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A Life’s Work: 12 Women Who Deserve Lifetime Achievement Recognition

This year's Angouleme was the subject of controversy when the list of creators in contention for the Grand Prix was unveiled, and all 30 nominees were men. The longlist was eventually thrown out in favor of an open vote, which coalesced around three names; Hermann Huppen, Alan Moore, and Claire Wendling. Huppen, known professionally as Hermann, is rumored to have won, despite having said he would decline the award.

The controversy prompted some debate about which women should have been in consideration, with the sort of career and longevity that a lifetime achievement award is meant to recognize. Some people have argued that few eligible women exist, but the reality is that women are undervalued, and the extent of their contributions have been overlooked. We've compiled a list of 12 women who deserve recognition for their lifetime of work in comics, but this is just scratching the surface.

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Category: Lists, Opinion
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Chip Somodevilla, Getty images

10 Quotes From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I'm listing ten quotes from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I shared during the Morning Show.

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I Asked Neighbors What They Would Do If They Won The Powerball Lottery

Over the last few days as the Powerball Lottery has grown to astronomical proportions, I've asked friends, neighbors and strangers what they would do with the money if they won it. Their answer to the person may shock you.

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Jennifer Lopez, The Actress: ‘Shades Of Blue’ Proves Jenny Is More Than Just A Pop Star On TV

In 'Shades,' J. Lo proves she's not just a pop star on a screen.

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Category: Articles, Opinion, Reviews
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Grant Lamos IV / Neilson Barnard / Brad Barket, Getty Images

The Biggest Surprises and Snubs of the 2016 Golden Globes Nominations

From Gaga's 'AHS: Hotel' nomination to the snubs for Michael B. Jordan and Amy Poehler, these are the biggest surprises from the 2016 Golden Globe nominations.

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Illustration: Israel Ovalle
Illustration: Israel Ovalle

Lady Gaga’s Long Game: How She Fought the Fame Monster to Find Lasting Success

By following her instincts and pursuing her passions, Mother Monster is overcoming the inevitable backlash and setting the groundwork for a lasting career.

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Photo by Spencer
Photo by Spencer

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From All of Us Here at 97.9 LITE FM!

It's been a great year here at 97.9 Lite FM and I just wanted to thank you for letting us be a part of your life in 2015

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Photo by Spencer
Photo by Spencer

Answers To The Top 5 Gun Related Questions – [VIDEO]

I'm proud that when someone mentions a passion for firearms or firearms related issues, some folks ask me for my opinion. I am in no wise an expert on anything, but I am a virtual cornucopia of sometimes useful information. Here are answers that I give folks if they ask me one of these firearm related questions.

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Grimes, Carly Rae Jepsen & Janet Jackson: The Women Who Created the Best Pop Fever Dreams of 2015

It's time to reimagine your idea of the female pop artist as auteur — and Grimes, Carly Rae Jepsen and Janet Jackson's excellent 2015 releases are proof of why.

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Category: Opinion
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5 Simple Rules of Social Media To Follow for the Holidays!

Here are 5 rules you should follow to keep yourself out of the social media doghouse this Holiday Season.

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