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'Exorcist' Director Makes A New Movie About Exorcism (It's A Documentary)

William Friedkin had never actually witnessed an exorcism. Then he recorded the footage at the center of The Devil And Father Amorth. "I was scared, seriously scared," he says.

Last Book Viktor Krauss
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Dying Rays Gang of Four & Herbert Grönemeyer

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Bearing Musical Witness To John B. McLemore, The Late Protagonist Of 'S-Town'

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John B.'s Dark Spring (inspired by Carl Michael von Hausswolf) Tor Lundvall & John B. McLemore
The Love We Almost Had Rhiannon Giddens

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'Exorcist' Director Makes A New Movie About Exorcism (It's A Documentary)

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Synchronicity IV Maserati

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Outrage Over Arrests At Philly Starbucks Fuels Twitter Conversations

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Texas Disability Group Wants Victims' Voices Heard In Gun Debate

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Variations On Balkan Themes, Op. 60 - 3. Allegro Ma Non Troppo The Still Waters
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Zoologist Lucy Cooke says we infantilize pandas because they look cute. "We don't think of them as bears," she says. "We think of them as helpless evolutionary mishaps." Though captive breeding programs get a lot of press, she wishes that there were more emphasis on maintaining their natural habitat. Above, panda cubs at a conservation center in Wenchuan in China's southwestern Sichuan province. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Cares If They're Cute? This Zoologist Accepts Animals On Their Own Terms

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Juliana Hatfield Sings The Hits Of 'Old Friend' Olivia Newton-John

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A Little More Love Juliana Hatfield
If I Could Juliana Hatfield Three

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