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Things have been a little stressful in the United States recently, what with Trump’s latest budget proposal announcement, which promises to slash $9 billion from the US Department of Education. It’s understandable if you need a pick-me-up to distract you from the current state of the country. Look no further, because we now present to you: a toad in hats. This little guy kept coming back to Chris Newsome’s porch this past summer, so the Alabama resident decided to make his new pal some homemade hats....
“Is life one inferno of an eternal cosmic line?” asks Gogo, played by Marjorie Duffield, in Theater of the Ape's all-female rendition of Zamboni Godot written and directed by Ayun Halliday, inspired by Samuel Beckett’s famous existentialist piece from the '50s, Waiting for Godot. Life, to most of us, most certainly seems so. There are websites dedicated to describing the best ways to hack the Trader Joe’s lines, apps which monitor transport so as to optimize our waiting time, a whole branch of the TSA meant to...
Samantha Bee typically dedicates the majority of Full Frontal With Samantha Bee to unloading on the Trump administration, breaking down new policies while simultaneously (and comically) pointing out each and every flaw. However, in a segment of her latest episode, Bee turns her finger towards a new group: Democrats. She has a bone to pick with Democrats over the low, low percentage of voter turnout. While the #resistance is bringing awareness to the issues, it’s important that it moves beyond protests and marches. The only way...
Add this book to your to-read list ASAP (if you’re not already a fan, that is). Kerry Washington is going to produce a movie adaptation of the novel the Mothers by Brit Bennett, and we are very excited. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Bennett will write the script, as well as executive produce. This will be Washington’s second film as a producer, after last year’s Anita Hill HBO biopic Confirmation, in which Washington also starred. Instagram/Brit Bennett The Mothers centers on a small black community in a suburban...
Ana Matronic, best known from her role as lead vocalist with Scissor Sisters, has joined forces with local artists and activists in New York to create the Crystal Ball, a night of magic, music, and community in aid of PAI, an organization protecting reproductive rights all over the world. The Crystal Ball is the first event by WAFT - Witches Against Fascist Totalitarianism and will be held on March 19th at House of Yes in Brooklyn. We caught up with Ana while she was flyering for the...
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