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The 50 Best Albums of 2007 | Pitchfork

• World Village<p>Aman Iman: Water Is Life<p>50<p>It’s easy to get caught up in the story of Tinariwen: They descend from some of the world’s last truly nomadic peoples-- the Kel Tamashek or Tuareg-- and formed in a refugee camp. But the narrative is just background, a conversation piece that’s not necessary …

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Celebrities Who Have Been Banned from Other Countries

If even Beyoncé can be banned, no one is safe.<p>Sometimes celebrities' find that they aren't loved <i>all</i> over the world. Here are 17 celebs who have been banned from different countries.<p>Katy Perry, China<p>Selena Gomez, China<p>Kesha, Malaysia<p>Paris Hilton, Japan<p>Miley Cyrus, China<p>Justin Bieber, China<p>Beyoncé, …

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No, Lena Dunham Isn't A Sexual Molester. She's The Victim Of A Depressingly Familiar Internet Backlash Against Successful Women

There’s this fun game that people seem to enjoy playing on the internet. It’s called: ‘let’s take something completely out of context and form a hate …

Feminism

Children’s author accuses John Lewis of ‘helping themselves’ to ideas from his book

Did John Lewis rip off 'Mr Underbed'<p>Award-winning children’s author Chris Riddell has accused John Lewis of plagiarising elements of one of his books …

Grenfell Tower final death toll: police say 71 people died in fire

Officers say they have recovered and identified the final two bodies from the tower and do not expect to find any more<p>The Grenfell tower fire took the lives of 71 people in all, police have said, after recovering what they believe to be the last of the bodies.<p>Officers investigating the disaster …

Grenfell Tower

Scepticism persists over Grenfell death toll despite Met's final figure

Rumours about hundreds of victims quickly took hold after blaze, and mistrust of officials remains potent<p>In the fraught days after the Grenfell Tower fire in June, controversy over the official number of dead worsened already tense relations between officials and residents.<p>A day after the fire, the …

Grenfell Tower

Does Lily Allen Have Anything Else To Say About The Grenfell Tower Fire Now?

Back in June a devastating fire gripped the 24-storey Grenfell residential tower in London. The horrifying images of the inferno and subsequent …

Atheism

Rising star Ebenezer drops the visual for “Ask Around”

The video for "Ask Around" is directed by Bafic (Neneh Cherry, Mabel, Lily Allen) and follows Ebenezer on a night out with his friends through a fly …

Music (UK)

A top ad exec explains why John Lewis adverts actually make us cry

And how they go about avoiding a Kendall Jenner Pepsi disaster...<p><i>Words by Victoria Fell</i><p>‘Tis officially the season, thanks to the release of the John …

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With Elbow and The Beatles, John Lewis have played it safe with their Christmas Advert song - review

The speculation began on Wednesday morning. Two days before the John Lewis Christmas advertisement was released on to YouTube and into the hearts of a public filled with the vague dread of November, people were wondering what the soundtrack would be – and with increasing ridicule. Jessie Ware …

John Lewis Christmas Advert Song: Elbow’s ‘Golden Slumbers’ Cover To Appear On New ‘Best Of…’ Album

Guy Garvey is delivering the goods 🙌<p>The tracks accompanying John Lewis’s Christmas adverts often go on to achieve huge chart success and we have a …

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25 Top Feminist Anthems

Feminist anthems call in all shapes and sizes, from the riot grrrl hard-hitters to pop radio chart-toppers. The lyrics don't have to read like Judith …

Music

Taylor Swift & Diplo Feud Is Getting Intense On Twitter, So Fans Are Firing Back

Taylor Swift is no stranger to headline grabbing feuds, but before a new beef gains much momentum, Diplo is attempting to shut it all down. Buzz of a …

Taylor Swift

The Best John Lewis Christmas Adverts Of All Time

The <b>John Lewis Christmas advert</b> signals the official start of Christmas. For most, anyway. The phenomenon of the big budget, tear-jerking, totes emosh …

