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The 27 best TV shows of the past 20 years, according to Rotten Tomatoes users

The past 20 years have blessed us with some of the greatest television series of all time, but Rotten Tomatoes wanted to figure out what shows (mostly) everyone agrees on.<p>Rotten Tomatoes surveyed people to find out, and the results are both shocking and expected.<p>"Game of Thrones" tops the list, …

Entertainment

How David Lynch and Twin Peaks Honored One Final David Bowie Request

Lynch says the singer was embarrassed about his Fire Walk with Me performance.<p>As the closely guarded <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i> went into production, there was a slender hope from David Bowie fans that this season of television would offer up one more chance to see the iconic singer-actor—who appeared …

David Bowie

It’s a good thing we know nothing about Pennywise The Dancing Clown

There’s a scene in Stephen King’s <i>It</i>—the book—where the Losers’ Club creates a “smoke hole,” a method by which Native Americans were said to have …

Construction

Watch Solo Beatle John Lennon In Final Full Live Concert 45 Years Ago Today At Madison Square Garden [Video]

About one year after The Beatles broke up, John Lennon and his wife, the Japanese-born avant-garde artist Yoko Ono, moved from his native England to …

John Lennon

'Twin Peaks': A Closer Look at That Hidden Season 2 Callback

The series premiere of Showtime's 'Twin Peaks' revival included a surprising reference to the original series.<p><b>[Warning: This story contains spoilers</b> …

TV

99 “Twin Peaks” Facts That Will Blow Your Effing Mind

"My log has something to tell you."<p>When Lynch told him the title of the show, Badalemnti remarked, "David, that's something I read when I was in grammar school. You can't use that title!" Not much longer after that, the show became <i>Twin Peaks</i>.<p>The town of Twin Peaks actually had to be re-created and …

TV

Hear a Great 4-Hour Radio Documentary on the Life & Music of Jimi Hendrix: Features Rare Recordings & Interviews

The legacy of Jimi Hendrix’s estate has been in conflict in recent years. Since his father’s death in 2002, his siblings have squabbled over his …

Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon Get Dramatic in 'Turtle Soap Opera' Sketch on 'The Tonight Show'

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>Did you know Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon worked together back in the '90s on a soap opera called <i>In the Dusk of Night</i>?<p>Probably not, considering such show never existed, but the <i>Mad Men</i> actor and <i>The Tonight Show</i> host gave us an idea of what that would've looked like in a …

Warner Music

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Sloan self-reflected with charming power pop on One Chord To Another

<i>Permanent Records</i><i>is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most.</i><p>Whatever the holy grail secret is for a band to attain cult status, the …

Ringo Starr

Top 10 books about the Beatles

Paul McCartney’s biographer picks out the best work in a field that has often been marked by ‘leaden paragraphs overstuffed with show-offy facts’<p>Writing about the Beatles has saddled me with two heavy burdens. The first is that almost everyone considers themselves an expert on what the band’s …

Books

Why Paul McCartney Was A Way Better Beatle Than John Lennon

Paul McCartney (right) and John Lennon arrive with The Beatles at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on February 7, 1964.<p><b>IT’S A FACT:</b> …

Guitar

Remembering Bob Dylan and John Lennon's Drugged-Out Limo Ride

'Eat the Document' clip offers fascinating look at two legends' tense alliance<p>By May 1966, John Lennon and Bob Dylan had become the only serious …

Meet Rock's Historian: The Man Who Captured the '60s on film

<i>(Neil Young at his Laurel Canyon barn, circa 1969. Credit: Henry Diltz.)</i><p>If I had a time machine, I'd head for Laurel Canyon in the late 1960s.<p>At the time, Los Angeles' Laurel Canyon was world unto itself -- a desert collective, bursting with counter-culture creativity, a haven for the young and the …

The Young and the Restless

Jeremy Irons at your service as Alfred, a very different butler in 'Batman v Superman'

As long as there is a Batman, there will be an Alfred. And as the caped crusader transformed from Watusi-dancing crimefighter into a frightening vigilante, so did the caretaker of the cape and cowl. The first rotund, bowler-hatted Alfred introduced in the 1943 comic "Batman No. 16" would no doubt …

‘Rubber Soul’ Is 50: A Reappraisal Of The Beatles’ Coming Of Age Album

<i>Fifty years ago this month, The Beatles released their sixth UK album ‘Rubber Soul’. The album offered the first true glimpse of John, Paul, George</i> …

George Harrison

Neil Young And Crazy Horse – Live In Chicago 1976 – Backstage Weekend

<b>Neil Young – one of Rock n’ Roll‘s Greatest Song Writers – a fact.</b><p>Neil Young is arguably one of Rock n’ Roll’s greatest songwriters. With a catalog …

Batman's Must Read Stories

<b>*Click here to enjoy some appropriate music*</b><p>It's a good time to be Batman. Well, maybe not seeing as he's currently fighting to bring his son back to …

Comic Books

How Cameron Crowe Captured The Essence Of Led Zeppelin With ‘Almost Famous’

Cameron Crowe had a mission to merge his two loves in life: writing and music. Pursuing his literary and musical passions, Crowe began writing for the underground music publication <i>The Door</i> in his early teens under the tutelage of Lester Bangs, a writer and editor portrayed by Philip Seymour Hoffman …

WiFi, Toys, & Tequila — 11 Boutique Hotels With Awesome Free Amenities

In July, Spain-based Room Mate Hotels, (which figured out the magic of providing no-charge WiFi to guests back in 2005—two years before the iPhone …

Michael J Fox on Back to the Future fans: ‘The most genuine people I’ve met’

Actor and fellow cast members celebrate movie’s 30th anniversary with thousands of fans and draw parallels between its baddie and Donald Trump<p>The cast of time-travelling adventure Back to the Future have paid tribute to the thousands of fans who turned up – many of them in costume as skateboarding …

Michael J. Fox

Watermelon, Lime, and Tequila Frozen Cocktail

4 Servings<p>For best flavor, head to the farmers' market for peak-season fruit. Freeze in a single layer on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet until solid.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3½ cups watermelon pieces, frozen; plus wedges for serving (optional)<p>6 oz. tequila blanco<p>4 oz. simple syrup<p>2 oz. fresh …

Watermelon

The Dukes of Oxy: How a Band of Teen Wrestlers Built a Smuggling Empire

How a crew of hard-partying Florida teens cashed in on an epidemic and built a multimillion-dollar OxyContin smuggling ring<p>The gutted teddy bears …

How much Scientology is really in “The Master”?: Revisiting P.T. Anderson’s film in the wake of “Going Clear”

Anderson’s fictional group “The Cause” and Scientology do have quite a bit in common<p>When “The Master,” Paul Thomas Anderson’s cryptic opus about the relationship between enigmatic cult leader Lancaster Dodd (the late great Philip Seymour Hoffman) and his wayward disciple Freddie Quell (Joaquin …

Religion

An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the Sixties and Seventies Music Mecca

They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.<p><i>When I first came out</i> …

Joni Mitchell