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“I Didn’t Know That Was A Cover!” | Six Hit Songs And Their Less-Famous Predecessors

Besides provoking what must be social media’s longest, broadest, and in some cases most over-the-top collective wake (still in progress), Prince’s death served as a reminder to casual fans that the most popular version of a song isn’t always the … Continue reading

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Is Darth Vader The Most Famous Character Created For Cinema?

Ten or so years ago I heard radio host Max Kellerman ask this question on the air, and I’ve pondered it off and on since: What is the most famous character created solely for motion pictures? It has to be … Continue reading

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The Best ‘Best Picture’ Titles for Travel

What’s in a name? For an Academy Award-winning movie, a title can conjure up all kinds of travel imagery, be it good, bad, or just weird. Since it’s Oscar week, let’s break down the best travel titles from the all … Continue reading

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