Last year, comedian Hari Kondabolu released a documentary called The Problem with Apu, addressing problems the titular character from The Simpsons, a convenience store owner of Indian-American descent. Hank Azaria, who voices Apu, was on a Television Critics Association panel for season two of his IFC series Brockmire when he was asked about the documentary. Azaria […]
Don’t be fooled by California’s increasing diversity. Racial and ethnic inequity remains a key problem and a potential barrier to future growth, according to Race Counts, a new Web tool that measures racial and ethnic disparities in the state’s 58 counties. Marin County, for example — one of the wealthiest and most socially progressive communities […]
Ben Affleck commended the women who have come forward and shared their stories of sexual harassment in Hollywood, but he said it is also on men in the industry to stand up for what they know is wrong. Plus, Ben tells Access Hollywood’s Scott Evans about the movement he’s making within his own projects to […]
California should contract with armored car services to transport cannabis-generated tax money and study the idea of creating a public bank to serve the marijuana industry, according to State Treasurer John Chiang. The recommendations came during a Tuesday news conference in Sacramento, where Chiang and members of his Cannabis Banking Working Group presented a 32-page […]
Every week, THR and Post Show Recaps are teaming together for podcasts about ‘Mr. Robot’ season three. read more
Happy Tuesday, everyone. Let’s open up some old wounds. This year marks 20 years of “Titanic,” or 20 years of the most frustrating endings in movie history. For those who might need a reminder — spoiler alert — Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) dies at the end of the film after he valiantly sacrifices his space on…
SACRAMENTO — Perhaps it’s the sign of Capitol hubris, but lawmakers in the waning days of the legislative session touted their “housing package” as a big part of the solution to California’s ongoing housing “crisis.” It’s an actual crisis. Prices and rents are so high that they lead to an exodus of our kids to […]
Kelly's less popular with viewers than Matt Lauer was right after Ann Curry was publicly canned.
Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns’ collision course remains on track. Both were victorious in their “WrestleMania”-caliber matches at the No Mercy pay-per-view Sunday night and are still likely going to be the real WrestleMania main event. Lesnar and Reigns both won, but only one left Staples Center a true winner. Lesnar continues to add depth…
Engine problems were behind the New Jersey helicopter crash that killed 50-year-old country music singer Troy Gentry, the NTSB has found.
Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound — and now shave without ever picking up a razor! Superman actor Henry Cavill is facing an incredibly funny facial-hair challenge in re-shooting scenes of “Justice League,” due to the change in directors from Zack Snyder to Joss Whedon. Actors from all over Hollywood are being…
“It’s one of my strong points, being awful, but relatable,” Driver joked. read more
Nobody likes censors, but Will Hays might have saved comedian Kathy Griffin a lot of trouble. Hays was the former Postmaster General brought in by Hollywood studio executives in the early 1930s to protect the industry from nationwide uproars like the one we just saw. Although the Hays Code is usually associated with censorship of […]
Scheana Shay filed for divorce from Michael Shay last November after two years of marriage. They finalized their divorce this year.
It’s a good time to be a woman on TV — in premium scripted dramas, at least. In the past several months, we have been treated to a rich display of actresses playing wonderfully complex roles in three distinct series: the California moms of “Big Little Lies,” the Hollywood survivors of “Feud” and this week,…
Nothing to see here! Grammys boss Neil Portnow said in a new interview with Pitchfork published on Tuesday, February 14, that he doesn’t believe there’s a “race problem” with the Grammy Awards despite receiving major backlash following This article originally appeared on www.usmagazine.com: Grammys Boss Neil Portnow: ‘I Don’t Think There’s a Race Problem at […]