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George Lucas vs. Chicago: Links You Need to See

What’s better than a really great long-read interview? A really great long-read interview that makes you contemplate the mortality of those you love most. Read that gem (which actually, in all seriousness, is a gem) and more in today’s links. … Read More

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Staff Picks: Flavorwire’s Favorite Cultural Things This Week

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Click through for our picks, and tell us what you’ve been loving in the comments. … Read More

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Nick Cannon Might Play Richard Pryor: Links You Need to See

In today’s links, we have stories on a troubled musical about a legendary rapper, the legacy of a legendary comedian, the anniversary of a legendary hip-hop album… and Jeff Goldblum. Whatever. … Read More

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“Everyone in the World Is Totally Nuts”: 16 Things We Learned From Nathan Fielder’s Reddit AMA

Canadian comedian (say that out loud, it’s fun) Nathan Fielder may be best known to the general public for his “Dumb Starbucks” prank to promote his show Nathan for You, but to his fans he’s one of the most under-appreciated comedians working today. At the start of Monday’s Reddit AMA, Fielder told fans, “We don’t only have to chat about the show though, we can chat about whatever. Because I’m super chill and easy going.” But even with all that “we don’t have to do what my publicist says” leeway, many fans actually did want to talk about the show — to learn how Fielder keeps a straight face when dealing with ridiculous characters, to understand what types of strangers are willing to participate in such a mysterious show, and mostly, how “real” certain scenes and episodes are. Read on for the highlights from Fielder’s AMA, Nathan for You-related and otherwise (unfortunately, he wouldn’t reveal which starter Pokémon he’d pick). … Read More

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Batgirl Gets a Makeover: Links You Need to See

Lupita is a consummate professional, Woody Guthrie’s journal could teach us all a whole lot about living life, and Batgirl and Channing Tatum both try out new looks, all in today’s links. … Read More

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Angelina Jolie Can Do Better: Links You Need to See

Head into the weekend with a new set of vocabulary skills, nostalgic Charlie Murphy videos, and a glimpse at Angelina Jolie’s newest film, all in today’s links. … Read More

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Laverne Cox Is Winning at Life: Links You Need to See

Laverne Cox breaks another glass ceiling, Topshop gets racist in the name of fashion, and Neko Case needs a sci-fi intervention, all in today’s links. … Read More

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Posh and Becks’ Wedding Album: Links You Need to See

Everyone’s favorite astronaut hits up Reddit, Brazil suffers from a collective jaw drop, and while we’re on the subject of soccer, a throwback photo of David Beckham as a knight in white satin, all in today’s links. … Read More

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For Flavorwire, the Future of Celebrity Op-Eds Is a Love Story

Where will you be in 20 seconds, 30 seconds, 50 seconds? Will you have clicked out of this link already?

Before I tell you my thoughts on the matter, you should know that you’re reading the opinion of an enthusiastic optimist: one of the few living souls in journalism who still believes that celebrity op-eds are not dying… they’re just coming alive. … Read More

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