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On December 6th, transgender Puerto Rican actress Holly Woodlawn died of brain and liver cancer at age 69. She was a star of Andy Warhol’s studio Factory, known for her roles in Trash (1970) and Women in Revolt (1972). Her move from Miami to New York at age 15, as well as her transition from being Haroldo Santiago Franceschi Rodriguez Danhakl to being Holly Woodlawn, were inspirations for Lou Reed’s “Walk On The Wild Side”: "Holly came from Miami, F-L-A Hitchhiked her way across the USA Plucked her eyebrows...
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The 58th Annual Grammy Award nominees were announced this morning, and we rounded up the ladies who are representing. This was a great year for women in music, from Taylor Swift slaying to a much-anticipated album from Florence + the Machine. So how did women do in terms of nominations?Here’s the good news. Taylor Swift conquered the nominations, as usual. Florence + the Machine (helmed by Florence Welch) and Alabama Shakes (headed by Brittany Howard) got a lot of attention for their albums How Big,...
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Amy Schumer’s photo for the 2016 Pirelli calendar stunned the Internet when it was released last week. Shot by Annie Leibovitz in a simple studio, the black-and-white photo shows Amy sitting on a stool in nothing but underwear and heels, holding a cup of coffee as she gazes at the camera.Amy’s Instagram caption may have said it perfectly - “Beautiful, gross, strong, thin, fat, pretty, ugly, sexy, disgusting, flawless, woman. Thank you Annie Leibovitz!” - but the Trainwreck star elaborated on the photoshoot during a...
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Today’s Lenny news blast was a Q&A with the wondrously talented Elizabeth Moss, whose voice is so melodic I wish she narrated audiobooks. When asked about the books she rereads the most, Moss gushed about Salinger’s work, particularly Nine Stories and Seymour, an Introduction. “They break my heart and make me laugh simultaneously, which is my favorite kind of art,” she explained. Same here, girlfriend! And this FREE art show titled Comedy & Tragedy in Williamsburg will definitely give you the laugh-cry you seek....
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