On Tuesday night, the comedian Patton Oswalt was in Chicago at an event to promote “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” a chilling true crime book about the Golden State Killer, who committed a string of unsolved rapes and murders in California in the 1970s and ’80s. Mr. Oswalt told the crowd that he believed […]

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Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC. The “Weekend Update” anchors will be joined by their “Saturday Night Live” boss Lorne Michaels, who will executive produce the awards-show telecast. “NBC is thrilled to be the home of this year’s Emmy Awards and with Colin and Michael in the […]

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In a strange twist of art and life imitating each other, the final episode of “Suits” features Meghan Markle walking down the aisle in a wedding dress. Awaiting her is not a British prince, but rather the lawyer Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), the romantic interest of Rachel Zane, a character that Ms. Markle imbued […]

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A woman who accused Russell Simmons of raping her in 2016 agreed to drop a lawsuit against him, court documents show. Simmons — who is accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women — was “dismissed with prejudice” from the suit filed by Jennifer Jarosik, who claimed in her original filing earlier this year that the […]

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Megyn Kelly was supposed to bring star power to NBC News and a bigger, broader audience of morning viewers to its “Today” show franchise. Instead, the three-year, $69 million bet to woo Ms. Kelly from her conservative prime-time perch at Fox News is backfiring. Since taking over the 9 a.m. hour of the lucrative morning […]

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Fleetwood Mac has fired Lindsey Buckingham after a disagreement over the band’s upcoming tour, Rolling Stone has confirmed. The band announced Monday that Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House will replace him. News of Buckingham’s departure initially broke when former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Billy Burnette shared an April […]

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The actor who portrays Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the thickly accented convenience store owner on “The Simpsons,” said Tuesday that he would be “perfectly willing and happy to step aside” as the voice of the character. For nearly 30 years, Hank Azaria has been the voice behind the stingy Indian-American owner of the high-priced Kwik-E-Mart in Springfield, […]

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Avengers: Infinity War faces a high bar coming of the heels of the critically acclaimed and wildly successful Black Panther. The latest outing from Marvel Studios includes more superheroes per square inch than cinema has ever seen, and promises to tie together ten years of storytelling. Do directors Joe and Anthony Russo manage to pull […]

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Disney offered a first look at its Dumbo live-action/CGI reimagining during its film presentation at CinemaCon 2018. The high-flying elephant will make the transition from animated character to being the star of his own live-action feature next year, with Tim Burton directing. Dumbo is the story of a circus elephant who is far from normal; he spends most […]

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After being incarcerated since November for violating his probation, the Supreme Court has granted rapper Meek Mill bail. In a statement to Billboard, Mill said: “I’d like to thank God, my family, my friends, my attorneys, my team at Roc Nation including JAY-Z, Desiree Perez, my good friend Michael Rubin, my fans, The Pennsylvania Supreme Court and all […]

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