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UC Irvine fraternity suspended after Sigma Alpha Epsilon member dies
‘The Sopranos’ at 20: Melfi, Carmela, Livia — the women of HBO’s mobster epic made it magic
‘The Sopranos’ at 20: Melfi, Carmela, Livia — the women of HBO’s mobster epic made it magic
Mary McNamara - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
‘The Sopranos’ at 20: Creator David Chase on the show’s legacy and four key episodes
‘The Sopranos’ at 20: Creator David Chase on the show’s legacy and four key episodes
Meredith Blake - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Hopeless Records Celebrate Milestone 25 Year Anniversary
‘Stan & Ollie’ review: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly shine as comedy lions in winter
‘Stan & Ollie’ review: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly shine as comedy lions in winter
Michael Phillips - Chicago Tribune (TNS)
A handy guide to the 2020 presidential campaign
A handy guide to the 2020 presidential campaign
Adam Wollner - McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)
Did Pentagon ban on Guantanamo art create a market for it? 
Did Pentagon ban on Guantanamo art create a market for it? 
Carol Rosenberg - Miami Herald (TNS)
Youtubers Life OMG Edition’ review: Viral sensation
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Youtubers Life OMG Edition’ review: Viral sensation
Brittany Vincent - Shacknews.com (TNS)
Never too early 2019 top 25 college football rankings
How Alabama rapper Rubberband OG navigates racism and violence on his hometown streets
How Alabama rapper Rubberband OG navigates racism and violence on his hometown streets
Jeffrey Fleishman - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
African-Americans made R. Kelly soar. They always had the power to bring him down.
Music Blog
African-Americans made R. Kelly soar. They always had the power to bring him down.
Dahleen Glanton - Chicago Tribune (TNS)
Meltzer’s nonfiction ‘The First Conspiracy’ unravels secret plot to kill George Washington
Meltzer’s nonfiction ‘The First Conspiracy’ unravels secret plot to kill George Washington
Oline H. Cogdill - Sun Sentinel (TNS)
60 years after Castro seized control, Cuba still faces the same old problems
60 years after Castro seized control, Cuba still faces the same old problems
Robert Dominguez - NY Daily News (TNS)
Armie Hammer fell in love with ‘On the Basis of Sex’
Film
Armie Hammer fell in love with ‘On the Basis of Sex’
Rick Bentley - Tribune News Service (TNS)
In ‘First Reformed,’ Ethan Hawke gave the performance of the year
In ‘First Reformed,’ Ethan Hawke gave the performance of the year
Justin Chang - LA Times (TNS)
Fans flock to ‘Bird Box’ house in Monrovia, Calif., to pose in photos as craze over film soars
Fans flock to ‘Bird Box’ house in Monrovia, Calif., to pose in photos as craze over film soars
Hannah Fry - LA Times (TNS)
From Kanye to Taylor, what to watch for in pop music in 2019
From Kanye to Taylor, what to watch for in pop music in 2019
Mikael Wood - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Coachella is enacting a new anti-sexual harassment policy. But is it enough?
Coachella is enacting a new anti-sexual harassment policy. But is it enough?
August Brown - LA Times (TNS)
Polish documentary ‘Communion’ goes deep inside one family’s dynamics
Polish documentary ‘Communion’ goes deep inside one family’s dynamics
Kenneth Turan - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
21 Savage, Bad Bunny, Paul Kelly
What food and drink trends are expected in 2019? You may be surprised
What food and drink trends are expected in 2019? You may be surprised
Rick Nelson - Star Tribune (TNS)
Theme-parks preview 2019: A look beyond Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ land
Culture Travel
Theme-parks preview 2019: A look beyond Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ land
Dewayne Bevil - Orlando Sentinel (TNS)
Learning to ice climb — and chill out — in what may be sport’s perfect classroom in Canada
Culture Travel
Learning to ice climb — and chill out — in what may be sport’s perfect classroom in Canada
Mark Johanson - Chicago Tribune (TNS)
‘Desert Child,’ race, ramen, repeat
1776 The Musical comes to La Mirada Theatre
10 (mostly) chef-driven cookbooks for your holiday gift-buying needs
10 (mostly) chef-driven cookbooks for your holiday gift-buying needs
Rick Nelson - Star Tribune (TNS)
1st-time Grammy nom H.E.R. on female representation in major categories: ‘We took our power back'
1st-time Grammy nom H.E.R. on female representation in major categories: ‘We took our power back'
Gerrick D. Kennedy - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
‘Just Cause 4,’ chaotic good
‘Bumblebee’ is a sweet, refreshingly small-scaled ‘Transformers’ prequel
‘Bumblebee’ is a sweet, refreshingly small-scaled ‘Transformers’ prequel
Justin Chang - LA Times (TNS)
New on DVD: ‘Venom,’ ‘Predator’ weak DVD offerings
New on DVD: ‘Venom,’ ‘Predator’ weak DVD offerings
Rick Bentley - Tribune News Service (TNS)