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Doriean Stevenson
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Nothing Will Replace Gossip Girl, But Riverdale Is Clos a.k.a. Teen Shows I've Watched Lately
Each day I live and breathe, I'm inching closer to a time when I will no longer understand and will therefore lose the capacity to truly love a teen drama. But I'm not there yet, and I'm (still) searching for something to fill the void Gossip Girl  left whe...

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Cold War Kids iHeart Radio Album Release Party - My Quick Opinions
I've seen the Cold War Kids twice now, and my favorite thing about seeing them is they love to let people see them for free in Los Angeles. A free show is always the right idea. This time I got to see them at the iHeart Radio stage in Burbank, California. I...

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New Music Friday: Hot Takes
It's Thursday-night-into-Friday-morning and you know what that means: New music is being posted all over the internet! I am giddy. I have my glass of red wine beside me and I'm ready to pass judgment on everything I hear. The first three new things I listen...

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Justice for Georgina, aka Go See Get Out Immediately
WARNING: ALL OF THE SPOILERS. LIKE, SO MANY SPOILERS. GO SEE THE MOVIE. THAT'S AN ORDER.  In Get Out , the brilliant new Jordan Peele film, black people are used by white people  – or their brains, as it were – to live out their wildest imaginations.  That'...

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Mrs. without the "r."
Of course I'm a feminist. Not that that needs explaining, but I absolutely believe in equal treatment and opportunities for both sexes.  But being a feminist doesn't mean I burn bras every Tuesday night. I still adhere to a number of not-so-feminist-friendl...

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The music died with Prince today
Today I had a break down at work. Like a damn fool.  I had a horrible night, woke up exhausted, and decided to remain unplugged until I got to work. I wanted to take the morning slowly.  I arrived at the office, sat down in my first meeting and heard "I'm j...

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How Macklemore's "White Privilege," Made Me Feel, Explained Using Chocolate Pudding
It was hard for me to put this into words. It's hard to explain. If you are an OKnLA reader, you read my last post and you know that I'm exhausted. I'm so tired of trying to tell people who just don't seem to (want to) get it that it's not OK what's happeni...

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So Overdue, Alabama Shakes: Show and Album Review
This is rather late, but you still care about my opinion. Right?  The Alabama Shakes are one of my favorite bands out right now. They've been around for several years but are currently getting the pickup they've always deserved.  Naturally, I wanted to see ...

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Denzel Washinton > Tom Hanks and I'm sorry.
I was looped into (OK honesty time I looped myself in) to a debate on Facebook about which actor is the best of our time: Tom Hanks or Denzel Washington.  Initially my thought was: no contest. It's Denzel. I don't understand why we're having a debate.  But ...

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I Met Felicia Leatherwood or That Time I Was A Reality TV Star
Welp. I've officially fulfilled my dream of becoming a Hollywood starlet. Easy enough, especially considering I never really had that dream in the first place.   Several months ago I went to my first casting call. The request was for ladies with natural hai...
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