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The Stories Behind 15 Albums Named After Numbers, Featuring a Lot of Van Halen

When you think about it, most album titles are a little cryptic (Fiona Apple, I love you, but that’s a lot of title). But there‚Äôs something especially intriguing about a record that goes by nothing but a few digits. Those digits are usually anything but random, so here are a few of those musical mysteries, [...]

The Late Movies: 10 Great Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (on Netflix)

If you haven’t discovered Netflix and its instant streaming feature yet, it’s pretty magical. I watch so many more movies now because of it — and I’m much more quick to turn off the ones I’m not enjoying than I would be if I were renting the movies on physical discs, which means I end [...]

The Late Movies: Great Speeches by MLK

Today is Martin Luther King day, one of only four United States federal holidays that commemorate an individual person. Undoubtedly one of the great orators of his time, many of his speeches are available on YouTube, and I thought I’d share some of them here. Famously and intensely opposed to the war in Vietnam, King spoke [...]