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Who Did it? TV Viewers Intrigued by HBO's 'The Undoing'

Who Did it? TV Viewers Intrigued by HBO's 'The Undoing'

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Dec 2

The dramatic conclusion to "The Undoing," HBO's whodunit starring Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman, proved how it's still possible to bring people together in today's fragmented television world.

RHOC's Braunwyn Windham-Burke Comes Out as Gay

RHOC's Braunwyn Windham-Burke Comes Out as Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 2

In a new interview with GLAAD, Braunwyn Windham-Burke came out as gay on Wednesday.

Lady Gaga and Oreo Announce Limited Edition Cookie to Promote Kindness

Lady Gaga and Oreo Announce Limited Edition Cookie to Promote Kindness

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 2

Lady Gaga and Oreo have teamed up for a limited edition line of cookies to "spread musical messages of kindness."

Openly Gay WWE Icon Pat Patterson Dies at 79

Openly Gay WWE Icon Pat Patterson Dies at 79

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 2

Openly gay WWE icon Pat Patterson has died at age 79.

Stay Home for the Holidays or Get Tested Twice, CDC Urges

Stay Home for the Holidays or Get Tested Twice, CDC Urges

NEWS | By Lindsey Tanner | Dec 2

Don't travel over the upcoming holidays. But if you must, consider getting coronavirus tests before and after, U.S. health officials urged Wednesday.

Watch: Boldly Queer Italian Director Ferzan Ozpetek Zooms on His Latest, 'The Goddess of Fortune'

Watch: Boldly Queer Italian Director Ferzan Ozpetek Zooms on His Latest, 'The Goddess of Fortune'

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 2

Ferzan Ozpetek is one of Italy's most prolific and underrated filmmakers. He also happens to be one of the only Italian directors who is boldly queer-inclusive. EDGE zoomed with him about his latest, "The Goddess of Fortune."

What's In a Name? With Elaine Paige, It's Confusion on Twitter

What's In a Name? With Elaine Paige, It's Confusion on Twitter

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 2

Broadway and West End musical star Elaine Paige found herself on Twitter yesterday in a case of mistaken identity.

'You're Assuming that I'm Completely Straight': Viggo Mortensen Joins Debate Over Straight Actors Playing Gay Roles

'You're Assuming that I'm Completely Straight': Viggo Mortensen Joins Debate Over Straight Actors Playing Gay Roles

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 2

Viggo Mortensen is the latest actor to face a backlash about straight actors playing gay roles, teasing in an interview that he may not be as straight as people think.

In Moving Post, Elliot Page Comes Out as Transgender

In Moving Post, Elliot Page Comes Out as Transgender

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 2

"Juno" and "The Umbrella Academy" star Elliot Page, formally known as Ellen Page, took to social media Tuesday too announce they are transgender, saying he identifies as he/they pronouns.

James Corden Gets Slammed for 'Gayface' Role in 'The Prom'

James Corden Gets Slammed for 'Gayface' Role in 'The Prom'

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 2

After 'Cats' and 'The Prom,' James Corden should avoid movie musicals. In the upcoming 'The Prom' he plays an out Broadway actor with stereotypes in place.

News

Watch: Trans Woman Chae'Meshia Simms Shot, Killed in Va.

Watch: Trans Woman Chae'Meshia Simms Shot, Killed in Va.

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 2

Family and friends are grieving Chae'Meshia Simms, a transgender woman who was shot and killed in Richmond, Virginia, in her mother's rental car on Nov. 23, just after the end of Transgender Awareness Week.

Entertainment

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey Too Hot To Handle?

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey Too Hot To Handle?

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 2

Australian Harry Jowsey was the break-out star from Netflix's hit reality show "Too Hot Too Handle" this past summer. And a recent trip to California's Venice Beach showed as to why.

Business

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

BUSINESS | By Michelle Chapman | Dec 1

The Nasdaq stock exchange is seeking U.S. authority to require more diversity in the boardrooms of Nasdaq-listed companies, or for those companies to explain why they can not.

Technology

A Year in 60 Secs: TikTok Lists Top Videos, Creators of 2020

A Year in 60 Secs: TikTok Lists Top Videos, Creators of 2020

TECHNOLOGY | By Kristin M. Hall | Dec 2

From skateboarding to Fleetwood Mac to learning Cardi B's rump-shaking choreography, TikTok users got creative in a pandemic year with new songs, dances and memes in 60 seconds or less.

Finance

Your Guide to Charitable Giving for The Holidays

Your Guide to Charitable Giving for The Holidays

FINANCE | By Kelly Anne Smith | Dec 2

At the end of a long, difficult year, with millions of Americans unemployed and struggling, you may feel moved to be extra generous this holiday season. Here's a how-to guide for this difficult year.

Cars

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Dec 1

Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail.

Style

Cheers, Salud, Prost! Our Favorite Spirits Gifts of the Season

Cheers, Salud, Prost! Our Favorite Spirits Gifts of the Season

STYLE | Dec 2

EDGE searched high and low for our favorite libations of the season, unearthing an array of spirits (along with Instagram-worthy packaging) for the best liquor gifts of 2020.

Health/Fitness

As Hospitals Fill With COVID Patients, Medical Reinforcements Are Hard to Find

As Hospitals Fill With COVID Patients, Medical Reinforcements Are Hard to Find

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, and Carrie Feibel | Dec 2

Hospitals are worried staffing levels won't be able to keep up with demand as doctors, nurses and specialists such as respiratory therapists become exhausted or, worse, infected and sick themselves.

Travel

Canada: US Border Measures to Last Until Virus Under Control

Canada: US Border Measures to Last Until Virus Under Control

TRAVEL | By Rob Gillies | Dec 2

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday the ban on nonessential travel with the United States will not be lifted until COVID-19 is significantly more under control around the world.

Nightlife

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

NIGHTLIFE | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29

Saturdays at London's Heaven Nightclub are getting a little happier - at least, the meals are. New COVID rules say bars must serve "substantial meals" with drinks, and McDonald's is partnering with the club.