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The best websites and apps to keep track of your books, movies, music and video games

The best websites and apps to keep track of your books, movies, music and video games

photo: Christian Bertrand (Shutterstock) This week in the Guardian, author Rachel Sigee explored why so many of us turn to sites like Goodreads and Letterboxd to log our media consumption, and came up with an answer that seems obvious in hindsight: It’s dopamine. Yes, the same addictive brain chemicals that get our neurons firing every …

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Rock star Randy Bachman has found his beloved stolen guitar

Rock star Randy Bachman has found his beloved stolen guitar

TOKYO (AP) – Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman’s long search ended Friday when he was reunited with a prized guitar in Tokyo 45 years after it was stolen from a Toronto hotel. “My girlfriend is right there,” said Bachman, 78, a former member of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, as he was presented with …

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Attorney: Hussle lifted the neighborhood where he was gunned down

Attorney: Hussle lifted the neighborhood where he was gunned down

LOS ANGELES — Nipsey Hussle was a hip-hop star who was trying to establish his neighborhood with him until a friend down the street gunned him down, a prosecutor said in his closing arguments Thursday. “This man was different,” Los Angeles County Assistant District Attorney John McKinney told jurors, trying to humanize Hussle after two …

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FRANK ZAPPA’s recordings, song catalog and film archive are acquired by the UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

FRANK ZAPPA’s recordings, song catalog and film archive are acquired by the UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

Universal music group (UM), the world’s leading provider of music-based entertainment, today announced an agreement between moon, Dweezil, Ahmed and Diva Zappa (the Zappa trust) to acquire Frank Zappe‘s estate, including his extensive recordings, the release catalog of iconic songs, the film archive and all the contents of The Vault, the almost mythical repository housing …

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Ricky Martin hit out with a  million lawsuit from the former manager

Ricky Martin hit out with a $3 million lawsuit from the former manager

Ricky Martin has been hit with a $3 million lawsuit by his ex-manager Rebecca Drucker. Drucker – who worked with Martin from 2014 to 2018 and then again from 2020 to 2022 – is suing the Latin music icon, 50, for unpaid commissions, according to legal documents filed in Los Angeles Central District Court on …

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Eric Holder, man accused of Nipsey Hussle murder beaten up in prison: report

Eric Holder, man accused of Nipsey Hussle murder beaten up in prison: report

The man charged with the murder of rapper Nipsey Hussle was not in court Tuesday after being beaten in jail, a report said. Eric Holder, 32, was attacked by two inmates after he was brought back to the facility around 4pm Monday after leaving court, his public defender Aaron Jansen told Rolling Stone. Jansen said …

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We have to talk about the wildest scene in Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis”.

We have to talk about the wildest scene in Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis”.

elvis it’s not a particularly funny movie. But it made me laugh out loud just once, which is the best thing I can say about Baz Lurhmann’s exhaustingly loud, terribly boring new film. At the beginning of the film, Colonel Tom Parker (a grotesque Tom Hanks) works with country singer Hank Snow and books him …

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