8@8: your morning scoop

    lena dunham dreams of a female president.

    by rebecca deczynski · May 08, 2015

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    Today is...

    National Coconut Cream Pie Day. Dig in!

    News of the Day:

    If you can't get enough of Amy Schumer's hilarious skits, you're in luck—the comedienne is getting her own HBO comedy special directed by Chris Rock. 

    + Lena Dunham has teamed up with Rachel Antonoff to create a cute short film for & Other Stories starring Zoe Kazan about a young woman who dreams of becoming president.

    + VFILES is better than ever with an updated, mobile-compatible platform that makes it easier than ever for rising fashion talent to sell their original designs.

    + The New York Times conducted an investigation into the abuse and mistreatment of nail technicians in New York City, prompting an important conversation about the welfare of our manicurists. 

    + Anna Wintour proved that not only is she a major player in the fashion industry, but she is also a "comedy icon"—in a skit with Seth Meyers.

    Deal of the Day:

    We've teamed up with Pitch Perfect 2 for an acca-awesome t-shirt + sweatshirt giveaway. Tweet/Facebook us with #PitchPerfect2xNYLON for your chance to win! Is there anything cooler than that? Pitch, please.

    Advice of the Day:

    "There's no riding off into the sunset, because the camera always keeps rolling in real life." - Taylor Swift

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