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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.

Shakira should go to prison for 8 years for tax fraud, Spanish prosecutors say
Shakira
Shakira Shakira

Shakira should go to prison for 8 years for tax fraud, Spanish prosecutors say

Russian foreign minister says he'll discuss Brittney Griner prisoner swap with Blinken
Brittney Griner
#FreeBrittney

Russian foreign minister says he'll discuss Brittney Griner prisoner swap with Blinken

Everything we know about House of the Dragon
Milly Alcock as Young Rhaenyra and Emily Carey as Young Alicent
Briefing

Everything we know about House of the Dragon

Jon Stewart delivers fiery speech against GOP's 'cruelty' toward veterans
Jon Stewart
the problem with Congress

Jon Stewart delivers fiery speech against GOP's 'cruelty' toward veterans

The daily gossip: July 28, 2022
Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: July 28, 2022

Doctor Who star Bernard Cribbins dies at 93
Bernard Cribbins
R.I.P.

Doctor Who star Bernard Cribbins dies at 93

Family sues Sesame Place for alleged racial discrimination
Sesame Place
how to get to court

Family sues Sesame Place for alleged racial discrimination

Britney Spears won't have to provide deposition on conservatorship
Britney Spears
conservatorship fallout

Britney Spears won't have to provide deposition on conservatorship

The daily gossip: July 27, 2022
Shawn Mendes
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: July 27, 2022

Watch the trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Pinocchio
the shape of wood

Watch the trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

Hulu to accept political issue ads after backlash from Democrats
Hulu
approve this message

Hulu to accept political issue ads after backlash from Democrats

Chris Cuomo hired for new prime-time show after CNN firing
Chris Cuomo
getting after it

Chris Cuomo hired for new prime-time show after CNN firing

See Brendan Fraser transform into a 600-pound man
Brendan Fraser
road to the oscars

See Brendan Fraser transform into a 600-pound man

The daily gossip: July 26, 2022
Nick Cannon
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: July 26, 2022

The View hires former Trump staffer as Meghan McCain's replacement
Alyssa Farah Griffin
a different view

The View hires former Trump staffer as Meghan McCain's replacement

Tony Dow reportedly still alive after statement announced his death
Tony Dow
R.I.P.

Tony Dow reportedly still alive after statement announced his death

Hope Solo pleads guilty to driving while impaired
Hope Solo
how do you plead?

Hope Solo pleads guilty to driving while impaired

Jared Kushner reveals he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer while in the White House
Jared Kushner
private battle

Jared Kushner reveals he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer while in the White House

Goodfellas star Paul Sorvino dies at 83
Paul Sorvino
R.I.P.

Goodfellas star Paul Sorvino dies at 83

The daily gossip: July 25, 2022
Natalia Dyer
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: July 25, 2022

TBS cancels Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Samantha Bee
buzzkill

TBS cancels Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

David Warner, 'one of the best character actors of all time,' dies at 80
David Warner
R.I.P.

David Warner, 'one of the best character actors of all time,' dies at 80

Martha Stewart says coyotes 'devoured' pet peacocks
Martha Stewart
R.I.P.

Martha Stewart says coyotes 'devoured' pet peacocks

Elon Musk denies affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin's wife
Elon Musk
friends forever?

Elon Musk denies affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin's wife

The biggest reveals from Marvel's bombshell Comic-Con panel
Comics.
Briefing

The biggest reveals from Marvel's bombshell Comic-Con panel

The best films of 2022 so far
Best movies of 2022.
Briefing

The best films of 2022 so far

Nope scores biggest debut for an original film since 2019
Nope
yup!

Nope scores biggest debut for an original film since 2019

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever's emotional trailer honors Chadwick Boseman
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
death is not the end

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever's emotional trailer honors Chadwick Boseman

WWE's Vince McMahon retires after misconduct allegations
Vince McMahon
so long

WWE's Vince McMahon retires after misconduct allegations

The daily gossip: July 22, 2022
 Ryan Gosling
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: July 22, 2022

Nope, explained
Nope.
Briefing

Nope, explained

The daily gossip: July 21, 2022
Ricky Martin
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: July 21, 2022

Venue cancels sold-out Dave Chappelle show after backlash
Dave Chappelle
the closer

Venue cancels sold-out Dave Chappelle show after backlash

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'very mild symptoms'
President Biden
get well soon

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'very mild symptoms'

Pearl Jam cancels show after Europe's wildfires leave Eddie Vedder's throat damaged
Eddie Vedder
get well soon

Pearl Jam cancels show after Europe's wildfires leave Eddie Vedder's throat damaged

Quidditch distances itself from J.K. Rowling by changing its name
Quidditch
rebrand

Quidditch distances itself from J.K. Rowling by changing its name