Freddie Roman, Borscht Belt comic known for roasts, dead at 85

Beloved Borscht Belt comic and actor Freddie Roman, best known for his roasts as part of New York City’s Friars Club and later Comedy Central, died at the age of 85 on Saturday, his family said. Roman suffered a heart attack in Boynton Beach, Florida, his daughter confirmed to Deadline. The comic had spent most … Read more

Wakanda Forever EP Confirms Namor Won’t Get a Solo Story

Image: Marvel Studios Before Black Panther: Wakanda Forever released in theaters and became a juggernaut in the way most Marvel movies do, there was plenty of anticipation to see how the film would handle Namor the Sub Mariner. Now that the film has come out, the character’s received a new surge of attention thanks to … Read more

Martin Scorsese finally confirms he made Tumblr mafia movie ‘Goncharov’

Martin Scorsese, the king of comedy. Years ago, a Tumblr user posted a photo of a “knock off” shoe purchased online, with an odd label that read, “The greatest mafia movie ever made. Martin Scorsese presents Goncharov. Domenico Proccacci production. A film by Matteo JWHJ0715. About the Naples Mafia.” Scorsese has directed other mafia films, … Read more

Justin Trudeau appears on ‘Canada’s Drag Race’ spinoff: ‘Build a resilient society’ – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an appearance on Friday’s episode of “Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs. the World” to offer the contestants words of inspiration before the main challenge. Trudeau is touted as being the first world leader to visit the competition series founded by RuPaul. Read more: Justin Trudeau to become 1st world leader … Read more

Mariah Carey performs at the Macy’s Parade — and the Internet’s reaction is hilarious

The self-anointed “Queen of Christmas” Mariah Carey performed at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, and the Internet is having a field day with her show. Donning a massive pink dress with an umbrella, Mariah sang her iconic tune “All I Want for Christmas” while flanked by dancers. As usual, Mariah stood still during … Read more

High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century, packed streets as a procession of giant inflatables and floats streamed for more than 40 … Read more

Vancouver’s newly minted Michelin stars enjoying the recognition with no reservations

By William Johnson The day after being awarded a Michelin star, the team at Barbara Restaurant had almost no time to celebrate. For the first time ever, they were 100 per cent booked for their Friday service. There was serious work to be done. And even after they navigated that evening, there would be no … Read more

Commentary: Vancouver’s choice to adopt a contentious anti-semitism definition should worry us all

By Rachel Tetrault The first time I really understood what it meant to be Jewish was when I was 14 years old. I was preparing for my bat mitzvah, where I was to give a speech about what Judaism represented to me in front of all of my family and friends. Before this moment I … Read more

Jake Gyllenhaal seems genuinely shocked to learn Dennis Quaid has played his dad before

Look, do you remember every time you’ve touched Dennis Quaid?photo: Koichi Kamoshida (Getty Images) Jake Gyllenhaal seems to have been genuinely shocked during a recent Yahoo! Entertainment junket interview for Disney’s new animated film Strange World—in which actor Dennis Quaid voices his father—to learn that it’s not the first time he and Quaid have shared … Read more

Ice Cube still very mad about that movie he lost because he wouldn’t get the COVID vaccine

Ice Cubephoto: Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images for BIG3 Ice Cube would like you to know that he’s still very angry about the COVID vaccine (that nobody actually required him to get)venting on a recent podcast interview that his refusal to get “the jab”—that is, a vaccine show to prevent infection from a virus that killed millions … Read more