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Friday News Bites: #IStandWithAhmed, GOP Debate + More:

Greetings and Happy Friday, everyone. We’ve got a little bit about the 2016 U.S. elections, a talented student, plus the usual bits of entertainment news. Let’s get started:

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Lady Reads is a bit heavy on the pop culture this week, but that’s just because so much cool news came out! But don’t worry, we’ve got dick jokes and FEELS too!

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Friday News Bites, Part 2: Republican Malarkey, Tianjin Explosion + More

After covering what’s going on in Ferguson and the #BlackLivesMatter movement, let’s get to other news stories of note this week.

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Friday News Bites: Cosby Comeuppance, Confederacy Crackdown + More

Happy Friday, one and all. I am looking forward to the weekend because my birthday is on Sunday, but yes, yes, let’s get to the actual news. Lots to cover, so let’s get started:

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Friday News Bites: U.S. Elections, Nacho Day + More

Okay, even though the U.S. midterm elections gave the Republicans a congressional majority again, let us console ourselves with how this will make it easier for the Democrats to come back in 2016. We hope, anyway. Let’s get to this and more in this week’s newsy updates.

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Pop Culture

Let’s All Flail About Doctor Who: Episode 8×04, “Listen”

Four episodes into the Capaldi era, how are you feeling about his Doctor?

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Pop Culture

Doctor Who: 5 Fantastic Moments Since “The Time of The Doctor”

Eight months have elapsed since Matt Smith’s Doctor regenerated into Peter Capaldi, and for mildly enthusiastic fans like myself, the wait has felt very, very long. However, Doctor Who‘s effective publicity machine rolled on, and between the BBC and people following the outdoor shooting schedule, the rest of us could at least have a few treats along the way. Mild […]

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Friday News Bites: Animal Selfies + Doctor Who

We’re a bit more entertainment-skewed this week, partially because my hackles are still raised from last week’s WTF-ery. First, the non-entertainment stuff:

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

What can I say about this week other than it was electric?

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Friday News Bites: Equality Setbacks, Health Advisories, Sports + More

It’s not too often that I have much to say on the subject of sports, but we’ve got a few stories of note this week, as well as some new hurdles to LGBT equality. Throw in some medical/science-y bits, and we’ve got ourselves a newsy roundup. Let’s get to it:

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Pop Culture

Thank God for British TV

Bones is off for another week so let’s talk about some television I have no trouble gushing over. Tally ho, old chaps.

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Friday News Bites: Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remains Willfully Ignorant + Strange-But-True Stories

Friends, I lived in Spokane, Washington for seven years, where Cathy McMorris Rodgers kept getting reelected, while the Democratic party seemed to merely wring their hands and would run ineffectual candidates against her. After her barrage of campaign ads, we would then get her “surveys” in the mail asking what our “concerns” were, all with […]

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Friday News Bites: Mostly of the LGBT variety with a side of Net Neutrality

Greetings, Persephoneers! After our winter break and my vacation, we are back with some Friday News Bites, and this time, they’re mostly of the LGBT variety. First though, let’s have two fantastic best friends wish us a Happy New Year…

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Friday News Bites: Tributes, Entertainment News, LGBT Issues + More

This week we’ve got tributes to the dearly departed, gun violence statistics, Freddie Mercury biopic news, and more. Let’s get right to it.

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New Show Recap

New Show Recap: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, “The Day of the Doctor”

Unless you’ve been living in a nerd-free cave for the past several months, you are no doubt aware that this Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of the debut of Doctor Who, which was celebrated with the special episode, “The Day of the Doctor.” (Obviously, here there be spoilers. If you haven’t seen it yet and […]