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    Somehow, a 6-year-old Japanese anime has become an unsparingly woke commentary on police brutality and the U.S. legal system.

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    As Columbus Day fades into history, here’s how to celebrate its rightful replacement.

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    After years of jamming together, the fun-loving Austin band is ready for their festival debut.

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    It’s ‘Harry Potter’ meets ‘Goosebumps’ meets ‘Ghostbusters’ meets ‘Fantastic Beasts.’

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    The future of the Oval Office is as unclear as it’s ever been, but a few likely options have emerged.

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    Bye-bye bored pickup lines and unwanted sexual advances.

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    From the director of ‘Moonlight’ comes an intimate portrayal of black male vulnerability and love in the face of injustice.

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    The lack of support for the Asian nation is just another example of the Western world’s disregard for non-white countries.

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    The genre-repellant musician gets frank about his mental health and love life over deeply rolling bass riffs.

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    The work is an articulate call for representation that accurately reflects how critical women have been to the industry.

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    It’s a fun, free source of exercise and the perfect way to create some really hilarious memories.

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    The meticulous detailing, variety of available cars and emphasis on the driving experience have already landed the game a shelf of accolades.

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    The creator of the largest online vaping community in the world discusses trends in the industry, e-cigarettes, legislation and his personal preferences.

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    ‘Manifest’ is like if ‘Lost’ met ‘This Is Us,’ and so far critics are raving about it.

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    Sivan’s small but impactful goal is a perfect example of smart activism.

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    Why is the hit NBC show the darling of the nation? I have some hypotheses.

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    Fan Bingbing, one of China’s most famous movie stars, vanished for three months. Who was to blame? Her government.

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    Kanye’s MAGA hat and pro-Trump rhetoric has left fans upset, America confused and everyone wondering: Where is this coming from?

     

     

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    Despite a few bright spots, the season premiere was largely a dud.

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    Lil Wayne’s newest release is a journey through his ridiculously vast and remarkably witty discography.

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    The entertainment renaissance man has now tried and succeeded in almost every facet of film production.

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    Racist media tropes are alive and well, and apparently deeply embedded into Rowling’s psyche.

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    The Trump memes won’t help us in the long run.

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    Her newest novel, ‘Vengeful,’ adds more dynamic characters to her already impressive list.

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    It might be hyperbolized, but Dr. Shaun Murphy’s knack for continually beating the odds is incredibly important.

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    In the fight for women’s rights, the movement is the natural successor to #MeToo.

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    Being kicked out of his house might have been the best thing that ever happened to Frank Lopes.

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    The two are currently on tour promoting Hank’s first novel, ‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing,’ and their lovable dynamic is on full display.

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    Cat yoga is the hottest thing in fitness. So ‘pawmaste,’ my friends.

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    It looks like ‘The Hunger Games’ might have been the end YA’s era of film dominance.

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    It might be spooky szn, but your life doesn’t have to be scary this month.

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    Emma Stone and Jonah Hill give enthusiastic, if unconvincing performances in a series haunted, in part, by its massive potential.

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    The question is: Will James live up to the expectations of ’90s kids everywhere, or will this be a 2018 Cavs-style flop?

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    Because looking good shouldn’t require a second college loan.

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    The brain is remarkably skilled at protecting itself.

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    The album nearly five years in the making, and reportedly Wayne’s last, has arrived.

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    With her Uncomfortable Art tours, the anti-establishment art historian is challenging how we approach galleries.

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    At Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, student photographer Emlyn Orr captures human connections.

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    Could the uptick in Asian-American representation help move the needle in the midterm elections?

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    When stars dabble in public affairs, philanthropy can get messy.

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    With Oct. 31 approaching, here are the year’s four best frightening flicks to help you set a macabre mood.

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    Somehow, a 6-year-old Japanese anime has become an unsparingly woke commentary on police brutality and the U.S. legal system.

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    As black women find increasing representation in media, their hairstyles get political.

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    As Columbus Day fades into history, here’s how to celebrate its rightful replacement.

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    The Russian visual artist’s breathtaking illustrations will leave your jaw hanging and mouth watering.

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    After years of jamming together, the fun-loving Austin band is ready for their festival debut.

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    According to a school of thought Potter champions called social practice, change is the art.

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    The doctoral student and video creator is helping sow commonsense feminism across the internet.

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    To succeed, the show needs to return to its roots.

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    The city’s historic celebration of its 300th anniversary has brought questions of colonialism, white-washing and identity to the fore.

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    The novel follows 16-year-old Viv as she anonymously publishes activist zines to combat her peers’ misogyny.

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    Is it still positive representation if the actress plays a snake?

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    The more things change, the worse they get.

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    Torvalds’ leave of absence from his post as ‘benevolent dictator for life’ is a promising change for an industry infamous for its abusive executives.

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    The final season of Netflix’s hit show will air Nov. 2.

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    Thursday’s emotional hearing might be the most public test the #MeToo movement has faced since its inception.

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    The Jesuits had us doomed from the get-go.

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    For anyone struggling to decide their passion and their education, it doesn’t get easier.

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    Audiences can’t get enough of the melodramatic smash it.

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    ‘ATLA’ meets ‘GoT’ in the animated epic fantasy adventure.

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    Misshapen fruits and veggies are the new black.

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    And no, it’s not (only) because of Cody Fern’s Michael Langdon.

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    Young adult literature is doing far more than dominating the bestseller’s list. It’s taking a stand.

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    Disney’s only black princess looked very different in the new ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ trailer.

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    Netflix’s newest boy toy is a deadly mix of smoldering jaw line, self-deprecating humility and emotional maturity.

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    The official trailer for ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ was released Tuesday, and people have a lot to say about it.

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    In several interviews, showrunners and actors have dropped hints about incorporating new characters, more music and grislier murders.

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    Mental health awareness, though. *mouth pop*

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    You’ll thank yourself later.

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    It’s filled with moral dilemmas and unlikely friendships, and it works — so well.

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    How can a show about dicks and diarrhea be one of the best-written shows on Netflix?

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    The duo’s friendship is practically the stuff of fairytale, but it’s even better because it’s not.

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    Forget ASMR: These visually artistic and musical masterpieces will help you unwind and understand music in a deeper way.

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    Playstation and Nintendo’s Classic Minis are both signs that the video game industry thinks there’s still money to be made from elder millennials.

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    YouTube, however, has yet to take down the channel of the 55-year-old man who made videos of tween girls.

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    Drag shows, baby bumps, political protests and flying shoes — fashion brings it all.

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    The ruling marks somewhat of a success for the myriad Cosby accusers.

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    No celebration of the actor’s life is complete without a reminder that he was a child predator.

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    First of all, some people are calling the whole thing a hoax.

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    Her case has been compared to Anita Hill’s, which has prompted discussions of how far (or not far) women’s rights have come in 30 years.

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    What we’ve known all along has finally become a reality: Rihanna is royalty.

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    Kavanaugh, who has been nominated to the Supreme Court, has now been accused of sexually assaulting two different women.

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    Splendid Rain Co became famous for its brazen merchandise, but now it’s leading the charge against Etsy’s hypocritical business practices.

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    She’s much more than a ‘privileged princess.’

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    Round two brings new crimes, a new school and new narrative challenges for Peter and Sam.

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    The characters might not be real, but my love for them is.