Arts&Culture


Kim Kardashian Turns 36
- October 25, 2016

Kim Kardashian is celebrating her 36th birthday . The site reports that one of the men on bike appears to be toting a backpack during the getaway, and all of them are moving much faster. In fact, after all these years, I have finally found the circumstances in which I can honestly say I hope Kim Kardashian doesn't change a thing. A source told PEOPLE this week she "is still having a hard time" and "has zero desire to resume her old life ". (more...)
James Gunn Responds To Tim Miller Leaving Deadpool 2 James Gunn Responds To Tim Miller Leaving Deadpool 2
- October 25, 2016

Reynolds' belief in the movie paid off big time, as the R-rated superhero film eventually grossed more than $750 million in theaters worldwide and became a cultural phenomenon (see: Ajax/Francis memes). This will likely take the wind out of the sails for fans as "the overpaid tool's" success in the first flick indeed impressed many . It has also been claimed that they disagreed on their vision for the film, with Miller arguing for a " more stylised sequel" while Reynolds wanted to return ... (more...)
Why The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Is Worried About Terrorism Why The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Is Worried About Terrorism
- October 25, 2016

Kendall Jenner at the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The show which "merges fashion, fantasy and entertainment", according to the organisers, will be shown on CBS television in the U.S. Other angels returning this year include Josephine Skriver , Lais Ribeiro , Martha Hunt , Romee Strijd , Sara Sampaio , Stella Maxwell , Taylor Hill , as well as new faces. (more...)
Cubs shut out Dodgers to advance to World Series
- October 24, 2016

The Chicago Cubs made history Saturday night, clinching the National League Championship to pave the way to their first World Series since 1945. The Cubs will now move on to the World Series, in which they will face the Cleveland Indians, in their attempt to win their first World Series since 1908. (more...)
Minneapolis Police Officers Cleared in Shooting Death of Jamar Clark
- October 24, 2016

Jamar Clark, 24, was shot in the head on November 15 in a confrontation with two white police officers on the city's north side, where the ensuing protests included an 18-day encampment around the area's police precinct. Schwarze then shot Clark in an encounter that lasted barely a minute. "To say they couldn't find any policy violation verges on the absurd", said Albert Goins. (more...)
Bob Dylan called 'impolite and arrogant' by Nobel prize voter Bob Dylan called 'impolite and arrogant' by Nobel prize voter
- October 23, 2016

When announcing the shock award last week, the Nobel Academy said he had been honoured for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition" . French writer Jean-Paul Satre refused the 1964 prize. Swedish Academy permanent secretary, Sara Danius said she was "not at all anxious". "If he doesn't want to come, he won't come". (more...)
Yet Another Woman Accuses Trump of Inappropriate Sexual Conduct Yet Another Woman Accuses Trump of Inappropriate Sexual Conduct
- October 23, 2016

Feeling uncomfortable, Drake said the women left and returned to their rooms. According to Think Progress , Virginia became emotional when speaking on the moment Trump assaulted her."He then walked up to me and reached his right arm and grabbed my right arm", she said. (more...)
All-star audience at nostalgic Lady Gaga gig, just before album release
- October 23, 2016

Gaga has already shared several tracks from the upcoming album, including " Perfect Illusion ", with accompanying music video , "A-YO" and " Million Reasons ". At this point I've accepted that a return to the Gaga that gave us " Bad Romance " and "Alejandro" probably isn't in the cards, and that she's an ever-changing artist that refuses to be easily defined. (more...)
SWINTON Speaks Of New Planet In DOCTOR STRANGE Movie Finale
- October 22, 2016

Honor executives cited Strange's characters traits, such as courage and resolve, as well as his relationship with technology aligned well with the brand and its "For the courageous", tagline. Doctor Strange , which stars Benedict Cumberbatch , Chiwetel Ejiofor , Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, and Tilda Swinton, is the second installment to Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, coming hot off the heels of Captain America: Civil War . (more...)
Laverne Cox reveals why she almost didn't take Rocky Horror reboot role Laverne Cox reveals why she almost didn't take Rocky Horror reboot role
- October 22, 2016

Fox's revamp of the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show is the latest musical to get an all-star, big-budget TV remake treatment, and PBS is airing a behind-the-scenes/making-of documentary about Hamilton - Broadway's hottest ticket, and now Chicago's too. (more...)
New Prince music coming, Warner Bros. promises months after singer's death New Prince music coming, Warner Bros. promises months after singer's death
- October 22, 2016

