Salman Rushdie on censorship.
Obama calls for repeal of Defense of Marriage Act.
François Hollande assumes the presidency in France.
Joan Rivers really hates Tom Cruise.
Rebekah Brooks to be prosecuted in hacking case.
Terrence Malick’s latest gets a title and rating.
Ellen DeGeneres to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Go on a fast bender with Michael Fassbender.
When John Irving was young, he wanted to have sex with wrestlers.
Lady Gaga is too tawdry to perform in Indonesia.
Howard Stern’s 10 most outrageous moments.
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