JAY-Z’s name change and the latest 'Transformers' movie make this week's Overrated/Underrated list.
JAYZs name change and the latest Transformers movie make this weeks OverratedUnderrated

The unstoppable rise of 'Transformers,' and Rory Scovel is your new favorite comic

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Chef Amy Thielen is drawn to idiosyncratic crossroads — “between rural and urban, high-flung and low-down, garbage juice and black truffle juice.”
Chef Amy Thielen is drawn to idiosyncratic crossroads between rural and urban

Chef Amy Thielen explains her love for rural and urban, highflung and lowdown in 'Give A Girl A Knife'

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For too long the female-founded houses have played second fiddle to the battle between the lion and the snake. But no more.
For too long the femalefounded houses have played second fiddle to the

Hogwarts Castle gets light show; Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff fans go wild

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"I live in a world where I see a growing ignorance about films and books of the past. People are completely taken over by the tyranny of the present."--Bertrand Tavernier
I live in a world where I see a growing ignorance about

French auteur Bertrand Tavernier takes film lovers on an incredible 'Journey' through the past

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Pop diva Janet Jackson remains "happy" even after her happily ever after comes to an end.
Pop diva Janet Jackson remains "happy" even after her happily ever after comes to an end

Janet Jackson is 'so happy' amid divorce proceedings, producer Jimmy Jam says

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For two weeks this month I covered the Bill Cosby sexual-assault trial in Norristown, Pa.

It was hard sometimes not to see the proceedings through a pop-cultural filter.
For two weeks this month I covered the Bill Cosby sexualassault trial in Norristown Pa

First person: How the Bill Cosby trial was — and wasn't — like some of Hollywood's best legal dramas

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Instead of striving to be a mega-event like Coachella, BET Experience and Arroyo Seco Weekend are part of a new crop of music fests tailored to specific audiences.
Instead of striving to be a megaevent like Coachella BET Experience and

Bigger isn't always better as music's boom and bust era of the super festival becomes more niche

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Some of the best sci-fi currently being written is set in a future that isn’t too distant from ours.
Some of the best scifi currently being written is set in a

Travel to the near future with these sci-fi reads

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Seth Meyers tackled Senate Republicans' "breathtakingly cruel" healthcare bill on last night's "Late Night."
Seth Meyers tackled Senate Republicans breathtakingly cruel healthcare bill on last nights

Seth Meyers goes after Senate's 'breathtakingly cruel' healthcare bill

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So what advice do Nanjiani and Gordon have for staying happy while putting their own real-life relationship on-screen, warts and all?
So what advice do Nanjiani and Gordon have for staying happy while

5 reasons Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon stayed married after turning their love life into 'The Big Sick'

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Did the NBA star's friendship with Kim Jong Un play a role?
Did the NBA star's friendship with Kim Jong Un play a role

Dennis Rodman takes credit for Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea

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"When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?"--Johnny Depp
"When was the last time an actor assassinated a president"Johnny Depp

At Glastonbury Festival, Johnny Depp jokes about assassinating President Trump

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Find out why Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin are basking in the afterglow.
Find out why Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin are basking in the afterglow

How Netflix's wrestling comedy 'GLOW' helped Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin push against type

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At REDCAT'S MXLA summit it won’t all be talk. In addition to the various speakers, a special, surprise performance is also scheduled.
At REDCATS MXLA summit it wont all be talk In addition to

REDCAT's MXLA summit seeks to push back against anti-Mexico rhetoric as it connects L.A. and Mexico City

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Because even if you look like you have it all, the quest for self-improvement never ceases.
Because even if you look like you have it all the quest for selfimprovement never ceases

Inside Gwyneth Paltrow's first wellness summit, In Goop Health

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Shakespeare clearly lies outside the right-wing attack machine’s area of expertise.
Shakespeare clearly lies outside the rightwing attack machine’s area of expertise

Shakespeare and the politics of our age: Trump, 'Julius Caesar' and now 'Richard II'

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Sofia Coppola’s “The Beguiled” has some of the spooky, suggestive magic of a fairy tale.
Sofia Coppolas The Beguiled has some of the spooky suggestive magic of

Sofia Coppola brings a ruthless precision to the artful Southern gothic 'The Beguiled'

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Prince, the visionary who recruited Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman as members of the Revolution, is gone forever.

Yet the Revolution is keeping his memory alive.
Prince the visionary who recruited Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman as members

How Prince's Revolution reformed — and why his legacy might be in trouble

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