Monday, November 19, 2018

Pop Culture

Five Queen documentaries to stream before 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Before seeing how Rami Malek does in Freddie Mercury’s shoes, here’s how to check out the real Mercury in action.
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The Queen movie ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ survives impossible task of re-creating Freddie Mercury

The Queen movie ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ survives impossible task of re-creating Freddie Mercury

A decade in the making, the Queen biopic, arriving Friday, hinged on casting an actor who could capture their iconic singer's essence. Good thing Rami Malek came along.
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Fall in Florida? Cue the stinky Skunk Ape.

Fall in Florida? Cue the stinky Skunk Ape.

Florida is bright and sunny, but we have our share of dark and haunted places, not to mention creepy creatures like the Skunk Ape and the Bardin Booger.
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Weekend concert picks: J Balvin, Lindsey Buckingham, Hanson and more

Weekend concert picks: J Balvin, Lindsey Buckingham, Hanson and more

Hanson with a symphony orchestra? Lindsey Buckingham without Fleetwood Mac? Get ready for a weird pre-Halloween weekend with J Balvin, Max Weinberg, CupcakKe, Behemoth, Michael Franti and more.
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Listen to our new culture podcast 'Life of the Party'

Listen to our new culture podcast 'Life of the Party'

Need just enough pop culture to be able to get by at a cocktail party? Check out our podcast, "Life of the Party."
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From FitzMagic to Red Tide, 6 very Florida Halloween costumes

From FitzMagic to Red Tide, 6 very Florida Halloween costumes

We’re here to help you put together costumes that portray sweaty life in the Sunshine State, with its stench of fish and cast of unforgettable characters.
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Tell us, what's the creepiest thing in the Tampa Bay area?

Tell us, what's the creepiest thing in the Tampa Bay area?

What is the creepiest thing in the Tampa Bay area? It could be a place, too, or maybe a person (but let’s try to be nice). Maybe it’s that old, empty house in your neighborhood. Didn’t you used to bicycle past it just a little fas...
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Weekend concert picks: Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Bob Dylan, Rae Sremmurd and more

Weekend concert picks: Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Bob Dylan, Rae Sremmurd and more

This week’s best Tampa Bay concerts: Bob Dylan, Toto, Rae Sremmurd, the Breeders, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda and the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, with George Thorogood, the Doobie Brothers and more.
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Toto’s Steve Lukather talks ‘Africa,’ Weezer, being a punch line and more

Toto’s Steve Lukather talks ‘Africa,’ Weezer, being a punch line and more

Why is Toto’s Africa (well, technically a Weezer cover) one of the most talked-about songs of 2018? Before playing Ruth Eckerd Hall, Toto guitarist Steve Lukather talks about getting the last laugh.
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After Weezer’s ‘Africa,’ here are 5 more ’80s cheese-pop covers we’d like to see

After Weezer’s ‘Africa,’ here are 5 more ’80s cheese-pop covers we’d like to see

Can Drake pull off Phil Collins? Does Post Malone just need a friend? We think so.
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