Call Me Nazim or The Tiger: CNN’s Moni Basu has a gripping longread about Nazim Khan, an Indian wildlife conservationist who is determined to save a man-eating tiger who is suspected of killing 10 people. “She’s gotten used to killing people. This is easy prey for her. She’s going to kill again,” says Khan ominously at one point. Note: If you’re like me, you won’t be able to stop thinking about Moby Dick while reading the piece. (CNN)
Only the Parrot Knows: Police officials in Uttar Pradesh, India, are crediting a pet parrot with helping lead officers to the alleged killer of a local woman. The bird — a parrot named Heera — reportedly “sulked whenever somebody would call [the suspect’s] name,” according to the victim’s brother-in-law. (Hindustan Times)
M. Night Shyamalan’s Microbudget Thriller: The Sixth Sense director has some intriguing tweets about his next project, which is called Sundowning (alas, he doesn’t say who is starring in it.)
Danny Pudi Knows What Fans Want: Along with co-stars Gillian Jacobs and Jim Rash, Pudi did incredibly well at answering questions about Community’s rabid online fan base during a recent guest appearance on the Comedy Central show @midnight.
Paul Rudd Tries A Little Freddie: The actor lip-synced to the Queen classic “Don’t Stop Me Now” on The Tonight Show on Monday. The fun starts at around four minutes in.