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Music, All Shook Down Diamond Dog: Five of David Bowie's Most Surprising Lovers

Diamond Dog: Five of David Bowie's Most Surprising Lovers

David Bowie is a maverick, a creative genius and, most importantly, he's still making great music. But, now that he's an elder statesman, it's easy to forget what a long and storied past this unconventional weirdo has had. Forget the…
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Music, All Shook Down The Six Best James Bond Themes Ever, In Honor of Adele's Forthcoming Contribution

The Six Best James Bond Themes Ever, In Honor of Adele's Forthcoming Contribution

So, rumors continue to circulate that Adele will be responsible for the next James Bond theme -- hell, she practically admitted it on a British talk show a few days ago. We think this is fantastic news, because the last…
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Music, All Shook Down

The Five Weirdest Movie Performances By Rock Musicians

Putting rock musicians in movies has been a catchpenny ploy since about fifteen minutes after rock music began to hit nationwide in the mid-1950s. The crusty-nosed brats buying all the records were, after all, the very same unruly vermin clogging…
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Are we human or are we dancer? Burn the Floor is both

It's been said that true moments of joy come mostly through two acts: sex and dancing. Burn the Floor combines both, as 16 hard-bodied, high-energy performers spin, thrust, and grind their way through one show-stopping number after another. This is…
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Music, Hear This Tina Turner

Tina Turner

With her sultry voice, Tina Turner could literally phone in a performance and still set the night ablaze. But a show-stopping turn at this year's Grammys confirmed that at age 68, she isn't ready to hang up her dancing shoes…
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Music, Reviewed Donna Summer

Donna Summer

Donna Summer is special. You are not Donna Summer. All the other divas who flirted with paganism before discovering Jesus are just pretenders: She doesn't even need to mention them by name. As the chant of ever-circling, overdubbed Donnas surrounds…
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Music, Reviewed Ike & Tina Turner, <i>The Ike & Tina Story 1960-1975</i>

Ike & Tina Turner, The Ike & Tina Story 1960-1975

History has branded Ike and Tina Turner's story as a violent one for good reason, but musically there were many joyful moments in their rock and soul catalog. This three-disc boxed set rewards listeners who can execute the difficult task…
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News, Sucka Free City What a Drag

What a Drag

If there were one sure way of knowing where a celebrity stands in the gay community, it's when, upon their passing, a shrine in their honor pops up spontaneously on the corner of 18th and Castro (also known as Hibernia…
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Music, Reviewed Various Artists

Various Artists

He's already had his way with Christmas, but has any holiday come closer to practically begging for a John Waters mixtape than Valentine's Day? OK, not counting Mother's Day. The director delivers in style here, saluting the season with 14…
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