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Kevin Fallon

‘Grace and Frankie’ Is Still One of Netflix’s Best Shows

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This week: 

My favorite show on television is Grace and Frankie. 

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Pour One Out For These SAG Awards Couples Who Aren't Together Anymore

As we approach the 2020 SAG Awards, let's take a moment and remember some of the most popular Hollywood couples Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are...

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Scarlett Johansson's Best Red Carpet Looks Prove She's Not Afraid to Take a Risk

Scarlett Johansson might be buzzing over Marriage Story, but we're swooning over her fashion story. The 35-year-old actress has been in the public eye since she was a child, and...

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Then and Now: See the 2020 SAG Nominees' First Red Carpets

Hollywood's A-list stars are getting ready to hit the red carpet at the 2020 SAG Awards this weekend! On Sunday night, celebs will head to the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los...

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Why Nikki Bella Saved Her Last Dance For Artem Chigvintsev

So I guess we've cleared up that whole is he her boyfriend thing. Because as hesitant as Nikki Bella was to initially define her romantic entanglement with former Dancing With the...

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The Day Bieber Fever Caught Fire: Justin Bieber's "Baby" Turns 10

Usher knew. An ambitious promoter named Scooter Braun knew. But the world didn't know. Not yet. In 2008, Braun by chance stumbled across a video on YouTube, shot in 2007, of a tween...

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Olivia Messer

The Bizarre Fight Over a Wealthy Biochemist’s Frozen Head Keeps Getting Weirder

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A fraught, multi-million-dollar legal battle over the frozen head of a now-deceased biochemist escalated into fraud claims this week, after four years of wild allegations that at one point involved talk of a wax dummy head and an alleged hidden will.

Let’s start from the beginning. 

Until his death, Dr. Laurence Pilgeram, a biochemist and medical school professor, was a longtime proponent of the Arizona-based Alcor Life Extension Foundation’s cryonics program. The company claims it...

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Alaina Demopoulos

‘Toxic Beauty’ Reveals the Hidden Poisons in Cosmetics—and the Legal Battles to Expose Them

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“We ladies have to take care of ourselves,” says a soft voiceover in an opening scene of Toxic Beauty, Phyllis Ellis’ documentary on the dangers of unregulated personal care products.

The words come from Jacqueline Fox. The 62-year-old woman from Birmingham, Alabama, died in 2015 from ovarian cancer, which she believed had been caused by her decades-long use of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder. 

The film, currently playing select...

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Benjamin Kemper

You Can Now See the Hidden Treasures of Madrid’s Secret Palace

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In the bustling center of Madrid, two blocks from Plaza de España and the Gran Vía thoroughfare, there’s a French-style mansion called Liria Palace that contains the finest private art collection in Spain. Its silk walls drip with Goyas, Velázquezes, and Titians, and its library guards a first-edition Don Quixote and the handwritten diaries of Christopher Columbus. Yet you could visit Madrid a dozen times and never hear so much as a murmur about...

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Jillian Lucas

The Best MLK Mattress Sales to Shop Right Now

The beginning of the year is one of the best times to purchase a new mattress. Not only are you starting the year off with a better bed, but you’ll be getting a great deal. MLK Day is bringing huge discounts on mattresses from Scouted-favorite brands like Leesa, Brooklyn Bedding, and more. 

Brooklyn Bedding: Take 25% off sitewide with the code MLK25. This sitewide sale is for everything from mattresses to pillows. The best-selling Hybrid Bloom is a Scouted favorite, as is the Luxury...

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Shan Wu

Why White-Collar Sex Creeps Keep Getting VIP Treatment From Manhattan Prosecutors

The allegations made by Evelyn Yang, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, and multiple other women against New York City doctor Robert Hadden raise troubling questions about how white-collar sexual assault defendants like him, Harvey Weinstein and Jeffrey Epstein have appeared to receive favorable treatment at the expense of their victims in Manhattan. 

District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s office had an overwhelming case against the ob/gyn doctor, after 18 of his patients...

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Hanna Trudo

The Gaping Hole in Senator Amy Klobuchar’s Electability Argument

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In the final stretch of the Iowa campaign season, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has settled on amplifying her winning track record as her closing pitch to the state’s Democratic caucus-goers. In speeches and conversations with voters, she turns her past electoral successes into a series of perfectly polished, potentially persuasive speaking moments as often as possible. 

Tuesday night’s Democratic debate in Des Moines, the last chance for six presidential candidates...

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William O’Connor

The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries: Wiblingen and Schussenried Abbeys

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It is one of the most dramatic about faces in architectural history. Mention German architecture and design today and images of clean lines and functional, not to say sterile, interiors come to mind. Yet somehow people we now associate with industrious and sober attitudes also produced the world’s most flamboyant examples of one of its most flamboyant architectural styles—Rococo, which flourished in Europe in the mid-18th century.

The countries of Central Europe as a whole are...

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Kaiser Health News

DIY Teeth-Straightening Leaves Dentists and Some Consumers Frowning

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By Julie Appleby and Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News

Though Anna Rosemond, now 33, had braces when she was young, a couple of years ago she noticed her teeth were again starting to crowd. So when she saw a Groupon deal for SmileDirectClub, she jumped on it.

“I thought, ‘This looks like a really cool way to do braces,’” said Rosemond, who made her own teeth impressions with putty and used a “smile stretcher”—a device that pulls...

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Elizabeth Hunt Brockway

Andy Blank’s Hero Is Andy Warhol. Can He Match His Artistic Success?

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Meet Andy Blank. Or, I should say, a man who publicly goes by the name Andy Blank, but keeps his real identity secret. (We’ll call him Andy here.)

“It’s not really a person… but it also is,” half explained Andy of himself. “It's a company with the name of an artist.”

Blank is directly inspired by another famous Andy—Warhol—although his business model is very much of 2019.

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TMZ Staff

P.K. Subban on Lindsey Vonn Proposing, A Lot Of Dudes Want Mangagement Rings!

PK Subban says more women should follow Lindsey Vonn's lead and take a knee for their mans ... telling TMZ Sports a lot of dudes wanna get proposed to!!! Remember, PK originally proposed to his Olympic ski star lady back in August ... and then LV…

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Guns N' Roses Ex-Guitarist DJ Ashba Cuts Plea Deal in DUI Case

The guy who followed Slash as Guns N' Roses' lead guitarist is THIS close to putting his DUI case in the rear view mirror ... after cutting a plea deal. DJ Ashba -- member of GNR from 2009 to 2015 -- pled guilty to 1 count of DUI ... this according…

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TMZ Staff

Shawn Stockman Applauds Smokepurpp Scrapping Kanye West Track

Shawn Stockman says Smokepurpp is doing the admirable, and rare thing, in show biz -- putting money last to honor Kanye West's desire to keep his music strictly Christian. First, the backstory ... Smokepurpp and Kanye collaborated on a track dubbed…

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TMZ Staff

Kamaru Usman To Conor McGregor, I'll Humble You Worse Than Khabib

Kamaru Usman says he'll whoop Conor's ass worse than Khabib ... and the beating will be so bad, McGregor might never fight again. The beef heated up earlier this week at UFC 246 media event when "The Notorious" took aim at the welterweight champ,…

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TMZ Staff

Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge

The Royal s**t show is now on 2 continents with no easy resolution and there's more trouble for R. Kelly now that one of his GFs is out of the fold. So, we gotta ask ...

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