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Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth....
For 30 years, the band Sonic Youth had, as its core, its two main vocalists: Thurston Moore on guitar, Kim Gordon on bass. They were indie rock's power couple — a shining example of love and loyalty...
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On Feb. 10, police in the city of Pasco, Wash., shot and killed Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who had been throwing rocks at motorists. The shooting and prompted protests locally and internationally. NPR'...
Lead Belly....
The story of Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter reads like a parody of the brutal bluesman biography: Kill a man, go to prison — twice — then appeal for a pardon in a song. According to the legend, Lead...
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"Jennifer In Paradise," a photo of Jennifer Walters in Bora Bora in August 1...
This week, the photo editing software Adobe Photoshop turned 25 years old. The program is an industry juggernaut — so famous that the word "Photoshop" has come to be synonymous with image...
More than $1 billion worth of cargo passes through the ports of Los Angeles ...
Shipping companies and dock workers reached a tentative deal Friday night after labor disputes jammed the movement of cargo in and out of ports up and down the West Coast.From a bluff in San Pedro...
In "Road to Hell," Wild Tales' third story, Walter Donado plays a man who ge...
The six stories in Relatos salvajes, or Wild Tales, are unrelated adventures — but the Spanish-language anthology, which is up for best foreign language film at the Oscars Sunday, is united by rage....
The raft sequences in Unbroken were filmed on a giant tank of water in Austr...
Like many of the "technical" Academy Awards, the sound editing category has long been dominated by men.But a woman was nominated this year — just the fifth woman ever in the 30 or so years the sound...