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Brendan Morrow

Staff Writer

Brendan is a staff writer at The Week. A graduate of Hofstra University with a degree in journalism, he also writes about horror films for Bloody Disgusting and has previously contributed to The Cheat Sheet, Heavy, WhatCulture, and more. He lives in New York City surrounded by Star Wars posters.

FDA panel rejects Pfizer boosters for people 16 and older
Pfizer vaccine
no can do

FDA panel rejects Pfizer boosters for people 16 and older

Watch Daniel Craig's emotional farewell to Bond role
Daniel Craig
from daniel with love

Watch Daniel Craig's emotional farewell to Bond role

Navalny allies: Apple and Google 'bent to the Kremlin's blackmail'
Smart Voting app
'shameful day'

Navalny allies: Apple and Google 'bent to the Kremlin's blackmail'

Could there be a shock upset at the Emmys?
Emmy
2021 Emmys

Could there be a shock upset at the Emmys?

Facebook found 41 percent of comments on vaccine posts 'risked discouraging vaccinations'
Facebook
cesspool

Facebook found 41 percent of comments on vaccine posts 'risked discouraging vaccinations'

LeVar Burton: Jeopardy! job 'wasn't the thing that I wanted after all'
LeVar Burton
take a look

LeVar Burton: Jeopardy! job 'wasn't the thing that I wanted after all'

Chess champion sues Netflix over 'sexist' Queen's Gambit line
The Queen's Gambit
end game

Chess champion sues Netflix over 'sexist' Queen's Gambit line

Judge orders Biden to stop expelling migrant families using public health order
Joe Biden
blocked

Judge orders Biden to stop expelling migrant families using public health order

Newsmax host loses it after veteran criticizes Trump
Newsmax
'cut him off now!'

Newsmax host loses it after veteran criticizes Trump

How Jeopardy! will handle its host problem for the rest of the year
Jeopardy! logo
daily double

How Jeopardy! will handle its host problem for the rest of the year

Piers Morgan signs Fox deal after controversial Meghan comments
Piers Morgan
he's back

Piers Morgan signs Fox deal after controversial Meghan comments

Putin reveals the Kremlin is awash in COVID-19 cases
Vladimir Putin
'not one or two'

Putin reveals the Kremlin is awash in COVID-19 cases

Elton John postpones tour dates after hip injury
Elton John
get well soon

Elton John postpones tour dates after hip injury

Trinidad health minister furious he wasted time fact-checking Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj
'sad'

Trinidad health minister furious he wasted time fact-checking Nicki Minaj

Emmys host Cedric the Entertainer hoping 'not to get canceled'
Leon Bennett/Getty Images
'what have I done in the last three months'

Emmys host Cedric the Entertainer hoping 'not to get canceled'

ABC staffer alleges network retaliated over assault complaint
ABC News
retaliation

ABC staffer alleges network retaliated over assault complaint

Simone Biles delivers powerful testimony about Larry Nassar abuse
Simone Biles
'we have been failed'

Simone Biles delivers powerful testimony about Larry Nassar abuse

Stewart explains why new show 'can be more satisfying' than The Daily Show
Jon Stewart
moment of zen

Stewart explains why new show 'can be more satisfying' than The Daily Show

Time's most influential people list includes Harry and Meghan
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
time 100

Time's most influential people list includes Harry and Meghan

Tucker Carlson invites Minaj's cousin's friend on his show
Tucker Carlson
if you're watching...

Tucker Carlson invites Minaj's cousin's friend on his show

Fauci weighs in on Nicki Minaj's swollen testicles tweet
Nicki Minaj
so it's come to this

Fauci weighs in on Nicki Minaj's swollen testicles tweet

Alanis Morissette rips HBO documentary about her
Alanis Morissette
'salacious agenda'

Alanis Morissette rips HBO documentary about her

Comedian Norm Macdonald dies after privately battling cancer
Norm Macdonald
R.I.P.

Comedian Norm Macdonald dies after privately battling cancer

Milley reportedly took action to ensure Trump wouldn't launch nuclear weapons
Mark Milley
'serious mental decline'

Milley reportedly took action to ensure Trump wouldn't launch nuclear weapons

Fallon grills Andrew Garfield about alleged Spider-Man leak
Andrew Garfield and Jimmy Fallon
'it's a Photoshop'

Fallon grills Andrew Garfield about alleged Spider-Man leak

Facebook researchers: Instagram is 'harmful' for 'sizable percentage' of young users
Teenagers take a photo in Times Square
'we make body image issues worse'

Facebook researchers: Instagram is 'harmful' for 'sizable percentage' of young users

Tucker Carlson defends Minaj's 'sensible' vaccine-skeptical tweet
Tucker Carlson
unlikely allies

Tucker Carlson defends Minaj's 'sensible' vaccine-skeptical tweet

Jeopardy! returns with Mike Richards-hosted episodes filmed before ouster
Mike Richards
and now here is the host of jeopardy...

Jeopardy! returns with Mike Richards-hosted episodes filmed before ouster

Nicki Minaj skips Met Gala over vaccine requirement
Nicki Minaj
don't want none

Nicki Minaj skips Met Gala over vaccine requirement

Jeff Bridges: COVID-19 made 'cancer look like a piece of cake'
Jeff Bridges
'My dance with COVID'

Jeff Bridges: COVID-19 made 'cancer look like a piece of cake'

Facebook reportedly has 'secret elite' of users who violate rules without consequences
Facebook
VIP

Facebook reportedly has 'secret elite' of users who violate rules without consequences

Jennifer Aniston dismisses 'bizarre' David Schwimmer dating rumors
Jennifer Aniston
'really?'

Jennifer Aniston dismisses 'bizarre' David Schwimmer dating rumors

Not 'effective' strategy for Prince Andrew to 'hide at his mother's castle' amid suit, analyst says
Prince Andrew
'You can't catch me'

Not 'effective' strategy for Prince Andrew to 'hide at his mother's castle' amid suit, analyst says

Blue Ivy Carter becomes youngest VMA winner ever
Jay-Z and Blue Ivy Carter
2021 VMAs

Blue Ivy Carter becomes youngest VMA winner ever

Kristen Stewart suggests Princess Diana signed off on her performance
Kristen Stewart
'never felt anything like it'

Kristen Stewart suggests Princess Diana signed off on her performance

Alanis Morissette makes statutory rape allegations in documentary
Alanis Morissette
'on deaf ears'

Alanis Morissette makes statutory rape allegations in documentary