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Movies
87th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball Preview
From Vibrators to Vaporizers: Here’s What Comes in the Oscars’ Gift Bag
Movies

Don’t be too upset if Richard Linklater doesn’t win Best Director or if Patricia Arquette edges out Emma Stone for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. No matter who wins or loses, nominees for Best Actor and Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress and Best Director receive gift bags valued at more than $125,000. No big deal, they’re just a tad bit more expensive than the goodie-bags we got at birthday parties as kids.

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Music
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Giveaway: Together Boston and Zakim Recordings Release Festival Compilation on Vinyl
Music

There’s something about listening to a song on vinyl that just doesn’t translate in digital format. With the convenience that digital technology allows, songs can easily get lost in the shuffle; with vinyl, a song is more long lasting. A little more chronic. You hold it in your hands; you peruse the album art and liner notes; you play it over and over again. You know that the people who pressed the vinyl really believe in the songs on it. More