For die-hard Prince fans, the big news is a re-mastered and expanded re-issue of Purple Rain , whose second disc will include previously unreleased tracks. According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press (http://bit.ly/2eA07ht ), the albums will be the first official Prince releases since he died April 21 of an accidental drug overdose. (more...)
Who will die in The Walking Dead season 7 premiere? Who will die in The Walking Dead season 7 premiere?
- October 22, 2016

With so many characters kicking the bucket throughout the years of The Walking Dead's existence, it's easy to forget about some of the very first ones we've had to say goodbye to. The season seven opener looks like one of the most traumatic in the show's history yet. She continued: "We didn't intend to have any clues so I couldn't tell you if there were". (more...)
Kanye West Is Not Very Pleased with Jay Z
- October 22, 2016

Yeezy was feeling "tight" about a few things related to Drake's "Pop Style" single that was first released featuring verses from "The Throne" aka, Kanye and Jay Z, but appeared sans their bars on VIEWS, Drake's latest album. Bring the kids by the house. I said, 'Man, just go ahead and throw that on there. The rapper-a part owner in Tidal , as well as a longtime friend of fellow rapper Jay Z , who owns the music streaming service-pushed for the tech giant to acquire Tidal earlier this ... (more...)
NFL Notes: NFL to reopen Brown investigation after abuse docs emerge
- October 22, 2016

No charges were filed and Brown served only a one-game suspension at the beginning of the 2016 season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. The league says it now plans to review this new information and will decide any next steps it will take. McAdoo was asked to clarify his position on domestic violence multiple times. (more...)
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
- October 22, 2016

Reacher determines to clear Turner of charges of espionage and responsibility of the deaths of two military investigators under her command operating in Afghanistan. The Board wants kids to watch Cruise's new film. There's really no point going into more depth about the plot, because it's too convoluted and inconsequential to matter. (more...)
Officially ruled out for Week 7 Officially ruled out for Week 7
- October 22, 2016

Like any other team, the Steelers are looking to improve their record by beating the Patriots on Sunday. It's a downgrade for all the Pittsburgh receivers. Roethlisberger has played through injuries in the past, and he's never missed more than four games in a season. QB Landry Jones will start for as long as Roethlisberger is out and obviously represents a huge downgrade. (more...)
Snoopy, Peanuts gang, cut loose by MetLife as it retools biz Snoopy, Peanuts gang, cut loose by MetLife as it retools biz
- October 22, 2016

In fact, there won't be any MetLife blimps, period: the company is phasing out its use of the aerial vehicles in the skies above sporting events. Earlier this year, MetLife chose to do away with a majority of its USA life insurance business. (more...)
Please Enjoy Melania Trump Explaining Away Donald's Pussy Comments Please Enjoy Melania Trump Explaining Away Donald's Pussy Comments
- October 19, 2016

As of now, it seems unlikely that Bush will be asked to join the Trump TV network Donald is reportedly trying to get off the ground. Bush was suspended at the morning show two days after contents of the 2005 tape were reported on October 7. (more...)
Rihanna Joins Paul McCartney for Surprise Desert Trip Performance Rihanna Joins Paul McCartney for Surprise Desert Trip Performance
- October 18, 2016

Paul McCartney had a special guest for his second turn at Desert Trip at the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Saturday night: Rihanna . Although both singers regularly include their song "FourFiveSeconds" in their sets, this was the first time they have performed it together since the 2015 Grammys. (more...)
Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley star in 'Big Little Lies' Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley star in 'Big Little Lies'
- October 18, 2016

The trailer, which shows the three main characters - Madeline, Celeste, and Jane - running along the beach, appearing on the surface like the ideal picture of motherhood, is interwoven with images of their true indiscretions flashing before the viewer's eyes. (more...)
Songwriter, Malibu Resident, Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature
- October 18, 2016

At 75-year-old it was said Bob Dylan was selected "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". What's more, he's also the first American to have won the prize in more than two decades. It includes songs like "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again", "Just Like a Woman" and "Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat". His 1965 classic " Like a Rolling Stone " was named the greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine. (more...)
Genesis front man Phil Collins reveals battle with alcoholism Genesis front man Phil Collins reveals battle with alcoholism
- October 18, 2016

Talking about his decision to get back on the stage, he says: 'I thought I would retire quietly. But he said "I've changed my mind" about retirement. "With In The Air Tonight , I sat in the studio and just sang the lyrics and wrote the words down afterwards". The name of the tour crudely exposed the intention of clarifying the company, Phil Collins: I'm not dead yet, live . (more...)
Hillary guiding global elite against working class: Donald Trump
- October 16, 2016

With the allegations against Mr Trump dominating the campaign, opinion polls show him trailing Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a fundraiser at the Civic Center Auditorium in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. (more...)
'Amanda Knox' pulls back the curtain on a media circus 'Amanda Knox' pulls back the curtain on a media circus
- October 14, 2016

