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Recent articles by Alex:

The Unfair and Ridiculous Reasons Black Cats Are Considered Unlucky

A variety of folk legends and superstitions combined over hundreds of years make life very difficult for black felines → Read More

Marilyn Monroe: Popularly Attributed Misquotes

If you can’t quote Monroe at her worst, you don’t deserve her at her best → Read More

Long Time: Tom Scholz, The Pop Rock Genius Behind Boston, Talks New Tour with Joan Jett

Forty-plus years into his career as a musician, Boston’s Tom Scholz refuses to slow down or compromise → Read More

Lisa Loeb: Singer Starts Residency at New York's Cafe Carlyle

Lisa Loeb is about to begin a residency at New York’s Cafe Carlyle, on the heels of her most recent album, Feel What U Feel → Read More

Hudson: New Jazz Group Features Jack DeJohnette and John Scofield Covering Dylan and Hendrix

Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Joni Mitchell get jazz-ified by Hudson, a new collective comprised of legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette, guitarist John Scofield and Medeski Martin & Wood's John Medeski. → Read More

WATCH: Bulldog Gives Tour of Custom-Built Dog House

Eggnog the bulldog has a new custom house, with Amazon-controlled track lighting — jealous? → Read More

WATCH: Living Dinosaur Plays with Man's Best Friend

A baby emu harasses some basset hounds in this cute clip → Read More

What Does Getting a First Impression Rose Mean for a Bachelor or Bachelorette Contestants?

The Bachelor and Bachelorette's First Impression Rose doesn't always guarantee a fairy tale ending for those who receive it ... → Read More

How Six Other Countries Celebrate Mother’s Day

A brief look at how other countries celebrate Mother's Day → Read More

13 Fan Tattoos That Take Dedication to a Whole New Level

Katy Perry, Stephen Baldwin and more people who’ve declared their appreciation for something by getting it carved into their skin → Read More

Mother's Day: Anna Jarvis, Holiday's Founder, Fought Against It in Later Life

Mother’s Day founder Anna Jarvis worked tirelessly on behalf of the holiday she founded — and then, later, against it. → Read More

‘British Women Can’t Cook’ — Prince Philip’s 20 Greatest Gaffes!

Here's to 70 years of eye rolls from the Queen! → Read More

Nile Rodgers Talks Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction, Songwriting

Nile Rodgers gives a free-flowing interview on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his songwriting process and how getting older has changed his worldview → Read More

Lost Bill Evans Album Paints a Fuller Picture of Jazz’s Tragic Pianist

A new ‘lost’ live album from the Bill Evans Trio, On A Monday Evening, paints a fuller picture of one of jazz’s most tragic geniuses. → Read More

Thundercat: Making Jazz Fusion Cool Again

Bass phenom Thundercat talks about growing up in his musical family and where his career is headed → Read More

The Teletubbies Turn 20: 11 Things You Never Knew About the Children’s TV Phenomenon

Teletubbies launched March 31, 1997 — to celebrate, here’s a couple of things you might not have known about the famous children’s show → Read More

John Mayer and Katy Perry; Pop Songs Written About Exes

John Mayer has a new song, “Still Feel Like Your Man,” which he’s described as being explicitly about Katy Perry. Not only does it add to Mayer’s back catalog of breakup songs — see below — but it also adds to the modern canon of pop breakup songs we know are about certain people. Carly Simon’s decades-long tease about who’s at the center of “You’re So Vain” (or, well, the second verse, anyway)… → Read More

Beauty and the Beast Lyricist Addressed His Struggle with AIDS with the Musical’s Songs

Beauty and the Beast lyricist Howard Ashman used many of the musical's lyrics to address his own struggle with AIDS → Read More

Hillary Clinton Gets a Whiskey Named After Her As a ‘Tribute to Women in History’

Rodham Rye, so named for the former presidential candidate, is a new batch of limited-run whiskey from Washington, D.C. → Read More

10 Fantastically Bizarre Gong Show Clips to Celebrate Chuck Barris

The Gong Show is one of television history's most delightful oddities — here are 10 clips to celebrate Chuck Barris' finest moment → Read More