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  • Film Review: 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus'

    Although Spike Lee has made it clear from the start that his Kickstarter-funded "blood addiction" drama "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus" isn't a remake of 1972's blaxploitation "Blacula," it turns out that the closely guarded project is in fact a remake -- at...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Harvard Sailing Team Sketch Troupe Makes Waves

    As it turns out, none of the comics that that belong to the Harvard Sailing Team went to Ivy League schools. Rather, when longtime friends Chris Smith and Billy Scafuri graduated from their respective colleges, the pair decided to recruit several of...
  • The roots of workplace gender bias

     The roots of workplace gender bias
    I may wear a tight-fitting Superman outfit to work each day, but that doesn't make me the Man of Steel. (It does, however, make me a frequent visitor to the human resources department — something about "inappropriate work attire.") The point is,...
  • Study: Hookah use increasing dramatically among teens

    Study: Hookah use increasing dramatically among teens
    Hookah use is increasing dramatically among U.S. teens, according to a new study in "Pediatrics," published online Monday and in the August issue. The study, "Hookah Use Among U.S. High School Seniors," found the annual prevalence of hookah use was 18...
  • Judge under fire for blog post on Hobby Lobby case

    A federal judge turned part-time blogger who garnered unwanted national attention this week after using a profane expression to tell the Supreme Court to, effectively, "shut up" has decided to take his own advice and shut up for a while. "Blogging...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • Spike Lee on 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus' and Hollywood's Diversity Problem

    Spike Lee's latest horror film, "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus," is about a couple of bloodsuckers, but don't call them vampires. "This is not a vampire story," Lee says from his production offices in Brooklyn. "Vampires can't go out in the day in the Fort...
  • Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee

    Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee
    The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up. Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • Talk about the 'sleeper' issue of our time!

    This month has brought ample evidence of the power of sleep to affect us in both positive and negative ways, and demonstrated why we need to start treating sleep as the vital health, safety and social issue that it is. I've been evangelizing about the...
  • Fitness Files: Trust Dr. Slayback on this one

    I'm a person who likes to eat. When not eating, I read about food. I read studies that say drink red wine, eat goji berries, toss down vitamin C, E and D. Coffee's good for us, and so is chocolate, and then there's green tea and kale and real butter....