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For First Time in 37 Years, No Super Bowl Ad From Bud
Budweiser Isn't Running
Super Bowl Ad. Instead, This
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Budweiser Isn't Running Super Bowl Ad. Instead, This

Brand will use marketing dollars to boost COVID vaccine awareness in new digital commercial

(Newser) - One of the commercials people most look forward to on Super Bowl Sunday is the one from Budweiser—but this year, the Anheuser-Busch InBev brand is doing something a little different. Instead of its usual ad during the big game, it will be airing "Bigger Picture" digitally before and...

Rashida Jones Is MSNBC's New President

Phil Griffin is 'hanging up his cleats'

(Newser) - After guiding MSNBC through the Obama and Trump administrations, Phil Griffin won't be there for the Biden years. The cable news network says the 64-year-old, who started out at NBC News 35 years ago and has been with MSNBC since it launched in 1996, will be stepping down Feb....

Parks and Rec Delivers Food for the Soul
Parks and Rec
Delivers Food
for the Soul
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Parks and Rec Delivers Food for the Soul

Half-hour special was 'perfect for the moment we're in'

(Newser) - Thursday's half-hour Parks and Recreation special was food for the soul, according to critics. Set amid the coronavirus pandemic, the episode sees Amy Poehler's Leslie Knope check in on her friends via Gryzzl, the tech company that had bought up much of Pawnee when we last left it...

Star of Mod Squad, Twin Peaks Dies at 72
Star of Mod Squad,
Twin Peaks 
Dies at 72
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Star of Mod Squad, Twin Peaks Dies at 72

Peggy Lipton was mom to Rashida Jones, married to Quincy Jones

(Newser) - Peggy Lipton, the star of Mod Squad and Twin Peaks, has died of cancer at the age of 72, reports CNN . Lipton was nominated for four Emmys and won a Golden Globe for her role on Mod Squad, but was also part of another piece of entertainment royalty: She was...

Rashida Jones Explains Her Exit From Toy Story 4

It doesn't involve advances from John Lasseter

(Newser) - John Lasseter is on a leave of absence from Disney and Pixar over "unwanted hugs" and other alleged misconduct—but screenwriter Rashida Jones says his behavior was not the reason for her departure from Toy Story 4. In a statement seen by Entertainment Weekly , Jones and writing partner Will...

Michelle 'Changed History': Notes of Thanks in NYT

Gloria Steinem, Rashida Jones, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Jon Meacham express their gratitude

(Newser) - Michelle Obama has been using her last few months in the White House to tidy up her garden , make new friends , and take on Donald Trump . And four notables have penned thank-you notes to her for her efforts in the New York Times , which salutes the first lady for spending...

14 Geeky Celeb Gals
 14 Geeky Celeb Gals 

14 Geeky Celeb Gals

Anna Kendrick is a 'Lord of the Rings' fan; Megan Fox likes anime

(Newser) - Anna Kendrick may be a rising star with a role in the Twilight franchise to boot, but she's not above some good old-fashioned nerdiness. "I happen to be a huge Lord of the Rings fan," she recently revealed, adding that she watches the extended editions, marathon-style, every ...

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