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Frieda Pinto has Found the Warmest Place in Your Apartment

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Really, Don’t: Gentlemen of America, do not wear eye shadow to your wedding. We’re not sure why we’re even talking about this. [Good Men Project]

It Builds Character: Stephen Toblowsky on the existential victory of the character actor. [NYTimes]

Perhaps I’ve Said Too Much: A guide to never giving too much information. A related skill: holding your liquor. [Mien Magazine]

Fela Returns: The new set of Fela Kuti reissues looks pretty awesome, if you’re into awesome things. [Boing Boing]

Chief Priest Say

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Afrobeat has been gaining cred since the Talking Heads days, but it looks like its chief priest, Fela Ransome Kuti, is finally getting his due.

He’s already the subject of one of the better shows on Broadway—the Hov-produced Fela!, which might be more of an on-stage dance party than a strict play—but it looks like he’ll also be getting the biopic treatment, with the consistently awesome Chiwetel Ejiofor in the lead role.

Here's why we're so excited»