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20 Books About Immigration Everyone Should Read

In the last four years under the Trump administration and its anti-immigration policies, it’s become more important than ever, as Americans, to learn more about immigrant experiences. If you were born in the U.S. and don’t have any personal, firsthand experience with immigration, or any close friends who have that experience and feel comfortable enough […]

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How Richard Linklater’s ‘Dazed and Confused’ Came to Exist

ALRIGHT, ALRIGHT, ALRIGHTThe Oral History of Richard Linklater’s “Dazed and Confused”By Melissa Maerz Richard Linklater’s 1991 breakthrough film, “Slacker,” starts with the director himself, riding a cab at dawn into Austin, Texas. He babbles about various dreams he’s had. He talks about a dream he had last night. A dream where nothing much happened. He […]

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New & Noteworthy Audiobooks, From Rebel Girls to Rachel Bloom

Recent audiobooks of interest: COMEDY IN COLOR, by Laugh Out Loud, read by a full cast. (Simon & Schuster Audio.) The first volume in a series of audiobooks from Kevin Hart’s Pluto TV franchise collects stand-up routines by 40 comedians, hosted by “Get Out”’s Lil Rel Howery. I WANT TO BE WHERE THE NORMAL PEOPLE […]

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How Marcus Rashford’s book club will celebrate female role models

As part of his new book club for children, Marcus Rashford is writing a memoir that will dedicate a chapter to female role models – including his mum. We don’t need another reason to champion Marcus Rashford, but he’s just given us one anyway.  The Manchester United player has already used his platform to ensure school […]