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The best Netflix crime documentaries to watch after ‘Making a Murderer’

Joseph Fritzl: Story of a Monster<p>There are grim documentaries and then there are grim documentaries focusing on Joseph Fritzl, the Austrian man who …

Crime

15 of the Most Fascinating True Crime Stories Ever Told

<i>Making a Murderer</i><p>Netflix’s answer to the uber-popular <i>Serial</i> podcast and HBO’s <i>The Jinx</i>, this docuseries created by Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos was …

'Star Wars' Legend Carrie Fisher Calls Out US Journalist Who Suggested She 'Should Quit Acting' If She Doesn't Want Her Appearance To Be Judged

Carrie Fisher had the perfect response to a US journalist, who suggested that she should “quit acting” if she can’t handle comments about her …

Science Fiction

Star Wars’ Carrie Fisher calls out sexist columnist with brilliant series of tweets

Don’t mess with Carrie Fisher.<p>Just days after she tweeted that critics of her body can ‘blow’ her, the badass Star Wars actress has hit back at a …

Whoa, Carrie Fisher predicted the ridiculous ageism she's dealing with in her memoir

Carrie Fisher has long faced unfair criticism, sexism, and ageism, but recently, she’s been dealing with a heck of a lot more in the wake of the …

Carrie Fisher Fights Mental Health Stigma

<i>Star Wars</i> has been part of my life since I was a very small boy, and Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia was one of the first "girl" characters (along with …

Mental Health

Carrie Fisher’s Comments on Appearance Are Even More Revolutionary Than You Think

Internet denizens got into our customary “go girl!” frenzy when Carrie Fisher took on critics of her appearance — initially aiming her virtual …

Feminism

Shame on the Star Wars Body Shamers

I guess the goodwill couldn't last too long. Just as <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is being greeted by critical acclaim, record box-office earnings and praise for its compelling lead character, the dark side of fandom has arisen -- very much like the movie's First Order from the ashes of the Empire …

I Dare You To Watch This Video Of 52 Dogs And Not Be Filled With Joy

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Conservatives Mock Obama For Crying About Newtown School Shooting

“It’s not really believable," said Fox News host Andrea Tantaros.<p>President Barack Obama issued another impassioned plea on Tuesday for Congress to take action to curb gun violence, shedding tears as he recalled the 2012 Newtown school massacre.<p>"Every time I think about those kids, it gets me mad," …