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Kristen Bell On 'Bad Moms': 'It Was The Funniest Script I Had Ever Read'

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'I'm Supposed To Protect You From All This' Is Memoir Fraught With Mystery

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Russian Hacking, Spies, Wikileaks: "Breaking Cover" Has A Lot In Common With The Week In Politics

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Dentist Protagonists In Literature

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Hadestown — a retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus -- is one of two off-Broadway shows director Rachel Chavkin has running right now. Above, from left, Shaina Taub, Lulu Fall, Damon Daunno, Nabiyah Be, Amber Gray, Chris Sullivan and Jessie Shelton. Joan Marcus/Matt Ross Public Relations hide caption

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Rachel Chavkin Loves Chaos, And With 3 Shows In The Works, It Shows

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Indie Bookseller Recommends 3 Vacation Reads

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New 'Merchant Of Venice' Recasts Shylock As A Sympathetic Everyman

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For A Female Banker At The Top Of Her Game, What Does It Take To Stay There?

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Comparing Both Conventions As TV: Did Either One Get An Edge?

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Not A Feminist? Caitlin Moran Asks, Why Not?

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Remembering Hollywood 'Ghost Singer' Marni Nixon

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'Easy' Writer: Walter Mosley's Passion For Bringing Black LA Stories To Life

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When A Project Fails, Should The Workers Get A Bonus?

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Why Do Complex Systems Thrive on Trial And Error?

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When Beliefs Fail Us, How Do We Move Forward?

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How Can Success Still Make You Feel Like A Failure?

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Movie Review: 'Jason Bourne,' A Thriller For Our Times

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Stranger Things' And Onscreen Weddings

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