Rip Torn, cult actor and Artie in the Larry Sanders Show dies aged 88

Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TVs Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, Americas celebrated wildman actor, has died aged 88. Torn, who had been a constant presence on stage and screen since the mid-1950s, was arguably better known for his eccentric, and occasionally violent, antics when the cameras werent rolling and on one notorious occasion, …

Stranger Things 3 review still frightening as hell, but far more fun

Its 1985, and the gangs hormones are running rampant as is a new monster more scary than a spiral perm. Prepare for a pacy, racy time back in Hawkins There is a scene in 30 Rock where Jenna gets cast not, as she first assumes, as a main protagonist on Gossip Girl, but as one of their mothers. She has to lie down as her daughter wails Oh, mother, I cant believe youre dying of old age. Dont cry for …

Trevor Noah on Kamala Harris: She bussed Biden right out of the debate

Late night was chockful of fresh jokes from last nights Democratic debate, with many of the shows broadcasting live Late-night hosts focused on the second night of the Democratic debate, discussing Kamala Harriss comments about Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders decibel dominance. Trevor Noah The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) #Votegasm2020 June 28, 2019 The Daily Shows Trevor Noah dissected the best and funniest moments of the night, beginning with the first sign of division among Democrats, which was healthcare. The Democrats …

Game of Thrones’ Indira Varma: ‘All I was being offered was women undressing’

She was ruthless Ellaria in the TV epic. As she appears in a Nol Coward comedy, the actor talks about her dreams of returning to mime and why sticking with her name may have hurt her career People always talk about that scream, says Indira Varma over salad and strawberries at the Old Vic theatre. The actor is recalling the howl she lets out in season four of Game of Thrones, after her lover Oberyn has his eyes gouged out …

Stephen Colbert on Trump: ‘Its even worse when he tells the truth’

Late-night hosts discussed Trumps ABC interview where he admitted he would take foreign information on his opponents and not report it With Donald Trump admitting he would accept foreign intelligence on his political opponents, late-night hosts had a fresh crop of material. Stephen Colbert: Muellers like, damn it, honey, Im going back to work! On The Late Show, Colbert began: Every night, I stand up here and make jokes about all of Donald Trumps lies. But today, I think I …