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Dennis Hopper Films

By The Top 13 on May 29, 2010

Last week, Dennis Hopper, who is gravely ill with prostate cancer, was honored with a well-deserved star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Given that recognition and Hopper's... more

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Scariest Serial Killers

By The Top 13 on May 12, 2010

Earlier this year, as a California jury convicted serial killer Rodney Alcala of five murders in that state, investigators across the country considered whether he also... more

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Apple Innovations

By The Top 13 on April 01, 2010

This Saturday, Apple will release the iPad, its first completely new major product since the iPhone and latest foray into tablet computing. While the jury is still out on... more

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Guru Songs

By The Top 13 on March 03, 2010

Earlier this week, legendary emcee Guru of the pioneering New York rap group Gang Starr suffered a severe heart attack that left him in a coma. Like the entire hip hop... more

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Charity Songs

By The Top 13 on February 18, 2010

With the release last week of "We Are the World 25 for Haiti," a remake of the 1985 hit song for charity "We Are the World," we decided to take a look at the best of those... more

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State of the Union Addresses

By The Top 13 on January 28, 2010

Last night, President Obama delivered his first state of the union address, setting forth his plans to fix the economy and urging Americans not to give up on his ambitious... more

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Conan O'Brien Moments

By Carson for The Top 13 on January 26, 2010

With Conan O'Brien's tenure as host of The Tonight Show now history and at least seven months until Conan returns with a new show, we started to think about what we're... more

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Celebrity Deaths of the Year

By The Top 13 on December 21, 2009

As 2009 comes to a close, The Top 13 remembers some of the biggest figures in American history and culture who died this year. The ranking of this list - which includes... more

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Oprah Moments

By The Top 13 on November 20, 2009

With the news late yesterday that Oprah will announce the end of The Oprah Winfrey Show during today's episode, The Top 13 counts down the most notable moments during the... more

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Worst Acts of Unsportsmanlike Conduct

By The Top 13 on November 11, 2009

By now, many of us have seen the shocking video of New Mexico soccer player Elizabeth Lambert violently throwing down a BYU player by her ponytail, along with her repeated... more

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Poker Players Who Have Never Won the Main Event

By The Top 13 on November 10, 2009

Tonight, ESPN airs the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event, although it was played during two sessions over the past week. The last player standing will... more

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2012 Republican Presidential Hopefuls

By The Top 13 on November 03, 2009

It's Election Day. But this year's Election Day - aside from gubernatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia and a few big city mayoral elections - lacks the excitement of... more

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