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Lily Allen Announces 'Uncomfortable, Shocking' Memoir

A new album isn't the only thing Lily Allen has coming next year.<p>The singer has signed a deal with Blink to publish a memoir in 2018 and it sounds …

Lily Allen Penning 'Shocking and Brutal' Memoir

"It won’t be written with shame. It will be true," singer says of fall 2018 book<p>British singer Lily Allen will reflect on her music, career and …

Music

Lily Allen To Release Autobiography

It's set to be published next year...<b>Lily Allen</b> is set to publish her autobiography next year.The singer's last album 'Sheezus' arrived in 2014, …

Dear Lily Allen, Thank You For Everything.

I’d best describe my current state as “alright, still…”<p><i>Dear Lily,</i><p><i>I hope all is well. To borrow a lyric from Prince’s “1999,” I was dreamin’ when I</i> …

John Lewis Christmas adverts: watch and rank them all

The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching which means one thing for excited Brits - the John Lewis Christmas advert.<p>A young boy and his imaginary monster under the bed have today been revealed as the stars of 2017's eagerly anticipated campaign, which marks a return to the tearjerkers …

Christmas

Gene Weingarten: He was searching for a column idea. He found a third nipple.

Columnists — particularly humor columnists — are desperate folk. Under the constant tyranny of deadlines, frantically hunting for something to write about, they will shamelessly mine their own lives — anything to find 700 words. To get a cheap laugh, the most pathetic of them will readily forfeit …

Lifestyle

GIRLI Is Using Pop Music To Create A Massive Shift In How We Talk About Gender

The U.K. turns out a kind of female pop star that is uniquely different from those in the U.S. From Kate Bush to the Spice Girls to Lily Allen to …

Feminism

It Ain’t That Deep Either Way: This Month In Pop With Anna Cafolla

How does it make you feel? Does it make you dance? Does it make you cry? Anna Cafolla brings us October's pop, with Willow Smith, Tegan & Sara, …

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Lily Allen's Memoir Will Break Your Heart

Lily Allen has never been one to hide behind her feelings. The British singer, who launched her career in 2006 with <i>Alright, Still</i>, has been vocal …

Celebrity News

13 celebrities whose costumes caused controversy

Choosing an appropriate Halloween costume can be tricky. You want to go as something fun and original, but also something recognizable. However, the one thing you want to avoid is wearing a costume that is deemed offensive or insensitive.<p>Sometimes celebrities aren't too concerned about that last …

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Why Is It That When A Woman Talks About The Complications Of Casual Sex In 2014, She’s Made To Feel Ashamed?

Is Jenni Murray a feminist? A journalist? Or a slut-shaming misogynist who thinks lying is better than telling the truth?<p>If you’re under 30 you …

Feminism

What Advocates Can Learn From the Successes—and Shortcomings—of #MeToo

How do you create an impromptu campaign against sexual violence? Just ask Alyssa Milano.“If all the women who have been sexually harassed or …

Feminism

This is when the John Lewis Christmas advert will be released

Sharpie it in your diaries: festivities are coming!<p>There are certain things at Christmas that are a given – you'll hear Mariah Carey on repeat, every …

Christmas

50 Celebrities Who Opened Up About Their Miscarriages

These public figures spoke out and showed other women they're not alone.<p>At least 10 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage, according to estimates from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Mayo Clinic. But one 2015 survey found that 55 percent of responders …

Parenting

You Can Now Watch Every ‘Rage’ Playlist From The Last 20 Years Online

Back in May, we introduced you to a spiffy new app called ‘Rageaholic’, which allows you to easily search and play every single <i>Rage</i> playlist from the …

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Beck's New Album Is Perfect for a Really Weird Car Commercial

The prolific songwriter is ready for his pop radio phase on Colors.<p>If humanity were wiped out tomorrow afternoon, Beck would still be around that night rhyming Jiu Jitsu with Shih Tzu into a studio microphone somewhere. He can survive anything—any trend, any era, any experiment, any industry pivot. …

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