Claire Suddath

Claire Suddath is TIME's music and culture writer. She graduated from Vanderbilt University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Claire has been at TIME for three years; before then, she worked at an alt-weekly newspaper in Nashville. She laughs a lot.

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Today’s Movie Trailer: Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen is back. In The Dictator, his third mildly offensive movie about a heavily accented foreigner, the British comedian plays a Gaddafi-esque tyrant who comes to America and—actually, and then I’m not sure what happens after that. Between all the 9/11 and AIDS jokes in the trailer, it was difficult to discern an …

The Best Albums of 2011

Like crops and the stock market, the music industry has years of plenty and years of drought. 1965 saw several new songs that are now considered classic, such as Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” and the Rolling Stones’ “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.” Can you imagine what that year-end Top …

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