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School Girl Crush: Zack Morris Of ‘Saved By The Bell’

  There is one reigning heartthrob king of the ’90s. And no, it ain’t Leo or Johnny Depp–even though we consider God’s work on their aesthetic a masterpiece. Yeah, with zero doubts about it, 80% of our hearts are allegiant

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If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Kendrick Lamar, Jordan Peele, Gorillaz & More

1) Slick Rick’s ‘Children Story’ is now a Children’s book. In what is perhaps the most overdue adaptation, Slick Rick’s classic song, “Children’s Story,” is set to hit shelves as an eighteen paged illustrated book for kids. Get On Down, along

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Join Vashtie In The Fight Against Cancer at Midtown Love: DJ For A Cure

Quiana Parks, DJ, renaissance creative and blood cancer survivor, is throwing the 3rd annual DJ For A Cure charity event on Thursday, March 23rd. The heart of the cause intends to stand in solidarity with cancer patients while also raising

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The Herstory of Women in Rock N’ Roll, Vol. 2

By the time the ’70s arrived, rock’s dynamic women carried the tools created by its pioneers and utilized them to mold and shape various eclectic sounds of rebellion, mystique, glamour, angst, revenge, independence, love and power. The genre began its

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‘All I Wanna Do’ Is Still The Underrated Feminist Film We Need

Why don’t we ever talk about the explicit feminism of 1998’s All I Wanna Do? Is it because of its cast? I think Kirsten Dunst, Heather Matarazzo, Rachel Leigh Cook and Gaby Hoffmann were names huge enough to bring in

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Throw It Back: “Barracuda” By Heart

Was there ever a song that described an antagonist like Heart’s “Barracuda”? With lyrics jabbing at the lowest of the low and most conniving–a snake in the grass, ready to attack–I don’t think so. There’s a legend behind the song’s

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The Herstory of Women in Rock N’ Roll, Vol 1.

I remember the first time I heard it–ignorant yet common sentiments centered around my undying love of rock n’ roll.  There was always the introductory gasp and furrowed brow which went along with, “But you’re a girl…a black girl. ”

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Five Reasons Why The New ‘Wonder Woman’ Trailer Has Us Shook

With each and every peek we’re given of Warner Brothers’ and DC’s Wonder Woman feature film, there’s never been a point where I’ve been iffy of its quality. There’s an element of care woven into each detail and scene–something which

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‘Now and Then’: The Coming-Of-Age Film Of All Things Sisterhood

The ’90s were the prime time of coming of age films. Sure, we had the ’80s and their treasure chest full of John Hughes films, however, getting down to the grit of adolescent pain wasn’t always promised. Aside from movies

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Brothers Of Climbing Seek To Diminish Generalizations Of Minorities In The Outdoors

REI has delivered a fresh new documentary directed by Duncan M. Sullivan which explores the world of Brothers of Climbing–a New York crew of diverse rock climbers. Co- founders Mikhail Martin and Drew Bellety sought out to change the perception

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These ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Set Photos Are Practically Perfect In Every Way

Brace yourself, Disney fanatics, there’s a whole lot of magic drifting from the winds of the Mary Poppins Returns set in the U.K.! A number of photos have rolled in this week to quench our thirst for the film’s development.

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Remembering Stanley Kubrick on the Anniversary of His Death

The mastermind behind some of the most influential cult classics that dramatically shaped cinematography as we know it, today we pay our respects to Stanley Kubrick. A man who wore many hats–and wore them well–we remember Kubrick as an epochal American film

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Vashtie Teams Up With Bally To Style Their Staple Suzy Bag

Bally, the powerhouse high fashion company founded by Carl Franz Bally and his brother Fritz in 1851, has been a constant force in style, design and branding. This being said, it should come as no surprise that their latest creation,

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San Francisco Will House The World’s First Cannabis Friendly Gym

