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Aparna Nancherla, who has now performed comedy specials for Netflix and Comedy Central (seen here), says an episode of depression led her to attempt stand-up comedy for the first time while in college. Comedy Central hide caption

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Aparna Nancherla: 'I'm Still Shy,' Even As A Stand-Up Star

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Poorna Jagannathan says that her part in the HBO series The Night Of, where she played the mother of a college student accused of murder, opened up new roles to her. Craig Blankenhorn/HBO hide caption

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Actress Poorna Jagannathan: 'I Want To Portray The Mess Of My Life'

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For her starring role as Vice President Selina Meyer in the seventh and final season of Veep, Julia Louis-Dreyfus recently received another Emmy Award nomination for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series. She won the award six years in a row from 2012-2017. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus: 'I Don't Think I've Made It ... And I Like That'

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Miles Davis performing at Newport Jazz Festival in 1969. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Looking Back On 'Bitches Brew': The Year Miles Davis Plugged Jazz In

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From left: Alberto Villalobos, Humberto Flores, Luis Villalobos and Ernesto Villalobos of the Villalobos Brothers. Their latest album, Somos, is out now. Mariana Osorio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Saying Something 'That Is Us': The Villalobos Brothers Raise Their Voices

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Our Language Is Evolving, 'Because Internet'

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K.Flay's latest album, Solutions, is out now. Koury Angelo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Wanna Be Mine?': K.Flay Extends An Open Invitation Of Sisterhood With 'Solutions'

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TikTok, the social media app where Lil Nas X first found popularity, now has over 500 million users globally. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What TikTok's Explosion Could Mean For Music

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"I consider myself one who creates clothes, and fashions clothes, and uses it as a vehicle to fashion young minds," says clothier Dapper Dan. Jelani Day/Dapper Dan of Harlem hide caption

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Dapper Dan, Telling Stories In Leather, Fur And Logos

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In Phil, Greg Kinnear plays the title character, a dentist fixated on a former patient who killed himself. It is also his debut as a director. Farah Nosh/Quiver Distribution hide caption

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Greg Kinnear's 'Phil' Is Depressed, And Then Obsessed

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A naturalization ceremony of new U.S. citizens at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, Virginia. The U.S. citizenship oath today is 140 words. It wasn't until 1929 that the oath's text was standardized, and the oath was amended in 1952 to emphasize service to country as the U.S. faced a growing threat from the Soviet Union. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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How The U.S. Citizenship Oath Came To Be What It Is Today

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In Yesterday, directed by Danny Boyle, Himesh Patel plays Jack Malik — the only person on Earth who remembers the existence (and the music) of The Beatles. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Danny Boyle On 'Yesterday,' A Magical Realism Mystery Tour Of Beatles Songs

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In her new stand-up tour, Douglas, Hannah Gadsby confronts her unexpected fame — and a new diagnosis. Jill Greenberg/Courtesy of ID PR hide caption

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Hannah Gadsby: If Political Correctness Can Kill Comedy, It's Already Dead

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Emily Nussbaum is the TV critic for The New Yorker. Clive Thompson/Courtesy of Random House hide caption

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From 'Buffy' Superfan To Pulitzer Prize, A Critic Celebrates TV On Her Own Terms

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Ronson's latest album, Late Night Feelings, is due out June 21 via RCA Records. Collier Schorr/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Years Of Hit-Making For Others, Mark Ronson Puts His Feelings 1st

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