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Empire Cast Pens Letter in Support of Jussie Smollett Returning to Fox Drama

If Jussie Smollett’s time really is up on Empire, it won’t be for a lack of on-set support. The actor, whose fate on the Fox…

R. Kelly Loses Underage Sex Assault Lawsuit After Failing to Show Up to Court

R. Kelly lost a civil suit alleging underage sex abuse by default this week when he failed to show up to his court date, the Chicago Tribune…
Maggie Serota / April 24, 2019

Robert Durst’s Infamous “Confession” on The Jinx Was Edited Out of Order

Notorious real estate heir Robert Durst will be tried for the murder of his longtime friend and booster Susan Berman in September of this year.
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 24, 2019

Deadwood Creator David Milch Reveals Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

David Milch has revealed that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's in a new interview with New York magazine which takes place on the set of Deadwood: The…
Tosten Burks / April 23, 2019

Mayor Pete Reconsiders His College Essay About Radiohead, DMB, and 9/11: “We All Evolve”

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg gave us another illuminating peak into his musical tastes in a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times. At one…
Maggie Serota / April 23, 2019

Under the Silver Lake Is a Maze With No Center

Symbols are everywhere in David Robert Mitchell’s new film, Under the Silver Lake. And not just symbols, but maps, codes, allusions, antecedents, and overt reference…
Will Gottsegen / April 23, 2019

Professional Liar Admits She Lied

One of the many embarrassing revelations contained in the Mueller report concerns White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who admitted to the Special Counsel that she…
Maggie Serota / April 18, 2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Said Everlast’s “What It’s Like” Sums Up His Approach to Politics

Noted Dave Matthews Band scholar Pete Buttigieg invoked another '90s artist at a town hall held in Des Moines, Iowa last night. About 25 minutes into the…
Maggie Serota / April 17, 2019

Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, BTS Named to TIME’s 100 Most Influential List

This morning, TIME released their annual "TIME 100" list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Among the musicians chosen for this year's list: Ariana Grande,…
Will Gottsegen / April 17, 2019

Jussie Smollett Cut From Broadway Play Take Me Out: Report

Jussie Smollett has lost a starring role in the forthcoming Broadway reboot of the Tony-winning play Take Me Out, sources tell the Daily Mail. The actor was reportedly…
Tosten Burks / April 16, 2019

Bernie Sanders Beat Fox News on Its Own Turf

On Thursday night, 2020 hopeful Bernie Sanders became the first Democratic candidate to accept an invitation into enemy territory by holding a town hall event broadcast by Fox News. Sanders opened himself…
Maggie Serota / April 16, 2019

Childish Gambino’s Guava Island Only Works When It’s Saying Nothing

Donald Glover is a serious artist now. His television series Atlanta established him as a dramatic actor and filmmaking auteur, while his 2016 Childish Gambino album Awaken, My Love! made him a…
Israel Daramola / April 16, 2019

Game of Thrones Details Compilation Album With SZA, The Weeknd, Lil Peep

Last year, Columbia Records announced a partnership with HBO on For The Throne: a new compilation album featuring music inspired by Game of Thrones. The album's cast of…
Will Gottsegen / April 16, 2019

Danny Boyle to Exec Produce Oasis Label Boss Biopic

Danny Boyle is teaming up with Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh once again, exec producing the upcoming biopic Creation Stories. Written by Welsh and…

Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B’s Hustlers Sets Fall Release Date

Jennifer Lopez on Monday took to Instagram to set a Sept. 13 release date for the Robin Hood-stripper story Hustlers from STX Entertainment.
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