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'SNL's' response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal proves that they probably shouldn't have bothered

Saturday Night Live was roundly criticized last week for pulling punches on the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal that has rocked Hollywood, allegedly cutting jokes regarding the producer during dress rehearsal because they “fell flat,” according to the New York Times. Tonight’s weak effort, featuring a roundtable of actresses including Kate McKinnon’s doddering old Debette […]

Kellyanne Conway as Pennywise is everything you’ve ever wanted from 'Saturday Night Live'

Kellyanne Conway as Pennywise is everything you’ve ever wanted from 'Saturday Night Live'

Maybe you see it. The resemblance. Kellyanne Conway. Pennywise from IT. Kellywise the Dancing Clown. The writers at Saturday Night Live sure did. SEE ALSO: ‘SNL’s’ response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal proves that they probably shouldn’t have bothered Tonight’s offering in the ongoing cinematic saga of Kellyanne vs. Anderson Cooper featured Alex Moffat’s Cooper (clad […]

What's scarier than 'IT'? Kellyanne Conway, according to 'SNL'

Maybe you see it. The resemblance. Kellyanne Conway. Pennywise from IT. Kellywise the Dancing Clown. The writers at Saturday Night Live sure did. SEE ALSO: ‘SNL’s’ response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal proves that they probably shouldn’t have bothered Tonight’s offering in the ongoing cinematic saga of Kellyanne vs. Anderson Cooper featured Alex Moffat’s Cooper (clad […]

'SNL' cold open has Mike Pence boycotting Starbucks on Trump's orders

'SNL' cold open has Mike Pence boycotting Starbucks on Trump's orders

Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live to remind us all what a distracted seven days President Trump had last week. You know, unlike all the other weeks he’s been president thus far. Coming to us live from “Harassburg, Pennsylvania,” Baldwin’s Trump declares his intention to talk about taxes and fix all the problems eight […]

Barack and Michelle Obama choose artists to paint their official portraits

Barack and Michelle Obama choose artists to paint their official portraits

The Smithsonian revealed on Friday the two artists set to paint official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama, and the former first couple’s choices are inspired.  Kehinde Wiley, well known for portraits of young black men that incorporate elements of Western art, will paint the former president. Baltimore artist Amy Sherald will paint the former […]

The curious origin of the word 'dongle'

The curious origin of the word 'dongle'

Dongles have become a pervasive aspect of our existence.  New iPhone users who refuse to abandon the headphone jack are common dongle users. Dongle streaming devices are regularly employed in our homes, drooping from the television. Even Google is making more dongles now, to accompany its new Pixel 2 phones.  Yes, Google, which earlier this […]

Kehinde Wiley, Amy Sherald to paint the Obamas' official portraits

Kehinde Wiley, Amy Sherald to paint the Obamas' official portraits

The Smithsonian revealed on Friday the two artists set to paint official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama, and the former first couple’s choices are inspired.  Kehinde Wiley, well known for portraits of young black men that incorporate elements of Western art, will paint the former president. Baltimore artist Amy Sherald will paint the former […]

School district removes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from reading lists for the most alarming reason

School district removes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from reading lists for the most alarming reason

To Kill a Mockingbird has a long history atop banned books lists, but here’s a new reason: the 20th century classic about racism in small-town Alabama “makes people uncomfortable.”  The Biloxi School District in Mississippi removed the novel by Harper Lee from an eighth-grade reading list after receiving complaints about the book’s language, the Biloxi […]

Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

Harvey’s out; will Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski be the next to go? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to revoke the lifetime membership of Harvey Weinstein in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations — immediately prompting questions about whether Cosby and Polanski will be able to retain their memberships. The […]

All the places you've shopped that have been hacked

All the places you've shopped that have been hacked

Hackers are winning. This summer, they infiltrated HBO and stole unreleased material. Last month, they breached Equifax — the consumer credit reporting agency — and gathered information on over 140 million Americans. But hackers also raid places that seem a bit closer to home: the places we buy burgers, drink beer, and shop for refrigerators.  […]

Courtney Love warned women about Harvey Weinstein in 2005

Courtney Love warned women about Harvey Weinstein in 2005

Twelve years ago, Courtney Love was asked if she had any advice for women considering a move to Hollywood. She issued a warning about Harvey Weinstein. TMZ posted video Saturday of Love on the red carpet for the 2005 Comedy Central roast of Pamela Anderson. In the clip, a reporter asks Love: “Do you have […]

Move over Batman and Robin — this comics team is the real dynamic duo

Move over Batman and Robin — this comics team is the real dynamic duo

The DC Comics event Dark Knights: Metal was meant to shake things up in a visceral way. As co-publisher Dan DiDio said in a New York Comic Con panel last weekend, DC “could not sit back and rest on [its] legacy.” That’s why the power team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo were […]

If you're not paying attention to this lovable 'Batman' team, you're doing comics wrong

If you're not paying attention to this lovable 'Batman' team, you're doing comics wrong

The DC Comics event Dark Knights: Metal was meant to shake things up in a visceral way. As co-publisher Dan DiDio said in a New York Comic Con panel last weekend, DC “could not sit back and rest on [its] legacy.” That’s why the power team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo were […]