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Museums dedicated to neon and mobsters, new bars, and a cultural centre – Chris Coplans on the reinvention of Sin City
This March is set to be the coldest in the UK since 1962, weather experts said today.
After Danny Nightingale case, details emerge of high-grade hardware brought home as souvenirs
Our writer was bombarded with responses after writing a provocative piece on her own appearance. Here she explores the difference between religious and aesthetic identities
Halloween is getting sexier by the year and Eleanor Barkhorn at the Atlantic is fearful for the kids "Perhaps the most persistent argument that adults make against sexy Halloween is that women in revealing costumes are asking for trouble," she writes.
In need of some inspiration for your Halloween costume. Check out this gallery on Flavorwire of the most incredible costumes from New York's Comic Con, a sci-fi, comic book and fantasy convention based in midtown Manhattan.
Up & Over It's Suzanne Cleary and Peter Harding storm through an entire grumpy argument by rapping their hands on the table. Smacks become thumps, soften into wheedling brushes and thunder back into angry wallops. The rhythms are as fast and intricate as tap dancing, while the performances are lit up with sidelong glances and seething resentment.
How do you compare multiple Einsteins? Well, it's all relative
Two things that we've never met anyone who dislikes – The Muppets and the Flight of the Conchords. As such, it was almost inevitable that Conchord Bret McKenzie's writing of songs for the recent Muppets movie was guaranteed to bring a smile to the faces of most right-thinking fans of puppets and well-pitched parody songs.
Winter in the Eternal City provides the best chance to soak up the history without all the hassle. At least that's the theory
America's biggest new show boasts such a conspicuous marketing budget that, unless its title becomes self-fulfilling prophecy, it will seem like a failure. Smash, NBC's story of a Broadway musical, premiered on Monday.
Reading between the lines of the red-tops, coded messages and prurient myths
Describing the music Paul Simon makes these days as "pop" is like calling the Bible a bestseller – true but not quite fit for the purpose.
17 years ago today Kurt Cobain took his own life in a suicide that shook not just the music world, but pop culture in general. All this time on, there’s very little to say about Cobain, or indeed Nirvana – the ground breaking grunge rock’n'roll band he fronted – that hasn’t already been said.
As a boy, the Godfather of Soul didn't get toys for Christmas.