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Searching For Elvis

This article originally appeared in the February 1968 issue of Esquire. Written by Stanley Booth, author of arguably the best book ever written about the Rolling Stones, this profile of Elvis appeared months before his famous “comeback” TV special. It contains outdated and potentially offensive descriptions of race, sex, and class. To read every Esquire

Rare Photos of the Rat Pack That’ll Take You Back in Time

It doesn't get more iconic than the Rat Pack—a.k.a. a group of performers that included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, and Peter Lawford. Their Old Hollywood charm, scandalous behavior, and partying lifestyle made them the "bad boys" of the late '50s and '60s. With their good looks and plenty of talent

Elvis Presley’s Incredible Life in Photos

From the time Elvis Presley entered the music industry in 1955, he was different from everyone else. Teenagers flocked to his charismatic performances and soon The King toppled the Billboard charts. He made a lasting impression on not only the music industry, but pop culture as a whole. Here, we're taking a look back at

Westworld Season 3 Caused My Pandemic Nightmares. Now, It’s Back.

Back in the time when I was still me—February 2020, roundabouts—I was on a second date. Central Park, somewhere near the lake. Crisp, cool, a day that felt like spring. You know, it's increasingly tough to remember anything from this time when I was myself, firmly made of flesh and bone, a real boy! But

Rare Vintage Photos of Priscilla Presley Through the Years

Priscilla Presley will forever be known for being Elvis's other half, but she's also a Hollywood icon in her own right. It wasn't easy living in the shadow of music's biggest star, and finding herself took some time—even after their divorce. To really get a sense of her experience—from her struggles to her achievements—you must

U.S. rocked by 3 mass shootings during Easter weekend

Authorities in South Carolina are investigating a shooting at a nightclub early Sunday that wounded at least nine people. It was the second mass shooting in the state and the third in the U.S. during the Easter holiday weekend.The South Carolina shootings and one in Pittsburgh, Pa., in which two minors were killed early Sunday

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Afghanistan earthquake: Survivors count horrific cost

By Secunder KermaniBBC News, Paktika province, AfghanistanImage caption, "Whatever we own has been destroyed," Rahmat Gul tells the BBCRahmat Gul's family is busy erecting a tent that has just been donated by a former Afghan politician. It stands next to another, donated by the Red Crescent, in the middle of the courtyard of the empty

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