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Senior Editor — BuzzFeed
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I know I don't have any talent, and I know all I have is a body, and I am doing my bust exercises. Senior Editor at BuzzFeed News. louis.peitzman@buzzfeed.com

How "Catfish" Prepared Max Joseph For "We Are Your Friends"

buzzfeed.com — On paper, Max Joseph's new movie We Are Your Friends might sound like the electronic music industry's version of Entourage. It stars Zac Efron as Cole, an aspiring DJ surrounded by a group of hard-partying twentysomething manchildren, with Emily Ratajkowski playing his pseudo love interest.

24 Reasons To Be Excited About Theater This Fall

buzzfeed.com — Tagged: fall theater 2015, al pacino, alison fraser, allegiance, andrew lloyd webber, annaleigh ashford, barbara walsh, barbecue, bartlett sher, broadway, bruce willis, caissie levy, china doll, cicely tyson, clive owen, daddy long legs, daddy woof papa hot, dames at sea, danai gurira, danielle brooks, danny burstein, david bowie, david lindsay-abaire,
Aug 21, 2015

Here is my fall theater preview, which does a good job of explaining why I'm moving to New York for the fall: buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/…

Lee Daniels Says There Will Be An "Empire" Spin-Off About Cookie

buzzfeed.com — There's no question Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) was the breakout character of Fox's smash hit Empire during its first season. She'll be back when Season 2 premieres on Sept. 23, but there may be another version on Cookie down the line.
Aug 06, 2015

Lee Daniels says there's going to be an Empire spin-off about young Cookie. (Can Taraji also play young Cookie?) buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/…

59 Broadway Songs That Will Make You Sob Uncontrollably

buzzfeed.com — NOTE: To avoid oversaturating this list with too many songs from the same shows, I limited my choices to one song per musical. The songs are presented in semi-random order, not ranked. Tissues are needed for all.
Jul 31, 2015

Here are 59 showtunes to make you sob uncontrollably! buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/… Happy Friday, and I'm sorry.

Jul 31, 2015

RT @LouisPeitzman: Here are 59 showtunes to make you sob uncontrollably! buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/… Happy Friday, and I'm sorry.

6 Reasons You Should Be Watching "BoJack Horseman"

buzzfeed.com — 105 people in Puerto Rico have been charged with federal organized crime charges for their alleged involvement in a powerful and deadly drug gang. India Clarke, 25, was found dead after suffering blunt force trauma to the upper body. She is the ninth confirmed transgender woman of color killed in the U.S.

The Young Playwright You Need To Know

buzzfeed.com — Watching Jordan Berman agonize over his laptop, willing his finger not to press "Send" on an email that will almost certainly sabotage a potential relationship with the co-worker he's crushing on, is just one of many painfully relatable moments in the new play Significant Other.
Jul 20, 2015

I interviewed Josh Harmon, the playwright behind Significant Other and Bad Jews: buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/…

79 Movies That Define New York City

buzzfeed.com — Tagged: 42nd street, across 110th street, after hours, alfred hitchcock, all about eve, all that jazz, an affair to remember, annie hall, billy wilder, bob fosse, breakfast at tiffany39s, brian de palma, brooklyn, chud, cruising, death wish, desperately seeking susan, dog day afternoon, dressed to kill, elia kazan, escape from

7 Reasons You Should Be Watching "Unreal"

buzzfeed.com — For fans of The Bachelor (or The Bachelorette, or any number of similar reality dating competition series in which one person chooses from a bevy of eager suitors), Unreal is a fascinating (albeit fictionalized) peek behind the curtain. Though being intimately acquainted with The Bachelor surely gives viewers a unique perspective, it's not necessary in order to find Unreal captivating.

19 Queer Broadway Love Songs

buzzfeed.com — Tagged: gay showtunes, a man of no importance, a new brain, andrew lippa, bare, falsettos, fun home, gay broadway, gay broadway music, gay broadway songs, gay theater, hedwig, hedwig and the angry inch, ifthen, jeanine tesori, john cameron mitchell, jonathan larson, la cage aux folles, lisa kron, peter allen, queer broadway, queer showtunes, queer theater songs, rent, spring awakening, stephen trask, the boy from oz, the full monty, the wild party, william finn, yank
Jun 26, 2015

In honor of marriage equality and Pride, here are 19 queer Broadway love songs: buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/…

Jun 26, 2015

On this day, what could be more appropriate than a list of great queer Broadway love songs? @LouisPeitzman's got em: buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/…

Jun 26, 2015

19 Queer Broadway Love Songs That Will Make You Feel Things buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/… via @louispeitzman @buzzfeed

Why Michael Sheen Can't Stop Overthinking Everything

buzzfeed.com — Michael Sheen has played an in-over-his-head talk show host in Frost/Nixon, a powerful and villainous vampire in The Twilight Saga, and a hilariously cantankerous Englishman in 30 Rock. But there is perhaps no role more perfect for him than his current one: the closed-off and confounding sex researcher Bill Masters on Showtime's series Masters of Sex, entering its third season in July.
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Aug 30, 2015

RT @chrisrodley: Never forget: the kitten with good taste who deleted the "Phantom of the Opera" sequel pic.twitter.com/7dWfVQAUBZ

Aug 30, 2015

First dance to "Africa" by Toto. I don't know what irony is anymore.

Aug 30, 2015

They just had a contest to see who was louder, the French or the Italians. It was an ear-splitting draw.

Aug 29, 2015

Obviously I'm happy for my friends! If I can't joke about being bitter I have nothing left.

Aug 29, 2015

The grooms met each other on OKCupid after I set up an account for one of them. See, it works. For other people.

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