San Francisco–the embracive metropolis of all things innovative–is now the home of the world’s first cannabis friendly gym, Power Plant Fitness. After becoming the fifth state to legalize recreational marijuana–with the passing of Proposition 64–California has seen a burst of

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Throw It Back: Our Favorite Spellbinding Moments From ‘Teen Witch’

As a ’90s social misfit trying to find her place in the clone like halls of my suburban school, Teen Witch spoke to me. I was as narrow as a string bean, with a closet full of clothes appropriate for

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Reading in Color: Must Have Books From Black Authors

The wonderful and phenomenal Ms. Maya Angelou once said, “We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.” She

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‘Don’t You Forget About Me:’ A Reflection of The Work of John Hughes

In 2010, Emma Stone’s character in Easy A, Olive Penderghast, spoke what I’ve kept in the storage of my brain for some time: “Whatever happened to chivalry? Does it only exist in 80’s movies? I want John Cusack holding a

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Marvel Graces Fandom With First Look Behind The Scenes of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Ten years of story weaving have brought the Marvel Cinematic Universe to what we’ll soon regard as the brand’s zenith, Avengers: Infinity War. Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios’ President, relished the glory of its impending adventure in a special behind the

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Fly Back To Neverland With ‘Hook’

Growing up sucks, a lot. And sometimes we owe it ourselves to escape everyday ‘adulting’ and just chill. Relief can be found in spas, salons, amusement parks, parties, concerts and the outdoors. But there’s nothing like curling up on your

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Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’: A Chemistry Immune to Age

Before Gwen Stefani and Tony Kanal had all eyes and ears glued to the dramatics of No Doubt, Fleetwood Mac, whose emotional legend is just as intriguing as their music, reigned supreme. Life as Fleetwood Mac during the era of

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Do Your Part: 10 Ways To Help Save The Bees

Bees, so tiny and minuscule in contrast to our great planet’s size, are a vital species whose duties offer us the luxury of every one out of three bites of food. Seriously, the numbers behind their performance are astonishing. They

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‘MILK AND HONEY’: Rupi Kaur’s Ode to the Feminine Experience

“In moments of tragedy, art is the core,” Rupi Kaur told Bust Magazine. She wasn’t lying. In fact, when you hold her debut book, Milk and Honey, in yours hands, you’ll feel the truth of words she’s drawn together spinning into

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SCHOOL GIRL CRUSH: Eric, Hyde, Kelso and Fez (‘THAT ’70s SHOW’)

For this edition of School Girl Crush retrospect, we’re time traveling back to the seventies–but technically the late nineties. And that particular statement encompasses what the object of our long term affection is, a throwback sitcom based on the throwbacks

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Blake Griffin and ‘Black-ish’ Creator Join Forces To Remake ‘White Men Can’t Jump’

Just when you thought studios have re-vamped everything, Los Angeles Clippers star, Blake Griffin and Black-ish creator/writer, Kenya Barris are set to put a millennium spin on Ron Shelton’s classic film, White Men Can’t Jump. For those of you with

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Radiohead Announces New U.S. Tour Dates

In support of their latest album, A Moon Shaped Pool, Radiohead brought the news of an American tour to the public on Tuesday. The band will spend a brief period traveling around the country for a total of nine concert

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Throw It Back: How Cory Matthews Helped Us Meet The World

Just as soon as we reunited with Cory Matthews and his growing family–thanks to the spin-off, Girl Meets World–it seems we’ll be parting ways once again. In early January, the Disney Channel announced the cancellation of the sitcom by saying

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Grace Jones Documentary Expected To Release in 2017

In what is being described as a doc-biopic, director, Sophia Fiennes and the iconic Grace Jones will soon debut their film: Grace Jones–The Musical of My Life. The endeavor has taken ten years to capture what Fiennes calls,“a multi-narrative journey

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Will ‘Moonlight’ Be The Champion of 2017’s Award Season?

