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Pastry Chef Pichet Ong Is Sweet on Duke Ellington and João Gilberto

If Pichet Ong’s face looks familiar that’s because you’ve probably seen him on Martha Stewart Live, and Cupcake Wars, Iron Chef America, and Top Chef: Just Desserts. This guy definitely makes the rounds. He’s also a two-time nominee for the Outstanding Pastry Chef award from

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The Rolling Stones Are Total Exhibitionists

Remember when Chuck Klosterman’s New York Times article entitled “Which Rock Stars Will Historians of the Future Remember” stirred up all that heated discussion last year? The Beatles, Elvis, Dylan, Chuck Berry…all had their outspoken advocates. Now, somewhat belatedly but persuasively, “Exhibitionism” — a new

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The Best of Our David Bowie Coverage

Much has been made about 2016 being a year of major losses in pop music and the general consensus has been that those losses really started with David Bowie’s death on January 10 (the day after his 69th birthday). Because Bowie is Bowie, his passing

Netflix’s “Chef’s Table” Is a Feast for Foodies

What with Top Chef, Iron Chef, MasterChef, and Chopped, not to mention all their many spin-offs, variations, and imitators, you’d think the TV landscape was too glutted to sustain yet another chef-centric program. Enter Netflix to prove you oh-so-wrong. Their documentary anthology Chef’s Table has,

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Our Top 10 Posts of 2016 (With a Caveat)

One thing we learned over here at CultureSonar in 2016: Our readers share our ongoing, deeply felt passion for The Beatles. The band is as fresh to our readers as it was decades ago. So we put together a list of our most popular Beatles posts from the last