The slapstick, the telethons, ‘L-a-a-a-dy!’ — comic and philanthropist Jerry Lewis dies at 91 – Chicago Tribune

Jerry Lewis, the comedian whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died, according to his publicist. For decades, Jerry Lewis’ star had been as bright as any comedic force in America. His partnership with Dean Martin forged the hottest comedy team of an era, and his films were embraced by audiences raised on …

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New Whitney Houston documentary portrays her ‘painful’ life – NY Daily News

Showtime’s new Whitney Houston documentary is not always fun to watch — and that’s coming from its executive producer. “An accurate portrayal of her life,” says Vinnie Malhotra, “is unfortunately a painful one.” Premiering Friday at 9 p.m., “Whitney: Can I Be Me” has a darkness that’s mitigated but never vanquished by Houston’s music. Houston’s …

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Tina Fey urged people to stay home, ignore neo-Nazis, and eat cake

When we find ourselves in times of trouble, Mother Tina comes to us, speaking words of wisdom: “Let them eat cake.” Our long-time favorite person, Tina Fey, urged people to stay home and eat cake rather than go out and protest against neo-Nazis. Before you say, “Wait a sec, how will that help our country?” hear her out. “You …

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Seth Meyers rips Trump’s insane Charlottesville press conference

The late-night shows had to scramble Tuesday to rewrite and add new segments following President Trump’s planned infrastructure press conference that quickly spiraled into him doubling down on comments he made over the weekend blaming “both sides” for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia. It came just a day after Trump condemned white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the KKK …

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Daniel Craig confirms return as James Bond; next movie’s release date set | syracuse

Daniel Craig is returning to play 007 for the 005th time. The British actor confirmed Tuesday night on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" that he'll play James Bond again in the the franchise's upcoming 25th film. The movie, currently untitled, has a release date set for Nov. 8, 2019. "I've been quite cagey about …

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