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Watch Betty White’s Sweet Speech at the 2018 Emmys (Video)

The then 96-year-old actress said some very nice things about "SNL" boss Lorne Michaels → Read More

‘SNL’ 5-Timers Club: Most Frequent Hosts, From Alec Baldwin to Paul Rudd (Photos)

We look back at those who've hosted SNL the most, from Alec Baldwin to Tina Fey to the newest member of the 5-Timers Club, Paul Rudd. → Read More

Tucker Carlson Says Biden Wants You To Get Vaccine Booster Shots ‘Every Sunday’ (Video)

Tucker thinks Christianity is being replaced by "the cult of coronavirus" → Read More

‘AHS’ Fans Are Not Pleased With the End of ‘Red Tide’

The first half of "Double Feature" wrapped with a finale that rushed through the end of the story → Read More

That ‘All Flies Matter’ Emmys Joke Doesn’t Fly at All

It didn't help that the bit was an ancient joke about the fly that landed on Mike Pence's head in 2020 → Read More

Bill Maher Worries That 'Biden's Our Last President' (Video)

Maher thinks Bob Woodward's new book about the Trump administration is just foreshadowing, basically → Read More

The Wildest, Most Decadent Looks From the 2021 Met Gala (Photos)

The Met Gala took 2020 off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but vaccinated celebs are at it again this year with another dizzying collection of some of the most beautiful, weird and decadent fashion most of us will see all year. Let's take a peek at some of the best and wildest looks at this year's event. → Read More

Adina Porter Is Just as Surprised as You Are That ‘AHS: Double Feature’ Is so Serious

Porter told TheWrap that this season's scripts were more "over the top" than the finished episodes were → Read More

Maher Jokes That People Are Summoning Candyman ‘To Own the Libs’

Maher also jokes about Hurricane Henri, and complains about people he says hate the U.S. too much → Read More

Is Ryan Murphy a Vampire in ‘AHS: Double Feature’?

Evan Peters made what sounded like a not-so-subtle reference to the show's co-creator during the season premiere → Read More

Doctor Strange Knows What He’s Doing in ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ — Probably

The Sorcerer Supreme deserves the benefit of the doubt at this point → Read More

John Oliver Rips Biden For Being 'Blithe About the Fate of the Afghans' (Video)

Oliver had a lot to say about the end of America's war in Afghanistan -- and about the president's part in it → Read More

Maher Breaks Down Why Californians Should Vote No on the Recall (Video)

"This is the only way a Republican can get elected statewide," "Real Time" panelist Jackie Calmes says about the recall → Read More

The End of the ‘American Horror Stories’ Finale Really Didn’t Make Sense

(This article contains copious spoilers for “Game Over,” the season finale of “American Horror Stories” which you can watch now on FX on Hulu) The “AHS” universe is an unhinged place — that’s the appeal, in my opinion. But there’s being unhinged, and then there’s unhinged in a way that takes the show off the rails, and “AHS” certainly does stray into the latter territory more than we would like.… → Read More

Bill Maher Doesn't Get Why Matt Damon Keeps Being Canceled (Video)

Maher once again grinds his axe about cancel culture → Read More

Bill Maher Is Very Concerned About 'Women Classic' in Debate Over Trans Athletes

Let's just say the conversation with two-time Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona didn't actually solve anything → Read More

You Can Definitely See Weasel’s Penis in ‘The Suicide Squad’

It's one of the many reasons the DCEU should bring Weasel back for more → Read More

There’s a Secret ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Cameo in ‘The Suicide Squad’

Warning: this post contains spoilers for “The Suicide Squad” There have been a number of actors who have popped up in movies based on both Marvel and DC Comics properties, and “The Suicide Squad” has a couple of its own to add to the list: David Dastmalchian, who was also in “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” as well as a surprise cameo appearance by someone director James Gunn brought over from his… → Read More

'Walking Dead' Final Season Trailer Teases the Return of the Reapers (Video)

The 11th and final season of "The Walking Dead" begins on August 22 -- or a week earlier if you have AMC+ → Read More

Season 2 of 'Walking Dead: World Beyond' Gets Premiere Date, First Look (Video)

AMC+ subscribers will get each episode of "Walking Dead: World Beyond" early → Read More