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quietonset-rollin:

The following is cross-posted from Lexi Alexander’s blog with permission from the author.

Editor’s Note: The post below is very important. This is a woman director standing up for herself and other women directors. She does this at great peril, but it is so important that women directors…

A very thoughtful write-up of the state of women directors (yes, we still have to make the distinction bc there is still unfortunately a distinction). 

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yup.

(Source: hungryrunner)

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nedhepburn:

Ahmed, 7, Syria. 

nedhepburn:

Ahmed, 7, Syria. 

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"The side effects of the chemo wouldn’t kick in for at least a week, so she spent her days with Delia powering through a TV pilot they were writing for Scott Rudin… Because of my mother’s tremendous sense of will and a modest dose of steroids, the script was finished before the chemo was."

— Jacob Bernstein writes about his badass mother, Nora Ephron, in this great New York Times piece "Nora Ephron’s Final Act"

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because 20 kids didn’t deserve to die today.
fuck the second amendment. 

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a baby elephant in a custom-made raincoat photographed by Michael Nichols. read "Orphans No More," a heartbreaking but hopeful story about orphaned elephants in Kenya. it made me feel all the feelings.

a baby elephant in a custom-made raincoat photographed by Michael Nichols. read "Orphans No More," a heartbreaking but hopeful story about orphaned elephants in Kenya. it made me feel all the feelings.

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i may or may not have found a food blog after my own heart that also happens to span NY and LA.

http://www.lauhound.com

om nom nom nom nom.

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Rush Limbaugh has so much more to apologize for
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oh, Academy, way to be full of fail.

the list of boring and predictable noms this way. 

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whoa. 

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fuuuuuuuuck. i shoulda known with all the Hitch postings on my dash yesterday that he had died. RIP Christopher Hitchens. i often did not share your views but was always damn glad you were there to write or speak about them because they were always articulate and well-argued. 

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this squabble seems like good (read: free) publicity for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The New Yorker — win-win all around. well played, sirs, well played.
i mean if this were real, Scott Rudin would probably be all Les Grossman in David Denby’s face. besides, who ‘leaked’ this email correspondence anyway?

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3pm est…
nm, shit just got real. 

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and AAPL’s already down 5% after hrs. FFFFFUUUUUU—

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