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Which Premier League midfielder made a "Charlton-esque" pass and who looks an international-quality player once again?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Which Premier League midfielder produced a "Charlton-esque" pass and who is looking an international-quality player once again?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Might a deeper, and truly independent, investigation yield Paterno-esque culpability by UNC's hallowed coaching legends, let alone its administration?
(Forbes - Education, )

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The beauty trendsetter got a mermaid-esque mane makeover.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

Terminator-esque soldiers may be part of tomorrow's warfare.
(Tom Simpson in The Telegraph - Technology, )

These hotels are former castles, royal residences, or Gatsby-esque mansions.
(USA Today - Travel, )

She's a supermodel, but on Tuesday she pulled some superhero-esque magic tricks.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Ames saw the show as an opportunity to continue a Howard Beales-esque storyline.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

I like that it has some Metro-esque qualities and a few Androidy things about it.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Kate Bosworth is selling her airy and Bohemian-esque Los Angeles home for $2,499,000!
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

It frames the game as an open-world Skyrim-esque MMORPG in the strongest possible way.
(Forbes - Technology, )

PicsArt app has artistic twist: Draw on your images, add Warhol-esque touches and more.
(USA Today - Tech, )

From Munchkin-esque houses to an Emerald City-like condo, lodgings evoke the Land of Oz.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Marcia Andreychuk and Joel Hamilton are living in a Simpson-esque orange, blue and purple dream.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Open world hacker sim Watch Dogs and MMO-esque racer The Crew are both coming to us in Spring 2014.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Instead, he has released this Rocky-esque video montage of him training as he gears up for the new season.
(The Independent - Football, )

After all, he's in the middle of run at the National Theatre of the Ayckbourn-esque drama Rules for Living.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

​An Internet of Things-esque game plan is all but required of cloud and networking tech companies these days.
(ZDNet US, )

Princess Mary got a taste of home when she checked out some very Aussie-esque life guards in her adoptive nation.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

This sprawling, neo-realist-style family saga combines lyricism and social comment with bursts of Fellini-esque humour.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Rob Gronkowski looked "almost Gronk-esque" on Sunday as he practiced in full pads for the first time since having back surgery.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Atil Inac's comically black drama depicts two middle-class intellectuals' Kafka-esque descent to social depths in smalltown Turkey.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Also spotted at the show: Naomi Campbell sipped on champagne while Donatella Versace presented a Coachella-esque Couture collection.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

Also spotted at the show: Naomi Campbell sipped on champagne while Donatella Versace presented a Coachella-esque couture collection.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

Hanging from an armoire-esque piece of office furniture behind me is the kind of sign you slip on a hotel door knob to get some privacy.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Starting this fall, every student at Olds College in Olds, Alta., will have to complete a Farmville-esque iPad game in order to graduate.
(CBC News - Technology & Science, )

71-year-old Paul McCartney comes off effortlessly contemporary as well as hummably Beatle-esque when it suits him in this well-crafted new album.
(Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

The Lazarus-esque revival of Grim Fandango from cult obscurity should hopefully ignite a debate about the historical preservation of video games.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Kelly Goodweather has a new family on the FX vampire thriller "The Strain," and these spider monkey-esque undead children will haunt your dreams.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Gone are the cartoon-esque garms of the Jessie J that broke onto the music scene, because now she’s sporting a more chic and sophisticated look.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Alex from Target went from being a cute, Bieber-esque cashier to an Internet sensation in less than 24 hours with a little help from social media.
(The Independent - Business, )

Fans had thought their comeback title – One Down, Five To Go – was a typically Python-esque reference to the absence of late star Graham Chapman.
(Daily Mail - News, )

ADAM SHERGOLD: Jurgen Klopp celebrated Dortmund's winner against Wolfsburg last weekend with a spontaneous Michael Jordan-esque leap on the touchline.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

