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"I will be a storyteller 'till the day I die," Reese Witherspoon says. "It's really what I was born to do." Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Turner Image hide caption

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'From Book To Script To Screen,' Reese Witherspoon Is Making Roles For Women

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How Internet Trolls And Online Extremists Are 'Hijacking' American Politics

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Filmmaker Judd Apatow describes his mentor, the comedian Garry Shandling (above), as a perfectionist: "He just could not just be chill and make it easy on himself. He wanted everything to be amazing." Bonnie Schiffman/HBO hide caption

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After Comic Garry Shandling's Death, Judd Apatow Found Zen In His Diaries

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How The Fugitive Slave Act Paved The Way For The Civil War

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Amid Heightened Partisanship, A War Brews Between Trump And Congress

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Saeed Jones has served as BuzzFeed's LGBT editor and culture editor, and is the author of Prelude to Bruise. Courtesy of Saeed Jones hide caption

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'We're All Struggling': Writer Saeed Jones Reflects On Identity And Acceptance

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Allison Moorer's music has been nominated for an Oscar, a Grammy and an Academy of Country Music Award. Heidi Ross/Da Capo Press hide caption

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Years After Her Parents' Murder-Suicide, Musician Allison Moorer Finds Healing

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Remembering Robert Evans, Producer Of 'The Godfather' And 'Chinatown'

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Punk Icon And Memoirist Viv Albertine On A Lifetime Of Fighting The Patriarchy

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Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail says portraying Elliot (Rami Malek) in a hooded sweatshirt was a deliberate choice: "That hoodie made us closer to who Elliot was." Elizabeth Fisher/USA Network hide caption

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'Mr. Robot' Creator Says His Own Anxiety And Hacking Helped Inspire The Show

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Kevin Wilson's previous books include The Family Fang, Perfect Little World and Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine. Leigh Anne Couch/Ecco hide caption

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For Author Kevin Wilson, Writing Offers A Brief Reprieve From Tourette's

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Prince performs during the 2007 Super Bowl halftime show in Miami, Fla. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Wanted To 'Break The Mold Of The Memoir,' Says His Co-Writer

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Booker T. Jones Reflects On His Life in Music

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Tom Perrotta Shares 'Post-Parental' Reflections From An Empty Nest

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Kathryn Hahn plays the title role in the HBO series Mrs. Fletcher, based on the 2017 novel by Perrotta. Sarah Shatz/HBO hide caption

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Actor Kathryn Hahn Says The Best Part Of Her Career Came Post-Kids

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