Ben Beaumont-Thomas

Martin Scorcese and Mick Jagger Teaming Up for a HBO Series on the Coke-Filled 1970s Music Scene -- Watch the Trailer

From the title downwards, HBO’s upcoming drama Vinyl is clearly an homage to one of the most fetishised periods of music: 1970s New York, where the carpet was thick, the coke was pure and the only thing louder than the guitars were the suits.

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Eddie Murphy Refused to Perform SNL Sketch as Bill Cosby

Eddie Murphy turned down a sketch lampooning Bill Cosby in Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary special, because he “will not kick a man when he is down”.

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Shia LaBoeuf: I Was Raped During Performance Art Project

The actor Shia LaBeouf has claimed a woman raped him during the performance of his one-man art piece #IAMSORRY earlier this year.

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Scientists Create Bionic Particles For Biofuels Inspired By 'Terminator' Movies

In what might come to be seen as a moment of apocalyptic hubris, scientists at universities in Michigan and Pittsburgh in the US have pioneered bionic particles – a blend of organic matter with semiconductors – that they describe as being "inspired by fictional cyborgs like Terminator".

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