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The rom-com romance illusion: A personal essay

I’m supposed to write about love. It makes sense, given the nature of yesterday’s holiday. But what do I know about love? I’ve only really been in it once, and the best way to describe that experience is the “it’s complicated” relationship status on Facebook. To be fair though, it
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‘Stranger Things’ have happened

Views from the Outside

I want a film or TV show rich in characters that look like me, that look like Data and Lucas, so that I’ll have no choice but to understand that people like me deserve the chance to experience the incredible.
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The Grammys scissor SZA’s hopes, dreams

While many of Sunday’s Grammy Awards went to deserving artists — Childish Gambino took home an award for “Redbone,” and Kendrick Lamar won four of his seven nominations — the glitzy night was not without snubs. One of the biggest disappointments? SZA, this year’s most-nominated woman, lost all five of her Grammy
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New Sandler comedy shows signs of improvement

Adam Sandler movies are certainly not for everyone. His grating, unsophisticated style of humor may immediately turn moviegoers away from anything he does, but even those among us who would rather live a life without froyo than sit through a movie starring the man who brought us “Jack and Jill”
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