Metallica officially launched a highly-anticipated digital Cliff Burton exhibit in their Metallica Black Box online museum. Titled “Orion: A Tribute to Cliff Burton,” the first part of the exhibit features pictures, personal letters, interviews and video content for Metallica fans to sift through in honor of the late bassist’s life and career. The Metallica Black
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Pioneering British blues and rock musician John Mayall has died at the age on 90. Mayall’s passing was announced via his family on Facebook, writing in the early hours of July 23: “It is with heavy hearts that we bear the news that John Mayall passed away peacefully in his California home yesterday, July 22,
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[Spoiler Alert: This contains spoilers from America’s Got Talent, Season 19, Episode 8.] America’s Got Talent‘s ongoing 19th season wrapped its audition process with some insanely gifted performers, one of which was young singer Journeyy Belton, otherwise known simply as Journeyy. The crooner stole the hearts of judges Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara, or
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(L to R) Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool/Wade Wilson and Hugh Jackman as Wolverine/Logan in 20th Century Studios/Marvel Studios’ ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’. Photo by Jay Maidment. © 2024 20th Century Studios / © and ™ 2024 MARVEL. Opening in theaters July 26 is ‘Deadpool & Wolverine,’ directed by Shawn Levy and starring Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman,
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Harris books are moving, Hugo culls fraudulent votes, N.K. Jemisin on the literature of survival, and more. Kamala Harris Book Sales Soaring A 60,000% increase in book sales means (at least) two things are true: enormous surge in interest and a low starting point. If Harris were selling 1000 copies a week, say, before Biden
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Saxon Hotel The Saxon Hotel, Villas, and Spa in Johannesburg announces a comprehensive refurbishment and transformation throughout several areas of the hotel. Guided by South African designer Nelson Kubheka, the refurb emphasizes the inclusivity and locality of the Saxon Hotel, Villas, and Spa, as the property reflects the cultural and artistic heritage of Johannesburg. Kubheka not only speaks to a new
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Skift Take India’s focus in recent years has been on tourism destination development. In its plan to diversify its offerings to attract different types of travelers, adventure tourism caters to a growing demand. Bulbul Dhawan The Indian government is exploring adventure tourism as an avenue of promoting destinations across the country. For instance, earlier this
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(Image credit: Courtesy of Louis Vuitton) As if its stable of House Ambassadors wasn’t impressive enough, Louis Vuitton just added yet another high-profile name: Lisa of the K-pop group Blackpink. She now joins an illustrious group that also includes Zendaya, Saoirse Ronan, Ana de Armas, and others. “I am very excited to welcome Lisa as
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The Best of the Literary Internet, Every Day TODAY: In 2001, Eudora Welty dies.  On why we should all pay more attention to plants: “So much beauty, so much drama, so much wisdom we miss out on if we fail to connect with plants.” | Lit Hub Science “The first part of You Suck is
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Colin Firth in ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’. Photo: 20th Century Fox. Preview: Colin Firth has been cast in a series about Sherlock Holmes younger days. Hero Fiennes Tiffin is leading the cast, with Joseph Fiennes, Natascha McElhone and Zine Tseng also aboard. Guy Ritchie is producing the series. If you’re a frustrated fan of Guy
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