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“That’s Your Fault, Boo Boo” : Raven-Symoné Seemingly Shades Lindsay Lohan

Raven-Symoné, who’s made a point of strategically staying out of the public eye, answered some questions on Oprah — essentially,… Read More

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Maya Angelou and Oprah’s Inspiring Public Friendship

Dr. Maya Angelou lived an incredible life, with some friendships that were tailor-made for Awesome People Hanging Out Together photos, and one of the most lasting was her connection with Oprah Winfrey. For longtime readers of O Magazine, Angelou was a familiar face: whether it was a pie recipe, an interview, or a poem, Oprah used her magazine to remind readers of Angelou’s insight and wisdom, at all points in her journey. She had a great perspective on aging, constantly saying that your 70s and your 80s are “hot.” … Read More

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30 Writers’ Invaluable Advice to Graduates

Graduation season is fast approaching, the time of the year when some of our favorite writers are tasked with summing up the wisdom to be accrued from the process of growing up in ten succinct minutes of witty truth. These days, a successful graduation speech has the very real chance of going viral, and then living forever as a book: from David Foster Wallace’s This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, About Living a Compassionate Life to Neil Gaiman’s Make Good Art, the best graduation speeches are finding a new life. This crop includes the brand-new Congratulations, By the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness by George Saunders, a pretty-in-print encapsulation of his 2013 Syracuse Graduation speech. It’s reason enough to collect 30 of the best, wisest, and pithiest pieces of advice from the greatest writers to attempt the graduation… Read More

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Watch Pharrell Cry With Oprah Over “Happy”

“Why am I crying on Oprah?” Pharrell asked just after O passed him a tissue. Overwhelmed by the worldwide… Read More

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Trailer for ‘Lindsay’ Reveals Lindsay Lohan’s Imperviousness to the Oprah Treatment

“What’s left in having a drink for me? Nothing. There’s no party that I haven’t gone to, no person I… Read More

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10 Cultural Icons’ Letters to Themselves

What would you hope for yourself 10 or 20 years from now? What fears would you want to overcome? These are the questions ten pop culture icons pondered before writing a letter to themselves in the past, present, and future. Connecting the timeline of their lives, these famous personalities time traveled in order to relate important messages to their younger and soon-to-be selves that would make an impact — life lessons, life mistakes, and life milestones. See what advice, reassurance, and words of wisdom ten stars had to give to their other selves, below. … Read More

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10 of Ellen DeGeneres’s Most Brilliant Moments

Yesterday, Ellen DeGeneres announced on Twitter that she would be hosting the 2013 Oscar ceremony. While everyone’s first thought might have been “thank goodness it’s not Seth MacFarlane,” their second thought was probably “don’t you love Ellen?” Well, it’s hard not to, considering all the awesome she tends to bring to the table. So to get you psyched for the show, page through some of DeGeneres’s most brilliant public moments, from the serious to the silly (because hey, both can be brilliant). Check them out after the jump, and be sure to add any of your favorites that might be missing here in the comments. … Read More

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