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Yesterday, we found out that culinary goddess Ina Garten is currently working on a new series called Cook Like A Pro. But, it turns out she’s not the only Food Network fave adding another show to their resume. According to MediaPost, Scripps announced at its recent upfronts that Guy Fieri will also soon be getting a new series.

Fieri, who was first discovered for his television talent on the second season of Next Food Network Star, has enjoyed varying degrees of success with shows like Guy’s Big Bites, Ultimate Recipe Showdown, Guy Off The Hook, Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off, and Guy’s Grocery Store Challenge. However, none of those has become as well-known as Diners, Drive-Ins, And Dives.

Over the course of Triple D’s 10-year run, Guy has traveled to 46 states and tasted countless incredible dishes from dozens of talented chefs. It looks like Food Network wants to infuse some its popularity into Fieri’s newest series. Eater reports that the new series will involve Guy working with some of the chefs he visited in the 26 seasons of Diner, Drive-In, And Dives. The show's working title is Guy’s Big Project.

We have reached out to Food Network for additional details and will update this post as we learn more. Unlike Ina Garten’s new show, which will premiere in May, Guy’s Big Project still does not have an expected airdate. At least we’ll have the Barefoot Contessa to teach us a thing or two about cooking while we wait for more Guy. And, we're certainly not complaining about that.

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If interviews make you horribly nervous, the thought of doing one remotely might be a relief — but you should still take them just as seriously as an IRL conversation.

Your interviewer may have a harder time seeing you sweat, but they'll still ask questions that test your preparation, interest, and poise. Think of a phone or video interview as an extra opportunity to impress. If you create a genuine connection with someone without being in the same place as them, chances are they'll trust your ability to knock it out of the park in the flesh. Here are five tips to make the whole process go much more smoothly.

Test Your Tech: Don't wait until right before your interview to make sure that your phone is charged and your Wi-Fi works. For a video interview, it's crucial to do a trial run in advance, since they can be especially glitchy. "These are live, so it's very important to test your connection ahead of time," says Scott Dobroski, the director of corporate communications at Glassdoor. Practice your interview on the hardware you'll be using day of, adds WayUp CEO and cofounder Liz Wessel. "You don't have to do a full practice," she explains, "but call your mom or dad, to make sure the sound is clear." For video interviews, turn on your computer, run any software updates that might cause a problem, and dial a friend to make sure everything is functioning. If it is, great; if it's not, at least you'll have time to figure out a solution.

Pick A Solid Spot: It's a little annoying when you're on the phone and can hear everything except for the person speaking. In an interview situation, "annoying" can quickly veer into obnoxious and unprepared. "You do not want to do [this] inside a Starbucks or coffee shop. You don't want to do it with dogs or children running in the background. And you do not want to do it with your roommate or partner walking by out of the shower," says Dobroski — so make sure that you're alone, with the door locked if possible. Yes, accidents happen. But your half-naked housemate or S.O. likely won't be embraced the same way as BBC Dad's kids.

Dress The Part: Wearing full business attire for a video interview is overkill. And maybe even a little weird. Dress in clean, presentable clothing — head-to-toe — that wouldn't cause you or your interviewer agita if something unexpected happened. You don't want to unexpectedly stand up and reveal the tomato sauce stains on your lap, or that you're wearing holey leggings from the waist down.

Get The Ambiance Right: You don't want your interviewer to think you're in an underground hideout, so skip the dark, dingy mood lighting. Pick a spot where the light is facing you, says WayUp cofounder Liz Wessel (think selfie lighting, but professional), and try to set yourself up in a flattering frame at a comfortable distance (i.e., not honing in on every one of your pores). Ideally, "you want to have slightly an inch of space above your head and stop at mid-chest level," Dobroski suggests. "It's the same spacing you'd see for a TV newscaster and it keeps the focus on you" — not on the paintings that you bought from Ikea.

Take Your Time: A common mistake people make, even in person, is cutting someone else off in conversation out of eagerness or impatience. This is even easier to do when you can't see the person you're talking to, to tell when their previous sentence has ended or the next one will begin. So even if it feels slightly unnatural or staged, wait a beat after your interviewer finishes a sentence. Cutting them off accidentally a time or two might not be a total deal-breaker — they'll understand why — but you don't want to come across as rushing the conversation or being more interested in hearing yourself talk than establishing a connection.

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Lube is pretty much required for anal sex — unlike the vagina, the anus is not self-lubricating and can't get wet unless you help it out. Aside from skipping the necessary prep work, forgetting to use lube is one of the main reasons why anal can be unpleasant for some people.

Thicker lubes are best for anal sex, as anal walls are thinner than vaginal walls, and thus require a lube that can keep them nice and slippery to reduce the chances of cuts and tears inside the rectum. Abrasions increase your risk for contracting an STI, and nobody wants that. Overall, anal sex is considered particularly risky in terms of STI transmission, compared to vaginal or oral sex, so condom use is key (unless you're in a monogamous relationship, and you and your partner have both been tested). And because of that, it's important to make sure to use a lubricant that's latex-friendly. Coconut oil and basically anything in your kitchen, for example, can't be used with condoms.

