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‘Olive Kitteridge’ won a ton of Emmys. Should you care about it?

“Olive Kitteridge” won six Emmys on Sunday night, by far the most of any program, which means it’s probably a big deal…right? [The Emmys made sure to spoil every series finale you might care about] Even though it’s possible you’ve never heard of it, now is when you should probably care and/or figure out how to […]

Amy Schumer casually drops that there will be two more seasons of ‘Inside Amy Schumer’

This is what happens when you make a movie like “Trainwreck,” text lewd things to Katie Couric’s husband from her phone, video yourself eat Jake Gyllenhaal’s frozen birthday cake while you’re renting his apartment, and get crowned as comedy’s “It Girl” by Stephen Colbert: you get to announce that you’re blowing The Popsicle Joint Known […]

The Emmys make sure to spoil every series finale you might care about

Hoping to catch up on “Boardwalk Empire”? No need! If you tuned into the Emmys, the show gave away the most important scene from the series finale. In a montage that bid farewell to some of TV’s recently departed shows, the producers made the curious decision to include either a) the last scene of each show or […]

Jill Soloway and Jeffrey Tambor of ‘Transparent’ highlight trans issues in Emmy acceptance speeches

Trans issues have never been more visible in American culture than they are right now, both in television and film. Eddie Redmayne is already an early award season favorite for his portrayal of Lili Elbe in “The Danish Girl.” On television, there are reality shows following the stories of Caitlyn Jenner, Jazz Jennings, and the ABC […]

Andy Samberg’s Emmy monologue was actually hilarious. Here are some of the best jokes

Recent history is filled with award show hosts who totally bombed (ahem, Neil Patrick Harris), so all eyes were on Andy Samberg on Sunday night. “I’m even more excited for the morning after the Emmys, when I get to go online and read all of the nice things people will write about me,” Samberg joked […]

Why can’t celebrities stop talking about a little bit of hot weather?

In case you missed it, celebrities on this year’s Emmy red carpet could not stop yapping about the weather. It was 94 degrees in Los Angeles but felt like 92, which apparently is juuuust shy of anathema for celebrities, and the way they were talking about it, you’d think they were all going to melt […]

Who wore the flashiest shoulderpads? Plus other Emmys red carpet superlatives.

Before the official awards are handed out, we can pass out some preliminary awards… for flashiest shoulder pads, best bowtie and most delicate breastplate. Best actress Jamie Lee Curtis is doing some seriously method work here, envisioning herself standing in a park on a perfect spring day, especially considering Allison Janney dubbed this year’s awards […]

The incredibly random list of celebrities endorsing Bernie Sanders

They can sell shampoo and raise funds for disaster relief, but when it comes to politics, no one knows for sure whether celebrity endorsements matter. Researchers haven’t reached a concrete conclusion. One study discovered Oprah’s endorsement of Barack Obama in 2008 significantly increased the chances that her magazine subscribers would vote for him. Show More Summary

Emmy Awards 2015 FAQ: Where to watch the show, red carpet, the pre-shows

Where can I watch the Emmy Awards? The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards air Sunday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Fox. (Sorry, it’s not available online.) What time will the show be over? The answer is always ideally 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT, but set your DVRs for a few minutes of extra […]

Late-night Laughs: Jimmy Fallon as Trump, plus the GOP debate [VIDEO]

Republican 2016 hopefuls squared off for the second GOP debate, while Democratic candidates made the rounds on TV.

‘Dictionary Stories’ turns dictionary example sentences into short fiction

Jez Burrows was looking for the simple definition of a simple word: “study.” The New Oxford American Dictionary had said simple definition, but Burrows was immediately drawn to the word’s more complicated example sentence, buried at the bottom of the entry: “He perched on the edge of the bed, a study in confusion and misery.” “It was […]

Emily Blunt, Matt Damon and ‘The View': A tale of three apologies

(This is the fourth installment in a series that looks at the most fascinating, intriguing — or in some cases, disturbing — celebrity news of the week.) Ah, celebrity apologies: They come in so many varieties. There’s the “I’m sorry if anyone was offended” apology, shifting the blame. The “anyone who knows me” apology, defending honor. […]

Here’s what you’ll be wearing next spring — and the designers who do it best

NEW YORK —  In the final hours of this city’s fashion week, designer Marc Jacobs had the task of putting a punctuation mark on the spring 2016 season before editors and retailers head to Europe in search of more trends. Fashion is a global business, but Jacobs is the definitive American designer. His is the […]

Emmy Awards 2015 predictions: Who will win, who deserves to win and who could surprise us all

After seven seasons, “Mad Men” was shipped off to the prestige TV afterlife this year — will it be sent away with lots of Emmy trophies? While the Emmy Awards (airing Sunday at 8 p.m. at Fox) often like to reward the same winners — and “Mad Men” has been the recipient quite a few […]

Trevor Noah talks with Stephen Colbert, mocks Republican debate: ‘It was painful’

When Trevor Noah sat down with “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Thursday night, they quickly realized they had one very important thing in common. “Stepping into the seat of a legend of talk shows, that’s crazy!” Colbert said of Noah, who takes over for Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show” on Sept. 28. “Who on […]

In an hour-long special, A&E stitches together a macabre sisterhood of Cosby accusers

As the number of women who have come forward to say Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them continues to creep upward — the latest count stands at more than 50 — a question emerges: what is left for us to learn? With each new account, each tearful accusation before news cameras, each press conference organized by […]

Robin Givhan at NYFW: Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs

Robin Givhan, The Washington Post’s Pulitzer-winning fashion critic, is covering New York Fashion Week. Read her stories on Style Blog and follow her on Twitter: @robingivhan. Ralph Lauren There was some sort of sailing, flag extravaganza going on at #RalphLauren this morning. Show More Summary

Hirshhorn Director Melissa Chiu doubles size of board

T The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has added Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates and three other individuals to its Board of Trustees as it continues to rebuild a governing body that has under-performed for several years. In addition to Gates, the board elected David Appel of Toronto, Marcus Brauchli of Bethesda and Sheri Schlesinger of Los […]

T.I. is pretty much done with his former mentee, Iggy Azalea

Well, at least T.I. didn’t drop the news via Post-It. The Atlanta rapper has ended his friendship with his one-time mentee, Australian recording artist Iggy Azalea. T.I. revealed the news in an interview with Hot 97’s Ebro Darden. “So, Iggy Azalea, you’re still involved with that?” Darden asked. “Sure,” T.I. said. “That seems like it […]

New York Fashion Week: Dazzling artistry. Bold new ideas. Gorgeous styling. And then there was Kanye.

Robin Givhan, The Washington Post’s Pulitzer-winning fashion critic, is covering New York Fashion Week. Read her stories on Style Blog and follow her on Twitter: @robingivhan. NEW YORK — Peter Copping left a single red carnation on every chair before his show at the Prince George Ballroom — a romantic gesture that reflected the lavishly feminine spring collection that […]

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