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The Internet Can’t Stop Arguing About the New Ghostbusters Trailer

The ghosts are terrorizing New York again and the new Busters happen to be four of the funniest women in entertainment.

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Private Art Becomes Public

If collectors play by the rules, private museums promise to change the way art is collected, curated, and displayed for centuries to come.

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I Stand With Kesha: Why Men Should Address Music’s Rape Culture Problem Right Now

More men need to be in on these discussions, asking questions and not pretending to know the answers, myself included. Please pardon any mansplaining contained herein.

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Why Are the Younger Veterans Avoiding the Veteran Service Organizations?

How do we get the younger veterans to be part of Veteran Service Organizations as they currently exist? The answer is we don’t. WE MUST CHANGE.

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Soap Star Robin Strasser Looking to Make a Drama-Free Move from the UES…For $7.5M

This is what soap star Robin Strasser is leaving in favor of the West Coast

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Do You Yearn for the Bern? There’s a Dating Site for That

Online dating has reached political spheres with the most recent addition to internet coupling: BernieSingles.com.

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Scattered Staging Spells Confusion at the Met

If the Metropolitan Opera were one of the more advanced European theaters, last Friday night’s new production of Manon Lescaut might actually have made some kind of perverse sense.

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Is this ‘Underground’ Pro Wrestling Series the Most Entertaining Show on TV?

EL Rey Network’s ‘Lucha Underground’ features an undead champion, a ninja skeleton, and a time-travelling alien…and it’s damn entertaining.

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De Blasio Backs ‘Serious Overhaul’ of Property Taxes at Brooklyn Town Hall

“We have to do something very big to rethink our property tax system,” Bill de Blasio said. “I don’t have that answer today, I’m not going to lie to you.”

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Harlem’s Lion in Winter—A Requiem for Rangel

At 85 years old, after 50 years in elected office, Charles Rangel is letting somebody else take over his pride—and leaving behind a record that reshaped Harlem, New York City and black America.

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Is Hillary Really That Much More Electable Than Bernie?

Here’s why Bernie probably won’t get totally burned in November.

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‘The X-Files’ Recap 10×05: The Lone Gunmen

With the exception of that really good lizard man installment, these latest X-Files episodes have been either boring or befuddling.

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‘Last Week Tonight’s’ John Oliver on Snowden, Podcasts, and Not Chasing Millennials

Two weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to HBO’s headquarters–along with several other reporters–to meet with John Oliver, the star and host of Last Week Tonight, which airs…well, tonight. Though the former Daily Show correspondent has no

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Diesel Threw The Biggest Party of Fashion Week To Celebrate Their New Store

Last night Diesel threw a two-part celebration to mark the opening of their newest store at 625 Madison Avenue. Naomi Campbell and Adrian Brody made surprise appearances in addition to brand ambassador Joe Jonas and his new band, DNCE. “The

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WWII Love Letter Finds Its Rightful Home – Will a Film Soon Follow?

(YouTube) In February of this year, Abbi Jacobson, an aspiring actor, writer and artist living in the West Village, received a 70 year-old love letter from a military training facility in Jacksonville, North Carolina. She made a website, a YouTube video, a Facebook

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Remember Timbaland? Well, Now He’s an Angel Investor

Remember that period in the late 2000s when it became virtually impossible to escape producer and Justin Timberlake bestie Timbaland? Well now he’s trying something new: angel investing. VentureBeat reports that he’s invested in a music software startup called Open Labs, which

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Anthony Weiner Pans Pete King but Passes on Michele Bachmann

Anthony Weiner was far more willing to rekindle old tensions with one of his former House colleagues than another last night. Mr. Weiner, a week into his run for mayor, readily ripped Long Island Rep. Pete King on Wednesday. But,

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Grumpy Cat Has a Movie Deal and You Don’t, What Are You Doing With Your Life?

Are you still pissed at Lena Dunham’s success? Well, here’s a new target for your ire: GrumpyCat, who has reportedly landed a “major motion-picture deal.” And yet you can’t even get your college roommate’s producer uncle to read the screenplay

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Mayor Bloomberg Adds Yet Another Property to His Collection

The city’s billionaire mayor has added yet another property to a collection that now includes more plots of land than the number of shoes in most people’s closets. The mayor purchased a new property in Southampton, New York in May

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Jonathan Martin Named Political Correspondent at The New York Times

Jonathan Martin (Image via Politico). POLITICO’s Jonathan Martin is going to The New York Times as to be their national political correspondent, Carolyn Ryan, the recently named political editor announced today in a newsroom memo. Mr. Martin, who was a senior

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