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Generations Of ‘Sesame Street’ Fans Are Reacting To The News Of Big Bird Actor Caroll Spinney’s Death

On Sunday afternoon, Sesame Street broke the news of Caroll Spinney’s death on Twitter and in an official statement. The actor and puppeteer, who was 85 years old, had joined the program back in 1969 and helped to create and perform the characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch from then on to his retirement […]

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Dakota Johnson’s Extremely Awkward Interview With Ellen Might Be Due To George W. Bush

Days before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend began, actress Dakota Johnson appeared on comedian Ellen DeGeneres‘s daytime talk show to discuss, among other things, the host’s absence at her guest’s birthday party in October. Apparently, Johnson had not invited the comedian to attend her 30th birthday bash, but 50 Shades of Grey star was quick to […]

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Donald Trump Tweeted A Photoshopped Image Of Himself As ‘Rocky’ And Everyone Is Laughing

The day before Thanksgiving, all everyone seemed to care about was the leaked Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker script, when the best time to take a leak during Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman was, and filmmaker Werner Herzog’s unabashed love of The Mandalorian‘s “Baby Yoda.” At least, that was until the current President of the […]

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The Latest Episode Of HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ Featured A Character Who Might Be Related To Trump

On the most recent episode of HBO’s critically acclaimed Watchmen series, showrunner Damon Lindelof and writer Cord Jefferson managed to reinterpret — nay, reinvent — Hooded Justice, one of the founding members of the Minute Men in Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s graphic novel. Instead of being a man whose marginalization was based on his […]

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An Unearthed Interview From ‘Watchmen’ Creator Alan Moore On Superheroes Is Stirring Up Lots Of Reactions

Five episodes in, Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen series on HBO remains one of the more inventive comic book adaptations — not to mention adaptations at large — in recent memory. As great as the Lost and The Leftovers alum’s work with the show’s phenomenal writing staff has been, though, it would be impossible to neglect the […]

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Werner Herzog Gave A Surreal Interview About Starring In ‘The Mandalorian,’ Among Other Things

When the full cast of The Mandalorian was first announced, all anyone could focus on was the fact that film director and Disney World aficionado Werner Herzog was listed among the names. And sure enough, his grizzled visage popped up in most of the teasers and trailers Lucasfilm and Disney put out to promote the […]

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Alex Trebek Choked Up During ‘Jeopardy!’ And People Are Losing It, Too

Alex Trebek is a famously cool customer, whether it’s capably moving through answers and questions on Jeopardy! or giving the word “genre” a delightfully accurate French pronunciation. He’s also heroically kept it together while undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer, which may force him to leave the show he’s hosted since 1984. But there was one […]

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Everyone Is Comparing Mark Zuckerberg To A Particular ‘Succession’ Character Following His Congressional Testimony

On Wednesday, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the House Financial Services Committee regarding the social media company’s plans for Libra, its announced cryptocurrency. Unsurprisingly, however, the session quickly turned to a back-and-forth discussion of the platform’s past political practices — or lack thereof — and its plans heading into the 2020 U.S. […]

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Everyone Is Fascinated By Paul Dano’s Casting As The Riddler In ‘The Batman’

This week, the news cycle surrounding Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson’s The Batman has seen the casting of Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman and the cessation of talks with Jonah Hill for one of several villainous roles. Even so, the latest from the two-time Planet of the Apes franchise director and The Lighthouse star is […]

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Seth Rogen Had A Great Response To The News That An Iowa Man Was Arrested For Using A Fake McLovin ID

These days, actor Christopher Mintz-Plasse primarily does voice work for the massive How to Train Your Dragon franchise and occasional acting gigs in Joel McHale-led properties. However, he’s probably always going to be known for playing the nerdy and decidedly underage Fogell in 2007’s Superbad, a Judd Apatow-produced comedy that debuted just over 12 years […]

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People Are Deeply Confused By A Trump Tweet In Which He Declared ‘Impeach The Pres’

The president of the United States makes a lot of bizarre, cryptic, and occasionally terrifying things, but he’s ramped it up the WTF-ery since the impeachment inquiry against him was formally launched a few weeks back. Predictably, he’s not been pleased that many of his colleagues want him to be held accountable for allegedly asking […]

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Kevin Feige Gets A Massive Job Promotion At Marvel And Everyone’s Got Jokes

Kevin Feige has been the president and CEO of Marvel Studios, the cinematic wing of Marvel’s ever-growing multimedia empire, for some time now. While his domain is also responsible for the upcoming slate of new television shows for the Disney+ streaming service, the Marvel TV wing — which is responsible for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the […]

