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SZA: The record company took my hard drive from me

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… or candy until I was older, she explains. She didnt let me perm my hair till I was old as fuck. And I begged her to. My mom is a Pan-Africanist. My dad is still Orthodox Sunni Muslim, but hes super fun. He worked in television for years. He was a Black Panther. So wait, they werent that strict? She laughs. No, they are strict. I just didnt care! I made it very difficult for them. Rowe says that when she broke away from Islam as a teenager, she stopped speaking to her father for a while. Her …

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The Radical Importance Of Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’

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… around the same time as the debut of HBOs Girls and Comedy Centrals Broad City highlighted a deep television void: When was the last time we got to see a young black woman on television come of age, be messy, make mistakes, kick back with her other black girlfriends, have unapologetic drunken sex, fight, and make up? Theres a moment in episode one of the new season of Insecure that crystalizes what makes the series, and Issa, so special. Its a scene that echoes a similar montage in season …

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Janeane Garofalo is a tiny thing, but the air around her crackles

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I think about all Garofalos combined experience on screen and stage, and smile at how lucky I am to have seen her in the flesh One of my favourite romantic comedies was released all the way back in 1996, and while it rarely makes it on to the best-of lists, trust me, Janeane Garofalo. As ateen and even now Iconnected instinctively and intensely with hercharacter: acharming, funny, insecure feministradio host. Ihave followed Garofalos career ever since, but herlower profile in recent years means …

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Vince Gilligan on Better Call Saul: ‘We dread the future as much as the fans do’

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The Breaking Bad showrunner explains how a throwaway joke created some of the worlds most compelling TV In Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad prequel which is shooting its fourth series, the character of the morally flexible lawyer Jimmy McGill (played by Bob Odenkirk) comes closer and closer to becoming the character we first met him as: the ethically bankrupt ambulance chaser Saul Goodman. Co-creator Vince Gilligan, who also created Breaking Bad and was head writer for both shows, is …

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The day John Cleese asked me in for tea, sympathy and careers advice

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Its 1986, and Tom Connolly, a directionless, drunk 19-year-old writes to his comic hero suggesting they co-write a film. To his amazement he receives a reply, containing an invitation As a directionless 19-year-old in 1986, I wrote a drunken letter to my hero John Cleese after watching a Un Chien Andalou and Men Like Air is published by Myriad at 9.99. To buy a copy for 8.49, go to …

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Jon Hamm: Therapy is like going to the dentist

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… thriller with Catherine Keener and a couple of others on the boil, but I dont spend every waking hour trying to wrestle them into existence. He has no plans to direct having directed a couple of episodes of Mad Men I know what it takes. And he doesnt pine for the dizzy heights of Mad Men either, though he suspects that that kind of cultural impact is the domain of television more than movies these days. The age of the indelible movie performance, like Jeff Bridges, one of the few people …

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7 Bikini Pic Poses That Will Get You A ‘U Up?’ Text

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… but too little of a perch just makes you look like youre awkwardly standing. Youll also want to widen your legs ever so slightly so you can fake a thigh gap and look thin AF. If theres anyone whos perfected this pose, its Hannah Rathbun, aka one of the beautiful morons from my favorite garbage television show, For a girl who couldnt find her perfect match to save her life (lol, remember when she thought it was Chuck?), she actually knows WTF shes doing when it comes to bikini selfies. Her …

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Veep stars respond to Australian MP who knocked himself out laughing at episode

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus tells Labor MP Graham Perrett to be careful after mishap leaves him with black eye and stitches Writers and stars of Veep have responded incredulously to the news an Australian politician required stitches after knocking himself unconscious while laughing at the new season. Graham Perrett, a federal Labor MP in Queensland, was eating sushi while watching the US political satire on Sunday night when some of the rice went down the wrong way, causing him to fall and knock …

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20 years later, Ellen is still gayand she’s celebrating with Oprah

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… Ellen’s coming out episode remains one of the best in television history An emotional DeGeneres kicked off the 20th anniversary of her coming out with a simple statement: “I’m Ellen and I’m gay.” But in case you weren’t tuned into the show, she re-shared the infamous TIME magazine cover, only with a slightly more relevant caption for today: “Yep, I’m still gay.” BREAKING A post shared by Ellen (@theellenshow) on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:42am …

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