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Thom Yorke calls himself a ‘hypocrite’ when it comes to climate change

Thom Yorke calls himself a ‘hypocrite’ when it comes to climate change

Radiohead singer Thom Yorke has called himself a “hypocrite” and admitted that his campaigning on climate change has often been at odds with his jet-setting lifestyle. In an interview with BBC Radio 4’s “Desert Island Discs,” the British musician said: “The thing I’ve always struggled somewhat with, is if I’m campaigning on climate change, I’m…MORE

Ba-de-ya! Los Angeles declared September 21 ‘Earth, Wind & Fire Day’

Ba-de-ya! Los Angeles declared September 21 ‘Earth, Wind & Fire Day’

Do you remember? The Los Angeles City Council does. That’s right folks, it’s here: It’s the 21st night of September, and it’s basically the only time you can get away with listening to Earth, Wind & Fire’s classic song “September” on repeat. And to make sure all Angelenos understood their obligation to chase the clouds…MORE

‘Gully Boy’ is India’s official entry to the 92nd Academy Awards

‘Gully Boy’ is India’s official entry to the 92nd Academy Awards

India’s hopes for winning its first Oscar for Best International Feature Film will rest this year on “Gully Boy,” which tells the story of a rising rapper from Mumbai. Producer Farhan Akhtar announced on Twitter that the movie is India’s official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards. “Gully Boy,” which premiered at the Berlin Film…MORE

Your 2019 Emmy Awards viewing guide

Your 2019 Emmy Awards viewing guide

It’s almost time for the Emmy Awards. But if you’ve been too busy trying to keep your Netflix queue empty to keep up with news about the award show, don’t worry. This is what you need to know: Who’s hosting? No one. Taking a cue from the host-less Oscars, the Emmys is opting not to…MORE

Beyoncé dresses as Lisa Bonet, leaving fans, including Zoë Kravitz, crazy in love

Beyoncé dresses as Lisa Bonet, leaving fans, including Zoë Kravitz, crazy in love

Fans are obsessed with these never-before-seen photos of Beyoncé dressed as Lisa Bonet. Queen Bey on Friday posted the photos to her website showing off her look as the “Cosby Show” actress and ’90s fashion icon. The photos, titled “Your B at 37,” were taken last Halloween. The “Formation” singer celebrated her 38th birthday earlier…MORE

The Fortnite Batman crossover is here

The Fortnite Batman crossover is here

Fortnite’s Batman crossover offering is officially out, just in time for Batman Day. The massively popular online video game has released a Batman collaboration in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Dark Knight’s debut in DC Comics. For players, the collaboration, dubbed “Fortnite X Batman,” means new Batman-themed goodies like skins and weapons, as…MORE

Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance after animal rights activists protested

Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance after animal rights activists protested

Taylor Swift has canceled a scheduled performance at Australia’s Melbourne Cup, after animal rights activists campaigned against her appearance at the horse racing event. The Victoria Racing Club, which hosts the Melbourne Cup, announced earlier in September that Swift would headline Melbourne Cup Day on November 5. In an online statement Saturday, however, the club…MORE

Barron Hilton, whose empire included hotels and an NFL team, dies at 91

Barron Hilton, whose empire included hotels and an NFL team, dies at 91

Famous hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died this week at his home in Los Angeles. He was 91 and died of natural causes Thursday, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation said. His son, Steven M. Hilton, who serves as chairman of the board at the Hilton Foundation, said the family is mourning the loss of a…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

“The category is love, y’all,” actor Billy Porter said while accepting his Emmy award for lead actor in a drama series. Porter, who was honored for his work in FX’s ground-breaking period drama “Pose,” made history Sunday night by becoming the first openly gay black man to win in this category, according to the Television…

‘GOT’ wins final Emmy battle

‘GOT’ wins final Emmy battle

‘Game of Thrones’ has won its final Emmy battle. The HBO series picked up the best drama Emmy at Sunday’s ceremony, capping off its final season with a coveted achievement. (HBO, like CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia.) “We loved every minute we spent with you,” executive producer D.B. Weiss said to the cast on stage.…

Phoebe Waller-Bridge earns surprise win for best actress in a comedy

Phoebe Waller-Bridge earns surprise win for best actress in a comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won’t make Emmy history this year. The odds had been in the legendary actress’ favor to pick up the Emmy award for best comedy actress, but “Fleabag” star Phoebe Waller-Bridge ended up besting her in a surprise win. Waller-Bridge’s success in the acting category came just a few awards after she picked up…