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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.

Robert Durst, real estate heir convicted of killing his friend, dies
Robert Durst
the jinx

Robert Durst, real estate heir convicted of killing his friend, dies

Clay Aiken is running for Congress again
Clay Aiken
he's running

Clay Aiken is running for Congress again

How Bob Saget helped Pete Davidson through 'rough mental health stuff'
Bob Saget
remembering Bob Saget

How Bob Saget helped Pete Davidson through 'rough mental health stuff'

Savannah Guthrie tests positive for COVID-19
Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb
get well soon

Savannah Guthrie tests positive for COVID-19

Mj Rodriguez becomes 1st trans actor to win a Golden Globe
Mj Rodriguez
making history

Mj Rodriguez becomes 1st trans actor to win a Golden Globe

Jeopardy! champion becomes 1st woman to win $1 million
Amy Schneider
amazing amy

Jeopardy! champion becomes 1st woman to win $1 million

Men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery get life in prison
Travis McMichael
'held accountable'

Men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery get life in prison

The daily gossip: January 7, 2022
Jim Carrey
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 7, 2022

CDC director asked about memes mocking agency
Savannah Guthrie and Rochelle Walensky
'so confusing'

CDC director asked about memes mocking agency

Legendary actor Sidney Poitier dies at 94
Sidney Poitier
R.I.P.

Legendary actor Sidney Poitier dies at 94

U.S. adds disappointing 199,000 jobs in December
Hiring sign
underwhelming

U.S. adds disappointing 199,000 jobs in December

Rooney Mara reportedly to play Audrey Hepburn
Rooney Mara
breakfast at Rooney's

Rooney Mara reportedly to play Audrey Hepburn

The Golden Globes will now be a 'private event'
Golden Globes
does it make a sound?

The Golden Globes will now be a 'private event'

The daily gossip: January 6, 2022
Jessia Chastain.
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 6, 2022

Director Peter Bogdanovich dies at 82
Peter Bogdanovich
R.I.P.

Director Peter Bogdanovich dies at 82

Dick Cheney 'deeply disappointed' with GOP leadership
Dick Cheney
'important historical event'

Dick Cheney 'deeply disappointed' with GOP leadership

Tom Holland unsuccessfully pitched a young James Bond film
Tom Holland
dr. no

Tom Holland unsuccessfully pitched a young James Bond film

Harris says Jan. 6 will 'echo throughout history' like Pearl Harbor, 9/11
Kamala Harris
one year later

Harris says Jan. 6 will 'echo throughout history' like Pearl Harbor, 9/11

Antonio Brown alleges the Buccaneers fired him over ankle injury
Antonio Brown
the buc stops

Antonio Brown alleges the Buccaneers fired him over ankle injury

Chris Noth removed from And Just Like That finale after assault allegations
Chris Noth
cutting room floor

Chris Noth removed from And Just Like That finale after assault allegations

Grammys postponed indefinitely due to Omicron surge
Grammys
raincheck

Grammys postponed indefinitely due to Omicron surge

The daily gossip: January 5, 2022
Chris Evans.
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 5, 2022

Jon Stewart denies 'accusing J.K. Rowling of being anti-Semitic'
Jon Stewart
moment of zen

Jon Stewart denies 'accusing J.K. Rowling of being anti-Semitic'

Nicolas Cage quit karaoke after leaked 'Purple Rain' video
Nicolas Cage
record scratch

Nicolas Cage quit karaoke after leaked 'Purple Rain' video

Australian PM: Novak Djokovic must prove he needs vaccine exemption
Novak Djokovic
prove it

Australian PM: Novak Djokovic must prove he needs vaccine exemption

Meghan to receive less than $2 in invasion of privacy damages
Meghan Markle
paltry

Meghan to receive less than $2 in invasion of privacy damages

The surprising Star Wars deep cut in The Book of Boba Fett
The Book of Boba Fett
desert power converters

The surprising Star Wars deep cut in The Book of Boba Fett

Jeopardy! champion says she was robbed amid historic run
Amy Schneider
scary

Jeopardy! champion says she was robbed amid historic run

The daily gossip: January 4, 2022
Khloe Kardashian.
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: January 4, 2022

CNN won't boot Andy Cohen from New Year's Eve show
Andy Cohen
he'll be back

CNN won't boot Andy Cohen from New Year's Eve show

Seth Meyers tests positive, cancels show for this week
Seth Meyers
get well soon

Seth Meyers tests positive, cancels show for this week

Gal Gadot says 'Imagine' video 'was in poor taste'
Gal Gadot
my bad

Gal Gadot says 'Imagine' video 'was in poor taste'

Djokovic to compete in Australian Open with vaccine exemption
Novak Djokovic
exempt

Djokovic to compete in Australian Open with vaccine exemption

Betty White's agent shoots down false vaccine claims
Betty White
fake news

Betty White's agent shoots down false vaccine claims

Nevermind baby's lawsuit against Nirvana dismissed
Nevermind
nevermind

Nevermind baby's lawsuit against Nirvana dismissed

Betty White dies at 99
Betty White
R.I.P.

Betty White dies at 99