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HBO cancels ‘Looking’

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
"Looking" cast members (from left) Frankie J. Alvarez), Jonathan Groff and  Murray Bartlett.
The move marks a rare early-run cancelation by HBO, which often lets modestly performing titles continue for years. Looking ran for two seasons and 18 episodes, with its second-season finale airing Sunday night. [...]

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Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart defend ‘Get Hard’ after critics label it racist, homophobic

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Kevin Hart, top, and Will Ferrell appear in a scene from "Get Hard."
In the annals of film festival flops - from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffes - the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" will go down as a doozy. [...]

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Vanguard Award recipient Kerry Washington fires up GLAAD audience

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Kerry Washington
"We can't say that we believe in each others' fundamental humanity and then turn a blind eye to the reality of each others existence and the truth of each others hearts." [...]

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Bearded Austrian diva Conchita Wurst is living her dream

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Conchita Wurst, Austrian winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, at an interview with The Associated Press in Vienna, Austria.
She rubs shoulders with fashion icons Jean-Paul Gaultier and Karl-Lagerfeld and plays sold-out gigs across Europe. Her appearances on Austrian radio talk shows attract callers from as far away as California. [...]

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The song is over, as ‘Glee’ ends its tuneful 6-season run

Friday, March 20, 2015
Cast of "Glee"
The "Glee" series finale delivered glorious news that William McKinley High School is being turned into an arts school and that Will Schuester, who started its glee club back in 2009, will become its principal. [...]

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‘The Fosters’ makes television history with youngest same-sex kiss

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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A kiss between two 13-year-old male characters on the ABC Family show "The Fosters" is making waves for reportedly being the youngest same-sex kiss in American television history.
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Eddie Redmayne’s latest transformation: Transgender pioneer Lili Elbe

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Eddie Redmayne as Lili Elbe in "The Danish Girl." Directed by Tom Hooper, the film is currently in production.
Fresh from his Oscar win for Lead Actor for his performance as famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything,” British actor Eddie Redmayne is taking on another project that involves a drastic physical transformation. [...]

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Graham Moore’s Oscar‑worthy acceptance speech for ‘Imitation Game’ – #StayWeird

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Graham Moore accepts the award for the best adapted screenplay for “The Imitation Game” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
Graham Moore, who on Sunday won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for “The Imitation Game,” took the opportunity to give a powerful acceptance speech calling awareness to teen suicide and depression, recalling his own attempt at suicide at age 16. [...]

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‘Birdman’ takes flight at an Oscars ceremony punctuated by politics

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Host Neil Patrick Harris at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past, took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. [...]

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Award-winning author David Pratt on love, family, and ‘Looking After Joey’

Sunday, February 15, 2015
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David Pratt, Lambda Award-winning novelist for “Bob the Book,” is back with a funny and touching new novel, “Looking After Joey." In it, Calvin, a single accountant, must look after Joey, a porn character who unexpectedly steps through the TV into Calvin's life — and can’t go back. [...]

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