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Past articles by Alex:

David Bowie: His Life in Pictures

On Jan. 10, 2016, we were hit with an unpleasant reality: A world without David Bowie. The legendary musician died at 69 after a long battle with cancer; here, we reflect on his singular life with some of its most indelible images → Read More

39 Celebrity Yearbook Photos That Are Too Good to Miss

Well before the paparazzi, these A-listers smiled big for another important photograph: Their school portrait → Read More

15 of Betty White's Best (and Funniest!) Quotes

Betty White passed away Dec. 31, just weeks shy of her 100th birthday. Look back at her incredible life with this roundup of some of her best quotes, collected in honor of her 95th birthday in 2017. Betty White is one of the most universally beloved celebrities out there. How beloved? Well, in the waning days of 2016, a few weeks before her 95th birthday, a group of concerned citizens started a… → Read More

How Armistice Day Became Veterans Day, and Who Helped Make That Happen

Veterans Day has had an odd history, and its modern celebration can be traced to a veteran named Raymond Weeks. → Read More

A Brief History of Winnie the Pooh on His National Holiday

National Winnie the Pooh Day is Jan. 18 — let's take a look back at the iconic character → Read More

Remembering David Bowie's Life in Pictures on What Would Have Been His 74th Birthday

On Jan. 11, 2016, we woke up to an unpleasant reality: A world without David Bowie. The legendary musician died at 69 after a long battle with cancer; here, we reflect on his singular life with some of its most indelible images on what would have been his 74th birthday → Read More

The Top 10 Irish Musicians of All Time, in Honor of St. Patrick's Day

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Billboard compiled the top 10 Irish musicians and ranked them according to their presence on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Born, raised and/or formed in Ireland, these are the top 10 Irish artists of all time. Fronted by Phil Lynott, these rockers had their biggest chart success with “The Boys Are Back in Town,” which went to No. 12 on the Hot 100 in 1976. The Irish… → Read More

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Friday the 13th?

Which pop star considers 13 their lucky number? → Read More

14 Music Greats Who Died Mysterious Deaths

From Jim Morrison to Biggie and Tupac, there's a long line of musicians who've shuffled off the mortal coil under less-than-clear circumstances → Read More

9 Pieces of Friday the 13th Trivia to Help You Through this Accursed Day

Including which U.S. city is most superstitious about the 13th floor → Read More

John Prine: The Grammys Catch Up to a Genius Songwriter (Again)

John Prine's career has typically been made around the margins of country music, but last year's Tree of Forgiveness is the hit of his career, up for two Grammys this year → Read More

A Complete History of Chris Brown's Legal Troubles

Brown has continuously been involved in various brawls and legal struggles since 2009 → Read More

From Black Panther to Deadpool and Beyond: A Brief History of Superhero Movies at Awards Shows

With Black Panther up for a best picture Golden Globe, let's take a look back at the history of superhero films at awards shows → Read More

14 of the Wildest, Most Memorable Golden Globe Awards Moments Ever

The Golden Globes consistently provide us with fun moments that more sedate awards shows can't touch → Read More

Life Behind the Beard: Professional Santas Tell All About Their Jobs

It takes a special kind of man to step into that suit → Read More

Literally Everything You Could Ever Want to Know About Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'

Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has become a new Christmas standard. Here, we delve into just how that happened. → Read More

PHOTOS: See Past U.S. Presidents with the Turkeys They've 'Pardoned'

The tradition of 'pardoning' a turkey dates back to Abraham Lincoln. Here, pics of presidents with their grateful birds → Read More

The Many, Many Musicians Who Have Told Politicians to Stop Using Their Songs

Rihanna and Pharrell Williams join a long lineage who’ve refused to let politicians rock in the free world to their tunes → Read More

Fentanyl: Drug That Killed Mac Miller, Prince and Tom Petty Has Long History of Abuse

Fentanyl is 80 times as potent as morphine and hundreds of times more potent than heroin → Read More

The Kardashian and Jenner Family's History of Cars as Gifts

The Kardashian/Jenner family has a long history of being generous to others — and themselves — with cars → Read More