Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Pop Culture

Last-minute Halloween '80s costume idea: Bruce Springsteen's 'Born in the USA'

Last-minute Halloween '80s costume idea: Bruce Springsteen's 'Born in the USA'

The last-minute mania to find the perfect '80s Halloween costume continues. You can thank Adam Sandler for this one. In the movie Grown Ups 2, his gang of friends from childhood throw the wildest '80s costume party I've seen to date on film.  Bu...
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Last-minute Halloween '80s costume idea: The one-armed violin player

Last-minute Halloween '80s costume idea: The one-armed violin player

The stress is real. Every year. What are you dressing as for Halloween? Will it be an '80s costume? Because, you know, you've been writing a blog about the '80s for 13 years now, so we figure you have some good ideas.  I do. Sorta. And I'll try ...
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New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh steps down after sexual harassment allegations

New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh steps down after sexual harassment allegations

Celebrity chef John Besh became a symbol of the rebirth of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina leveled the city. Now he faces a storm of his own. On Monday, Besh stepped down from the restaurant group he founded and co-owns after more than two dozen ...
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The celebrities who have said #MeToo about sexual assault and harassment

The celebrities who have said #MeToo about sexual assault and harassment

Star power is encouraging others to speak out on social media about their own experiences with sexual harassment and sexual assault, sparking a national conversation.
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The celebrities who have said #MeToo about sexual assault and harassment

The celebrities who have said #MeToo about sexual assault and harassment

#YouToo have seen #MeToo.Stories of sexual harassment and assault have dominated the cultural conversation for the past week. Hundreds of thousands of women have taken to social media to share that they have been harassed or assaulted by men. Celebri...
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Paltrow and Jolie accounts may have sealed Weinstein's fate

Paltrow and Jolie accounts may have sealed Weinstein's fate

The damning accounts came just hours after The New Yorker published its own explosive investigation into Harvey Weinstein's conduct that included three accusations of rape.
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Monty Hall, co-creator and host of 'Let's Make a Deal,' dies at 96

Monty Hall, co-creator and host of 'Let's Make a Deal,' dies at 96

"Let's Make a Deal," the game show on which contestants in outlandish costumes shriek and leap at the chance to see if they will win the big prize or the booby prize behind door No. 3, had its premiere in late 1963.
Updated: 2 months ago
'Veep', 'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

'Veep', 'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

LOS ANGELES — Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The star of Veep and Seinfeld posted word of her illness Thursday on social media. A spokeswoman for Louis-Dreyfus confirmed the posts were authentic. On her Twitter ac...
Updated: 2 months ago
Kevin Hart extortion case: What we know so far

Kevin Hart extortion case: What we know so far

Since Kevin Hart posted vague apologies to his wife and children on social media last weekend suggesting he was the victim of extortion or blackmail, plenty of people have been buzzing about what's going on. On Instagram, Hart said: "I made a bad err...
Updated: 2 months ago
Beyonce, Blake Shelton, Barbra Streisand, more to headline Harvey benefit telethon

Beyonce, Blake Shelton, Barbra Streisand, more to headline Harvey benefit telethon

Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Barbra Streisand and Oprah Winfrey will headline a one-hour benefit telethon for Hurricane Harvey victims that will be simulcast next week on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CMT. The event will be telecast live at 8 p.m. Eastern on Sep...
Updated: 3 months ago