Another thing to keep in mind is that the anus absorbs water quickly and can dry out easily when you're using a water-based lube, according to sex therapist Kyla Black. Therefore, silicone-based lubes are usually the safest bet. That said, if you're having anal sex with a silicone toy (like a strap-on or a dildo), or engaging in anal play with a silicone butt plug, go with a water-based lube and just make sure to use a lot. (Silicone breaks down silicone, and you don't want your toys breaking down inside your butt.)

Whether you're having anal sex with a penis or a toy, we want to make sure you're having a safe and enjoyable time. Thankfully, there are lubes for every type of butt fun. Read on for our favorite lubes for your bum.

This silicone-based lube is the gold standard for anal sex — and for good reason. It's latex-friendly, and it lasts forever. If you lube up with this, you can get it on in the back door for hours. Since it's so thick, you only need a few drops, and therefore it's also a wallet-friendly choice. (Although, if you do plan on going at it for hours, please reapply the moment anything feels uncomfortable).

Pjur, $25.42, available at AmazonPhoto courtesy of Amazon.

For anal sex lovers concerned about animals and the environment, Sustain is the cruelty-free butt lube for you. It's water-based, which means it's latex-friendly. But if you're having anal sex with multiple partners and using condoms, you might want to consider a silicone option, since silicone-based lubes tend to last longer (which means they're less likely to dry up and cause condoms to break). However, if you're having anal sex with a monogamous, fluid-bonded partner, or with a silicone strap-on, Sustain works wonders.

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This water-based lube was created specifically with anal sex in mind, so it has the thickness often only seen in silicone-based lubes. And it doesn't get sticky, which is a plus for those who get a little grossed out by gloppy lube. Unlike some anal lubes, this product has no numbing agents, so if you are concerned about pain during anal sex, double down on foreplay to get your butthole nice and ready (butt plugs are a great place to start). The good news is that this one works well with both condoms and silicone sex toys.

Lynk, $8.31, available at AmazonPhoto courtesy of Amazon.

This silicone-based lube doesn't contain glycerin, which can be a skin irritant for some people. It's also cruelty-free, which means it's not tested on animals (unfortunately, most drugstore brand lubes are). So when using this with a partner (or while wearing an animal tail butt plug), you can enjoy anal sex knowing that no cute creatures were harmed in the making of this product.

Sliquid, $25.99, available at WalgreensPhoto courtesy of Walgreens.

When it comes to anal sex lubes, Astroglide is OG. Latex-safe, waterproof, and thick, this silicone-based lube can be found in drugstores across the country, and it's as affordable as it is awesome.

Astroglide, $15.99, available at WalgreensPhoto courtesy of Walgreens.

If you're enjoying solo or partnered anal play with a toy (like Lelo's prostate massager), trust this water-based lube from the company that creates impeccable (albeit expensive) sex toys. Lelo's anal products — including this lubricant — are a wonderful reminder that cis straight men can (and should!) safely enjoy anal pleasure.

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This School District Removed A Book About A Boy Wearing A Dress From The Curriculum

One North Carolina school district planned to take a progressive step toward talking about bullying with their students, with discussions about a book called Jacob's New Dress.

But now, thanks to a few transphobic teachers and lawmakers, those students won't get a chance to even read the book.

Jacob's New Dress is about a little boy, named Jacob, who loves to play dress up. He takes on a quest to convince his parents to let him wear a dress to school, and then later gets teased by other students in his class when he shows up in "girl clothes."

Jacob's teacher tells the class that it's not ok to make fun of him because he's just wearing the clothes he feels most comfortable in, just like them.

A group of first-grade students were set to read the book this school year as part of an anti-bullying program, The Washington Post reports. But a few teachers complained that the book taught students to be transgender, and those complaints reached the ears of some Republican lawmakers in the state.

Jacob's New Dress was pulled from the school district's curriculum this week, WaPo reports.

“The purpose of our elementary schools is to teach writing, reading and arithmetic, not to encourage boys to wear dresses,” Tami Fitzgerald of the North Carolina Values Coalition said Tuesday, according to the Charlotte Observer. “These lessons found in the 'Jacob’s New Dress’ and ‘My Princess Boy’ and other transgender curriculum are not appropriate for any child whose parents support traditional family values.”

Jacob's New Dress is not part of a "transgender curriculum," because Jacob never identifies himself as transgender. But even if he did, it would simply be a valuable lesson for kids about bullying and gender expression. It's doubtful that Jacob would encourage any cisgender boy to start wearing dresses if he didn't want to, but it might have helped gender nonconforming students recognize themselves and understand that their feelings aren't wrong or shameful.

In a school system like this, though, they'll never get that chance.

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