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  1. How The Good Fight Brought the Trump Era to TV, From the Pee Tape to #MeTooThe show’s second season spun real-life news into fleet-footed TV.
  2. Her Body and Other Parties Is in Development As a Black Mirror-esque SeriesGina Welch of The Terror is attached to write.
  3. The Voters Have Spoken: Manhattan Beach Is This Summer’s One Book to ReadJennifer Egan’s novel won the 2018 “One Book, One New York” contest.
  4. Why the New York Times Is Making a Podcast About ISISCaliphate is a stunner of a podcast. Here’s how it all came together.
  5. last night on late night
    John Oliver Compares Sinclair News Anchors to Members of a ‘Brainwashed Cult’It’s the media version of Wild Wild Country.
  6. funny business
    Vulture Just Got a Whole Lot FunnierSplitsider.com has had a significant influence on our approach to comedy journalism, which is why we’re so excited to have acquired it.
  7. the humor section
    You Hit the Paywall, You Stupid F***ing Idiot, by Brian AglerDid you forget that journalism costs money?
  8. Amazon Prime Video Finally Arrives on Apple TVIt’s so heartwarming when two massive companies can get along.
  9. on politics
    Kellyanne Conway Is No Longer Welcome to Appear on Morning Joe“She’s just saying things.”
  10. The Year in News2016 was an absolute nightmare, but thankfully comedy was there to keep us somewhat sane. From the world of television to movies, podcasts, web […]
  11. Stranger Things Releases Archival Newscast Why, yes, everyone did wonder what the hell happened to Barb.
  12. Willow and Jaden Smith Joined the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest in North DakotaThe siblings marched with protesters from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
  13. shailene woodnymph
    Shailene Woodley Arrested While Protesting “Guys, not to make a bad cinema joke, but there’s some Divergent shit about to happen.”
  14. Jersey Boys to Leave Broadway in January 2017After 11 years and more than 4,600 shows.
  15. 2016 olympics
    NBC Commentator Regrets What He Said on Live TVThis isn’t really helping.
  16. courts
    Salling’s Child-Porn Trial Has Been DelayedSalling was arrested by the LAPD in December.
  17. renewals
    The Americans Will Come to an End After Two More SeasonsGet ready to say dasvidaniya to The Americans.
  18. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pawn Stars’ Chumlee Expected to Take Plea Deal to Avoid Jail TimeAustin Lee Russell was arrested in March on charges of gun and drug possession.
  19. Kevin Spacey Slams Trump During Johnny Carson Impression at Cannes amfAR Gala “Donald would probably love it here on the Riviera. There are so many casinos to bankrupt.”
  20. cannes 2016
    Woody Allen on Ronan Farrow Controversy: ‘I Have Moved So Far Past That’“I never think about it.”
  21. sex tapes
    YACHT Apologizes for Sex-Tape HoaxThe band says that claiming they were victims of a leaked sex tape to promote a music video was an “egregious mistake.”
  22. hacking
    Taylor Swift’s Twitter Was HackedBy the Lizard Squad.
  23. pussy riot
    Pussy Riot Members Are Fleeing RussiaAccording to their Twitter.
  24. reunited and it feels so bad
    David Lee Roth (and His Dog) Explain Van Halen Reunion Tour CancellationsFinal answer: Exhaustion.
  25. r.i.p.
    Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees Dies at 62Gibb succumbed to cancer after a long battle.
  26. r.i.p.
    Donna Summer Has Died at 63She’d been battling cancer.
  27. clickables
    Watch Snooki Read the News, Opine on Global Warming“Build a new ozone.”
  28. clickables
    Read Reuters’ Delightful Jersey Shore CorrectionTo be fair, their way sounds like more fun.
  29. clickables
    Read ‘Onion-Like,’ Your One-Stop Tumblr for Real News Headlines That Sound Fake“Service Rat Licks Woman When It’s Time To Take Meds,” etc.
  30. upfronts 2011
    CBS’s New Fall Schedule: New Series, Time Slot Switches, and a Return to Saturday NightAnd ‘The Good Wife’ goes to Sunday.
  31. news
    Hilarious New Subgenre Alert!Get ready for PBR&B.
  32. clickables
    Watch an Adorable Santa’s Helper Make His News DebutOh! Oh no.
  33. Breaking News on CNN: Jeff Daniels Has Diarrhea Here’s something you generally don’t expect to see on CNN following a piece about protests in Britain and the battle over taxes in Congress: […]
  34. Young People Get Their News From Fake News ShowsThe biennial news consumption survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, which tracks how people get their news, tells us […]
  35. Bo Burnham Gets Pilot Order from MTVInternet music comedian Bo Burnham has been doing pretty well for himself lately, just coming off a string of sold-out shows at the Edinburgh […]
  36. Conan’s New Show Starring Conan Will Be Called ConanThe Conan O’Brien Show has an official name: Conan. Catchy! Also: I’m going to go out on a limb and say that this isn’t his real office. For a […]
  37. tv
    Newscasters Unable to Pronounce ‘Eyjafjallajökull’Whoever invented copy-and-paste must be reeling it in.