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Yes, Jennifer Lawrence Can Be a Body Positive Role Model

I am about to talk about negative body image. I consider myself qualified to write about this because I occasionally (read: often) have a negative body image. Yes, women can blame the patriarchy. However, men also suffer from negative body image. Show More Summary

7 Best New Fall TV Shows for Teens and Families

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media TV Editor For serious TV fans, fall is a time to get excited about a new crop of network shows. Unfortunately, much of this season's lineup is too edgy for whole-family viewing. Still, there is hope if you're looking for something good to watch with your kids -- especially older kids. Show More Summary

Blockbuster vs. Indie Showdown: The Giver vs. Lucy vs. Mood Indigo

In an absurd effort to compare apples and oranges, I present a series of film reviews where two films that have nothing to do with each other go head-to-head for a showdown. Bigger is not always better, but then again, sometimes it is. Courtesy...Show More Summary

Red Carpet Moments

Michelle Dockery on the B.A.F.T.A. red carpet The week before the Emmy's is a red carpet rush of battling pre-Emmy parties -- great gatherings in a party town that rival Emmy night itself. As many as 10 pre-Emmy events happened in the...Show More Summary

Why It's Okay to Mourn Robin Williams

I know, that in this day and age, guilt takes over when we let the Kardashians take over our Sunday afternoon instead of spending time donating to breast cancer research or volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. I know that scrolling...Show More Summary

The Venice Diaries: Kicking Off with a Bang, and a Birdman

While most girls dream of interviewing George Clooney, I have always wanted to sit across from actor Payman Maadi, from the Oscar-winning Iranian film A Separation. Maadi to me represents the very best of the acting profession, a mixture of sultry sex appeal and an attractive lack of self-consciousness. Show More Summary

My Own Private Hollywood

Joseph Baken is a Hollywood wünderkind whose hilarious Hollywoodland YouTube videos have gone viral. Baken's ascent has been rapid, having already worked with everyone from Gus Van Sant to James Franco (who directed him in a spot for Samsung). Show More Summary

The Woman Behind the Memphis Sound

Written by Sophia Dembling Siblings Jim Stewart and Estelle Axton defied cultural norms in the Jim Crow era to found Stax Records, one of the most influential soul and R&B labels of the 1960s and '70s. There's no obvious reason why Estelle...Show More Summary

If I Stay: A Movie With a Great Message

Warning! Spoilers! If I Stay is an epic that asks us to focus on the loves we have in our lives and the importance of pursuing our dreams and passions. Mia (Chloe Grace Moretz), a levelheaded high school senior, lives in Portland with her former rock-star, guitar and drums pounding parents, who now live as a schoolteacher and stay-at-home-mom. Show More Summary

Politics, Storytellers & Milltowns: Chatting with Kinky Friedman, Billy Joe Shaver and Mark Erelli

photo credit: Brian Kano A Conversation with Kinky Friedman Mike Ragogna: Kinky, apparently, Texas still is resisting the legalization of marijuana while you're a pretty strong proponent. How are you feeling after the election results? Kinky Friedman: I think it's something. Show More Summary

MasterChef Recap: Stop Yelling At Me! in 'Top 7 Compete'

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 5, Episode 11 of FOX's "MasterChef," titled "Top 7 Compete." I hate tag team challenges -- it gives me Leslie-like stress. But we can start at the beginning. The contestants al get letters from home that make them cry and then they have to cook a savory apple dish. Show More Summary

The Naked Truth: "Dating Naked" Contestant Sues for $10 Million

Jessie Nizewitz, a 28-year-old New York model and contestant on the VH1 show Dating Naked (trailer) has filed a $10 million lawsuit against VH1's operator Viacom claiming that the show flashed an un-blurred image of her crotch during a scene where she and a male suitor were playfully wrestling on a beach. Show More Summary

10 Rules for Succeeding In Hollywood

1. When you come to Hollywood you have to think, "what am I going to give," not "what am I going to get." Most people come to LA to "get" things. They want something. Hollywood will not respond to you unless you are ready to give something. Show More Summary

Anaconda, Shake It Off and Ice Bucket Challenges Dominate The Web

It's What's Trending's new show Chat Room! We sit down and discuss the biggest Trends this week, from the Ice Bucket Challenge to Digital Facial Mapping and Nicki Minaj's... Assets? Joining us this week- YouTube star GloZell and Comedian/Viner...Show More Summary

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Tighten Your Belt with In the Valley Below; Throw a Wild Party

It happens only a few times a year for me: I hear the first few seconds of a new song, fall instantly in love with it, and hope the chorus is as good as the first verse. Often times, a so-so chorus can destroy the makings of a perfect song. Show More Summary

3 Reasons to Take Broadcast TV Shows to Youtube

Why are traditional network TV shows racing to the Internet, more specifically Youtube, to publish content? The answer is simple. Here are some stats: Viewership More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month Over 6 billion...Show More Summary

S T R E A M I N G: TV's Tectonic Shift

If you subscribe to any one of burgeoning TV entertainment options such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, and if you own any one of the media boxes like Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire or AppleTV - then you are a STREAMER, a Lewis-and-Clarke class explorer. Show More Summary

Jessica Alba, Inc.

Yesterday we found out that Jessica Alba's little side project, "The Honest Company," just finished another round of investing, adding $70 million to its bank account, and with it, pushing the worth of Honest to an honest ONE BILLION...Show More Summary

Field Notes from a Music Biz Life (Part 3)

In the beginning, the old guard hated the rock but loved the bankroll. In 1955, Jerry Wexler was producing Ray Charles, Big Joe Turner, and Lavern Baker. At the same time, MGM Records a&r (artists and repertoire) chief Harry Meyerson...Show More Summary

Emmy Night Considered -- Sofia Vergara GOT the Joke!

"FK 'EM if they can't take a joke!" I often fall back on this classic Bette Midler retort, when faced with something totally ludicrous. •FOR EXAMPLE, the cries of "inappropriate" and "objectifying" and "insulting" as to Modern Family's...Show More Summary

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