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Trump Used The Nickelback ‘Photograph’ Meme Against Biden And Everyone Is At A Loss

A lot has happened in the world since Robert De Niro unapologetically said “f*ck ’em” of Fox News and its seemingly diehard support of President Donald Trump following Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announced impeachment proceedings. For starters, the Ukraine scandal that triggered the U.S. House’s impeachment inquiry has been dwarfed by numerous other related scandals. In […]

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Robert De Niro Had Some Choice Words For Fox News During A Wild CNN Interview

Martin Scorsese’s Netflix epic The Irishman premiered on Friday to plenty of critical praise. Joe Pesci’s characteristically curt (or nonexistent) responses to the press’ questions notwithstanding, though, some of the film’s stars are willing to do the interview circuit on the picture’s behalf. Like Robert De Niro, who plays Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran in Scorsese’s […]

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Maya Rudolph Returned To ‘SNL’ To Play Kamala Harris And People Are Loving It

Aside from the typically political cold open sketch, Saturday Night Live went hard on political material with its 45th season premiere this weekend. One of the most blatant examples of this was the “DNC Town Hall” sketch, in which many of the Democratic Party’s presidential hopefuls turned up to “handle the impeachment the only way […]

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Aidy Bryant Stole The ‘SNL’ Premiere By Breaking Down During An Ill-Timed Costume Change

From her hilarious take on Sarah Huckabee Sanders to pretty much anything she does with co-star Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live‘s Aidy Bryant is a treasure. And not just on SNL, as her celebrated comedy series Shrill also managed to delight critics and audiences alike on Hulu. Though, to be honest, Bryant shines her brightest […]

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Samuel L. Jackson Is Going To Tell You How To Cook Like A Motherf*cker With Amazon Alexa

The day you’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. Instead of waiting for the latest nuggets from Marvel Studios or Chris Rock’s upcoming Saw reboot, fans of Samuel L. Jackson will be able to invite the actor into their own homes. Not literally, of course, but close enough, as Amazon’s Alexa will soon feature […]

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Speaker Pelosi’s Announcement Of A Formal Impeachment Inquiry Against Trump Sparked An Online Firestorm

Hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) told the audience at a forum hosted by The Atlantic that she would be making an announcement about a possible impeachment inquiry for President Donald Trump “later today,” she did precisely that. “The actions of the Trump presidency revealed the dishonorable fact of the president’s betrayal of his […]

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Greta Thunberg Giving Trump Serious Side-Eye At The U.N. Climate Summit Is Delighting Twitter

Greta Thunberg is quickly becoming the new face of climate change activism, and with good reason: Only the hardest hearts couldn’t be moved by a 16-year-old girl begging older generations to ensure she — and the rest of the globe’s population — doesn’t die a horrible death on a dying planet. On Monday she wound […]

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Terrence Howard’s Puzzling Emmys Red Carpet Interview Is Really Turning Heads Online

From Michelle Williams’ impassioned acceptance speech to the new trailer for Netflix’s upcoming Breaking Bad movie El Camino, the 2019 Emmy Awards telecast delivered the goods on Sunday. Yet before the official program even began, Empire actor Terrence Howard delivered one of the most mind-boggling red carpet interviews of the evening. Between claiming he “made […]

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Lil Wayne Didn’t Show Up To His ‘Life Is Beautiful’ Set And People Are Angry

Lil Wayne has been on the road touring across North America for several months. The rapper embarked on an unlikely tour with veteran post-punk group Blink-182, which has had his fair share of cancellations. The rapper even canceled a St. Louis show after he was escorted out of a Ritz-Carlton hotel by police and had […]

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Cupcakke Accuses A Pop Star Of Being Racist And People Think She’s Talking About Camila Cabello

The sex-positive Chicago rapper Cupcakke is known for making NSFW music and unabashedly sharing her transgressive thoughts. This time, she’s directing her aim at pop music. Cupcakke took to Twitter to call a pop star racist but didn’t reveal the singer’s name. Now, people are putting the hints together and some think she’s taking a […]

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A ‘Back To School’ Ad From The Parents Of Sandy Hook Victims Has People Talking

It’s mid-September, which means that students across the United States are heading back to school for the new year. This usually means learning new subjects, playing new sports, getting back together with old friends and making new ones, and figuring out what the next steps are. As the increasingly fraught history of school mass shootings […]

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