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  • Fantasy Football 2016

    07/22/2016 2:51:01 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 12 replies
    Sweet 16 Homers' League Live Draft: Sun Aug 28 1:30pm CDT
  • CNN propaganda

    07/22/2016 12:11:44 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | July 21, 2016 | CNN
  • Network News Expert: “Unlikely” Fox News Anchors Will Leave with Ailes, “Too Much Money” at Stake

    07/19/2016 7:37:15 PM PDT · by drewh · 33 replies
    Showbiz 411 ^ | July 19, 2016 8:05 pm | Roger Friedman
    It’s “unlikely” that any of the star anchors of Fox News will be exiting with Roger Ailes when he leaves tonight or tomorrow. “There’s too much money involved,” says a network news expert insider. “Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, Greta van Susteren– even if they have key man clauses they’re not going anywhere to start a new network with Roger Ailes.” Ailes, my source says, has no non-compete clause so he can go anywhere. But remember– Ailes foundered at CNBC before Rupert Murdoch came along with deep pockets. And the Fox anchors are paid handsomely. “They’re not just going to leave...
  • Drudge: HER SEX COMPLAINT? IN 2006, SHE [Megyn Kelly] DID NOT LIKE THE WAY HE HUGGED HER [tr]

    07/19/2016 3:31:47 PM PDT · by C19fan · 63 replies
    Drudge ^ | July 19, 2016 | Drudge
    KELLY TWISTS KNIFE INTO AILES... HER SEX COMPLAINT? IN 2006, SHE DID NOT LIKE THE WAY HE HUGGED HER, SOURCE CLAIMS...
  • ‘The View’ Crew Cry ‘Incompetence’ and ‘Misogyny’ Against Mike Pence (Pro-aborts)

    07/19/2016 12:30:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | July 19, 2016 | Kristine Marsh
    On Monday’s The View, the liberal co-hosts predictably attacked Trump’s VP pick Mike Pence for not being liberal enough. Co-hosts Joy Behar and CNN’s Sunny Hostin led the charge, claiming that Pence was “incompetent” for his views on everything from global warming to “women’s rights.” Their treatment of Pence was polar opposite of how Behar and Hostin gushed over possible Clinton VP pick Elizabeth Warren on the show just a few weeks ago. The panel began by joking about how "awkward" the Trump-Pence interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes was before Behar and Hostin aimed their targets on Pence. Jedediah Bila...
  • Money speaks louder than words! Matt Damon 'may have earned $1 million per line' for his fourth [tr]

    07/19/2016 11:54:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 19, 2016 | Rachel McGrath
    Matt Damon returns to movie theatres on July 29 as Jason Bourne in his fourth appearance as the amnesiac special ops agent. And director Paul Greengrass has revealed that in the finished film, the actor, 45, has just 25 lines of dialogue. That's led to speculation that the star, who got paid $25 million for last year's The Martian, was likely paid at least $1 million for each line he spoke.
  • Report: Megyn Kelly Claimed Ailes Harassed Her

    07/19/2016 11:11:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | July 19, 2016 | Staff
    A day after reporting that Fox News chief Roger Ailes could be on his way out soon, New York Magazine’s Gabriel Sherman reported Tuesday that Megyn Kelly, the most prominent star at Fox, has detailed alleged harassment by Ailes to the law firm commissioned by 21st Century Fox to probe accusations leveled by ex-anchor Gretchen Carlson. Unlike many of her colleagues, Kelly has been silent since Carlson filed a lawsuit against Ailes. According to Sherman’s sources, the alleged harassment against Kelly occurred when she was a young contributor to the network about 10 years ago. Sherman also reported that 21st...
  • Nickelodeon’s ‘Loud House’ to Feature Married Gay Couple

