‘The Simpsons’ mocked upstate New York and politicians couldn’t help but weigh in

(CNN)Upstate New York is the latest recipient of the “The Simpsons’” scathing satire. In classic Simpsons fashion, the lyrics pull no punches. Start watching Fox News / Stop watching your weight There is no fancy part of it / Upstate New York. They’re fond of their booze / Hot wing sauce is great I’m gonna clog my heart in it / Upstate New York. I want to sleep in, in a city that never wakes, And find I’m fitting right in, one of the gang, par for the course. The Kodak plant’s closed, but I’m a-longin’ to stay, And go on disability in upstate New York. Can’t make it anywhere but I can make it there, I love you so, …

Grammys to take world stage Sunday, but 21 Savage will not

(CNN)When the Grammys kick off Sunday night, there will be one notable absence. He has long touted his Atlanta bona fides, so when Immigration and Customs Enforcement said 21 was British and had overstayed his visa, fans were caught off guard. Before collaborating with Post Malone — and long before his second album topped the Billboard 200 — 21 shot into hip-hop’s collective conscience in 2016 with two words: “Issa Knife.” It was in that moment — nonchalantly discussing with VladTV the tattoo of a knife that rests between his eyes — that 21 became celebrated as one of the most authentic rappers in the industry. The phrase was repeated from the city to the suburbs, made into memes and …

Lady Gaga wins her first Oscar for ‘Shallow’

Lady Gaga won her first Oscar at the 91st Annual Academy Awards.Image: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images Lady Gaga is an Academy Award winner, folks. The best song of the year, “Shallow” from A Star Is Born, earned Lady Gaga an Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday night, marking the first time the music legend has earned an Oscar. She shared the honor with co-writers Mark Daniel Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt. I mean, come on, listen to this: “I worked hard for a long time and it’s not about winning, but what’s about is not giving up,” Lady Gaga said in her acceptance speech. “If you have a dream, fight for it.” SEE ALSO: Oscars 2019: …

Here’s what’s new on Hulu in May 2019

From classic comedies to original series, welcomes plenty of great titles in May. Holiday-based anthology horror seriesmines fractured familial relationships for its Mother’s Day episode,All That We Destroy. Hulu original seriesCatch-22, based on Joseph Hellers classic satirical novel,centers on U.S. Air Force bombardierJohn Yossarian, who tries to keep his sanity as he performs his military duties. And following the premiere of its series finale in March,Broad City‘s fifth and final season will hit Hulu at the end of May. Check out the full listings below to find out whats new on Hulu this month. in May 2019: Editor’s picks Hulus new six-episode series is loosely based on Lindy Wests 2016 essay collectionShrill: Notes from a Loud Woman; West is also …

Trump’s meeting about violent video games included a montage of gore

President Donald Trump blamed violent movies and video games for the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.Image: Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images President Donald Trump had a closed meeting about the correlation between violent video games and real-life violence Thursday, and the only substantive thing that has emerged is one very gory and entertaining YouTube video. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump thinks he’s the first person to come up with movie ratings The White House posted an unlisted YouTube video Thursday titled “Violence in Video Games” — a montage of violent clips from various video games including Fallout 4, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, The Evil Within, and Wolfenstein: The New Order. The video was shown to attendees …