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Today Is...

Ezra Miller's Birthday. Happy Birthday to our former NYLON cover star

News of the Day

+ You can stream Tinashe's new debut album Aquarius, featuring Dev Hynes, Future, Schoolboy Q, and A$AP Rocky over at Dazed Digital.

+ You can also stream Zola Jesus' new awesome new album, Taiga, over at The New York Times.

+ Your dreams may just be coming true because Clerks 3 is happening, Kevin Smith revealed during his Hollywood Babble On podcast. All because of the director's latest film, Tusk.

+ Months after removing Founder and CEO Dov Charney from its board of directors, American Apparel has finally hired an interim CEO, Scott Brubaker.

+ L.A. electro-alternative band Raw Fabrics' debut EP Gold Handcuffs, produced by Stephen Street, comes out today. Go to for more info!

Deal of the Day

Book a flight with JetBlue by tomorrow for fares as low as $69 one way. Say what?!

GIF of the Day

Advice of the Day: “Growing up we really worked and did things to please our audience and other people,” Mary Kate Olsen said in our '08 interview. “I think that as you get older you really narrow down what makes you happy and what you want to be doing."