    07/18/2016 9:30:44 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 14 replies
    Variety ^ | July 19, 2016 | Arya Roshanian
    Nickelodeon is about to bring down the house — the “Loud House,” that is. The children’s TV network will introduce a bi-racial gay couple on the animated show “The Loud House.” The series, which centers around the life of Lincoln Loud and his ten sisters, will be the first Nickelodeon show in history to feature a married same-sex couple. The couple in question, voiced by Wayne Brady and Michael McDonald, will make their debut on the July 20 episode “Overnight Success.”
  • Nickelodeon ‘makes history’ with its first ‘gay married’ couple in kids cartoon

    07/18/2016 8:51:27 PM PDT · by massmike · 25 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 07/18/2016 | Lianne Laurence
    Nickelodeon, the American cable and satellite TV network aimed at kids and teens, has introduced its first animated “gay married” couple. Debuting in The Loud House — a cartoon about Lincoln Loud, an 11-year-old boy with 10 sisters — the scene features a friend coming for a stayover with Lincoln. Lincoln and his chum, Clyde McBride, have been counting down the time to the sleepover, so perhaps that’s why Lincoln announces: “Time to make history!” — before he opens the door to reveal Clyde and his two dads. Owned by Viacom Media Network, Nickelodeon targets children ages 2 to 17....
  • Teenage Boys With Tits: Here’s My Problem With Ghostbusters

    07/18/2016 11:02:38 AM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 18, 2016 | Milo Yiannopoulos
    ’d have loved nothing more than to give Ghostbusters a glowing review. Seriously! Can you imagine a better troll? Extolling the virtues of a film that my loyal readership has been warring with social justice warriors over for months? But I can’t. You see, I strive to be honest with my audience. I went into Ghostbusters with a clear and impartial mindset, like some tall, slim, and devastatingly handsome statue of justice. (But no blindfold. It would be a crime to cover up these eyes.)
  • Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘Hillary’s America’ Off to Strong Start at Box Office

    07/18/2016 5:38:49 AM PDT · by Scarpetta · 12 replies
    Breitbart Big Hollywood ^ | July 18, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Dinesh D’Souza’s latest film, Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party, is off to a strong start at the box office after opening to an estimated $77,500 from just three theaters this weekend. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Hillary’s America — D’Souza’s third film after 2016: Obama’s America and America: Imagine the World Without Her — scored a $26,000 per-theater average, good enough to earn the title of the year’s top per-theater average for a political documentary, besting the documentary Weiner, which took in $16,835 from five theaters during its opening weekend in May.
  • How Disneyland has changed decade by decade

    07/17/2016 6:38:41 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 54 replies
    Orange County Register (multiple links in body of thread) | July 11-17, 2016 | Mark Eades
    Part 1: This is how Disneyland looked in 1955Part 2: This is how ​Disneyland changed from 1956 to 1959Part 3: Here's how Disneyland looked and changed in the 1960sPart 4: This is how Disneyland looked in the 1970sPart 5: Star Tours, Captain EO, Splash Mountain – see how Disneyland changed in the 1980sPart 6: From 'Fantasmic!' to Toontown, this is how Disneyland changed in the 1990sPart 7: Gold, diamonds and new lands for the new century at Disneyland
  • PlayStation Vue Review: two months with Sony’s TV service (internet tv)

    07/17/2016 9:15:38 AM PDT · by bigtoona · 8 replies
    Slash Gear ^ | 7/4/16 | Brittany A. Roston
    In mid-March, Sony rolled out its previously limited PlayStation Vue service across the nation, bringing three channel packages to anyone with a PS3 or PS4, Amazon Fire TV/Fire Stick, or iPhone/iPad (and, as of June 29, Android). I'd been using Sling TV before this, but I was never too pleased with the service and so when the opportunity came to switch, I did. I've been using PlayStation Vue for the last two or so months and feel confident saying that, for the most part, it's pretty great. PlayStation Vue, assuming you have a decent Internet connection and no prior knowledge...
  • Director Paul Feig Confirms Kate McKinnon's Ghostbusters Character Is Gay

