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A Spurned Housewife Turns Stand-Up Comic In 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

Rachel Brosnahan claims not to be a comedian, but in a new Amazon series about a 1950s woman with a hidden talent, she certainly plays one on TV.

In September, President Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May, who says the group whose videos Trump retweeted this week "seeks to divide communities through their use of hateful narratives that stoke tensions." Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Retweeted A Racist Group, But How Did He Find Its Videos?

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Causeway Ryan Teague
Undone Ryan Teague

Chris Matthews speaks onstage at the 2015 Ripple Of Hope Awards in December 2015 in New York City. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for RFK Human Rights hide caption

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Chris Matthews On The 'Raging Spirit' Of Bobby Kennedy

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Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen star in Wind River. Fred Hayes/Acacia Entertainment hide caption

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Elizabeth Olsen On A 'Wind River' Oscar Campaign Without Weinstein

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Snow Wolf Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
Essence RRAREBEAR
Gettysburg Ratatat

Author Fiona Mozley poses with her book Elmet. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Debut Author Channeled Her 'Darker Bits' Into A Man Booker Shortlist Novel

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A Selection Of Songs For The Extraordinary

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Anthem of the Extraordinary Michael Hearst
March of the Unusual Creatures Michael Hearst
Missoula Tristeza
Mitchell vs. Rowesdower You. May. Die. In. The. Desert
Complications LVGOON
Troubled Land Speedometer & James Junior
The Truth In You Uther Moads

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A Spurned Housewife Turns Stand-Up Comic In 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

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Girls Talk Dave Edmunds
Girls Talk Easy Karaoke Players