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Stephen Colbert’s dog Benny is the new star of the ‘Late Show’

Stephen Colbert’s dog Benny is the new star of the ‘Late Show’

Stephen Colbert had a co-host for his latest “Late Show” monologue — his adorable dog, Benny. After talking about the coronavirus outbreak for a bit, Colbert mentioned a woman who had trained her dog to deliver groceries to a neighbor in need and decided to give it a try with his own furry friend. Telling…MORE

Joe Exotic’s husband Dillon Passage supports him

Joe Exotic’s husband Dillon Passage supports him

Dillon Passage says he’s staying loyal to his husband. Passage, 24, is married to 57-year-old Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, aka Joe Exotic, aka Tiger King, who is the subject of the hit Netflix docuseries “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.” Maldonado-Passage is currently serving 22 years in prison after he was sentenced in January on multiple…MORE

‘Slay the Dragon’ connects the dots on the political battle over gerrymandering

‘Slay the Dragon’ connects the dots on the political battle over gerrymandering

“Slay the Dragon” does an extraordinarily good job of taking a complex issue and connecting the dots, which seems particularly appropriate for a documentary about gerrymandering. Well timed to the current election season — especially after voting issues that beset recent primaries — it’s an overtly partisan film that admirably illustrates how an arcane term…MORE

Latest Kobe Bryant book release announced by his wife

Vanessa Bryant has announced a new book created by her late husband. Kobe Bryant, who died along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others in a helicopter crash in January in Calabasas, California, had conceived a young adult fantasy series. His wife recently announced on her verified Instagram account that the second book,…MORE

Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne singer, dead at 52 from Covid-19

Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne singer, dead at 52 from Covid-19

Adam Schlesinger, the co-founder of pop-rock band Fountains of Wayne and an Oscar-nominated songwriter, has died from complications related to coronavirus. He was 52. “As many of you are aware, Adam had been hospitalized with Covid-19 and although he had been making some small improvements over the last few days, Adam’s condition was critical and…MORE

Dolly Parton donates $1 million toward coronavirus research

Dolly Parton donates $1 million toward coronavirus research

Dolly Parton, no one can hold a candle to you. The legendary performer on Wednesday announced she was making a $1 million donation to Vanderbilt University’s coronavirus research. “My longtime friend Dr. Naji Abumrad, who’s been involved in research at Vanderbilt for many years, informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards research…MORE

‘Tiger King’: ‘Doc’ Antle and Jeff Lowe speak out against docuseries

‘Tiger King’: ‘Doc’ Antle and Jeff Lowe speak out against docuseries

Bhagavan “Doc” Antle doesn’t think people should take “Tiger King” very seriously. The founder of The Institute for Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.) appears in the hit Netflix docuseries and has not been happy about his portrayal. He told The Media Exchange that it’s “not a documentary.” “This is a salacious, outrageous ride through…MORE

Drake, The Weeknd and J. Cole called an 11-year-old boy dying of cancer

Drake, The Weeknd and J. Cole called an 11-year-old boy dying of cancer

The family of an 11-year-old who battled cancer are thanking three of his favorite artists for calling him during his final days with the disease. Michael Watson II posted to Instagram this week a video of his cousin Elijah receiving video calls from singer The Weeknd and rapper J. Cole. “Over the past 3 years,…MORE

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