Murray Bauman is a great comedy crank

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 16, 2019 20:53:22 July 16, 2019 20:53:22
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Last season, we met a new character on Stranger Things named Murray Bauman. He’s the irascible, conspiracy-minded acquaintance of Hopper, who helped Nancy and Jonathan in a pinch. Murray returns this season to help Hopper and Joyce, and he seals his role as the perfect comedy crank. He is constantly annoyed at everyone else, he has had it up to here with everyone’s bullsh-t, and he gets almost all of the good comedy bits. Full Story

2019 Emmy Award Nominations

Duana Posted by Duana at July 16, 2019 20:31:02 July 16, 2019 20:31:02
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Hot take: Everything that is happening in entertainment culture is happening at the Emmys this year. Hotter take: these awards will be more important than the Oscars. Yeah, I said it.  Here is my supporting evidence:  First of all, the comedy between nomination presenters D’Arcy Carden and Ken Jeong actually worked, instead of being a stiff and awkward four minutes to endure before the actual nominations. Full Story

Beyoncé: the takeover 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 16, 2019 17:29:42 July 16, 2019 17:29:42
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Did you feel it this morning? The expression is a “disturbance” in the Force, but nothing about what I felt is “disturbing”. I thought about calling it a “movement” in the Force but that’s how I sometimes refer to my sh-ts, and it would be blasphemy to connect my sh-t and the Queen in any way so… can we say “spark”? Whatever. Full Story

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Kirsten Dunst is a businessman

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 16, 2019 16:20:38 July 16, 2019 16:20:38
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So this is what happened to Peggy Blumquist: she finally got out of Fargo only to crash land in Florida in the 90s. Kirsten Dunst returns to television, following her stellar performance in Fargo season two, with a new series on Showtime, On Becoming a God in Central Florida. That is quite a title—a little odd, a little esoteric, a little grandiose. Full Story

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Chris, Matt, Elsa, Luciana: birthday on holiday

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 16, 2019 15:45:39 July 16, 2019 15:45:39
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Elsa Pataky’s birthday is on July 18. She’s been on holiday with Chris Hemsworth and their close friends Matt and Luciana Damon in Ibiza. There’s a whole crew of friends who have joined. Here they all are on the beach celebrating together. It’s not a small group.           Full Story

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Austin Butler: this is Elvis

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 16, 2019 14:17:37 July 16, 2019 14:17:37
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A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that Baz Luhrmann had narrowed it down to five actors to play Elvis Presley in his upcoming biopic: Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Harry Styles, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Austin Butler. As I wrote in my post about the casting process Full Story