This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Erica Ezeifedi, Associate Editor, is a transplant from Nashville, TN that has settled in the North East. In addition to being a writer, she has worked as a victim advocate and in public libraries, where she has focused
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It’s happened again: before you get a word out, the person or machine who answered the phone at the doctor’s office/tech support/airline/customer service centre slaps you on hold and music starts to play. In some cases, it’s a local radio station. Other times, it’s something terribly innocuous, generic, and mildly annoying. And I swear those
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Alex Garland’s Civil War depicts how shit would go down in the United States should the federation fracture. A viscerally entertaining suspense thriller that works better as just that–versus the commentary on the current state of the union many were expecting given… the current state of the union–Civil War is a worthwhile experience, even if
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Rakuten Kobo has announced that it will be releasing its first color ereaders, the the Kobo Libra Colour and the Kobo Clara Colour. These ereaders will both Kaledio color screen technology, the latest in e-ink innovation. There will be a bit of a drawback that comes with th new subtle pastel color palette: the resolution
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Former President Donald Trump said Friday that he was “absolutely” planning on taking the stand in his upcoming trial in New York, where he currently faces 34 criminal counts of falsifying business records related to his $130,000 “hush money” payment to former adult film star Stormy Daniels before his 2016 election. “I’m testifying. I tell
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Four months. We’re now just four months away from the return of the Alien franchise with brand new movie Alien: Romulus, wherein director Fede Alvarez (Evil Dead, Don’t Breathe) will put his own personal stamp on the terrifying sci-fi saga. Disney presented some new footage at CinemaCon last night, though the footage unfortunately isn’t available
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After last year’s Barbenheimer phenomenon, Barbie’s Ryan Gosling and Oppenheimer’s Emily Blunt now find themselves starring together in the action/comedy The Fall Guy. But in the monologue of this week’s Saturday Night Live, both actors expressed reservations about moving on from such iconic roles with a spoof performance of Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well.” The
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In the horror-thriller Arcadian, Nicolas Cage battles angry night monsters, his son attempts to hook up with the one hot female left in the world, and the other son plays MacGuyver. It’s a surprisingly effective combination.  I almost dismissed Arcadian sight unseen. I had only heard about it three days ago, it starred Nicolas Cage
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For decades, Hollywood has struggled with the concept of the reboot. Not merely the “remake,” which was a fairly common occurrence ever since Hollywood figured out how to upgrade the technology of The Wizard of Oz (1910) and re-film The Wizard of Oz (1939) — now with sound and color! — but specifically, the reboot. 
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Although there was no sign of rumored special guest Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey stunned fans during her Coachella festival headlining set last night (April 12) by welcoming Billie Eilish, Jon Batiste and Jack Antonoff for on-stage collaborations. Eilish, who earlier this week announced that her next album is arriving on May 17, joined Del
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A new study published in the Social Science Research Network [SSRN] found that job applicants using they/them pronouns are less likely to be hired. The study’s author, University of Toronto Ph.D. candidate Taryn Eames, states it is “the first large-scale correspondence study focused on evaluating hiring discrimination based on pronoun disclosure.” Eames sent out 7,970
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