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Stephen Colbert on debate mute rule: ‘How about a fast-forward button?’ | Culture

Stephen Colbert “As the election day barrels down on us like an out-of-control manure spreader, one of the last chances to influence the race is this Thursday’s presidential debate,” said Stephen Colbert on Tuesday’s Late Show. After a widely panned...

Borat 2 review: ‘Fascinating and urgently satirical’

Perhaps it suffers from having a different director: Jason Woliner has taken the reins from legendary Seinfeld / Curb Your Enthusiasm alumnus, Larry Charles. But another, more significant reason why it is less enjoyable is that the world has...

Film show: ‘Last Words’ director Jonathan Nossiter on portraying a post-apocalyptic world

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My streaming gem: why you should watch The Little Foxes | Film

She is imperious and stylish, with a laugh like an open threat and an aversion to mansplaining. She is Bette Davis’s Regina Hubbard Giddens: the sharpest, funniest person in the room. Unfortunately she’s also a psychopath who presages the...

The room where it happens: why writers’ rooms make for great TV | Television & radio

Watch a behind-the-scenes feature on any American TV show and you will see the clip where a gaggle of Biro-twiddling, Evian-sipping writers sit around an oval-shaped table, while the boss stands at the front scratching away on a scribble-strewn...

Tchaikovsky: where to start with his music | Music

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-93) was the composer who put Russia on the international musical map with his uniquely personal style – profoundly Russian in idiom but engaging with, and embracing, western European symphonic traditions. His music encapsulates wonder and...

Thrills and spills: vintage beer mats – in pictures | Art and design

When he was young, designer Adam Kimberley would often wake up with beer mats stuffed in his pockets after a night out. When he went on to study graphic design he found his drunken souvenirs inspiring, and two...

Bushido: The book that changed Japan’s image

Bushido: The book that changed Japan’s image(Image credit: Illustration by Maria Medem) Published in 1900, Bushido: The Soul of Japan changed how the nation was perceived around the world, writes Michiyo Nakamoto. TThe Last Samurai,...

Traitor review: American perfidy, from Benedict Arnold to Donald J Trump | Books

One of the most important qualities a good reporter can have is a very low threshold for outrage. Useful, critical coverage of your subject becomes impossible once nonchalance or indifference has inured you to scandal. This has become a huge...

How Jackass became a pioneer of modern comedy

Perhaps the most famous of this new wave of pranksters is Logan Paul, who made international headlines in January 2018 when he uploaded a video of himself laughing and joking upon finding a dead body in Japan’s Aokigahara Forest....
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Stephen Colbert on debate mute rule: ‘How about a fast-forward button?’ | Culture

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Inside Ashley Benson and G-Eazy’s “Very Serious” Relationship

It looks like there's "no limit" to G-Eazy and Ashley Benson's love. Six months after they first sparked romance rumors, the 30-year-old actress and 31-year-old...

ITS FOR REAL – REAL LOVE SOMEONE – Honeybabe Na Inlove | SY Talent Entertainment

SY Talent entertainment It is an N.G.O. manage by multinational group, its advocacy is to help Filipino music talent to introduce their artistry globally....

Evening Megathread – 21/10/2020 – Rayner on Parade

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