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In 1960s New York, Witchy Women Learn 'The Rules Of Magic'

In Alice Hoffman's prequel to Practical Magic, two sisters uncover their family's supernatural gifts and curses while growing up in the city.

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Salesman Who Sold A Shotgun To Las Vegas Shooter: 'Could I Have Stopped This? No'

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Stars Yosi Horikawa
Meaning Quantic

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In 'This Blessed Earth,' The Outdated Romance Of The Family Farm

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Focus (Rosie's Theme) T-Bone Burnett & The Civil Wars
September Song [*] Agnes Obel
Blue Avenue Jazz Liberatorz
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains How He Made His New Benefit Song For Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico Frankie Ruiz
Budo Puerto Rico All Stars
Days to Come Bonobo & Bajka
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Nightmare Scenario: Concert Security Experts Grapple With Lessons Of Las Vegas

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Ghostwriter RJD2
Numb Portishead
Harder Better Faster Stronger Daft Punk
Cold Fingers Ratatat

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