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Patrick Ryan

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • Burlington TimesNews
  • The News Leader
  • The Progress-Index
Past:
  • The Des Moines Register
  • KitsapSun
  • Enquirer
  • Indianapolis Star
  • El Paso Times
  • Statesman Journal
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • The Tennessean
  • North Jersey News
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Recent articles by Patrick:

Carey Mulligan's husband Marcus Mumford crashes 'SNL' monologue: 'Where are the kids?'

"Promising Young Woman" star Carey Mulligan hosted "Saturday Night Live" with some help from her famous husband, Mumford & Sons singer Marcus Mumford. → Read More

Kid Cudi rocks a dress for 'SNL' musical performance in apparent Kurt Cobain tribute

"Tequila Shots" rapper Kid Cudi paid tribute to Chris Farley and Kurt Cobain with his striking wardrobe choices on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." → Read More

Demi Lovato: The 5 most revealing songs on her triumphant new album 'Dancing with the Devil'

Demi Lovato's "Dancing with the Devil... The Art of Starting Over" is a companion album to her YouTube docuseries. Here are key songs you should know. → Read More

Demi Lovato: The 5 most revealing songs on her triumphant new album 'Dancing with the Devil'

Demi Lovato's "Dancing with the Devil... The Art of Starting Over" is a companion album to her YouTube docuseries. Here are key songs you should know. → Read More

Paul Stanley on singing Motown, why there won't be new Kiss music: 'I don't really see any reason for it'

Kiss co-founder Paul Stanley sings Motown classics on album "Now and Then" with band Soul Station. He talks new music, 'Destroyer' and Rock Hall 2021. → Read More

Ringo Starr talks new EP, 'groovy' vaccine and finding Beatles' humor in Peter Jackson documentary

Beatles icon Ringo Starr is back with solo EP "Zoom In," out Friday. He talks to USA TODAY about getting vaccinated, staying young and favorite songs. → Read More

Ringo Starr talks new EP, 'groovy' vaccine and finding Beatles' humor in Peter Jackson documentary

Beatles icon Ringo Starr is back with solo EP "Zoom In," out Friday. He talks to USA TODAY about getting vaccinated, staying young and favorite songs. → Read More

Brutally honest reviews of every Grammys 2021 performance

The Grammys are underway on CBS. How are this year's performers faring on the pandemic-era telecast? → Read More

'Strange Fruit': The history behind Billie Holiday's 'radioactive' protest song that inspired Hulu film

Get to know the story behind Billie Holiday's controversial "Strange Fruit," now the subject of Hulu biopic "The United States vs. Billie Holiday." → Read More

Golden Globes: Best and worst moments, from Tina and Amy's jokes to Chadwick Boseman's emotional win

Sunday's Golden Globes were even more unpredictable and chaotic than usual. We look back at the highs and lows, from Tracy Morgan to awkward Zooms. → Read More

'Saint Maud' spoilers: Why that horrifying ending will 'take you aback,' and what it all means

After "Midsommar" and "The Lighthouse," A24 is back with new horror movie "Saint Maud." The film's director and star break down its shocking ending. → Read More

Oscars will broadcast from multiple locations amid COVID-19 safety concerns

The delayed Academy Awards show will look much different when it airs April 25. The Oscars will telecast from multiple locations, including the Dolby. → Read More

Jay-Z, Iron Maiden, Foo Fighters earn 2021 Rock Hall nominations; more women than ever up for induction

Seven of nominees are on the ballot for the first time, including Foo Fighters, The Go-Go’s, Iron Maiden, Jay-Z, Dionne Warwick and more. → Read More

'Puppy Bowl': How Animal Planet pulled off a 'supersized' COVID-era game

Don't worry, dog lovers: The "Puppy Bowl" is still coming to Animal Planet on Super Bowl Sunday, with a bigger arena but fewer chew toys. → Read More

Snubbed! Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, 'Da 5 Bloods' all get shut out of Golden Globe nominations

The Golden Globes made their picks Wednesday, but some of Hollywood's most revered stars were missing from the nominations, including Kate Winslet. → Read More

10 best inauguration performances of all time, including Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé

Lady Gaga, J.Lo and Garth Brooks were center stage at President Joe Biden's inauguration. We look back at the best inaugural performances ever. → Read More

Lady Gaga stuns with rousing national anthem at Biden inauguration

Lady Gaga gave a rousing and theatrical rendition of the national anthem at President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. → Read More

Chadwick Boseman's widow delivers tearful tribute at Gotham Awards: 'Keep shining your light on us'

"Nomadland" and Riz Ahmed ("Sound of Metal") took top prizes at the 2021 Gotham Awards, which also paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman. → Read More

Grammys postpone awards show over COVID-19 concerns

The Recording Academy is now aiming to hold a new in-person ceremony in March. → Read More

20 top TV moments of 2020: From 'Jeopardy!' to 'Tiger King' and that wild election

2020 was a wild and crazy year, with a pandemic and a tumultuous election. We revisit TV's 20 top moments in a year we'd sooner forget. → Read More