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The military and older whites are the big winners in the president’s budget proposal, Democratic constituencies and Republican budget hawks are the big losers.
From: The Atlantic | By: Ronald Brownstein | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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The YBF couples stepped out to watch the Oscars in style. A pregnant Ciara, Russell Wilson, Jhene Aiko and Big Sean were all wrapped up in love at Elton John’s annual viewing party. Flicks inside… Elton John hosted his 25th annual AIDS Foundation...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, February 27, 2017
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A deep appreciation of the gear of photography renews and invigorates Folds' affection for the instruments he uses
From: Salon.com | By: Annie Zaleski | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Well, George Saunders, First Thursday Art Walk, And More Picks For Feb 27-March 5 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Here are our arts critics' picks in every genre—from Spectrum Dance Theatre's Rambunctious #3: The Immigrants to Genre Bender, and...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Being social shouldn't make you feel like crap the next day. Yet even as adults, many of us feel peer pressure to drink. Anyone who's uttered the words "I'm not drinking tonight" knows how awkward it can feel. Suddenly, you're a huge downer. Some friends...
From: FitSugar | By: Annie Gabillet | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Anatalia Villaranda turned all four chairs on Monday's season 12 premiere of "The Voice." Check out the video here!
From: Gossip Cop | By: Shari Weiss | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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The New York Times did not take Donald Trump’s selective media ban lightly, releasing an ad during the Oscars that showed all the different/misleading/confusing reasons that the truth is more important than ever. Stephen Colbert is building on that...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Snierson | Monday, February 27, 2017
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A blue ribbon proved the most popular accessory at the 2017 Oscars, where fancy famous people paired designer threads and multi-thousand dollar baubles with a pin promoting the American Civil Liberties Union. Nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ruth Negga,...
From: Double X | By: Christina Cauterucci | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The Oscars were LIT and so were the viewing parties. Tracee Ellis Ross, NeNe Leakes, Kandi Burruss and several others didn’t attend the actual show, but they gathered to watch like the rest of us. Flicks from the viewing party inside… Fringe and...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, February 27, 2017
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ABC’s LGBTQ rights drama debuts and so does NBC’s take on the action-packed Liam Neeson franchise.
From: Warming Glow | By: jess2128 | Monday, February 27, 2017
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  I’ve long thought that the most consequential thing I’ve ever done was write a newspaper editorial that helped stop development atop the highest wooded hilltop overlooking the New York metro. The hill is called High Mountain, and it is now home...
From: Doc Searls | By: Doc Searls | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Last week, the Trump Administration did exactly what many dreaded regarding transgender students. The Justice Department and the Education Department issued a letter that withdrew the Obama Administration’s letters directing schools to allow transgender...
From: New Yorker | By: Jeannie Suk Gersen | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The good news is the Supreme Court's Riley decision forces law enforcement to obtain warrants before searching cell phones. The bad news, apparently, is everything else. To begin with, particularity remains a problem. As the Supreme Court pointed out...
From: Techdirt | By: Tim Cushing | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Lots of va-va-voom and sparkle hit the red carpet last night, so let's rank these dresses, shall we?
From: HitFix | By: Kimberly Ricci | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke tied the knot in a Brooklyn courthouse this afternoon.
From: New York Magazine | By: Allie Jones | Monday, February 27, 2017
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And so the days go by in a blur of exhilarating craziness and dreary defeats.  The futility of pouring one's soul into one admit after another that dies.  The humbling realization that trying to hold up this service by pushing on through day after...
From: ParadoxUganda | By: DrsMyhre | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Just think of the great deals on military hardware he can negotiate if we buy from Russia!
From: Wonkette | By: Doktor Zoom | Monday, February 27, 2017
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In a shocking upset, Moonlight won Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards, but only after an onstage mix-up when La La Land was first declared the winner. The announcement came after La La Land’s producers had already taken to the stage and...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Devan Coggan | Monday, February 27, 2017
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On his own show, the Oscars host explained the Warren Beatty-Faye Dunaway envelope fiasco this way: “Clyde threw Bonnie under the bus.”
From: New York Times | By: GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Hosting the Oscars is a job best handled by stepping aside to let the stars shine. That's Jimmy Kimmel's forte
From: Salon.com | By: Melanie McFarland | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Biological markers could enable tailored therapies that target individual differences in symptoms
From: Salon.com | By: Esther Landhuis, Scientific American | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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There are echoes of Samuel Beckett in this short, resonant tragicomedy, written by Will Eno and featuring Michael Emerson.
