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A New Book Reminds You That Debbie Harry Has Been Cool for More Than 40 Years

Four decades. That's how long Blondie—and therefore New York iconoclast Debbie Harry—have been a part of the American music scene. To mark the occasion, Blondie co-founder, guitarist, and photographer Chris Stein is releasing a tome chronicling the early days called Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk, out today.

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The Scandalous New Tennessee Williams Biography That's Heavy on Sex, Drugs, and Depravity

Choice quotes from John Lahr's juicy biography of the writer. read more
Tue, 09/23/14 AT 2:30PM
Culture & Trends

Scenes From the American Road

Photographer Alec Soth weighs in on four images from The Open Road, a new coffee-table book filled with some of the most compelling American road-trip photos ever taken. read more
September 2014
Culture & Trends

Band of Brothers: The Pop Life of Joel and Benji Madden

The inseparable twins are back, performing as the Madden Brothers and out to prove they're more than just the ghosts of rock stars past. read more
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Sex, Drugs, and Hors d'Oeuvres: A Brief Survey of Batshit Crazy Chef Memoirs

On the heels of Jesse Schenker's new tell-all (heroin and jail time included), we present a timeline of former bad boys—and a girl—who found salvation, and success, in the kitchen. read more
Fri, 09/12/14 AT 12:20PM
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Should You . . . See Fleetwood Mac?

We weigh the pros and cons of jumping on the reunion-tour bandwagon. read more
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Fall Preview: 18 Albums You'll Be Downloading Before Christmas

New releases will start flooding the airwaves between now and Halloween. Here are the best of the new breed, plus comebacks from the old guard. read more
Mon, 09/08/14 AT 3:15PM
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Q&A: Playwright Kenneth Lonergan Brings His Enduring Coming-of-Age, This Is Our Youth, to Broadway

On the enduring appeal of his seminal coming-of-age drama This Is Our Youth, which returns to Broadway on September 11. read more
Mon, 09/08/14 AT 11:30AM
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Writer James Ellroy Talks Bachelor Pads, Beethoven, and a Certain Mystery Woman

With the release of his latest novel, Perfidia (Knopf)—a pitch-black murder mystery set in World War II–era Los Angeles—the 66-year-old L.A. crime author shares his cultural obsessions. read more
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The Power of the Fake I.D.

On the heels of the release of his new book, writer Justin Taylor shares an unpublished coming-of-age story. read more
Tue, 08/19/14 AT 1:30PM
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