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10 Essential Horror Films for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day, otherwise known as a day of heteronormative displays of affection mass-produced by a corporate giant, is upon us. If you side with the anti-Valentine camp, eschew the Hallmark holiday sentiment by watching these horror films featuring bad romances, bloody sexcapades, and twisted love stories.
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The Best David Bowie Street Art Tributes Around the World

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This week marked the month anniversary of the death of David Bowie. The music world and fans of the artist continue to honor to his legacy and vision, sharing stories, music, and artworks in his memory. Murals and street art tributes have been popping up in locations across the world. We highlight some of the best, captured by passersby and the artists themselves. Feel free to share any significant street art tributes we missed in the comments.
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Kanye West’s ‘Yeezy Season 3’ Launch Proves Fashion and Hip-Hop Are Closer Analogues Than You Might Think

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Kanye day came, and Kanye day went. The Madison Square Garden-sized event, billed as the presentation of his third collection with Adidas and the listening party for his new album, The Life of Pablo, was broadcast live on TIDAL, to what the service claims was some 20 million viewers. The show featured more than 50 models and 1,200 extras. Veronica Webb & Naomi Campbell both stalked the Vanessa Beecroft exhibit in floor-length black furs. Just as New York Fashion Week was beginning to ramp up, Madison Square Garden had become the epicenter of the collision between fashion and hip-hop cultures.
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David Byrne Blames Social Media for Trump’s Political Rise

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With an election where one candidate is a 74 year old Jew who, unlike so many others, doesn’t shy away from the word “revolution” — but who people accuse of idealism; where another candidate could set an important precedent by becoming the first woman president — but who people accuse of defeatist pragmatism; where another candidate is a fascistic reality TV star and real estate tycoon looking after his best interests and another is one of the most terrifyingly fervent evangelicals we’ve seen make it this far in a modern election — everyone seems to be growing increasingly engaged.
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The Story Behind “Her Story,” a Trans, Queer Romance That’s Perfect for Valentine’s Day

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Neither Laura Zak nor Jen Richards are particular fans of romantic comedies. But in “Her Story,” the six-episode web series of which they’re both co-writers and co-stars, that’s exactly what they’ve created. “Her Story,” released in late January, lays out a familiar narrative: two attractive, young city dwellers meet and fall for each other, overcoming an obstacle or three between their meet-cute and their happy ending.
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Young Thug modeling clothes from Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 collection at Madison Square Garden.

Kanye West’s ‘Yeezy Season 3’ Launch Proves Fashion and Hip-Hop Are Closer Analogues Than You Might Think

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Kanye day came, and Kanye day went. The Madison Square Garden-sized event, billed as the presentation of his third collection with Adidas and the listening party for his new album, The Life of Pablo, was broadcast live on TIDAL, to what the service claims was some 20 million viewers. The show featured more than 50 models and 1,200 extras. Veronica Webb & Naomi Campbell both stalked the Vanessa Beecroft exhibit in floor-length black furs. Just as New York Fashion Week was beginning to ramp up, Madison Square Garden had become the epicenter of the collision between fashion and hip-hop cultures.
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The Most Outlandish Onscreen Explanations and Revisions of Historical Events

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This coming Monday, the world — or whatever part of the world has decided there’s no fighting James Franco’s ubiquity, and that everyone might as well give into it — will get to log into Hulu, watch 11.22.63 and see Franco as a high school teacher who (if the series is anything like the Stephen King book on which it’s based) travels through a portal in a diner and, instead of eggs, gets to stop the assassination of John F. Kennedy.  
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