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Comedian Michelle Wolf, who hosted this years White House Correspondents dinner, drawing praise from some viewers, with her jabs at President Trump and his administration, including Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, “I actually really like Sarah. I think she’s very resourceful. She burns facts and then she uses that ash to create a perfect smoky eye.” via the Washington Post, is back in the news, this time, the headline finds that the comedians Netflix original talk show, The Break With Michelle Wolf,’ has been cancelled after just its first season on the streaming platform. Netflix according to Variety, “declines to release viewership information for its original shows, so it it unknown what size audiences Wolf,” drew, she isn’t the only cancelled talk show, the news also finds, that ‘The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale,’ also in its first run, was cancelled. Its unclear if this is sign the popular streaming service is backing away from the talk show format, since they have requested another season of David Letterman’s, ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.’


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The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin died on Thursday she was seventy-six years old. Fans, musicians, and politicians alike have paid their respects to the legendary singers memory, on Friday the family announced funeral arrangements Franklin will be laid to rest on August 31st, 2018, at “Woodlawn Cemetery” in Detroit, alongside her late father C.L. Franklin, and other family members. The funeral is private service for friends and family. The family has arranged a public viewing at “Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History,” to be held on August 28th and 29th from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. both days. 

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Disney released a teaser for their upcoming live-action movie adaptation of Kim Possible, the animated series, the live-action movie is airing sometime in 2019 

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Mile 22: starring Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais, and John Malkovich.

American intelligence officer with the help of a elite top-secret tactical command unit, races to smuggle a mysterious police officer who possess sensitive information out of the country. 

Rated R with a running time of one-hour and thirty-five minutes

Crazy Rich Asians: starring Constance Wu, Henry Goldberg, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan 

Follow native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriends family, the romantic comedy is based on the bestselling book by author Kevin Kwan 

Rated PG-13 with a running time of two-hours and one minute 

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