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Foo Fighters Look Back at 25 Years Together in ‘Times Like Those’

Playing off of one of the Foo Fighters’ most beloved hit songs, the band members came together to reflect on their 25-year music journey in “Times Like Those,” a new video uploaded to the band’s YouTube channel.

Beginning with a “Star Wars”-inspired title screen, the video explains its premise from the jump: a look back on “bad fashion decisions, questionable facial hair, and, to be fair, a pretty respectable collection of guitars.” Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jaffe are featured in the 26-minute video, embarking on a visual journey and reminiscing via projected images and videos from their past. The commentary is worth a watch for both Stans and casual fans. Filmed during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, the members also provide context to album covers, tours and integral band moments — all between handfuls of popcorn. The guys’ stories cover everything from the

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Jennifer Lopez Says She ‘Can’t Wait’ to See Netflix’s Selena Show, 23 Years After Movie

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Jennifer Lopez is reflecting on her breakout film role in Selena as she passes the baton to a new cast bringing the late singer’s life to the small screen.

On Tuesday, the Instagram account for the upcoming Netflix drama Selena: The Series, which gives fans a closer look at the life of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, posted a special video of Lopez expressing her excitement for the new series.

“Guys, I don’t know if you’ve heard about this new Selena series on Netflix,” Lopez, who portrayed Quintanilla-Pérez in the 1997 film, began the clip. “Playing Selena was kind of a landmark moment in my career. And I was so excited when I saw the trailer and heard about it.”

Lopez, 51, said she believes the two-part series will be a “great way for this generation to get to know Selena.”

“I love Selena, she was such a big part

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Out Of The Box Theatrics And Holmdel Theatre Company to Present THE LAST FIVE YEARS

New York City’s Out of the Box Theatrics and Holmdel, N.J.’s Holmdel Theatre Company will join forces to co-produce a new streaming production of The Last Five Years, featuring book, music and lyrics by three-time Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Bridges of Madison County)

The musical will star Broadway’s Nasia Thomas (Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) and Nicholas Edwards (Frozen, Berkshire Theatre Group’s Godspell). Producing Consultant is Blair Russell (Slave Play).

The production will be rehearsed and filmed at Holmdel Theatre Company and will be streamed for 16 performances from February 11-25, 2021. Ticket information, director and additional creative team will be announced in coming weeks.An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, The Last Five Years’ unconventional structure

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20 Years Ago, Hollywood’s Top Comic Broke Box Office Records As Christmas’s Biggest Movie Star

Universal’s The Grinch, directed by Ron Howard and starring Jim Carrey, may just be one of the worst films ever associated with those three respective filmmakers. Ironically, I would argue it contains one of Jim Carrey’s best comic performances, in that he was utterly unrecognizable in body and soul and leaned into the drama as much as allowed. As for Howard, whose not-great Hillbilly Elegy debuts on Netflix
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today, he has made so many movies of all size and scope that he’s bound to miss now and then. But The Grinch is also one of Carrey and Howard’s biggest domestic

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Five Thoughts on This Year’s Hip-Hop Grammy Nominees: Roddy Ricch, Megan Thee Stallion & Pop Smoke

Roddy Ricch reaches “Rockstar” status

With a total of six nominations including record of the year (“Rockstar” with DaBaby), song of the year (“The Box”), best melodic rap performance, and best rap song for both “Rockstar” and “The Box, can anyone stop Roddy Ricch? The smoldering success of “The Box” seeped into 2020 and gave Ricch a headstart, after he released his chart-topping debut album Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial in December 2019. The Hot 100 reign of “The Box” lasted 11 weeks before Roddy teamed up with DaBaby on “Rockstar” and notched another seven weeks at the top spot.

Female rappers storm their way into the Big Four

Megan Thee Stallion and Chika powered their way into the Big Four with nominations in the best new artist category. This impressive feat is encouraging, as female rappers continue to show why they are deserving beyond the standard rap categories

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Home prices see biggest spike in 6 years in September

People walk into a house for sale in Floral Park, Nassau County, New York, on Sept. 6, 2020.

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Covid-induced demand from homebuyers over the summer caused an exceptionally strong spike in home prices.

Values jumped 7% annually in September, up from a 5.8% annual gain in August, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index. That is the largest annual gain since September 2014. Prices are now nearly 23% higher than their last peak in 2006.

The 10-City Composite was up 6.2% year over year, up from 4.9% in the previous month. The 20-City Composite posted a 6.6% gain, up from 5.3% in the previous month. There was no reading for Detroit, due to data collection issues resulting from the pandemic.

This index is a three-month running average, so it represents prices from July through September, when

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Full List Of This Year’s Nominees

Earlier this morning, the Recording Academy revealed that The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah will host the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on January 31, 2021 and air on CBS. That’s not the biggest Grammy news of the day, though (with all due respect to Noah), as the full list of 2021 nominees was revealed this morning.

A lot of favorites found their way onto this year’s list, so check it out below.

Record Of The Year
“Black Parade” — Beyonce
“Colors” — Black Pumas
“Rockstar” — DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch
“Say So” — Doja Cat
“Everything I Wanted” — Billie Eilish
“Don’t Start Now” — Dua Lipa
“Circles” — Post Malone
“Savage” — “Megan Thee Stallion

Album Of The Year
Chilombo — Jhené Aiko
Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition) — Black Pumas
Everyday Life — Coldplay
Djesse Vol.3 — Jacob Collier
Women In Music Pt. III

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad Banned for Five Years by FIFA

FIFA on Monday barred the top official in African soccer from the sport for five years, upending the leadership of one of its six regional confederations only months before a presidential election and offering a new reminder that corruption continues to plague global soccer even at its most senior levels.

The punishment of the official, Ahmad Ahmad, who had been the president of the Confederation of African Football and a FIFA vice president since 2017, was related to his conduct from 2017 to 2019, according to a statement released by FIFA’s ethics body. Ahmad was found guilty of breaching four separate articles of the organization’s ethics code, its statement said, including abuse of office, misappropriation of funds and rules concerning the offering and acceptance of gifts.

His ban will disqualify him from standing for a new term early next year, but Ahmad escaped with a shorter ban than another African

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UK-EU trade deal would avoid years of acrimony, says funds industry

LONDON (Reuters) – A trade deal between Britain and the European Union would help open the door to cross-border financial services from January and avoid years of acrimony, industry officials said on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: Puzzle with printed EU and UK flags is seen in this illustration taken November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Financial services are not part of talks that continue this week in a bid to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) before Britain’s access to the bloc under transition arrangements ends next month.

“It’s very important for the financial services industry that there is a deal, it will completely change the atmosphere,” Nicolas Mackel, CEO of Luxembourg for Finance, told an online event.

“If there were to be no deal, relations would be acrimonious for at least one or two years, and it would be very difficult to envisage any bridges to be built across the Channel,”

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8mm film returned to Minnesota library 40 years overdue

Nov. 20 (UPI) — Employees at a Minnesota library found an unusual item in a return bin — an 8mm film that was 40 years overdue.

Dan Buckanaga, an employee at the Duluth Public Library, said he was emptying a return bin when he spotted what he initially thought was a CD audiobook, but a closer examination revealed to be an 8mm movie on a reel.

“I’d never seen one before,” Buckanaga told the Duluth News Tribune.

The film reel, a copy of classic silent film A Trip to the Moon, was accompanied by a Post-it note reading: “Sorry, checked this out when I was 14 and we moved. It is 40 years overdue but better late than never.”

Randall Brody, 54, came forward as the man who returned the film. He said he found it in a box in his garage earlier this year and remembered he and

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