehouse, has been released. Using unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, Director Asif …

Letterman’s Last Top 10: Bill Murray, Jerry Seinfeld, More Say Goodbye

An impressive list of celebrities literally lined up to say goodbye to David Letterman Wednesday night as they read the final <i>Late Show</i> Top 10 list. …

Comedy

Watch Foo Fighters Score David Letterman’s Career-Spanning Montage

Foo Fighters, David Letterman‘s favorite band, appeared on the final episode of the host’s <i>Late Show</i> to deliver a fiery, emotional and extended …

Music

Watch Eddie Vedder Serenade David Letterman With ‘Better Man’

Eddie Vedder teamed up with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra for a rousing, fitting performance of Pearl Jam‘s “Better Man” on <i>The Late Show</i> Monday …

David Letterman

Jon Hamm Weighs In on ‘Mad Men’ Finale

Though Jon Hamm steered clear of any definitive answers, the <i>Mad Men</i> star offered up his interpretation of the show’s final moments in an interview …

TV

‘Mad Men’ Series Finale Recap: Coke and a Smile

“What you call love,” <b>Don Draper</b> once said, “was invented by guys like me to sell nylons.” And so <i>Mad Men</i> ended with Don trading his singular pitches …

TV

Coke and Sympathy: 10 Thoughts on ‘Mad Men’ Series Finale

1. <i>“Do you want the door open or closed?” “Open.”</i><p>2. <i>Mad Men</i> is my favorite show ever. I’ll miss it. The finale sucked, yet that’s nothing to get …

TV

See Green Day’s Manic, Surprise Return to 924 Gilman

Green Day returned to 924 Gilman Street, one of the Bay Area punk venues where they played in their salad days, for a special benefit concert on …

Green Day

Matthew Weiner on ‘Mad Men’ Finale: ‘I Don’t Owe Anybody Anything’

<i>Mad Men</i> creator Matthew Weiner has settled on a sensible, hardline approach to managing both fan expectations and his own ahead of the series finale …

TV

Paper Now Autotunes Your Whiteboard Sketches To Look Like A Million Bucks

An update to Fiftythree’s preeminent iPad sketching app beautifies freehand flowcharts like no other.<p>Fiftythree’s Paper is an app that made iPad sketching great. Then it made iPad coloring great. Then it introduced a stylus that made iPad styluses great. Then it made sketching with other people …

Sketching

The First Trailer For ABC’s New Muppets Series Looks Every Bit As Muppety As You Could Hope

The Muppets are as beloved a cultural institution as exists in this cold, cruel world of ours. And after spending much of the first decade of this …

The Muppets

Watch Extended Trailer for HBO’s Rock Hall 2015 Special

The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony won’t air on HBO until May 30th, but the network has unveiled an extended trailer from the …

Music

‘Mad Men’ Recap: Veteran’s Day

As they say on <i>Mad Men</i>: Jesus [mute]ing Christ.<p>With the imminent death of <b>Betty Draper</b>, whose last laborious climb up those college steps looked a lot …

TV

Brett Morgen Talks ‘Montage of Heck’ Soundtrack

<b>UPDATE:</b> Brett Morgen told Deadline that the <i>Montage of Heck</i> soundtrack will be released on November 6th, the same day as the film’s DVD release. …

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