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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.

Sean Penn claims 'cowardly genes' lead men to wear skirts
Sean Penn
'old-school misogyny'

Sean Penn claims 'cowardly genes' lead men to wear skirts

The daily gossip: January 28, 2022
Ezra Miller
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 28, 2022

Avenatti cross-examines Stormy Daniels about paranormal claims
Michael Avenatti's
the ghost dimension

Avenatti cross-examines Stormy Daniels about paranormal claims

Tiger King's Joe Exotic gets slightly shorter prison sentence
Joe Exotic
hey all you cool cats and kittens

Tiger King's Joe Exotic gets slightly shorter prison sentence

Chris Brown accused of drugging and raping woman
Chris Brown
allegations

Chris Brown accused of drugging and raping woman

Bidens introduce their new White House cat
Joe Biden and Jill Biden
meow

Bidens introduce their new White House cat

Actor Ezra Miller appears to threaten KKK in cryptic video
Ezra Miller
we need to talk about the KKK

Actor Ezra Miller appears to threaten KKK in cryptic video

The daily gossip: January 27, 2022
Evangeline Lilly
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 27, 2022

Marvel star Evangeline Lilly went to anti-vaccine mandate rally
Evangeline Lilly
Letitia Wright vibes

Marvel star Evangeline Lilly went to anti-vaccine mandate rally

Biden confirms he'll nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court
President Biden
supreme decision

Biden confirms he'll nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court

Spider-Man Best Picture nod now looks much less likely
Tom Holland and Zendaya
expect disappointment

Spider-Man Best Picture nod now looks much less likely

MSNBC reveals Brian Williams' replacement
Stephanie Ruhle
new ruhles

MSNBC reveals Brian Williams' replacement

Palin dines out in NYC again after testing positive for COVID-19
Sarah Palin
out and about

Palin dines out in NYC again after testing positive for COVID-19

Jeopardy! champions keep getting defeated by Chicago librarians
Jeopardy!
what is deja vu?

Jeopardy! champions keep getting defeated by Chicago librarians

Breyer reportedly wasn't happy his retirement news leaked
Stephen Breyer
jumping the gun?

Breyer reportedly wasn't happy his retirement news leaked

The daily gossip: January 26, 2022
Jonah Hill.
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 26, 2022

West Side Story stars address Ansel Elgort allegations
West Side Story cast
'not for me to make those judgments'

West Side Story stars address Ansel Elgort allegations

Meghan McCain describes COVID-19 battle
Meghan McCain
'much rougher than I anticipated'

Meghan McCain describes COVID-19 battle

Stephen Breyer reportedly to retire from the Supreme Court
Stephen Breyer
so long

Stephen Breyer reportedly to retire from the Supreme Court

Is Baby Yoda's return to Star Wars imminent?
The Book of Boba Fett
little green friend

Is Baby Yoda's return to Star Wars imminent?

Charlie Brown voice actor Peter Robbins dies
Charlie Brown Christmas
R.I.P.

Charlie Brown voice actor Peter Robbins dies

Disney promises it will 'avoid reinforcing stereotypes' in Snow White remake
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
'taking a different approach'

Disney promises it will 'avoid reinforcing stereotypes' in Snow White remake

The daily gossip: January 25, 2022
Tiffany Haddish.
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 25, 2022

John Krasinski to reunite with The Office co-star Steve Carell
John Krasinski
some good news

John Krasinski to reunite with The Office co-star Steve Carell

Olivia Munn says AAPI event was targeted by racist Zoom bombing
Olivia Munn
'cowardly and unconscionable act'

Olivia Munn says AAPI event was targeted by racist Zoom bombing

Brian Williams reportedly rejected offer to anchor CBS Evening News
Brian Williams
no thanks

Brian Williams reportedly rejected offer to anchor CBS Evening News

Cheryl Hines responds to husband RFK Jr.'s anti-vaccine remarks
Cheryl Hines and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
pretty pretty pretty strange

Cheryl Hines responds to husband RFK Jr.'s anti-vaccine remarks

Neil Young demands Spotify pull music over Rogan's 'fake' vaccine information
Neil Young
don't keep on streamin'

Neil Young demands Spotify pull music over Rogan's 'fake' vaccine information

Amy Schneider now has 2nd-longest Jeopardy! winning streak
Amy Schneider
amazing amy

Amy Schneider now has 2nd-longest Jeopardy! winning streak

Taylor Swift slams Damon Albarn for claim she doesn't write her songs
Taylor Swift
bad blood

Taylor Swift slams Damon Albarn for claim she doesn't write her songs

The daily gossip: January 24, 2022
Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem.
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 24, 2022

Javier Bardem jumped out of a cake in drag on Daniel Craig's birthday
Javier Bardem and Daniel Craig
from Javier with love

Javier Bardem jumped out of a cake in drag on Daniel Craig's birthday

Whoopi Goldberg slams Bill Maher for 'flippant' COVID-19 comments
Whoopi Goldberg
'not really funny'

Whoopi Goldberg slams Bill Maher for 'flippant' COVID-19 comments

Palin tests positive for COVID-19, delaying start of trial
Sarah Palin
new time

Palin tests positive for COVID-19, delaying start of trial

Peloton again responds to TV character's exercise bike-related heart attack
Peloton
it is happening again

Peloton again responds to TV character's exercise bike-related heart attack

Evan Rachel Wood alleges Marilyn Manson 'essentially raped' her on camera
Evan Rachel Wood
'not a man anymore'

Evan Rachel Wood alleges Marilyn Manson 'essentially raped' her on camera