Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book

And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is currently embroiled in a legal battle for an alleged pattern of…

The Spice Girls are finally getting the animated film they were made for

Per The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Animation has revealed a film slate that includes the long-rumored Spice Girls film, which is currently in early development. As of now, all five members - Melanie “Scary” Brown, Emma “Baby” Bunton, Melanie “Sporty” Chisholm, Geri “Ginger” Halliwell, and Victoria “Posh” Beckham -…

Steven Spielberg is creating a horror series that you can only watch at night, like a monster

Steven Spielberg’s next foray into the horror genre, Spielberg After Dark, is literally only fit for nightfall. Per The Hollywood Reporter, his next creepy project will be a series for Jeffrey Katzenberg’s forthcoming short-form video mobile service Quibi. Spielberg is currently writing it (though he confirms that a…

The third season of Claws continues to hit the jackpot in all its ridiculous splendor

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At the heart of its cavalcade of pills, acetone, and swamp-logged intrigue, TNT’s Claws is a story about nail artisan-in-charge Desna Simms (Niecy Nash) and her evolving morality. Last season demonstrated a notable shift in Desna’s motives for her criminal behavior: What were once choices made out of necessity were…

Mitski announces "last show indefinitely," takes on new job of reminding people what "indefinitely" means

For years indie singer-songwriter Mitski has engaged in a whirlwind of touring, albums, and gorgeous music videos with very little rest in between. So it would make sense that one might want to take a breather after such a long grind, which is exactly what Mitski plans to do after her last show in September. Mitski…

Taraji P. Henson and Ellen Pompeo get very real about the pay gap and toxic work environments

Recently veteran actresses Taraji P. Henson and Ellen Pompeo had a conversation for Variety’s Actors On Actors series, and neither woman pulled any punches when it came to the subject of negotiating fair pay. Henson opened up about her struggle to secure high-paying jobs, which resulted in her seizing “every…