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Three Interesting Interviews

A conversation with Lydia Millet, from Willow Springs (I might be biased here, because I was one of the interviewers, but throughout the conversation Lydia dazzled me with her wit and intelligence; if you haven’t read any of her fiction, I highly recommend you do). 261 more words

Reading & Writing

Galentine's Day Fundraiser

Before the day we celebrate our love for our significant others, we take a little time to celebrate the besties in our life. These are the gals we turn to in triumph, defeat and utter confusion. 208 more words

Gals Guide

Amy Poehler's Golden Globes Guest Pushes For Food Industry Fair Wages

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) – Comedienne Amy Poehler took Saru Jayaraman to the Golden Globes as her date.

Since Poehler worked in restaurants before she made it big, she wanted to highlight Jayaraman’s work at UC Berkeley’s Food Labor Research Center that shows waitresses making low wages, and relying on tips, are often victims of harassment from customers and employers. 316 more words


The Queen of Golden Globe Selfies

P1 Samantha attended the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills on Sunday and found herself among the biggest stars in Hollywood. Samantha snapped selfies with the likes of… 42 more words


From Nichols & May to Poehler & Fey, how improv became 'a great American art'

Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art
By Sam Wasson
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
464 pp; $40

If you take author Sam Wasson’s word for it, improvisational comedy can teach you everything you need to know about the world. 1,222 more words


Comedy Clicks - USA Edition - Parks and Recreation

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA. 331 more words