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From Veep to 24: Pop Culture's Female Politicians Ranked

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From Veep to 24: Pop Culture's Female Politicians Ranked

Originally posted 10/12/2014 06:00PM

Last week, CBS premiered the new political drama Madam Secretary, which stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth Faulkner McCord, the U.S. Secretary of State. It's hardly a far-fetched concept, as we've seen three female secretaries of state since 1997: Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton.

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Meet the Expenda-Belles: Our Dream Team of Female Action Heroes | Jodie Foster, Linda Hamilton, Pam Grier, Sigourney Weaver

Meet the Expenda-Belles: Our Dream Team of Female Action Heroes

Originally posted 07/31/2014 07:20AM

The Expendables 3 hits theaters this month, giving moviegoers a third round of A-Team-meets-AARP action and giving a host of '80s and '90s stars a reason to flex their muscles onscreen once again.

The cast list reads like a fanboy's dream: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Jet Li, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford and Arnold Schwarzenegger – and Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis and Mickey Rourke appeared in the previous installments.

But where are the women?

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Watch Susan Sarandon and Jimmy Kimmel Recreate the Thelma & Louise Selfie

Watch Susan Sarandon and Jimmy Kimmel Recreate the Thelma & Louise Selfie (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/03/2014 09:25AM

Thelma & Louise was a trailblazing film in a few ways. Aside from its feminist themes and being the one of the first films to realize the appeal of a shirtless Brad Pitt, it also gave the world one of the first iconic selfies of pop culture.

And while Susan Sarandon recently posted an updated version of the 1991 film's snap (below), that didn't stop Jimmy Kimmel from wanting to create his own version of the pic when Sarandon stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday.

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Thelma & Louise Stars Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis Reunite for Another Selfie

Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis Reunite for a Selfie

Originally posted 06/20/2014 05:45PM

Did Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis start the selfie trend?

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25 Years After the Family Ties Finale, Let's Remember Its Most Random Guest Stars

Originally posted 05/15/2014 02:00PM

[YOUTUBE "Z0hQ_C59cyI"] As LFO was fond of reminding us, "Michael J. Fox was Alex P. Keaton" on the hit 1980s sitcom Family Ties, a crucial part of NBC's long-running Thursday night comedy block, which ends with the network's fall 2014 schedule.

But beyond its young star, a number of famous actors also started their journey to fame and fortune with bit parts on the series. To celebrate this week's 25th anniversary of the Family Ties finale (the curtain call of which you can watch above), let's revisit some of the series' most significant cameos.

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League of Their Own Inspiration Lavonne 'Pepper' Paire-Davis Dies at 88

Lavonne 'Pepper' Paire-Davis, Baseball Player Who Inspired League of Their Own, Dies at 88

Originally posted 02/05/2013 01:15PM

Lavonne "Pepper" Paire-Davis, a 10-season All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player who inspired the character portrayed by Geena Davis in 1992's A League of Their Own, died of natural causes on Saturday in Van Nuys, Calif. She was 88.

Her death was reported Tuesday by the sports blog Big League Stew.

"I know what it's like for your dream to come true, mine did," the Los Angeles-born Paire-Davis told the Associated Press in 1995, when she was 70. "Baseball was the thing I had the most fun doing. It was like breathing."

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Davis: 'I'm Still Commander-in-Chief' | Geena Davis

Davis: 'I'm Still Commander-in-Chief'

Originally posted 05/04/2006 08:00AM

On the same day Geena Davis accepted an award for her portrayal of a female President, ABC shelved Commander in Chief for the crucial May ratings sweeps – effectively making the White House drama a lame duck.

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Geena's Commander Takes Early Leave | Geena Davis

Geena's Commander Takes Early Leave

Originally posted 02/13/2006 07:35AM

Geena Davis's presidency is going on hiatus even sooner than previously expected.

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Geena's Commander in Chief Slips in Polls | Geena Davis

Geena's Commander in Chief Slips in Polls

Originally posted 01/30/2006 07:50AM

It's starting to look as if Geena Davis will be a one-term President.

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Andre 3000 Gets Ready for His Close-Up | Andre 3000

Andre 3000 Gets Ready for His Close-Up

Originally posted 05/18/2004 08:00AM

CAST: Andre Benjamin of OutKast, better known as Andre 3000, will take his first movie leading man role in an as-yet untitled project set in the mid-'70s. Benjamin, 28, will star as an upper-middle-class musical prodigy who falls in love with a white, lower-class free spirit, reports Variety. Production is due to begin in October in New Orleans. The director is Paris Barclay, whose credits include episodes of TV's The West Wing and the feature Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood.

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