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Justin Simien masterfully adapts — and updates — his 2014 film into a TV series.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 | Leah Remini reunites with her “King of Queens” co-star on “Kevin Can Wait”

Highlights from Hasan Minhaj's correspondents' dinner speech

Here are the highlights from "Daily Show" comedian Hasan Minhaj's speech at the 2017 White House correspondents' dinner.

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‘Orange is the New Black’ star on hacking claims

"Orange is the New Black" actress Alysia Reiner comments on a hacker claiming to have illegally released the first ten episodes of the upcoming new season after Netflix failed to pay ransom. The hacker calls himself “The Dark Overlord.”

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Eminem lawsuit against New Zealand political party begins

They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” as a copyright trial involving the country’s ruling political party began Monday.

Hundreds brave LA heat in hope of getting ‘Hamilton’ tickets

Theater fans braved blazing temperatures as they lined up on Hollywood Boulevard in the hopes of snagging tickets for the Los Angeles run of the Broadway smash “Hamilton.”

Cedar Point, Knott’s Berry Farm adds metal detectors

Amusement park visitors to the “Roller Coaster Capital of the World” can expect slightly longer wait times to pass through new metal detectors.

Is a Caucasian Madame Butterfly evidence of cultural appropriation?

The Fyre Festival was supposed to be a star studded luxury event in the Bahamas. Here's how it went very wrong.

Company premiere of intricate “Seven Sonatas” tests the dancers.

Weekend of April 29-30, 2017| “American Crime” ends its third season on ABC.

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One of Turkey’s most important writers is now available in the U.S. for the first time.

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Mankoff was the magazine's cartoon editor for two decades. This comic spotlights his contributions.

President Trump is closing in on the first 100 days of his presidency. Late-night comedians Trevor Noah, Seth Meyers and others check in with how he's been doing.

Amazon’s dramedy charmed us with its snarky, messy romance. Now comes the hard part.

A compassionate depiction of a silence-haunted marriage.

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An ambush near Baghdad early in the 2003 invasion tests three different narrators.

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Justin Simien masterfully adapts — and updates — his 2014 film into a TV series.

A new Netflix movie leads a trend of films that use performance to get to a deeper truth.

Enid A. Haupt Garden “one of few and great places where one can stop and relax.”

Mankoff has published more than 800 “timely and timeless” cartoons in the magazine over four decades.”

Blair Murphy’s “Footprint aka the Lansburgh’s Notebook” provides a portrait of the past.

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Why we see only four or five of the Bard’s plays, over and over.

John Winters’s new biography captures a personality more anxious and self-doubting than previous biographers have revealed.

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