Julianna Margulies says both Harvey Weinstein and Steven Seagal tried to lure her into hotel rooms

Julianna Margulies is the latest actress to add an account of sexual harassment (and what could have easily been something worse) to the ever-growing pile of accusations that have been dropped on Hollywood’s doorstep of late. The Good Wife actress went on SiriusXM’s Just Jenny this week to recount two near-misses with…

Ethan Kath sues former Crystal Castles bandmate Alice Glass over abuse claims

Last month, we reported on accusations made by former Crystal Castles member (and co-founder) Alice Glass against bandmate Ethan Kath, stating that he had sexually and physically abused her both before, and during, her time in the influential Canadian electropunk outfit. Now, Kath has fired back, with TMZ reporting

Netflix fires Kevin Spacey from House Of Cards, cancels his Gore Vidal biopic

Netflix formally cut ties with Kevin Spacey tonight over mounting allegations of sexual harassment, assault and other inappropriate behavior that have been levied against him over the last week. Variety reports that Spacey has been officially fired from the cast of the streaming service’s political drama House Of

Today, we are all the fat, helpless raccoon who trapped himself in a sewer grate

Every now and then, the internet—like Bonnie Tyler before us—finds itself in need of a hero. Someone we can see ourselves in, someone who represents our highest hopes and dreams. Sometimes, it’s someone who does the thing we only dream about, like using their last day in a job to declare a high-profile “screw you” to…

Alec Baldwin: "I certainly have treated women in a very sexist way"

Alec Baldwin opened up about his treatment of women this week, telling a crowd of people gathered to honor him yesterday that, “I certainly have treated women in a very sexist way.” Inspired by the current conversation about harassment that was kicked off last month by the ongoing accusations against Harvey Weinstein,…

The frowning pile of shit is tearing the emoji world apart

While we’re out here engaging in fruitless debates about tax reform and healthcare, a group of committed individuals are fighting the truly important fights currently raging just behind our phone screens. As Buzzfeed reports, members of the Unicode Consortium, which sounds like a villainous corporation from a YA novel…

Here's what there is to know about the monastic, monster-loving man who inspired Phantom Thread

Not a lot is known about Paul Thomas Anderson’s upcoming Christmas-day downer Phantom Thread. Ostensibly Daniel Day-Lewis’s final film, it follows a masterful fashion designer as he falls in love, unraveling his carefully regimented world. There are a lot tense stringed instruments on the soundtrack, suggesting a…

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Jonathan Groff talks through Mindhunter's divisive final scene

There was a cold, formal quality to Netflix’s Mindhunter, which was both expected—David Fincher helped set the tone—and wholly appropriate, what with the show centering around measured, clinical conversations between FBI agents and serial killers. There was something satisfyingly jarring, then, about the finale, which…

UPDATED: Country Music Awards caves to gun question lobby, rescinds ban

In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more during the Harvest Music Festival, country music—a genre that has been traditionally, even staunchly anti-gun control—has been forced to reckon with the devastating effects of gun violence on its community. So in order to make…

The Stranger Things opening credits almost looked a lot more modern

Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things is a rich, colorful pastiche of ‘80s genre flicks. From its direct nods to movies like Aliens and Gremlins to its Carpenter-aping soundtrack to the base archetypes upon which it builds character, the show is unabashed in its idealization of an era that existed only in the movies.…

Thor: Ragnarok cast stages live performance that's almost as good as the real thing 

Though Jimmy Kimmel usually gets the Marvel movie scoops (owing to ABC being partners with Disney and all), the Live! host has been looking after his infant son this week. But the promotional void was quickly filled by The Late Late Show’s James Corden, who convinced the Thor: Ragnarok to put on a live version of…