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  1. bye?
    Today Pretends Matt Lauer and Ann Curry Don’t Exist in Anniversary VideoThe ex-hosts were wiped clean from the show’s retrospective.
  2. music
    DMX to Be Released From Jail TomorrowThe rapper had been sentenced to one year behind bars in March 2018 for tax fraud after pleading guilty the fall prior.
  3. 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.
  4. Her Body and Other Parties Is in Development As a Black Mirror-esque SeriesGina Welch of The Terror is attached to write.
  5. 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.
  6. Why the New York Times Is Making a Podcast About ISISCaliphate is a stunner of a podcast. Here’s how it all came together.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. the humor section
    You Hit the Paywall, You Stupid F***ing Idiot, by Brian AglerDid you forget that journalism costs money?
  10. Amazon Prime Video Finally Arrives on Apple TVIt’s so heartwarming when two massive companies can get along.
  11. on politics
    Kellyanne Conway Is No Longer Welcome to Appear on Morning Joe“She’s just saying things.”
  12. 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 […]
  13. Stranger Things Releases Archival Newscast Why, yes, everyone did wonder what the hell happened to Barb.
  14. Willow and Jaden Smith Joined the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest in North DakotaThe siblings marched with protesters from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
  15. shailene woodnymph
    Shailene Woodley Arrested While Protesting “Guys, not to make a bad cinema joke, but there’s some Divergent shit about to happen.”
  16. Jersey Boys to Leave Broadway in January 2017After 11 years and more than 4,600 shows.
  17. 2016 olympics
    NBC Commentator Regrets What He Said on Live TVThis isn’t really helping.
  18. courts
    Salling’s Child-Porn Trial Has Been DelayedSalling was arrested by the LAPD in December.
  19. renewals
    The Americans Will Come to an End After Two More SeasonsGet ready to say dasvidaniya to The Americans.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.”
  22. cannes 2016
    Woody Allen on Ronan Farrow Controversy: ‘I Have Moved So Far Past That’“I never think about it.”
  23. 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.”
  24. The Year in News From the world of television to movies, podcasts, web series, humor writing, and beyond, 2015 was another big year for comedy news. Whether […]
  25. caitlyn jenner
    Caitlyn Jenner Sued for Negligence in Fatal Car CrashProsecutors have previously declined to press criminal charges against Jenner.
  26. secret scripts
    The Original Script for The Room Was Way WeirderIt featured a scene where Johnny masturbates on Lisa’s red dress.
  27. paris
    Paris Pianist Who Performed ‘Imagine’ IdentifiedHe put his piano on a trailer and drove 400 miles to perform in Paris.
  28. saturday night live
    Watch SNL’s Moving Message to Paris“Paris is the City of Light, and here in New York City we know that light will never go out.”
  29. Eagles of Death Metal Cancel Their Tour in Wake of Paris AttacksThe band had been playing in Paris’s Bataclan concert hall before terrorists killed at least 87 people.
  30. bill maher
    ‘We’re With You,’ Bill Maher Tells ParisMaher spent much of Friday’s show discussing the attacks.
  31. week in culture quiz
    Vulture’s Week in Culture QuizWere you paying attention?
  32. right-click
    Chemical Brothers Return With New Banger After 5-Year Album HiatusTheir new song, “Sometimes I Feel So Deserted,” is fire. 
  33. drake
    Drake Contributes to Art Exhibition at Sotheby’sThe 6 God cannot be stopped.
  34. news
    David Letterman Discovers His Son’s Hidden Talent“Whenever I’m around talented kids, I begin to wonder, ‘Is my kid talented?’”
  35. confessions
    Justin Bieber Apologizes for Being ‘Arrogant’On something called Fahlo.
  36. hacking
    Taylor Swift’s Twitter Was HackedBy the Lizard Squad.
  37. Funny or Die Launches Its Very Own News VerticalFunny or Die is getting into the news business. THR reports that they’ve launched their very own news vertical today called Funny or Die News, […]
  38. controversy
    Bill Maher Weighs In on Israel-Gaza Conflict With Sexist Tweet It was a bad day for celebrities on Twitter.
  39. news
    Approval Matrix TV Show Will Premiere August 11Hosted by comedian Neal Brennan.
  40. news
    New York’s Approval Matrix Will Be a TV ShowThis news is highbrow, lowbrow, and brilliant.
  41. weir excited about this
    Paul Feig Will Help Yahoo Launch Original ShowsOther Space is already Bill Haverchuck’s favorite series.
  42. When Edward R. Murrow Visited Sid Caesar’s PlaceThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  43. news
    Dylan Farrow Lashes Out Against Brother’s Claims: I Was Not BrainwashedHer brother Moses, who claims she is not telling the truth about Woody Allen, has “betrayed me in the cruelest way imaginable.”
  44. all growns up
    Read an Extensive Oral History of Swingers“I remember them shooting and I actually thought, at the time, This is so embarrassing for them.”
  45. news
    A&E Will Let Phil Robertson Back on Duck DynastyThat was brief.
  46. news
    Three New J.D. Salinger Stories Leaked Online“Paula,” “Birthday Boy,” and “The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls.”
  47. ‘The Onion’ Is Ending Its Print Publication EntirelyThe Onion will stop publishing its last few print publications this December. Crain’s Chicago Business reports that the newspaper version of […]
  48. New Cable Channel Fusion Will Feature Puppet Comedy Talk Show, Paul F. […]Today sees the launch of Fusion, a cable news channel aimed at 18 to 34 year olds which is described as a blend of “hard news, satire and pop […]
  49. Alec Baldwin’s New MSNBC Series Won’t Be Like ‘The Daily Show’Alec Baldwin new MSNBC show Up Late With Alec Baldwin may be titled like a late night comedy show, but Baldwin said earlier this week that it […]
  50. news
    Edie Falco’s Tribute and New Details About James Gandolfini’s Final HourHis son found him having a heart attack.
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