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THE REAL STORY Martin Tankleff today remains devoted to justice despite 17 years false imprisonment

Maria Elena Salinas, who counts Emmys, Peabodys, and Edward R. Murrow awards among her many accolades, is launching a new true crime show in conjunction with Investigation Discovery. Entitled The Real Story with Maria Elena Salinas, the show, per its press release, “peels back the layers of national headline-making crimes in search of new evidence, […]

PHOTOS Kylie Jenner ‘has become very wise’ in choosing cosmetic surgeries, says the Kardashian family plastic surgeon

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Kylie Jenner has been denying rumors about assorted cosmetic surgeries since around her 16th birthday. She called such rumors “hurtful” three years ago, when what looked like a new pair of lips caught fans by surprise, and used to claim that her mother “would never let” her go under the knife or anything like it. […]

KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP Documentary explores new evidence in possible wrongful conviction for 1997 murder


Investigation Discovery’s four-part Killing Richard Glossip documentary takes a comprehensive look at the case of an Oklahoma man sentenced to death for a murder that police know he didn’t commit, and that Glossip has argued for years he had nothing to do with. The miniseries was produced by acclaimed filmmaker Joe Berlinger, best-known for his […]

PHOTOS Fixer Upper’s infamous Barndominium is for sale–but it comes with some major headaches (in addition to the major price tag)

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One of the best-known houses in Fixer Upper history is currently on the market–but the successful buyer needs more than deep pockets to seal the deal. The Barndominium was an instantly legendary renovation after it featured on Season 3, Episode 11 of Fixer Upper, and then turned into something of a headache for Chip and […]

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Do the people on Home Town keep the furnishings? Erin and Ben Napier’s Laurel Mercantile, explained

It’s a question that gets asked of every new show on HGTV, and their latest hit Home Town is no different: Do the people on Home Town keep the furnishings? Viewers are enamored–to say the least!–of Erin and Ben Napier’s cozy aesthetic, due in no small part to the huge array of crafts and custom-built […]

The Disney World MagicBand tracking device is the charm bracelet of Orwellian nightmares

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If you’ve been lucky (or cursed) enough to visit Disney World in the last few years, you know that the park takes your fingerprint before you can get through the front doors. Which can be an eyebrow-raising proposition under good circumstances–but the Disney World MagicBand tracking device the company began using in 2013 is supposed […]

How does HGTV’s Home Town work? The Napiers explain the process

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Home Town, HGTV’s newest impeccable-yet-approachable renovation hit, had a very long gestation. As we described in our first feature on the show, an HGTV producer contacted Erin and Ben Napier back in 2014, after seeing a magazine profile of their beautifully restored 1925 Craftsman-style home. The pair shot a sizzle reel–a short montage of introductory […]