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19 Kids and Counting built its reputation on preaching family values, but the mass-media platforms that made the family famous might also be their undoing....
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Taryn Manning gets a smooch from Paula Patton at The Marriott Content Studios French Kiss Film Premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday evening. Dave Annable and pregnant wife Odette attended Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s 2nd Annual Super Saturday LA in...
From: OK Magazine | By: Jaime Rabb | Friday, May 22, 2015
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As drone warfare becomes a more familiar concept in American life, anxiety about its ubiquity—and what it means for humankind—is being explored in film, theater, and music....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Fall slates were set in stone and timeslots and pitches were pushed on both media buyers and TV reporters last week. Now that we’ve had a few moments to recover from the mania of 2015’s upfront presentations, TheWrap looks back on the trends and...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Khloe Kardashian has possibly found love with a former Los Angeles Laker who isn’t Lamar Odom, and he has something in common with her famous family — he’s also appeared on a reality show. According to E! News, 30-year-old Khloe Kardashian and...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Treva Bowdoin | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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What can I say? As I approach 40 as a single mom, I dig sad eyes, lines, scars, and offbeat features. The post Confession: I Am Not Attracted to Attractive Men appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Monica Bielanko | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield broke hearts around the world when it was revealed by sources close to the couple that the beloved couple recently called it quits. However, after eyewitnesses confirmed seeing the Hollywood stars holding hands in Malibu,...
From: OK Magazine | By: Treye Green | Friday, May 22, 2015
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What interesting timing – and what a great early morning catch for our friends over at TPM: Arkansas police have destroyed the records of the investigation into Josh Duggar’s alleged molestation of five underage girls, a police spokesman announced...
From: Liberaland | By: dave-dr-gonzo | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Filed under: Fast Money, Saving Alamy By Cameron Huddleston Being a stay-at-home parent is a full-time job. Unfortunately, it doesn't come with a full-time paycheck. As a result, it can be hard for some families relying on just one income to make ends...
From: Daily Finance | By: Kiplinger | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Confessions of a soon-to-be graduate...
From: The Atlantic | By: Caroline Burke | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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I am pleased to introduce to Big Picture readers Bruce Bartlett, who worked for Congressmen Ron Paul and Jack Kemp, and in the Office of Policy Development in the Reagan White House, and at the Treasury Department for George H.W. Bush. He is now a political...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Bruce Bartlett | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Goodby Silverstein & Partners launched a couple of comedic 30-second spots featuring uncomfortable healthcare-related calls for digital healthcare service ZocDoc, encompassing the brand’s first major advertising campaign. In “Rabies,” an impatient...
From: Media Bistro | By: Erik Oster | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday afternoon, including one allowing concealed weapons to be carried without a permit during emergency evacuations and another that will shield police body camera videos from public record laws. The concealed...
From: Miami Herald | By: Michael Auslen | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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When I first met Laura last year in a meeting, I knew I wanted to introduce her to you. Why? Well, first, she’s the nicest person ever and we just really love nice people at the studio. And second, our jobs are pretty similar. Laura is the Director...
From: Garance Dore | By: Emily | Friday, May 22, 2015
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"It's better for me to stay here and get better so I can be around my family and children a long time," Brinson wrote in an Instagram post
From: People | By: Gabrielle Olya and Aili Nahas | Friday, May 22, 2015
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They didn't win the million, but Carolyn, Will, Rodney and Sierra have no hard feelings
From: People | Friday, May 22, 2015
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"I want to look as best I can, so if it takes plastic surgery, dieting, working out or whatever, I will do it," the reality star, 53, tells PEOPLE
From: People | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Josh Duggar resigned his position as executive director of the Family Research Council today after reports surfaced that as a young teen he had fondled the breasts and genitals of several girls, including his own sisters, over an unknown period of time...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jodi Jacobson | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The reality show's newest champion reflects on the "crazy" game that made him a millionaire
From: People | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Last weekend, Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, who in their heyday often ended up in concert halls through chaotic means, shared a stage with the New York Philharmonic. This time, they went deliberately. The conductor George Daugherty, who has conducted his...
From: New Yorker | By: Sarah Larson | Friday, May 22, 2015
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When pressed for space, find rooms that can do double duty. In a Boston row house, the office and nursery are combined....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Louis C.K. may have faced some mild backlash for his stand-up routine about being "mildly racist" on last week's season finale of Saturday Night Live. But one person he managed to impress with his commentary on race in America was Glenn Beck....
From: Mediaite | By: Matt Wilstein | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The bright, hot days of summer are finally upon is, and that means it’s the perfect time to seclude yourself in a curtained, air-conditioned room and watch some movies. First, catch up on some of the classics leaving Netflix in June 2015; once you’ve...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Stephen Colbert delivers a commencement speech to the students of Wake Forest University in North Carolina and it's as funny as you might expect a graduation speech by Stephen Colbert to be.   
From: FAIL Blog | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Marines on a sunny golf course in Quantico, Virginia, this week demonstrated a pair of augmented reality glasses that simulate combat scenarios. The Office of Naval Research recently completed development of the goggles and this week hooked them up t......
