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'Lost At Sea,' Found in Rep :: Allison Choat on Directing 'Shipwrecked!' and 'Twelfth Night'
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'Lost At Sea,' Found in Rep :: Allison Choat on Directing 'Shipwrecked!' and 'Twelfth Night'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 20
EDGE chatted with Allison Choat on the challenges, and delights, of bringing two tales of shipwreck and identity to life in repertory.

5 Easy Tips to Stay Fit While Traveling

5 Easy Tips to Stay Fit While Traveling

V Shred trainer Alex Vitale offers five easy tips to maintain a good fitness routine while traveling.

Harsh Sentence for Chinese Porn Novel, Gay Sex Scenes, Decried

Harsh Sentence for Chinese Porn Novel, Gay Sex Scenes, Decried

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 20
A female Chinese writer has been sentenced to more than ten years in prison for creating a novel that details sexual situations between two male characters. She was writing in a genre that's secretly produced and marketed to straight women.

Canadian School Under Fire in Wake of Sexual, Hazing Assaults

Canadian School Under Fire in Wake of Sexual, Hazing Assaults

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 20
Toronto police say that at least one of several reported videos showing students at an all-male Catholic school being assaulted is so graphic that it meets the definition of child pornography and should be deleted by anyone in possession of it.

Watch: The Property Brothers Read Thirsty Tweets

Watch: The Property Brothers Read Thirsty Tweets

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 20
Jonathan and Drew Scott — a.k.a. The Property Brothers — joined BuzzFeed for its popular "Celebrities Read Thirsty Tweets" webseries in which celebrities...well, read the thirstiest tweets about them.

Watch: Mariah Carey Reacts to Fan Admitting He Faked Marriage Proposal to Meet Her

Watch: Mariah Carey Reacts to Fan Admitting He Faked Marriage Proposal to Meet Her

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 20
A fan told Mariah Carey that he faked a marriage proposal to meet her.

Martha Stewart's First Uber Ride was 'a Mess Inside and Out'

Martha Stewart's First Uber Ride was 'a Mess Inside and Out'

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 20
Martha Stewart's first Uber ride was not a good thing.

PopUps: 'Sex and the City 3' Reportedly Would Have Killed Off this Iconic Character

PopUps: 'Sex and the City 3' Reportedly Would Have Killed Off this Iconic Character

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 20
If the third "Sex and the City" film ever gets made, a major and iconic character may be killed off.

Jaden Smith Again Says Rapper Tyler, the Creator is His Boyfriend

Jaden Smith Again Says Rapper Tyler, the Creator is His Boyfriend

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 20
Jaden Smith is reiterating that he and controversial rapper Tyler, the Creator are dating after first revealing they were an item at a concert last week.

'True Blood' Musical in the Works, Says Show's Creator

'True Blood' Musical in the Works, Says Show's Creator

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 20
The creator of the popular HBO vampire series "True Blood" said the fantasy saga will be turned into a musical.

Lawsuit Continues Against Novelist Sparks, School He Started

Lawsuit Continues Against Novelist Sparks, School He Started

NEWS | By Emery P. Dalesio | Nov 20
The former headmaster of a private Christian school founded by novelist Nicholas Sparks can continue to sue the school, the author and the foundation Sparks created to support the school, a federal judge said.


News

Trump critic Hurd Keeps Texas US House Seat for Republicans

Trump critic Hurd Keeps Texas US House Seat for Republicans

POLITICS | By Paul J. Weber | Nov 20
Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican critics of President Donald Trump in Congress, narrowly won his re-election bid Monday in a sprawling Texas district that has been a perennial battleground.


Entertainment

Liars & Believers to Premiere a New Fable for Our Time
Boston, MA

Liars & Believers to Premiere a New Fable for Our Time

THEATRE | Nov 19
"A Story Beyond- a musical fable," premieres in the Plaza Black Box theater at the Boston Center for the Arts December 6th through the 22nd.

 Review :: Robin Hood

Review :: Robin Hood

MOVIES | By JC Alvarez | Nov 20
The legendary archer and defender of the defenseless gets a redux courtesy of Otto Bathurst in "Robin Hood."


Business

Former Toys R Us Workers to Get $20M in Hardship Fund

Former Toys R Us Workers to Get $20M in Hardship Fund

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 20
Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without severance after the chain liquidated in June.


Technology

Election Shows How Gerrymandering is Difficult to Overcome

Election Shows How Gerrymandering is Difficult to Overcome

PERSONAL TECH | By David A. Lieb | Nov 20
The sharply contrasting outcomes that resulted on Election Day in Pennsylvania and North Carolina illustrate the importance of how political lines are drawn — and the stakes for the nation because that process helps determine which party controls Congress


Cars

VW Wants to Storm Car Market with Cheaper Electric Model

VW Wants to Storm Car Market with Cheaper Electric Model

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Nov 20
The investment plans for the next five years aim to make Volkswagen "a worldwide supplier of sustainable mobility," Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch said Friday.


Style

Why a Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn't Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Why a Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn't Ruin Your Thanksgiving

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Nov 20
There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. That's according to health officials who've been monitoring the year-old outbreak.


Health/Fitness

How to Get PrEP Without Ever Leaving Your Home

How to Get PrEP Without Ever Leaving Your Home

HEALTH | Nov 19
Consumer healthcare company Nurx lets you complete all of the testing required before initiating PrEP from the comfort and convenience of your own home.


Travel

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

Nov 20
The Department of Transportation has been considering new guidelines for flying with emotional support animals since spring 2018, but it doesn't look like those guidelines will be ready in time for the holiday travel season.


Nightlife

Key West Fantasy Fest Headdress Ball  And Island House Pool Party

Key West Fantasy Fest Headdress Ball And Island House Pool Party

PHOTO ALBUMS | Nov 8
Check out these photos from the 35th Annual Headdress Ball which is the annual fundraising event for the Key West Business Guild, and some pool fun from Island House.