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Norm Macdonald shot stand-up special before death, coming to Netflix this month

Norm Macdonald recorded one last stand-up special prior to his death last September. Lori Jo Hoekstra, the late Quebec City-born comedian’s long-time producing partner, confirmed the news in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.  It will be titled Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special, per his recommendation, and release on Netflix on May 30th. Per Hoekstra, Macdonald …

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Twitter has begun firing top management as company looks to cut costs

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was recently reported to be planning about cutting jobs and costs over at Twitter, once his multi-billion dollar acquisition is complete. Even though the acquisition hasn’t officially gone through, the axing seems to have already begun. Interrupting my paternity leave to share some final @twitter-related news: I’m leaving the …

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Google ditches the headphone jack from the Pixel 6a

Google unveiled the Pixel 6a at its I/O event on Wednesday. In Canada, the phone costs $599 and comes with the company’s top-of-the-line Tensor chipset. However, Google neglected to mention one important missing feature: the Pixel 6 ditches the 3.5mm headphone jack. This is a first for Google’s entry-level a-series smartphone line. Though I don’t …

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Astronomers unveil first image of the Milky Way’s central black hole

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION The Event Horizon Telescope collaboration unveiled the first image of the super massive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way, showing a ring of blazing, super-heated material just outside the shadow of its event horizon, the gravitational point of no return for anything falling in. Credit: …

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