• NBC Oct 8, 2019

    Charlize Theron Dishes on Playing Morticia in ‘The Addams Family'

    Charlize Theron is neither creepy nor kooky… but she gives a pretty good impression of it as Morticia Addams in the forthcoming animated film “The Addams Family.” The Addams clan have long been a facet of pop culture. Originally published as a cartoon in The New Yorker in 1938, the macabre family hit the big time with a 1960’s hit...

  • New York Sep 18, 2019

    Right at Home: The Look of Hand-Drawn Art Is Hot in Decor

    Hand-crafted is popular these days, and many home decorators are looking for unique textiles and other furnishings that feature the look of hand-drawn art. Items like the eclectic, playful wallpapers of Brooklyn-based artist Aimee Wilder, who designed for brands like DwellStudio, Martha Stewart and Vans before starting her own studio. She’s expanded the line beyond wallpaper to include rugs, pillows,...

  • the New Yorker Sep 9, 2019

    Brown University Official Suspended Amid Jeffrey Epstein Gift Probe

    Brown University has placed a fundraising director on administrative leave following a report that accused him of participating in covering up disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s connections to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab. Brown spokesman Brian Clark told The Providence Journal on Sunday that Peter Cohen, director of development for computer and data science, is on leave pending a...

  • Senate Aug 25, 2019

    Former US Sen. Al Franken Tests Welcome on Speaking Circuit

    Former U.S. Sen. Al Franken is testing his welcome on the speaking circuit as he takes more steps into public life after sexual misconduct allegations derailed his political career. The Star Tribune reports that tickets went on sale Friday for “An Evening with Al Franken” Oct. 2 at Revolution Hall in Portland, Oregon. The hall says Franken will share behind-the-scenes...

  • NBC May 20, 2019

    Game of Gaffes: Water Bottles Appear in ‘Game of Thrones' Finale After Coffee Cup Mistake

    “Game of Thrones” may be “A Song of Ice and Fire,” but it was plastic water bottles that stole the show in Sunday’s finale — just three weeks after what appeared to be a Starbucks cup showed up in the fantasy world.

  • CEO Dec 18, 2018

    CBS Denies Former CEO Les Moonves $120 Million Severance

    CBS announced Monday that former CEO Les Moonves will not receive his $120 million severance package after the board of directors concluded he violated company policy and was uncooperative with an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. The decision, which came after a five-month outside investigation, capped the downfall of one of television’s most influential figures, the biggest entertainment powerbroker to...

  • CEO Dec 14, 2018

    CBS Settled With Actress Eliza Dushku Over ‘Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

    CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network’s show “Bull,” made her uncomfortable when she was beginning a run as a recurring character. CBS confirmed the settlement Thursday night in a statement to The Associated Press. Dushku was written off the show after complaining...

  • aide Oct 31, 2018

    New Yorker Drops Plans to Interview Bannon at Festival

    Facing widespread outrage, The New Yorker has dropped plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month. New Yorker editor David Remnick told The Associated Press in a statement shared Monday with the magazine’s staff that he had changed his mind. The former Donald Trump aide and ex-chairman of Breitbart News was supposed to be a featured guest during...

  • Twitter Oct 9, 2018

    Daniel Radcliffe's Newest Role: New Yorker Fact-Checker

    One morning two weeks ago, Brooklyn chef Justin Bazdarich’s phone rang. A fact-checker named “Dan” was calling from The New Yorker to corroborate information for an upcoming review of Bazdarich’s restaurant, Oxomoco. On the other line was Daniel Radcliffe — the former Boy Who Lived, preparing for a new role on Broadway. Radcliffe, who is best known for his titular...

  • JUDGE Oct 2, 2018

    Text Messages Suggest Kavanaugh Wanted to Refute Accuser's Claim Before it Became Public

    In the days leading up to a public allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself to a college classmate, the judge and his team were communicating behind the scenes with friends to refute the claim, according to text messages obtained by NBC News. Kerry Berchem, who was at Yale with both Kavanaugh and his accuser, Deborah Ramirez, has...

