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Adele’s “Hello” As You’ve Never Heard It

Adele’s “Hello” and the album it came from, “25”, have been breaking records around the world. And the singer has shown that it is still possible to sell large volumes of albums even when there are plenty of legal (and illegal) ways to get your hands on music. But of course with any popular song […]

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Birdman Triumphs, Gaga Wows at 87th Academy Awards

View image | gettyimages.com News of last night’s Oscars are all over the social media feeds this morning. Birdman directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu was one of the big successes, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay (which was co-written by Inarritu). Julianne Moore got Best Actress for Still Alice and Eddie Redmayne got Best Actor for playing […]

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John Travolta, You Had One Job …

The splutteriest funny moments are the ones which were never intended, such as John Travolta’s inexplicable corruption of singer Irina Medzel’s name at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, when he introduced her as “Adele Dazeem”. Should have gone to Specsavers, John. Now, we can all experience ‘Travoltification’ thanks to a new tool on slate.com: […]

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