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Ivory latest entrant to WWE's Hall of Fame

Ivory joins Goldberg and The Dudley Boyz into the Hall of Fame class of 2018 Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Former WWE Women’s Champion Ivory has become the latest inductee to the Hall of Fame class of 2018. [embedded content] In a career spanning twenty years, Ivory – real name Lisa Moretti – broke into the bussiness in 1986 and went on to hold the WWF/E Women’s Title three times during the early 2000s. She began her wrestling career as part of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, the 1980s TV show…

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15 Minutes of Fame Is Too Much. Try 6 Seconds.

Advertisement LOS ANGELES — Against the backdrop of a green screen in a studio space, Nico Santos, a star of the sitcom “Superstore,” was performing an SMH. To translate for those unfamiliar with abbreviations popular on internet platforms, this means the actor was shaking his head, implying a judgment of “I truly cannot believe how stupid people are.” He did an SMH while looking at the camera, then again with his eyes closed and his lips pursed in a disappointed sideways smirk. People are stupid in many different ways, and…

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Remembering Rick Hall and the Musical Alchemy of FAME Studios

In 1961, the producer Rick Hall recorded “You Better Move On”—a loping, indignant song about a dude stuck in love with a woman who’s already promised herself to another—in a converted tobacco warehouse in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The song was written and sung by Arthur Alexander, a bellhop from nearby Sheffield, and was later covered by the Rolling Stones, the Hollies, George Jones and Johnny Paycheck, and others. Alexander’s vocal sounds tired, as if he’s chosen to go on arguing but knows, in some awful and instinctive way, that he’s…

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Angelina Jolie opens up about Brad Pitt, marriage and fame

Angelina Jolie has opened up about a range of topics in a new podcast from the Hollywood Reporter. The 43 year old is currently promoting First They Killed My Father, the film she directed in Cambodia. Word is it’s a strong contender for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film. So, Jolie is doing what most actors and directors do when they have a movie they wish to sell to the academy: spilling the beans on her private life. Jolie spoke at length about her upbringing, and her early acting but let’s…

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Eurythmics discuss Rock Hall of Fame and going 'into hiding' in the 80s.

Throughout the 1980s, Annie Lennox and David Stewart challenged the notion of what a pop group could look or sound like. As the Eurythmics, they spawned smash after smash, from the icy synth-pop of Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) to the Motown tribute Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves. Their videos were stylish and experimental, with the strikingly androgynous Lennox donning a variety of disguises for the camera. “I’m very, very critical of myself but I watch those videos and I think, ‘Wow, they’re really fresh’,” says the singer….

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