An Indian group will reportedly offer Michael Clarke and David Warner $50m contracts as part of a Packer-esque plan to rival the cricket establishment.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It is "the song" of the emotionally shattered former socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) and her late husband, the Bernie Madoff-esque Hal (Alec Baldwin).
(Susan King in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The reality-TV star's magical carpet-esque cape dress highlighted some of her favorite body parts, and she seemed intent on not letting them go unnoticed.
(NBC Today, )

The 71-year-old paired her bold fashion statement - which resembled Nineties-esque pedal-pushers - with a white blouse, camel coat and beige open-toe heels.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Napoli players made the most of the awful conditions at their training session on Thursday by sliding through a huge puddle in Jurgen Klinsmann-esque style.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

That’s the Rambo-esque reasoning behind the Mafia’s most notorious Godfather suggesting he be allowed out of jail early to fight Isis infiltrators in Italy.
(The Independent - World News, )

British manufacturer McLaren Automotive has landed a £120m loan to fuel its expansion, as it is poised to push the button on its Batmobile-esque P1 GTR supercar.
(The Independent - Business, )

Uncharted is the light-hearted adventure of Indiana Jones-esque Nathan Drake and his globetrotting pals, and it takes us from one dazzling destination to the next.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Key 2015 Grammy Award nominations are going to the musical celebration of a woman's backside, a cheerleader-esque kiss-off to bullies and a heartfelt plea for love.
(Randy Lewis in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

There is an inherent harmony between Fashion and Social Media - an exquisite industry blended with collaborative medium to create a Simon and Garfunkel-esque psalmody.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The man who once took down a German footballer with a wild, Rugby-esque tackle that sent the both players flying, has proved that he will stop at nothing to get the ball.
(The Independent - People, )

Game of Thrones's Kit Harrington and Lonely Island's Andy Samberg have teamed up for a Spinal Tap-esque mockumentary about a seven-day tennis match called 7 Days In Hell.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Those two words are easily linked with Manchester United this season, but as they enter this new era, the first priority should be to shake off David Moyes-esque mistakes.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

This medieval-esque potboiler has a simple code of devotion to one’s master, and mostly involves men, honor, vengeance, dramatic fights and the fantasy of the good death.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Rio Ferdinand has hailed Memphis Depay's delivery for Manchester United's third goal against Club Bruges as David 'Beckham-esque' and believes he can become a crowd favourite.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It's believed that the theft must have been an inside job because of the intimate knowledge of the security system that would be required to pull off the Hollywood-esque heist.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Egg Slut's expanded upgraded-diner-esque menu at its 20-seat Broadway-facing counter includes coddled, poached and sunny-side-up eggs in sandwiches, salads, a burger and nachos.
(Betty Hallock in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

It was only on Friday that Sam Allardyce was mentioning Alex Song in the same breath as Yaya Toure. 24 hours later, he produced a Toure-esque performance as West Ham rocked Man City.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Especially after last week's Breaking Bad-esque desert jaunt, in which Officers Cooper (Michael Cudlitz) and Lucero (Anthony Ruivivar) were kidnapped by a couple of crazed meth-heads.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Robin Thicke is enjoying a pop culture moment with the upbeat Marvin Gaye-esque single "Blurred Lines," but the song didn't click with his record label when he previewed it last summer.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The singer, who has transformed from wholesome Jonas Brothers crooner to Marky Mark-esque underwear king, just put the luxe WeHo pad on the market, a little over a year after buying it.
(Forbes - Business, )

Sebastian Lander gets the measure of Corsica on a flying visit, experiencing both the Caribbean-esque beauty of the coastal resorts and the beautiful wild flowers that carpet the interior.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Lauren Platt upstaged her fellow X Factor contestants on Monday night, stepping out in Leicester Square for the red carpet premiere of the Hunger Games in a cheryl-esque little blue dress.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

If Mark Ronson’s appeal is mounted on the mix of an enviable contacts folder and a genuine panache for pastiche, his comeback album is quintessentially Ronson-esque, for better or worse.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Londoners continue to have their childhoods sold back to them at an extortionate price this month, with the opening of After School Club, a pop-up serving primary school canteen-esque cuisine.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

