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‘I Didn’t See You There’ Review: An Indirect But Affecting First-Person View of Living With Disability

After an hour of documenting his view on the world from the seat of his wheelchair in “I Didn’t See You There,” filmmaker Reid Davenport decides he’s had enough of himself. “I hope this is my last personal film,” he says to his mother, having spent the last nine years documenting the struggles and often […]

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Hey Albany don’t be ‘block’heads and help Eric Adams fight NYC crime surge

Adams calls for help from numerous power centers beyond his control. He is asking the courts, district attorneys, federal government and Albany to join the NYPD in saving New York from the plague of violence.  One immediate reaction was heartening, with Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg apparently changing his tune on gun prosecutions. Mr. Softie had […]

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Bills aim to upend and replace Chiefs as class of AFC

Bills clinch the AFC East. Is anyone even surprised they won another playoff game? After 20-plus years as an afterthought, the Bills have transformed, in what feels like an instant, from a feel-good underdog story to having a lot to lose Sunday when they visit the Chiefs in the AFC divisional playoffs at Arrowhead Stadium. […]

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Ellen Foley, Meat Loaf’s ‘Paradise by the Dashboard Light’ Sparring Partner, on the Making of Rock’s Greatest Duet

In the wake of Meat Loaf’s death Thursday, singer Ellen Foley described her working relationship with Meat Loaf in the 1970s as “a beautiful, feisty, joyful friendship. Meat and Jim (Steinman) brought me into the consciousness of the rock ‘n’ roll world. And through ‘Paradise by the Dashboard Light,’ I get to be a horny […]

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‘Yellowjackets’ Composers Craig Wedren and Anna Waronker on Drafting the Perfect Indie-Rock Theme Song, and Why the ’90s Are Back

The ’90s: back! Also back: overwhelming existential dread! They’re two great tastes that taste great together, as any fan of Showtime’s hit series “Yellowjackets” can attest. Besides all the mid-’90s pop and indie-rock needle drops that pop up amid the calmer moments in the show’s sometimes horrific storm, there’s also music of an uneasier nature […]

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Alabama freshman receiver Ja’Corey Brooks could be key in CFP final

Georgia in the SEC title game, catching seven passes for 184 yards and touchdowns, the Bulldogs will almost certainly pay him extra attention. That could lead to more opportunities for Brooks. Ja’Corey BrooksManny Flores/CSM/Shutterstock Brooks could end up following in the footsteps of another famous Alabama wide receiver: former Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith, who […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Next Level Chef’ On Fox, Where Gordon Ramsay Challenges Teams Of Chefs To Cook In Kitchens Both Great And Terrible

We always imagine reality show producers sitting around a conference table trying to find new wrinkles for formats that are now decades old. Whoever had the fever dream that helped create Next Level Chef — maybe brought on by not-so-fresh sushi, maybe by a viewing of the Netflix horror movie The Platform — should get credit […]

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Electoral College will vote Monday, confirming Joe Biden’s U.S. presidential win

Electors will gather in state capitols across the country on Monday to formally vote for Joe Biden as the next U.S. president, effectively ending President Donald Trump’s frenzied but failing attempt to overturn his loss in the Nov. 3 election. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden points a finger at his election rally, after […]

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