Weekend News Roundup! Bowie’s Blackstar, Princestagram, and the MTV EMAs

Published October 26, 2015

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


• The New York City police no longer like Quentin Tarantino. [Deadline]

• David Bowie is releasing a new album, Blackstar, in January. The first single comes out next month. [David Bowie]

• The MTV European Music Awards happened. Ed Sheeran got a bit tipsy; tennis player Novak Djokovic presented an award to an absent Nicki Minaj; Mark Ronson felt uncomfortable. [The Guardian]

• The Martian is back at number one at the box office.

• Actresses Maureen O’Hara (How Green Was My Valley, the original Miracle on 34th Street, the original The Parent Trap, Rio Grande) and Marion Ross (Happy Days) passed away. They were 95 and 87 respectively. [Bloomberg, LA Times]

• Man-children rejoice: Super Troopers 2 is currently filming. [Slash Film

• And finally, PRINCE JOINED INSTAGRAM. His handle is @princestagram. [Pitchfork