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Cap and Trump: Imaginary Environmentalist Rants From the Donald

Mike Sandler | Posted 08.20.2015 | Comedy
Mike Sandler

What if Donald Trump used his tough-guy, 3rd grade level persona for good instead of evil, for example, to help solve environmental issues? Here's an example of what it might sound like (meant to be read in Trump voice, if you can).

Stiff Upper Lip

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

Isa Freeling | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Isa Freeling

So much fun, you won't forget it! Who knew such a great event is happening at the Diamond Horseshoe in Midtown at the Paramount Hotel?! It was there all the time and I only got to see it now! How foolishly unaware!

Why Taylor Swift's Performance of 'Ronan' Was Everything

Anthony David Williams | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Anthony David Williams

During Taylor Swift's "The 1989 World Tour," Taylor Swift captivated an audience Monday in Glendale, Arizona after performing the now sensationalized song: "Ronan" -- first having been performed in 2012 at a Stand Up to Cancer telethon -- Swift chose to sing the piece in honor of "Rockstar Ronan."

Artists, Apps, and Money: That Great App Isn't Enough

Seth Schachner | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts
Seth Schachner

While they come from widely different backgrounds, all of these apps seek the same goals: grab an artist's audience, engage them, and monetize that engagement, digitally of course--with advertising, brand sponsors, "in app" purchases, or on rarer occasions, by selling recorded music.

Trump Taps Into the American Zeitgeist (Not)

Steve Nelson | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Nelson

Night after night, seemingly intelligent humans spend hours pondering why the media is spending hours pondering Trump's unlikely popularity. I suppose I'm doing it now.

Deconstructing Donny, Part V: The Lincoln Day Press Conference

Mark Axelrod | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Mark Axelrod

Without a doubt, it's no coincidence that the most articulate political rhetorician in the world today, Donald Trump, gave his first press conference on a day devoted to the second most articulate political rhetorician in America, Abraham Lincoln.

Love Drive's Soundtrack? ROOM8 is What You've Been Missing Out On

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Drive your favorite movie? Synth your jam? Love to dance or mellow out in style? You've found your perfect match. Ezra Reich and Nic Johns of ROOM8 are here to answer a few questions about their infectious music.

Sticks and Stones

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.19.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Betty Buckley Talks Provincetown Events, LGBT Equality and More (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 08.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week, I talked with Tony Winner Betty Buckley about her upcoming events presented by Adam Berry at the Peregrine Theatre Ensemble in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Experienced Female Filmmakers Making Waves

New York Women in Film & Television | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment
New York Women in Film & Television

Despite the odds, there is a strong contingent of older women directors on the far side of 40 who I work with as a producer, and they are raising money and booking crews to make compelling shorts, docs and narratives.

Jaden And Willow Smith Explain Why They Enjoy Being 'Misfits'

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.18.2015 | Black Voices

Jaden Smith, 17, and his younger but equally-as-cool sister Willow, 14, say they "100 percent" consider themselves misfits and they're totally cool wi...

5 Ways Leaders Survive Election Season at Work

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Yes, election season is upon us, and believe it or not, it is possible to survive election cycles with your leadership integrity and the trust of your team intact. Use these five practical tips to avoid sabotaging your team's success with your own personal political biases.

Dangerous in Paradise

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.18.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Stand With the Real Coachella

Daniel Hamidi | Posted 08.18.2015 | Impact
Daniel Hamidi

Every year, thousands flock to the Coachella Valley for its iconic Music and Arts Festival. Just a short twelve-minute drive southeast of the festival location lies a different Coachella -- one not nearly as glamorous. It's actually quite the opposite: filthy, decaying and in need of your help.

I Want It Made in New York

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.17.2015 | New York
C. M. Rubin

"The industry generates billions of dollars to the local economy and employs 130,000 New Yorkers behind the scenes." -- Commissioner Cynthia López...

No Choice, Need A Voice

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.17.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Of Monsters And Men in LA

Philip David Morton | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Of Monsters and Men played at the Greek Theater Thursday night near the start of their 2015 international tour promoting their new album Under the Skin to an electrified crowd that packed the stadium as they delivered an elegant and pulse pounding show.

The Smart, Scary Thing About Dummies

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.16.2015 | Entertainment
David Katz, M.D.

Those dummies may be hard to abide because they confront us with ourselves. Some of us may prefer to avert our eyes because of what lies within. The dummies are too much like us. Like us, they are but a gesture apart from the darkness.

Life Alert

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.16.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Once Upon A Time...

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.15.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

"Once upon a time there was a baby called Marcia. Then she blinked her eyes, and she was 65."

The Truth About Catcalling

Tokoni Uti | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women
Tokoni Uti

Inspired by a personal experience of being called at and having my arms grabbed by a pack of male hawkers trying to peddle their good at a busy market.

David Oyelowo Takes On The Role Of James Bond... Kinda

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.14.2015 | Black Voices

"Selma" actor David Oyelowo is taking on the role of James Bond. One small issue: you won't be able to see him. Oyelowo is narrating the character in...

Three Blind Mice

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.14.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Paradisus Interruptus

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.14.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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