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  1. And in the Second Round, Dave Chappelle KOs Hartford

    Amos Barshad

    Last week, on the fourth stop of his comeback tour, Dave Chappelle bombed in Hartford. Hard. Like, "stop doing your show, act openly disdainful toward everyone in the theater, ramble, then bounce" hard. And I got both a little defensive and a little ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  2. Eddie Murphy Comeback Alert, Part 3,956: Beverly Hills Cop IV?!

    Amos Barshad

    First, it was Tower Heist. Then, it was the Oscars hosting gig. And for a minute there, a few of us even talked ourselves into A Thousand Words. But despite what all outward signs might have suggested — from that career-spanning Rolling Stone c...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  3. He's Back: Arnold Schwarzenegger Confirms Terminator 5 (Plus Some...

    Amos Barshad

    Whatever else we'll end up saying about Arnold's comeback, we won't be able to deny this: The man is not leaving any bullets unfired. After some rounds of your standard Internet chatter and industry gossip, Schwarzenegger has, somewhat out of the blu...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  4. With Showtime's Pump, Schwarzenegger's Comeback Enters the Premiu...

    Amos Barshad

    Here's a big, juicy, vein-rippling surprise for you: THR reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger has sold a series to Showtime. About bodybuilding. That he himself would costar on. Interesting! According to THR, Pump — an hourlong drama set in 19...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  5. Daft Punk Randomizes Its Way to No. 1 on the Billboard 200

    Amos Barshad

    After all the rumors, anticipation, impeccable marketing campaign gambits, and, oh right, the actual music, Daft Punk's highly anticipated comeback record, Random Access Memories, landed on May 17 into a swirl of love and hate and ubiquity. (A few we...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  6. Justin Timberlake Will Play the Grammys. How's His Comeback Going...

    Amos Barshad

    The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (hereby referred to as NARAS, because that's both quicker and sounds like an adorable made-up animal from Danish children's literature) announced today that Justin Timberlake will be performing at t...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  7. D'Angelo's Comeback Album Is '99% Done,' Says Person Who Is Not D...

    Amos Barshad

    OK, granted, that person is Questlove, who's been working intimately with D'Angelo for over a decade, including on recording sessions for this 13-years-in-the-making, as-of-yet-unnamed comeback album. And so, yes, when Questlove tells us D's new one ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  8. Hollywood Tough-Guy Casting News: The Rock to Hercules; Mark Wahl...

    Amos Barshad

    Back in February, Grantland pointed your attention to the news that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was in talks for Brett Ratner's comeback flick: Hercules, a "big stomp-y sandals-and-swords flick [based on Steve Moore's Hercules: The Thracian War], a hyp...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  9. RZA's Totally Reasonable Stipulations for a Proper Wu-Tang Comeba...

    Amos Barshad

    While profiling RZA ahead of his directorial debut The Man With the Iron Fists, the New York Times asked the dude to speak on the perpetual swirl of Wu-Tang reunion chatter. And instead of handing back a canned, generic answer about how everyone real...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  10. Here's Something to Feel Good About Today: Chris Gethard Is Maybe...

    Amos Barshad

    Almost exactly two years ago, comedian Chris Gethard got his big shot. After a decade of working in the trenches at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, watching brigades and fleets and battalions of his friends go on to become SNL/Daily Show...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  11. Songs of the Week: Unicorn Kid, Bob Dylan, LOL Boys, and the Late...

    Amos Barshad

    Mariah Carey featuring Rick Ross and Meek Mill, "Triumphant" Mariah Carey's officially on American Idol now, which means her latest career comeback is in full swing, which means it's time for that first big career comeback single. By the look of...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  12. Let's Keep Twitter-Shaming Lily Allen Into Making New Music

    Amos Barshad

    Back in the fall of 2009, about half a year after she dropped her excellent second album, It's Not Me, It's You, hilarious British loudmouth Lily Allen announced she was quitting music. At the time she'd been campaigning against music piracy, but not...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  13. The Lindsay Lohan (Lifetime) Comeback Is Here

    Amos Barshad

    Lindsay Lohan is in talks for Elizabeth & Richard: A Love Story, a Lifetime movie about the famed relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. As Slate has pointed out in the past, Lohan and Taylor have some things in common, including "...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  14. A Thousand Words Trailer: Eddie Murphy's Comeback Lives!

    Amos Barshad

    Any buzz over Eddie Murphy's return to grown-up comedy in Tower Heist has now been buried deep under the towering heap of Brett Ratner's foul-mouthed, shrimp-greased screw-ups. But Heist was supposed to be just Step One in Murphy's return to our good...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  15. Eminem's Comeback Movie, About a Boxer Making a Comeback, Makes C...

    Amos Barshad

    Southpaw, Eminem's movie return, is back in development. The project was put in turnaround at its original studio, Dreamworks, but has been picked up by MGM. In the movie — co-written by Eminem and Sons of Anarchy's Kurt Sutter, and to be direc...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  16. Roseanne Teaming Up With Roseanne Producer For Roseanne-Like Show...

    Amos Barshad

    NBC has picked up Downwardly Mobile, Roseanne's comeback sitcom. Not only will the show return to the Roseanne territory - it's a multi-camera ensemble set in a mobile home - it's also brought on board Roseanne writer/executive producer Eric Gillilan...

    Blog | October 10, 2011