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Jerry Lewis, comedian, dies at 91

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(CNN)Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Candi Cazau. He was 91. Lewis first gained fame for his frenzied comedy-and-music act with singer Dean Martin. When that ended in the mid-1950s, Lewis went solo, and by the early ’60s, he had become a top draw in movies such as “The Bellboy,” “The Nutty Professor” and “The …

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LCD Soundsystems James Murphy: I was a joke. My wife said I was going to die

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… Arcade Fire, with the idea of making an album with just the two of us in a room, together, but by then Bowies sessions with tony Visconti and Donny McCaslins jazz combo were under way. He went along, but couldnt work out what to do. I feel like Id possibly been brought in to play some kind of Brian Eno role and that is so far from what I am. Eno is, I think, open, manipulative and confident. Im shy and self-directed and controlling. I have to micromanage. In the end, after playing percussion on …

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Robinson Cano’s go-ahead home run lifts AL All-Stars in 10th inning

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… “The last thing we wanted to do was get pitchers in that shouldn’t probably be in the game, and risk an injury or something,” Mills said. Cano’s homer came exactly 50 years after the previous All-Star extra-inning homer, when tony Perez hit a tiebreaking 15th-inning shot off Catfish Hunter in the NL’s 2-1 win at Anaheim, California. Perez, now a Marlins executive, was among eight Latin-born Hall of Famers who threw out ceremonial first pitches. Miguel Sano put the …

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YouTube went offline worldwide, and internet had no chill

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… spinners at 7-Eleven In typical Google style, the error message was kinda cute and funny: YouTube is down. Error message is pic.twitter.com/5MkVjUBcTA Raymond Wong (@raywongy) June 16, 2017 Naturally, the internet, not being able to get its fix of Justin Bieber, fidget spinners, and people breaking their iPhones just for kicks, is not happy. Honestly, we’re all probably feeling a bit like this right now: When #youtube goes down lol pic.twitter.com/e2LmHnS89O tony-ThomA Sarver …

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Little Wonder Women don their best costumes to see ‘Wonder Woman’ in theaters

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… #wonderwomanpremier #latinoscoop #whoRunTheWorld pic.twitter.com/NRPHAGatkw Elena V (@Lady_ElenaV) June 2, 2017 My childhood self needed woman superhero movies. Glad the kids in my life are getting #Wonderwoman. More stories about women saving people. pic.twitter.com/n1fvQwX4NJ JB (@ourownstrings) June 1, 2017 @GalGadot my daughter loved #WonderWoman can’t wait for #JusticeLeague pic.twitter.com/nCFRTjDT0N tony Green (@tonygreen284) June 1, 2017 #WonderWoman, kids …

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10 Grammar Rules That You Learned In Elementary School (And Quickly Forgot)

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… You don’t want your awesome ideas to be overshadowed by shoddy grammar when it comes to drafting academic and professional work, after all. Here are 10 common grammatical mistakes that you never have to make again. 1. Further and Farther Flickr / tony Hall Contrary to popular belief, these two are not interchangeable when it comes to talking about distance. To describe physical distance, use “farther.” To describe nonphysical or figurative distance, …

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Liar, liar: in a post-truth world, writers reveal their biggest fib

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… about practicality, you see: we were driving to Oxford one day and Alton Towers the next, and driving to and from my parents house on top of all that would have been a pain. Unsurprisingly, they answered (and Im paraphrasing), No, 15-year-old-daughter, you obviously may not stay at your much older boyfriends house. I scoffed like Jake Gyllenhaal I was a teen, he was a teen star; I was a bit drunk, outside the theatre on my own, and he, fresh from starring in Kenneth Lonergans tony Wilson A …

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18 Uses For Baby Oil You Didn’t Know About (And That Have Nothing To Do With Babies)

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… frostbite. Flickr / Sarah 2. Avoid harsh chemicals near your eyes by removing makeup with the oil. Flickr / Courtney Rhodes 3. Rub paint-covered hands with some baby oil to remove it in no time. Flickr / Steven Leonti 4. Remove temporary tattoos simply by rubbing them with a washcloth and a few drops of the oil Flickr / tony Alter 5. Add some of the oil to your next bubble bath and come …

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Jackie finally puts first ladies front and center on the big screen

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Pablo Larrans film challenges how presidents wives are perceived in the American public imagination as supporting roles to their male counterparts Powered by Natalie Portmans Sally Field in Lincoln, though she has a harder time escaping her onscreen husbands imposing shadow even the scenes of marital dispute in tony Kushners densely woven script find Day-Lewiss noble leader wrestling with his own dueling philosophies while his wife objects in the background. That seems deliberate and …

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