Dave Chappelle will have building at his former high school named after him

Dave Chappelle will have building at his former high school named after him

Months after being heckled by students of the Washington DC school, Dave Chappelle’s alma mater has decided to name a theater after him. Duke Ellington School of the Arts planned the unveiling of the Dave Chappelle Theater on June 20 with a dedication ceremony to the comedian, TMZ reports. Chappelle visited the Duke Ellington School … Read more

We’ve Taken Jennifer Lopez’s Talent for Granted for Far Too Long

We’ve Taken Jennifer Lopez’s Talent for Granted for Far Too Long

This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here. Jennifer Lopez has a new project out, and it is my religious obligation to histrionically champion it. The thing about … Read more

The Summer I Turned Pretty is pretty damn delightful

The Summer I Turned Pretty is pretty damn delightful

Christopher Briney (Conrad) and Lola Tung (Belly) in The Summer I Turned Pretty photo: Dana Hawley/PrimeVideo There is a lot of pressure on a sophomore project to live up to the hype of its predecessor. (Look no further than just about every headline declaring that Conversations With Friends dropped the Normal People torch.) The Summer … Read more

Kate Bush shares her joy as her 1985 hit Running Up That Hill climbs into US top five

Kate Bush shares her joy as her 1985 hit Running Up That Hill climbs into US top five

Kate Bush has shared her excitement after her 1985 hit Running Up That Hill has climbed to the top five in the US charts after appearing in Stranger Things. The singer, 63, admitted she has ‘never experienced anything quite like this’ after her song was given a ‘whole new lease of life’ in the hit … Read more

Lexington, KY author wrote the first Stranger Things book

Lexington, KY author wrote the first Stranger Things book

Lexington-based author Gwenda Bond, center, poses with members of the Stranger Things cast, including Gaten Matarazzo (left), Sadie Sink, Caleb McLaughlin and Finn Wolfhard (right). Gwenda Bond photo The hit Netflix series Stranger Things is back with a new season after a three-year break brought on by the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic. Season four, … Read more

Vanessa HudgensMay Be the Most Powerful Person in Hollywood

Vanessa HudgensMay Be the Most Powerful Person in Hollywood

If you’ve laid eyes on any kind of screen lately, chances are you already know that Vanessa Hudgens is everything, everywhere, all at once. On Sunday night, she was the host of the MTV Movie & TV Awards, an awards show that has failed to make a blip on the pop culture radar since the … Read more

Hustle movie review: Adam Sandler has all the right moves in Netflix’s solid sports drama

Hustle movie review: Adam Sandler has all the right moves in Netflix’s solid sports drama

Adam Sandler was once a cautionary tale for what streaming could become. And his early output from him for Netflix—marked by unwatchable disasters like The Ridiculous 6, The Do-Over, Sandy Wexler—correctly foretold the streamer’s future, which would go on to be defined by a McDonald’s-style approach to filmmaking. But in true Sandler fashion, he also … Read more

Everything Coming to Netflix This Weekend (June 3)

Everything Coming to Netflix This Weekend (June 3)

The first weekend of June is here, and Netflix isn’t wasting any time in stocking its streaming library with fresh titles from the June 2022 content list. After checking off the final additions from May earlier in the week, the streamer this weekend will be treating subscribers to eight new additions from this month’s list … Read more

Adam Sandler’s ‘Hustle’ Game Proves ‘Uncut Gems’ Was No Fluke

Adam Sandler’s ‘Hustle’ Game Proves ‘Uncut Gems’ Was No Fluke

Adam Sandler did career-best work as a New York City jeweler in deep basketball-gambling trouble in Josh and Benny Safdie’s 2019 Uncut Gems, only to be wrongly denied his first Academy Award nomination. Having been overlooked for that critical darling, which paired him with Boston Celtics great Kevin Garnett, Sandler takes a different tack in … Read more

8 Credible ‘Stranger Things’ Fan Theories For Season 4, Part 2

8 Credible ‘Stranger Things’ Fan Theories For Season 4, Part 2

Stranger Things season four is a standout for the series even if we only got seven episodes from Netflix. Fans feel like some of the burning questions we’ve had for years are finally being answered, and that’s because all of the stories from the past seasons are forming into one, large, complex mythos. RELATED: 21 … Read more