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Daniele Watts'; Boyfriend Throws Her Under The Bus
MadameNoire
September 18, 2014

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts' boyfriend throws her under the bus to police officer in newly release audio.

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A NYC Bartender's Powerful Open Letter To The Hedge Funder Who Allegedly Grabbed Her Ass: Gothamist
gothamist
September 18, 2014

A SoHo bartender is fed up with misogynistic bros treating her like a piece of meat, and she's written a powerful open letter to the hedge funder who she says grabbed her ass at work.

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My Dad Was James Brown. I Saw Him Beat My Mom.
Vulture
September 17, 2014

The beatings always begin the same way, with the same terrible sounds. My parents are in their bedroom, behind closed doors.

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Report: Joan Rivers' Doctor Took Selfie During Unauthorized Biopsy
jezebel
September 17, 2014

New details have come out about the medical procedure during which Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest, and they're really appalling.

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What links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.
Slate
September 17, 2014

A German scientist named Klaus Conrad coined apophanie (from the Greek apo, away, and phaenein, to show) in 1958. He was describing the acute stage of schizophrenia, during which unrelated details seem saturated in connections and meaning.

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An Unlikely Ballerina
New Yorker
September 16, 2014

Rivka Galchen profiles Misty Copeland, ballet’s rising star, whose goal “is to become the first African-American principal dancer with A.B.T.”

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Rihanna to CBS and NFL: 'Fuck You!'
jezebel
September 16, 2014

Last week, the NFL tried to cover its ass for its abysmal handling of the Ray Rice elevator tape -- and its depraved indifference to domestic violence in general -- by, uh, canceling a game-opening sequence that featured Rihanna. Because Rihanna is a domestic violence survivor. Okay.

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Django Unchained Actress to Cops: 'Is It Just Because I'm Black?'
jezebel
September 16, 2014

An audio recording of an incident involving Django Unchained actress Danièle Watts and the LAPD was released on Monday.

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These Women's Cycling Team Uniforms Don't Exactly Photograph Well
gawekr
September 16, 2014

An unfortunately placed gold panel captured the imaginations of thousands of cycling enthusiasts this weekend when the Colombian women's team debuted their new team uniforms.

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‘Screwed’ New York artists are fleeing to Los Angeles
Page Six
September 16, 2014

Popular street artist Shepard Fairey — who created the “Hope” posters widely used during Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign — says New York City’s high cost of living is driving artists out of town to Los Angeles, and making LA the country’s new cultural hub.

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