Brooks Barnes

Hollywood reporter for the New York Times

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Hollywood correspondent for the New York Times

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Brooks Barnes, Hollywood reporter for The New York Times, joins Matt Belloni, editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter, to discuss top entertainment news stories of the week.

Hollywood news banter: Comedies in crisis at the box office

Brooks Barnes, Hollywood reporter for The New York Times, joins Matt Belloni, editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter, to discuss top entertainment news stories of the week.

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Doesn’t it seem like everybody has a podcast these days? Comedians, actresses, business owners, journalists, chefs. The podcast startup, Luminary, is capitalizing on that.

Luminary wants to be the Netflix of podcasting, but is it too late to cash in?

Doesn’t it seem like everybody has a podcast these days? Comedians, actresses, business owners, journalists, chefs. The podcast startup, Luminary, is capitalizing on that.

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The National Rifle Association today  broke the silence  it's maintained since last week's elementary-school massacre in Connecticut.

Is a Culture Captivated by Guns Ready for Change

The National Rifle Association today broke the silence it's maintained since last week's elementary-school massacre in Connecticut.

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