Embattled football team Washington Redskins, seeking to find a less racially-controversial name, recently adopted an entirely new direction: instead of focusing on American themes, which can be offensive and divisive, the team will rename itself “Einsatzgruppe” after the German term for “minutemen.”
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Southern California Sheriff Glenn Randall listened carefully to the voice on his cellular phone. “Bring it in,” he said finally. Then he turned to his assistant, Marco Rodriguez-Henderson, and said, “Again?”
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“Are the pigs gone?” With these words, the new season of Unresolved Mysteries kicks off on Netflix with the mysterious and unexplained disappearance of Austin woman McKayla Rotini, who vanished without a trace last year. The first episode opens with her boyfriend, Jayden O’Malley-Wicznewski, smoking a bong with his friends, the cops having just left as part of their investigation into McKayla’s disappearance.
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Language can be useful for its specificity or its generality, with the latter being exemplified by the phrase “chord progression.” It means a sequence of root notes and harmony notes and in rock music signifies the harmonic backdrop to a song, where in jazz it means more the geometry of a melody in relation to the notes of the scale, signifying what harmony will be used to write melodies within it.
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If you have ever wanted to be in a play about death metal, here is your chance: a drama named “Death Metal Jesus” is seeking actors.
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Unfortunately for this film, its producers billed it as sci-fi horror instead of revealing that it comes to us from the genre which David Cronenberg and David Lynch pioneered, which is postmodern horror that uses science and society as a metaphor for our own inner turmoil.
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After a rough spate of years trying to find enough quality music in a dying genre to report about, the Death Metal Underground — the oldest and longest-running metal site on the internet — announced via a press release that it was re-branding.
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Boring company founder and creator of Tesla, Paypal, and other legendary brands, Elon Musk lacks inexperience with controversy. His latest venture, a personal fragrance designed to trigger human attraction, may take him even further into the edgy wilds of products that the mainstream audience might not quite be ready to accept.
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As the sun goes down over this Los Angeles neighborhood, shouts rise up from the young men gathered behind a local import-export business. “Chupa mi cabra, pendejo! ¿Adónde vas, pinche cabrón?” Laughter and the clink of bottles follows. This is the nightly meeting of the local chapter of the “Mara Salvatrucha” gang, commonly known as MS-13.
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Known mostly as a director of occult horror films, John Carpenter also created soundtracks to many moments of terror, and continues to write unnerving music. Sacred Bones Records has released his latest, Skeleton, for those who enjoy the otherworldly sounds that accompanied many classic horror flicks.
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