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Watch Bruce Campbell impersonate his doppelganger, Stephen Colbert

“Ash vs. Evil Dead” star Lucy Lawless shared an interesting theory on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Tuesday: Her co-star Bruce Campbell totally looks like Colbert. But only with glasses on. [Ash vs. Evil Dead review: A fitting response to our super-serious zombie mania] Inspired, Campbell did a brief impersonation of Colbert, though it was more of […]

Joel Hodgson did a Reddit AMA. Here’s what we learned about his quest to bring back ‘MST3K’

Joel Hodgson, the creator of cult-favorite B-movie snark fest “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” announced Tuesday that he is trying to bring back the show in the not-too-distant future. Fans have already started donating money to a Kickstarter campaign, which has an initial goal of raising $2 million to fund three new episodes of the beloved show. “MST3K” aired […]

Aziz Ansari passed on auditioning for ‘The Martian’ because he thought it would be ‘boring’

Aziz Ansari could have been in the hit movie of the fall, but he passed on it because, he said, he thought the movie would be “boring.” “I was also asked to audition for a part in ‘The Martian’ (not Kapoor), but I skimmed the script and — no offense — it seemed like a […]

Why isn’t BBC America airing new episodes of ‘Graham Norton’? Ask the Weinstein Company.

If you’re a fan who’s wondering what happened to season 18 of “The Graham Norton Show,” a better question to ask may be what the heck is going on with the Weinstein Company’s television division? Graham Norton’s eponymous series, one of Britain’s most popular chat shows, features a weekly round of British and American pop-culture heavy […]

Taylor vs. 1D, Bieber vs. Selena: A guide to today’s pop song love feuds

Using art to put an ex on blast is nothing new. Carly Simon sang “You’re So Vain” to someone long before Justin Timberlake tiptoed around the house of a Britney Spears lookalike in the “Cry Me a River” video. (In retrospect, that was actually pretty creepy.) But rarely have the pop charts been so dominated by […]

Nick Offerman basically planned your Thanksgiving menu and it’s full of fatty meats

Like his “Parks and Recreation” character Ron Swanson, actor Nick Offerman really, really likes meat. [We found the real Ron Swanson, and he’s just like the one on TV] Offerman was a guest on Monday’s “Tonight Show,” where he and host Jimmy Fallon sampled an assortment of meat dishes, including kielbasa with bread wrapped around it, […]

Allen Toussaint, a giant of New Orleans music, dies at 77

New Orleans R&B legend Allen Toussaint, whose songwriting and studio work made him one of the most important and influential figures on the fertile Crescent City music scene, has died at the age of 77. The Associated Press reported that Toussaint suffered a heart attack and died following a concert in Madrid. An emergency services […]

Why are people so fascinated by Bindi Irwin? Explaining the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ front-runner.

Everything Bindi Irwin does makes news. At least, that’s what it feels like when you’re bombarded with headlines about the 17-year-old Australian actress and wildlife conservationist. Whether she signs on to “Dancing With the Stars,” Instagrams a picture with her boyfriend or simply makes a Walgreens run, Irwin remains firmly in the spotlight. Show More Summary

Nicole Kidman in Finely Framed “Photograph 51? in London

LONDON–The crowds lining up nightly outside the Noel Coward Theatre on St. Martin’s Lane for last-minute cancellations attest to the remarkable journey of “Photograph 51,” Anna Ziegler’s taut, elegiacal portrait of Rosalind Franklin, an English chemist who in the 1950s came this close to learning the secret of DNA’s double helix. Show More Summary

Aziz Ansari is still irritated by that racist Popchips ad Ashton Kutcher did in 2012

The fourth episode of “Master of None,” the new widely beloved Netflix comedy from Aziz Ansari, opens with a montage of racist caricatures of Indian people, concluding with the most recent and possibly well-known instance: Ashton Kutcher’s 2012 ad for Popchips. In the ad, Kutcher dons brownface and a fake Indian accent to play a Bollywood […]

Keith Olbermann has us asking: Will the real Donald Trump please stand up?

Keith Olbermann, professional liberal, is perhaps the last person you would expect to have nice things to say about Donald Trump, but he does. As a guest on Friday’s “Real Time With Bill Maher,” Olbermann revealed a rather unexpected side of Trump that certainly dents the puffed-up, willfully ignorant blowhard image Trump has brandished on the 2016 […]

Donald Trump hosts ‘Saturday Night Live': 3 controversies he brings to the show

Donald Trump is hosting “Saturday Night Live.” But even before his appearance, there were already plenty of controversial issues. Shocking, right? Here are the top three: 1) Protests from advocacy groups. In June, NBC cut ties with the former...Show More Summary

‘Flesh and Bone': Sex and drugs and a stripper pole. Oh, and ballerinas.

In “Flesh and Bone,” a new series airing Sunday at 8 p.m. on the Starz network, a New York City ballet company is presented as a Dickensian hell of the unwanted and unloved. So why are these beautiful young talents so committed to it? I guess rehab was all booked up. Too bad for “Flesh […]

How Aziz Ansari went from online sketch comic to headlining his own TV show

(This is the 11th installment in a series that looks at some of the most intriguing pop culture news of the week.) As of midnight on Friday, Aziz Ansari officially has his own TV show. That’s a big deal for any actor, but especially for Ansari and his Netflix show “Master of None,” a comedy that he created and […]

Trevor Noah goes back to work one day after surgery, makes us all feel like slackers

Trevor Noah was back behind the “Daily Show” desk Thursday, just one day after having emergency surgery. Good luck not feeling like a slacker the next time you come down with a cold. The South African host, who took over the “Daily Show” in September, talked about his appendectomy and his intro to the American […]

Emilio and Gloria Estefan musical “On Your Feet!” is fleet and fun

NEW YORK–We all know exactly what elixir we’ve come for. And thankfully, the appropriate doses of delight are dispensed from the stage of Broadway’s Marquis Theatre all through “On Your Feet!,” the jukebox-musical celebration of the melodies and marriage of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Show More Summary

In celebrity breakups, there’s little room for nuance. Just ask Halle Berry.

There is no room for gray areas in gossip, especially when that gossip concerns disintegrated celebrity relationships. Take for instance, the fallout that took place following the announcement that Halle Berry would be divorcing her third husband, French actor Olivier Martinez. David Justice, the former Atlanta Braves outfielder to whom Berry was married from 1992 to […]

What Chris Stapleton’s surprising CMAs victory means for country music

The bro-country backlash really struck a nerve. That’s one takeaway from watching Chris Stapleton, a Grammy-nominated bluegrass musician mostly unknown outside of Nashville circles, win trophy after trophy at the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Want to see one of Earth’s great artworks in five years? Just show James Turrell the money.

It will cost millions. How many, nobody wants to say. But Thursday marks an important step for “Roden Crater,” the is-he-really-trying-to-do-that desert project that artist James Turrell launched more than 40 years ago. The Skystone Foundation, the nonprofit organization formed to oversee the series of chambers and tunnels burrowed through a dormant volcanic crater in […]

Watch Stephen Colbert deny James Bond a car based on his rental history

Daniel Craig was a guest on the “Late Show” late night and host Stephen Colbert made a very solid point about James Bond and cars: he’s not very good at driving them. [James Bond’s best cars] This led to a “scene” from the new Bond movie “Spectre,” which opens Friday. Colbert, who clearly knows his way around […]

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