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Shakira first entered my consciousness around the turn of the millennium courtesy of my high school Spanish teacher, a friendly young white American woman married to a man from Colombia. She and her…   Read Story »
The National made their SNL debut tonight in an episode hosted by Lena Dunham. The show featured cameos from Liam Neeson, Jon Hamm, and Fred Armisen and parodies of Scandal and Girls (in a trailer…   Read Story »
Lena Dunham and the National star in a Very Brooklyn Episode of Saturday Night Live this weekend. It will be a chance to see if the Girls creator's brand of tragicomic realness translates to a larger…   Read Story »
The National has performed on seemingly every late-night TV show there is, but they've never before graced the stage at Saturday Night Live. That will change on 3/8 when indie's maudlin masters will…   Read Story »
January has a bad reputation. Over the years, the pattern in which studios distribute their films has ossified, so that we automatically expect most "serious" Oscar contenders to be crammed in…   Read Story »
After an ambitious and awkward 90-minute production, the inaugural YouTube Music Awards have disappeared into a cloud of blue chalk dust. The ceremony, streamed live from a warehouse in New York,…   Read Story »
Grab some popcorn (but don't dare smear butter on that keyboard) and cozy up in front of your laptop screen because the inaugural YouTube Music Awards are going down this evening live from New York's…   Read Story »
When Santigold contributed a new joint to the soundtrack of the HBO show Girls, she called the song, naturally enough, "Girls." The song will show up on a collection of music from the show, due out…   Read Story »
It sputtered a bit out of the gate -- though that widespread sentiment might be the result of the impossibly enormous expectations placed on Lena Dunham's debut television series -- Girls seemingly…   Read Story »