Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY

Patrick Ryan

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New York, NY, United States

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  • USA TODAY
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The Tennessean
Past:
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  • The News-Star
  • Enquirer
  • GoSanAngelo.com
  • El Paso Times
  • North Jersey News
  • Rochester D and C
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • The Shreveport Times
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Recent articles by Patrick:

Aaron Paul improvised Jesse's iconic 'Breaking Bad' line in movie sequel 'El Camino'

Aaron Paul brought back Jesse Pinkman's beloved catchphrase for "Breaking Bad" movie sequel "El Camino," which centers on the former meth cook. → Read More

Ronan Farrow says NBC’s alleged cover-up of sexual misconduct is ‘bigger’ than Matt Lauer

Ronan Farrow talks to USA TODAY about new book "Catch and Kill," which alleges that NBC knew of Matt Lauer's sexual misconduct allegations for years. → Read More

'El Camino': 'Breaking Bad' creator explains how that major character returned

Netflix's "Breaking Bad" sequel "El Camino" features tons of familiar faces, including one huge character whose scene was kept tightly under wraps. → Read More

Aaron Paul on making the top-secret 'Breaking Bad' movie: 'It felt like a 'Star Wars' set'

"Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan and star Aaron Paul dish on new Jesse Pinkman movie "El Camino," which picks up where the hit series left off. → Read More

Metallica's Lars Ulrich talks 'incredible' support after James Hetfield's rehab return

Metallica reteamed with the San Francisco Symphony for "S&M2," 20th anniversary shows that were recorded for a concert film. → Read More

Here's why twisty Oscar front-runner 'Parasite' is the most talked-about film this year

With unanimous rave reviews and the prestigious Palme d'Or award, Korean black comedy "Parasite" is shaping up to be a major player in the Oscar race. → Read More

Timothee Chalamet actually loved his jarring bowl cut in 'The King': 'It was very freeing'

"Call Me By Your Name" breakout Timothee Chalamet is the stoic leading man of Netflix's epic drama "The King," playing Henry V opposite Joel Edgerton. → Read More

The Avett Brothers call out 'ludicrous' gun violence in entertainment on urgent new album

The Avett Brothers have a lot to say about gun violence and the state of the nation on their topical new album, "Closer Than Together," out Friday. → Read More

Tinder's new TV show wants to help you meet your match, with an apocalyptic twist

With "Swipe Night," launching Oct. 4, Tinder users help characters survive the end of the world and make real-life matches along the way. → Read More

'Irishman' first reactions: Critics call Scorsese's latest an 'instant crime classic'

Al Pacino is earning Oscar buzz alongside Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's Netflix crime epic "The Irishman," which premiered Friday in New York. → Read More

'SNL': 5 worst musical performances ever, including Ashlee Simpson and Kanye West

From Ashlee Simpson's infamous lip-sync to Kanye West dressed as a giant water bottle, here are the most painful "Saturday Night Live" musical performances. → Read More

Emmys 2019: 5 moments you missed, from Bob Newhart to Julia Louis-Dreyfus' shocking loss

The critically adored "Fleabag" upset in major Emmy categories, while Patricia Arquette and Michelle Williams made major statements with speeches. → Read More

Shane Gillis jokes about 'SNL' firing, Asians and 'funny' Trump assassination at NYC show

Fired 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Shane Gillis insisted that he didn't vote for President Donald Trump at his first show since Monday's exit. → Read More

'Friends' creators insist there will never be a reboot, reveal how NBC slut-shamed Monica

"Friends" creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane say an NBC exec called Monica (Courteney Cox) a "slut" for sleeping with a man on the first date. → Read More

Eddie Money said he 'picked out a crypt' after cancer diagnosis, was 'surprised' by news

"I thought I was just going in to get a checkup, and he told me I got cancer," Eddie Money said before his death. → Read More

'Scooby-Doo' at 50: Cast, creative team reflect on celebrity guests, origins of 'Jinkies!'

Grab some Scooby Snacks and hop in the Mystery Machine: Beloved cartoon series "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" is celebrating its 50th anniversary. → Read More

Antoni Porowski, Bella Twins bring latkes, laughs to USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience in NYC

The Bella Twins and "Queer Eye" star Antoni Porowski charmed with wine and cooking demos at the New York stop of the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience. → Read More

'Friends': NYC pop-up lets you get coffee at Central Perk, recreate iconic opening credits

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, a new "Friends" pop-up museum in New York is giving fans an Instagram-ready look inside the beloved '90s sitcom. → Read More

VMAs 2019: Taylor Swift calls out Trump, John Travolta has awkward mix-up and more moments you missed

Taylor Swift got political, Miley Cyrus got raw and John Travolta got another performer wrong during Monday's Video Music Awards. → Read More

VMAs 2019: Taylor Swift calls out Trump, John Travolta has awkward mix-up and more moments you missed

Taylor Swift got political, Miley Cyrus got raw and John Travolta got another performer wrong during Monday's Video Music Awards. → Read More