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Last October, we talked about how awesome it was that Laverne Cox had joined the cast of Fox’s remake of the beloved yet strange Rocky Horror Picture Show. Yesterday, the network dropped the first commercial—and damn it, it’s basically perfect. Without further ado, we present the top 14 reasons why we’re excited for this film.14. The original script from the 1975 cult classic is being used. 13. Kenny Ortega, the director, also directed the High School Musical trilogy and Hocus Pocus.   12. The film is slated for a Halloween release (making it extra spooky).11.
Guerrilla artist Swoon is creating oddball masterpieces on her own terms Swoon isn't content to stay cloistered in her studio all day. Instead, the 35-year-old New Yorker has focused her energies on public art, masterminding countless graffiti pieces, sculptures, and large-scale design projects since 1999. Born Caledonia Dance Curry (thank her hippie parents for that awesome name), Swoon fell in love with art at age 10, in a painting class.
A meteorologist was asked to cover up Sunday morning by her co-worker, who was playing a joke on her, according to her personal blog.Liberté Chan, who works for KTLA in Los Angeles, was given a gray sweater on air that made her look “like a librarian” in response to emails saying her sparkly little black dress was too inappropriate.Many viewers took social media by storm, angry that Chan had to cover up just because some viewers disapproved of her LBD and dubbing the situation #sweatergate.
Last week, Ronan Farrow, son of famous director and alleged child molester Woody Allen, published a letter in The Hollywood Reporter discussing how the media avoid the hard questions, dodging what may limit their access to other celebrities through Allen’s PR representation.“Being in the media as my sister's story made headlines, and Woody Allen's PR engine revved into action, gave me a window into just how potent the pressure can be to take the easy way out,” Farrow writes in the Reporter column.
“All together now, one, two, three...penis!”I am a teacher at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani. The city, Sulaimania, is a study in contrasts: The phallic, shiny blue Grand Millennium Hotel is a beacon of modernity in a place where the average citizen has electricity for only a few hours a day. Last September, I walked into an undergraduate critical reading and writing class armed with The Handmaid's Tale and The World’s Wife, and a determination to expand the way students think.
My band Quilt was invited to play the 3rd annual Marfa Myths festival in March 2016. We had been lucky enough to play in its inaugural year, back in 2014, and it was great, but this time really took the cake because of how truly chock-full of good times it all was. Like, holy shit.
Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace, who publicly came out as transgender in 2012, sent a powerful message to transphobic legislators this weekend.While performing in Durham, North Carolina on Sunday, Grace protested the state’s HB2 bill, which forces people to use the bathroom that matches the gender they were assigned at birth.
  Like a clumsy, relatable ballerina on stage, Amy Schumer is more on point than ever. The forward-thinking femme did a sketch last night on her Comedy Central show, Inside Amy Schumer, about what it’s like to shop for clothing larger than a U.S. size 8 (or U.K. size 12, as the sketch references), whether those sizes wear the plus-sized label or not.This isn’t the first time Schumer has done a sketch supporting women who don’t fit into Hollywood’s size 2 box.
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Lost Under Heaven or LUH, as they are commonly known , is comprised of the former frontman of the Manchester’s WU LYF, Ellery Roberts, and Dutch-based artist Ebony Hoorn. They met after Roberts split from his band and was looking for a new approach to creating music. Ebony is a recent graduate of the audio-visual department in Amsterdam’s prestigious Rietveld Academy. The two quickly found themselves in constant contact over the internet, sharing dreams and inspiration.