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Writer Diablo Cody on her Unconventional Career Path and Advice She’s Learned Along the Way

Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody always dreamed of being a writer, but getting a call from Hollywood to write a screenplay for the first time took her by surprise. That call resulted in the film Juno, and Diablo has had a brilliant career (with its share of ups and downs) ever since. Now a director, writer, producer and mother, Diablo sits down with Glamour’s Cindi Leive to talk about building a “fempire” and taking an unconventional career path. Via Go Into the Story

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The many meanings of Michelangelo’s Statue of David – James Earle

We typically experience classic works of art in a museum, stripped of their original contexts, but that serene setting can belie a tumultuous history. Take Michelangelo’s statue of David: devised as a religious symbol, adopted as a political emblem, and later iconized for its aesthetic beauty. James Earle walks us through the statue’s journey, to show how art gains layers of meaning over time.

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