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Martin Scorsese Attached to Direct Ramones Movie

rollingstone.com — A Martin Scorsese-directed film leads a slew of projects in the works to celebrate the Ramones' upcoming 40th anniversary.
Aug 28, 2014

Martin Scorsese directing a Ramones biopic. Someone please let him know they were not Italian. rollingstone.com/music/news/mar… #Itwilllookgreatanyway

Aug 28, 2014

RT @RollingStone: #ICYMI Martin Scorsese is set to direct a new movie about the Ramones: rol.st/1liN8Tu

Aug 28, 2014

RT @RollingStone: #ICYMI Martin Scorsese is set to direct a new movie about the Ramones: rol.st/1liN8Tu

Aug 28, 2014

RT @RollingStone: #ICYMI Martin Scorsese is set to direct a new movie about the Ramones: rol.st/1liN8Tu

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Ferguson and Protests in the Age of the Security State

rollingstone.com — The display of police force in Ferguson is the latest example of the rise of security theater Watching the citizen protests in Ferguson, Missouri and the massive police overreaction, I couldn't help but think of the old 1960s revolutionary phrase about " heightening the contradictions," the idea that a little subtle and acceptable instigation could prompt the state to expose its own brutality.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @Mobute: One more: I wrote about what Ferguson says about democracy and how comfortable we've become with its suppression. rollingstone.com/politics/news/…

Aug 28, 2014

"The great antidote to galvanic protest is massive inconvenience." @Mobute on Ferguson and the use of riot police: rollingstone.com/politics/news/…

Aug 28, 2014

Of course @mobute on the theatrics and reality of our security state, and our place in it, is very good: rollingstone.com/politics/news/…

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Inside Chevron's 9 Billion Dollar Legal Battle in Ecuador

rollingstone.com — For more than two decades, energy giant Chevron and Ecuadorean activists, led by American lawyer Steven Donziger, have been embroiled in a contentious lawsuit about who is responsible for contaminating a vast swath of the Amazon On March 4th, a federal judge in New York City blocked one of the richest and most scrutinized judgments in the annals of class-action law from being enforced on U.S.

Chuck Berry Receives Sweden's Prestigious Polar Music Prize

rollingstone.com — Chuck Berry was honored with Sweden's 2014 Polar Music Prize, "the world's most prestigious music accolade," in a ceremony at Stockholm's Concert Hall. While members of the Swedish Royal Family were in attendance, Berry was unable to appear at the ceremony due to illness.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @RollingStone: Chuck Berry was honored with Sweden's Polar Music Prize and Keith Richards shared a video message to congratulate him rol.st/1oplA9U

Weezer's Rivers Cuomo Has TV Series in the Works

rollingstone.com — Rivers Cuomo doesn't just have a new Weezer album on the horizon: He is also working on a TV series based on his life.

Hear Diddy's Unreleased Smashing Pumpkins Remix, 'Ava Adore'

rollingstone.com — Diddy - then Puff Daddy - tweaked the classic Smashing Pumpkins single with a remix that has remained unheard since 1998.
Aug 28, 2014

Oh? RT @andrewtavani: Listen to a wild version of @SmashingPumpkin’s ‘Ava Adore’ remixed by Puff Daddy back in 1998: rol.st/1zNJ2E6

Aug 28, 2014

Erm ... finally MT @RollingStone: Puff Daddy's remix to Smashing Pumpkins single Ava Adore is finally seeing release rol.st/1tP6z6M

Aug 28, 2014

Remember when I live-tweeted my first experience of "Ava Adore (Puffy Combs Remix 1998)"? It is finally here. rol.st/1C66Mar

Here There Be Ligers: An Oral History of 'Napoleon Dynamite'

rollingstone.com — The creator and cast behind this cult comedy look back on how a moon boot-wearing, nunchucks-loving geek became an icon What a difference a year makes. In 2003, Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess, and Jon Heder - students at Brigham Young University's film school - were just another trio of independent filmmakers working the festival circuit in Park City.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @j_m_wood: Talking Napoleon Dynamite: 10 Years later w/ .@hederjon .@tinamajorino .@HaylieDuff & more @rollingstone http://t.co/L5GYIrTC…

Flashback: Miley Cyrus and 'Willie Nelson' Make Their TV Debut

rollingstone.com — Before she was Hannah Montana, before she twerked her way to national headlines, and long before she sent a homeless man onstage to accept her 2014 MTV VMA award, Miley Cyrus made her first-ever TV appearance as an adorable toddler, introducing viewers to her boyfriend, " Willie Nelson."

Page 3 of Dana Gould on Comedians, Depression and Self-Destruction

rollingstone.com — The comic and 'Simpsons' writer explores why so many stand-ups get into staring contests with the abyss Being a professional comedian brings with it a set of unintended consequences. For one thing, you develop an uncanny familiarity with the nation's airports. "Where are you, St. Louis International?
Aug 28, 2014

1 week after losing Robin Williams his friend @danagould writes enlightening article on how comedy loves misery rollingstone.com/culture/featur…