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Swift leads Jingle Ball full of hardheaded women and nice guys

It was the New York City rollout for the new image — grown-up and nearly invulnerable — that goes with Swift’s latest pop blockbuster, “Reputation,” which sold more than 1 million copies in its first week of release in late November. She headlinedZ100’s annual Jingle Ball, a marathon of pop hitmakers, at Madison Square Garden. At this time of year, even the biggest stars pay obeisance to the “contemporary hit radio” stations that are still a gateway to mass attention. Read More

Los Angeles subway construction unearths fossil trove

Since work on the Los Angeles subway extension began in 2014, fossilized remains have routinely turned up from creatures that roamed the grasslands and forests that covered the region during the last Ice Age, about 10,000 years ago. Read More

Comedian Hannibal Buress arrested on intoxication charge

Updated on  December 11, 2017 at 6:20 am
A Florida newspaper reports that comedian Hannibal Buress was arrested on a disorderly intoxication charge after an encounter with a police officer. Read More

Early praise for ‘The Last Jedi’ after elaborate premiere

There were cheers, gasps, droid photo opportunities, casino games and more than a few standing ovations at the jam-packed world premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Saturday night in Los Angeles, which many are already praising online. Read More

Fonda uses 80th birthday to help others raise funds

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 8:01 pm
An 80th birthday celebration called “Eight Decades of Jane” will be held on Saturday with hopes of raising at least $1 million for Jane Fonda’s nonprofit organization, the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, which has sought to prevent teen pregnancy and improve adolescent health since it was founded in 1995. Read More

Monae explores surveillance in 1st art exhibit

Janelle Monae is exploring the intersection between technology and surveillance in a new art installation she created in partnership with the women’s website Refinery 29. Read More

HBO renews ‘Big Little Lies’ for second season

HBO has announced that its smash hit limited series will get a second season with seven episodes. When the network began airing “Big Little Lies” in February, it was expected to be a one-and-done. Read More

‘Last Jedi’ cast reveals tidbits about next ‘Star Wars’ film

There are times when a lot can be said without saying anything. Add that to the tiny tidbits revealed and there are a few things that are known about “The Last Jedi.” Don’t worry. None of this information is big enough to fall under the header of being a spoiler. Read More

New Jersey whacks ‘Sopranos’ strip club

A New Jersey strip club that served as a favorite hangout for fictional mobsters in HBO’s “The Sopranos” has been ordered to shut down as authorities investigate possible real-life crimes. Read More

Peele to reboot ‘Twilight Zone’ for CBS All Access

“The Twilight Zone,” the show that captivated audiences in the early 1960s and beyond with its time-and-space-bending plots, will return to (streaming) television in a reboot helmed by Jordan Peele. Read More

Lawsuit cooked up over New Jersey home baked goods ban

Home bakers in New Jersey say their brownies and muffins are perfectly safe and they should be able to sell them, according to a lawsuit seeking to strike down the country’s only ban on the sale of homemade baked goods. Read More

College student brings Hollywood stars to tears at breakfast

It wasn’t Angelina Jolie or Jennifer Lawrence who got the most rousing applause at the Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment breakfast on Wednesday. It was a college freshman named Carla Arellano. The Loyola Marymount University student received a standing ovation and brought a room of Hollywood heavyweights to tears as she accepted a full-ride scholarship from “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot. Read More

Tambor says he hasn’t actually quit ‘Transparent’

“Transparent” star Jeffery Tambor hasn’t left the role of Maura Pfefferman — at least, not yet, despite telling the world he could not see himself returning to set amid sexual harassment allegations. Read More

Beyonce presents Kaepernick with SI’s Muhammad Ali Award

Updated on  December 5, 2017 at 8:57 pm
Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award tonight, and Kaepernick promised that “with or without the NFL’s platform, I will continue to work for the people.” Read More