From: Play Savvy | By: Jessica Conditt | Friday, May 22, 2015
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FX has ordered a 10-episode first season of The Bastard Executioner from Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter, the company announced Friday. The series is set to star Stephen Moyer (True Blood), Katey Sagal (A to Z, Sons of Anarchy), Flora Spencer-......
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Megan Daley | Friday, May 22, 2015
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I talk with Jeff Jensen about how he went from a television writer at Entertainment Weekly to collaborating with Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird on the story for Tomorrowland.  I must admit, I planned to go in and talk to Jensen about how the 1952 box...
From: SlashFilm | By: Peter Sciretta | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Montell Williams slammed Josh Duggar in a biting Twitter rant over the reality TV star’s alleged confession to molesting several underage girls! Read More She’s not having it! Kourtney Kardashian is determined to keep her newborn baby, Reign Disick,...
From: OK Magazine | By: Treye Green | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Early reviews for Tomorrowland, Disneys $190 million science fiction movie, are bad. Rotten Tomatoes gives it 50% (a green splat) and Metacritic gives it 61/100. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, May 22, 2015
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We all like to think we’d be calm in times of great pressure. Here is how it looks when people really are....
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Mad Men just ended after seven seasons; David Letterman is done with late-night TV after 33. The gang discusses both farewells, both legacies, and What's Making Us Happy this week.
From: NPR | By: Stephen Thompson | Friday, May 22, 2015
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"I felt really vain, shallow and like I wasted a lot of money," the series' newest Housewife, 30, tells PEOPLE
From: People | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Armstrong says emotional baggage drove her to "anything I could do to try to become someone else"
From: People | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Don't leave the office without these apps loaded on your iPhone or Android phone....
From: Inc Magazine | By: John Brandon | Friday, May 22, 2015
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You can't say Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson don't have chemistry, on screen or off the set! The Modern Family stars love to love (and hate!) each other every week on TV, and now that's carried over to the real world with one hilariously devious...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Friday, May 22, 2015
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It turns out a record number of people wanted to say goodbye to Don Draper—it just took them a few days to get to him. After three days of time-shifted viewing, the series finale of Mad Men on Sunday ended up attracting 4.6 million viewers—an...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Lynette Rice | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Will the streaming service’s new features transform how people work out, or just transform’s Spotify’s value proposition?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Spencer Kornhaber | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The first thing you need to know about secure psychiatric facilities is that their bathrooms smell strongly of pee. That may not seem remarkable to you. Many bathrooms smell of pee. But the facility in which I was a guest this time last year was notably...
From: Popehat | By: Ken White | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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I am a mid-thirties woman whose professional style is currently somewhat girlish (think this, this, this, this). As I move into my '40s, are there looks that keep this "feel" but in more age-appropriate ways?I've never been especially fashionable, but...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Bardolph | Friday, May 22, 2015
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This wedding was allergy-friendly, non-alcoholic, wheelchair-accessible, vegan, and fragrance-free, so everyone was able to feel comfortable. And who wouldn't want to when you're surrounded by ocean details, giant whales, octopodes, and a super adorable...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Tomorrowland is a beautiful film full of infectious ideas, but it ultimately leaves the audience wondering instead of full of wonder. The post Despite Its Big Ideas, Tomorrowland Ultimately Falls Short appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Angela Watercutter | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Hamburg must beat Schalke and hope other results go their way. How do you say angst in German? Never before have so many Bundesliga clubs -- six in total -- gone into the last weekend of the season not knowing whether they'll return to compete at the...
From: ESPN | By: Raphael Honigstein | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The symbolism of the Louisiana governor’s effort to grant impunity to same-sex marriage discrimination outstrips its legal import....
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Into the future with George Clooney, into the dumper with Tom Six’s last trash fest.
From: Reason | By: Reason.com | Friday, May 22, 2015
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THE CRUMBLING TEFLON PRESIDENCY?:  Jeffrey Toobin has a piece in The New Yorker today called “Obama’s Game of Chicken with the Supreme Court.”  His thesis is that if the Supreme Court rules against the Obama Administration in the Obamacare subsidy...
From: Instapundit | By: Elizabeth Price Foley | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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The author of the seminal manual On Writing Well passed away this month at the age of 90....
From: The Atlantic | By: Corby Kummer | Friday, May 22, 2015
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That’s the look of a woman who just realized she’s being followed up the red carpet by Paris Hilton. A real calm-in-the-eyes yet screaming internally look. So Mélanie Laurent, who you may remember as either the French girl from Inglourious Basterds...
From: Dlisted | By: Allison | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Joe Bruni is a 92 year old Iwo Jima survivor of World War II. He started writing poetry about his buddy, whom he will never forget, and his story reminds us of the importance of keeping memories alive, in this case, the expressive arts....
From: CNN | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Tim Gunn has been working with Heidi Klum for past 11 years and he still gets starstruck....
From: New York Daily News | By: Confidential | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Sharon Osbourne, one of the five hosts on CBS’ The Talk, is taking a break for at least a month, after recently collapsing from exhaustion. No worries though, says a representative for the talk show host. She has no plans of leaving the show permanently....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Leigh Egan | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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