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Remembering Judy — A Talk with Garland Authority John Fricke about Upcoming Cabaret Convention Tribute

Remembering Judy — A Talk with Garland Authority John Fricke about Upcoming Cabaret Convention Tribute

ENTERTAINMENT | By Rob Lester | Oct 16
EDGE spoke with Judy Garland authority John Fricke about the upcoming tribute to the singer on October 30 as part of this year's Cabaret Convention in New York City.

Hollywood Satire 'Plastic' Hits Amazon's Best Seller Lists

Hollywood Satire 'Plastic' Hits Amazon's Best Seller Lists

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 16
Playwright/author Frank Strausser's Hollywood satire 'Plastics' hits numerous Amazon best seller lists.

Hollywood 'Fixer' Scotty Bowers Dies; He Wrote Tell-All Book

Hollywood 'Fixer' Scotty Bowers Dies; He Wrote Tell-All Book

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | Oct 16
Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" whose memoir offered sensational accounts of the sex lives of such celebrities as Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, has died. He was 96.

'Patsy and Loretta' Highlights Bond Between Iconic Singers

'Patsy and Loretta' Highlights Bond Between Iconic Singers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Oct 16
Writer-director Callie Khouri is drawn to stories about female friendships and country music. Her latest television film "Patsy and Loretta" combines those passions into the true story of a friendship between two of country music's most powerful voices.

HBO Max Orders 'Grease' Spin-Off Series

HBO Max Orders 'Grease' Spin-Off Series

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Oct 16
Upcoming streaming service HBO Max promises to return viewers to the world of 1978's "Grease" with a new straight-to-streaming series, "Grease: Rydell High." The new show will expand upon the world of the original movie.

NYC Gay Man Says He Was Attacked, Robbed after Refusing Sex on the Street

NYC Gay Man Says He Was Attacked, Robbed after Refusing Sex on the Street

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 16
A gay NYC man recounts being propositioned on the street by a stranger who then subjected him to a brutal attack and robbery.

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

NEWS | By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 16
Voters got a better look at Democrats' health care priorities on Tuesday, as 12 of the leading candidates vowed to codify abortion access, threatened to jail opioid company executives and added a few more details to their health plans.

End in Sight? GM CEO Barra Joins Talks with Striking Union

End in Sight? GM CEO Barra Joins Talks with Striking Union

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 16
General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories.

Dying for Beauty? With 'Plastic,' Novelist Frank Strausser Looks Inside 'The Capital of Good Looks'

Dying for Beauty? With 'Plastic,' Novelist Frank Strausser Looks Inside 'The Capital of Good Looks'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Oct 16
In his new novel "Plastic," Frank Strausser uses the Hollywood noir novel to explore the obsession with age and beauty in Hollywood. EDGE spoke to Strausser about his novel.

Neil Patrick Harris Joins 'Matrix 4' for Unknown Role

Neil Patrick Harris Joins 'Matrix 4' for Unknown Role

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 16
The newest installment in the "Matrix" franchise is getting another boost of star power: Neil Patrick Harris is joining the cast of the upcoming sci-fi film.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Haunting of Hill House
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Review :: The Haunting of Hill House

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Oct 15
Although a lot of effort has obviously gone into "The Haunting of Hill House," this production just doesn't come to life the way it should have. The story needed less talking and more screaming.

 Review :: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Review :: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Oct 16
"El Camino" A Breaking Bad Movie" was unnecessary, but it gives its viewers what they crave: Closure.


Business

AP Fact Check: Dems Debate on Guns, Syria, Health Care

AP Fact Check: Dems Debate on Guns, Syria, Health Care

LEGAL | By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Oct 16
A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process.


Technology

Conservationists Seek Protection of California Joshua Trees

Conservationists Seek Protection of California Joshua Trees

SCIENCE | Oct 16
The western Joshua tree needs protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a petition Tuesday.


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Wages, Pensions, Plant Investments Still Issues in GM Strike

Wages, Pensions, Plant Investments Still Issues in GM Strike

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 15
With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement.


Style

Most Common Cooking Catastrophes

Most Common Cooking Catastrophes

FOOD/DRINK | Oct 16
From leaving the oven on overnight to forgetting a crucial ingredient in a meal or using salt instead of sugar, more than six in 10 Americans have experienced a cooking catastrophe.


Health/Fitness

France OK's Bill Legalizing IVF for Lesbians, Single Women

France OK's Bill Legalizing IVF for Lesbians, Single Women

HEALTH | By Sylvie Corbet, Catherine Gaschka | Oct 16
France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that aims to give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility medication.


Travel

Romania's Autumn Fairs Delight All Ages and Incomes

Romania's Autumn Fairs Delight All Ages and Incomes

By Vadim Ghirda, Andreea Alexandru | Oct 16
Romania's autumn fairs are a loud, colorful reminder that summer has come to an end. And for many families in poorer areas of the country, they are one of the few affordable events of the year.


Nightlife

OutFest :: October 13, 2019

OutFest :: October 13, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 15
The Gayborhood was all a flutter with their annual Outfest celebration! With over 55,000 people in attendance, vendors and sponsors lined along the streets, performers on stage, and the award presentations, a fabulous day was had by all.