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  • Hank Azaria addresses ‘The Simpons’ Apu controversy
    Wednesday - 04/25/2018 - 01:27 AM

    On Tuesday’s episode of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Hank Azaria addressed the controversy over one of the “Simpsons” characters he voices, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. Apu’s portrayal came under scrutiny after the documentary “The Problem with Apu” brought attention to the stereotypical depiction of Indian immigrants that the character presents.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • The new Donna Summer musical is not hot stuff
    Monday - 04/23/2018 - 09:45 PM

    “When I’m bad, I’m so, so bad,” Donna Summer sang in “Last Dance,” and that perfectly describes the new Broadway musical about her life. “Summer,” which opened Monday, is borderline incoherent.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Universal Music bets on Asian pop star Kris Wu
    Monday - 04/23/2018 - 07:38 PM

    Universal Music Group is reaching to Asia for growth. The Los Angeles company, the largest music label in the world, on Monday signed a multi-year recording deal with Kris Wu, a popular Chinese-Canadian actor and singer.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • ‘Harry Potter’ epic is Broadway magic
    Sunday - 04/22/2018 - 10:39 PM

    Harry Potter has come to Broadway. But The Boy Who Lived is a boy no longer: He’s 37 years old and going through a magical midlife crisis in J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne’s outstanding play, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” which opened Sunday night.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Entrepreneurs want to hit it big on ‘Staten Island Hustle’
    Saturday - 04/21/2018 - 09:54 AM

    Staten Island Hustle Wednesday, 10 p.m., CNBC Staten Island Hustle’s New York Water Maker is already making a big splash from CNBC. It’s all about making the money. CNBC’s “Staten Island Hustle” explores the entrepreneurial aspirations of five friends — auto repair shop owner Michael Palmer; legal cannabis dealer Adolfo LaCola, general contractor Dominick Detore;...

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  • ‘Wonder Years’ dad: LA’s bagels are bogus
    Friday - 04/20/2018 - 04:39 PM

    “I don’t do plays by dead guys,” Dan Lauria says with a laugh, and he’s not joking: These days, the actor, who famously played the father in TV’s “The Wonder Years,” performs only works by living playwrights.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Thandie Newton kicks butt on Season 2 of ‘Westworld
    Friday - 04/20/2018 - 03:37 PM

    Last year’s exciting, brutal “Westworld” season finale featured Maeve Millay’s (Thandie Newton) escape from the theme park. Viewers thrilled to the prospect of Maeve, a “host” who figured out how her behavior was being masterminded by Ford (Anthony Hopkins) and his employees, turning the tables on her oppressors and getting out.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Vivendi considers listing Universal Music Group
    Thursday - 04/19/2018 - 09:54 PM

    Vivendi shares got a 3 percent bump on Thursday after the chief executive of the Paris conglomerate said it is weighing a public listing of its Universal Music Group. “We have started work that will allow us to present the benefits of a potential listing of UMG to the supervisory board,” Chief Executive Arnaud de...

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  • Matthew Broderick: Cynthia Nixon will have to work for my vote
    Thursday - 04/19/2018 - 06:22 PM

    Matthew Broderick is having a hell of a spring. Not only is the former Ferris Bueller playing the devil in off-Broadway’s “The Seafarer,” but you’ll find him suffocating a pig in the black comedy “To Dust,” premiering Sunday at the Tribeca Film Festival.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • These ‘Westworld’ plot twists are key to Season 2
    Thursday - 04/19/2018 - 04:41 PM

    HBO’s brainy robot-Western drama “Westworld” returns Sunday after a long hiatus between seasons. While the show is a lot of fun, it’s also very confusing. For those who didn’t have time to re-watch Season 1 (or who did, but are still confused), here’s a guide to everything you need to remember for Season 2.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share