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Recent articles by Patrick:

Grey's Anatomy will not resume production this spring, will end season 16 early

While doctors across America are putting in overtime during the coronavirus pandemic, Grey Sloan Memorial is closing up shop for the rest of the season. The Grey’s Anatomy team has officially decided they will not be returning to set to film the rest of season 16 and will end this chapter with episode 21 airing Apr. 9, ABC has announced. → Read More

Someone's suing Mandy Moore for $150,000 for posting a photo of...herself

This Is Us star Mandy Moore posted a 2019 Daily Mail article that included a papparazzi photo taken by Josiah Kamau. Now he's suing her for $150,000 for copyright infringement → Read More

Let’s thank Gay Twitter for Pete Buttigieg’s new beard

Pete Buttigieg may be out of the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary, but the Indiana mayor appears to still care about the will of the people. Mayor Pete did an Instagram Live chat Wednesday sporting a new bearded look. Now, this could just be his quarantine beard, or it could be the result of a months-long campaign by Gay Twitter to get the veteran to add some stubble to his baby face. → Read More

Throw yourself a James Bond marathon when classic 007 movies hit Amazon Prime in April

From Sean Connery to Pierce Brosnan, classic James Bond films are headed to Amazon Prime Video—along with new Bosch, the latest Rambo and so much more → Read More

Pulitzer-worthy journalist answers the internet's burning Tiger King questions

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness is Netflix’s latest true-crime documentary phenomenon. Exploring the bizarre and surprisingly (or maybe not surprisingly) seedy world of big-cat fanatics, the seven-episode series has captivated viewers—but also left them with a lot of questions. Luckily, journalist Robert Moor is here to answer many of those queries. → Read More

Ballet instructor attempts to teach video class while quarantined, her cat has other plans

As most of us adjust to working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, some are finding it easier than others to get their jobs done remotely. And, as one ballet teacher can attest, having pets at home can make things infinitely more difficult. → Read More

Netflix is now casting for more seasons of Love Is Blind, The Circle, Marie Kondo, and Rhythm + Flow

It’s apparently Reality Show Renewal Day at Netflix: The streaming service announced that Rhythm + Flow, The Circle, and Love Is Blind will all return with second seasons premiering in 2021, along with a new series from decluttering expert Marie Kondo. → Read More

With no sports to sportscast, this commentator is giving hilarious play-by-plays of everyday life

Working from home is easier for some more than others during the coronavirus pandemic, but with all sports games canceled indefinitely, one commentator has gotten creative to keep his skills sharp for when life returns to normal. → Read More

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse team reveals they scrapped original ending just months before release

Screenwriter and producer Phil Lord and associate editor Andrew Leviton share behind-the-scenes details about last-minute changes to the Oscar-winning animate feature → Read More

Today's thing you never knew you always needed: Kelly Clarkson covers Mariah Carey in a Montana cabin

No one likes to do covers more than Kelly Clarkson. And you’d think at this point we’d be sick of them. But we’re not. So here’s Kelly Clarkson covering a Mariah Carey’s “Vanishing”. → Read More

Dolly Parton is all of us in this tearful video remembering Kenny Rogers: "My heart is broken"

Like much of the country, Dolly Parton woke up to the sad news that country singer Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81. → Read More

Throw a Netflix Party with this extension that turns your stream into a group chat

Ain’t no party like a Netflix Party party, ’cause a Netflix Party party... allows you to social distance from the self-quarantine-approved comfort of your respective homes. A Google Chrome extension called Netflix Party now allows people to gather virtually and synchronize their Netflix viewing in a group chat. Think of it as an introvert’s ideal compromise. → Read More

"The One with the Social Distancing": HBO Max's Friends reunion has been delayed

They’ll be there for you when the rain starts to fall, but not even the Friends cast can beat the coronavirus. Their HBO Max unscripted reunion special has been delayed due the pandemic. → Read More

Read this: The fates of our favorite TV shows are bleak thanks to coronavirus

Grey's Anatomy and others will likely just end their seasons early. But what happens to the series finales of shows like Empire and Supernatural? → Read More

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are playing gin rummy and singing while quarantined with a case of "the blahs"

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are doing so much more than eating way too much Vegemite while in quarantined in Australia. The couple announced they’d tested positive for the coronavirus last week, but have taken to social media to share updates proving they’re doing just fine. → Read More

Netflix's Love Is Blind has a fan-created quarantine spinoff

We here at The A.V. Club use Google Sheets to keep track of boring things like the stories we’re working on and Erik’s birthday. (It’s coming up... we forgot to get him a card.) But one online genius is using the digitally savvy cousin of Excel for an infinitely cooler purpose: creating a spinoff of Netflix’s unexpectedly mesmerizing reality dating show Love Is Blind. → Read More

R.I.P. Maggie Griffin, wine enthusiast and mom of Kathy Griffin

If you have a glass of wine, tip it for Maggie Griffin, who died Tuesday at 99. → Read More

Seth Rogen got high and watched Cats because of course he did

While we all try to figure out what to do during our self-quarantine, Seth Rogen clearly has the best answer: get high and watch Cats. → Read More

Big Brother Germany wasn't going to tell cast about coronavirus pandemic. That didn't go over well

People have been using apps like Tinder to outsmart China’s censorship and propaganda machines to get real information about the coronavirus outbreak—but apparently Wuhan isn’t as locked down as the Big Brother house in Germany. → Read More

R.I.P. Beatrice, a.k.a. Stella on Modern Family. She was a good girl

The Modern Family cast is mourning the loss of their four-legged costar after it was announced Monday that Beatrice, the French bulldog who played Stella on the ABC sitcom, has died. → Read More