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THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN by Russell Brand, Chris Riddell

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kirkusreviews.com - The well-known legend is brought to life once more by one of the U.K.'s most famed comics.  Everyone knows the story of the Pied Piper, and it would be an easy cash-in for any celebrity to regurgit...

On Stage | Derren Brown

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derrenbrown.co.uk - Derren’s touring show from 2009/10, which played to packed houses across the UK and at the Adelphi Theatre, London. Treats included: The Spirit Cabinet, zombified audience members, and something of...

LIVE NOW: Ferguson, where do we go from here?

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blog.amnestyusa.org - Watch this powerful conversation between activists and leaders from Ferguson, St. Louis, and beyond about next steps for the movement for human rights and accountability. The 4 recorded live stream...

See the World Series Performance of ‘God Bless America’ That Left Many Fans Scratching Their Heads | Video

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theblaze.com - The performance of “God Bless America” by Master Sergeant Jennifer Sherman during Game 7 of the World Series left many fans puzzled. Sherman’s rendition on the classic American song, coming just da...

Craig Aaronson (A&R for My Chemical Romance, Jimmy Eat World, the Used, more) has passed away - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - We have received official word that longtime music industry executive Craig Aaronson passed away earlier today at around 1:00 p.m. PDT, after a long fight with cancer. (photo: taken from My Chemica...

Small town sends armored vehicle, 24 officers to collect debt from 75-year-old — RT USA

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rt.com - An armored military vehicle and 24 armed police officers: That’s what the sheriff’s department in a small Wisconsin town used to collect a civil judgement from a 75-year-old man, who has filed a $4...

Walmart Was Offering A Special 'Fat Girl Costumes' Section In Its Online Store

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huffingtonpost.com - Walmart has everyone's Halloween needs covered this year -- especially if you happen to fall into the category known as "fat girl." No, we're not kidding, though we wish we were. Until just after 1...

Alternative Press

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altpress.com - We have received official word that longtime music industry executive Craig Aaronson passed away earlier today at around 1:00 p.m. PDT, after a long fight with brain cancer. (photo: taken from My C...

What Activists Need to Know About Video Archiving and Preservation

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blog.witness.org - This month we are pleased to be releasing three new videos that talk about video archiving and preservation. Why it’s important for activists, and what you need to know to preserve your videos. [pu...

Miss Fortune frontman jailed on charges of domestic abuse; band dropped by Sumerian Records - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Earlier this evening, Miss Fortune revealed through their official Facebook page that frontman Mikey Sawyer had been arrested on charges of domestic assault, therefore forcing the band to drop off ...

Start Asking for It 

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huffingtonpost.com - Growing up, hearing "You asked for it!" usually indicated you were about to receive some kind of punishment for something. You were in trouble. You got a little too careless or cocky. You were a li...

Trespassers sign to Spartan Records, re-release debut EP - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Syracuse, NY-based alternative emo rockers Trespassers have signed with Spartan Records, who have re-released the band's debut EP, No Turning Back. “We wanted these songs to hit heavier than anythi...

Kittyhawk - Hello, Again - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - This debut from Chicago's Kittyhawk definitely brings their emo forebears in Rainer Maria to mind, as well as the sugar-sweet sounds of the mainly forgotten but always excellent Ida. Some serious n...

27 Pictures Only "Harry Potter" Fans Will Think Are Funny

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News from The Associated Press

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hosted.ap.org - SALT LAKE CTIY (AP) -- A Utah couple and their three children found dead in their home last month were likely poisoned, their bodies found together in a locked room with cups next to each of them, ...

Secret Service Agents Pay a Visit to Anti-Obama Artist Sabo — and the Entire Exchange Is Captured on Video | Video

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theblaze.com - His artwork is many times controversial and political in nature. His Twitter feed is uncensored and some argue his comments can go too far. In fact, a few of Sabo’s recent tweets struck a nerve and...

Drunk 'zombie' arrested for DWI two times within three hours — RT USA

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rt.com - A New York woman ended up showing off her Halloween costume to the police this week after she was arrested for drunk driving while donning “zombie” make-up. The publically available mugshot taken o...

ABC, NBC Skip Midterms; Spend Time Attacking Christie for Flying ‘Off the Handle’ at Heckler

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mrc.org - ABC and NBC failed to cover the upcoming midterm elections during their Wednesday evening broadcasts, but instead devoted over three-and-a-half minutes to going after New Jersey Governor Chris Chri...

Zooming out from iconic album covers to see the bigger picture - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Aptitude, a digital agency in the U.K., have released these tweaked images that give you a bigger-picture, zoomed-out look at the artwork from iconic albums. Below, you can see what’s going on in t...

3 Ways You Can Promote Inclusiveness This Halloween 

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huffingtonpost.com - This Halloween, it's time for us to ditch the kimono, the sari and the mariachi suit. During the beginning of my senior year, my school decided to host a "Cowboys and Indians" dress up day event as...

Man, Woman Wanted in Queen Village Shooting | News

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phillymag.com - Philadelphia police are looking for two people accused of shooting a man on the 100 block of Carpenter Street in Queen Village. Cops say the man was walking toward Second Street when he was approac...

The AP Poll - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Your favorite band are your favorite band for a reason: You find solace in the music they create, the views they stand for, the things they’ve accomplished and so much more. Fans have certain desir...

Copwatcher Sues After NYPD Assaults, Strip Searches Him for Filming

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theantimedia.org - (TheAntiMedia) NEW YORK, NY- Jose LaSalle, a Bronx man and founder of the Copwatch Patrol Unit, is suing the NYPD after police assaulted him for filming. On September 28th, he was “patrolling” when...

Guidestoned 2014 Documentary Kickstarter - disinformation

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disinfo.com - “Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.” – Oscar Wilde Over the past 2 years some fellow filmmakers and I have...

25 Awkward Moments Every Girl Understands

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buzzfeed.com - today im wearing a nice dark shade of exhaustion under my eyes

News from The Associated Press

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hosted.ap.org - ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) -- A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a b...

APTV Exclusive: Halloween Makeup Tutorials with New Years Day - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Vocalist Ash Costello and guitarist Nikki Misery of New Years Day show you how to acheive their stage and everyday looks (Living Dead Girl and Living Dead Boy, respectively) in our APTV-exclusive m...

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