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The Mystery Behind Matt Damon’s Weird Email Address, Solved
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Thanks to Wikileaks creating a searchable index of the leaked Sony emails, we now know Ben Affleck asked Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates to remove mention of his slave-holding ancestor from Gates’s PBS series, Finding Your Roots.

We also know Matt Damon wrote an email to Harvard president Drew Faust advocating for a prospective student’s admission to the college, which caused some confusion among Harvard staff because it came from Damon’s personal email, an oddly named Earthlink account.

And now we’ve solved the mystery behind Damon’s email address, an inside joke between him and Casey Affleck about an obscure R&B singer from the ’80s revealed in a 2002 interview with the Boston Phoenix. But first, some background. More

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Hannibal Buress Played Drums At SXSW
Hannibal Buress Drums For Massachusetts Band at SXSW, Immediately Forgets Their Name on ‘Kimmel’
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Comedian Hannibal Buress may best be known to some as the comedian who ignited the Bill Cosby firestorm, but he’s also a hilarious standup and television star, lending his talent to two of the funniest, most progressive comedies on television, Broad City and The Eric Andre Show.

He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin last night to discuss two things: first, that he’s been receiving death threats from Bill Cosby supporters, and second, that he managed to become a rockstar overnight. More

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This NSFW St. Patrick’s Day News Blooper Is Utterly Ridiculous
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St. Patrick’s Day festivities were in full swing in Chicago this weekend, from the dyed green river to the excitement of the Big Ten tournament. And you can bet a pot of gold that sparks were flying in pubs across the city as soused day-drinkers bonded over their love of authentic Irish culture and green beer. If you happened to watch this completely absurd WGN broadcast, however, the sparks were very, very literal. More

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‘Breaking Bad’ Fans Won’t Stop Throwing Pizza on Walter White’s Roof, and the Show’s Creator is Pissed
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With AMC’s Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul thriving, and hardcore fans spending time finding all the easter eggs and callbacks to the Emmy-winning show, it’s clear Walter White still has a ton of die-hard followers. But show creator Vince Gilligan is calling out some of those die-hards for throwing pizzas on the roof of the Albuquerque house where Breaking Bad was shot, and upsetting the nice lady who lives there. More