Why some people are more likely to believe COVID-19 conspiracy theories

Think before you click. People who get their news from social-media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are more likely to have misperceptions about COVID-19, according to new study led by researchers at McGill University in...

Gandhi’s glasses surface after being left in mailbox

Glasses that once belonged to Mahatma Gandhi have surfaced after they were left in the mailbox of a UK auction house. The BBC reports that the glasses were found in a plain envelope by staff...

Hearst Magazines in no rush to replace ousted president

The owner of Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Good Housekeeping magazines is refusing to search for a candidate to replace ousted Hearst Magazines president Troy Young in hopes that his temporary successor becomes permanent, Media Ink...

‘E! News’ among canceled shows in NBCUniversal restructure

Three E! entertainment news shows — “E! News,” “Pop of the Morning,” and “In the Room” — have been canceled, Variety has learned. The move comes just a year after E! announced an expansion to its...

3 Bon Appétit’s Test Kitchen stars of color are departing the video channel

These Bon Appétit stars are saying bon voyage. Bon Appétit Test Kitchen contributing writer Priya Krishna, assistant food editor Sohla El-Waylly and contributing food editor Rick Martinez have announced they are leaving the video channel. Their...

Bon Appétit Test Kitchen star Molly Baz resigns in solidarity

Yet another Bon Appétit Test Kitchen star has resigned — but this time in solidarity with colleagues at the controversy-ridden video channel. Molly Baz, the senior food editor at Bon Appétit, announced her exit Friday...

More Bon Appétit Test Kitchen stars exit amid disputes with Condé Nast

The talent roster behind the popular Bon Appétit Test Kitchen series on YouTube continues to unravel. Two more BA Test Kitchen hosts said Friday they won’t appear in the videos anymore — continuing the...

Pete Hamill was a legend, hero and friend

When word filtered out on Wednesday that the great and bold Pete Hamill — author, newspaperman and Brooklynite — was dead, I knew what he would say. All I had to do was go back...

Creem magazine’s wild misfit days of sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll

The office of Creem magazine was as unruly as the music that its writers covered. One day, when local hero Iggy Pop paid a visit to the mag’s Detroit headquarters, publisher/founder Barry Kramer sneaked...

Condé Nast may face fight in bid to leave WTC offices

Glossy magazine empire Condé Nast is looking to move its headquarters out of the World Trade Center — a surprise shift that insiders say could spur a knockdown, drag-out battle with its landlords. The publisher...