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Poor Louis C.K., the #MeToo Movement Ruined His Life for Five Whole Months

An article in The Hollywood Reporter is positing what Louis C.K.'s return to comedy might look like, all of five months after he confirmed allegations of sexual misconduct.

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If The Avengers Were Cast in the ’90s Is the Most Perfect Thing I’ve Ever Seen

A visualization of which '90s movie stars would have been cast in The Avengers and various Marvel properties gives me such glee that I want it turned into a poster for my wall.

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Westworld Co-Creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan Connect the Show to Feminism and #MeToo

Before the watershed moment of #MeToo and #TimesUp, Westworld was using robots to tell a story about female bodily autonomy. In a recent interview, co-creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan discuss being able to openly talk about things that were once merely whispered about, as well as how their inherently feminist professional (and married) relationship allowed for each of them to get what they need while working on Westworld.

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Cover Girl Pairs With Girls Who Code Because Femininity and STEM Are Not Mutually Exclusive

If this message–that women can not just exist is STEM, but thrive, surrounded by other awesome and talented women–has to come in the form of a makeup commercial, I'm all for it.

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Spanning Genres: The Lasting Influence of The Giver Author Lois Lowry and Her Work

Lowry’s most iconic works are the sorts of mandatory middle-school fare that stick with you longer than you’d expect; you probably remember the themes of The Giver better than you realize. Her lesser-known books are cheerful slice-of-life novels, like the nine-book Anastasia series, that wouldn’t be out of place in Beverly Cleary’s back-catalog. Taken together, Lowry’s body of work shows her awareness of what makes writing for young readers unique.

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Exclusive: Hear John Scalzi’s Head On Read by Wil Wheaton and Amber Benson

Get an earful of John Scalzi's new book Head On, which hits shelves, e-readers, and your earbuds today. Scalzi's first-person protagonist, FBI Agent Chris Shane, does not have a specified gender identity. Chris can be visualized as the gender that we read them as, which is an important step forward in the realm of science fiction heroes.

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Amy Schumer Wants to Clear the Record About the Message Behind I Feel Pretty

Amy Schumer claims there has been "a lot of projection" on her upcoming film and what it is trying to say about beauty.

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Cathy Yan ThisClose to Being DC’s Second Female/First Asian Female Director on Upcoming Harley Quinn Film

While their deal has yet to be signed, director Cathy Yan is Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment's top pick to helm their upcoming female ensemble film featuring Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn. This would make Yan the second female director DC has hired, after Patty Jenkins, and it would also make her the first Asian female director to take on a superhero film. It's an exciting day in movies!

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Our Valentine’s Day Favorite The Prince and the Dressmaker Is in Talks for an Adaptation

 Universal Pictures is potentially looking to adapt the queer YA graphic novel The Prince and the Dressmaker

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Did Supernatural Just Undo Its Most Infamous Fridging?

If you’ve been watching Supernatural for the last few years, you know about the darkest moment in recent memory and the fandom implosion it caused. Well, in the most recent episode, “Bring ‘Em Back Alive,” fans finally got their wish … sort of.

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Jordan Peele Creates Fake Obama PSA to Show How Easy It Is

Jordan Peele wants us all to have a lot more incredulity about what we see on the Internet. To drive this point home, he's made quite the "fake news" video.

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Comedian/National Hero Maria Bamford Has Filed a Restraining Order Against Donald Trump

Just because someone tells jokes for a living, it doesn't mean they don't take these things seriously.

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Mercury 13 Celebrates the Women Who Passed Tests for Spaceflight but Were Denied Because of Their Gender

Thanks to the Hidden Figures book and biopic, more people are now aware of the contributions of women, particularly black women, to NASA and the U.S. Space Program. Now, a new documentary from Netflix wants to shine a light on the women who not only were scientists, but who were tested for spaceflight and passed ... only to be denied a chance to go to the Moon because NASA wasn't ready for female astronauts.

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Terrible News! Jane the Virgin Will End Next Season With Its 100th Episode

Executive producer Brad Silberling has broken all of our hearts by confirming that 'Jane the Virgin' will be ending in season five with its 100th episode.

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No One Got as Much Joy out of Sean Hannity’s Trump Lawyer Trouble as Stephen Colbert

And it was pretty competitive, let me tell you.

Stephen Colbert has made the most of the terrible political landscape over the past few years, suddenly finding his Daily Show/Colbert Report skillset more relevant again, complete with good reason to discuss an old enemy: Fox News. Yesterday, news broke that famed commentator and self-avowed non-journalist Sean Hannity was actually involved in one of his favorite Trump-supporting ranting talking points, and Colbert's glee was palpable.

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Twitter Is Having a Field Day With These “Original Memes”

Most of us tend to think of memes as fairly recent developments. After all, they're an internet phenomenon, so by design, we'd assume they're modern creations. But an old comic from the 1920s has been making the rounds on Twitter as proof that what makes for a good meme is in no way reliant on the existence of the internet.

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UK Paper Wonders if “the Justice System [Is] Biased Against Men?” in Cases of Rape. The Short Answer? No.

Clearly, Katie Glass at The Times believes that the justice system in the UK is "biased against men" in rape cases, which is really interesting considering that the cases she highlights in her piece on the subject involve men for whom new evidence pointed toward their innocence (or, at least made their guilt more difficult to prove), and the charges against them were dismissed. The justice system worked for them. So...where is this bias she's talking about?

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Things We Saw Today: Professional Vampire Ian Somerhalder Will Star in Netflix’s Supernatural V-Wars

It looks like Ian Somerhalder's about to be surrounded by the undead once more. This is kind of his thing!

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Former FBI Director James Comey Says Trump Treats Women Like They’re “Pieces of Meat”

James Comey is no longer holding back his opinions on the President's outrageous behavior.

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