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Today is Hedy Lamarr's 101st birthday, as you may have noticed thanks to today's Google Doodle. You may know Hedy for her film career that spanned from the 1930s through the 1950s or simply as "the most beautiful woman in Hollywood." But there's a lot more to her than that. She had a pretty incredible life. In honor of her b-day, here are five things you need to know about this badass lady. 1. She was the first movie star to simulate a female orgasm onscreen. In the highly controversial...
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Beantown get ready! The BUST Craftacular is pleased to announce our Vendors for our two-day celebration of all things DIY, kicking off November 28th & 29th. Coinciding with Shop Local Saturday, we're coming to rescue you from your Black Friday hangover with an indie gift buying fix. The Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts will host over 100 of the choicest handmade vendors and give you access to talented craftspeople selling unique toys, trendy jewelry, street wear made for ladies, indie cosmetics, sassy greeting...
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  Before I meet with Saturday Night Live star Aidy Bryant at one of her favorite restaurants on Manhattan’s west side, I text a few mutual friends and acquaintances to find out what she’s like. I figure it can’t hurt to do a little more background research on the 28-year-old improviser and actress who has made me laugh consistently since 2012 with SNL characters like Morgan, the awkward teen co-host of Girlfriends Talk Show, and Officer Chubbina Fatzarelli of the cop duo “Dyke and Fats.” “She is...
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Miss You Already brings women into focus, both in front of and behind the camera lens. Starring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette as best friends who have been through it all together, the film directed by Catherine Hardwicke explores the intricacies of female friendships with the kind of soul that will have you sobbing when you exit the theater. When free-spirited, life-loving Milly (Collette) is diagnosed with breast cancer, Jess (Barrymore) is the first person she tells. But when Jess gets pregnant after years of trying,...
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Last month, Selma director Ava DuVernay made headlines when she said that being a black woman in Hollywood meant facing “a whole bunch of closed doors.” “When you just imagine that there’s one type of voice that’s really being pushed to the forefront is the white male voice. In terms of cinema, it’s really clear that the rest of us are locked out,” she said. Film and media incubator Big Vision Empty Wallet is opening those doors with their new incentive program, Kickstart Diversity. The program is open...
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