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SP Balasubrahmanyam, famed Indian film musician, dies from Covid 19 aged 74

One of India’s most renowned film singers, SP Balasubrahmanyam, has died following hospitalization for Covid-19 and weeks spent on life support, the hospital treating him said in a bulletin Friday. Balasubrahmanyam had been on life support since August 14 for severe Covid-19 pneumonia and was being closely monitored by health workers in a critical care…MORE

Books and movies keep creating transgender aggressors. But trans people are far more likely to be victims of violence

Books and movies keep creating transgender aggressors. But trans people are far more likely to be victims of violence

In the recent Netflix documentary “Disclosure,” clips of transgender television and movie characters flash up on screen in rapid succession. Again and again, we see similar images: murderers, sociopaths and sexual predators. So when it emerged last week that JK Rowling’s latest book, written under her Robert Galbraith pseudonym, features a cross-dressing serial killer, “it…MORE

Jessica Szohr, ‘Gossip Girl’ star, is pregnant

Jessica Szohr, ‘Gossip Girl’ star, is pregnant

Congratulations are in order for “Gossip Girl” star Jessica Szohr and her professional hockey player boyfriend, Brad Richardson. Szohr shared the news Wednesday on her verified Instagram account. “Full of Joy,” she wrote in the caption of a photo showing her smiling as Richardson bends down near her baby bump. The pair went public with…MORE

‘A Wilderness of Error’ makes its own errors tackling the Jeffrey MacDonald case

‘A Wilderness of Error’ makes its own errors tackling the Jeffrey MacDonald case

Taking a deep dive into the notorious case of Jeffrey MacDonald a half-century later, “A Wilderness of Error” makes several errors of its own, including a heavy reliance on cheesy dramatic reenactments that cheapen the whole exercise. While this five-part FX/Hulu docuseries stokes some doubt about MacDonald’s guilt, its most provocative question — “What happens…MORE

‘America’s Got Talent’ winner is spoken word poet Brandon Leake

‘America’s Got Talent’ winner is spoken word poet Brandon Leake

The winner of the latest season of “America’s Got Talent” is poet Brandon Leake. Leake, who was the first spoken word performer on the show, was given the Golden Buzzer by Howie Mandel in an earlier round. He performed pieces about the Black Lives Matter movement, family and loss. “This is a huge win for…MORE

‘Secret Society of Second-Born Royals’ gives Disney+ an X-Men-like franchise

‘Secret Society of Second-Born Royals’ gives Disney+ an X-Men-like franchise

“The New Mutants” might have landed with a dull thud, but Disney actually has a promising teen-driven movie indebted to the X-Men franchise in “Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” an extremely clever concept that takes the “spares” in the royal equation and turns them into a superhero group. While hardly a blockbuster, this Disney+ movie…MORE