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From Billie Ellish to Hall& Oates: the best US summer festival lineups

Across America, this summer will bring with it a variety of genre-spanning live music events, featuring a range of diverse artists While US festivals have lately been earning less than rave reviews- with the ongoing fallout of Fyre festival, May’s logistical collapse of North Carolina’s alt-rock Epicenter festival and the heady visions of this August’s …

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‘Her tragedy is to look like me’: Jim Broadbent’s graphic novel

What does an Oscar-winning actor do with time on his hands? Team up with cartoonist Dix to tell the story of a vengeful 17 th-century peasant You may not think you know Dulle Griet but you probably do- she’s the breastplated peasant striding across a war-torn land towards the mouth of hell in one of …

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It’s time to talk about the menopause … and freedom at last | Eva Wiseman

An equalling out of sex hormones, a womans chance to explore her person-ness, the falling away of vanity Eva detects a gleaming glamour The menopause comes ,” says Kristin Scott Thomas’s character in Fleabag ,” and it is the most wonderful fucking thing in the world .” Despite a “crumbling” pelvic floor and a number …

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Paddington 2 review- Hugh Grant steals the show in sweet-natured and funny sequel

Grant is on top form as a cravat-wearing villain who frames Paddington for steal in a follow-up that lives up to Michael Bonds evergreen original Paddington 2 Paddington 2 review- Hugh Grant steals the show in sweet-natured and funny sequel 4/ 5 superstars Grant is on top form as a cravat-wearing villain who frames Paddington …

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How death get cool

The long read: The latest death tendency is a cross between hygge and Marie Kondo: a sign that dying well has become one of the defining obsessions of our times Last spring, at Green-Wood cemetery in Brooklyn, where the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is buried, another conceptual artist, Sophie Calle, launched an installation called Here Lie …

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Bruce Lee’s daughter on resurrecting his lost TV epic: ‘We righted the wrong’

Shannon Lee has finally induced the martial arts saga her parent dreamed up. She recollects the inner energy of the kung fu superstar Hollywood and Tarantino made a mockery of The legend that Shannon Lee grew up with goes like this. In 1971, when her father Bruce Lee was at the height of his Hollywood …

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Why I Just Can’t Quit Watching Reality Dating Shows

When Are You The One? returned to MTV this month for a seventh season, it did so with all the predictable tropes of the reality dating subgenre. There was Zak, the Toxic Relationship Addict. Kayla, the Guy-Crazy Romantic. Kwasi, the Muscled Egomaniac. Sam, the Independent Feminist. Tevin, the Too-Suave Pretty Boy. All were reductive archetypes; …

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Is it OK to post about weed on your Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook?

420 BLAZEIT SEND TWETE !!!Image: vicky leta/ mashable art team It’s 4/20 baby !!! It’s Saturday, you’re lit, brain perfectly calibrated to toasted, sparking your pleasure, blowing smoke rings so on point it feels criminal not to share on your Instagram story. But something stops you from posting. And it probably sounds like the voice …

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