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Joaquin Phoenix stars as Larry "Doc" Sportello, a private investigator with ...
Paul Thomas Anderson is the first to make a novel by reclusive author Thomas Pynchon into a film. He says he studied the book, about a stoner detective, intensely and treated it as his Bible.
"I started thinking about effects pedals as being like a palette with differ...
Be it an effects pedal or a hole stabbed in an amp, distortion and sound manipulation have long been part of rock 'n' roll's DNA.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is expected to announce its latest group of inductees this coming week. As usual, many legends will be snubbed.
Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Couch went to Guantanamo Bay to prosecute war criminals, but the brutal interrogations he saw there completely turned him against the process. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Couch.
A New York City corrections officer is on trial in federal court, charged with violating the civil rights of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who died after swallowing a packet of detergent used to clean jail cells.
Karen Dawisha's new book Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia shows how Russian president Vladimir Putin has enabled his cronies to become enormously wealthy under his kleptocratic rule.