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Cate Blanchett: ‘The World is Round, People’

There were many unprecedented cultural moments at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday evening. Films featuring controversial subject matter and with women as their protagonists did markedly well, and the highly watched event featured some of the most eloquent, pointed acceptance speeches in recent history. One of these speeches came from none other than […]

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#TBT ‘Girls’ Creator Lena Dunham is a Cultivator of Culture

Lena Dunham is unquestionably one of Hollywood’s “it” girls, with an edge. The actress, director, producer, and writer has taken the entertainment industry by storm over the last few years; her quiet entry into filmmaking amazed fans with independent movies like 2010’s Tiny Furniture, and now she’s a full-blown star with hit show Girls soon […]

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Cultivators of Culture: Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham is unquestionably one of Hollywood’s “it” girls, with an edge. The actress, director, producer, and writer has taken the entertainment industry by storm over the last few years; her quiet entry into filmmaking amazed fans with independent movies like 2010’s Tiny Furniture, and now she’s a full-blown star with hit show Girls soon […]

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Sandy Hook Elementary School students and staff were victims of monstrous violence

A Culture of Violence: Where Do We Go From Here?

This is perhaps a slightly different look at culture than we have done in the past, but it’s one that needs addressing: the culture of violence in our society. How did we get here? Following the Newtown, Connecticut shooting last week, many were left wondering how such a monstrous act could be committed and why […]

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