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November 15, 2011 | By Matt Pais and RedEye movie critic
Yes, she really asked George Clooney that. “I was like, 'Are you happy? Do you like everything you have?'” recalls Clooney's “The Descendants” co-star Shailene Woodley. “And he said, 'No one wants to hear you complain when things are going so well. But at the same time, sometimes I wish I could just go to a baseball game with my buddies and watch it in the middle of the crowd and not have to be in a special area.'” Woodley, who has been known only for ABC Family's “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” is about to get more recognition thanks to...
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October 9, 2012 | Stephen Markley
Today I'm going to highly recommend you head over to The Rumpus and read my interview with a young writer named Alexandra Kimball . From the intro: You probably have not heard of Alexandra Kimball. She's a young Canadian writer who has spent the last decade trying to break into a career in journalism. Working from Toronto, Kimball found herself floundering in her efforts to publish, went back to the refuge of grad school to get an “accidental” Ph.D., and only truly felt like she had the time and financial cushion to make it when she inherited a small sum of money unexpectedly from...
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October 9, 2012 | Stephen Markley
Today I'm going to highly recommend you head over to The Rumpus and read my interview with a young writer named Alexandra Kimball . From the intro: You probably have not heard of Alexandra Kimball. She's a young Canadian writer who has spent the last decade trying to break into a career in journalism. Working from Toronto, Kimball found herself floundering in her efforts to publish, went back to the refuge of grad school to get an “accidental” Ph.D., and only truly felt like she had the time and financial cushion to make it when she inherited a small sum of money unexpectedly from...
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November 15, 2011 | By Matt Pais and RedEye movie critic
Yes, she really asked George Clooney that. “I was like, 'Are you happy? Do you like everything you have?'” recalls Clooney's “The Descendants” co-star Shailene Woodley. “And he said, 'No one wants to hear you complain when things are going so well. But at the same time, sometimes I wish I could just go to a baseball game with my buddies and watch it in the middle of the crowd and not have to be in a special area.'” Woodley, who has been known only for ABC Family's “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” is about to get more recognition thanks to...
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February 6, 2014
From TheMash.com : Thirty-six seconds. That's how long the average teen and their doctor spend talking about sex during an appointment, according to a new study from Duke University Medical Center. It's not that teens aren't having sex. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of high school students have had sexual intercourse. “I saw the doctor two or three times for a physical, and each appointment we talked about sex for (about) 15 seconds,” said Alexandra Bakalich, a junior at Riverside Brookfield.
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November 27, 2012 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
We already knew about several guests coming to "Portlandia" for its third season beginning Jan. 4. On Tuesday, IFC announced even more. Roseanne Barr, Matt Berry ("The IT Crowd"), Rose Byrne, the band Dirty Projectors, Jim Gaffigan, Bill Hader, Juliette Lewis, Matt Lucas ("Little Britain"), J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr., Bobby Moynihan, tennis champ Martina Navratilova, Patton Oswalt and George Wendt all will join Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein playing more unusual individuals living in Portland, OR. Season 3 of the Emmy-nominated comedy premieres at 9 p.m. CT Jan. 4 on IFC. The...
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August 9, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
FX is upping the ick factor in the latest teaser for "American Horror Story : Coven," focusing on the voodoo aspect of the anthology series' witchy new season. Calling the teaser creepy would be an understatement. In it, a woman is shown with pins sticking through her body like a voodoo doll. At the very end, she lunges toward viewers. It's the second teaser FX has released this week, following one that showed a group of women levitating in a mansion. Watch that one here.
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December 21, 2012 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
Long before he gained fame on "Saturday Night Live," Fred Armisen spent many years in Chicago. He returned this week to be part of Second City's 24-hour Letters to Santa event which benefits families in need from Chicago's Onward Neighborhood House. "It's so cool and the vibe was so great," Armisen said Thursday when he stopped by RedEye to chat. "I've never experienced anything like it. It was really, really, really great. " When you consider Armisen's comedic work in "SNL" and as co-creator (with Carrie Brownstein)
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April 19, 2013 | By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts and For RedEye
EAT Carrot Prix Fixe Sola 3868 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-327-3868 Spring has sprung at the North Center restaurant where chef Carol Wallack serves up a three-course dinner featuring curried carrot-parsnip soup; scallops with carrot-ginger puree, edamame, chanterelles and soy-chili vinaigrette; and a carrot-pineapple cake with ginger cream cheese frosting and carrot syrup. Add wine pairings for $15 more. 5-9 p.m. $30. DRINK La Dolce Vita La Sirena Clandestina 954 W. Fulton Market 312-226-5300 Step back into the world...
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May 2, 2013 | By Erin Vogel, @eringejuice and For RedEye
MODA, University of Chicago's student-run fashion magazine -- yes, you read that right, University of Chicago has a fashion magazine -- isn't just any college fashion magazine. According to a recent Teen Vogue list, the university's 10-year-old fashion publication is actually one of the best college fashion magazines in the country.   In a list published last week comparing fashion magazines from schools like New York University, Columbia University, University of California-Berkeley and even nearby Northwestern University, Teen Vogue...
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