From: New York Times | By: BEN BRANTLEY | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Jon Stewart has once again risen from his eternal resting place under Stephen Colbert’s desk to chime in on Donald Trump. On Monday night’s episode of The Late Show, the former Daily Show host popped up to respond to the president’s contentious...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Stephen Moyer is sinking his teeth into a new role. The True Blood alum is set to star in Fox’s untitled Marvel pilot about two ordinary parents who discover their children have mutant powers and are forced to flee government persecution, EW has...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Oliver Gettell | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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How do I make the transition to remote work? How do I explain it to potential employers?I work a white-collar 9-5 job in technology. I'm tired of sharing bathrooms, audible chewing, and the inevitable colds people get from their kids and share in the...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: theraflu | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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It’s not clear how Jared Kushner plans to avoid issues that could affect his bank account
From: Salon.com | By: Justin Elliott and Al Shaw, ProPublica | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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by Katalin Balog "As he died to make man holy, let us die to make things cheap." --Leonard Cohen, "Steer your way" In this article I use a distinction borrowed from philosophy, between objectivity and subjectivity, to look at the...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Katalin Balog | Monday, February 27, 2017
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TV can be part of a healthy media diet, but Trump's steady stream of Fox News could be keeping him wound up
From: Salon.com | By: David Masciotra | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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With the conclusion of this year’s Academy Awards, the long, arduous awards season is finally over — which means that it’s already time to start speculating about next year. Jimmy Kimmel made his Oscar debut this weekend as the host of this year’s...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Devan Coggan | Monday, February 27, 2017
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A group of law professors have sent a letter to the Office of Disciplinary Council at the D.C. Court of Appeals calling for sanctions against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway. “It is professional misconduct for a lawyer to [e]ngage in conduct...
From: Boing Boing | By: Carla Sinclair | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Fresh off her Oscar win for best supporting actress in Fences, Viola Davis only needs a Grammy to EGOT. The actress has a 2015 Emmy Award for How to Get Away with Murder and two Tonys, one for the original stage version of August Wilson’s Fences...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Madeline Raynor | Monday, February 27, 2017
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"He is 100% commited [sic] to being the next SECNAV pending Senate confirm" Spicer tweeted one week ago
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Monday, February 27, 2017
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All’s well that ends well. At least that was the case for Troy “Troyzan” Robertson. Troyzan was one of the nominees for the fan-voted Survivor: Second Chance season in 2015, but did not make the cut. However he — along with fellow unsuccessful...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dalton Ross | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Just one day after Before Midnight wrapped in 2012, the question was already being posed to the two men and one woman who turned a chance EuroRail train encounter into one of the most unlikely movie trilogies of modern times. “So do you guys think...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Labrecque | Monday, February 27, 2017
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In an era when audiences are so sure about so much, the mistake—simple, dramatic, human—can be a wonderful thing.
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The 'The Vampire Diaries' star now has an even shorter bob thanks to her hairstylist (and bestie) Riawna Capri.
From: Allure | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Celeste Ng, author of the sensational 2014 debut Everything I Never Told You, is finally gearing up to release her follow-up, and we couldn’t be more excited. Little Fires Everywhere, due out Sept. 12, follows Elena Richardson, a tightly-wound rule...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Isabella Biedenharn | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Breakthrough Energy Ventures has named Eric Toone as executive managing director and science lead and David Danielson as managing director for science. Toone recently led the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative at Duke University while Danielson...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, February 27, 2017
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President Trump is now expected to sign a new travel ban executive order on Wednesday. White House Press Secretary and Communications Director Sean Spicer is reportedly checking staffers' cellphones in search of leakers. Philip Bilden withdrew from consideration...
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Monday, February 27, 2017
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You can spend your money on all sorts of bizarre gadgets, from Bluetooth-enabled toothbrushes to toasters that print your selfie on your breakfast. But there’s only a handful of tech accessories that we really can’t live without. Here is TIME’s...
From: Time | By: Alex Fitzpatrick | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Before we talk about the shocker and the increasingly tedious amounts of unfunny shtick, before we rip into the egregious length and the mixed bag that was Jimmy Kimmel, let’s say, right away, that it’s a shame we have to talk about those things...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Jensen | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Captain Jared Austin is sometimes the only thing standing between safe passage and utter disaster
From: Salon.com | By: Lara Naughton, Narratively | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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According to The Daily Show’s Roy Wood Jr., Sunday’s significantly blacker Academy Awards was not the sole cause of the nation’s current state of Peak Blackness, but rather one star in a constellation of blackness, a star that shines just as brightly...
From: New York Magazine | By: Halle Kiefer | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Celebs hit the party scene in L.A. last night before the Oscars go down tonight. Pics of a pregnant Beyonce, Jay Z, Common, Gabrielle Union, Issa Rae and more inside… Hip Hop royalty Beyonce and Jay Z enjoyed a pre-Oscars date night at The Weinsten...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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A software company cultivates an engaged workforce and happy clientele — while making the 40-hour workweek a rule
From: Salon.com | By: Brendan Spiegel, OpenWork.org | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Kimmel aced his trial as host, but history will remember this year's epic flub in announcing Oscar's top award
From: Salon.com | By: Melanie McFarland | Monday, February 27, 2017
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It’s hard to understand the thought process of Republicans, running in parts of the country that are not reliably red, who think they can put just enough distance between themselves and Donald Trump and still hope to survive. Granted, it’s hard to...
From: Washington Monthly | By: drtucker | Monday, February 27, 2017
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As is his custom on Monday nights, Late Show host Stephen Colbert had to catch up on weekend Donald Trump news, smacking the president around for not knowing “health care could be so complicated,” and for cancelling on the White House Correspondent’s...
From: The Raw Story | By: Tom Boggioni | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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TV has long fed cultural expectations about women and home cooking. "Worst Cooks" takes it from fiction to reality
From: Salon.com | By: Ashlie D. Stevens | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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