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In his first feature length film, Newlyweeds, director Shaka King explores… Read More

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So what happens when you put a bunch of potentially bitter ex-wives and -girlfriends on one reality show? Nope. Not that. This… Read More

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This year marks 20 years since RuPaul first hit the national stage with his debut album, Supermodel of the World, and quickly… Read More

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