The film will be released by Netflix on Friday. Knox calls the documentary good journalism because it doesn't focus exclusively on her. Filmmakers Rod Blackhurst and Brian McGinn interviewed Knox's former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, who was also accused in Kercher's murder, a British tabloid journalist who covered the case and Giuliani Magnini, the prosecutor. (more...)
Tommy Ford Dead At 52 Tommy Ford Dead At 52
- October 14, 2016

Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming. Please keep his family in your prayers as they go through this challenging time. Celebrities, including Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer and Larry Wilmore, filled social media with prayers for Ford and his family. (more...)
Hotline set up to help farmers affected by pipeline protests
- October 14, 2016

The nine protesters had unsuccessfully attempted to shut down oil pipelines in various US states , the Associated Press reported. The Standing Rock Sioux want construction of the $3.8 billion pipeline halted, saying that it could taint the water supply and encroach on tribal burial sites. (more...)
Billy Bush Will Not Return to 'Today' Billy Bush Will Not Return to 'Today'
- October 14, 2016

He also commented on the looks of a woman who was about to greet Trump on the set of a soap opera show and facilitated a hug between the woman and Trump, following Trump's vulgar remarks. In this September 26, 2016 photo released by NBC, co-host Billy Bush appears on the "Today" show in NY. Bush had already been criticized for his Ryan Lochte interview at the Olympics and a source told CNN that he wasn't meshing well with existing hosts Al Roker and Tamron Hall . (more...)
Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature
- October 14, 2016

Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature! Asked if he thought Dylan's Nobel lecture - traditionally given by the laureate in Stockholm later in the year - would be a concert, replied: "Let's hope so". He also begged to know if writer Don De Lillo had been inducted into the Rock "n" Roll hall of fame yet. Dylan has scooped one of the world's most prestigious cultural awards, but some aren't convinced that he deserves it. (more...)
Yorkshire to host 2019 Road World Championships Yorkshire to host 2019 Road World Championships
- October 14, 2016

As well as providing Sim cards for selected competitors, Ooredoo will support the competition through its social media pages, broadcasting competition times and wins to its followers. She added: "The government is backing the event with investment to stage the Championships and leave a legacy that will help strengthen cycling at the grassroots across the country". (more...)
Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Prize in Literature
- October 14, 2016

Songs such as " Blowin' in the Wind " and "The Times They Are A-Changin'" became anthems for the US anti-war and civil rights movements of the 1960s. The purse for this year's prize is about $900,000. Bob Dylan has become the first songwriter to win a Nobel Prize in Literature, drawing praise from many on social media while others expressed shock and even amusement. (more...)
Janet Jackson confirms pregnancy at age 50 Janet Jackson confirms pregnancy at age 50
- October 13, 2016

Janet Jackson has confirmed that she's expecting her first baby , and she's feeling great.The singer exclusively confirmed to People that she's pregnant and shared photos of her baby bump. But these mothers - and Jackson - are all positively young when compared to the world's oldest new mothers. Despite the sudden announcement, she promised to "continue the tour as soon as (she) possibly can". (more...)
Anthony Davis suffers sprained ankle, out 10-15 days
- October 13, 2016

ESPN's Marc Spears first reported the injury tweeting a photo of Davis in a walking boot. Davis suffered the injury after stepping on the foot of Rockets' center Nene on a post move. His injury could sideline him for the Pelicans' season opener on October 26 against the Denver Nuggets. Davis also suffered a torn labrum last season, but he did not require surgery on his left shoulder. (more...)
#TrackingMatthew: Hurricane Matthew drenches Haiti, threatens catastrophe
- October 13, 2016

Hurricane Matthew is bearing down on Haiti . Parts of Jamaica have been hit by heavy rain and winds as well, which blocked many roads in the capital Kingston with floodwaters. "Part of the problem in Haiti is it's quite mountainous and Matthew is a slow-moving hurricane so it could deliver large amounts of rain", John Cangialosi of the US National Hurricane Center told the BBC . (more...)
Paul McCartney, Neil Young rock Desert Trip together
- October 12, 2016

Lance Albrecht says Desert Trip is nothing like Woodstock. Comparing that event to Desert Trip , Albrecht said: "it's not even close". I think you might remember [them], we're gonna try a cover of one of their tunes", frontman Mick Jagger told the crowd before covering the " Abbey Road' opening track. (more...)
As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate
- October 12, 2016

When Trump said our economic problems are China's fault, what I heard was, "Blaming China wins me votes". Three sources all said they were shocked Trump did not bring up Benghazi, another adding that it was a topic prepared for during sessions. (more...)