The remnants of a home destroyed in the Woolsey fire are seen along Mulholland Highway in the hills above Malibu, California
As wildfires rage these days in southern California, burning glitzy towns like Malibu, the roster of evacuees reads like the guest list at the Oscars.
These celebrities have taken abundantly to social media to post photos or videos of themselves being safe and sound (Kim Kardashian) or looking at what's left of their gutted home (Gerard Butler).
They have als..
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Listening to pretty much any Steely Dan song can best be described as swaddling into a virtuosic sonic cocoon, welcoming a dozen-plus instrumentalists to take you on an unforgettable journey of rock bliss. “Time Out of Mind” for when you want to boogie down. “Deacon Blues” for when you’re feeling sentimental. “Josie” for further boogying. Unsurprisingly, to get perfection you must demand perfection, and frontmen Donald Fagen and Walter Becker’s commitment to audiophile paradise wasn’t lost on the carousel of studio musicians who were recruited to w..
Sarah Silverman revealed on Monday that comedian Louis C.K. used to masturbate in front of her with her consent.
“I don’t know if I’m going to regret saying this," Silverman told Howard Stern during his SiriusXM radio show, according to Variety.
She continued: "I’ve known Louis forever, I’m not making excuses for him, so please don’t take this that way. We are peers. We are equals. When we were kids, and he asked if he could masturbate in front of me, sometimes I’d go, ‘F--- yeah I want to see that!’ … It’s not analogous to the other women that..
One of the most inspired running comedy bits in late-night television — a landscape increasingly dotted with not-particularly-inspired running comedy bits — is Mean Tweets, the Jimmy Kimmel Live franchise where famous people read angry shitposts about themselves and then give their most meme-friendly reaction faces. Musicians, for whatever reason, tend to be funnier than most other famous people, so this has led to some good stuff. (Rappers, for whatever reason, tend to be funnier than most other famous musicians, so this has led to some especially good stuff.)
Last night, presumably in conju..
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Roughly 60 percent of Americans say stars' public causes won't impact their personal midterm choices, a new Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult poll finds — but most won't boycott films or TV either.
On Oct. 7, with Tennessee voters a month away from electing a senator, Taylor Swift threw a much-needed lifeline to Democrat Phil Bredesen, who trails Republican Marsha Blackburn by eight points in the polls. "I cannot support Marsha Blackburn,..
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SUBSCRIBEPoliticians have always come to Hollywood to raise cash, but since Donald Trump became president, celebrities are revising that script — using their star power to affect political change, instead of just raising funds.
It’s more than mere celebrity activism. With the 2018 midterms around the corner, Hollywood stars are pushing hard for action on issues ranging ..
Grandmaster Flash. REUTERS/Andrew KellyWithout music, life would be a mistake, according to the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.
Yet some of the world’s most famed musicians did not begin their careers belting out hits onstage. They had to endure scrappy jobs, just like the rest of us.
For the latest in the’ “First Jobs” series, Reuters talked to a few notable music makers about the gigs that got them started.
First job: Delivery boy
“I got a job as a delivery boy for a fabric store at Broadway and 38th St. I was walking around the garment district looking for wor..
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In recent years, two very high-profile comedians — Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock — have admitted they refuse to perform at college campuses anymore, owing to a certain level of political correctness that has seeped into modern undergraduate culture. “It was just like, This is not as much fun as it used to be,” Rock explained at the time, while Seinfeld added awhile later that young people “don’t know what the fuck they’re talking about” because they’re “so P.C.” John Mulaney was asked about..
The military-themed movie
Wolf Warrior 2 features Wu Jing in multiple roles, including director and star, and is set in an unnamed African country facing a civil war. The cast includes Chinese actress Yu Nan and US action star Frank Grillo, who is known for his role as Crossbones in Captain America movies. [Photo provided to China Daily]
Six major film production companies and three video websites issued a joint statement on Saturday in support of the administrative department's notice ..
More than 70 SAG-AFTRA members rallied tonight at the union’s Los Angeles headquarters to draw attention to the plight of commercial actors. A grassroots organization called UnionWorking says that “upwards of 60% of commercials today are being produced using nonunion talent.” The guild declined to either confirm or deny that figure.
The rally is being held in advance of a meeting tonight that’s part of SAG-AFTRA’s ongoing #AdsGoUnion campaign to “help increase union com..
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