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Veep Writer, Alexis Wilkinson. “She Does” It All.

Follow TheCruu!by Alexis Wilkinson is the first black woman President of Harvard’s “The Lampoon”, it’s acclaimed humor publication.  She’s now writing for HBO’s hit comedy series, Veep. Alexis’ writing can be found in Slate, Opening Ceremony and TIME. These great accomplishments are the product of hard work, and an interesting personal story. …

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Jared Leto’s Joker Pranks Crew & Costars with Used Condoms, Dead Animals & More …

Follow TheCruu!by “I did a lot of things to create a dynamic to create an element of surprise, a spontaneity and to really break down any kind of walls that may be there. The Joker is somebody who doesn’t really respect things like personal space or boundaries.” – Jared Leto …

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The New Revolution – Virtual Reality Roller Coaster

Follow TheCruu!by In spring 2016, Six Flags over Texas will transform the Shock Wave coaster with an virtual-reality experience during the ride. Riders can opt to wear a VR headset during the ride with a 3D experience that’s perfectly synced to Shock Wave’s motion.

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DC Artist Wins Google Doodle Competition

Follow TheCruu!by D.C. native Akilah Johnson is the first African American student to win the “Doodle for Google” contest. If you go to Google.com today (3/22/2016), you can see her piece featured on the iconic web search site. We’re proud of you, Akilah!

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Netflix outbids Film Studios – $90 million movie deal for ‘Bright’, starring Will Smith

Follow TheCruu!by Digital Trends Earlier this month, it was reported that Suicide Squad director David Ayer would reunite with leading man Will Smith for the upcoming fantasy cop drama Bright, based on a script penned by Chronicle and American Ultra screenwriter Max Landis. That project just got a lot more …

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KABUL’S FEMALE GRAFFITI MASTER, SHAMSIA HASSANI

Follow TheCruu!by The Creators Project The Creators Project travels to Kabul to meet young feminist graffiti artist Shamsia Hassani, whose work challenges preconceptions about the role of women in Afghani society, and expresses a unique perspective on life in a country recovering from decades of war. We chat with her about identifying and working as …

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How Netflix’s $5 Billion Budget is Driving a Cable Industry Arms Race

Follow TheCruu!by AV Club There’s no telling what Netflix is going to do next. It renewed Fuller House, after all. Netflix gives zero fucks. It’s poised to take over the world. Okay, so maybe not the world, but it’s definitely trying to take over television by spending an insane amount …

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Revolutionary Plan for Day-and-Date Movies at Home

Follow TheCruu!by Variety A startup backed by Sean Parker of Facebook and Napster fame is trying to encourage Hollywood studios and exhibitors to wade into the controversial waters of at home releases of new movies.  Called the Screening Room, the company offers secure anti-piracy technology that will offer new releases in the home on the …

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Kanye West – The Life of Pablo Album Review

Follow TheCruu!by NeedleDrop Anthony Fantano gave this album a 6/10.  Do you agree? Kanye West tries to sell a lack of cohesion and half-baked song ideas as concepts on his new album. FAV TRACKS: REAL FRIENDS, NO MORE PARTIES IN L.A., ULTRALIGHT BEAM, FEEDBACK, FML, FAMOUS LEAST FAV TRACK: FADE KANYE …

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CURRENT: The World Heals With Artist’s “Peace for Paris” Sketch

Follow TheCruu!by In the wake of terrorist tragedy in Paris, one artist’s re-rendering of the peace symbol, is both iconic and helping us heal.

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