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  • British singer and number one breakup songwriter of the century Adele will return to the Saturday Night Live stage on Oct. 24. Not as a musical guest, but as the episode’s host.  A tweet from her Twitter account confirmed her hosting duties and announced that the musical guest for the episode will be R&B singer...

  • For the first time ever, the Beastie Boys have allowed one of their songs to be used in an ad. And it’s a Joe Biden ad. The Beastie Boys’ 1994 hit, “Sabotage,” made its “commercial” debut during televised NFL games on Sunday. It’s a fitting accompaniment for an ad aimed at shining a light on...

  • Apple’s new iPhone 12 lineup begins dropping Oct. 23. The company’s latest mobile phone model is a bit different than its previous iterations. For example, this will be the first iPhone to come with 5G. Another thing different about this Apple release: it’s the first flagship iPhone to launch in the midst of the coronavirus...

  • With the U.S. presidential election just weeks away, voter suppression efforts are in full-swing on social media. Among the prime targets for voter suppression attempts: The world’s largest social network, Facebook, and its sister platform, Instagram. In an interview published on Sunday, Facebook’s VP of Global Affairs and Communications Nick Clegg said that the company...

  • Aaron Sorkin loves himself some drama. It can make for a gripping story even when he’s tackling a subject that isn’t based in fiction, as we saw in The Social Network. But that pursuit of dramatic tension can also lead to divergences away from what actually happened…as we also saw in The Social Network. Sorkin’s...