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Netflix Sues ‘Bridgerton The Musical’ Creators For Infringement, Seeks Halt to Live Stagings

Netflix Sues ‘Bridgerton The Musical’ Creators For Infringement, Seeks Halt to Live Stagings

The Grammy-winning team behind an unofficial Bridgerton musical is being sued by Netflix in Washington, DC US District Court for infringement. Songwriting duo Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear were the minds behind the popular adaptation of the hit television series. They staged a live concert of “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical Album Live in Concert” at …

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Surface Premiere Recap: An Alleged Suicide Attempt Wipes a Woman’s Memory — Grade It!

What would life look like if your memory was deleted and you couldn’t trust anyone? Such is the premise of the new Apple TV+ thriller Surface, which finds a woman named Sophie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) waking up from an attempted suicide (or so she’s told) without any memory of her life before. Having survived a nasty …

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‘Renaissance’: Meet Nova Wav, the Songwriting and Producing Duo Behind Half of Beyoncé’s New Album

‘Renaissance’: Meet Nova Wav, the Songwriting and Producing Duo Behind Half of Beyoncé’s New Album

Two years ago, songwriting and producing duo Nova Wav first chatted with Beyoncé over pizza about what would become her seventh full-length album: “Renaissance.” Released on Friday, the 16-track record is filled to the brim with infectious, danceable tracks, and Nova Wav — made up of Brittany “Chi” Coney and Denisia “Blu June” Andrews — are …

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Despite having paid out $14.6million in 'unrecorded expenses' amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations, Vince McMahon is leaving his beloved WWE with a lot left in his wallet

WWE’s Vince McMahon retired from the company with $3 BILLION and STILL holds voting control

Vince McMahon has retired from WWE with $3.4 billion in his pocket – and still holds voting control, despite paying out $14.6 million over sexual assault allegations.   McMahon, 77, still has voting control of the wrestling behemoth and the riches he’s made from it has left him a multi-billionaire according to Bloomberg. Daughter Stephanie McMahon …

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Lollapalooza Day 2: Fans crush on Dua Lipa, concertgoers say they hope festival stays in Chicago

Lollapalooza Day 2: Fans crush on Dua Lipa, concertgoers say they hope festival stays in Chicago

The second day of Lollapalooza opened with questions swirling outside the Grant Park gates about the music festival’s future in Chicago, and about contract talks between Texas-based producer C3 Presents and the city. Inside, the focus was on the experience and the music. Headliners Friday were Machine Gun Kelly, Bob Moses, Rezz and Dua Lipa. …

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In crime comedy "Vengeance," B.J. Novak dares to mess with Texas while also skewering all the rest

In crime comedy “Vengeance,” B.J. Novak dares to mess with Texas while also skewering all the rest

Mark Twain’s quote, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story,” comes to mind watching “Vengeance,” B.J. Novak’s terrific feature directorial debut about a New York writer who inexplicably gets involved in a murder investigation in West Texas. Ben Manalowitz (Novak) is a know-it-all Brooklyn hipster who overuses the phrase “100 …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season-Finale Recap: No Contest

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season-Finale Recap: No Contest

Photo: RuPaul’s Drag Race/YouTube We did it. We made it to the end of this herstoric, surprising, and wicked-fun season of All Stars, and crowned an extremely deserving victor in the process. Nominally, this episode is pitched as a tournament: a lip-sync smackdown that will determine once and for all who will become the Queen …

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend reading, listening and viewing

What’s making us happy: A guide to your weekend reading, listening and viewing

Screenshot from gameplay of Stray. BlueTwelve Studio/ Annapurna Interactive hide caption toggle caption BlueTwelve Studio/ Annapurna Interactive Screenshot from gameplay of Stray. BlueTwelve Studio/ Annapurna Interactive This week, the U.K. announced it will host Eurovision 2023, Jeopardy! signed its new official co-hosts, and Beyoncé dropped Renaissance. Here’s what the NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour crew …

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