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Timothée Chalamet, Springsteen heading to SNL in December

Timothée Chalamet, Kristen Wiig have been tapped to host SNL in December, with Bruce Springsteen, Dua Lipa, and Morgan Wallen serving as musical guests. → Read More

Nicki Minaj still salty about "white man Bon Iver" beating her at the 2012 Grammys

Nicki Minaj shaded Bon Iver on Twitter yesterday, still salty eight years after he beat her at the 2012 Grammy Awards. → Read More

Watch a trailer for HBO Max's new docuseries about UFO cult Heaven's Gate

HBO Max will soon debut a four-part docuseries about Heaven's Gate, a UFO cult that ended in mass suicide. → Read More

Trump has enthusiastically accepted the support of (gulp) Randy Quaid

Donald Trump spent Tuesday morning sharing Randy Quaid tweets about a "day of reckoning." → Read More

Jamie Loftus' new podcast unpacks how Nabokov’s Lolita has been "twisted" over the years

Jamie Loftus has released a new podcast series, Lolita Podcast, which explores how Nabokov’s Lolita has been twisted over the years in both its adaptations and what it represents culturally. → Read More

Meet everybody's new favorite Mandalorian character: Jeans Guy

A crew member in jeans crashed the latest episode of The Mandalorian. Give him his own show. → Read More

John Boyega confronts a racist police force from within in the Red, White And Blue trailer

The third film in Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology, Red, White And Blue, has received its first trailer. John Boyega stars. → Read More

Peacock’s charming Saved By The Bell knows exactly what to do with its IP

By wisely shifting protagonists to Bayside outsiders, the new Saved By The Bell resurrects the reality-detached charm of the original while also using it to show the absurdity of wealth through the eyes of the lower class. → Read More

Moonbase 8 goes into "Quarantine" in its funniest episode yet

Moonbase 8's timeliest episode to date is also its funniest and most resonant. → Read More

Ricky Eat Acid's lovely new album soundtracks a retro JRPG that doesn't exist

Listen to When they align just so, memories of another life bleed into my own, the new album from Ricky Eat Acid. Originally created as the score to an indie JRPG-style video game, the album took on a life of its own. → Read More

Robert Englund playing an asylum inmate in Stranger Things 4

Netflix has announced tons of new cast members, including Robert Englund, for the show's fourth season. → Read More

Rudy Giuliani sweats out hair dye while quoting My Cousin Vinny

Rudy Giuliani started quoting My Cousin Vinny at a press conference today as hair dye leaked through his sweat, forcing the film's director to respond. → Read More

Jillian Bell is a fairy godmother-in-training in Disney+'s Godmothered trailer

Jillian Bell and Isla Fisher star in Disney+ comedy Godmothered, a sweet story of a fairy godmother-in-training who gives a "happiness makeover" to a tired single mom. Watch the trailer now. → Read More

Megan Thee Stallion seizes control of her story: 5 new releases we love

Megan Thee Stallion's debut album Good News surpasses the already-high expectations. Plus, new music from Phony Ppl, Mamalarky, Popular Music, as well as Benee's giddy pop debut. → Read More

Kylie Bunbury totally spoiled Big Sky's big twist on Tuesday's Good Morning America

ABC's Big Sky has been teasing a "shocking" premiere for ages. On Tuesday's edition of Good Morning America, co-star Kylie Bunbury just went ahead and spoiled it. Ryan Phillippe surely can't have been too happy. → Read More

England's Yorkshire Ripper is the latest serial killer to stalk your Netflix queue

Watch a trailer for The Ripper, a new Netflix docuseries about England's Yorkshire Killer. → Read More

Lil Wayne facing up to 10 years in prison following new firearm possession charge

Lil Wayne has been charged with firearm possession and, due to his criminal record, could face up to 10 years in prison. He better ask Trump for a pardon while the guy's still in office. → Read More

Twitter begins rolling out "Fleets", which it's still calling "Fleets"

Twitter is ready to roll out its Fleet feature globally. Fleets are ephemeral tweets that disappear after 24 hours. They are, per Twitter, a "safer" means of posting. → Read More

Bayside High has become Saved By The Bell writer Dashiell Driscoll’s Overlook Hotel

Ahead of the Peacock's new Saved By The Bell series' November 25 premiere, Dashiell Driscoll sat down for a chat about his podcast, the origins of Zack Morris Is Trash, and being the resident Saved By The Bell expert in the Saved By The Bell writers' room. → Read More

You wanted it, you got it: A Hulu documentary about Tekashi 6ix9ine is now streaming

Watch a trailer for Hulu's Tekashi 6ix9ine documentary, which is now streaming. → Read More