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Dear Dad, Father’s Day is just around the corner. That’s why I thought to write you this letter. I am writing this letter to thank you for everything you’ve done for me, because I don’t have the money to thank you with a haul of new duck decoys from Bass Pro Shop or your favorite meal of fish n’ chips from Uncle Buck’s. I am also writing this letter because there are things about me that, even after being my father for 20+ years now, you do not know.
  Orange Is the New Black’s Uzo Aduba reveals how a show about prison is setting the whole entertainment industry free Uzo Aduba has come a long way since her middle school music teacher convinced her to sing “I Will Always Love You” in the sixth grade talent show. “I was shaking I was so nervous!” the 35-year-old Orange Is the New Black star says.
In over 30 years of serving in the Army, my dad has been deployed twice, once in South Korea and once in Kuwait; he’s traveled all over the world; and he’s commanded multiple units. He is a building survivor of the 9/11 attacks on the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and he’s lost countless co-workers and friends due to war and terrorism.
  Amy Schumer is at it again in the season finale of her show Inside Amy Schumer. The episode titled “Rubbing our Clips” came in the form of a Real Housewives reunion spoof. Hosted by the famous reality show producer Andy Cohen, the episode brings together Amy Schumer, supervising producer, writer and real-life sister Kim Caramele, and frequent stars Greta Lee and Bridget Everett. In classic Amy Schumer style, the episode is self-deprecating and a little bit trashy, with pussy discussions galore. Check out these two clips below.
“I had a world. I don’t think I had a career. I made films,” said director Agnès Varda of her life’s work. Cannes Film Festival gave Varda an honorary Palme d’Or for her lifetime of work. Varda is 86. Varda was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1928 to a Greek father and French mother. Christened as Arlette, she changed her name to Agnès when she was 18. She studied at the Ecole de Louvre and became a still photographer at the Theatre Nationale Populaire in Paris. In 1954, she made her first film La Pointe Courte.
This summer is all about getting your glow on. Who doesn't want to look a lil' sweaty or like they have rolled in gold? A light glow brings a healthy look to the skin while a heavy glow lets you shine. These tips are important to achieving the radiance you desire. 1. Exfoliate To have glowing skin, you need to start with a good base. Break out your favorite exfoliator and use as directed. I love a good chemical exfoliant like the Kate Somerville ExfoliKate or the Pixi Glow Tonic. Exfoliators, especially chemical ones, will help make your skin smoother and brighter, allowing it to shine.
From June 1-5, The World Science Festival took place in New York City. The festival included an event in partnership with The Moth, a live storytelling podcast, known for its personal and moving tales. The audience heard stories from famous scientists and innovators, anecdotes of how they have “Made Waves”; hearing from George Church (geneticist and molecular engineer), Michael J. Massimino (former NASA astronaut), Cathy Olkin (planetary scientist),  James McClintock (marine biologist), and Sylvia Earle.Sylvia Earle has truly been making waves since 1970.
Margaret Vinci Heldt, the hairstylist who invented “the beehive," died at age 98 this past Friday. This hairstyle—known for its prominence in the 1960s—takes long hair and pulls it on top of the head to form a conical shape, creating a look similar to that of a beehive.   Audrey Hepburn Heldt developed this hairstyle after the magazine Modern Beauty Salon asked her to fashion a new look that would reflect the coming decade.
Josephine Baker is easily one of the most badass women ever. She was not only a dancer and an actress but also a spy and political activist. Josephine was born in America, but moved from St. Louis to Paris when she fell in love with the city, while on a dance tour as a young woman. She became a famous dancer in Paris and was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture. Her beauty and skill in performance were what enabled her to become a spy for the French during World War II.
Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday! Did you forget again?? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here are some go-to gifts for your feminist father. You’re welcome. 1. Redefining Girly: How Parents Can Fight the Stereotyping and Sexualizing of Girlhood, From Birth to Tween by Melissa Atkins Wardy Melissa Atkins Wardy outlines the stereotypes girls face from birth, and walks parents through effective ways to overcome them. A must0have for all fathers!  2.
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