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An Essential Westerns Primer
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An Essential Westerns Primer

BY Alison Nastasi

Before Clint Eastwood became the man who talks to chairs, he was Hollywood’s favorite tough guy — dishing up one-liners with a snarl and making moms swoon in...

Seven Album Covers by Famous Artists for Famous Musicians
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Seven Album Covers by Famous Artists for Famous Musicians

BY Sehba Mohammad

When artists and musicians collaborate amazing and unusual things can happen. Album covers are a perfect example of this magical artist-musician alliance,...

Gorgeous Icy Art from the Comfort of Your Couch
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Gorgeous Icy Art from the Comfort of Your Couch

BY Alison Nastasi

New York City evaded another snowpocalypse this week but the City is nonetheless depleted of its kale supply. Still, the weather outside is frightful. When...

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