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    Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still shocks at 60

    AFP, Published on 12/08/2018

    » NEW YORK: Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence.

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    Beyonce, Jay-Z celebrate marriage and blackness in surprise album

    AFP, Published on 18/06/2018

    » NEW YORK - Music's most famous couple Beyonce and Jay-Z pulled a surprise by releasing a joint album, a long-rumored collaboration that celebrates their marital passion and black identity.

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    What we learned from Jay-Z, Beyonce album

    AFP, Published on 17/06/2018

    » NEW YORK - Jay-Z and Beyonce late Saturday released "Everything is Love," a surprise album after years of speculation that they were working on a joint project.

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    From Reading to Nakhon Nowhere

    B Magazine, Alan Parkhouse, Published on 06/05/2018

    » For the past 39 years, Roger Crutchley's weekly Postscript column has kept Bangkok Post readers smiling, taking a light-hearted look at life through the eyes of a long-time expat as well as being a welcome respite from the regular angst of crime, local politics, demonstrations and coups that often filled the rest of the paper.

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    Book reviews

    Life, Bernard Trink, Published on 29/03/2018

    » A desert thriller

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    Rediscovering a Malian gem

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 28/11/2017

    » When Mali gained independence from French colonial rule in 1960, guitarist/songwriter Boubacar Traore became one of the first musical stars of Mali's independence. Under the presidency of Modibo Keita, Traore regularly appeared on radio broadcasts becoming one of the symbols of the country's independence.

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    Notes from Bangkok

    Guru, Catherine Faulder, Published on 02/06/2017

    » This week, we're bringing you some musical notes through the likes of Bangkok's hottest -- in our most humble opinion -- singer-songwriters. Because in the age of digital, sometimes it's sweeter to go back to analogue. It's nice to appreciate where music came from not so long ago... It ain't just about the bashing of thumbs on laptops or the scratching of vinyls, you know? It's also about the strumming of guitar strings, the hitting of plastic and leather and the sound of a larynx voicing notes that came from somewhere close to the beat of a human heart! Yes, besides becoming Asia's hub for electronic music, Bangkok's equally also driving some of the slightly more natural sounds that continue to resonate with our musical souls. And we seem to have some pretty skilled lyricists on our turf too. Check these guys out before they blow up. Whoops, some of them already have!

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    Not-so-great expectations

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 14/04/2017

    » As the old saying goes, "too much of a good thing is a bad thing". Fast 8: Fate Of The Furious -- the latest entry to the long-running action/racing franchise -- is an apt example of this phrase, a film that tries so hard to outdo itself the results border on the satirical. While the Fast And Furious films have always managed to maintain their popularity through escalation of everything, from the action choreography to the conflict and the stakes, Fast 8 seems to have gone just a hair too far, with characters performing incredulous feats that wouldn't look out of place in a Marvel film.

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    Awarding the art and craft of advertising

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 06/04/2017

    » Recognising the creative talents behind Asia's most innovative and successful advertising and marketing campaigns, Adfest -- one of the region's most recognised and celebrated advertising events -- took place at the Peach conventional hall, Pattaya, at the end of March.

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    Taylor Swift's pre-Super Bowl show might be her only in 2017

    Published on 05/02/2017

    » NEW YORK - Taylor Swift's pre-Super Bowl concert broke some news: She announced it may be her only concert of this year; she performed for the smallest number of fans in some time -- 9,000 people is intimate for this pop star -- and she sang her newest single live for the first time.

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