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The subversive genius of Joe Orton – BBC News

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“It was so bizarre.” Image copyright Central Press/Getty Images Image copyright Islington Local History Centre Image caption It is not entirely clear why Halliwell murdered Orton, but in a brief suicide note he wrote: “If you read his diary all will be explained” Entertaining Mr Sloane, a black comedy that touched on homosexuality and hypocrisy, was widely praised on its release, also in 1964, including by theatre heavyweights such as Terence Rattigan and …

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Unlearning the myth of American innocence

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The long read: When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does My mother recently found piles of my notebooks from when I was a small child that were filled with plans for my future. I was very ambitious. I wrote out what I would do at every age: when I would get married and when I would have kids and when I would open a dance studio. When I left my small hometown …

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Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect

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… the same loss as Brij Krishna, Gandhis secretary, as a man who has clambered up a tree for a view of the funeral pyre, as a refugee ona train leaving Delhi for Lahore. I was glad to be alone for I found my face was wet with tears. But I wasnt weeping over the past, I was grieving for the present. The political wing of the RSS, the organisation to which Gandhis assassin was once a member, is the party that runs the country now, and it exults in the same vocabulary of violence now as then. The …

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Laverne Cox Educates After Breakfast Club Guest Jokes About Killing Trans Women

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… found out he slept with a trans woman. Duval also told the hosts that when it comes to transgender women, that aint a girl, thats a boy. He told the hosts that he felt there should be repercussions for that type of manipulation but until then, Duval would have his own. When host Charlamagne Tha God jumped in and tried to tell the comedian he couldnt go around killing trans women, Duval made an poor clarification. Thats the good thing I like about being me, he said. I can say what I want …

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This Is The Story Of The Most Haunted Road In America. Would You Drive On It?

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… Some claim to have seen ghosts or other unexplained creatures while driving on the road — one cyclist even found a dead body there in the early 1980s. It is no surprise, then, that a number of spooky legends are associated with this lonely stretch of highway. Wikipedia One little boy is said to haunt a bridge over Clinton Brook after drowning in the water below. You might even see him if you place a quarter in the middle of the road at midnight or have …

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‘Time for change’: Encouraging working class actors to rise again – BBC News

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Image copyright Ian Kay Image caption Jolene Rathmill has found it hard to progress in the acting profession The adult class members range from people who have never set foot on stage to jobbing actors who are honing their skills. There are students, retired people, a few teachers, a former policeman, a fireplace salesman. Jolene Rathmill, 38, from Oldham, works for financial advisers and runs confidence and self-esteem workshops in schools. She says: “When I first started, Jim …

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The Best One Piece Swimsuits For Girls With Big Boobs

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Shopping for swimwear is pretty much the most miserable activity for everyone in the world besides maybe like, Chrissy Teigen, but it’s especially shitty for betches with big boobs. The one piece trend is basically fashions middle finger with a tacky acrylic nail to anyone with more than a C cup. Without exaggerating (which is like, physically painful for me because I effing love exaggerating), I’ve probably tried on more than 100 one pieces and have only found a couple that …

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‘Time’ magazine’s epically candid cover shines spotlight on Donald Trump Jr.’s emails

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Congrats, Donald Trump Jr. you’ve got yourself a Time Magazine cover, just like dad! The Trump family should know by now that magazine covers show no mercy, but juuuust in case it slipped their minds Time’s latest doozy will surely remind them. If you haven’t heard, Donald Trump Jr. recently found himself at the center of the ongoing Trump-Russia controversy when the New York Times obtained and published (not to be outdone by Trump Jr. himself) emails that show him …

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