Jim Carrey on The Perils of Standup Comedy In Our Outrage Culture — IndieWire’s Turn It On Podcast

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‘The Get Down’: How Baz Luhrmann and Flash Recreated Hip-Hop in the Bronx

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Jimmy Kimmel Welcomes Back Sarah Silverman — What to Watch Thursday, June 1

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The ‘Mr. Robot’ Experiment: Can a TV Show Be Shot Like an Indie Film?

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‘Veep’: Timothy Simons is Giving the Most Politically Relevant Performance on TV, and He’s Impersonating a Toddler

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Marvel’s ‘Legion’: How Stanley Kubrick’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’ Influenced Its Audacious Design

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The Mystery of Why Top TV Producers Shonda Rhimes, Greg Berlanti and Chuck Lorre Haven’t Won an Emmy

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Yes, Even Kate Moss Had Awkward Teen Years -- And Here's the Photo to Prove It!

It's no surprise that Kate Moss was tapped as the cover star for L'Officiel Spain's debut issue, but we were shocked to see the photo they chose! The magazine opted for a '80s yearbook pic of a ...

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. was born in New York City on April 4th, 1965, the son of film maker Robert Downey. One of his first roles was The Pick-Up Artist, opposite Molly Ringwold in 1987. He has since ...