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Truth, Technology, and the Times We Live In :: A Chat with Madeleine George
Boston, MA

Truth, Technology, and the Times We Live In :: A Chat with Madeleine George

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 21
EDGE enjoyed a recent conversation with playwright Madeleine George about technology and personal choice in advance of The Nora Theatre Company's production of "Precious Little."

Natalie Zea Ferociously Embraces Her Comic Side on "The Detour"

Natalie Zea Ferociously Embraces Her Comic Side on "The Detour"

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Feb 21
Natalie Zea is best-known for her work in such TV dramas as "Justified" and "The Following," so who knew she could be the hilarious suburban-mom-with-a-past that she is on TBS's hit "The Detour." EDGE spoke to Zea recently about the new season.

Rio Carnival Revelers Hunt for Bargains Amid Economic Crisis

Rio Carnival Revelers Hunt for Bargains Amid Economic Crisis

NEWS | By Mauricio Savarese | Feb 21
Instead of costly and elaborate costumes with glittering sequins, expect more cheap getups featuring fake mustaches, hats and tiaras at this year's Carnival.

Handicapping the Oscars - Best Director

Handicapping the Oscars - Best Director

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 21
Over the next few days, EDGE's Oscar pundits Robert Nesti and Jason St. Amand will handicap the six leading categories, starting with Best Director.

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns as Editor of Breitbart Tech

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns as Editor of Breitbart Tech

NEWS | Feb 21
Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned as editor of Breitbart Tech after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and older men.

Transgender Students Bathroom Guidelines Coming

Transgender Students Bathroom Guidelines Coming

NEWS | Feb 21
The White House says the Trump administration is working on a new set of guidelines on the use of school bathrooms for transgender students.

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 21
This week, FX will treat fans in the LGBTQ community in gay bars around the country to a special glimpse into one of the most famous feuds in Hollywood history. "FEUD: Bette and Joan," the first installment of the new FX anthology series.

World OutGames Registration Now Open

World OutGames Registration Now Open

NEWS | Feb 21
Registration is underway with sports enthusiasts from more than 25 countries ready to compete during World OutGames Miami 2017.

Watch: Katy Perry Takes Viewers to Oblivia in Official Video for 'Chained to the Rythym'

Watch: Katy Perry Takes Viewers to Oblivia in Official Video for 'Chained to the Rythym'

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 21
Spotify streams of "Chained To The Rhythm" surpassed 20 million in first week of release

Watch: Boxer-Turned-Gay-Porn-Actor Attacks Man For Alleged Homophobic Comments

Watch: Boxer-Turned-Gay-Porn-Actor Attacks Man For Alleged Homophobic Comments

NEWS | Feb 21
Boxer Yusaf Mack, who came out in a scandal after it was discovered he filmed a gay porn scene, is in the headlines again after attacking a man for allegedly using gay slurs.

NBJC Announces New Directors to Lead Organization's Efforts

NBJC Announces New Directors to Lead Organization's Efforts

NEWS | Feb 21
The National Black Justice Coalition has expanded its staff and promoted current staff talent with the announcement of two new directors to lead key divisions of the organization's efforts.


News

Canadian Man: After Reading Scruff Profile, US Customs Blocked Me From Entering

Canadian Man: After Reading Scruff Profile, US Customs Blocked Me From Entering

INTERNATIONAL | Feb 21
A man from Vancouver, Canada says he was blocked from entering the U.S. in October, after a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol official demanded he unlock his phone and read his profile on the gay hookup app Scruff.


Entertainment

Stoneham Theater Presents Musical's East Coast Premiere
Boston, MA

Stoneham Theater Presents Musical's East Coast Premiere

THEATRE | Feb 16
"Jonah and the Whale: A New Musical" is an unforgettable story of faith, loss, and survival against unbeatable odds. It has its East Coast premiere at the Stoneham Theatre on February 23.

 Review :: Loving

Review :: Loving

MOVIES | By Louise Adams | Feb 21
Anti-miscegenation meets its legal match in writer/director Jeff Nichols' powerful, quiet adaption of the real-life Supreme Court case.


Business

Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles

Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles

LEGAL | By Richard Lardner | Feb 21
Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. It's not.


Technology

Electronic Media Searches at Border Crossings Raise Worry

Electronic Media Searches at Border Crossings Raise Worry

PERSONAL TECH | By Gillian Flaccus | Feb 21
Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

Chrysler Recalls Some Cars for Loose Bolts

Chrysler Recalls Some Cars for Loose Bolts

AUTO NEWS | Feb 21
Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some Chrysler cars because driveshaft bolts can come loose on all-wheel drive models, increasing the risk of a crash.


Style

London Fashion Week: Burberry, Erdem & More

London Fashion Week: Burberry, Erdem & More

FASHION | By Gregory Katz | Feb 21
All eyes were on Burberry and creative director Christopher Bailey Monday night as London Fashion Week reached its starry climax.


Health/Fitness

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

FOOD/DRINK | Feb 20
February is a Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to find ways to re-think what we eat in order to help lead us to better heart health.


Travel

Eastern Libya Bans Women From Traveling Without Male Guardian

Eastern Libya Bans Women From Traveling Without Male Guardian

INTERNATIONAL | By Rami Musa | Feb 21
Eastern Libyan authorities have issued a ban forbidding women from traveling outside the country without a male guardian, sparking mockery.


Nightlife

Cupid's Undie Run Philadelphia :: February 18, 2017

Cupid's Undie Run Philadelphia :: February 18, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 19
Many people came out for this year's Cupid's Undie Run to help raise funds for The Children's Tumor Foundation and to support families going through Neurofibromatosis (NF).