Some weeks the news is like a clown hiding in your sewer. This is one of those weeks. But don't worry, we've got you covered. We've taken it upon ourselves to quickly summarize the most important and/or ridiculous news stories from the last week (or so).

LOstme Simpsows COMPOrER ALF CLAUSEN has been fired after 27 years The two-time Emmy winner said he and his orchestra team were let go as producers se

Source: Variety

2017 WAS THE WORST SUMMER BOX-OFFICE SEASON IN 25 YEARS Nor EASY BEING MEH INDUSTRY INSIDERS BLAME THE SLUMP ON TOO MANY BAD MOVIES... EMOJI MOVIE AOA

THE FDA IS FAST-TRACKING MDMA FOR REVIEW AS A PTSD TREATMENT. The Schedule I drug has been difficult to research due to stigma and lack of funding, bu

yOU CANIT DO THAT ON TELEVISION THE VARIETY TV COMEDY SHOW THAT BECAME SYNONYMOUS WITH NICKELODEON AND GREEN SLIME... IS GETTING A REBOOT. NO RELEASE

Source: The AV Club

A JURY FOUND AMMON BUNDY AND SIX OTHER WILDLIFE REFUGE OCCUPIERS NOT GUILTY ON ALL COUNTS. Bundy lead an armed group and occupied Oregon's Malheur Nat

Source: KATU

CRACKEDCO HURRICANE HARVEY IS EXPECTED TO BE THE MOST EXPENSIVE NATURAL DISASTER IN U.S. HISTORY. Harvey made landfall. in southeast Texas as a Catego

Sources: CNN, CNN

FLAVOR FLAV IS SUING CHUCK D OVER UNPAID ROYALTIES. The Public Enemy hype man alleges his bandmate withheld streaming revenue, and used his likeness f

Source: Variety

A FEDERAL JUDGE TOSSED SARAH PALIN'S DEFAMATION LAWSUIT AGAINST THE NEW YORK TIMES. Palin sued after an editorial linked an ad run by the former gover

Source: The Hill

ED SKREIN HAS STEPPED DOWN FROM HIS ROLE IN HELLBOY AFTER WHITEWASHING CONCERNS. He was originally cast to play Major Ben Daimio, a character with Asi

Source: Deadline

STORMFRONT.ORG HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN. Domain holder Network Solutions pulled the PRIDE plug on the site amid complaints that it promoted racial hate, WOR

Source: ABC News

A NORTH KOREAN BALLISTIC MISSILE FLEW OVER NORTHERN JAPAN, PROMPTING THE ESAPANESEGOVERNMENTT TO ALERT THE POPULATION THERE TO SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATEL

Source: CNN

CLOWNS ARE GIRDING THEMSELVES FOR FEWER JOBS AFTER IT PREMIERS. The World Clown Association has released a press kit to prepare clowns for the incomin

amazon IS BEING SUED FOR SELLING DEFECTIVE ECLIPSE GLASSES. A South Carolina couple claim they suffered eye damage from viewing the eclipse through th

Source: CBC

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