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Everything We Know About ‘Joker 2’ So Far

The clown prince of crime is set to make his return to the big screen — and it’s sounding weirder and weirder the more we hear about it.…

The Best Marilyn Monroe Books to Read Before Seeing ‘Blonde’ This Fall

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. Since Marilyn Monroe’s death, there has been…

Issa Rae on the Happy Shock of ‘Insecure’ Emmy Nods and Building the Hoorae Brand: ‘I Want to Have an Ecosystem’

On July 12, Issa Rae was in the middle of a meeting, largely unaware that Emmy nominations were being announced. Then she received a text from “A Black…

Kilian Riedhof Dives into the Underworld of Grief With ‘You Will Not Have My Hate’

In Christoph Willibald Gluck’s opera “Orpheus and Eurydice,” Orpheus must travel to the underworld to reunite with his dead wife, Eurydice. To do so, he must placate the…

Human hair found in book from 1800s: Keepsake or ‘serial killer’ evidence?

While some TikTok conspiracy theorists warned her to “CALL THE COPS” — others offered up more reasonable history lessons.

Woodstock ’99 documentary: Riots, arson, abuse and the ‘best’ time of their lives

The three-part Netflix docuseries, “Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99,” premiering Aug. 3, looks at how the music festival devolved into anarchy.

One of Taylor Hawkins’ Last Drumming Performances Can Be Heard on King Princess’s ‘Let Us Die’: How the Collab Came to Be

King Princess’s sophomore album “Hold On, Baby” closes with the ’90s rock-inspired “Let Us Die” — a four-minute track that features some of the last bits of drumming…

Zoe Saldaña Pays Tribute to Nichelle Nichols: ‘A True Star’

A day after the death of “Star Trek” star Nichelle Nichols, fellow Lieutenant Uhura performer Zoe Saldaña penned a tribute to the pioneering actor. From 1966 to 1969,…

Selena Quintanilla Estate Shares New Version of ‘Como Te Quiero Yo a Ti,’ Reveals Posthumous Album Release Date

Nearly three decades ago, Selena Quintanilla’s life was tragically ended just as her success in the American mainstream was beginning to ignite. Now, 27 years later, the Quintanilla…

‘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…

The Best Budget Gaming Laptops to Buy in 2022

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. There is one constant truth when it…

Venice Chief Alberto Barbera Talks Missing Out on Steven Spielberg’s ‘Fabelmans’ and Winning Over A24

Venice artistic director Alberto Barbera is smiling and looking relaxed after unveiling the festival’s strongest lineup in recent memory, a rich mix of hotly anticipated pics from the…