Want to Become a Writer? Lauren Hough Recommends Bartending.

The author of “Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Thing” has been a “cable guy,” a barista and Air Force airman. Her time behind a bar taught her to listen.

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Save the Planet, Win a Prize

Rising seas, raging fires, hotter temperatures — and a bit of positivity.

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Venice Film Festival Opens, Defiant but Socially Distanced

Strict measures are in place at the first major international movie event since the coronavirus pandemic began.

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2020 Emmy Nominations: Live Updates

Olivia Colman may be honored for another royal role and “Mrs. America” and “Watchmen” appear to be locks for nominations in the most intriguing category.

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What To Watch For at the 2020 Emmy Nominations

Olivia Colman may be honored for another royal role and “Mrs. America” and “Watchmen” appear to be locks for nominations in the most intriguing category.

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Review: In ‘Stateless’ on Netflix, Cate Blanchett (and Immigration)

The A-lister plays a supporting role as a dancing scam artist in a mini-series she helped create, set at an Australian immigrant detention center.

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The Mythic Performances That Are Keeping Me Company

Unforgettable moments lost to time, from Christopher Plummer to Jennifer Holliday, now more than ever remind us of theater’s special resonance.

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What Do Famous People’s Bookshelves Reveal?

In quarantine, people are inadvertently exposing their reading habits — embarrassing, surprising and impressive.

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‘Mrs. America’ Review: The Voice of an E.R.A.

Packed with stunning performances, the limited series tells a sweeping story of women’s rights revolutionaries — and a formidable counterrevolutionary.

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‘Mrs. America’ Depicts a Different Kind of Feminist: The Anti- Kind

The new FX series stars Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly, who helped defeat the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s — and set the terms of a debate that continues today.

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