The 5 Best New TV Shows of July 2023

As Barbenheimer rocks the box office, and Hollywood actors and writers hit the picket line, TV’s summertime slump is in full effect. July 2023 saw the return of comedy favorites like What We Do in the Shadows, This Fool, Minx (which jumped from Max to Starz), and, for its final season, How To With John Wilson. Justified and Project Greenlight Read more

The Inspiration Behind ‘May December’

If the scandalous origin story of the couple at the center of Todd Haynes’ disarming black comedy May December seems familiar, that’s because it bears more than a few similarities to the Mary Kay Letourneau case from the 1990s. While the movie, which releases in theaters on Nov. 17 and is set to stream on Netflix starting on Dec. 1, is fictional, it appears to be inspi…

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The Pale Blue Eye Is a Chilly Murder Mystery

Sometimes, in the winter, you just want a little hygge, that sense of cozy well-being signified by balsam-scented candles, puffy coverlets, and lumpy sock knitting. For your other, darker moods, there’s Scott Cooper’s The Pale Blue Eye, a chilly murder mystery set at West Point in 1830 in which a taciturn local detective, Christian Bale’s Augustus Landor, e…

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‘Daisy Jones & the Six’ Is Embarrassing

Ask ChatGPT to “write a fictionalized biography of Fleetwood Mac in the style of an oral history,” and the bot will respond with a flurry of hilariously realistic clichés about the “wild ride” that is rock stardom. “We were making records that people really connected with,” says one imagined band member. “It was a wonderful feeling.” Anothe…

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TIME100 Next Alumni On Hope For The Future

TIME100 Next Alumni On Hope For The Future

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Maybe It’s Time to Finally Leave Marilyn Monroe Alone

In 1982, Los Angeles District Attorney John Van de Kamp reopened the case of Marilyn Monroe’s death, which had long been considered a “probable suicide”—only to close it a few months later, reaffirming the coroner’s original 1962 assessment after the actress’s body was found in her Brentwood home. As the case was being reopened, a British newspaper suggested …

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TikTok COO Pappas Steps Down

TikTok Chief Executive Officer Shou Chew said that V. Pappas, the social media giant’s chief operating officer, is stepping down to focus on “entrepreneurial passions.”

Adam Presser, the company’s chief of staff, will become head of operations. Zenia Mucha, former head of communications at Walt Disney Co., is joining as chief brand and communications officer, a new…

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