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Richard Lewis, an acclaimed comedian known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes while dressed in all-black, leading to his nickname “The Prince of Pain,” has died. He was 76. Lewis, who revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2023, died at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday night after suffering
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Ryan Murphy‘s newest project will leave behind the golden-era clash of Truman Capote and his flock of high society swans for a more contemporary threat: the existential worry we all seem to feel that something in this world is very, very wrong. According to a teaser that Murphy’s production company published to Instagram Friday, the
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View gallery Image Credit: Jonathan Brady – Pool/Getty Images King Charles III, 75, was diagnosed with cancer after he underwent surgery for benign prostate enlargement earlier this month. In the weeks that followed, the British monarch received a plethora of notes from supporters wishing him a speedy recovery. The Royal Family released a video via social
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Zendaya and boyfriend Tom Holland are the presidents of one another’s personal fan clubs. The actors can’t help but gush about one another, including a recent interview in which Zendaya mentioned her spider-boyfriend and his charm.  In a teaser clip posted by Buzzfeed for an upcoming Puppy Interview (what is a puppy interview, you ask?
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View gallery Image Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Barbie director Greta Gerwig has finally opened up about the infamous snub from the Best Director category at the upcoming Academy Awards. Though Ryan Gosling and America Ferrera received nominations for their respective roles, both of the women at the helm of the movie were left out — Greta
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Just days after Alabama’s Supreme Court declared that frozen embryos have the same rights as living children, conservatives have decided to try and use the dystopian ruling to further restrict abortion rights. The Daily Beast reports that religious civil rights law firm Liberty Counsel—which has argued that the Florida Supreme Court must stop a ballot
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Sunday’s BAFTAs weren’t especially surprising, until they were. The 77th annual celebration of film from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts honored projects and faces quite familiar to the awards-following set, folks like Emma Stone and Da’Vine Joy Randolph, as well as general frontrunners Poor Things and Oppenheimer. It’s that latter film that
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The family of legendary Beach Boys member Brian Wilson has petitioned to place the musician in a conservatorship in connection with his dementia diagnosis. After media reports emerged about the conservatorship this week, the Wilson family confirmed the legal move on Thursday. The family said the decision came after the death of “Brian’s beloved wife”
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Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny—a fierce critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin—has died at 47, the state prison service announced Friday. “I want Putin and his entire circle to know that they’ll bear responsibility for what they did with our country and my family and my husband,” Yulia Navalnaya, wife of the anti-corruption activist,
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When “Rhapsody in Blue” was first performed at New York City’s Aeolian Concert Hall 100 years ago this month, it was a cultural watershed. Concertgoers gushed. Critics swooned. The work’s composer, 25-year-old George Gershwin—already lauded for his impressive output of jazz gems—was celebrated hither and yon. No less than Vanity Fair gave it a rave,
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