'Rolling The R's' Is A Story About Coming Of Age And Coming Out
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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love
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From Broadway To TV, An Actress' Death Takes Us Down Cultural Rabbit Hole
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"If you can write this out and give it to society," Jimmy Santiago Baca told NPR last month, "it's going to allow them to take the blinders off and see what's really going on with you in your life." Hill Street Studios/Getty Images/Blend Images RM hide caption

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Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty
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Not My Job: We Quiz Craig Fugate, Head Of FEMA, On Zima
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From Alaska To The Himalayas, 'Voyager' Embarks On Self-Discovery
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Military Veterans Take On Zombies In 'Range 15'
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'Weiner' Offers A Riveting, Close-Up View Of A Scandal In Progress
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Eddie Huang is a chef and restaurateur, a TV host and the author of two memoirs. Donald Traill/Invision/AP hide caption

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Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'
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Alexander, a former kickboxing champ, came to the U.S. about 20 years ago to work as a stuntwoman. She has also worked with Marines and women in domestic violence shelters. Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Kickboxing Director Lexi Alexander Uses Activism To Bust Out Of 'Movie Jail'
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Cult Survivor Documents 2 Decades Inside 'Holy Hell'
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Malachi Kirby plays Kunta Kinte in the updated version of the miniseries Roots. Steve Dietl/The History Channel hide caption

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In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television
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