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Doctor Doom is an all-time great villain — even if the movies keep getting him wrong

It cannot be stressed enough how influential the "Fantastic Four" comics kicked off by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee are. Writing them off is a terrible mistake that's unfortunately very easy to make thanks to their apparent inability to crack into the wider pop culture consciousness, but that doesn't …

A Rare Glimpse into Life at Home With Lucille Ball

TV's favorite redhead had quite the stylish space (and some surprising hobbies).<p>While we always admired The Ricardos' apartment(s) on "I Love Lucy," we had never stopped to think about what Lucille Ball's real-life home might have looked like. That might be because she was just so great as Lucy …

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Cablevision will offer HBO's standalone streaming service to its internet users

You'd think that cable companies would be the mortal enemies of internet-only TV services, but that's apparently not <i>always</i> the case. Cablevision has forged a deal to offer HBO Now to both its internet subscribers and those who use its Optimum WiFi access points. There's no details as to pricing or …

The 30 Greatest Shred Albums of All Time

To some people, shred guitar is about one thing, and one thing only: the need for speed. The yearn to burn. The desire for <i>fire</i>.<p>Just the word itself …

The Allman Brothers Band’s Last Stand

In a low, shy voice, he recalled the date – March 26th, 1969, in Jacksonville, Florida – when he first sang with the original lineup, started by his …

Hear Kurt Cobain's Mixtape from 1986, "Montage of Heck"

Lots of odd things turn up on the interwebs.<p>This time, someone has posted a mixtape made by Nirvana's Kurt Cobain — when he was 19. It's been around …

Jazz Guitar Corner: Five Introductory Jazz Guitar Tunes

When learning how to play jazz guitar, many of us know we need to learn scales, arpeggios and chords, but we are sometimes stuck when looking for …

Pink Floyd Premiere New Song, "Allons-Y (1)" — Listen

Pink Floyd have premiered another song from their new album, <i>The Endless River</i>, ahead of its November 10 release date.<p>You can hear "Allons-y (1)" …

The Untold Story of Bob Dylan’s ‘Basement Tapes’: Inside the New Issue

Forty-six years after <i>Rolling Stone</i> first alerted the world to the existence of Bob Dylan’s secret Basement Tapes sessions, the complete recordings …

17 Stylish DIYs That Will Help You Finally Feel Organized

Not an overstatement.<p>If you're struggling with storage space, organization, or just <i>need</i> a way to stop losing your keys once and for all, salvation is near. These DIY decor hacks will make your life so much easier, you'll wonder how you lived without them for so long. They're cheap, easy, and will …

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Tommy Tedesco Playing at The Musician's Institute

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Best apps for guitar tabs and chords

You may recall that I fancy myself a bit of a musician. I’ve been forcing my friends to listen to a variety of my musical endeavors for nearly two …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

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Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert Win Early CMA Awards on ‘Good Morning America’

The early bird gets the CMA trophy.<p>Early Wednesday morning, nearly twelve hours before the official kickoff of the 48th Annual CMA Awards, two awards …

Hear Paul McCartney’s Unreleased Wings Doodle ‘Love My Baby’

Paul McCartney has shared a previously unreleased Wings track recorded for the band’s 1974 TV documentary, <i>One Hand Clapping</i>. “Love My Baby” is a …

The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11

The greatest album Bob Dylan never intended to make – hours of blues, country, folk ballads and newly composed surrealism recorded as far off the …

Hear Velvet Underground’s Stripped-Back Live ‘I’m Waiting for the Man’

A casual-sounding live version of the Velvet Underground‘s “I’m Waiting for the Man,” which the group recorded at the San Francisco venue the Matrix …

Stream ‘The New Basement Tapes’ Featuring Elvis Costello and Jim James

The entirety of <i>Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes</i> – a collection of lyrics that Bob Dylan wrote during his legendary <i>Basement Tapes</i> sessions …

Blackberry Smoke Leave Zac Brown’s Label, Ink Rounder Deal for New Album

Blackberry Smoke have packed up their Gibson guitars and left Zac Brown’s Southern Ground label, joining the roster of Rounder Records just in time …

Tom Cruise's Colorado Mansion Is Still For Sale at $59 Million

The movie star's Colorado estate first went on the market in the fall of 2014.<p><b>Update, 9/12/2016:</b> Almost two years after initially putting his sprawling Telluride mansion up for sale, it looks like Tom Cruise still has no takers. According to the listing, Cruise has refused to drop his $59 million …

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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Expecting First Child

Jessica Biel is pregnant with her and husband Justin Timberlake‘s first child, according to Us Weekly. The pop singer and actress put an end to the …

5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When You Dust

It may feel like a losing battle, but there are a few tricks to keep that dust from coming back so quickly.<p>Dusting is one of my least favorite chores. It's such a thankless, neverending task. Whisk it away one weekend and, before the next weekend rolls around, your furniture is dust-covered once …