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In 1966, the National Football League decided to merge with its rival organization, the upstart American Football League. Although the two leagues wouldn’t actually become one until 1970, they decided to begin pitting their champions against each other in an NFL-AFL World Championship Game right away. So on 1/15/67, the NFL’s Green Bay Packers faced… More »

We’re apparently on a collision course with a pretty serious snowstorm here on the East Coast. It’s gonna be the #BlizzardOfTheCentury, according to Slate’s hysteria-farming weather dude Eric Holthaus. It’s not just him, though. The weather media loves this stuff the way the music media loves year-end lists, and the public responds similarly to both:… More »

A lighthearted mid-’90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

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Comment Party: Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Fashion Show & The Life Of Pablo Premiere

Yeezy Season 3 at MSG is finally upon us. The hype machine has been working overtime to the point of explosion on this one --…
Collin Robinson | 3:48 pm
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Kanye West Reveals The Life Of Pablo (!) Tracklist

Another day, another Kanye album title update. (Thankfully, this thing is finally coming out tomorrow, so we won't have to be doing this much longer!)…
Peter Helman | February 10, 2016 - 8:22 pm
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This Jeopardy! Contestant Is Psyched For Thursday

I think we're all in agreement that Kanye West is not actually running for president anytime soon, despite what he may have said at the…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2016 - 9:20 am
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Ugh.

Peter Helman | February 9, 2016 - 8:23 pm
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Kanye’s Latest Album Title: Initials Are T.L.O.P.?

Look: We're sick of writing about Kanye West's new album title just as much as you're sick of reading about it. But the man keeps…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2016 - 8:49 am
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There May Be A Late-Breaking Secret Kanye Album Title

In the years that he's spent working on his much-anticipated new album, Kanye West has changed that album's title a few times. First, it was…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2016 - 8:59 am
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Kanye Will Pay You To Be An Extra At His Album Release Fashion Show

It's not quite an invitation to join M83 or become Stone Temple Pilots' new lead singer, but it's something. Spin points out that Kanye West…
Chris DeVille | February 5, 2016 - 3:06 pm
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Deftones Mock Kanye While Detailing New LP Gore

Yesterday Deftones shared "Prayers / Triangles," the excellent, White Pony-esque lead single from their upcoming album Gore. Today they've offered the full details on that…
Chris DeVille | February 5, 2016 - 11:32 am
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Kanye Gives Album Title Update, Addresses Wiz Khalifa Feud & Drake’s Pool Diss

The delightful saga of Kanye West's new album title continues. After naming the album So Help Me God (almost a year ago, by the way),…
Chris DeVille | February 4, 2016 - 10:32 am
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FWIW Kanye Probably Does Like Mustard

Does Kanye like mustard? That's the pressing question explored in a mock Rolling Stone cover the rapper tweeted out tonight, accompanied by a photograph shot…
Peter Helman | February 3, 2016 - 10:13 pm
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Kanye West And Wiz Khalifa Make Up

After thoroughly deading Wiz Khalifa in what may be dubbed as the tweetstorm of the life, Kanye West tweeted that he and Wiz had a…
Collin Robinson | February 2, 2016 - 4:58 pm
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Kim Kardashian Has An Important Question

The creation of Kanye West's new album has been a confounding open book. Between the constantly changing tracklist and the addition of new featured guests
James Rettig | February 1, 2016 - 4:21 pm
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Tyler, The Creator Is The Latest To Join Kanye’s Waves Party

Kanye West said he was done with his new album more than a week ago, but a lot has changed since then. He changed the
Chris DeVille | February 1, 2016 - 10:45 am
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Kanye Added André 3000, Puff Daddy, 2 Chainz, & Kid Cudi To Waves Last Night

Kanye has had quite a distracting week, but don't worry, he's getting back to his creative process. He's been keeping us apprised of his progress…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2016 - 11:49 am
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Kanye West Playing SNL Next Month

Kanye West will be Saturday Night Live's musical guest on 2/13, two days after his new album Waves is supposed to come out. (He'll already…
James Rettig | January 29, 2016 - 2:18 pm
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Kanye West Insists That He Is Not Into Ass Play

On Wednesday afternoon, Kanye West went absolutely nuts on Twitter, reacting to a perceived slight from Wiz Khalifa by doing absolutely everything he could to…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 9:32 am
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Kanye Goes Off On Wiz Khalifa In The Best Tweetstorm Of All Time

Wiz Khalifa has long been involved with Kanye West's ex Amber Rose, and you'd think this might be a cause for some friction between the…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 2:24 pm
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Freddie Gibbs – “Cocaine Parties In L.A.”

If you've ever heard Piñata, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's collaborative album, then you already know that Gibbs knows how to tear a Madlib beat to…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 12:40 pm
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Kanye West Changes New Album Title To WAVES

R.I.P. SWISH, we hardly knew ye. Back in May, Kanye West changed the title of his upcoming album from So Help Me God to SWISH,…
Peter Helman | January 26, 2016 - 9:11 pm
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