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The #MeToo movement has had a sweeping effect on politics, organized religion, educational institutions, Hollywood, sports and the military. The cultural prominence of rape and sexual assault might be...

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Fans of “Where the Wild Things Are,” Maurice Sendak’s most famous book, might know every page by heart. But few know the winding path it took from idea to published book – a gestation process...

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There’s no question that Michael Jackson changed music history. But how will history remember Michael Jackson? Since HBO released the new documentary film “Leaving Neverland,” which detailed allegations...

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In 1997, my students and I traveled to Croagh Patrick, a mountain in County Mayo, as part of a study abroad program course on Irish literature I was teaching for the University of Dayton. I wanted my...

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Over the past few years, many artists have started to use what’s called “neural network software” to create works of art. Users input existing images into the software, which has been programmed...

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The Fyre documentaries on Hulu and Netflix gave a behind-the-scenes look into an ill-planned music festival and its aftermath. Both films tell the story of how co-producers Billy McFarland and Ja Rule...

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Millions of people will tune in to the Oscars to see “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, compete for best picture. There are already a lot of people cheering against...

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One of the challengers at this year’s Oscars is “The Favourite,” a film set in the early 18th-century court of British monarch Queen Anne. Focusing on the political and sexual intrigues of a female-led...

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With the Academy Awards approaching, the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released its most recent report on diversity in Hollywood. It documented an upward trend toward equality: The number of women and...

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No one doubts the job of president of the United States is stressful and demanding. The chief executive deserves downtime. But how much is enough, and when is it too much? These questions came into...