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#TBT 2000: How Did People Hook Up Before Online Dating?

Let’s take a trip back in time to 2000, when Savage Garden‘s “I Knew I Loved You” was in heavy rotation on the radio and people were cruising around on Razor scooters. It was a time when digital music was all the rage and people were scouring the Earth for their next potential hookup — only not on OkCupid, but in bars via speed dating. Phew! Thank goodness for the internet because back-to-back small talk seems really stressful.

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Jake Epstein Trades Degrassi Community School For Beautiful On Broadway

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After six seasons of playing the bioplar wannabe rock star Craig Manning on DegrassiJake Epstein “graduated” from the hit Canadian series to attend theater school. He made a few guest appearances — who can forget his surprise coke problem or the gang’s trip to Hollywood? — before landing roles in the national tours of Spring Awakening and American Idiot. And with that, a Broadway baby was born. Epstein currently stars as Gerry Goffin in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, the story of the prolific singer-songwriter and her former husband/writing partner that is much more than a simple reading of their Wikipedia pages set to music. With seven Tony Award nominations, the show is one of the must-see productions of the season, making Epstein one of Degrassi‘s biggest success stories to date. See? It’s not all about Drake.

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Getting The Boot: TV Stars Who Were Fired From Their Hit Shows

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Amid rumors that Naya Rivera‘s divalicious attitude led to her getting fired from Glee, we couldn’t help but think about other celebs who actually did get tossed from TV shows. So which stars had runs on hit series that were ended by them getting axed?

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Strange Chemistry: Stars Who Have Played Both Onscreen Siblings + Onscreen Lovers

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Chemistry is a strange thing to nail in Hollywood. How do you put two people together and hope there will be sizzling romantic sparks? Now, there’s a wave of actors who are pulling double duty in the chemistry department. On-screen pairs like Godzilla‘s Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen and The Fault In Our StarsAnsel Elgort and Shailene Woodley aren’t just selling the sex, but they’re selling the idea that they’re siblings in their other big onscreen roles.

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