  • JUDGE Sep 25, 2018

    Yale Law Students Protest Kavanaugh Nomination

    Yale Law School students are protesting the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court and demanding an investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against him.

  • Supreme Court Sep 19, 2018

    Bert and Ernie Are a Gay Couple, Says Former ‘Sesame Street' Writer

    Ever since “Sesame Street” started in 1969, fans of all ages have grown to love two of the original characters.
    But in a new interview, “Sesame Street” writer Mark Saltzman confirmed the two are a gay couple.

  • NBC News Sep 19, 2018

    Julie Chen Leaving ‘The Talk' After Husband Les Moonves' CBS Exit

    Julie Chen revealed on Tuesday’s show via recorded message that she is leaving “The Talk,” after eight years to spend more time with her family following her husband Leslie Moonves’s ouster from CBS in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.

  • NBC News Sep 9, 2018

    6 More Women Accuse CBS's Les Moonves of Sex Misconduct: Report

    Six additional women accused CBS Corporation’s CEO Leslie Moonves on the record of sexual harassment or assault, bringing the total number of accusers to 12, and dozens more claim company tolerated sexual misconduct, The New Yorker reported on Sunday. The allegations detailed in the article allegedly took place between the 1980s and early 2000s, according to the magazine, which originally...

  • NBC Sep 4, 2018

    NBC News: Farrow Draft on Weinstein for the Network Had Misstatements

    NBC News alleged in an internal report Monday that the writer Ronan Farrow had taken a source’s comments out of context in his reporting on sexual harassment claims against the movie producer Harvey Weinstein while he was working for the network and had misrepresented the source’s willingness to identify Weinstein by name. The allegation was included in a 10-page report...

  • Los Angeles Aug 2, 2018

    CBS CEO Les Moonves Silent on Sexual Misconduct Accusations in First Public Statements

    Leslie Moonves, the chief executive of CBS, did not address misconduct allegations against him during the company’s earnings call on Thursday, his first opportunity to speak publicly since the allegations were first made public.

  • CEO Jul 28, 2018

    CBS to Investigate Allegations of ‘Personal Misconduct' Against CEO Leslie Moonves

    The CBS board of directors said on Friday that it will investigate allegations of “personal misconduct” against the network’s CEO, Leslie Moonves....
    The announcement came a few hours before The New Yorker published an article quoting six women who accused Moonves of harassment and intimidation, four of whom spoke on the record. Prior to the article’s publication, The Hollywood Reporter posted...

  • United States Jun 12, 2018

    Boston Review Poetry Editors Resign After Magazine Retains Junot Diaz Amidst Misconduct Claims

    Three Boston Review editors resigned after the magazine chose to keep fiction editor Junot Diaz on the staff despite accusations of misconduct and misogyny that surfaced in May. Diaz, a Pulitzer Prize winner, was accused of sexual misconduct not long after he authored a piece in The New Yorker in April that detailed his encounters with sexual assault as a...

  • Donald Trump May 30, 2018

    Hillary Clinton Addresses Supporters After Stunning Loss to Donald Trump: ‘We Owe Him an Open Mind, Chance to Lead'

    Acknowledging biting disappointment and a painful loss, Hillary Clinton urged supporters Wednesday to accept the outcome of the presidential election and continue working together toward a better America.

  • Donald Trump May 5, 2018

    Author Junot Diaz Faces Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    Weeks after publishing his own story of sexual abuse in the New Yorker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz is facing an onslaught of accusations of sexual misconduct and misogyny directed at fellow writers. Zinzi Clemmons, who penned coming-of-age novel “What We Lose,” tweeted early Friday morning that when she was a 26-year-old graduate student, Diaz cornered her and forcibly kissed...

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