Aziz Ansari

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The Simpsons character Apu in the Kwik-E-Mart. Photograph: Fox

The Simpsons is not going to include Indian character Apu in future episodes after a backlash against alleged racial stereotyping, a producer has said(...)

A scene from ‘Good Girls’. Photograph: Netflix

Good Girls (Netflix, July 3rd) Who doesn’t want to see Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks and Retta from Parks and Recreation gleefully tear apart a superm(...)

Northern Irish chef Clare Smyth in San Sebastian, Spain, before the announcement of the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018. Photograph: EPA/Gorka Estrada

Northern Irish chef Clare Smyth has been named “best female chef" in the world at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. At a ceremony in Bilbao(...)

Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristin Davis in Sex and the City: still influential 20 years later

As if we needed reminding that the late 1990s was a golden era for TV, 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of many much-loved series, among them Dawson’s (...)

Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst and the former editor of Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire: “There’s nothing empowering about being blackout drunk. Who wants to wake up the next morning in bed unable to remember what you did?” Photograph: Bryan Derballa/New York Times

I’ve noticed a weird pattern, in fiction and life, about sexual encounters: women decide they’re not attracted to a guy they’re nestling with. Limeren(...)

Hollywood’s film industry has skirted a conversation about its culture of harassment in favour of one about what an amazing job it is doing combating that harassment. Image: Taylor Callery/The New York Times

As last Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards approached, the show’s organisers announced that the ceremony would be different this time around, for obv(...)

Saoirse Ronan wins a Golden Globe for ‘Lady Bird’ at the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, US. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/Courtesy of NBC/Handout via Reuters

Every actor wants an award from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). That professional body has only been handing out its gongs since 1995, but, as they are(...)

Frances McDormand during her speech after she won best actress at the Golden Globes. Photograph:  Reuters

Film Best motion picture, drama: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Best motion picture, musical or comedy: Lady Bird Best director, motion (...)

Saoirse Ronan wins Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for ‘Lady Bird’. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/Courtesy of NBC/Retuers

Saoirse Ronan, the most celebrated Irish actor of her generation, has won the award for best actress in a comedy or musical at the 75th Golden Globes.(...)

Lovesick: The series centres around the hapless Dylan(Johnny Flynn) who having contracted chlamydia, must contact all his previous sexual partners to inform them of this misfortune.
Have a streaming good January

Lovesick (Netflix, January 1st) It’s hard to imagine a show with the dubious title of Scrotal Recall getting a third season. Thankfully, a name-chang(...)

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