Trevor Noah & “The Daily Show”: 5 Things To Know
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Trevor Noah & “The Daily Show”: 5 Things To Know

BY Cacy Forgenie

Comedy Central named South African comedian Trevor Noah as the new host of The Daily Show today. (1) Noah, 31, is virtually unknown to most American...

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A Brief History of the Queens Unisphere

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With its massive, shining presence as the most recognizable landmark in Queens, New Yorkers and visitors alike often forget that the Unisphere has been...

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J.K. Rowling’s Mini-Series for Grown-Ups is Coming

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J.K Rowling's first post-Potter novel, The Casual Vacancy, has been turned into a miniseries directed by Johnny Campbell, the man behind sci-fi cult classic...

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