‘Quotas are necessary’ to change the racist, sexist culture in Hollywood, say women directors

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When we last checked in on a roundtable hosted by the Television Critics Association, late night comedy writers were bemoaning how exhausting and tedious the job had become since Donald Trump had been inaugurated. Variety reported that the general feeling among the writers was, “I dont want this job” which works out well, because we’re […]


15 Reasons Ava DuVernay Is Your New Fashion Icon

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When she’s not behind the camera, Ava DuVernay steals the show. Here are 15 of the Selma director’s most stunning red-carpet looks. 1. There are endless reasons to admire writer-director Ava DuVernay: She became the first black woman to win Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012, and has been crafting powerful, diverse […]


Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Key & Peele, Failed Foster Care, And Methadone Stings

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This week for BuzzFeed News, John Knefel explores how cops are harassing heroin addicts by staking out the clinics that are keeping them clean. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web. 1. The Common Cure For Heroin Addiction Is Also A Magnet For Police Harassment — BuzzFeed News […]