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Max Ophüls’s Unheralded Masterwork “The Tender Enemy”

The first week of MOMA’s series devoted to the French production and distribution company Gaumont features a mighty masterwork that’s as rare and unheralded as it is brisk and modest. Max Ophüls’s “La Tendre Ennemie”—“The Tender Enemy”—from...Show More Summary

Two-Minute Nostalgia Sublime

Alicia Keys: "Girl on Fire"This week's TMNS has been brought to you by Hillary's campaign playlist.

Mike Pence Is the Worst

[Content Note: Bigotry.]I just spent some time tweetstorming about Mike Pence. If you want to read those tweets, I've Storified them for you.Seriously. He is dreadful. Tell everyone you know he's probably even worse than they imagin...

Pope spoke of ‘decentralizing’ decisions on Communion for divorced/remarried: Polish bishops’ head

The pope would also leave it up to local bishops’ conference to ‘interpret papal encyclicals,’ says Archbishop Gadecki.

Marc Lamont Hill On The Common Threads 'From Ferguson To Flint'

From violence at the hands of police to the Flint water crisis, public visibility of the issues plaguing America’s most vulnerable communities has finally risen after decades of marginalization. Each of these high-profile cases is not...Show More Summary

Rams will hold first training-camp practice Saturday

Season tickets for their games at the Coliseum are sold out, the No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL draft is on their roster and the second of three major logistical moves is complete. It’s time for the Rams to finally get onto the field in preparation for their first season as a Southern California...

Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'For Love & Honor' on Hallmark

SERIES Trisha's Southern Kitchen In the season premiere, the guys are invited over for pizza and a movie; Trisha makes malted milk fudge; Trisha's nephew, Kyle, helps her make an Italian seven-layer dip; and Trisha's cowboy tour manager, Chuck, learns how to make a basil pesto pizza.  10:30 a.m....

‘Finding Dory’ Fans Rejoice: This Catoosa Home Could Become a Fish Museum

With an unusual Catoosa home shaped like a fishing reel on the market for $6 million, PETA sent a letter to the real estate agents this morning proposing that... The post ‘Finding Dory’ Fans Rejoice: This Catoosa Home Could Become a Fish Museum appeared first on PETA.

Orcas at Miami International Airport

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Fat Wallets and Thin Waists: PETA’s Plan for Alabama

There’s no need for the state to gamble with its money or its health. The post Fat Wallets and Thin Waists: PETA’s Plan for Alabama appeared first on PETA.

Victory: Monkey Supplier Must Release Records

Now we may be able to find out what happened to monkeys like Loretta, who plucked out her own hair after she was attacked by other monkeys. The post Victory: Monkey Supplier Must Release Records appeared first on PETA.

Robbie Lawler's fighting Saturday, so let the savageness resume

Robbie Lawler isn’t one to elaborate on his mixed martial arts talents, which center around his joy for brutality, except if he’s drawn into the conversation. Or drawn into a fight …. UFC welterweight champion Lawler returns from back-to-back wars Saturday in Atlanta when he headlines UFC 201...

Head of DWP is seeking to retire, Garcetti aide says

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power General Manager Marcie Edwards is in discussions with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office over the timetable for her departure from the agency, a mayoral aide said Friday. Edwards, who has been in her post nearly 2½ years, is interested in retiring but has not...

New WHO Diagnostic Labels Perpetuate Transgender Stigma

The movement of the World Health Organization (WHO) to declassify transgender identity as a mental disorder is simultaneously a step forward in affirming the personhood of gender minority individuals, and a step backward in diagnoses that adequately reflect their health needs. Show More Summary

Gay Civil Unions Have Begun Taking Place in Italy – PHOTOS, VIDEO

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Same-sex couples have begun receiving civil unions in Italy, months after the nation became the last in Western Europe to provide some measure of marriage rights for its LGBT citizenry. Same-sex civil units were finally approved by Italy’s parl… Read The post Gay Civil Unions Have Begun Taking Place in Italy – PHOTOS, VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

Gay Officer Wounded in Dallas Shooting Faces Lengthy Recovery, 30% Pay Cut

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

An openly gay Dallas police officer wounded in the July 7 shooting that left five of his colleagues dead faces a lengthy recovery and a 30 percent pay cut while he’s unable to work. Jesus “Jesse” Retana (above left), a 10-year veter… Read The post Gay Officer Wounded in Dallas Shooting Faces Lengthy Recovery, 30% Pay Cut appeared first on Towleroad.

Boxers or Briefs? Pokémon Go Players Strip Down and Spill – WATCH

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Pokémon Go has officially permeated deep into the core of contemporary gay culture. In the latest episode of The Underwear Expert’s web series “Boxers of Briefs”, host DanielXMiller goes to Pan Pacific Park in Los Angeles to ask Pok… Read The post Boxers or Briefs? Pokémon Go Players Strip Down and Spill – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

PBS’ Upcoming ‘Hamilton’ Documentary, Gillian Jacobs, Jane Sanders, and More: This Week’s Recommended Reading

Here at Flavorwire, we pride ourselves on not only writing some of the best content on the internet, but keeping an eye on all of the great writing that other folks on the Internet are doing, too. This week, we have commentary on Hillary Clinton’s DNC speech, news on a documentary about Hamilton, an interview with Gillian […]

Recap: Jeff Ross presents Roast Battle Night 1

Comedy Central’s four-night mini-series, Roast Battle, kicked off last night, broadcasting from the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, and lemme tell you: it was a scorcher. To paraphrase head judge Jeffrey Ross, this show is not for the thin-skinned (and you thick-skinned folks, see a dermatologist). We’ve got the blow by blow after the jump. […]

Canadian Band Meet Drake’s Dad, Write Song About It Called “Drake’s Dad,” Make Video Featuring… Drake’s Dad

If you’ve written a song about Drake’s dad, inspired by the real-life experience of hanging out with Drake’s dad, then who better to appear in the video for the song in question than… Drake’s dad? Because we live in a magical world and America is the land of opportunity and dreams really do come true, […]

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