Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:

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Paul Thomas Anderson sharing his surprising tastes with our colleague Ann Hornaday in a profile of “The Master” auteur. Seems that his new not-about-Scientology movie made him actually feel a bit sympathetic towards Scientology, with all its past lives/time-travel talk. “Investigating another time when you might have lived is just inherently so hopeful and so optimistic and so sweet.”

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— Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser explaining his regrettable use of “strong language” (something like “f--- yourself,” apparently) in a conversation with National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Chairman Felix Sanchez, who blasted him this week for a shortage of Latino artists among the Kennedy Center Honors.

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