‘Curb’ returns with loads of well-known visitor stars, Halsey drops ‘Manic,’ Jason Momoa stars in a brand new grownup coloring guide and the most effective in popular culture the week of Jan. 13, 2019

The It Listing is Yahoo’s weekly have a look at the most effective in popular culture, together with films, music, TV, streaming, video games, books, podcasts and extra. Listed here are our picks for Jan. 13-19, together with the most effective offers we may discover for every. (Yahoo Leisure might obtain a share from purchases made through hyperlinks on this web page.)

WATCH IT: Get enthused, as a result of Larry David is bringing grumpy again within the star-studded 10th season of Curb Your Enthusiasm 

Now that the vacations are within the rearview, we will put apart our goodwill and tidings of nice pleasure and as soon as once more have fun our pure hostility and grumpiness. And there’s no yet another skilled at being hostile and grumpy than the Santa Claus of Misanthropy, Larry David. The Seinfeld co-creator is again with recent episodes of his semi-improvised HBO collection, Curb Your Enthusiasm, which aired its first season 20 years in the past in 2000. Some issues have modified for the Larry’s TV alter ego within the intervening a long time — he’s gone by a divorce, reunited with Jerry and the gang and offended the usually unflappable Lin-Manuel Miranda — however by all of it, the person himself has steadfastly refused to adapt to the instances. The opposite factor that hasn’t modified is David’s capacity to assemble an A-list forged for each new season of Curb. Along with returning favorites like Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines and Richard Lewis, Season 10 options appearances by Laverne Cox, Isla Fisher, Jane Krakowski, Fred Armisen, Kaitlin Olson, Jon Hamm and Vince Vaughn, who could have a multi-episode arc that we will solely hope involves a game of dodgeball. And also you’d greatest consider they’ve all obtained a number of causes to be indignant with Larry, whose record of annoyances this time round consists of shorts-wearing postal staff, slow-moving individuals on walkers and Newton’s immutable “regulation of sweats.” Larry could also be a crank… however he’s our crank. — Ethan Alter


Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 10 premieres Sunday, Jan. 19 at 10:30 on HBO.

WATCH IT: Will Smith and Martin Lawrence swimsuit up yet another time in Unhealthy Boys for Life

Twenty-five years after their wild first joyride — and 17 years after the even crazier sequel — Miami’s premiere unhealthy boys, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, are again for an all-new journey. Sadly, the third member of the Unhealthy Boys trio, director Michael Bay, opted to not return, surrendering the digital camera to Belgian filmmaking crew Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. However primarily based on the trailers, every little thing else in regards to the franchise stays intact, from the ultra-stylish garments and vehicles to the ultra-glamorous areas and co-stars (Vanessa Hudgens and Charles Melton be part of the forged this time) to the ultra-violent showers of explosions and gunfire that often rock the display screen. If that feels like your jam, whatcha gonna do besides purchase your tickets now? — E.A.     

Unhealthy Boys for Life opens on Friday, Jan. 17; go to Fandango for showtime and ticket data.


HEAR IT: Halsey begins a Manic panic

The pop star’s extremely anticipated third studio album boasts visitor appearances by Suga of BTS, Dominic Fike and Midas-touched super-producer Greg Kurstin (Adele, Pink, Sia). However maybe most excitingly, Manic encompasses a true assembly of the feminist minds through the centerpiece monitor “Alanis’s Interlude,” starring the one and solely Alanis Morissette herself. In a fan Q&A session, Halsey described these visitors on her wide-ranging, genre-hopping document as “individuals who actually symbolize completely different components of my psyche and completely different components of my persona in so many alternative methods.” — Lyndsey Parker

Obtain on iTunes; purchase on CD/vinyl at Amazon.

WATCH IT: Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon share real-life immigrant tales within the Apple TV+ collection Little America

With the Oscar-nominated The Huge Sick, real-life couple Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon advised the frivolously fictionalized model of how they met and fell in love. The brand new Apple TV+ mission, Little America — which was overseen by Nanjiani, Gordon, Lee Eisenberg and Alan Yang — passes the mic to different actual individuals to share their tales; each episode on this anthology collection relies on precise immigrant experiences which have been translated to the small display screen, from a Nigerian man who discovered the cowboy approach when he attended college in Texas to a rebellious Latino teenager who discovers stability by her highschool squash crew. Whereas a few of the half-hour installments function recognizable actors, together with Zachary Quinto, Sherilyn Fenn and John Ortiz, the present admirably places recent faces entrance and middle each in entrance of and behind the digital camera. Apple has already renewed Little America for a second season, which we’re assuming will function an episode about how a Pakistani comedian morphs into a totally ripped Hollywood superhero. — E.A.


Little America premieres Friday, Jan. 17 on Apple TV+.

