Playboy and Jared Leto both swiftly backing away from Brett Ratner and his Hugh Hefner biopic

Playboy is working to distance itself from Brett Ratner today, after six women came forward this morning with allegations of sexual harassment and assault against the Rush Hour director. The Wrap reports that the magazine has put the project—reportedly a passion project for Ratner, whose own pretensions of Hef-hood…

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Let's analyze Paul Manafort's apparent use of "bond007" as a password

You can tell a lot about a person based on the usernames they pick, whether it’s their favorite sports team, their favorite Star Wars character, or even just their real name. Apparently, though, you can sometimes tell a lot more about a person based on their password, at least if that person is former Trump campaign…

Me, Myself And I is the fall’s first new show to fall

Me, Myself And I—the CBS show in which Bobby Moynihan, John Larroquette, and Jack Dylan Glazer play the same man at different stages of his life—may have reached the end of its own life. In a press release announcing the return of the Matt LeBlanc vehicle Man With A Plan, the Tiffany Network notes that Me, Myself And I…

Papa John's CEO blames NFL protests for his shitty pizza company's shitty profits

This shouldn’t be a controversial statement, but let’s find out: Papa John’s pizza is gross. The sauce is too sweet, the crust too doughy, and the cheese is either rubbery or so oily it slides right off of the slice like a sheet of ice off a rooftop on a sunny winter’s afternoon. Founder and CEO John Schnatter hasn’t…

Mark Frost's new Twin Peaks book actually explains the end of the show

The following contains real, canonical spoilers for Twin Peaks: The Return and Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier, both in the sense that it describes what happened in the revival and in the sense that it will also explain what happened. Like, for real. If you’d rather be Dougie Jones and remain blissfully…

Don’t hold your breath for a happy ending in Bojack Horseman

For anyone that hasn’t watched Bojack Horseman, a cartoon about an anthropomorphic middle-aged horse and former sitcom star, it’s difficult to imagine it could be a show capable of reshaping the way we think about happiness, success, and, ultimately, the meaning of life. But for those well acquainted with the show,…

Warner Bros. says it's "reviewing" allegations against Brett Ratner

This morning, an article in the Los Angeles Times put on the record something that many in Hollywood—and outside of it—had already heard: That Brett Ratner is (allegedly) a big old creep. Specifically, six actresses, including Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge, accused Ratner of sexual harassment and assault in…

Thor: Ragnarok ultimately cut the one scene that confirmed Valkyrie’s bisexuality

Last week, Tessa Thompson, who plays the fierce Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok, responded to an online complaint from some narrow-minded butthead about the “tomboy-ish” look of her character. After a fan mistakenly wrote that the same Valkyrie from the comics, whose buxom figure was being called canon by said butthead,…

New season of American Crime Story finally gets a premiere date

After American Crime Story: Versace replaced American Crime Story: Katrina on FX’s schedule of chapters in our history to revisit/dramatize, it seemed like Ryan Murphy and co. were eager to delve into the tale of slain designer Gianni Versace. But perhaps because of the retooling on the original concept for season two…

Aziz Ansari accepts a comedy award by shitting all over the show

The only thing celebrities enjoy more than attending awards shows is complaining about how they always have to attend awards shows. Every Academy Awards or Emmys ceremony in recent years has been peppered with tongue-in-cheek jokes about how it’s going to run long, everyone is hungry, and generally nobody wants to be…

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Jeff Goldblum rates Jeff Goldblum tattoos on a scale of 10 possible Goldblums

Like Bill Murray before him, Jeff Goldblum is as much meme as he is man. So distinctive is his personality and cadence, the actor’s every word is met with rapture by his adoring fanbase, making him more suited than most to moonlight as a jazz musician, commandeer a food truck called Chef Goldblum’s Jazzy Snags, or…

Six actresses accuse Brett Ratner of sexual harassment and misconduct

Six actresses, including Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge, have accused Brett Ratner of sexual harassment and misconduct in a damning new exposé in the Los Angeles Times. The report also includes claims from actresses who say he propositioned them by offering a line of dialogue or an expanded role in one of his…

Millie Bobby Brown drops the mic on a pretty killer Stranger Things recap rap

Stranger Things season two has been out long enough by now that most of you have probably already started your return trip to Hawkins, Indiana. But for anybody who’s still trying to remember what the hell happened on the Netflix hit’s first season, you’re in luck: Courtesy of The Tonight Show, star Millie Bobby Brown…

The trailer for Chance The Rapper's new pizza murder movie, Slice, is a total copy of a recent viral video

We’ve been hearing things for a few years now about Slice, the upcoming pizza-based murder mystery that’s set to serve as charismatic Grammy-winner Chance The Rapper’s first real entry into the world of acting. A24 released the first teaser for the film tonight, and it’s pretty weird, showing off very little in the…

This Is Us was forced to scrub a Kevin Spacey reference from tonight's episode

Kevin Spacey has already been relieved of his TV show, much of his reputation, and at least one of his many acting awards over allegations that came to light this week, centered on an incident in which he allegedly made sexual advances against actor Anthony Rapp when Rapp was only 14. Now, it looks like some networks…