Weekend News Roundup! Deadpool, Drake, and Ferris Fest

Published February 22, 2016

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend. 

To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee died at the age of 89 at her home in Monroeville, Alabama. [NY Times]

•  Love, Judd Apatow’s off-kilter and hilarious rom-com series starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust, premiered on Netflix. [The Guardian]

•  Kanye West released a music video for “All Day / I Feel Like That” directed by Steve McQueen [Pitchfork]

•  Deadpool won the weekend box office, beating out Kung Fu Panda 3 by a huge margin. [BOM]

•  Drake performed “Hotline Bling” at a bat mitzvah in NYC. [Pitchfork]

•  The city of Chicago is honoring the 30th anniversary of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off with a three-day long “Ferris Fest.” [Vulture]

• Ryan Reynolds responded to a petition for him to host SNL as Deadpool with a video parodying Kanye West’s backstage rant earlier this week. [Deadline]