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When I approached Marie Dutton Brown’s Sugar Hill, Harlem brownstone on a recent Tuesday evening, I wasn’t sure what to expect — but I knew I had to look presentable. The iconic editor and literary agent is one of the most well-known and respected African American gatekeepers in the publishing industry. She’s a living legend
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Welcome to the 12 Days of Thirstmas: an extensive examination of all things thirst-worthy in the world of entertainment. Forget parched-ness in a pear tree, if you’ve been good this year (and especially if you’ve been naughty), treat yourself to a wide variety of dudes who don’t just look good in photos, but in GIFs,
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It’s almost 2018, and with the new year comes a brand new crop of movies. From the female-led Ocean’s 8 to the much-anticipated A Wrinkle in Time, here are 16 movies you’re going to want to see in the new year. 1. A Wrinkle in Time Who’s in it? Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Mindy Kaling,
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Courtesy of Paramount Picture Downsizing, the latest offering by the consistently excellent Alexander Payne (Election, Sideways, The Descendants), seems preternaturally of-the-moment—especially considering that Payne and his collaborator, Jim Taylor, have been working on the project for more than 10 years. “The issues that get touched upon are not new ones, but I think recent events
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Suffice it to say, this past year has felt like a high-speed, never-ending rollercoaster ride. Starting in January, women showed up in record numbers to march for social change, and the momentum never stopped. Women fought for their healthcare, their seats in government and their right to stand up against sexual harassment and sexual assault.
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It’s been almost a full year since President Trump’s inauguration, if you can believe that. But even though a Donald is in the White House, it looks like there won’t be many parents inspired to name their kids after him during his time in office. The Social Security Administration won’t release its official yearly numbers
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Khloe Kardashian has finally confirmed her pregnancy in an Instagram post just published this evening. She tagged Tristan Thompson, her boyfriend and the baby’s father, in the post. (She appears to be wearing two wedding-looking rings, suggesting they may have gotten married or engaged, too.) “My greatest dream realized! We are having a baby!” she
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Finally! The men of Hollywood have risen to defeat sexism. Weinstein has been exposed. Predators are getting fired. The mighty have fallen! And so doesn’t it make perfect sense that when feminist justice hit Hollywood, it would take the form of…a “feminist” film festival for and by men? Advertisement – Continue Reading Below As documented
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On Saturday, Rose McGowan tweeted—then deleted—criticism of actresses’ plans to reportedly wear black in protest at the SAG Awards. “Actresses, like Meryl Streep, who happily worked for The Pig Monster, are wearing black @GoldenGlobes in a silent protest,” she wrote originally. “YOUR SILENCE is THE problem. You’ll accept a fake award breathlessly & affect no
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The Kardashian family sat down for a grueling media training session during Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, where they were grilled on everything from Kendall Jenner’s notorious Pepsi commercial, to Kim’s sex tape, to Caitlyn Jenner’s transition. And they had a lot to say. On Caitlyn’s Transition: Advertisement – Continue Reading Below
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1 of 15 InstagramHBO Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 15 InstagramHBO Thingvellir National Park The Bloody Gate has shown up several times on Game of Thrones. In real life, those scenes are filmed at Thingvellir National Park in Iceland (and the gate itself is CGI). Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 15
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1 Kris Jenner’s 2017 decorations Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 Kylie Jenner’s 2017 decorations Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Kylie Jenner’s 2016 Christmas gift from Tyga Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 4 Kris Jenner’s 2016 Christmas gift from
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The Beckhams are one of the most close-knit, all-around adorable celebrity families of all time. They’re constantly posting pictures of their vacations and adventures and general family love. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Advertisement – Continue Reading Below But, with the kids growing up and starting to go their own ways, it’s rarer and rarer
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