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Twenty-five Women I Fell in Love With Before I Was Twenty-five

A random and possibly embarrassing list of crushes, inane longings, smoldering gazes, and youthful inamoratas. “Deep down, all we really want is to be righteously hated by a woman not even deigning to put effort into her pretense of love.” Continue reading




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Younger Americans: Bowie Through Our Eyes

The Weeklings editors each pick a favorite David Bowie song for a short recollection spanning his voluminous career.




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Beyond Let’s Dance: Four Great Bowie Songs

Davis Schneiderman digs into the crates for a quartet of under-appreciated David Bowie songs.




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David Bowie: The Man Who Owned the World

David Bowie didn’t merely innovate; he wrought aesthetic and stylistic changes and, like an irrepressible Pied Piper, people followed him wherever he went.




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WannaBowies: The Top Twenty Bastards of Bowie

David Bowie, like the Beatles and Bob Dylan, long ago achieved the status of adjective. For Monday Rock City, Robert Burke Warren lists the Top Twenty Bowie Bastards, i.e. the most Bowie-esque soundalikes, stretching from the 70s to the ‘aughts. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, David must be feeling pretty special right about now.




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The 50 Most Epic Deaths in Song

Joe Daly breaks down the 50 most epic deaths in song. Perfect for Monday coffee, long drives and 3 a.m. resin-soaked debates after the bars have all closed.




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Popped Culture #2: The Album You’d Give Anything to Hear Again for the First Time

Each of the Weeklings editors respond to a single pop culture question in this wildly popular parlor game that only has one rule: sheer brute honesty.




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Love, Peace & Sooooul… Train!
A Conversation with Ericka Danois on the Hippest Show in Television History

“I think (Don Cornelius) became trapped by the persona he created. When I met him in real life, he was brash, irreverent—sometimes in an awkward way rather than clever or witty. He seemed bitter. But he was still styling with the full leather outfit and alligator shoes.”-Ericka Danois




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Matters of Faint Import, Vol. 1: The Dress Code of Mumford & Sons

The debut of a new feature, in which Owen King holds a roundtable discussion on the non-pressing issues of the day. This week: Timothy Bracy, Elizabeth Nelson, and James Jackson Toth debate the sartorial merits of Mumford & Sons.




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