An overdue love letter to the extraordinary meta gangster movie
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The demure look returning to runways this year once sparked a cultural uprising as it edged out the mini and angered feminists.
Come for the infant abduction, stay for the yodeling.
The NFL already knew that he'd hit his wife. Only now did it become expedient for the league to suspend him.
The project, created by a professor of the digital humanities, is nerdy and eeeeeeeexcellent.
What titles most shaped the site's readers? Harry Potter, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Lord of the Rings—and the Bible.
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Once blackballed by Johnny Carson and shunned by the industry, the indefatigable comedian reclaimed her spot on the Red Carpet through pure grit.
Despite Bud Selig's claims, the success of underdogs in this year's MLB playoff race is a fluke.
The comedian, in her career and her life, refused to give up—and to give in.
A member of an influential illustration clique that defined the hippy era, John Alcorn is being rediscovered.
Stuck in a home-run drought, the sport has become more boring than ever. Don't just blame steroids. Blame the new strike zone—and the cameras enforcing it.
Loopholes in a proposed settlement with former players shift costs away from the $9 billion-a-year industry that profited as athletes suffered head trauma, and toward the public.
Readers might think nonfiction books are the most reliable media sources there are. But accuracy scandals haven't reformed an industry that faces no big repercussions for errors.