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We can’t wait for this new reboot of Gilmore Girls to happen! And apparently, neither can one of our fav British comedians, John Oliver. He joined Stephan Colbert Wednesday night for an interview on the Late Show to talk about whatever comedians talk about. After a few minutes of silly banter about the DNC, Tim Kaine’s dad jokes, and finding a Russian warlord’s cat, John Oliver answered the question we have all been pondering since we saw the Gilmore Girls trailer. Does John Oliver, the man himself, think that Lorelai Gilmore is hot? Watch the video below to see his answer.
Photographed By Danielle St. Laurent   Just Putting It Out There RISING COMEDY STAR APARNA NANCHERLA GETS THE LAST LAUGHAparna Nancherla used to open her sets by saying, “It’s OK, I’m surprised I’m a comedian, too.” It was a joke meant to dispel the audience’s discomfort with seeing an Indian-American woman holding a microphone. But for those of us who have been waiting our whole lives to see someone who looked like us do standup, the joke sounded like something else: a great big glass ceiling shattering to the ground.
Have you ever had the desire to contour your vag? Douse it in shimmering bronzer? No? TBH, me neither. Something tells me that putting makeup anywhere near my treasure trove is far from healthy. But, if you have had that desire, hear ye, hear ye, it's your lucky day! Popular lingerie and sex toy brand, Ann Summers, announced on social media that they'll be live-streaming a “vontouring” tutorial video on Facebook.  The initial tweet was not well-received.
As with many instances this week at the DNC, Hillary Clinton’s speech last night was a historic moment for our country. As the first woman to win the nomination of a major political party in the U.S., Clinton has quite the battle ahead of her. She has a lot of work to do to win the votes and trust of Bernie supporters and undecided voters; and as she herself says, she is not as charming as her husband or as captivating of a speaker as President Obama. But she has shown her ability to win over voters by being firm and direct about her policies, opinions, and track record.
  While not a common name in Hollywood, Yim Soon-rye (or Soon-rye Yim) is a director from Incheon, South Korea. She is one of the few female filmmakers to be considered part of the Korean New Wave Cinema, along with directors like Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer) and Park Chan-wook (Oldboy). The Korean New Wave is made up of a generation of Korean directors who came of age as the newly democratic South Korea started to bloom culturally and artistically. Yim studied English Literature at Hanyang University, earning her B.A.
In the fall of 1994, I was a new mom, a new wife, and a faithful fanatic of the brand new sitcom, Friends. I looked forward to Thursday night TV all week. I had just turned 21, and after a full day of changing diapers, watching Barney, and reading Shakespeare, I would glue myself to my grandma’s hand-me-down console TV in our first apartment and pretend I was carefree again. I imagined myself, along with my own friends, living it up in Manhattan, drinking from oversized coffee cups, and popping in and out of each other’s apartments.
I started the first episode of Netflix's new original series Stranger Things at 2AM. I turned off all the lights to create a perfect atmosphere for a bone-chilling horror show. I’ll just watch an episode or two, then go to bed, I thought. Yeah, right. Before long — or so it seemed — the sun was coming up, and I covered my window with a blanket to block out the light so I could continue watching until 7AM. (It was not my proudest moment. The last time I did something like that, I’d been watching Twin Peaks.
“If I’m still single, does that mean there’s something wrong with me?” asked a friend, a 25-year-old woman living in Brooklyn, New York. I faked a smile and assured her she would find someone eventually, but inside, I was fuming. How could someone think something so ridiculous? Then I remembered this was not a totally foreign emotion; it was actually a sentiment I have felt many times before.
The Democratic National Convention has been quite an interesting mixture of inspiration, anger, and entertainment. Last night we were introduced to Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine and his plethora of dad jokes. We got to see our goofy uncle Joe Biden use his favorite word “malarkey” against Donald Trump. We got to hear President Obama give another one of his classically enchanting speeches. Last but certainly not least, we got a surprise visit from the first female Democratic nominee herself, Hillary Clinton.
Chloe Baker, who goes by the stage name Bitter’s Kiss, is the latest (and youngest) hot voice in EDM. Even those familiar with her voice may not realize that she is an incredibly talented indie-pop artist first. As a (recent) 16-year-old from Weehawken, NJ, no one is more surprised at her success than, well, herself. She started simply by recording one song in her basement and putting it on Soundcloud, which then grew to being the voice behind the anthem for 2016 Life In Color tour.
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