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Barney Frank signs with WME

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As Democratic congressman Barney Frank transitions into retirement, he's joining a small group of pols who have enlisted WME to represent him across all platforms.

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Barney Frank Signs With WME

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The retiring congressman is not looking to host a talk show. He tells Variety's Rachel Abrams, "I hope to write a book. It depends on how sentient I remain as I get older. And give lectures and do…

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The Presidential Debate: A W&W Live Blog

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I'll be live blogging here, and my colleague Brian Lowry will have his thoughts here. Before it all starts, here's what I believe is the biggest gaffe ever made in a general election debate — Gerald…

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Review: ‘Berenice’

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The stylistic and tonal formality of the 17th century French tragedian's plays are routinely regarded as more forbidding than theatrically forthcoming.

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‘Weekend’ plans for indie

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Tom Dolby and Tom Williams will make their directorial debut with indie comedy "Last Weekend," starring Patricia Clarkson, Zachary Booth, Joseph Cross, Devon Gray, Jayma Mays, Chris Mulkey, Alexia…

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