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Opinion: Lurching back to 'normal' is risky

Through all the horror of the pandemic, something unexpected has happened: The last 18 months have been perhaps the most accessible period in American history for people of all abilities. Covid restrictions and safety measures forced nondisabled Americans to expand the public use of outdoor spaces and also invest heavily in remote access for work, education, entertainment and other social institutions and encounters of all kinds.

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Ted Cruz says no Latino uses the term 'Latinx.' Some do, and the reasons are not simple

A quiet story in the entertainment site Deadline that television star Eva Longoria and Black-ish creator Kenya Barris would be developing a new sitcom revolving around a "modern Latinx family" seemed to set off Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Wednesday. "No actual Latino uses the woke made-up term Latinx," he tweeted, reiterating a now familiar conservative talking point.

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Tom Cruise won't change Golden Globes. This will

On Monday, NBC announced that it won't broadcast the Golden Globes next year after low ratings and the film industry's denouncement of the lack of diversity in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, as well as ethical issues plaguing the group, which puts on the event. Prior to NBC's announcement, Scarlett Johansson issued a statement calling for the entertainment industry to pull back from HFPA-sponsored events; afterward, Tom Cruise drew significant buzz when a source close to the actor told CNN that he had returned his Golden Globe awards (for "Jerry Maguire" and "Magnolia") to the HFPA.

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Late-night TV may never be the same

Over the past year, the pandemic has disrupted the business of late-night television (and every other kind of business and form of entertainment) in ways the industry had never experienced in its more-than 60-year history.

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Analysis: With 'WandaVision' and 'The Mandalorian,' Disney+ has found its magic spell

Hits are elusive in the entertainment industry, and the fact Disney+ has conjured two with "The Mandalorian" and now "WandaVision" speaks to a certain kind of Disney magic. Yet as the latter prepares to end its run, lessons have emerged about translating "Star Wars" and Marvel into this relatively new medium, as well as the spells they have cast for Disney+.

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Reggae pioneer Bunny Wailer has died at age 73

Reggae music pioneer, Neville "Bunny Wailer " Livingston, has died at the age of 73, Jamaica's Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport said in a statement.

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Pro wrestling isn't just body slams and violence -- it's also art

Professional wrestling has historically gotten a bad rap as neither being a respected sport nor form of entertainment. To most, the pervading image of wrestling may still be beefed-up, baby-oiled behemoths like Hulk Hogan or John Cena competing in staged fights, or the over-the-top, spandex-clad comedy theatrics seen in Netflix's hit series "Glow."

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