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Maybe ‘The Morning Show’ Isn’t As Bad As We Thought It Was

Critical reception to Season 1 was lukewarm at best, but the Apple TV+ series hit its stride in the final few episodes. Season 2? That’s another story.

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‘The Challenge: Spies, Lies, and Allies’ Episode 6 With Fessy

Fessy joins Bananas to discuss his altercation with Josh and his relationship with Amanda

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‘What If…?’ Episode 6 Instant Reactions, Nerd News, and Van-ime

Van and Charles break down the story between Killmonger and Tony Stark

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‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ Is Must-Watch TV

Here’s every single reason

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Drake Can Change. He Just Doesn’t Have to—Yet.

The hand-wringing over ‘Certified Lover Boy’ mostly has centered on one big criticism: The Boy is pulling from the same playbook he always has. What would break him out of this stasis?

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The Sacred and the Profane of Tori Amos’s “Cornflake Girl”

On the latest episode of ‘60 Songs,’ we break down the biggest hit from the outspoken songstress who became a hero to many

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RIP, Norm Macdonald. Plus, the McCourty Twins and Bill’s Favorite Actor, Jon Bernthal.

Daniel Kellison joins Bill to remember the ‘SNL’ great

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Rachel Lindsay and Callie Curry on Even More Drama Between Brendan, Pieper, and Natasha

Plus, Juliet, Rachel, and Callie break down Natasha’s date with Dr. Joe

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‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Recap: The Brendan, Pieper, and Natasha Story Lives On

Amelia also discusses Tammy’s iconic breakdown before the rose ceremony, Natasha’s date with Dr. Joe, and more

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Norm Macdonald Was an Agent of Comedy Chaos

The comedian, who died Tuesday after a long and private battle with cancer, was a singular talent who always committed to the joke

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Met Gala Reactions, Brad and Bradley at U.S. Open, and Bennifer’s Red Carpet Debut

Plus, Juliet and Amanda talk about Nicki Minaj’s infamous tweet regarding her absence from the Met Gala and offer a huge congratulations to Britney Spears on her engagement

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Kacey Musgraves’s ‘Star-Crossed,’ Baby Keem’s ‘The Melodic Blue,’ and Rap Protégés

‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’ host Rob Harvilla joins Charles and Grace to review ‘Star-Crossed’ before ‘Real Ones’ cohost Logan Murdock hops on the pod to discuss whether Kendrick Lamar’s cousin, Baby Keem, is the next big thing in hip-hop

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The Winners and Losers of the 2021 Met Gala

It wasn’t the first Monday in May, but it was fashion’s biggest night, defined by Kim Kardashian in a mask, Lil Nas X in a C-3PO suit, and Nicki Minaj not showing up at all

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The 2004 Movie Draft

Join Sean, Amanda, and Chris Ryan as they draft movies from a time of anchormen, eternal sunshine, and sequels galore

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‘Dune’ Is an Ambitious Adaptation Without an Ending

Denis Villeneuve’s big-budget attempt to adapt Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic has plenty of highs and some interesting lows, but it’s overshadowed by a looming sequel that may not ever be made

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Andrew Garfield Has Perfected the Irresistible Sleazeball

After shedding the Spider-Man suit, the actor has carved out his own niche playing greasy dirtbags you can’t take your eyes off of

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‘Warrior’ With Bill Simmons and Ryen Russillo

Bill and Ryen rewatch the 2011 sports drama ‘Warrior’ starring Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy, and Joel Edgerton

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The ‘Hawkeye’ Trailer, ‘Y: The Last Man,’ and a Conversation With Lindsey Buckingham

Chris and Andy react to the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and discuss what fans should expect from the latest Marvel series

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The ‘Hawkeye’ Trailer Shows Marvel’s Marksman in the Festive, Fighting Spirit

The first trailer for the MCU’s next streaming series, which is due out in November, ties an action-oriented holiday bow around Marvel’s most famous bow and arrow. Ho, ho, Hawkeye.

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‘Scenes From a Marriage’ Shares a Playbook With ‘Master of None’ Season 3

Both series pay homage to Ingmar Bergman’s 1973 television experiment—though HBO revisits the material as a straight-up remake

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Tarana Burke on ‘Unbound’ and Creating the Me Too Movement

Larry also weighs in on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

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‘What If…?’ Episode 5 Analysis, Marvel Horror, and Zombie Superlatives

How do we want the MCU to scare us?

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The Prestige Dirtbag Movie: A Celebration

Sean and Chris define one of their favorite subgenres and delve into the work of Paul Schrader

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‘Malignant’ Answers the Question: What If ‘Venom’ Were a Giallo Film?

It’s tempting to praise James Wan’s latest film under the notion that movies like this rarely get made anymore, but, uh, when did something like this ever get made?

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The John Mulaney Discourse, Celebrities in Venice, and Kylie’s Official Pregnancy Announcement

Plus, we’re holding on to summer with this week’s Cringe Mode pick, ‘Mamma Mia!’

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The California Recall and Remembering Michael K. Williams 

Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay pay their respects to the ultra-talented Michael K. Williams before reflecting on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

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Breaking Down the Brendan, Pieper, and Natasha Drama From ‘Bachelor in Paradise’

Plus, ‘Big Brother,’ ‘Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,’ and ‘The Circle’

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Kacey Musgraves’s Divorce Album Is a Quiet Eff You

On ‘Star-Crossed,’ the country singer turned pop star doesn’t sound pissed—just tired, ill at ease, and sorry she’s not sorrier

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Remembering Micheal K. Williams, the ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Trailer, and the Problems With ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’

Chris and Andy reflect on the iconic actor’s life before discussing the latest in movies and TV

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Music Copyright in the Age of Forgetting

In the post–"Blurred Lines" legal landscape, artists like Lorde are treading extra carefully when their music ends up sounding similar to someone else’s. But our brains can’t be trusted to notice when we steal an idea—and the problem is likely getting worse.

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‘The Challenge: Spies, Lies, and Allies’ Episode 5 With Kyle Christie

Kyle and Bananas break down the elimination, the Big Brother alliance, and more drama from the latest episode

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Our Top Five Favorite One Direction Songs

Lucy Ford joins Kate to celebrate 10 years of the boy band’s debut single, "What Makes You Beautiful"