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  • The $268K story behind the story of a N.J. woman accused of killing her husband

    A Bayonne woman on trial for strangling her husband took hundreds of thousands from her mother, a lawsuit says. JERSEY CITY -- A Bayonne woman on trial for strangling her husband in 2015 was living high on the hog at the time of the killing and using money taken from her mother's estate to do it, her brother said. "They were living beyond their means," said Scott Sykowski of his sister, Michelle Hurley, 47, and her husband, David Hurley, 50. "David worked at Port...

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  • Battlefield V, Mandy, and the best film scenes of 2018: The A.V. Club's best stories of the week

    Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews. Read more

    The A.V. Club
  • Scott Pilgrim, the Playstation Classic, and the best comics of 2018: The A.V. Club's best stories of the week

    Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews. Read more...

    The A.V. Club
  • The real story behind 'Silent Night'

    "Silent Night" might be one of the sweetest Christmas carols there is, but following the trail of the man who wrote it exactly 200 years ago involves an unexpectedly macabre twist. "The skull is embedded behind there," says guide Sepp Greimel, pointing at a nativity scene over the altar of the chapel we're stood in. The skull, mercifully not visible, belongs to Josef Mohr, Catholic priest and joint composer of the Christmas carol that has been translated from its original "Stille Nacht" into...

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  • 50 Of The Best "Riverdale" Jokes From 2018

    Archie: "Well, I guess I better take my shirt off." View Entire Post ›

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  • The Story Behind the Real Green Book

    The new movie "Green Book" is based on a true story about an African-American pianist who hired a white driver to chauffer him from city to city on a recital tour through the Deep South in the 1960s. News4's Barbara Harrison explains the Green Book was a guide that helped African Americans navigate the country safely during segregation. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has a special exhibit dedicated to the Green Book that demonstrates how truly difficult it was for...

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  • The True Story Behind 'The Favourite'

    Separating fact from fiction in Yorgos Lanthimos' 18th-century romp

    Time