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    The Story Behind Every Track on Fetch the Bolt CuttersFiona Apple reached into the past to confront her rapist, middle-school bullies, and herself.
  2. rip
    ‘He Was the Music’The creators, songwriters, and cast of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend remember Adam Schlesinger.
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    How Yungblud Made a ‘Rock and Roll Version of Jimmy Kimmel’ in 72 Hours“I woke up one morning after the shows were canceled and was like, ‘You know what? Fuck this. I need to feel that connection and noise, that energy.’”
  4. grammys 2020
    ‘I Guess It’s a Little Different Having a Career Resurgence at 61’How country music outlaw Tanya Tucker might win her first Grammy nearly 50 years after her first nomination.
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    I Had to Do Right by Mac MillerProducer Jon Brion on the gutting task of completing the rapper’s final album after his sudden death.
  6. 100 scares
    The Story Behind Scream’s 12-Minute, Still-Terrifying Opening Scare“I wanted it to be just long enough that the audience thinks she might survive it.”
  7. memoirs
    How Memoirist Marina Benjamin Learned to Stopped Worrying and Love InsomniaDefying a long cultural history of pushy remedies and “rest cures,” as detailed in her new book, Insomnia.
  8. Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda on Life After Chester Bennington, in His Own Words“I’d be out getting ice cream with friends or my kids and a Linkin Park song will just side-swipe you at some point.”
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    How Orlando Jones Constructed His Showstopping American Gods Monologue“To deliver that or to try and create that conversation around a voice that was yelling just seemed the absolutely wrong way to go.”
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    Mike Schur on Writing Comedy After 9/11“I thought I had this really fun job writing fake news, and then all of a sudden the world ended.” 
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    OITNB: A Trans Ex-Con on Solitary Confinement“How can you be in a prison in prison?”
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    How 30 Rock’s Classic Leap Day Episode Came to BeHappy Merlinpeen!
  13. grammys 2016
    How Producer Jeff Bhasker Made ‘Uptown Funk’“Invoking an emotion is the most important part.”
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    How the Transparent Writers Room Works“I’m all about a humane process.”
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    JoJo on New Music, Fighting the Major-Label Man“I’m not a little girl who’s looking for family from my label anymore.”
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    Sisqó’s 5 Biggest Memories From the ‘Thong Song’ EraMeeting Michael Jackson, hanging with Jackie Chan, and more.
  17. Mark L. Walberg Explains How to Host a Crazy Reality ShowThe Antiques Roadshow host offers up 18 lessons learned during his time on Temptation Island, Joe Millionaire, and The Moment of Truth.
  18. my thoughts exactly
    Jonathan Coulton on Seeing His Glee Flap Play out on The Good WifeThe musician describes the surreal experience of watching himself being played by Matthew Lillard.
  19. alec baldwin
    Parade Removes 80 IQ Points from Alec BaldwinParade probably makes everyone sound this dumb, but it’s especially funny when it’s Alec.