BUY IT: Let Jason Momoa coloration your world with new grownup coloring guide

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Followers of the Aquaman star can now spend hours looking at him in numerous poses, and so they by no means even should push play, due to this grownup coloring guide. Crush and Colour: Jason Momoa: A Coloring E-book of Fantasies With an Epic Dreamboat, drawn by Maurizio Campidelli, depicts the actor doing fantastical issues that can make everybody swoon: scaling a cliff, crusing into the sundown, meditating and holding a bouquet of flowers. — Raechal Shewfelt

Crush and Colour: Jason Momoa: A Coloring E-book of Fantasies With an Epic Dreamboat is on the market at Amazon.

HEAR IT: Little Huge City brings Dusk to Carnegie Corridor

Simply someday after Little Huge City’s historic Jan.16 efficiency at New York Metropolis’s Carnegie Corridor (the primary time a mainstream nation act has performed there since 2013, and the kickoff to the quartet’s bold 2020 theater tour), they’ll drop their cinematic ninth studio album, Dusk. Co-writers on the self-produced mission embody Foy Vance, Hillary Lindsey, Daniel Tashian and the Love Junkies. — L.P.


Obtain on iTunes; purchase on CD/vinyl at Amazon.

READ IT: The graphic novel Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns and Moonage Daydreams is a must-read for the entire late singer’s starchildren 

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David Bowie’s colourful life and profession present the premise for this equally colourful graphic novel from Mike and Laura Allred and Steve Horton. Whereas early pages mirror the rigidity of the ‘50s-era English society that younger David Jones grew up in, as soon as he discovers rock ’n’ roll — and, extra importantly, his alter ego, Ziggy Stardust — Bowie blasts off into extra impressionistic realms with panel-bursting art work and corridor of mirrors storytelling. Mixing biography with meta-commentary about artwork and identification, the comedian’s artistic crew embrace the Starman’s fantasy, with out fully neglecting his humanity. Let all the kids boogie. — E.A.   

Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns and Moonage Daydreams is on the market now on Amazon and Walmart

HEAR IT: Pull out your Hammer pants to have fun ‘U Can’t Contact This’

It’s onerous to overstate the exceptional success of MC Hammer’s music, which was launched 30 years in the past this week, on Jan. 12, 1990. The monitor, which samples Rick James’s “Tremendous Freak,” spawned a lawsuit, the catchphrase “Hammer time” and the pattern of saggy pants, like those worn by Hammer himself within the music video. The monitor gained two Grammys and was nominated for a 3rd, landed within the high 10 of the Billboard charts and kicked off Hammer’s mainstream profession in an enormous approach. Give it a pay attention for outdated time’s sake, and see in the event you can cease your self from cracking a smile… or making an attempt the Hammer dance. — R.S.


“U Can’t Contact This” is on the market from Apple Music and Amazon.

WATCH IT: Brewster’s Tens of millions: Collector’s Version is price spending cash on

Certain, there’s one thing innately interesting about watching the filthy wealthy Roy household drop lavish quantities of dough everywhere in the Tri-state space within the HBO hit Succession. However you understand what’s all the time been extra entertaining? Watching the un-wealthy abruptly strike it wealthy and go fully bananas with their newfound bucks. In what’s in all probability Richard Pryor’s greatest comedy not costarring Gene Wilder, the late comedian nice performs a minor league baseball participant who learns he is about to inherit $300 from an uncle he did not know he had — if he can first blow by $30 million in 30 days — and not using a factor to point out for it. A reckless premise? Certain, however this ’80s favourite from Walter Hill (The Warriors director’s solely comedy) costarring one other late nice comedy star in John Sweet has extreme appeal and laughs to make up for it. — Kevin Polowy

Purchase Brewster’s Tens of millions: Collector’s Version on Amazon.


READ IT: Lengthy Shiny River guarantees to be this 12 months’s Gone Lady 

Simply attempt to learn the tagline for this story about sisters in Philadelphia dealing with the opioid disaster, one as a cop and one as an addict, with out eager to devour it: “Two sisters journey the identical streets, although their lives could not be extra completely different. Then considered one of them goes lacking.” Movie rights have already been snapped up, and creator Liz Moore’s thriller is already sparking comparisons to popular culture gem Gone Lady. It’s endorsed by at least The Lady on the Prepare author Paula Hawkins and Oprah Winfrey. In different phrases, learn it now earlier than you come throughout a spoiler! — R.S.

Lengthy Shiny River is on the market at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

HEAR IT: Of Montreal is so uncommon


Electropop/glam cult determine Kevin Barnes’s ever-evolving collective/mission returns with the autobiographical, self-produced opus, UR FUN. Impressed by nostalgic classics like Cyndi Lauper’s She’s So Uncommon and Janet Jackson’s Management, it’s a really early indie contender to your FUN summer time 2020 soundtrack. — L.P.

Obtain on iTunes; purchase on CD/vinyl at Amazon.