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Carrie Fisher blasts Star Wars body shamers

The actor and writer says her male co-stars from original trilogy have faced little criticism on social media for their appearance in The Force Awakens<p>Carrie Fisher has hit out at social media trolls who have criticised her appearance in the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens.<p>Posting on Twitter …

Box Office

Other Things You Shouldn't Try To Do in a Broadway Theatre

Seeing the news that an audience member attempted to charge a cell phone by plugging into a prop outlet on the stage set of Hand to God, the staff of …

Get Some Mid-Week Catharsis With This Supercut of Slaps

Merrily He Rolls Along -- Northwestern's Gifted Young Director, Aaron Simon Gross, Is Opening Doors to Sondheim Musical

When <i>New York Times</i> drama critic Frank Rich reviewed Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" in 1981, he famously wrote: "To be a Stephen Sondheim fan is to have one's heart broken at regular intervals... Mr. Sondheim has given this evening a half-dozen songs that are crushing and beautiful -- …

Barack and Michelle Obama romance movie announces cast

Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter will play the US president and the first lady in Southside With You, a film about their first date in Chicago in 1989<p>Actors Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter have been cast as Barack and Michelle Obama in a forthcoming romance about the couple’s first date.<p>Southside …

Michelle Obama

American Indian actors walk off set of Adam Sandler movie over racially-offensive jokes

Actor Loren Anthony told The Associated Press on Thursday that he and eight others quit the production of the satirical Western "The Ridiculous Six" after producers ignored their concerns about its portrayal of Apache culture and the inappropriate use of props.<p>Anthony said the script included …

Trace the History of Fun Home, From Graphic Memoir to Moving Broadway Musical

The storyline of <i>Fun Home</i> doesn’t scream (or even whisper) “Broadway musical,” but that’s exactly what makes the show is such a thrilling surprise. …

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Online Life

My Difficult, Revelatory Three Days of Eating Like Beyoncé

“I figured that if even the slightest bit of Beyonc-ocity could rub off on me, I’d be a better man for it.”<p>I stood nervously by the office microwave, self-conscious about the wafting smell of fried rice. I took out my carton when it was ready, mashed the yellow mush around, and then frowned …

9 Things You Might Not Know About Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID

Honest Trailer for Disney's Animated CINDERELLA

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

This Tumblr Pairs Medieval Art with Rappers, and It's Brilliant

Gives new meaning to the expression "hip-hop royalty."<p>If you've ever looked at a photo of a blinged-out Rick Ross and thought, <i>Dude totally looks like Henry VIII</i>, there's a new Tumblr for you. The site, B4 XVI (a.k.a. beforesixteen), juxtaposes famous rappers with medieval and Renaissance artwork …

The Eiffel Tower has new wind turbines, and they're beautiful

The Eiffel Tower’s iron-clad frame turned slightly greener last week, with the installation of two new wind turbines along its lower deck. Perched some 400 feet above the ground, atop a ritzy, second-level restaurant, the slender turbines are part of a broader effort to make Paris’ most iconic …

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

The 'Parks and Recreation' Bibliography: 21 Tomes of Pawnee

Not even 5,000 candles in the wind could fill the hole in our hearts left by the end of “Parks and Recreation.” But wouldn’t it be great if we could …

What has Neil Patrick Harris done to earn his spot hosting the Oscars? - video

After Ellen DeGeneres' well-received turn as Oscar host last year, TV and Broadway star Neil Patrick Harris has been brought in to front Hollywood's starriest night. But what experience does he have in shepherding celebrities through extended acts of high profile gong-giving? Loads as it turns out …

Neil Patrick Harris

Video Essay: The Evolution of Movie Trailers Over The Years

Daily Inspiration #2001

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Strong Winds Carve Otherworldly Towers from Frozen Sand on the Shore of Lake Michigan | Colossal

<p>While exploring the shores around St. Joseph, Michigan last week, photographer Joshua Nowicki stumbled onto a bizarre phenomenon: dozens of small …

Peter Dinklage’s Leprechaun Movie Has a Title and Director

Boyfriend Surprises Girlfriend with Sweet "Disney-fied" Valentine's Day Gift

For Valentine's Day, Brian Flynn wanted to surprise his girlfriend Manini with an extra-special gift. The couple loves Disney movies, and so Flynn contacted an illustrator named Dylan Bonner to “Disney-fi” them into the famous animated films. “I want our relationship to be as epic and timeless as …

Celebrate Warwick Davis’ Birthday With The Most Important Lessons From ‘Willow’

It’s remarkable to think that in this day and age of Hollywood remaking, rebooting and recycling just about every movie that we loved from the 1980s, that we haven’t heard rumors of a new <i>Willow</i> film. The 1988 George Lucas story, directed by Ron Howard and starring Val Kilmer and Warwick Davis, …

'Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast' a fun adventure

The appearance of a strange green comet upsets the inhabitants of Pixie Hollow in "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast," the latest installment in Disney's popular franchise centered on the<p>"Peter Pan"character and her magical friends.<p>The comet wakes the Neverbeast, a shaggy, green-eyed …

“Ghostbusters” reboot: Let’s weigh the pros and cons of the new cast

How will Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones fare in Paul Feig’s all-female redux?<p>Yesterday, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones were named as the likely stars of Paul Feig’s long-awaited all-female “Ghostbusters” reboot (according to The …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …