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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.

The daily gossip: Lena Dunham wants her casket driven through pride parade, Kanye West wears a 'White Lives Matter' shirt, and more
Lena Dunham
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: Lena Dunham wants her casket driven through pride parade, Kanye West wears a 'White Lives Matter' shirt, and more

Will Smith returns to the Oscar race after Chris Rock slap
Will Smith
where there's a will

Will Smith returns to the Oscar race after Chris Rock slap

Billy Eichner says Bros bombed because straight people 'didn't show up'
Billy Eichner
where's the love?

Billy Eichner says Bros bombed because straight people 'didn't show up'

Wakanda Forever trailer teases new Black Panther's identity
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
the wright stuff

Wakanda Forever trailer teases new Black Panther's identity

Sacheen Littlefeather, who turned down Brando's Oscar, dies
Sacheen Littlefeather
R.I.P.

Sacheen Littlefeather, who turned down Brando's Oscar, dies

House of the Dragon: "Driftmark," explained
House of the Dragon.
Briefing

House of the Dragon: "Driftmark," explained

The daily gossip: September 30, 2022
Trevor Noah
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: September 30, 2022

A Community movie is officially in the works
Danny Pudi, Gillian Jacobs, Jim Rash, Ken Jeong, and Joel McHale
cool cool cool

A Community movie is officially in the works

Mark Hamill named ambassador to Ukraine fundraising project
Mark Hamill
may the force be with them

Mark Hamill named ambassador to Ukraine fundraising project

What to watch in October
Fall TV.
Briefing

What to watch in October

The daily gossip: September 29, 2022
Barney
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: September 29, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II died of 'old age,' death certificate says
Queen Elizabeth II
R.I.P.

Queen Elizabeth II died of 'old age,' death certificate says

Depp-Heard trial is already getting the movie treatment
Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial
no time wasted

Depp-Heard trial is already getting the movie treatment

What's the deal with Blonde?
Blonde.
Feature

What's the deal with Blonde?

Judge rejects Bill Cosby's request for a new trial in sexual assault case
Bill Cosby
no can do

Judge rejects Bill Cosby's request for a new trial in sexual assault case

The daily gossip: September 28, 2022
Hailey Bieber and Justin Bieber
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: September 28, 2022

Katie Couric reveals she was diagnosed with breast cancer
Katie Couric
get well soon

Katie Couric reveals she was diagnosed with breast cancer

Hugh Jackman is making a surprise return as Wolverine
Hugh Jackman
days of future past

Hugh Jackman is making a surprise return as Wolverine

The daily gossip: September 27, 2022
Gwyneth Paltrow
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: September 27, 2022

Chess champion Magnus Carlsen accuses rival Hans Niemann of cheating
Magnus Carlsen
above board?

Chess champion Magnus Carlsen accuses rival Hans Niemann of cheating

Shakira set to face trial on tax fraud charges
Shakira
death and taxes

Shakira set to face trial on tax fraud charges

The daily gossip: September 26, 2022
Alec Baldwin
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: September 26, 2022

James Earl Jones steps back from voicing Darth Vader
Darth Vader
the circle is now complete

James Earl Jones steps back from voicing Darth Vader

Post Malone hospitalized with 'stabbing pain' and difficulty breathing
Post Malone
get well soon

Post Malone hospitalized with 'stabbing pain' and difficulty breathing

House of the Dragon: 'The Princess and the Queen,' explained
House of the Dragon.
Feature

House of the Dragon: 'The Princess and the Queen,' explained

Don't Worry Darling has a decent opening weekend
Nick Kroll, Florence Pugh, Chris Pine, Olivia Wilde, Sydney Chandler, Harry Styles and Gemma Chan
victory?

Don't Worry Darling has a decent opening weekend

The daily gossip: September 23, 2022
Taylor Swift
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: September 23, 2022

Apple Music replaces Pepsi as Super Bowl Halftime Show sponsor
Shakira and Jennifer Lopez perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Show
pep-see ya

Apple Music replaces Pepsi as Super Bowl Halftime Show sponsor

Iran president cancels interview with CNN's Amanpour over head scarf
Christiane Amanpour
'very unsettling'

Iran president cancels interview with CNN's Amanpour over head scarf

The daily gossip: September 22, 2022
Johnny Depp and Joelle Rich
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: September 22, 2022

CNN's Tapper to host primetime show through midterms
Jake Tapper
this is CNN

CNN's Tapper to host primetime show through midterms

Olivia Wilde addresses Don't Worry Darling drama
The Late Show
worry darling

Olivia Wilde addresses Don't Worry Darling drama

The daily gossip: September 21, 2022
Tom Hardy
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: September 21, 2022

Bachelorette star DeMario Jackson accused of sexually assaulting 2 women
DeMario Jackson
see you in court

Bachelorette star DeMario Jackson accused of sexually assaulting 2 women

What will win the Best Picture Oscar in 2023?
Oscar contenders.
Feature

What will win the Best Picture Oscar in 2023?

Megan Thee Stallion, Miles Teller to host SNL
Megan Thee Stallion
hosts with the most

Megan Thee Stallion, Miles Teller to host SNL