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Advice From The Guy Who Spent His 20s Writing Speeches For President Obama

At 24, David Litt found himself serving under a incredible boss: none other than former President Barack Obama. After writing for Valerie Jarrett, the President’s Senior Advisor at the time, Litt worked his way up to writing for Obama himself — both embarrassing and distinguishing himself on the climb. In September, Litt published a memoir about this experience: Thanks Obama: ...

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'Master of None' Star Lena Waithe Makes History as First African-American Woman to Win Emmy for Comedy Writing

“Wow, wow, wow,” Waithe began to uproarious applause. “I gotta thank God or else I wouldn’t be standing here. I want to thank my mother, for inspiring the story and allowing me to share it with the world. I love you, Mom. Thank you, Aziz, for pushing me to co-write this, bro…I love you forever.” She went on to thank ...

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