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What to Watch This Week: On America’s Next Top Model Young Women “Pose as Taxidermy”

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America's Next Top Model. Photo courtesy of The CW. By Magdalena Burnham Monday – August 27   Adventure Time   This episode is all about a creepy pepper and I suspect that it’s Lemongrab. Airs 7:30 on Cartoon Network.   Also On:   8:00 – Alphas (Syfy)   8:00 – Regular Show (Cartoon Network)   10:00 – Grimm (NBC)   Tuesday – August 28 [&hellip
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Network Showdown: ABC’s New Shows

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666-park-avenue BY Magdalena Burnham Continuing my look at the new network TV offerings for the fall, this week I’m turning my attention to ABC. ABC has crafted a nice niche for itself, as the only major network with a lot of programming about and for older women. At the same time, many of their shows have [&hellip
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The Real Story Behind District 12 in The Hunger Games: A Look at Henry River Mill Village

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Jennifer Lawrence as Catniss in Hunger Games. By Amanda Woods   Nicole Callihan, a Brooklyn resident and essay-writing professor at NYU, co-authored a book that transports readers to Henry River, North Carolina, a small abandoned cotton-manufacturing village that recently became the set for District 12 in this year’s popular film, The Hunger Games. Callihan spoke to The New York Press about her [&hellip
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The Difference Between Clingy and Needy

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Photo by paulinaclemente, courtesy of Flickr Commons. By Rebecca Hoffman So you’re in a relationship and it’s great except for this minor problem.  Your partner needs you for everything.  At first it was nice.  It’s always nice to be needed, but then it was annoying, and then it became too much.  After all, you’re their partner not their proofreader; you really don’t [&hellip
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The Victimization of Victims: How the Justice System Fails Savannah Dietrich and Other Women

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Via Twitter By Rebecca Hoffman Hating on victims seems to be a popular trend these days. Because, after all, she was dressing for it, asking for it, or should’ve just kept her mouth shut. The last one seems to be especially true for, 17-year-old, Savannah Dietrich who was facing potential jail time for tweeting the names of [&hellip
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