Month: August 2020

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for AFI; Kevin Winter/Getty Images for WarnerMedia Netflix is set to release Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, one of Chadwick Boseman’s final films, later this year. Denzel Washington produced the film, but he and Boseman go back a lot further than this project. In 2018, Boseman revealed that Washington helped pay for his
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Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016Getty Images Selena Gomez and BLACKPINK released a new song this week called “Ice Cream,” and Ariana Grande gave Gomez a very appropriate gift to celebrate. Grande, who co-wrote the lyrics along with Gomez, Victoria Monét, Teddy Park, Bekuh BOOM, and producers Tommy Brown and Steve Franks, sent Gomez a giant flower arrangement shaped
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Five years after publishing the final installment in the Neapolitan quartet—the global literary sensation chronicling the friendship of two extraordinary women in four volumes (and later, an HBO/RAI series)—Elena Ferrante is back in Naples with The Lying Life of Adults, a brand-new story that probes the mind of a teenager grappling with facades, fictions, and
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As a lifelong basketball fan, I could not contain my excitement when NBA players reunited in the bubble in Orlando, FL in July. By that point, the COVID-19 pandemic had left the globe riddled with tremendous loss, isolation, and uncertainty. As a country, we were also starting the work of coming to terms with the
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