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Devo Guitarist Bob Casale Dead at 61

He formed New Wave band with brother Gerald in 1970

(Newser) - "Whip It" fans, sorry for the news: Devo guitarist Bob Casale died yesterday of heart failure at age 61, Rolling Stone reports. He helped form the New Wave band with his brother Gerald in 1973 and stayed on board for decades: "Bob Casale was there in the trenches... More »

The Hippest New Coifführer: 'Hitler Youth' Haircut

Some tastemakers prefer to call it by another name...

(Newser) - It's the latest retro look to come back into fashion, a haircut that seems like something out of Boardwalk Empire, or a cut J. Edgar Hoover sported, or a style embraced by ... Nazi Germany? Yes, the clean-cut look—buzzed short on the sides, the longer top slicked back with... More »

New Wave Filmmaker Eric Rohmer Dead at 89

Pioneering Frenchman directed 50+ films

(Newser) - Eric Rohmer, a leading light of the French New Wave and a prolific filmmaker for over 4 decades, died today in Paris. He was 89. Overshadowed early in his career by Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut, Rohmer made his mark with his "Six Moral Tales," released from... More »

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