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5 new releases we love: Land Of Talk goes deep, Mahalia remixes longing, and more
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There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on our Spotify playlist, and if you like what you hear, we encourage you to purchase featured artists’ music

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Get pumped for <i>The Matrix 4</i>'s premiere with this 2003 news report featuring <i>Reloaded</i> cosplayers

We still have a ways to go before The Matrix 4 arrives at those semi-mythological places from the past that we call “movie theaters,” but it’s never too early to start planning exactly what combination of trench coat, wraparound sunglasses, and combat boots you’re going to wear when it’s time to line up for opening

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Get some classical music and 3 dozen eggs: <i>Taskmaster’</i>s Alex Horne has a task for you

Over the last 10 seasons, Taskmaster has become one of the weirdest, most wonderfully strange institutions in the world of British TV panel shows. The show’s premise is deceptively simple: Brit comedians subject themselves to several months’ worth of bizarre lateral thinking assignments—ranging from “Hide and seek for

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A priest wants to warn you of the seven deadly sins... through pictures of goats

Normally, when a priest wants to proselytize about their religion without any invitation to do so, we immediately tune out. That said, we’re also on record at The A.V. Club as big fans of looking at, listening to, or reading about goats and so we’ve reached a bit of an impasse with what we’re about to present: The seve

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William Shakespeare invented every romantic comedy trope we love today

If there’s one thing I took away from my four years at theater school, it’s that plays are meant to be seen, not read. And that’s doubly true for the works of William Shakespeare, which can seem impossibly archaic on the page but are vital and hilarious when brought to life by actors who can actually make the language

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