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Rubyfruit Jungle expertly intertwines lesbianism and sexuality
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Rubyfruit Jungle expertly intertwines lesbianism and sexuality

Molly Bolt is the name of the fiery and uncontested protagonist in Rita Mae Brown’s celebrated coming-of-age novel Rubyfruit Jungle. Daughters Publishing Company printed Brown’s first novel in 1973, a radical time that consisted of rapid progression and essential movements that helped characterize the feminist revolution. Feminist political organizations and grassroots operations took hold in…

Remake of The Magnificent Seven references Seven Samurai
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Remake of The Magnificent Seven references Seven Samurai

A common observation about history is that it repeats itself— the only differences are the details. Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven repeats the story of the 1960 Western of the same name, which repeated the story of the 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai. It is a remake of a remake. The film tells the story…

AC/DC takes over Madison Square Garden with vocalist Axl Rose
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AC/DC takes over Madison Square Garden with vocalist Axl Rose

The last two years have not been kind to Australian hard rock heavyweight AC/DC. During that time span, the band has lost three long-running members, including founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young and longtime drummer Phil Rudd. The second North American leg of their world tour came to an abrupt halt when doctors ordered…

Sidewalk becomes runway at Michael Kors’ 29Rooms space
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Sidewalk becomes runway at Michael Kors’ 29Rooms space

Twenty-nine interactive rooms were filled with music, color, lights, flowers, polaroids and smiles at 8 Ingraham Street from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11. Art met fashion at Refinery29’s interactive art installation that collaborated with over 20 different artists and brands in East Williamsburg during the New York Fashion Week. Refinery29 presented its second annual “29Rooms”…

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Sully shows heroic moments, aftermath of Hudson miracle

Hollywood has a trend of regularly producing content with which people already have a connection. The audience either knows the characters from pre-existing films or recognizes them from real life. This leads to the creation of biopics like The Walk, Steve Jobs, The Theory of Everything, The Imitation Game, the upcoming Snowden and the recently…

Frank Ocean releases Blonde, makes radical return as artist
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Frank Ocean releases Blonde, makes radical return as artist

In the four years following the release of his critically-acclaimed album Channel Orange, Frank Ocean has grown into a modern myth. Aside from a handful of blog posts, a smattering of guest spots and a few cryptic release date announcements for an album that consistently failed to materialize, the RnB star’s voice remained inexplicably elusive. Ocean…

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Rihanna collaborates with Puma, hikes up sales

Rihanna’s star quality is making her one celebrity for which to look out. From her Anti album going Platinum in just two days after its release to her recent MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, she is showing no signs of slowing down her career. She pushes the limit with her lyrics and her elaborate…

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FYF Fest takes over Los Angeles by storm

Some call it summer, others call it festival season. From Electric Daisy Carnival and Governors Ball to Glastonbury and Lollapalooza, sonic bliss can be found around the world. Los Angeles welcomed party-seekers with its annual FYF Festival over the last weekend of August. It makes up for its abbreviated runtime with a diverse set list…

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