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Giulia Blasi

'Game of Thrones' Has a Woman Problem (And It's Not What You Think)

Giulia Blasi | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
Whether they seek to overthrow it, try to seize control within its limits, rebel against it and become outcasts, try to survive its perils, use their position of authority within it or manipulate their way forward, all of the women of Westeros have one problem in common.
Aditi Nerurkar, MD

Mowgli and Me: How 'The Jungle Book' Shaped My Indian-American Life

Aditi Nerurkar, MD | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
It's a story close to my heart. And as a kid growing up in India, it's the story of my childhood. No, I wasn't a human cub raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. But I was raised in Mumbai by my grandparents.

Janet Jackson Pregnant at 49: Cost of Her Pregnancy

GOBankingRates | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
By Laura Woods, Contributor Janet Jackson is pregnant with her first child. Less than two weeks before she turns 50 on May 16, sources confirmed the singer's pregnancy with husband Wissam Al Mana. In April, she postponed the second leg of her "Unbreakable"...
Andrew Benkovic

Craig Ryder Discusses the Road to Bringing 'Real Women' to the West End

Andrew Benkovic | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
Craig Ryder is about to fulfill a promise he made to a group of 13 women back in 2012. A veteran of film, television, and stage, his promise the group that he would get their show, Real Women to London's West End. Years...
The Second City

Why There Is No Way 'Rent' Could Exist Today

The Second City | May 5, 2016 | Arts
Twenty years after "Rent" premiered, the world is much different. Nowadays, there's no way kids can imagine living in whimsical squalor like Mark, Roger, Mimi, Angel, Collins and Maureen.
Jon Chattman

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Won't "Forget" Against the Current; Win Tickets to Half Moon Run in NYC!

Jon Chattman | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
Who wouldn't want to be Fueled by Ramen? I'm, of course, referring to the record label and not the noodles. Speaking of the latter, it's delicious but the sodium is a killer. Anyway, the label is front and center here. Eat that stuff at your own peril. Fueled by...
David Hinckley

Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson Enjoying Some Time With the Old Pros in Grace and Frankie

David Hinckley | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
Ernie Hudson took a long and winding road to become Lily Tomlin's boyfriend in Grace and Frankie. An interesting road. Inspirational. Not easy. Which could also describe the acting game where he has spent his life. If you own a TV or...
Jamie Lee Curtis

Kill the Pain

Jamie Lee Curtis | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
So, awaiting final toxicology, it has now been reported in the New York Times that Prince was toxic. I can relate. I was toxic too.
Paul A. Bromley

Larry Wilmore Can Call President Obama The N-Word. Get Over It

Paul A. Bromley | May 5, 2016 | Black Voices
The president makes me proud to be a Black man and proud to be an American. He puts respeck on all of our names by the example he sets. I root for him the way I root for all of my niggas. Obama wants to see me win. I believe that.
Harry Lewis

Matt McGorry and the #WokeBae Complex

Harry Lewis | May 5, 2016 | Queer Voices
I don't see why I should get applause for attaching a label of "supporter" to myself. Nobody gets any applause or cheers for living in a black body -- often times they get violence instead. So why am I always getting all the credit, just for showing up?

9 Simple Lessons for Writing Effective Horror Screenplays

ScreenCraft | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and Hollywood producers....

Directors of the Angry Birds Movie Reveal the Challenges of Turning a Game Into a Movie and Why These Birds Are So Angry

Quora | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Directors of The Angry Birds Movie, Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly, on Quora. Q: What were challenges in turning...
ric drasin

Training With Arnold. History We Made Together

ric drasin | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
I remember walking into the door and seeing some of the greats and coming face to face with Arnold. At that point he wasn't really very well known except for some photos in the magazines. We quickly became friends and started doing some chest and back workouts together.
Zaki Hasan

Zaki's Review: Captain America: Civil War

Zaki Hasan | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
While this is nominally the third entry in the Captain America solo franchise (which began with 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger), in design and function it feels much more like Avengers 2.5.
Eileen Shapiro

Interview: Robert Nix

Eileen Shapiro | May 4, 2016 | Entertainment
Robert incorporates alternative, postpunksynth, new wave, pop, classical and progressive rock into his songs, which are hauntingly unique.
David Hinckley

Joan Baez Celebrates 75th Birthday With a Batch of Old Friends and Great Songs (Bob's There in Spirit)

David Hinckley | May 4, 2016 | Entertainment
Joan Baez gets taken for granted sometimes, and her new birthday concert on PBS reminds us why that should not happen.
Joanne Tombrakos

What I Learned Binge-Watching Season 5 of 'Girls'

Joanne Tombrakos | May 4, 2016 | Women
Lena Dunham reminded me that good writing transcends generations. If we keep our minds and hearts open, each generation has something to learn from the other. Even if at first glance what they write looks to be pitiful characters.
Ellen Wallwork

Don't Make 'Not Becky' A Fashion Statement

Ellen Wallwork | May 4, 2016 | UK Style
Rita Ora wore a pin emblazoned with the words 'Not Becky' to a Met Gala afterparty. Katy Perry also donned a 'Not Becky' pin - perhaps as a sign of support for Ora who has been the victim of intense trolling. I fear it is now only a matter of time before the first 'Not Becky' slogan tees pop up on the high street and this is not a good thing.
Christina Laughlin

Arthur Redcloud, American actor of The Revenant

Christina Laughlin | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
Arthur Redcloud didn't know when he set out on a Texas highway, headed for New Mexico, he was about to become part of film history. But, destiny had plans for him. All he had to do was steer the wheel. Arthur saw a post on Facebook, saying that
Philip Louie

Scotty McCreery Talks J. Lo, American Idol, and His New Book

Philip Louie | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
Scotty McCreery, winner of season 10 of American Idol, stopped by AOL BUILD to discuss his memoir titled "Go Big Or Go Home". It's been 5 years since his win on Idol and a lot has changed in his life. After his win, he has made three successful...
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