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Giants victory extends Steve Perry's concert stand for at least two more dates

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The San Francisco Giants advanced to the World Series last night, with a walk-off three-run home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals. In bigger news, the victory extends the AT&T Park residency of Journey’s Steve Perry, the diehard Giants fan who’s turned every San Francisco home game into a personal concert. For some, i.e. Perry, the Giants are just the warm-up act for his animated lip-syncing of his own stadium-thumping songs in between innings, like last night’s rendition of “Don’t Stop Believin'”.

Perry is obviously a big fan of the hometown Giants, and he’s been driving the bandwagon with his surreal karaoke since 2010, when the Giants won the World Series for the first time since 1954. That year, he told MLB.com, “I can’t put into words what the Giants have done for me emotionally. It’s beyond words. In a lot of ways, they’ve saved me, and they’ve gotten me back into music, to be perfectly honest with you. They touched me in a way that made me excited about music again.”

And when he says excited, he means EXCITED. Check out some of his recent hits, and take special note of his more-enthusiastic back-up singers. READ FULL STORY

Hear the debut single from 'South Park's' Lorde

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South Park already revealed that Lorde is actually the middle-aged father of Stan Marsh. But that doesn’t mean Lorde can’t make great music, as evidenced by “Push (Feeling Good on a Wednesday),” which has been released in full. READ FULL STORY

Neil Patrick Harris was almost in 'American Horror Story: Murder House'

Neil Patrick Harris has no shortage of things to do: He stars in the box office hit Gone Girlrecently finished a 20-week run as the title character in Broadway’s Hedwig and the Angry Inchjust released his first book, and will be hosting this year’s Oscars. But one opportunity he missed? Starring on American Horror Story.

Long before Twisty the Clown made his debut on this season of the FX show, American Horror Story showrunner Ryan Murphy asked Harris and his husband, David Burtka, to play a couple in the show’s first season, Murder House. But the two had just played a dysfunctional “couple” in A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas, and Harris didn’t want a repeat—so the roles went to Zachary Quinto and Teddy Sears instead. The show’s now in its fourth season.

Harris, who was apple-picking with his twins’ pre-school class before news that he’d be hosting the Oscars broke Wednesday, stopped by EW Radio on Sirius XM Thursday to talk with EW editor Matt Bean about what he doesn’t want the Oscars to look like, who his celebrity crush is, and why exactly he skipped out on that Horror Story role. Here’s the rest of what Harris revealed. READ FULL STORY

Bill Murray ditches the 'Late Show' to train for the NYC marathon

Bill Murray is a very busy man—and sometimes, being very busy means going for a run in a tux in the middle of a talk show interview.

On last night’s Late Show, Murray realized that he was less than a month away from the NYC Marathon. Apparently, he’d made a promise to himself that he was going to enter this year. In a panic that he wouldn’t have enough time to train, Murray took his interview on the run. After putting a little Bengay on his hands—to help with his achy knees, obviously—Murray took off for a quick, marathon-worthy sprint around the block, during which he stole from strangers and realized what it feels like to be born again.

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Brad Pitt has a 'breakdance conversation' with Jimmy Fallon on 'Tonight Show'

It’s a little less conversation, a little more action in a new video from The Tonight Show that features Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon engaging in a “Breakdance Conversation”—meaning they breakdance in response to one another as subtitles tell us what words their moves translate to.

For example: Pitt, who currently stars in World War II film Fury, back-flips off a wall at one point, which apparently means, “If you don’t see [my movie], I’ll be furious.” Breakdancing Brad’s got jokes! READ FULL STORY

Real-life clowns are mad about 'American Horror Story'

At this point, clowns are more often associated with fear than with good timesand the Clowns of America International aren’t happy about it.

“Hollywood makes money sensationalizing the norm,” Glenn Kohlberger, the association’s president, told the Hollywood Reporter“They can take any situation, no matter matter how good or pure, and turn it into a nightmare.”

The latest nightmare is American Horror Story: Freak Show’s Twisty, a clown who murders and locks up his victims in an old school bus. The character’s so scary that, according to showrunner Ryan Murphy, some people walked out of the premiere, unable to handle it. “I personally don’t have that phobia but I understand that people do,” Murphy told EW earlier this month. “To them I say, watch it in the daytime, because it only gets worse.” READ FULL STORY

Chef celebrates 'The Walking Dead's' return with human-tasting burger

To honor The Walking Dead‘s fifth season premiere, a London chef took inspiration from the show’s walkers and their appetite for human flesh. But don’t worry—his food won’t give customers the same appetite that zombies have.

FWx discovered that Jim Thomlinson, the chef for London Mess, has debuted a burger that supposedly tastes like human flesh at the London pop-up Terminus Tavern. Better yet, the site published his recipe so that readers can make their own burgers at home. READ FULL STORY

Before 'I Love Lucy': 'Life' posts rare early photos of Lucille Ball

Audiences best know Lucille Ball as the lovable screwball at the center of I Love Lucy, but few know of the comedian’s life as an aspiring actress before TV fame set in, and her subsequent role as a television studio mogul. READ FULL STORY

Emma Stone plays Box of Lies on 'Tonight Show'

Emma Stone might be a great actress, lip synch-er, and Spice Girls fan, but liar? Not so much.

Stone went on The Tonight Show Tuesday to play Box of Lies, a game that involves lying about what you find in a mystery box. Stone pulled a Frozen DVD frozen in a block of ice in her box, but told Jimmy Fallon she had playing cards that were formed into a “sculpture stack of those cards in the shape of, I guess it could only be a salamander. Or like a gecko, I guess.” Thanks to the combination of Stone’s lack of lying skills and the impossibility of a gecko sculpture made out of cards, she lost the round.

In all fairness, she warned us: “I love to lip-synch, but I am a terrible liar,” Stone said before choosing her box. “So this is a bad game for me.” READ FULL STORY

John Mulaney gives breakup advice in 'Ask a Grown Man'

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Let John Mulaney tell you how to break up with your first boyfriend. Mulaney, the comedian and star of a self-titled sitcom on Fox, is the latest grown-up to dole out romantic advice in Rookie‘s “Ask a Grown Man” series.  READ FULL STORY

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