Drawing in a lungful of fresh raspberry-meringue-basil-focaccia-scented air, I start on a quick turn of the aisles, marvelling with every step at their Émile Zola-esque displays of healthy splendour.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

In what may be the last hope for a fatigued genre, the network leans on affiliates, the appeal of live TV and a Tinder-esque app (not its roster of talent) to sell America on another singing competition.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Khail and Ashley discuss how often they would use a Keurig-esque mixed-drink dispenser, how former NASA engineering interns might get an aircraft on Mars and a lamp that would (theoretically) make money for you.
(CNET News, )

The Beijing Independent Film Festival has a long history of absurd run-ins with the Chinese authorities, but this year's edition opened in such a Kafka-esque manner it could have been penned by an indie scriptwriter.
(Gabrielle Jaffe in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Grammys newcomer Sam Smith looked dapper in a white bow tie and Madonna rocked one of the season's most eclectic red carpets in a bedazzled two-corner black hat and burlesque-esque corset with matching thigh-high boots.
(The Vancouver Sun - Fashion & Beauty, )

A queue of gamers in Texas waiting for the chance to hold up in-game stores were themselves victims of a GTA 5-esque robbery on Monday night, when a group of armed men wearing hoodies and masks rushed a branch of GameStop.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

On today's show, we discuss Intel's new connected wheelchair (which got a seal of approval from none other than Stephen Hawking), the official new Batmobile, and a crazy new Rube Goldberg-esque contraption that uses light and heat.
(CNET News, )

Pop pianist Ben Folds turned mock conductor Saturday at the Greek Theatre, "leading" the New York-based orchestral sextet yMusic in a set of piano-driven chamber pop while entertaining the audience with his Gustavo Dudamel-esque moves.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

James Franco is calling party foul on "Spring Breakers: The Second Coming," the recently announced sequel to writer-director Harmony Korine's 2012 art-house exploitation flick — and he's doing so in the most Franco-esque way possible.
(Oliver Gettell in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Given that Apple reportedly spent $578 million buying up sapphire in a Mr. Burns-esque deal for the gemstone in February, it clearly had confidence that its use in iPhone 6 displays would be a significant improvement on the current Gorilla Glass.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

They're making the most of the nooks and ramps of the piece of townscape crowned by the slick Arlington House, an elegant Chicago-esque apartment block which wonders why it's facing Thames Estuary sandbanks rather than the shores of Lake Michigan.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

There was a Sally Wainwright-esque father-son relationship in the new series of The Hotel (Sun), Channel 4’s fixed-camera documentary, which, after three series at The Grosvenor Hotel in Torquay, has moved to the Cavendish Hotel, also in Torquay.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

In a Donald Trump-esque political moment, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper defied all convention, all health and environmental fears about the Animas River, and took a drink of its water five days after 3 million gallons of pollution turned it orange.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

I planned on learning more about my local foodshed, chatting with activist farmers about their crops and/or livestock, adopting healthier eating habits, and feeling more connected with my community, all while wearing peasant skirts and Heidi-esque braids.
(Isabella Alsobrook in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Spain’s minister of the interior, Rafael Catala, has warned that a 20-year-old law student whose apparently Walter Mitty-esque existence included passing himself off as a spy and wangling his way into royal coronation celebrations could face prosecution.
(The Independent - World News, )

Spare me your Blake Livelys and Taylor Swifts — it's Jane Fonda who is ruling the red carpet these days.The Oscar winner, 76, has been showing off her Barbarella-esque body these days, and color us impressed: she must be using her own workout tapes or something.
(NBC Today, )

Tony-winning Idina Menzel — or Adele Dazeem if you're John Travolta — is enjoying massive success with "Let It Go" from the animated film "Frozen," but the entertainer is still perplexed that she's finally triumphing on the pop charts with a show tune-esque track.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

It could be the find of the century, or something much more suspicious. "La Bella Principessa" -- a 13 inch tall pen-and-ink portrait of a Florentine woman with a Mona Lisa-esque smile -- sat in a drawer for decades, before being "rediscovered" and attributed as a lost $150 million masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.
(CNN - World News, )

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