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Taylor Swift was already awesome before ‘Swiftmas’ 2014


For better or worse, celebrities do have a godlike power to affect their fans in ways both good and bad. Some celebrities just remember this better than others. Taylor Swift is among the celebs who not only remember this well but wield her power with an ingenious combination of genuine sincerity, creativity and a marketing savvy you can't help but respect.

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Interview: Julie Benz on ‘Defiance’ and being a hero to kids with cancer

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A post-apocalyptic world filled with dangerous alien or a world that should be filled with the joys of growing up but is instead filled with chemotherapy, needles and invasive medical procedures. Which one would you visit? Actress Julie Benz has visited both of these worlds.

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Getting schooled on cosplay at Fan Expo Canada by Yaya Han, Ivy Doomkitty, Nadyasonika & Kay Pike


To get a better sense of the emerging art form of cosplay, I sat down with four career cosplayers at Fan Expo Canada this week to get a sense of why they pursue this pop culture pastime. In the end, I came away with a better sense of what it’s about and a new appreciation for the different levels of enjoyment these professional artists possess.

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