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Movie Review: “Political Animals” at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival

Sheila Kuehl, a child actress and one time regular as Zelda on Dobie Gillis, finds her political footing in California’s political theater as the first openly gay state Senator. “Political Animals” is the story of four openly gay elected state politicians, … Continue reading

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“FEMINISTS: What Were They Thinking?”: A Documentary on Second Wave Feminism Takes Form

On an evening in June a small group of film makers, artists and activists gathered in a Hollywood apartment overlooking the 101 freeway and the Capitol building to view the first 22 minutes of “FEMINISTS: What Were They Thinking?” a fund-raiser … Continue reading

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Album Review: Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires’ “Dereconstructed”

Dereconstructed is the new album by the fabulously-named Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires (get it? glorifiers? because I was on late on that). The album, from start to finish, is one awesome blast of blisterin’ southern rock with clever, mostly … Continue reading

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“Cesar Chavez” Biopic Out March 28

[youtube]4XKU_LqwuE8[/youtube] A biography of Cesar Chavez comes out this Friday, directed by the multi-talented Diego Luna and starring Michael Peña, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich and America Ferrera. The movie follows the life of the famous civil rights leader and labor organizer … Continue reading

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Why I support marriage equality when I don’t really believe in marriage.

I never wanted to walk down the aisle in a white dress. I never fantasized about what my wedding would look like or where my honeymoon would be. Perhaps I wasn’t a “normal” teenaged girl, or maybe because I am … Continue reading

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