How Emmy Rossum’s Fierce Contract Dispute Could Help Close the Hollywood Pay Gap

Emmy Rossum is locked in a fierce contract renegotiation battle with Showtime. If she wins, it will make for a major victory in an ongoing fight to close Hollywood’s gender pay gap.

Nato Green and San Francisco Activists Give Nancy Pelosi a New Spine — Literally

Frustrated with what they see as the Democratic Party’s capitulation to Donald Trump, some activists—including comic Nato Green—have offered Nancy Pelosi a spine.

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