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    Hedy Lamarr: Way More Than Just a Pretty Face

    Hedy Lamarr was a big Hollywood star in the 40s.  But what most people don't know is that she was also an inventor.  An inventor who created a gudiance system for torpedos using frequency hoping which today is used in GPS and wireless phones.  She received a patent for her work, b...

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    Sexism Watch: Male Writer Numbers Dwarf Females Numbers at High Profile Magazines

    No matter how many times people try and convince me that things are better for women every time I see new stats they just prove the opposite.  Women's progress has plateaued.  You've seen the stats on women in the entertainment business.  You see how few women there are runnin...

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    Sexism Watch: NY Times Book Review Calls NY Times Reporter's Book "Chick Nonfiction"

    We hit another dubious milestone this weekend. A book called The Obamas written by veteran NY Times reporter Jodi Kantor was called "chick nonfiction" in a NY Times book review written by Douglas Brinkley.

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    The Original DIY Filmmakers: The New York Punks of 'Shoot It! Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film'

    There have been plenty of history books written about independent film, but few take the expansive, international view of journalist and critic David Spaner in his new book "Shoot It! Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film," released this month. "Shoot It!" is a r...

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