In a year bleeding with social conflicts, troubles and movements, Moonlight encompasses a bevy of emotions which make it nearly impossible to classify. What is it truly about? To scratch the surface, growing up black and gay in poverty. But

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Model Jasmine Sanders Talks Social Media And Fame As Golden Barbie In Glamour Magazine’s February 2017 Issue

Jasmine Sanders a.k.a. Golden Barbie–the handle of Instagram account–has taken the world of modeling by the horns. You can find her in a number of fashion campaigns with Ralph Lauren, Nike, Miu Miu and most recently, Glamour Magazine‘s February issue.

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Archie Comics Go Dark In Live Action Reboot ‘Riverdale’

Say goodbye to sockhops and diner malts. This ain’t your mama’s Archie. He’s gone rogue. And come January 26th on the CW, we’ll find out what that exactly means. Riverdale has been described as a noir mash-up of Gossip Girl

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Woman Crushin’ It Wednesday: Jennifer Lopez, Chill Out To A Marathon Of Our Top Five Movie Picks

Jennifer Lopez has been a long standing woman crush for so many for so long now. Even with the influx of new talent and game changers, J.LO’s status is practically cemented. With her everlasting beauty, triple threat abilities (maybe even

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Kevin Hart is “The Man Who Kept Running” in Nike + Apple Watch Commercial Series

In a series of Man vs. Wild-esque commercials, Kevin Hart channels his inner Forrest Gump as “The Man Who Kept Running”. The legend begins in October, when Kevin receives the first Apple Watch Nike+. From there, he goes off the

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Goodbye 2016! Celebrate The New Year With These Festive Films

  With all the havoc 2016 has brought on the world, we know you’re just as excited as we are to see it go and start fresh. Whether your NYE plans consisted of an elaborate night out with the crew or

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Harley Quinn Is Up For The Spin-Off Treatment With DC Comics’ ‘Gotham City Sirens’

Margot Robbie won’t be hanging up her mallet any time soon. With the success of Suicide Squad under her belt, it seems she’ll be reprising her role as Harley Quinn in a spin-off centered around the blonde bombshell and her

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Donald Glover and Issa Rae Sit With ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ for an ‘Epic Conversation on Creativity’

Just in time for awards season! Issa Rae–the champion and creator of HBO’s Insecure–and Donald Glover of Atlanta, shared seats at the roundtable with Jon Favreau (Swingers, Iron Man, Elf, The Jungle Book), Lin Miranda (Hamilton, Moana) and Damien Chazelle

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Marvel Dishes Massive Intel On ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Since the appearance of Josh Brolin as Thanos in Avengers: Age of Ultron, comic fans have been aching for more information regarding the ultimate heroic battle for the infinity gauntlet. Some have even been waiting since Marvel began placing all

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Keke Palmer Talks All Things Style, Social Media, and Self-Esteem With Coveteur

23 year-old actress and Scream Queens star, Keke Palmer, recently posed and shared her thoughts on a range of subjects with Coveteur. The exclusive interview dives into her love for switching up her style with wigs, blending affordable style with

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5 reasons Why Disney’s 1997 ‘Cinderella’ Remake Stands the Test of Time

Cinderella is the whimsical classic tale that reminds us how important it is to maintain kindness–no matter what life may throw at us. And yes, the original Brothers Grimm tale saw Cinderella’s bird crew pecking out the eyes of the

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Now You Can Find Every Unreleased Track, Guest Verse and Freestyle From 21 Savage In One Location

If you’ve ever desired having all tracks by your favorite artist in one designated place, you’re in for a treat. Wakelet, the same site that collated J. Cole, Frank Ocean, and Childish Gambino’s works has done the same with 21

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Sofia Richie Gets The Prince and Jacob Treatment On The Cover of Galore’s Art Issue 2017

Sofia Richie is just about everywhere these days. On the cover of Complex, Wonderland and now Galore. Photographed by renowned creative directors, Prince Denoa and Jacob Dekat for Galore’s 2017 Art issue, she sits pretty in bits of Moschino, Versace, Betsey

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