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How to Prepare for NaNoWriMo in 4 Easy Steps

National Novel Writing Month (shortened as “NaNoWriMo“) is an annual creative writing competition that takes place in November and pits participants against a 50,000 word deadline for their novel. In years past, many of our own writers have shared tips to help you complete your novel, however, my goal is to share a few of my […]

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Elishia Perosa Talks Changing the World for Victims of Domestic Violence

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), nearly 20 people every minute are abused by an intimate partner in the United States. In a year’s time, that equals more than 10 million women and men. It’s a grim statistic, not one that actress Elishia Perosa every thought much about much less thought would […]

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6 Breathtaking US Lakes to Visit This Summer

If you didn’t notice already, summer is about to end and with the season boiling down to cooler temperatures and sweater weather, there’s nothing like traveling to the lake for some quality rest and relaxation in these remaining days of the season. From fun and affordable lakes ideal for romantic getaways or social gatherings, the U.S. boasts a diverse and beautiful […]

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Actress Lisa Chandler Takes Us Behind the Action of ‘S.W.A.T.: Under Siege’

Actress. Stunt artist. Lisa Chandler is one of the new-wave artists fusing the two roles in filming into one action-packed job. Chandler takes us behind the filming on her latest flick, S.W.A.T.: Under Siege, discussing her love of stunt work and blending her two passions.

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Exploring the Idyllic Islands of Venice

The way to discover Venice is to go without any agenda and get completely lost. As you try to navigate your way to the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square, you will traverse across bridges and canals and spontaneously find quaint restaurants, quirky shops, holy churches, and hoards of visitors and Venetians alike. While walking […]

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Meet Sarah Davenport: Freeform’s Favorite New Actress

Season three of Freeform’s hit show, Stitchers, returned to the small screen this month, and we caught up with one of its newest stars. Actress Sarah Davenport opened up to The Hudsucker about her character, Ivy Brown, the “badass” set, and where fans can see her next.

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Caileigh Scott and Jacklyn Collier of ‘Girlcrush’ Are the Comedy Duo We Need

Girlcrush’s creators, Caileigh Scott and Jacklyn Collier talk about their empowering and funny sketch series, writing relationship, and why feminism truly benefits everyone.

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Indulging in Florence’s Must-See Artistic Masterpieces

Under the Tuscan sun is where one can discover the birthplace of the Renaissance — Florence. The capital of the Italy’s region of Tuscany is rife with the legacies of renowned Renaissance figures such as Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Raphael, Donatello, Botticelli, Titian, and Giambologna, all of whom projected the ideals of the flourishing period of cultural rebirth and revival into their artwork.

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6 of the Best Indy 500 Moments That Will Drive Your Excitement Into High Gear

This weekend, Indiana is revving up the fun for millions of watchers around the world for the 101st Running of the Indy 500. In anticipation of this Sunday’s beloved event, we take a quick look back at six of the best moments that provide a fascinating glimpse into what makes this the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

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5 of the Best New Beauty Products You Need This Summer

Summer is just around the corner and with the change in season comes the prime time to make a few small tweaks to your beauty arsenal. Thankfully, this year there are some fantastic new beauty products out there, and the best part? They’re available at drugstores, so they will be able to keep money in your pocket […]

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7 of the Most Insane Burgers You Need to Eat in the US

They are the backbone of everyone’s family barbecue, the cash cow of the fast food industry, and thankfully for those who like to think outside the box — they come in a million different varieties! Burgers are a real pride and joy of our nation, so it’s no secret we would devote a whole month […]

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A Tour of Rome’s Most Enchanting Fountains You Must Check Out

Earlier this April, I wandered the cobblestone streets of Rome, Italy in search of ancient artifacts and baroque beauty. What I discovered was that Roman design is best embodied in a specific architectural piece — the water fountain. The Eternal City has a long history with water, beginning in Ancient Rome when elaborate aqueduct systems were established to transport water from […]

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Happy Easter from The Hudsucker!

From all of us here at The Hudsucker, we wish you a Happy Easter! Representative of love and renewal, we hope your day is a grand celebration filled with lots of joy, happiness and of course chocolate! May the holiday bring you and yours warm blessings and peace. To celebrate this sweet day, we share one of […]

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Read On! 5 Amazing Benefits of Going to Your Local Library

When most people think of libraries, they think of books and getting shushed by librarians. Though public libraries still have plenty of books, the quiet buildings where people only come to read and study are largely a thing of the past. Sure those things are still prevalent, but these days the public library has almost become […]

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Beyond ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ – an In-Depth Look at Author, Diane Ackerman

The Zookeeper’s Wife, starring Jessica Chastain, follows the true story of Warsaw Zookeepers, Jan and Antonina Zabinski and how they saved hundreds of people from the Nazis in World War II. However, before the story was a film on the silver screen, it was a bestselling novel of the same name by acclaimed author Diane […]

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