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Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, Humor, intellectual dishonesty, movies, politics, religion, society )

Kit
- 38 days ago - dailykos.com
Last night, Bill Maher closed his show blasting the Noah's Ark story for being fantastical.
Oscar-Nominated Actress Cast as 'Annie' Is Black -- and Twitter Racists Go Nuts
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racists, movies, celebrity, ethics, rights, freedoms, society, news, sadness, culture )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - rawstory.com
Yesterday, Matthew Eliot cataloged Twitter responses to the trailer for the remake of Annie, which features Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis in the titular role and Jamie Foxx as "Benjamin Stacks."
And Leto's Oscar Goes to ... Journalists
Society & Culture  (tags: AIDS, LGBT community, celebrity, Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyer's Club", Oscar, news, media, movies, rights, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 51 days ago - rawstory.com
The 42-year-old star picked up the ultimate accolade of an honor-laden awards season for his performance as an AIDS-stricken transgender woman in "Dallas Buyers Club."
10 Movies That Got Great Performances From Actors... By Torturing Them
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, celebrity, actors, art, torture, performance, humans, society )

Carrie
- 57 days ago - theweek.com
Yes, actors transform themselves in the never-ending quest for an Oscar -- but it's not always a pleasant experience. As usual, this year's Academy Awards have nominated numerous actors who were voluntarily tortured, abused, and punished for their art.
Shirley Temple Black, Child Star Who Became Diplomat, Dies at 85
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, Shirley Temple Black, obituary, diplomat, child star, movies, news, sadness, society, women )

Carrie
- 71 days ago - reuters.com
Shirley Temple Black, who lifted America's spirits as a bright-eyed, dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression and forged a second career as a U.S. diplomat, died late on Monday evening at the age of 85.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Many Roles (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Philip Seymour Hoffman, sadness, society, celebrity, news, movies, death, obituary )

Carrie
- 79 days ago - digg.com
A look back at the career of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead Sunday. He was perhaps the most admired American actor of his generation.
Award-Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead in Manhattan
Society & Culture  (tags: Philip Seymour Hoffman, death, tragedy, drugs, sadness, society, celebrity, media, movies )

Carrie
- 79 days ago - online.wsj.com
Law-enforcement officials said a hypodermic needle and two glassine envelopes containing what is believed to be heroin were found in the apartment on Bethune Street in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan.
Famous Movie Quotes As Charts ~ INFOGRAPHIC
Society & Culture  (tags: Infographic, movies, quotes, society, interesting, celebrity )

Carrie
- 93 days ago - flowingdata.com
This will easily make the best charts of the year chart.
13 Oscar Nomination Shockers: Oprah, Tom Hanks, 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' and More
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, movies, news, interesting, media, society, politics )

Carrie
- 97 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The 2014 Oscar nominations were announced and--surprise!--there were several shockers. From Oprah's snub to little 'Inside Llewyn Davis' love, here are the biggest head-scratchers.
The Mask You Live In - Three Words That Hurt Men and Society   video
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, dishonesty, education, emotions, ethics, family, freedoms, media, movies, politics, religion, safety, society )

Kit
- 110 days ago - youtube.com
From the team behind Miss Representation. Coming in 2014, an exploration of American masculinity.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Plan to Dump Rat Poison Over the Farallon Islands
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, animals, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, lies, treatment, sa )

Kelly
- 130 days ago - change.org
If US Fish & Wildlife has its way, Nov of 2014 is when they would like to begin a mission that involves the use of helicopters dropping an estimated 1.3 metric tons of rat poison over the Southeast Farallon Islands.
KELLAN LUTZ HELPS STRAY ANIMALS WHILE FILMING HERCULES IN BULGARIA | Watch the Video | Donate!
Society & Culture  (tags: Bulgaria, Kellan Lutz, Helps Stray Animals, celebrity, culture, ethics, GoodNews, humans, movies, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, dogs, pets, protection, news video )

Desanka
- 168 days ago - inquisitr.com
After seeing many stray dogs in Bulgaria, myself and the cast of Hercules couldn't stand by and not do something to help ANIMAL RESCUE SOFIA. Please watch and share, team. Every action we take, no matter how small, helps in the greater good - Lutz wrote.
Hollywood Medical Myths Part 1: Shocking Someone Who Has "Flat-Lined" Can Get Their Heart Going Again
Society & Culture  (tags: tv, movies, death, myths, medicine, science, society )

Carrie
- 210 days ago - todayifoundout.com
It never fails. You're watching television and someone is circling the drain, in the toilet that is their life. The noise from the heart monitor affirms they're still alive, with its consistent, rhythmic beeps. All of the sudden, alarms start going off.
Kentucky Theater Bans 'The Butler' Because Jane Fonda Is 'the Enemy'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Jane Fonda, movies, politics, ethics, freedoms, americans, abuse, rights, sadness, news )

Carrie
- 244 days ago - rawstory.com
A Kentucky theater owner has banned the number one movie in America, The Butler, from his theater because he says that actress Jane Fonda is "an enemy of the United States of America."
Herzog Plumbs Guilt And Loss Wrought By Texting And Driving
Society & Culture  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, texting and driving, protection, society, safety, usa, rights, technology, ethics, movies, media, society, sadness, rights, death )

Cal
- 251 days ago - npr.org
For decades, acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog has introduced audiences to subjects that stick in one's mind long after the credits have rolled...He created the haunting documentary, From One Second To The Next, after AT&T Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile app
 

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