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Kanye West premiered The Life Of Pablo in only the way Kanye West could: at his Madison Square Garden fashion show. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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Kanye West Plays Puppet Master With 'Life Of Pablo' Premiere

Maybe this is all part of some performance-art piece we've been unwittingly sucked into. But either way, it seems to be working.

B + A The Beta Band
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It was recently announced that Aaron Sorkin will be adapting To Kill A Mockingbird for Broadway. Above, Scout's legs are tired after a particularly long "walk and talk." (Not really.) Above, Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch with Mary Badham as Scout and Phillip Alford as Jem in the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee's novel. Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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To Sorkin A Mockingbird: Screenwriter Will Adapt Novel For Broadway

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Theme from to Kill a Mockingbird Elmer Bernstein & The Orchestra
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Facebook board member Marc Andreessen, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who uses Twitter prolifically, has apologized for tweets suggesting he supported colonialism. Kimberly White/Getty hide caption

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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

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Nomade Slang Ibrahim Maalouf
Here Comes the Rain Again Eurythmics
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Ferguson Mayor James Knowles speaks during a Feb. 2 City Council meeting, where residents spoke with city leaders following a preliminary consent agreement with the Justice Department. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Ferguson Mayor: 'There Was No Agreement' With The Justice Department

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Stole the Show Kygo
Start Shootin' Little People
Worth Everything Ever Wished For ... The End Of The Ocean

Diane Warren co-wrote the song "Til It Happens to You" with Lady Gaga. It has been nominated for a Grammy and an Oscar for Best Song. Emily Shur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Diane Warren On 'Til It Happens To You,' A Modern Anthem For A Hard Truth

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Kanye West premiered The Life Of Pablo in only the way Kanye West could: at his Madison Square Garden fashion show. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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Kanye West Plays Puppet Master With 'Life Of Pablo' Premiere

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Real Friends Kanye West & Ty Dolla $ign
Río Ancho Paco de Lucía
Ghosts Laura Marling
Fat A** Joint Cujo
Layers Ryan Helsing, Matthew Setz
Doing the Wrong Thing Kaki King
Are You That Somebody Aaliyah
When Tomorrow Comes Eurythmics
C 130 Brownout
Daisuke El Huervo
No Way Out
Prestige Production Neil Richardson

John Oliver begins a new season of his comedy show Last Week, Tonight on Feb. 14. He says he wants to tackle the most challenging topics, "whether that is trying to explain some of the NSA's detailed programs, or whether that's putting a cowboy hat on a cat." Eric Liebowitz/HBO via AP hide caption

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Is John Oliver's Show Journalism? He Says The Answer Is Simple: 'No'

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Studio 69 Alan Hawkshaw
Some Kinda Mean Joshua Breakstone

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