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The True Story of the Aberfan Disaster in
Queen Elizabeth really did wait eight long days to visit the site of an infamous coal-mining tragedy.
Who’s the Woman Who Yells ‘Grow Some Balls!’ at Harold Wilson in
In three words, an icon was born.
Emily Dickinson Didn’t Really Get High on Opium at a House Party, Right?
It’s doubtful, but we asked a Dickinson scholar just to be sure.
Loves Ancient Greek and Roman Myths, But What Does It All Mean?
From Romulus to Coriolanus, the show’s mythical references reveal quite a lot about the Roys.
A Brief History of the X Rating
For a brief but potent period, moviemakers were able to make legitimate movies that were sexy and dangerous. It was good while it lasted.
‘Khan,’ the Name That Rules Bollywood and Stalls Airport Security Lines
The world’s most bipolar name.
So, Who Is
the Youngest Pope of All Time?
Benedict IX was once called “a demon from hell.”
E. Alex Jung
Have You Taken Google’s Virtual, Interactive Abbey Road Studios Tour?
Set the Template for Future Movies About Working Mothers
Diane Keaton as the original #GirlBoss.
The SJP ’80s Dance Movie That Set the Template
The montages. The dance-offs. The sleeveless bad-boy partner. It all happened to Sarah Jessica Parker first.
Tracing the Very Peculiar Career of David Lynch
A trip through the life of the director, newspaper cartoonist, doughnuts-and-coffee enthusiast—and, with this month’s
The Big Dream
, pop musician.
Tracing the Career of Tween-Lit Doyenne Judy Blume
After 44 years, her first feature-film adaptation,
, arrives next week.
What Was It Like to Be a Writer on a TGIF Family Sitcom?
Tales from the family-comedy trenches from veterans of
Step by Step
, and other shows that got big ratings but critical sneers.
Leona Lewis Would Prefer You Envision ‘We Found Love’ As Her Song
“It was the same version and production but mine’s better.”