When singer Garland Jeffreys arrived at Syracuse University in 1961, the Velvet Underground frontman was already a sophomore. Their meeting in the cafeteria would change Jeffreys life I met Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers freak and he loved the Moonglows, the Paragons. We only liked the groups that we considered to be the real thing. There was some kind of standard....

Californias annual music and arts festival kicked off its first weekend and our writers found the sets that sweltered and soared in the desert heat Sampha Mojave Sampha attempted to bring some chill to the Coachella crowd. Photograph: Burak Cingi/Redferns Transferring a subtle, sensitive album about grief and death into a compelling live set isnt an...

The virtuoso director has never topped this erotic, eerie commentary on Hollywood, featuring a stunning breakthrough performance by Naomi Watts After 16 years, David Lynchs macabre mystery still exists in its own eerily timeless modernity: it just hasnt aged a day, despite or because of its ambiguous status as period piece in an era of landlines and payphones (mobile...

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The long read: There is something new about the jihadi terrorist violence of the past two decades. Both terrorism and jihad have existed for many years, and forms of globalised terror in which highly symbolic locations or innocent civilians are targeted, with no regard for national borders go back at least as far as the anarchist movement of the late 19th century....

As part of a new philanthropy program that allows poor people to date her, Mariah Carey was reportedly donating $25,000 each month to her now ex-boyfriend Bryan Tanaka. This was not money to spend on rent, clothes, food, or any of those selfish things that Bryan thought were important before he became Mariahs number one bitch. It was his monthly allowance for buying...

The US secretary of states visit to Russia promised a push for closer ties. But air strikes mean no one is acting like anyone owes anything A huge decision to skip a Nato summit and visit Moscow initially seemed to highlight the White Houses desire for better relations with Russia, expectations shifted after Donald Trump launched cruise missile strikes on a Syrian...

The couple, who found love amidst Careys crumbling engagement to billionaire James Packer, documented their relationship on the singers reality TV series Mariahs World this past year. The two reportedly havent seen or spoken to each other since their vacation to Cabo at the end of March. Things reportedly reached a boiling point when Carey showed up to the Nickelodeon...

We guess And if ET‘s other source is to be believed, it’s no wonder. This one says Bryan was ALWAYS using Mariah for her fame and money! “Tanaka says that he never pays for anything and was freeloading on Mariah and using her for her fame and money to increase his profile. He’s always desired to have a music career and was hoping that being...

Everyone from Topshop to Whistles is offering T-shirts adorned with the goofy typeface subliminally referencing the 70s, sitcoms and, ahem, easyJet It started with an Instagram post. When French online-only retailer Szane Fashions affairs with typefaces have been many from the Didone styles of Vogue to the sans serifs favoured by Chanel, Commes des Garons...

Netflix is basically a necessity. Image: Laurent/Epa/REX/Shutterstock The checklist for college freshmen in 2017? Textbooks, mini-fridges, and Netflix. A new study reports that a whopping 92 percent of college students have access to Netflix. In that same survey by LendEDU, only 8 percent of college students said that they didn’t have an account. The rest...

Dear Mariah, We know you. We love you. Youre an icon, a diva, and an incredible talent. But for the love of God, please give us a break. Last week, Mariah posted a bunch of pictures of herself at the gym in a leotard, fishnets, and stilettos. Like, it’s bad enough to Instagram a gym selfie at all, but in fishnets and heels? I’m not sure if it’s...

Image: Mike Mozart, Flickr For years, Sprint offered users willing to switch from another network a 50% discount on the price they had been paying. It was a great deal in most cases, but now that era is at an end, as Sprint has officially retired the promotion. There’s good news, though: The company reduced the pricing of its Unlimited Freedom plans, which...

Mariah Carey has brought the cabaret to the gym. While we appreciate that the footwear is the sporting brand Puma (Fenty), were still not convinced that this passes muster as training gear. Climb every mountain @gunnarfitness A photo posted by Mariah Carey (@mariahcarey) on Feb 2, 2017 at 7:35pm PST Running amok. @gunnarfitness A video posted by...

The long read: They pick up the dead and wounded from burning buildings, terrorist attacks and gun battles. And they get paid 1 a day The impact of the explosion sent Muhammad Safdar flying backwards. He looked up from where he had landed and saw that the windows of his parked ambulance had shattered. As he tried to pick himself back up, fellow volunteer drivers...

Get out your magnifying glasses and detective goggles, kids, because we thinkMariah Careyis trying to tell us something. The opening moments of the music video show the R&B diva bolting from a mansion wearing a wedding dress as paparazzi cameras flash. Then its one skintight lingerie number after the next, as Carey writhes around in the backseat of a Rolls Royce. Naturally,...

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Ruling partys Lenin Moreno and rightwing Guillermo Lasso appear to be neck and neck, with fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on the line Ecuador looked set for a tense presidential vote count on Sunday night as exit polls gave conflicting forecasts of a closely fought election that could decide the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The ruling partys...

Image: rewind If it looks silly and appears within 24 hours of April Fools’ Day, it’s a fair target. Therefore, our latest object of scorn is the hipster-ready augmented reality concept device called the MonoLens. SEE ALSO: Okay, fine fine, Google’s April Fool’s Day pranks are pretty great this year, here are all of them The device is exactly...

Ukraine imposed three-year ban on Yuliya Samoilova over illegally entering Moscow-annexed Crimea to perform in 2015 The organisers of the Eurovision song contest have threatened to ban Ukraine from future competitions unless it allows Russias entrant to enter the country and take part in this years show which Kiev is hosting. Last week the offer by Eurovision to...

Social media influencer Jen Levinson anchors the first episode of Marriott's Snapchat series. Hotel chains aren’t really cool. They have cool stuff to offer, like free wi-fi and swimming pools, but if you’re a young traveler on a budget, you might be looking more to services like Airbnb. Marriott isn’t ready to concede that, so they’re...