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Glastonbury 2017: Saturday, starring Jeremy Corbyn – follow it live!

Liam Gallagher, Thundercat – and a certain Labour party leader as warm-up man for Run the Jewels. Share the action with us from Saturday daytime at the festival 12.58pm BST Sad news ahead of Run The Jewels’ set today – Killer...

Bill Maher Offers Support to Activist on ‘Anti-Muslim Extremist’ Watch List

Bill Maher has been called everything from racist to an Islamaphobe for his heated debates over the nature of Islam, but Friday night he found himself on the same side of the issue when counter-extremism expert, Maajid Nawaz,...

5 Lessons Learned From VidCon 2017

You can learn a lot walking around VidCon — the premiere online video conference — and that’s exactly what I’ve done the last three days at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. It’s an in-person opportunity to see the...

Betty Gilpin Says Shows Like ‘GLOW’ Are a ‘Step In The Right Direction’ For Women On Screen

Jessica Chastain’s comments at the Cannes Film Festival have spurred the coals in Hollywood’s conversation about about the need for stronger roles for women. Betty Gilpin, one of the stars in Netflix’s new comedy-drama about...

NY Times Compiles Definitive List of Trump’s Lies… and It’s Longer Than ‘War and Peace’

An opinion piece by the New York Times is making some noise on Twitter and for good reason. The op-ed simply titled “Trump’s Lies” is a comprehensive compilation of the president’s greatest hits since the day he took office —...

Watch This Gorilla Do the ‘Flashdance’ in a Kiddie Pool (Video)

Most people like to spend lazy summer afternoons by the pool. Apparently, the same goes for gorillas — well, for at least one of them. A 14-year-old western lowland gorilla named Zola has become an internet star after a short...

Creators Have Made YouTube Into a 21st Century Lecture Hall

One takeaway from VidCon 2017: YouTube is more than a platform to enjoy mindless cat videos for hours on end — it’s also utilized as a powerful educational tool for millions of people. Several creators have picked up on this...

Lena Dunham and Her Famous Friends Want You to Call Senators and Defend Planned Parenthood (Video)

Numerous A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Jon Hamm and Lena Dunham are defending Planned Parenthood in a new video asking Americans to contact senators and urge them to protect the women’s healthcare organization...

How Sally Ride, Bessie B. Stringfield Inspired Me to Write My First Screenplay (Guest Blog)

Who wants to go first? Everyone sits there quietly. Most of us are intrigued but terrified actually to be the first. Why are so many of us afraid of the unknown and the uncharted? Sally Ride nailed it when she said, “You can’t be...

Glastonbury 2017: Radiohead and Lorde headline Friday evening – live

Sleaford Mods and Dizzee Rascal send out the rhymes, Lorde graces the Other stage and Radiohead are the Pyramid stage headliners for the first big day of Glastonbury 2017. Catch all the action here 7.35pm BST The Pretenders are...

There Are Actually Two Harry Potters, J.K. Rowling Reveals

Since she wrapped up her bestselling series in 2007, author J.K. Rowling has been spending her time expanding the Harry Potter mythos, including the backstories and family histories of certain characters. In her most recent...

Watch ‘Morning Joe’ Scarborough Discuss His Love Song About Mika Brzezinski (Video)

“Morning Joe” namesake Joe Scarborough released an album of original music on Friday, but fans of the MSNBC morning show want to know about the love song he wrote for co-host Mika Brzezinski, who also happens to be his fiancée...

Democratic Official Fired for Saying He’s ‘Glad’ Scalise Was Shot (Video)

Nebraska Democrats removed party official Phil Montag from his job on Thursday after a recording surfaced of him saying he wishes House Majority Whip Steve Scalise died during a recent attack. Earlier this month, a gunman opened...

Hulu Users Lead the Way as Cord-Cutting Accelerates, Study Shows

Hulu’s efforts to replace traditional TV appear to be paying off, with users of the streaming service more likely to cord-cut than Netflix subscribers, according to a new report from M Science, a data-driven research and...

Late-night hosts blast Trumpcare: 'Needless suffering for low and middle-income people'

Comics, including Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers, addressed the long-awaited release of the GOP’s healthcare legislation, which they crafted in secretLate-night hosts took aim at the Senate healthcare bill finally released on...