    07/16/2016 7:46:03 PM PDT · by drewh · 83 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | : 18:35 EST, 16 July 2016
    Kate McKinnon's character in Ghostbusters is gay, the film's director has confirmed. Speaking to The Daily Beast, director Paul Feig played it coy, before admitting the comedian's character was a lesbian. The actress - who is the first openly gay female SNL star - plays wacky inventor Jillian Holtzmann in the highly-anticipated reboot, which opened on Friday and also stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones. Asked if Kate's flirty character was gay, Paul answered: 'What do you think?' before nodding yes, the website reports. 'I hate to be coy about it,' the 53-year-old said. 'But when you're dealing...
  • When America Was Great

    07/15/2016 11:25:53 AM PDT · by fella · 37 replies
    Vanity | 15 July 2016 | vanity
    Was watching a DVD of "The Spirit of St. Louis" when I realized that it was about when America was great. Lindbergh showed what one determined person can do when not hamstrung by the government. I know he supported Hitler but he recanted of that. Plus he is played by Jimmy Stuart another aviation hero. Feel free to add your own examples of American greatness.
  • Death Race 2016

    07/14/2016 9:39:48 PM PDT · by UnBubba · 8 replies
    Nerdist.com ^ | 7/24/13 | KYLE ANDERSON
    There’s no reason anything with this title should be as fun or as genuinely interesting as this is. It’s a movie so lovingly slapdash and so clearly trying to be better than it has any right to be that it moves into the realm of actually being fantastic. Each of its brisk 80 minutes tingles with gleeful ridiculousness and has something for everybody: fast cars, naked women, wanton violence, political and social commentary, and even a pre-Rocky Sylvester Stallone.
  • 'Game of Thrones' reigns with 23 Emmy noms and Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' earns four nods

    07/14/2016 12:48:15 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 14, 2016
    The nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards are out. "Game of Thrones" has the most chances to win big on Emmy night with a staggering 23 nominations. And "The People v. O.J. Simpson" is a close second with a total of 22 nods. Drama series "Fargo" is in third with 18 noms, and "Veep" continues to be a large presence at the Emmys with 17 nominations total. Proving that there is truly no limit to this singer's reach Beyoncé film "Lemonade" is also up for four awards. Take a detailed look at the nominees by the numbers, read first...
  • The ESPY’s Open With Pro-Black Lives Matter Message –‘The Racial Profiling Has to Stop’

    07/14/2016 12:30:24 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/13/16 | Trent Baker
    This year’s “ESPY Awards” on ABC opened with NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James delivering a message regarding last week’s death of two African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement, and the Dallas attack on police officers that left five dead and several others injured. “We cannot ignore the realities of the current state of America,” Anthony said. “The events of the past week have put a spotlight on the injustice, distrust and anger that have plagued so many of us. The system is broken. The problems are not new. The violence and the racial...
  • VIDEO: #BlackLivesMatter "Innocent Lives" Cases Debunked. ALL of them...

    07/13/2016 4:51:55 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 12 replies
    www.LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 07/13/2016 | Steven Crowder
    You’ve heard the meme (propaganda) time and time again, courtesy of #BlackLivesMatter. Black people are killed by cops. For being black. Especially unarmed black men. Those racist cops can’t seem to get enough of those innocent, unarmed black men. Except no. Because this is real life. Learn something. All the references are at the link above, and the video is there as well as below. HYPERLINK DAMN YOU! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEhUP4097JM
  • How's 'bout them Cowboys!!!!

    07/11/2016 3:23:03 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 37 replies
    How's 'bout them Cowboys!!!!
  • N.C. Woman Accuses Ben Affleck of Making Threats

    10/05/2003 9:09:27 PM PDT · by wheelgunguru · 16 replies · 185+ views
    fox ^ | 10-5-03
    <p>KURE BEACH, N.C. — A North Carolina woman said Sunday that actor Ben Affleck (search) followed her as she drove home from Raleigh last month and threatened to hurt her.</p> <p>Tara Ray of Kure Beach on Saturday swore out a warrant accusing Benjamin Geza Affleck of Beverly Hills, Calif., of communicating threats, a misdemeanor, police in this small beach town said.</p>
  • 32 important details even dedicated fans missed during 'Game of Thrones' season 6

