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How the Female Stars of The Breakfast Club Fought to Remove a Sexist Scene, and Won

Plus, how it all led to Rick Moranis getting hired, then fired.<p><i>Kirk Honeycutt is the author of the forthcoming book</i> John Hughes: A Life in Film, <i>to be published March 25. Below is an expanded excerpt from his book, which goes behind the scenes of the production of the classic comedy, turning 30 this</i> …

Comedy

Don't You Forget About Me: The John Hughes I Knew

To mark the 30th anniversary of The Breakfast Club, P.J. O’Rourke remembers the wit, wisdom, and politics of his friend John Hughes.<p>Somehow—while we …

Wild Card review – Jason Statham fights like a dancer

In the sorely underrated <i>Hummingbird</i>, oil-wrestling action man Jason Statham tried to get us to love his soul, rather than just his body. This weirdly faithful remake of the 1986 Burt Reynolds vehicle <i>Heat</i> (adapted by screenwriter William Goldman from his own novel) makes a similar play for our …

Jason Statham

Box Office: ‘Insurgent’ tops with $54 million, 'Gunman’ flops | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - “Insurgent” topped the weekend box office with $54 million, but its opening will likely fall just short of the numbers put up a year ago by the first film in the “Divergent” series.<p>The writer of 'Insurgent' Veronica Roth poses for photographs in Los Angeles, California …

Miles Teller was only paid $8,000 for starring in the Oscar-nominated Whiplash. But what’s the motivation for big names like Jennifer Lawrence and Cameron Diaz to work for low salaries (by Hollywood standards)?<p>While it might feel as though we’re still bombarded with a few too many enviable …

Movies

Weekend Box Office: ‘Divergent’ Earned More Than 10 Times Sean Penn’s ‘Taken’ Movie

<i><br>The Divergent Series: Insurgent</i> was the number one movie of the weekend, riding a scintillating subplot about a white girl getting a haircut to a $54 million domestic gross. That was about on par with <i>Divergent</i>‘s $54.6 million opening on the same weekend last year (though that was accomplished …

A Lost 70 Yr Old Love Letter Is Found By A Woman And Returned To Its 90 Yr Old Author.

When Ilene Ortiz bought a second-hand record she had no idea what else was tucked inside the album cover. It contained a touching 70 year old love …

This guy wrote love poem to his boyfriend everyday for 420 days

Crist Chrysler, a collegiate lacrosse player wrote one poem everyday for 420 days at stretch, when he and his boyfriend ended up at different …

Writing

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

Creative Ideas

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Philophobia: Fear Of Falling In Love

I sobbed today for the first time in a while.<p>I think my friends, and maybe even readers, would find that surprising. I totally seem like the sobbing …

StoryCorps Goes Global with New App Unveiled at TED

Founder Dave Isay gets his TED Prize Wish to create an enduring digital archive of human stories.<p>Since the dawn of StoryCorps, a national effort to unearth everyday stories through facilitated face-to-face interviews, founder Dave Isay and his team have culled over 100,000 dialogues, making it the …

Creative storytelling a winner for global NGO and local production house

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Alan Rickman, British actor and director, says new film A Little Chaos draws 'modern parallels' for women

British actor and director Alan Rickman is widely known for his role as Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films.<p>He has worked on both sides of the …

World Storytelling Day 2015: stories change the world | Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

<i>‘I believe that stories do change the world and that telling stories is incredibly important. Certain stories have changed the way that we see things</i> …

3 Simple Steps To Engaging Consumers Through The Art Of Storytelling

True to his native Ireland, my Pop-Pop always knew had to tell a great story – anytime and anywhere. And I’m not just talking about the traditional …

Seven Ways to Leverage Visual Storytelling in Your Marketing

Our attention span as humans is decreasing each year. It’s now shorter than the ordinary goldfish. Depending on the source our attention span is roughly between 2.5 seconds and 6.5 seconds. For an average goldfish it’s 9 seconds.<p>We are visual beings. Ninety percent of what’s communicated to our …

Infographics

Why 'Pulp Fiction' Will Be Studied For Millennia

Quentin Tarantino, you mad, toe-sucking genius.<p>Cast and Crew<p>Recommended For Your Pleasure<p>24 Terrible Rules That Terrible People Live By, Part 1<p>17 …

Pulp Fiction

When Writing Your First Draft, Don't Be Afraid to Write Like Crap

Filling a blank page with words is hard. Fixing a bunch of terrible words is a little easier. If you're having trouble getting started with your …

Creative Writing

10 facts you didn’t know about Pretty Woman

From the original cast to Richard Gere's secret talents, here are 10 things you probably didn't know about Pretty Woman, to celebrate the film's 25th …

GIF Animations

Guy’s Girlfriend and Ex-Girlfriend Jump into a River to See Which One He Would Save

A Chinese man was recently presented with the ultimate test of love – he was forced to choose between saving his current and ex girlfriends! The two …

6 Sex Toy Companies Disguised As Household Products

As teenagers, we all went through that phase where everything in your house looks like a vagina or a penis, depending on your preference -- it's the …

Lips

10 Oh-So Fascinating Facts About Kissing

At least one a day can help your husband live longer.<p><b>1. The longest kiss lasted for more than 58 hours.</b><br>Ekkachai Tiranarat and Laksana Tiranarat from …

10 Murder Mysteries That Made History

Assassinations of presidents and kings aren’t the only killings that change our world. The victims in these 10 murders didn’t wield national power …

6 Badass Ways Cities Have Co-Opted Outdoor Activities

There aren't too many sports that can be played in the middle of a high-density metropolis, at least not by amateurs. There's basketball, the variant …

Grand Theft Auto