Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis studied creative writing at University of Maryland, College Park and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. After a few years of odd jobs, he landed at KQED, where he worked his way up from an intern to being the lead producer of a literature podcast and then the creator and editor of KQED Pop. In his free time, he teaches yoga and sings his heart out at karaoke.

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Friends Reunion Finally Happened! (Minus the Boys)

Friends Reunion Finally Happened! (Minus the Boys)

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, and Courteney Cox reunited on Jimmy Kimmel Live for a Friends fan fiction read-through!

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Grimes’ New Music Video “Go” Inspired by Dante, KoRn and the X-Men

Grimes’ New Music Video “Go” Inspired by Dante, KoRn and the X-Men

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grimes returns with a hell-raising music video that’ll make you want to keep on sinning.

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Fall Preview: 12 Concerts You Can’t Miss

Fall Preview: 12 Concerts You Can’t Miss

| August 27, 2014 | 5 Comments

With the summer festival circuit in the rearview, it’s the perfect time to get up close and personal with your favorite bands.

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Ferguson Inspires Protest Music by J. Cole and Lauryn Hill

Ferguson Inspires Protest Music by J. Cole and Lauryn Hill

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the wake of Ferguson, J. Cole and Lauryn Hill join a long tradition of using music to process injustice.

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Pre-Work Rave: Your Reason to Get Out of Bed Tomorrow

Pre-Work Rave: Your Reason to Get Out of Bed Tomorrow

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

If a waft of Folgers isn’t enough to get you going, a break-of-dawn rave party might do the trick.

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Taylor Swift Debuts New Single “Shake It Off” a.k.a. Your New Guilty Pleasure

Taylor Swift Debuts New Single “Shake It Off” a.k.a. Your New Guilty Pleasure

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

I watched Taylor Swift’s live stream so you wouldn’t have to.

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Supercut of the Worst Movie Accents Confirms That Actors Are Overpaid

Supercut of the Worst Movie Accents Confirms That Actors Are Overpaid

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

And you thought Madonna’s fake accent was bad?

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Lauren Bacall, Hollywood and Broadway Legend, Dead at 89

Lauren Bacall, Hollywood and Broadway Legend, Dead at 89

| August 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

We say goodbye to another beloved Hollywood legend.

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Outside Lands 2014: Kanye, Kim Kardashian, Macklemore and Everything Else You Missed

Outside Lands 2014: Kanye, Kim Kardashian, Macklemore and Everything Else You Missed

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Agoraphobia or a distaste for frostbite get in the way of you and Outside Lands this year? No sweat; here’s what you missed!

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Beyonce and Jay Z: Divorce Or Marketing Scheme?

Beyonce and Jay Z: Divorce Or Marketing Scheme?

| August 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

Are Beyoncé and Jay Z breaking up? Or just trying to get into your wallet?

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