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— A third trailer has been released for the fourth season of Game of Thrones, in which “the world’s fallen apart.”

— If you haven’t read Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch you should, in preparation for a film adaptation by the same producers who brought you the Hunger Games.

— The 86th Academy Awards have come and gone, but Matthew McConaughey’s speech-giving acumen lives on.

— Last week we learned that Lena Dunham will contribute her comedic wit to Archie comics, but the franchise has remained successful without the help of celebrity endorsement.

— Today is the 20th anniversary of hip hop classic Hard to Earn. Learn more about the making of Gang Starr’s brilliant album.