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SZA made her ‘SNL’ debut (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

SZA made her Saturday Night Live debut this weekend (12/9), playing two songs off this year’s Ctrl. Backed by a choir and a small brass and woodwind ensemble, she played hits “The Weekend” and “Love Galore”…

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Netflix cuts ties with Danny Masterson, who still denies rape allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

At the Drive In’s Cedric Bixler Zavala responded to Masterson’s denial, saying, “he’s had about 15 years to make this statement. Every time he had a chance he laughed at the victims. He is surrounded by enablers.”

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Dustin from ‘Stranger Things’ playing Asbury Park with his band (sorry, Ed Droste!)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Finn Wolfhard and Joe Keery aren’t the only Stranger Things actor who also play/played in a rock band. 15-year-old Gaten Matarazzo, who plays Dustin in the show, is also in the band Work In Progress with his sister Sabrina, and they’re playing the Stone Pony…

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000′ renewed for 2nd Netflix season

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

If you watched Mystery Science Theater 3000‘s annual Turkey Day Marathon, one of the surprises was news that the the cult series has been picked up for second season by Netflix. That marks the show’s 12th season over all…

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Questlove and Common make cameos in SNL skit about Soundcloud rappers

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Questlove and Common make cameos on a skit where old school rap group “Soul Crush Crew” (featuring host Chance the Rapper) are not to happy with Soundcloud rapper “Lil Doo Doo.”

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Eminem did a “Walk On Water” / “Stan” / “Love the Way You Lie” medley on SNL

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Em brought out Skylar Grey for his first of two SNL performances this Saturday, which ended up being a medley of three songs including the classic “Stan.”

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Chance the Rapper sings “Come Back Barack” in Boyz II Men-inspired SNL skit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chance also said “I wanna become the Mariah Carey of Thanksgiving” in his monologue, and starred in a handful of other skits. Watch them here.

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Finn Wolfhard’s band Calpurnia recording EP with Twin Peaks singer

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Calpurnia, led by Finn Wolfhard aka Mike Wheeler in ‘Stranger Things,’ have signed a deal with Royal Mountain Records (Mac DeMarco, Alvvays) for their debut EP.

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Dave Chappelle shares ‘Stranger Things’-themed trailer for new Netflix special, coming New Year’s Eve

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle said he’d release three Netflix specials in 2017. Two came out in March, and Chappelle will release the third one at the very last minute…

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Chrissie Bixler slams Netflix after accusing Danny Masterson of rape

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Bixler’s husband, At the Drive In and The Mars Volta frontman Cedric Bixler Zavala, has also commented on Twitter, mentioning that The Church of Scientology has been harassing his family since his wife pressed charges last year.

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‘David Bowie is’ at Brooklyn Museum tix on sale (and see a sneak preview)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In other Bowie news, the new documentary ‘The Last Five Years’ just got its US premiere at DOC NYC and it premieres on HBO in January, and there’s a new book of unseen photos coming in May.

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FX Networks severs ties with Louis CK; Pamela Adlon responds

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K. We are cancelling the overall deal between FX Productions and his production company, Pig Newton. He will no longer serve as executive producer or receive compensation on any of the four shows we were producing with him – Better Things, Baskets, One Mississippi and The Cops.”

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Louis CK’s I Love You Daddy release canceled, HBO severs ties after misconduct allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The blowback from the The New York Times’ article on the Louis CK sexual misconduct allegations has been swift. Thursday night’s premiere of his new film I Love You Daddy was canceled just hours before it was supposed to happen and now the film’s distributor, The Orchard, has entirely canceled the release of the film, which was supposed to be out November 16….

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Sean Astin (Goonies / LOTR / Stranger Things) addresses Corey Feldman and Alyssa Milano situation

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“While were filming Goonies it was obvious that he was having a rough time. We were friends and I tried to be as supportive as possible. Beyond, emotional affinity, it was impossible to figure out some other way of helping. He was a strong, confident, cocky kid, who was wise beyond his years. I lived with a sense of dread for him.”

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Kevin Spacey jokes in plain sight: Seth MacFarlane, Billy Eichner & Julie Klausner have been calling him out for years

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner’s Hulu show, Difficult People, has made Spacey the target of many jokes. Watch them all back to back in one video.

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New York Comedy Festival begins soon (updated lineup)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 New York Comedy Festival is coming up next week (November 7 -12) at venues all over the city, featuring such performers as Nick Offerman, Samantha Bee, Chris Hardwick, Kevin Smith, Iliza Shlesinger, 2 Dope Queens, Brian Regan, “How Did This Get Made?”…

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Against Me!, Bob Mould & more covering ‘Squidbillies’ theme this season (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Other artists who will provide their take on the Squidbillies on upcoming episodes include Ty Segall, Camper Van Beethoven, John Prine, and “Weird Al” Yankovic.

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