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Muna Is The Queer Pop Band Of Your Dreams

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Queer dream pop trio MUNA have written odes to LGBTQ safe spaces and abuse survivors, but their new single, “In My Way” from their debut album “About You,” tackles a somewhat lighter subject — modern relationship culture. Thankfully, it’s no less poignant. The song is about the panic and vertigo of falling for someone when…

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New ‘At Home With Amy Sedaris’ Trailer Features Crafty Guests

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Depending on how deeply entrenched you are in pop culture, you might recognize the hilariously kooky Amy Sedaris from her role as the certifiably insane Mimi Kanasis on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt or as the buck-toothed protagonist of Strangers with Candy. Or maybe you just know her as the sharp, acerbic voice behind Princess Carolyn on…

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French And Saunders Reunite For Holiday Special

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For the first time in ten years, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders will once again operate as a duo for a BBC1 special that will air on December 25, 2017. The event is a 30-year commemoration of the pair’s comedy shows that started in 1987 and ran under various titles until 2007—A Bucket O’French and…

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‘Transparent’ Season Four Is On A Quest For God

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By Evan Lambert Season three of the Emmy-winning Amazon series Transparent ended with the show’s main characters all grappling with trauma of some kind. Josh (Jay Duplass) scattered the ashes of his former lover and Shelly (Judith Light) brought her family to tears with her music, just as Maura (Jeffrey Tambor) learned that she couldn’t…

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Trailer For George Michael Documentary Debuts

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Last Christmas Day 2016, Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known to the world as pop music superstar George Michael, died peacefully in his sleep at age 53. An undeniable talent, Michael’s impact on the music business stretches back to the ’80s when he was one-half of Wham!, which sold 28 million records by the time the duo…

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Wrap Yourself Up In Perfume Genius’ Gorgeous ‘Wreath’

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If you were wondering how to soothe your tortured soul during this terrifying week of earthquakes, nuclear threats and looming hurricanes, look no further than the latest music video from queer spirit guide, Perfume Genius (AKA Mike Hadreas). “Wreath,” from Hadreas’ latest album, No Shape, is a hopeful song about transcending bodily form. “Burn off…

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ACT-UP Drama ‘BPM’ France’s Official Oscar Entry

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A queer-themed Cannes winner is now making a bid for the Oscars. 120 Battements Par Minute — a.k.a. 120 Beats Per Minute, a.k.a. “that gay French film that you’re supposed to watch” —  has been chosen as France’s submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the next Academy Awards.   BPM was last…

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Bjork’s Latest Video Gives Us A Glimpse At ‘Utopia’

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It’s been over two years since Bjork released her bombastically Bjorkish breakup album, Vulnicura, and judging by her new video for “The Gate,” it appears she has healed. “The Gate” opens on a futuristic salmon- and lavender-tinted cloud city reminiscent of a Wachowskian daydream or a deleted scene in Valerian and the City of a…

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Disco, EDM Godfather Giorgio Moroder Feels The Love

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Legendary music producer Giorgio Moroder recently blessed a crowd of “techno enthusiasts” with his presence at Schimanski in Brooklyn. The 77-year-old electric dance music pioneer performed as DJ, playing tracks from his four decades of recorded work. A good chunk of the audience had not yet been born when songs like “I Feel Love” (released…

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Will Revival Of ‘Will & Grace’ Continue To Push Buttons?

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Will & Grace was revolutionary for its time — a sitcom that placed gay issues front and center. The titular characters were all affluent white people living in a pre-recession New York and grappling with their own Seinfeldien neurosis. The show’s bawdy laughs were generated by the antics of messy, un-PC characters like Karen and…

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