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‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ Turns 90

Winnie-The-Pooh, the A.A. Milne series featuring a stuffed bear and his toy animal friends, debuted 90 years ago this week. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s nearly century-long run:

50 Years Of ‘Star Trek’

Star Trek, the science-fiction show about the crew of the starship Enterprise, premiered 50 years ago today on NBC, spawning a cult following and decades of spin-offs. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s 50-year history

How Big-Budget Movies Flop

Despite the recent box-office failures of Exodus, Ben-Hur, and Gods Of Egypt, studios continue to fund big-budget movies they hope will achieve blockbuster success. The Onion provides a step-by-step breakdown of how one of these movies becomes a flop:

Your Horoscopes — Week Of August 30, 2016

ARIES: Sometimes in life, you just need to stop whatever it is you’re doing and take a step back. Actually, maybe it’s two steps back. Yeah, that’s good. Keep going. The stars will let you know when you’re far enough.

‘Rugrats’ Turns 25

This August marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Rugrats, the beloved Nickelodeon cartoon about intrepid baby Tommy Pickles and his group of toddler friends. Here are some milestones from the show’s nine-season run

Your Horoscopes — Week Of August 9, 2016

ARIES: Your life’s story will soon play out in front of movie theater audiences across the country, though it’ll only last about 30 seconds and advertise free soft drink refills in the main lobby.

Director Has Clear Vision Of How Studio Will Destroy Movie

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Beastie Boys Release New Album

The Beastie Boys have released a new album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, the hip-hop trio's eighth in 25 years. Here are some of the highlights from the group's career:

  • 1979: Mike D's mom throws away his best porno mag, resulting in years of psychotherapy
  • 1983: The group crank calls Carvel Ice Cream headquarters and is caught off guard when Cooky Puss is put on the phone as requested
  • 1987: The music video for "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)" first airs on MTV, forever altering the way rap music is collectively screamed into landline telephones
  • 1989: Jesus Christ, Paul's Boutique came out 22 years ago? Jesus Christ
  • 1994: Michael "Mike D" Diamond's parents discover an Ill Communication CD in the family car and are very disappointed to learn that their son is a multiplatinum-selling hip-hop artist
  • 2004–2005: MCA enters a deep, unwavering Buddhist meditative state in which he generates every known rhyme for the word "ill"
  • 2007: Midnight release of The Mix-Up is canceled when it's revealed the Beasties and their legion of fans all have to get up early the next morning to drive their kids to middle school
  • 2009: Adam Yauch announces that he is undergoing treatment for cancer, with a special guest appearance by Biz Markie


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