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Lena Dunham pens essay about surviving sexual assault

Lena Dunham describes being sexually assaulted by an Oberlin College peer in her nonfiction book, Not That Kind of Girland in an essay for Buzzfeed, she writes about why she chose to share that story.

“I was inspired by all the brave women who are now coming forward with their own experiences, despite the many risks associated with speaking out,” Dunham wrote. Those risks, she goes on to say, include facing people who demand “an unassailable narrative” when “the event itself is hazy, fragmented, and unspeakable.” READ FULL STORY

NAACP Image Awards announce nominations for film and TV

Biopics and indie dramas make up a large margin of the film nominations for the NAACP Image Awards this year.

SelmaGet On Up, Belle, Beyond the Lights, and Dear White People garnered nominations for outstanding motion picture while Scandal, How to Get Away With Murder, House of Cards, Grey’s Anatomy, and Being Mary Jane garnered noms for outstanding drama series. Black-ish, House of Lies, Key & Peele, Orange is the New Black, and Real Husbands of Hollywood nabbed nominations on the comedy side in multiple categories.

The awards will be telecast on TV One on Feb. 6. READ FULL STORY

The best Black Friday deals for videogames, movies, more

Thanksgiving weekend is a time for being with family, eating a ton of great food, watching your favorite TV shows and… spending a lot of money.

With a number of outlets starting Black Friday earlier than ever, here are some of the biggest discounts that should make any pop culture fanatic’s wallet feel just a bit lighter when they return to work next week.

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Marvel announces 'Howard the Duck' by Chip Zdarsky and Joe Quinones

Guardians of the Galaxy was great and all, but how about that post-credits scene? You know, the one with the anthropomorphic duck? What’s his deal?

Glad you asked. Created by Steve Gerber and Val Mayerick, Howard the Duck is one of the strangest and most subversive characters in the Marvel canon—that unfortunately is mostly known from a terrible film in the 1980s. But, as the old saying goes, the road to redemption starts after the credits of a blockbuster movie—and Marvel is bringing Howard back in a big way. This Spring, the publisher will launch Howard the Duck, a new ongoing comic-book series by Chip Zdarsky and Joe Quinones in which the talking duck from another planet sets up shop in the Marvel Universe as a private investigator.

Fans of Sex Criminals already know that Chip Zdarsky is one of the funniest people in comics, and Joe Quinones’ fun, clean artwork is a great fit for the off-beat comedy of Howard. To get a feel of what to expect when the book launches, EW interviewed Zdarsky and Quinones about the series.

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Tavi Gevinson talks 'Rookie,' Broadway, and why she wants Lorde to interview Kanye

Style blogger, magazine editor, fashion icon, actress, incipient voice-of-a-generation: Tavi Gevinson has established herself as a leading multihyphenate creative voice in the digital era, and that was all before she added “high school graduate” to her resumé. READ FULL STORY

The EW store is officially open

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Obsessed with The Must List? Want to see Daenerys and Jon Snow’s Entertainment Weekly cover hanging on your wall? Look no further than the newly opened Entertainment Weekly store.

Yes, Entertainment Weekly has opened a store, where all entertainment fans and pop culture obsessives can purchase official EW apparel, stationery, framed covers of some of the most popular EW covers of the past, and more. Bookmark it and check back as we add new and exciting products: shop.ew.com.

Chelsea Peretti held a book signing... without having written a book

Chelsea Peretti is having a busy week. Her stand-up special, One of the Greats, premieres on Netflix this weekend, and she has been doing some stand-up shows in anticipation for it. She even held a book signing to meet with fans after one of her sets.

The only problem is… Chelsea Peretti hasn’t written a book.

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Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Stephen Sondheim among Medal of Freedom winners

President Obama will be awarding 19 individuals with the highest civilian honor in America, ranging from singers to civil rights activists to Oscar-winning actresses.

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This week's best Sound Bites: Daniel Radcliffe, Amy Poehler, 'Nightcrawler' & more

Every week in Sound Bites, EW spotlights the most memorable lines of the week. This week features Amy Poehler’s humblebrag about her sexual confidence, Daniel Radcliffe getting even with the paparazzi in Horns, and Jake Gyllenhaal’s inflated sense of self in Nightcrawler. These are the best quotes of this week gathered from TV, film, and more.

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Wes Anderson wants to build an amusement park with Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh

Late in Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, there’s a ski chase sequence that’d give some roller coasters a run for their thrill-ride money. And apparently, this was no accident—the director recently revealed that he’s been harboring theme park ambitions.

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