Len Goodman, stalwart judge on ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ dies at 78

The British ballroom dancer became known to millions of American television viewers for his cockney-inflected one-liners.

By Emily LangerApril 24, 2023

Adams Morgan’s beloved Amsterdam Falafelshop is closing for good

Amsterdam Falafelshop founders Scott and Arianne Bennett taught Washingtonians that there was a better way to snack after late-night partying.

By Tim CarmanApril 24, 2023

Rico Nasty gets rowdy at exhilarating hometown show

The D.C.-area rapper leaned on her most rambunctious material to stir the crowd into a frenzy at Fillmore Silver Spring.

By Chris KellyApril 24, 2023

Matthew Perry says changes are coming to his memoir after Keanu Reeves comments

Actor Matthew Perry said at an event over the weekend that future editions of his memoir will remove a specific section about Keanu Reeves.

By Herb ScribnerApril 24, 2023

Frank Ocean doesn’t want to be here anymore

Frank Ocean bailed on Coachella's second weekend. He joins a growing list of artists from his generation who would seemingly rather be anywhere than on stage.

By Chris RichardsApril 24, 2023

From the wires

Actor Danny Masterson drugged, raped women, prosecutor says

A Los Angeles prosecutor told jurors that actor Danny Masterson drugged three women before raping them

By Andrew Dalton | APApril 24, 2023

Comedian Richard Lewis reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Comedian Richard Lewis is retiring from stand-up following four surgeries and a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease

By Associated PressApril 24, 2023

'Dancing With the Stars' judge Len Goodman dies at 78

Len Goodman, an urbane long-serving judge on “Dancing with the Stars” and “Strictly Come Dancing,” has died aged 78

By Jill Lawless | APApril 24, 2023

The 65 newest TV shows and movies to stream right now

What’s available on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Prime Video and more in April.

By Michael O'Sullivan, Olivia McCormack, Bethonie Butler, Travis M. Andrews, Amy Hitt, Fritz Hahn, Sonia Rao, Lili Loofbourow, David Betancourt and Pat PaduaApril 24, 2023

Jodie Comer comes to Broadway and turns the heat up full blast

“Killing Eve's” Jodie Comer delivers a Broadway solo turn for the ages, in “Prima Facie,” Suzie Miller’s monodrama about sexual assault

By Peter MarksApril 23, 2023

‘Rust’ charges dropped against Alec Baldwin, attorneys confirm

The actor had been charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter after the fatal shooting on the set of "Rust."

By Herb ScribnerApril 23, 2023

‘Happy Place’ shows that Emily Henry is still queen of romance

‘Happy Place’ by Emily Henry delivers the kind of satisfying love story her readers have come to expect.

By Annie BerkeApril 23, 2023

Barry Humphries, performer who embodied Dame Edna, dies at 89

Dame Edna began as a satire about suburbia and evolved into a global goddess of bling and irreverence.

By Brian MurphyApril 22, 2023

‘Beef’ stars defend actor David Choe over sexual assault story

The stars and creator of the Netflix hit 'Beef' say actor David Choe has 'put in the work' since bragging he assaulted a masseuse, then claiming he made the story up.

By Avi SelkApril 22, 2023

Ali Sethi is at Coachella, and everywhere else. And he’s not done yet.

He's queer. He's Pakistani. He's performing at Coachella and in your Spotify mix. And like his hit song, "Pasoori," Sethi is more than the sum of his influences.

By Niha MasihApril 22, 2023

The innocence of Judy Blume

A Gen X mom and Gen Z daughter read "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret?" to get ready for the movie.

By Nora KrugApril 22, 2023

Camera in hand, Linda McCartney revealed life well beyond the Beatles

A special exhibit of the accomplished photographer's work runs through early August in Tucson, where she had roots and often retreated with her family.

By Karen PetersonApril 22, 2023

Fear sells. This week we saw the cost.

New movies, targeted lies and random shootings raise questions about what we should really be dreading

By Ann HornadayApril 22, 2023

Why BuzzFeed joined Gawker in the internet news graveyard

Ben Smith's "Traffic," about the early battle for supremacy between BuzzFeed and Gawker, sheds fresh light on the fate of digital news companies.

By Max ReadApril 21, 2023

Elon Musk gifts a blue check mark to celebrities who don’t want one

After purging most blue check marks from Twitter, Elon Musk gave badges to a few celebrities such as Stephen King — who doesn't seem to want it.

By Samantha Chery and Avi SelkApril 21, 2023

The best movies of 2023 so far

“Somewhere in Queens,” “Showing Up,” “Air,” “John Wick: Chapter 4,” “Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant," “Creed III” and “A Thousand and One” all make our evolving critics’ list of 2023’s best films

By Ann Hornaday, Michael O'Sullivan, Thomas Floyd and Mark JenkinsApril 21, 2023

What to watch with your kids: ‘Chevalier’ and more

Common Sense Media's guide to this week's family movies and TV shows.

April 21, 2023

Dennis Lehane’s masterful new novel revisits the terrain of ‘Mystic River’

In ‘Small Mercies,’ Dennis Lehane takes readers back to racially tense Boston in the 70s, where a fearless mother searches for her missing daughter

By Dennis DrabelleApril 21, 2023