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Butch Vig on the 25th Anniversary of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ and the ‘Mediocre’ State of Music

The legendary producer sat down at SXSW to discuss his production of the Nirvana classic, the Nirvana/Neil Young album that wasn’t, and much more.<p>He …

50 Awesome Music Movies

Some of the best pieces of cinema have been defined by music – whether they be biopics focusing on musical stars, movies starring musicians branching …

Scott Walker

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Self-improvement

Alexander Wang: Double Trouble

Alexander Wang usually starts his day with an anxiety attack. His panic is fleeting and contained, however, since there is no space allotted for it in a schedule that would dampen the palms of a seasoned air-traffic controller. On this afternoon in late May, for instance, Wang is in Paris, in the …

'Straight Outta Compton' Costume Designer on the Challenges of Dressing N.W.A. in 2015

And why Kelli Jones thinks it's a good thing that fans are so analytical about the film's wardrobe details.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

SDCC: Comic-Con footage from Deadpool has leaked, watch it here

Last night 20th Century Fox offered up footage from two of its upcoming Marvel superhero movies in <b>Deadpool</b> and <b>X-Men: Apocalypse</b>, and as with Warner …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - new footage from Comic-Con

For those of you - and us - who can't afford a ticket/the days off work to go and visit San Diego Comic-Con, fear not. Footage from the event is …

Star Wars

Burt Bacharach interview: 'I never meant to hurt anyone'

As the songwriter's work is reimagined in a new London show, he talks to Nigel Farndale about the price of fame<p>Before I meet Burt Bacharachat his hotel in London, I sit in on rehearsals for a new show of his music, a montage arranged and performed by Kyle Riabko, a 27-year-old Canadian. Because …

Music

The Definitive Oral History of How Clueless Became an Iconic 90s Classic

On the 20th anniversary of the film, this excerpt from Jen Chaney’s new book features discussions with the film’s breakout stars and Hollywood veterans on the movie that became a fashion template and cultural touchstone.<p>In mid-July of 1995—when American culture was fixated on such matters as O. J. …

The Hulk: The Last Angry Man

T<p>he Hulk is sitting in a half-full subway car on a Monday afternoon, wearing thick-rimmed glasses, not taking up too much space, definitely not …

Comic Books

'Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks' Gives a Window Into Basquiat's Mind At Its Most Relaxed

Last night’s opening reception (April 1) for “Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks” made one notion abundantly clear: the Brooklyn Museum is at its best when its exhibitions offer a unique lens into looking at the work of a legendary artist. The show displays Jean-Michel Basquiat’s rarely seen …

Neil Gaiman: ‘Terry Pratchett isn’t jolly. He’s angry’

I want to tell you about my friend Terry Pratchett, and it’s not easy. I’m going to tell you something you may not know. Some people have encountered an affable man with a beard and a hat. They believe they have met Sir Terry Pratchett. They have not.<p>Science fiction conventions often give you …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Cozy Ribbed Scarf Pattern

A Candid Memoir From Comedian Amy Poehler? 'Yes Please'

When comedian Amy Poehler was in her 20s, she read her boyfriend's journal and found out that he didn't think she was pretty.<p>"It was almost like an itch being scratched, which was, 'Aha! I knew that you didn't think I was pretty!' ... And then it was followed by a real crash because ... my ego was …

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch

<i>How Apple’s under-the-radar design genius, Jonathan Ive, has found the way to our hearts.</i><p>I first catch sight of Jony Ive across the Apple campus, in a plain Dodger-blue T-shirt and white painter’s pants, in conversation, nodding. The head Apple designer, who brought you the iMac and the iPad and …