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The Mystery Behind Matt Damon’s Weird Email Address, Solved
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Thanks to Wikileaks creating a searchable index of the leaked Sony emails, we now know Ben Affleck asked Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates to remove mention of his slave-holding ancestor from Gates’s PBS series, Finding Your Roots.

We also know Matt Damon wrote an email to Harvard president Drew Faust advocating for a prospective student’s admission to the college, which caused some confusion among Harvard staff because it came from Damon’s personal email, an oddly named Earthlink account.

And now we’ve solved the mystery behind Damon’s email address, an inside joke between him and Casey Affleck about an obscure R&B singer from the ’80s revealed in a 2002 interview with the Boston Phoenix. But first, some background. More

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Get a First Taste of Growly Ben Affleck in Leaked ‘Batman v Superman’ Trailer
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The wait for new Batman seems extra long when Ben Affleck is involved. But worry not– today we are graced with the first taste of Batfleck thanks to a leaked trailer, which is officially set to debut in IMAX on Monday, April 20. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice doesn’t open until March 25 of next year, but this is certainly enough of a sneak peek to get excited. More

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The Original Pink Power Ranger Is Screening a Short Film in Boston
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For many children of the ’90s, Amy Jo Johnson – better known as Kimberly the original pink Power Ranger – was their first TV star crush.

While her days of beating up Putty Patrollers are long gone, Johnson has since traded in her morpher and pink spandex for more grown-up gigs and is now a budding writer and director. The Cape Cod native is set to kick off this weekend’s Boston International Film Festival with a screening of her short film Lines on Thursday night. More