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What The Crown Gets Right About the Queen's History-Making Trip to Ghana

If there's one thing that Netflix's <b>The Crown</b> gets right (and occasionally wrong), it's the details. The streaming giant's sprawling historical drama about the rise of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) is a stunning masterpiece that pulls directly from real-life events, footage, quotes, and letters to …

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How much of the Crown season two actually happened?

Royalty and Statesmen<p>Netflix's historical drama, The Crown, is out now, and the shocking events of the series, which spans over Queen Elizabeth II's …

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Tina Brown: 'What is it with old men and bathrobes?'

At 29, Tina Brown moved to New York to edit Vanity Fair – and went on to have bruising encounters with Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein and Garrison Keillor. She meets Emma Brockes<p>“America has no memory,” said Wallace Shawn, the actor and son of William Shawn, whose legendary editorship of the New …

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John Klein: JFK's wooden speedboat finds a new home in Oklahoma

AFTON — If you work for Tulsa-area businessman Eddy Gibbs you learn pretty quickly to never be shocked.<p>“I was surprised when Eddy called and told me …

The Queen and Jackie Kennedy's Blood Covered Dress: Did Elizabeth Really Meet Jacqueline Onassis?

<i>The Crown</i> Season 2 syncs up British history with American pop culture by dedicating an entire episode, "Dear Mrs. Kennedy," to Queen Elizabeth II's …

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William and Kate eschew festive hues in 2017 Christmas card

Their blue ensembles take matchy matchy dressing to new heights, ditching red, green and gold for various shades of blue<p>Are the Cambridges entering their Blue Period? They have eschewed the classic Christmas palette of red, green and gold to wear the hue on their family’s 2017 Christmas card, …

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A figure-skating redneck hungry for acceptance

“I NEVER APOLOGIZED for growing up poor and a redneck, which is what I am.”<p>So says actress Margot Robbie playing figure skater Tonya Harding, …

Tonya Harding

The Crown Series 2 costumes: the unbelievable facts behind the looks

Sustainably-sourced seashells for the 'Under the Water' ball, 500 Nazi costumes, a coat made out of curtains...read on and watch our video to hear …

Prince Philip

Photo tour: Montpelier, James Madison's historic estate

Montpelier was the lifelong home of James Madison, the fourth president of the United States and primary architect of the Bill of Rights. The 2,600-acre property sits in the rolling hills of the Virginia Piedmont with an unspoiled view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. At Montpelier, James Madison …

Travel

Piaget Unveils All-New Women's Watch Collection, Extremely Lady, With Actress Jessica Chastain

Move over men, this watch article is for the women. In anticipation of the upcoming Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) watch exposition in Geneva in January, Piaget is unveiling a seductive new watch based on its rich heritage and the styles of half-a-century ago. The brand also …

Jessica Chastain

Are High Heels Headed for a Tumble?

One Saturday evening this spring Florie Hutchinson, an arts publicist and a mother of three daughters, was nursing her youngest, Beatrice, at home and texting with a friend in Europe. She was exhausted after a day spent running errands in her hometown, Palo Alto, Calif., where she’d encountered …

Politics

Barron Trump More The Norm Than The Exception In Last Round Of Hoopla Over ‘Where’s Barron?’

The White House Christmas card was missing Barron Trump and it didn’t take long for the buzz to start on Twitter. Donald and Melania Trump were front …

Christmas Cards

Everything Must Go review: Jenny Fran Davis’s millennial meat market

An inventive debut about the conflicting impulses of smart millennial women<p><b>Book Title:</b><br>Everything Must Go<p><b>ISBN-13:</b><br>978-1472153081<p><b>Author:</b><br>Jenny Fran</b> …

Books

Trimming the tree with presidential history

Traditions are captured in commemorative White House Christmas ornaments

Christmas

Biggest celebrity social media mistakes of 2017

The stars love to shine online — but sometimes they should think twice before opening up in front of millions.<p>There were several celebrities that endured major backlash in 2017 thanks to their over-sharing. Here are the ones that had us talking throughout the year:<p><b>Chelsea Handler</b><p>Less than two weeks …

Celebrity News

Jennifer Lopez's Wedding Dress Designer and Style Predictions from InStyle Editors

The entire <i>InStyle</i> staff agrees on one thing: Jennifer Lopez's wedding dress designer will not disappoint, should the rumors be truth and a wedding is …

Weddings

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Wedding Date Has Checkered Past

<b>Prince Harry</b> and <b>Meghan Markle</b> DID not choose their wedding date for any historical significance ... that is unless they're both huge fans of the …

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‘The Crown’ Recap, Season 2, Episode 8: Dear Mrs. Kennedy

This episode of <i>The Crown</i> was a bit of a mess, but also unexpectedly grabbed me by the tear ducts on more than one occasion. I have a longstanding and …

Streaming

‘The Crown’ costume designer on dressing Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and Jackie Kennedy

Words that describe the look of Netflix’s <i>The Crown</i>: sumptuous, opulent, luxurious, lavish, stunning — we could go on. So naturally, the style on the …

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Kim Kardashian And Kris Jenner Among Celebs Accused Of Deceiving Fans Via Photoshop Fails And Fake Pics 2017

Photoshop can be a vanity-based tool for celebrities, who have been known to have a nip and tuck done up in a digital form. But when celebrities like …

Entertainment

Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama Section Focuses on ‘Body Politics’ and ‘Resistance to Machismo’

The first wave of films in the Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section, which is dedicated to controversial and unconventional features, has been …

Andy Warhol

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have ‘Profound Sense of Commitment’ to Each Other

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are showing a “profound sense of commitment” to each other and to marrying in the Church of England, the Archbishop of …

Royal Family

The Crown season two: was Prince Philip unfaithful?

Netflix's royal drama takes on a tricky subject in season two: the rumours of Prince Philip's affairs<p>Friday, 15th December 2017 at 8:50 am<p>The Crown …

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How The Crown’s Version of the JFK Dinner Compares to the Real Thing

<b>The Crown</b>'s production value is so mind bogglingly massive (like, <i>$130 million</i> massive) it hurts my brain to even type about it, but I'm going to push …

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Is Revolution in the U.S. Brewing?

Get ready, America. According to a new study on inequality and revolutions throughout history, the United States soon may experience a profound …

Liberal View

How to begin investing in real estate — as a landlord

When Arlington resident Jesse Shapiro wanted to diversify his investment portfolio with real estate, he recognized quickly that he didn’t want to buy a place in the Washington area.<p>“Housing costs in this region are prohibitive, and I didn’t want to risk buying something that’s 10 times the median …

Real Estate

Guide to sailing the Ionian

Light winds and plenty of sunshine make the Ionian an ideal family cruising ground. Mike Trippitt explored<p>The Ionian Sea on Greece’s west coast is …

Sailing

15 books to give your mother-in-law for the holidays that will make a great impression

Holiday shopping is HAPPENING, people. If you’re still searching for the perfect gift, fear not — there are plenty of shopping days left, and we’re …

Books

The Weight of 'The Crown'

The second season of the Netflix show <i>The Crown</i>, released on December 8, is compellingly watchable television, a luscious treat for any recovering</i> …

Conservative View

How Brands Are Keeping Up with the Meghan Markle Effect

They're not at all worried.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>They're not at all worried.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>A little more than seven years ago, Kate Middleton and …

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