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Ten Quotes that prove Music is a Special Kind of Medicine for the Soul.

get elephant's newsletter I just returned from a small music festival in a sleepy beach town in the south of Sydney.It was a breath of fresh air to escape the pressures of big city life and lose myself in music.Once we arrived, we stopped at a local bar to celebrate. While my friend and I sat on a patio and clinked our glasses to cheers, a gardener watering plants nearby playfully splashed us with water. We laughed, and a few minutes later a bartender walked over to chat with us. He leaned...

Eight Famous Figures on Why They Love Their Sunglasses

It’s blindingly obvious (if you’ll excuse the pun) that the primary objective of sunglasses is to protect the eyes of their wearer from the sun, but for as long as they have been part of our accessory arsenal, they’ve played a multitude of additional roles. Sunglasses are perhaps unrivalled in their ability to create a veneer of aloof charisma with a simple flick of the wrist. James Dean knew. Grace Kelly has become synonymous with her preferred headscarf and thick-framed shades. Two of...

QUICK QUOTES: Lee Daniels Says It’s ‘A Miracle From God’ That He Doesn’t Have AIDS

Lee Daniels Says It’s A Miracle He Doesn’t Have AIDSLee Daniels has never been one to mince words or shy away from some real talk, but this may be the realest thing we’ve ever heard him say.On March 22, the “Empire” and “Star” co-creator spoke at Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film & TV and opened up about a very dark time in his life – when the AIDS epidemic hit.Lee opened up about losing all of his friends to AIDS and how he went into a downward spiral of drugs and unprotected...