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What Does It Take to Break the Athlete's Code of Silence? AP Images

What Does It Take to Break the Athlete's Code of Silence?

Sports has an unwritten "no snitching" rule, but it comes at a price.

Can 'Think Like a Man' Revive the Romantic Comedy? Sony

Can 'Think Like a Man' Revive the Romantic Comedy?

The genre's fallen into a formulaic rut, but this past weekend's box-office hit offers a different kind of story.

Rakim: 'We Need a Few More Kanyes' Wikicommons

Rakim: 'We Need a Few More Kanyes'

Talking with the rap legend about the state of hip-hop today, how state of hip-hop when he started—and how he ended up living in suburban Connecticut

For Kristen Wiig, an Uncharted Path From 'SNL' to Movie Stardom AP Images

For Kristen Wiig, an Uncharted Path From 'SNL' to Movie Stardom

Female castmembers from Jan Hooks to Rachel Dratch have had a hard time finding big film roles after leaving the show.

How TV Fell in Love With Marijuana Fox

How TV Fell in Love With Marijuana

It's come a long way from "Just Say No."

How On-Demand Is Redefining the Film Festival Tribeca

How On-Demand Is Redefining the Film Festival

Tribeca's embrace of home viewing shows that movie premieres don't have to be tied to one location.

Fenway Park's Unlikely 100th Birthday Reuters

Fenway Park's Unlikely 100th Birthday

The Red Sox's ballpark is hailed as a national landmark today, but 50 years ago it was almost torn down.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Movies Based on Self-Help Books* Sony
Dan Clowes, Author of 'Ghost World,' Has One Rule for Writing Dialogue Abrams

Dan Clowes, Author of 'Ghost World,' Has One Rule for Writing Dialogue

A conversation with the influential cartoonist about his new, career-spanning anthology

Museums Want to Entertain You (and That's Not a Bad Thing) Bob Greenspan

Museums Want to Entertain You (and That's Not a Bad Thing)

A new exhibition at the Nelson-Atkins in Kansas City uses technology without going too far.

The Strange, Tense Power of Talking Heads' 'Fear of Music' AP Images

The Strange, Tense Power of Talking Heads' 'Fear of Music'

Jonathan Lethem's new book celebrates the band's transitional, apocalyptic 1979 album.

The Self-Made Man: How Stephen Elliott Writes His Life AP Images

The Self-Made Man: How Stephen Elliott Writes His Life

The Rumpus founder has built a career telling stories about his difficult childhood. What happens when he grows up?

Why LeBron James Should Be This Year's NBA MVP AP Images

Why LeBron James Should Be This Year's NBA MVP

He's having the best season of his career—but some people can't get past his arrogant reputation.

Hologram Tupac Was Inevitable AV Concepts

Hologram Tupac Was Inevitable

The rapper's high-tech resurrection at Coachella this past weekend embodied what Shakur has become in death.

Why 'Blue Like Jazz' Won't Save Christian Cinema Roadside

Why 'Blue Like Jazz' Won't Save Christian Cinema

The Kickstarter sensation tries to show an authentic struggle with belief in God, but can't commit.

Did Humans Invent Music? Shutterstock / Eric Isselée

Did Humans Invent Music?

Two scientists debate whether the capacity to make and enjoy songs came from biological evolution—or from the advent of civilization.

Has Kindle Killed the Book Cover? AP Images

Has Kindle Killed the Book Cover?

How designers are responding to e-readers

'Roger Isn't Who I Am': An Interview With John Slattery of 'Mad Men' AMC

'Roger Isn't Who I Am': An Interview With John Slattery of 'Mad Men'

The actor, who directed this week's episode of the Emmy-winning show, on what it's like to play Roger Sterling

Can Guys Watch 'Girls'? HBO

Can Guys Watch 'Girls'?

Yes. And they can also watch "New Girl," "Two Broke Girls," and most of the other female-centric comedies on TV today.

Will Lacrosse Ever Go Mainstream? AP Images

Will Lacrosse Ever Go Mainstream?

A look at what it takes for a sport to break through

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