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Louie Anderson, comic and ‘Baskets’ star, dead at 68
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Louie Anderson, comic and ‘Baskets’ star, dead at 68

Louie Anderson, an Emmy winner whose career spanned from stand-up and game show host to starring roles in TV and film, died Friday in Las Vegas from complications related to cancer, his publicist Glenn Schwartz confirmed to CNN. He was 68. Born one of 11 children in St. Paul, Minnesota, Anderson was a counselor for…MORE

‘As We See It’ delivers a touching coming-of-age look at life on the spectrum
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‘As We See It’ delivers a touching coming-of-age look at life on the spectrum

Best known for “Friday Night Lights,” producer Jason Katims has crafted another small coming-of-age gem with “As We See It,” adapting an Israeli series about a trio of 20-somethings on the autism spectrum, trying to find purpose and independence. Heartbreaking and touching in its central characters’ vulnerability, this Amazon series deserves to be seen and…MORE

‘Ozark’ flies higher as the Byrdes begin the last leg of their journey
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‘Ozark’ flies higher as the Byrdes begin the last leg of their journey

After ending the third season with a bang (pun intended), “Ozark” begins its fourth and final arc with a nail-biting sense of purpose, as the Byrdes continue their dangerous dance with people who you really don’t want to get on their bad sides. Increasing the kids’ role without losing any of its potency, this Netflix…MORE

The galaxy far, far away is getting closer. ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ game debuts new trailer
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The galaxy far, far away is getting closer. ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ game debuts new trailer

Jedi Order rejoice: A trailer for the highly-anticipated ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ is here. The game will be for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ lets fans use lightsabers and choose from over 300 characters to play. It spans nine…MORE

Martha Stewart reveals why she broke it off with Anthony Hopkins
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Martha Stewart reveals why she broke it off with Anthony Hopkins

Martha Stewart has revealed she ended her romance with Anthony Hopkins because she couldn’t separate the actor from his most notorious film role. Appearing on “The Ellen Show” on Thursday, the 80-year-old lifestyle guru and TV personality said she had to break up with the Welsh Oscar-winner, 84, after recalling his chilling performance in the…MORE

Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ singer, has died at 74
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Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ singer, has died at 74

Meat Loaf, the larger-than-life singer whose bombastic rock opera “Bat Out of Hell” is one of the best-selling albums of all time, has died at age 74, according to a statement on his verified Facebook page. “Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by…MORE

Judge sides with Britney Spears in ongoing court battle with her father over finances
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Judge sides with Britney Spears in ongoing court battle with her father over finances

Although Britney Spears’ 13-year conservatorship has ended, the legal battle over her finances is still going on. The singer’s attorney, Mathew Rosengart, faced off in court on Wednesday against attorney Alex Weingarten, who now represents the pop star’s father, Jamie Spears. Judge Brenda Penny ruled against a request from the elder Spears for Britney Spears…MORE

Jeff Daniels now has a tarantula-killing worm named after him
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Jeff Daniels now has a tarantula-killing worm named after him

If you think you know who Jeff Daniels is, think again. You might be thinking of the Hollywood actor — but there’s now a tarantula-killing worm with a very similar name. The worm — named tarantobelus jeffdanielsi — was discovered by scientists at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) and is one of more than…MORE

Mariska Hargitay says Benson’s ‘been in love’ with Stabler
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Mariska Hargitay says Benson’s ‘been in love’ with Stabler

Are we finally going to get the couple we have been wanting for years? During a recent appearance on Drew Barrymore’s daytime talk show, Mariska Hargitay was asked about her “Law & Order: SVU” charatcer Olivia Benson’s relationship with former partner Elliot Stabler, played by Christopher Meloni. After a decade of being apart, the characters…MORE