    07/10/2016 9:07:59 AM PDT · by lulu16 · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 7/10/16 | Kim Renfro
    The sixth season of "Game of Thrones" came to an end on June 26, but fans are still buzzing about the tumultuous final episodes. Throughout the season, we posted a running analysis of each episode, detailing smaller items and callbacks to previous scenes that the average viewer might have missed. Now we've gathered the 32 most significant of these details into one mega-thread. Scroll down for a look back at the most important scenes, costume changes, and book references littered throughout season six. In the premiere episode, Brienne's vow to Sansa was word-for-word the speech she once gave Catelyn Stark....
  • Mika and Joe jet off to Nantucket together

    07/09/2016 12:27:48 AM PDT · by r_barton · 46 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 8, 2016 | 9:50pm | Emily Smith
    “Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski have not confirmed they are a couple, but they are certainly spending a lot of their free time together. On Friday, the MSNBC hosts were spotted getting a Delta flight from JFK Airport to Nantucket, Mass.
  • There are just SIX plots in every film, book and TV show ever made: Researchers reveal the 'buildin

    07/08/2016 5:38:05 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 149 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 8 July 2016 | Stacy Liberatore
    There are just 6 plots in every film, book and TV show ever made: Researchers reveal the 'building blocks' of storytelling From Harry Potter and Romeo and Juliet to the stories of Oedipus and Icarus, almost every tale told conforms to one of just six plots, researchers have claimed. A major new analysis of over 1,700 stories identified the core plots 'which form the building blocks of complex narratives'. Researchers used complex data-mining to locate words linked to positive or negative emotion in each story to reveal the set of arcs. An emotional arc is similar to a plot building...
  • POLITICALLY INCORRECT - NO TRUTHS PLEASE

    07/08/2016 12:25:33 PM PDT · by crazylibertarian · 5 replies
    July 8, 2016 | Roderick T. Beaman
    POLITICALLY INCORRECT NO TRUTHS PLEASE When I was in high school, several of our teachers lamented the depiction of blacks in movies and television. The reason given was that they were always shown as servants or other degrading roles. Years later, many blacks called The (Bill) Cosby Show, with the title actor’s character an obstetrician/gynecologist and a successful lawyer for a wife, unrealistic. The family lived in a beautiful brownstone in highly fashionable Brooklyn Heights. Stepin Fetchit billed himself as ‘the laziest man on earth’ and catapulted to millionaire status by the 1930s, the first black actor to do that....
  • ‘Star Trek: Beyond’: Sulu is gay … and George Takei is not pleased

    07/07/2016 5:47:16 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 161 replies
    zap2it ^ | July 7, 2016
    When news broke that John Cho’s Hikaru Sulu would be revealed in the upcoming “Star Trek Beyond” as gay — in a tribute to original Sulu actor George Takei — the revelation was met with an overwhelmingly positive response. Except, as it turns out, from Takei himself. “I think it’s really unfortunate,” the veteran actor and gay icon — who came out to much fanfare in 2005 –tells The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Death of an American Huckster: The long con of the late Michael Cimino.

    07/06/2016 11:54:11 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | July 6, 2016 | Jonathan V. Last
    Michael Cimino died last weekend. If you recognize his name at all, it's probably because you remember that he was the guy who won the Best Picture and Best Director Oscars for The Deer Hunter in 1979. Cimino directed just seven feature films in 42 years—a pace that makes Terrence Malick look like a workhorse. But he was so much more than just a lazy director. He was one of the great American hucksters.
  • Marvel’s New Iron Man Is a Black Woman

    07/06/2016 9:01:59 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    Time ^ | 07/06/16 | Eliana Dockterman
    Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis talks the creation of Riri Williams, who will take over for Tony Stark There’s a new Iron Man. Well, Iron Man for now. She’s still working on the name. The events at the end of the comic book event series Civil War II will result in Tony Stark stepping out of the Iron Man suit and a new character, Riri Williams, taking over, Marvel tells TIME. (Note: Tony’s departure doesn’t mean you know the end to Civil War II yet.) Riri is a science genius who enrolls in MIT at the age of 15....
  • Retiring Disneyland photographer shares some of his favorite images

