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Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' Leaks Online, Gets Immediately Removed

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huffingtonpost.com - EARLIER: Taylor Swift's "1989" is due out on Monday, and though we've only heard three official tracks, another song leaked online on Friday. "Blank Space" found its way to YouTube, and probably wo...

50 Cent, Sufjan Stevens To Perform At 'Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home For The Holidays' LGBT Benefit Concert

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huffingtonpost.com - In what's becoming a yuletide tradition, a number of megawatt stars will come together for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth as part of the "Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home ...

Levi The Poet streams lead single from 'Correspondence: A Fiction' - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Spoken word poet Levi The Poet (Levi Macallister) has debuted the lead single. "Chapter Three: The Great American Game," from his upcoming fourth studio album, Correspondence: A Fiction. You can gi...

What Happened When This Divorced Dad's Ex-Wife Played Matchmaker

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huffingtonpost.com - As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'l...

13-Year-Old Boy’s Act for Child Dying From Cancer Should Give You Hope in Troubled Times | Video

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theblaze.com - The selfless actions of Diego Torres, a 13-year-old boy from the Salt Lake City suburb of West Valley are inspiring dozens of others to follow his example. Torres saw a television report about anot...

When The Line Between Halloween & Real Life Terror Gets Blurred

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zerohedge.com - Taking inspiration from the fear of Ebola, AP reports that a Dallas-area man has stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his yard with yellow caution tape and crossed his door and windows...

Six-String Stories with Lee Malia of Bring Me The Horizon - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Lee Malia of Bring Me The Horizon talks about his first guitar, his inspirations, influences, playing style and more in part one of his APTV Six-String Stories guitarist profile with APTV Nashville...

Why Laura Poitras is the 'Most Badass Female Filmmaker' a

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indiewire.com - By Emily Buder | Indiewire October 11, 2014 at 3:34PM Edward Snowden is arguably the most famous whistleblower of the twenty-first century. For the first time ever, he bares all in Laura Poitras' "...

The Comparer's Prison 

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huffingtonpost.com - Typos are an interesting phenomenon, especially the ones we make over and over. I haven't done an empirical study, but my theory is we make the same typos as a way to talk to ourselves. I make the ...

The Pretty Reckless on art vs. commerce, hurricanes, thrift shopping, more - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Northwest correspondent Caity Babcock sits down with the Pretty Reckless to talk about art vs. commerce, creating music videos, singer Taylor Momsen’s experience with a hurricane and some of the tr...

William Gibson: The Future Will View Us "As a Joke"

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motherjones.com - For evidence that the sci-fi future is encroaching on the present, look no further than William Gibson's latest book, The Peripheral, which opens a mere decade or so from now and includes a cameo f...

Man Overboard – Passing Ends EP - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - Stopgap EPs can be a delicate matter that usually need to be handled with a certain amount of open-mindedness. Bands that are between albums take the chance to knock off a few songs, maybe try some...

'Honey Boo Boo' canceled amid sex offender scandal, report says

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foxnews.com - TLC has reportedly given “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” the boot after a report surfaced on Thursday claiming that June Shannon—aka Mama June—was dating a convicted child molester. "Supporting the heal...

Kiernan Shipka, Meg Ryan Board Teen Comedy ‘Fan Girl’

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deadline.com - Mad Men‘s Kiernan Shipka has been joined by Meg Ryan and Moonrise Kingdom‘s Kara Hayward in Fan Girl, about a 15-year-old post-Millennial teen who lives for making movies and idolizing her favorite...

Literally, WHAT Is Going On In One Direction's 'Steal My Girl' Music Video?

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huffingtonpost.com - One Direction just dropped a new music video for their hit track "Steal My Girl" and we have no idea what's going on it -- but it somehow works. The boys can be found on a movie set in the desert w...

Scary Kids Scaring Kids singer Tyson Stevens reportedly died from drug overdose - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - According to a new report from TMZ, Scary Kids Scaring Kids singer Tyson Stevens may have died from a drug overdose, “possibly heroin.” That is what his mother and girlfriend told police, TMZ repor...

'Nightcrawler' Is Media Criticism Disguised as a Thriller

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vice.com - Nightcrawler, the new Hollywood thriller, is essentially Network meets Drive. It's the story of Louis (an emaciated Jake Gyllenhaal) a down-and-out young nobody who finds himself swept up in the wo...

Our Doubt is Our Slavery - Divine Society

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divine-society.com - I just finished watching the movie Lucy. As the movie was coming to a close I came to so many realizations throughout the entire film. Such a burst of information consumed me that I felt so aware, ...

All Time Low to be featured in 'Fangirl' movie - Alternative Press

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altpress.com - According to a report from Deadline, All Time Low are set be featured in Meg Ryan's upcoming film, Fangirl, which they will both contribute to the soundtrack and appear in the movie as themselves. ...

The predictable belittling of Russell Brand begins.

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things-that-matter.net - I have been following Russell Brand for some time now. A few years ago, I read his book about his struggle with addiction titled “My Booky Wook.”  As someone who has dealt with their fair share of ...

The 5 Stages Of Watching "The Fault In Our Stars"

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Defining Feminism: Tumblr, Bra-Burners and Beyoncé 

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huffingtonpost.com - I've seen the blank stares. Eyebrows scrunch in confusion, lips purse and there's a hesitant pause. "You're a... feminist?" Let's break it down first: Feminism, as defined by Merriam-Webster, means...

The Darker Side of Jason Mraz

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motherjones.com - It was the early aughts and the American pop scene was closing out the chapter on a decade of boy bands. Singer-songwriters were up to bat, as John Mayer and Jack Johnson crooned their way up the c...

10 Toxic Relationships to Avoid

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divine-society.com - “All failed relationships hurt, but letting go of a toxic relationship is actually a gain, not a loss.” As youngsters we learn about sex education in grade school, the legality of marriage in our l...

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