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Comedians on Getting Slapped — and Much, Much Worse — While on Stage

Maybe Chris Rock took Will Smith’s slap so well, because for stand-ups, angry hecklers (sometimes even with knives!) are an occupational hazard they’ve long since learned to live with

For 25 Years, We’ve Reduced ‘G.I. Jane’ to Demi Moore’s Shaved Head

Chris Rock’s disastrous Oscar joke about the 1997 drama reinforced its status as a cultural punchline. But at the time, the film was a flawed but fervent feminist statement — and its star’s attempt to gain some respect as an actress

The Oscars Slap Broke White People’s Brains

The failure to process an altercation between Black celebrities made for some historically unhinged tweets

‘King Richard’ Celebrates One Hero at the Expense of Two Others

This Oscar-contending sports drama honors the sacrifices Richard Willams made so his daughters Venus and Serena could become tennis champions. But the film’s a little too quick to put a crown on him