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The HBO Max changes are a slap in the face

For columnist Mary McNamara, never has streaming's desire for quantity over quality been more vividly illustrated than Warner Bros. Discovery's decision to value "Max" over "HBO."
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The real force behind the celebrity booze boom isn't (just) money Click to view images

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Disneyland sets Splash Mountain closing date, releases new concept art for Tiana's Bayou Adventure Click to view images

Disneyland's Splash Mountain attraction, themed to the problematic "Song of the South," will close at the end of May. It will be reimagined with a "Princess and the Frog" theme and debut in 2024.

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What do Mario and Queen Latifah have in common? They just made it into U.S. history Click to view images

Music by Queen Latifah, Super Mario, Daddy Yankee and Madonna, dubbed "audio treasures worthy of preservation," added to U.S. National Recording Registry.

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How Ed Sheeran surprised an NYC subway busker singing his song 'Eyes Closed' Click to view images

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