Two of America’s greatest national treasures will be returning to host the Golden Globes on Jan. 11, and they’ve created this charming promo video to prove it ... Discuss

Following the reemergence of allegations of sexual assault by at numerous women, several colleges have announced that they are distancing themselves from Bill Cosby. Freed-Hardeman University, a Christian college in Tennessee, has canceled an upcoming appearance, and will instead replace him as speaker with Dr. Ben Carson. In a statement, the school’s president said, “We know that names we have seen in the media represent real people who will be affected long after FHU’s dinner has passed. Please join us in praying for healing and peace for those involved.”

The University of Massachusetts Amherst have asked Cosby to step down from his position as an honorary co-chairman of the school’s fundraising campaign. The comedian holds both a masters and doctorate degree from the school. A spokesperson released a statement saying, “He no longer has any affiliation with the campaign nor does he serve in any other capacity for the university.” The Boston’s Berklee College of Music (that had a scholarship named after him) and High Point University in North Carolina have also cut ties with Cosby. Cosby’s lawyer has denied the allegations, made by more then a dozen women dating back decades, calling them “unsubstantiated” and “discredited” ... Discuss

For a clothing company, Patagonia sure does dislike consumerism. And, they particularly hate the shopping free-for-all known as Black Friday. Every year, they try to prevent consumers from taking part in the retail madness with a new campaign, and this year, they’ve decided to just give clothes away in exchange for old threads. At eight of their stores around the country, you can bring your used Patagonia gear and exchange it for other lightly-used duds as part of their Worn Wear campaign. If you can’t find anything you like, you can go to the site Yerdle, and use a special card they’ll give you for the used clothes ... Discuss

If you are a regular listener to the true-crime investigative podcast series Serial (you know, that one everyone is talking about), than you may remember that on a recent show, host Sarah Koenig told listeners how expensive their production was. Because the bill was being paid by This American Life (the same team produces both podcasts), without donations, there could be no season two. Well, they’ve now announced, “between the money you donated and sponsorship, we’ll be able to make a second season. We don’t know yet what the story will be or exactly when we’ll be airing Season Two, but we’ll be working on it as soon as this season ends.” Thanks to the generous support of listeners like you and Mail … Kimp?, Serial will be back after the mystery of Adnan Syed concludes ... Discuss

On Monday, the bakery of Natalie Dubose was damaged during riots in Ferguson, following the announcement that a grand jury would not indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Mike Brown. Distraught that she would not be able to keep up with the holiday season business, Dubose set up a GoFundMe page, writing, “I’m beside myself, but with the holidays, can't stop working. I'm very busy cleaning and trying to repair my business. I'm also trying to catch up on baking cakes for Thanksgiving! … I'm not sure where to find the money to repair my little bakery.”

The campaign caught the attention of a few TV personalities, and soon, her crowdsourcing effort went viral. So far, people from around the country have pledged more than $250,000 to help get her and the bakery back on their feet. Following the outpouring of generosity, she took to social media, writing, “Thank you to EVERYONE for the kind words, prayers, and emotional support. I am so humbly blessed!” ... Discuss

The trailer for JJ Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now online. Stop whatever you are doing, and watch it immediately ... Discuss