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Phil Hartman Was ‘The Glue’ During His SNL Career

He began his career as an album cover designer. His SNL castmates referred to him as “the glue” because “he kind of held the show together”

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Remembering Barry White and Love Unlimited

Backing his work was Love Unlimited Orchestra, a 40-piece ensemble conducted by White himself. His legacy includes six Top 10 pop hits and six #1 R&B singles

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Celebrating Mel Brooks

The legendary filmmaker, writer and actor is one of just 17 artists who have earned “EGOT” status, winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award

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Remembering Animal House’s ‘Fat, Drunk and Stupid’ Flounder

Actor Stephen Furst played the hapless Delta house fraternity pledge Kent Dorfman as his character became the butt of numerous pranks by the upperclassmen

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‘Shawshank Redemption’: Hope is a Dangerous Thing

The film finished ninth in its opening weekend in autumn 1994 and was declared a dud. Yet 6 months later, it was vying for 7 Oscars, including Best Picture

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Pour One Out: Our Tribute to the Red Solo Cup Inventor

Though the manufacturer denies their purpose, the lines on the ubiquitous cup are used as a guideline for pouring various alcoholic beverages

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Gladys Knight: Checking Off All the Boxes

The singer has checked off just about every box imaginable in her acclaimed career with plenty of #1 records and numerous honors

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Wavy Gravy—The Hippie Icon Who Fed the Crowd at Woodstock

From poet to peace activist to clown that launched institutions that aided thousands, he was perennially dedicated to uplifting others.

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Interview: British Invasion Songwriter Graham Gouldman

10cc’s co-founder started writing hits for bands like the Yardbirds, the Hollies and Herman’s Hermits at just age 19. He was just warming up

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When Eddie Murphy Became a Star With ’48 Hrs.’

The comedian was just 19 when he joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player. He soon became the series’ breakout star and Hollywood beckoned

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