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Sylvain Sylvain, New York Dolls guitarist, dead at 69

Sylvain Sylvain, New York Dolls guitarist, dead at 69

Sylvain Sylvain, guitarist of the influential American punk glam rock band New York Dolls, has died of cancer at the age of 69, according to a statement posted on his Facebook page. Sylvain, real name Sylvain Mizrahi, died on Wednesday after fighting the disease for two and a half years, according to the post, which…

Patrick Dempsey spills details on ‘Enchanted’ sequel

Patrick Dempsey spills details on ‘Enchanted’ sequel

Patrick Dempsey is gearing up for the “Enchanted” sequel. The actor spoke about the upcoming film, “Disenchanted,” during an appearance on “Good Morning America.” “I just got this script for the second movie and then I’m starting to go through and get notes together,” he said. “There’s talk that we’ll start shooting that in the…

‘American Skin’ explores race, policing and loss through a provocative lens

‘American Skin’ explores race, policing and loss through a provocative lens

“American Skin” touches on raw nerves in the midst of a chaotic historical moment, which is ultimately the whole point. Following his 2016 feature debut “The Birth of a Nation,” writer-director-star Nate Parker seeks to bore into the issues surrounding policing and Black America, through a provocative but flawed dramatic vehicle that strains against its…

‘WandaVision’ flexes some different muscles as Marvel adds its power to Disney+

‘WandaVision’ flexes some different muscles as Marvel adds its power to Disney+

Marvel flexes different muscles with “WandaVision,” leveraging major assets while stretching its creative formula in this first series for Disney+. The result wields more of a scalpel than a hammer, wryly celebrating the history of television while slowly, very slowly, pulling the viewer into an enticing “The Twilight Zone”-esque mystery. The first three episodes of…

‘The Masked Dancer’ reveals the identity of the Moth

‘The Masked Dancer’ reveals the identity of the Moth

“The Masked Dancer” has revealed the identity of the Moth. During Wednesday night’s episode, the Zebra, the Moth, the Cotton Candy and the Sloth remained in Group B. Judges Ken Jeong, Brian Austin Green, Paula Abdul, Ashley Tisdale and Cheryl Hines did their best to try to figure out the identities of these masked performers.…

Siegfried Fischbacher, illusionist of Siegfried & Roy, dead at 81

Siegfried Fischbacher, illusionist of Siegfried & Roy, dead at 81

Siegfried Fischbacher, an illusionist known for working with exotic cats as one half of Siegfried & Roy, has died from pancreatic cancer, according to his publicist Dave Kirvin. He was 81. Fischbacher’s longtime professional partner and friend, Roy Horn, died in May from complications caused by Covid-19 at the age of 75. The pair rose…

Riz Ahmed reveals he quietly got married months ago

Riz Ahmed reveals he quietly got married months ago

Congratulations to the newlywed Riz Ahmed! During a conversation in Monday’s episode of the “Grounded with Louis Theroux” podcast, Ahmed revealed he recently got married. Ahmed, who is from England, said he is staying in California, he said, because his “wife’s family” is nearby. Like all of us, Theroux said he didn’t know Ahmed was…

Post Malone is donating 10,000 of his sold out Crocs to frontline workers

Post Malone is donating 10,000 of his sold out Crocs to frontline workers

Frontline workers across the country are getting their hands on some Crocs many others cannot. Musicians on Call, an organization which brings live and recorded music to the bedside of patients in health care facilities, has announced that Grammy-nominated artist Post Malone is gifting 10,000 pairs of his sold out Duet Max Clog II Crocs…

A Dolly Parton statue may be erected at the Tennessee Capitol

A Dolly Parton statue may be erected at the Tennessee Capitol

Dolly Parton may be the quintessential Tennessean. Born and raised in the Smoky Mountains, she’s waxed poetic about her “Tennessee mountain home” in her recordings. She donated $1 million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center that helped develop a coronavirus vaccine. The state’s equivalent of Disney World even bears her name. It’s fitting, then, that she…