Check out Mini-WeSmirch for simple mobiles or WeSmirch Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:30 PM ET, November 26, 2021

WeSmirch

 Top News: 
Bruce Weber / New York Times:
Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91  —  He was the theater's most revered and influential composer-lyricist of the last half of the 20th century and the driving force behind some of Broadway's most beloved and celebrated shows.  —  Stephen Sondheim …
RELATED:
Caitlyn Hitt / The Sun:
Stephen Sondheim dead at 91 - Broadway songwriting icon who wrote lyrics for West Side Story passes away in Connecticut  —  BROADWAY songwriter Stephen Sondheim, known for hits in West Side Story and Gypsy, passed away on Friday at the age of 91.  —  He was known for his work in various plays …
Discussion: Daily Star
Ekin Karasin / The Sun:
Madonna, 63, goes on furious rant about ‘sexist’ Instagram after X-rated pics are removed ‘without her consent’  —  MADONNA went on a furious rant about “sexism” and “misogyny” after Instagram took down her X-rated photos “without her consent”.  —  The Material Girl singer, 63 …
Discussion: Dlisted and Cosmopolitan
RELATED:
The Sun:
Strictly Come Dancing's Nadiya Bychkova poses for her steamy new calendar  —  STRICTLY Come Dancing's Nadiya Bychkova shows she's a hot date while posing for her new calendar.  —  The pro dancer, 32, features in shots drinking champagne in the bath and in a cream gown cuddled up in bed.
Discussion: Daily Star
RELATED:
Francesca Librae / Daily Star:
Strictly's Dan Walker shut down by Rylan on It Takes Two after ‘awkward’ joke  —  BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker was appearing with partner Nadiya Bychkova on Strictly spin-off show It Takes Two when host Rylan said things had turned “awkward”  —  Strictly Come Dancing star Dan Walker …
Eileen Reslen / Page Six:
Hilaria Baldwin jokes she's ‘proud’ of 6-year-old son for spelling F-word  —  Perhaps he takes after dad?  —  Hilaria Baldwin revealed on her Instagram Stories on Thursday that one of her young sons recently learned how to spell the F-word and wrote the expletive all over their dusty car.
Discussion: TMZ.com, Just Jared and FemaleFirst
RELATED:
Miranda Siwak / Us Weekly:
Hilaria Baldwin Says She Didn't Think She Would ‘Make It Through’ This Year After ‘Dark Struggles’
Discussion: Page Six and People.com
Jennifer Roback / The Sun:
Who was Lisa Brown and what was her cause of death?  —  THE soap opera community is mourning the loss of one of their own following the death of Lisa Brown.  —  Reports stated she passed away on November 24, 2021, at age 67 years old.  —  Who was Lisa Brown?
Discussion: Daily Star
RELATED:
SOD / Soap Opera Digest:
Soap Fave Dies At 67  —  Emmy-nominee Lisa Brown passed away on November 24 at age 67 after a brief illness.  Born August 2, 1954 in Kansas City, MO, Brown made her mark on daytime as Nola Reardon on GUIDING LIGHT (1980-85) and as Iva Snyder on AS THE WORLD TURNS (1985-94); both roles were created by famed writer Douglas Marland.
Discussion: The Sun
TMZ.com:
Former ‘X Factor’ Star Thomas Wells Dead at 46  —  EXCLUSIVE  — 711 … Thomas Wells, famous for singing on a ton of talent competition shows including ‘X Factor,’ is dead ... TMZ has learned.  —  Thomas died earlier this month following an accident while working on the job …
Discussion: The US Sun
Tara Palmeri / Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: A Dave Chappelle Thanksgiving special  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  READ OF THE DAY — WaPo's account of our own Meridith McGraw's retelling via Twitter of one dead turkey's journey on a Southwest flight from DCA to Austin: through scanning at TSA, into an overhead bin and …
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Hi, Jimmy Kimmel Burned His Hair and Eyebrows Off While Cooking a Turkey  —  ? Get grilled by your family about your personal life?  Accidentally argue about politics with your uncle?  Eat so much pie that you might literally be 90% pumpkin at this point?  Well, all that is still better …
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Page Six
Corinne Heller / E! Online:
Cooper Hefner's Wife Scarlett Byrne Hefner Is Pregnant With Twins  —  The late Hugh Hefner's son Cooper Henfer and his wife, Harry Potter and The Vampire Diaries actress Scarlett Byrne Hefner, are expecting babies No. 2 and 3.  —  Looks like late Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's son Cooper Hefner …
Discussion: FemaleFirst, Daily Star and Just Jared
RELATED:
People.com:
Cooper Hefner and Actress Scarlett Byrne Hefner Expecting Twins: ‘Could Not Be Happier’
Discussion: Daily Mail
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of WeSmirch at 6:30 PM ET, November 26, 2021.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
WeSmirch: site main
WeSmirch River: reverse chronological WeSmirch
WeSmirch Mobile: for phones
WeSmirch Leaderboard: WeSmirch's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
WeSmirch RSS feed
WeSmirch on X
 
 
 More News: 
Ryan Parry / The Sun:
Jon Gosselin hospitalized after being bitten by deadly spider
Discussion: Page Six
The Sun:
Katie Price's ex Kris Boyson drops big hint she's messaged him after split - but insists they'll never get back together
Discussion: Daily Star
Carly Hacon / Daily Star:
I'm A Celeb's Nicola McLean says ‘boring’ Frankie Bridge 'won't risk Loose Women axe'
Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee Are Still in Wedding Planning Mode Nearly 2 Years After Engagement: 'It's All Being Worked Out'
Sally Nolan / Daily Star:
Rita Ora's sexiest looks - string bikinis, see-through dresses and dress split to hip
 Earlier Picks: 
Ethan Blackshaw / Dailystar.co.uk:
Prince William admits he hid ‘burden’ from Kate Middleton at start of their marriage
Discussion: Marie Claire and FemaleFirst
TMZ.com:
Camila Cabello Hollywood Hills Home in Escrow
Discussion: RADAR and FemaleFirst
Felicity Cross / The Sun:
I'm A Celeb bosses fear mass walkout as three stars have urgent medical treatment
Discussion: Daily Star and The US Sun
Daniela Avila / People.com:
Family of Astroworld Victim John Hilgert, 14, Sue Travis Scott and Demand Changes
Discussion: TMZ.com and The US Sun
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Scott Nover / Slate:
Websites that shut down make it hard for journalists to preserve writing clips, but maintaining a defunct site creates technical issues including security risks

Sam Buckingham-Jones / Australian Financial Review:
Australian businessman Kerry Stokes launches The Nightly, a daily online newspaper with backing from billionaires Katie Page, Chris Ellison, and Gina Rinehart

Bloomberg:
While Netflix is profitable in South Korea, local rivals Tving and Wavve lost a combined ~$165M in 2023 and are reportedly in talks to merge

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
memeorandum
 What US political commentators are discussing online right now