Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime
on Aug. 31, 2020, actor Chadwick Boseman in character as T'Challa in "Black Panther" and 10-year old twins Lenny, left, and Bobby Homes paying tribute to Boseman at their home in in Mesa, Ariz. on Aug. 31, 2020. (Takiyah Dupas, Marvel Studios, Annalie Homes via AP)And now, for our annual look at the year in pop culture…. Truth is, people turned to culture of all kinds in 2020 — highbrow and lowbrow — to satisfy varied and sometimes conflicting needs: Distraction, inspiration, consolation, escapism, hope. A Broadway star serenaded health workers from his apartment window, and ballet dancers performed “Swan Lake” from their bathtubs. The world mourns an actor of immense talent who, like many of his characters, radiated a regal sense of dignity.
Emmys deliver to Amazon comedies, as Phoebe Waller-Bridge wins twice
Phoebe Waller-Bridge reacts during the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. LOS ANGELES (CNN) - The Emmys smiled on repeat winners and second-year series in the comedy categories, delivering five of the six early prizes to Amazon. Phoebe Waller-Bridge was a dual winner, as lead actress and for writing her comedy "Fleabag." Alex Borstein claimed her second consecutive supporting actress win for the Amazon dramedy, while Tony Shalhoub received his fourth Emmy overall. Once the comedy categories ended, the show quickly conjured several emotional moments.
Patricia Arquette talks progress on Hollywood wage equality
Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette speaks about wage equality in Hollywood and across the United States and the progress that has been since her famous speech at last year's show. She spoke to CBS News' Carter Evans on the Oscars Red Carpet.cbsnews.com
Patricia Arquette talks “CSI: Cyber” in the Toyota Green Room
Patricia Arquette talks “CSI: Cyber” in the Toyota Green Room In this week’s edition of “Sounds of the Toyota Green Room,” Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette talks with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about “CSI: Cyber” and gives tips on dual-step authentication for email.cbsnews.com
Patricia Arquette on "CSI: Cyber," Oscar win and victory speech
Patricia Arquette on "CSI: Cyber," Oscar win and victory speech The Oscar-winner plays special agent Avery Ryan who leads an FBI unit. More than 10 million people caught last week's premiere. A real-life psychologist inspired the series. Arquette joins "CBS This Morning" with a preview of Wednesday night's episode.cbsnews.com