Friends with the Guardians

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The Abilene Reporter-News, Nellie Doneva /AP
Forget studies and sketches. Forget deep musings on archetypes. When it comes to the characters known as “the guardians,” illustrator William Joyce says Jack Frost, Santa and E. Aster Bunnymund are pretty much pals.
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The long goodbye

Hearts broke across the alt-rock community when Denton band Centro-matic announced its farewell tour. With a prolific recording output and countless brilliant live performances since the band’s humble beginnings in the mid-’90s, its four members have stayed tightly connected against rock ’n’ roll odds.

Rock and roll eyes

Combo classic

Ho ho ho

Maybe not