Entertainment

December 14, 2017

Interview: Prince’s Longtime Photographer Shares an Intimate View of the Beloved Musician in New Book

For almost 20 years, no photographer was closer to legendary musician Prince than Afshin Shahidi. The Iranian-born photographer grew up in Minneapolis, and jumped at the chance to work with the musical genius. From a chance encounter on a music video shoot in 1993, Shahidi grew into a role that transformed him into the only photographer to shoot Prince's legendary 3121 private parties in Los Angeles, as well as many other candid moments in his life.

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November 16, 2017

The Simpson’s Family Home Reimagined in Different Architectural Styles

The original Simpsons’ home, 742 Evergreen Terrace vs The Simpsons House IRL Springfield's 742 Evergreen Terrace—the suburban two-story detached residence that’s home to The Simpsons—is possibly one of the most recognizable homes on TV. The home has hardly changed since first airing in 1989, and features a garage, basement, attic, and a large garden complete with a brown picket fence. By design, the fictional family home encapsulates the American suburban stereotype.

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October 17, 2017

Librarians Perfectly Parody the Kardashians by Recreating Iconic Magazine Cover

Librarians are often saddled with the stereotype that they lack a sense of humor. But as the funny librarians of the Invercargill City Library in Invercargill, New Zealand show, there's more to them than classic literature. The group recently paid tribute to one of the most polarizing families in pop culture—the Kardashians. They did so by staging a hilarious photo shoot that spoofed the Kardashians’ 10-year cover of The Hollywood Reporter.

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October 6, 2017

Watch Rock Legend Tom Petty Play His Last Show Just a Week Before He Died

On October 2, 2017, the world lost Tom Petty, the legendary musician who lead Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for over 40 years. The cause of his death was sudden—cardiac arrest—and left many music fans stunned over his untimely passing. In fact, the band had just finished an anniversary tour on September 25 with a performance at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released their first album in 1976.

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