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Patrick Gomez

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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  • Entertainment Weekly
  • People

Recent articles by Patrick:

The Sandlot is at once nostalgic and aspirational, depending on your age

Watch This offers movie recommendations inspired by new releases, premieres, current events, or occasionally just our own inscrutable whims. This week: As August kicks off and the warmest season begins drawing to a close, we’re looking back at some of our favorite summer-themed movies. → Read More

Michelle Obama welcomes a familiar guest at the launch of her new podcast

With Broadway dark until at least 2021 due to the pandemic, New Yorkers are experiencing the first summer in almost 60 years without The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare In The Park. Luckily, what might seem like a stumbling block was transformed into a serialized radio play so euphonious, it’s hard to believe the actors did it all through Zoom. WNYC and The Public Theater have teamed up to… → Read More

5 new releases we love: Land Of Talk goes deep, Mahalia remixes longing, and more

There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on our Spotify playlist, and if you like what you hear, we encourage you to purchase featured artists’ music directly at the links provided below. → Read More

Dozens allege NBC boss Paul Telegdy engaged in racist, sexist, and homophobic behavior

“He said, ‘Go fuck yourself. If you call the press you’ll never work in this town, you fucking witch,’” Sharon Obsourne recalls of a 2012 conversation with NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy. Her story echoes that of her fellow AGT alum Gabrielle Union. → Read More

Beyoncé drops music video for "ALREADY" hours ahead of Disney+'s Black Is King

Just hours before the release of her new visual album, Black Is King, on Disney+, Beyoncé dropped a little surprise on YouTube: the music video for her The Lion King: The Gift track “ALREADY” with Shatta Wale and Major Lazer → Read More

R.I.P. Regis Philbin

“We are deeply saddened to share that our beloved Regis Philbin passed away last night of natural causes, one month shy of his 89th birthday,” his Regis Philbin's family shared in a statement Saturday morning → Read More

5 new releases we love: Katie Dey, Illuminati Hotties, and more

There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on our Spotify playlist, and if you like what you hear, we encourage you to purchase featured artists’ music directly at the links provided below. → Read More

The Washington Redskins are no longer the Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins are now The Washington Football Team. Coach Ron Rivera says the team eventually wants to include the military in its new name, while leading suggestions online include Warriors, Red Wolves and Redtails. → Read More

Trump shares campaign video featuring a Linkin Park song, Linkin Park says nope

Linkin Park had a Trump campaign video taken down off Twitter because it used their 2001 hit "In The End" → Read More

5 new releases we love: Lianne La Havas stuns, The Chicks’ triumphant return, and more

Lianne La Havas and The Chicks return after lengthy respites, Into It. Over it. gets a little wistful, The Lemon Twigs release a retro jaunt, and Jacob Collier teams up with Rapsody for an enduring ballad. → Read More

Floor Is Lava’s Rutledge Wood reveals what was left on the cutting room floor of his Netflix hit

Netflix’s obstacle-course competition series is almost genius in its simplicity, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t have some questions as we binged all ten episodes. → Read More

Nick Cannon apologizes, gets to keep Masked Singer gig

"I apologize for the hurt I caused the Jewish Community," Nick Cannon tweeted Wednesday. Though he was fired by CBSViacom, he'll keep his job hosting Fox's The Masked Singer. → Read More

Survivor's Zeke Smith reflects on being outed as transgender—and what should have been different

"I was critical of how the show handled Kellee situation, and there’s definitely been consequences for me ," Zeke Smith says of supporting his fellow Survivor contestant Kellee Kim → Read More

Survivor's first openly gay Black contestant, Brice Izyah, asks, "Why are we always targeted first?"

Suvivor: Cagayan's Brice Izyah says the editing room should be more diverse. "They didn’t know what to do with me,” says the show's first openly gay Black contestant → Read More

Ivanka Trump holds a can of beans to make a point

It's #Goyaway vs #BuyGoya. Yes, it’s 2020 and we’re fighting over beans. → Read More

Naya Rivera’s Glee journey is still important

A look back at Naya Rivera's impressive contributions to Fox's Glee: her best performances and groundbreaking LGBTQ romance with Heather Morris' Brittany. → Read More

Black Survivor alums join fight for better LGBTQ representation

“This is just another step in trying to get everybody a fair shake," Survivor alum J'Tia Taylor—who's been at the forefront of a petition calling for anti-racism policies on the CBS reality show—says of giving LGBTQ contestants a platform to air grievances → Read More

Police searching for Naya Rivera find a body at Lake Piru

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department—which has been the main force behind the search for Glee star Naya Rivera, who went missing at Lake Piru on July 9—say a body has been found at the Southern California lake. “The recovery is in progress,” reads a tweet from the VCSD. “A press conference will take place at 2 pm at the lake.” → Read More

R.I.P. Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston has died after privately battling breast cancer. She is survived by husband John Travolta, daughter Ella, and son Benjamin. → Read More

Naya Rivera's family joins effort as police search nearby buildings

Police believe Naya Rivera drowned at Lake Piru on July 8 but revealed Sunday they are searching nearby buildings in addition to the lake. The Glee star's family has been helping, and former costar Heather Morris is organizing a search effort. → Read More