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Mickey Kapp, Who Made Mixtapes for Astronauts, Dies at 88

Mickey Kapp, Who Made Mixtapes for Astronauts, Dies at 88

Mickey Kapp, a record producer who, after forging a somewhat improbable connection with several Mercury 7 astronauts, went on to provide later space explorers with customized mixtapes to listen to during their historic flights, died on June 11 at his home in Carmel, Calif. He

Women Crash the Pool Party

Women Crash the Pool Party

There is a three-second shot in Hulu’s “Shrill” that lingers. Annie, a tenderly insecure young journalist played by Aidy Bryant, is at her first Fat Babe Pool Party. It’s a glamorous bash featuring women dancing and splashing around in cute swimwear, and while Annie is

What Do You Get When You Cross Mark Morris With Samuel Beckett?

What Do You Get When You Cross Mark Morris With Samuel Beckett?

His approach was straightforward. “I am basically going straight from the written text and instructions. And then you question what Beckett didn’t specify, what is not excluded,” he said. “On purpose, I didn’t memorize or plan anything before starting.” Although he said he was initially

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