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How Racism And Homophobia Are Used For Comedy In "Get Hard"

Director Etan Cohen explains to BuzzFeed News why his film, starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, deliberately pushes the envelope on issues of sexuality, class, and race. “And you know, since Selma couldn't get them, we're going to do it.”

The 29 Most SXSW Things Overheard At SXSW

At SXSW you hear lots of context-free snippets from people walking by on the street or waiting between sets for an act. We kept our ears open all week and kept a list of true gems.

6 Baby Bands Explain Why SXSW Still Matters

A mind-boggling 2,200 artists from around the world flock to Austin every year to vie for the attention of fans and influencers at the South By Southwest music and media conference. We asked a few of them why they joined the herd.

Here's What Austinites Really Think About SXSW

Around 45,000 official registrants, and many more unofficial, descend on Austin every year for the 10-day music, film, and interactive conference South By Southwest. We asked locals for their unvarnished opinion on the annual population (and taco, and beer, and brand) explosion.

Kiernan Shipka's Life After Sally Draper

With her new supernatural drama One & Two at South by Southwest, the 15-year-old actor tells BuzzFeed News about branching out after the final season of Mad Men.

Tilda Swinton Thinks Fame Can Turn People Into Vampires

With four films opening in 2014 in the U.S. — including Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel and Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive — the 53-year-old's celebrity only stands to grow. But Swinton could scarcely care less.

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