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Menopause discussions are coming into the open, with a boost from celebs

Nov. 09, 2023 13:02 PM EST

Pop culture depictions of puberty are common. TV, movies, books and music all frequently showcase the tumult of tweens coming of age. Until recently, the same could not be said of the reverse puberty many women experience as their hormones shift approaching the end of their periods...

LeVar Burton will host National Book Awards ceremony, replacing Drew Barrymore

Oct. 13, 2023 10:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LeVar Burton will host next month's National Book Awards ceremony, replacing the original choice, Drew Barrymore, who was dropped because of her decision to resume taping of her show during the writers' strike. The National Book Foundation, which presents the...

Paul Harding and Justin Torres are among the National Book Award finalists

Oct. 03, 2023 12:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Harding's Maine-based historical novel “This Other Eden,” Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s dystopian “Chain-Gang All-Stars” and Justin Torres' multi-generational “Blackouts” are among the fiction finalists for the National Book Awards. Fiction judges...

Bill Maher postpones return to the air, the latest TV host to balk at working during writers strike

Sep. 18, 2023 13:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Maher has delayed returning to his HBO talk show during the ongoing strike by writers and actors, a decision that follows similar pauses over the weekend by “The Drew Barrymore Show,” “The Talk” and “The Jennifer Hudson Show.” Maher last week said...

Drew Barrymore and 'The Talk' postpone their daytime talk shows until after the Hollywood strikes

Sep. 17, 2023 13:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Barrymore, who drew criticism for taping new episodes of her daytime talk show despite the ongoing writers and actors strikes, now says she'll wait until the labor issues are resolved. Hours later CBS' “The Talk” did the same. “I have listened to...

Drew Barrymore postpones premiere of her daytime talk show amid writers strike after intense criticism

Sep. 17, 2023 10:51 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Barrymore postpones premiere of her daytime talk show amid writers strike after intense criticism.

Hollywood strikes enter a new phase as daytime shows like Drew Barrymore's return despite pickets

Sep. 16, 2023 11:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Drew Barrymore Show” will begin airing fresh episodes on Monday but a lot of off-air controversy will be clinging to its typically bubbly host. Barrymore — a daughter of a proud acting dynasty — is making new batches of her syndicated talk show despite...

Drew Barrymore stalking suspect trespasses at fashion show looking for Emma Watson, police say

Sep. 14, 2023 14:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of repeatedly stalking celebrities has been arrested for barging into a dressing room at a New York City fashion show and screaming that he wanted to marry actor Emma Watson, authorities said. Chad Michael Busto, who was arrested last month after a...

Drew Barrymore dropped as National Book Awards host after her talk show resumes during strike

Sep. 12, 2023 19:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Barrymore has been dropped as host of the upcoming National Book Awards ceremony, a day after her talk show taped its first episode since the Hollywood writers strike began. “The National Book Awards is an evening dedicated to celebrating the power of...