    07/05/2016 7:18:30 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | July 5, 2016 | Mark Eades
    Capturing the magic of Disneyland in photos is something Paul Hiffmeyer has been doing for more than 10 years. But on July 5, he will hang up his Mickey Mouse ears as chief photographer at the Disneyland Resort and retire at age 70.
  • 'GunnyTime' host R. Lee Ermey 'blackballed' from Hollywood for conservative views

    07/05/2016 10:08:57 AM PDT · by TangibleDisgust · 47 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | July 5, 2016 | Sasha Bogursky
    "Do you realize I have not done a movie in five to six years? Why? Because I was totally blackballed by the... liberals in Hollywood," he alleged. "They can destroy you. They're hateful people [who] don't just not like you, they want to take away your livelihood... that's why I live up in the dessert on a dirt road... I don't have to put up with their crap."
  • Noel Neill, Actress Who Played First Lois Lane, Dies at 95

    07/04/2016 7:19:53 PM PDT · by massmike · 57 replies
    http://variety.com/ ^ | 07/04/2016 | Pat Saperstein
    Noel Neill, the first actress to play Superman’s gal pal Lois Lane onscreen, died July 3 in Tucson, Ariz. after a long illness. Her manager and biographer Larry Ward shared a statement on Facebook, saying that she “maintained that bright, perky and engaging personality up until her death.” Her first appearance as Lois Lane was in the 1948 movie serial “Superman,” which showed her talent for humor. She then appeared in the sequel “Atom Man vs Superman.” The 1950s television series “Adventures of Superman,” starring George Reeves, gave her a longtime role as the intrepid reporter, and she said later...
  • DiCaprio flies his LA friends 6,000 miles ...

    07/03/2016 9:08:52 AM PDT · by samtheman · 28 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ ^ | 2 July 2016 | RICHARD SIMPSON
    Full Title: What planet are you on, Leo? DiCaprio flies his LA friends 6,000 miles around the world so they can listen to his speech on GLOBAL WARMING But instead of holding the event in Los Angeles, where most of his guests are based, they will fly halfway around the world to the glitzy French resort of St Tropez – at enormous cost to the environment.
  • Gettysburg 20th Maine bayonet charge at Little Round Top

    07/02/2016 9:23:58 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 30 replies
    civilwar.org ^ | JAMES R. BRANN
    Late in the afternoon of July 2, 1863, on a boulder-strewn hillside in southern Pennsylvania, Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain dashed headlong into history, leading his 20th Maine Regiment in perhaps the most famous counterattack of the Civil War.
  • Michael Cimino, 'Deer Hunter' and 'Heaven's Gate' Director, Dies at 77

    07/02/2016 7:28:22 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 61 replies
    Variety ^ | July 2, 2016 | Tim Gray
    Michael Cimino, who won Oscars as director and a producer of "The Deer Hunter" before "Heaven's Gate" destroyed his career and sped up the demise of 60-year-old United Artists, has died. He was believed to be 77.
  • The Wicker Man director Robin Hardy dies

    07/02/2016 10:24:02 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 24 replies
    BBC News ^ | July 2, 2016
    Film director Robin Hardy has died at the age of 86, a family friend has confirmed. He was best known for cult British film The Wicker Man, starring Sir Christopher Lee and Edward Woodward. The 1973 film told the story of police sergeant Howie, played by Woodward, who was sent to search for a missing girl on the fictional island of Summerisle.
  • THE ETHICS OF WHY YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY WATCH SHARK WEEK

    06/30/2016 7:34:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    06.29.16 | NICK STOCKTON
    THE ETHICS OF WHY YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY WATCH SHARK WEEK (WIRED cannot be posted)
  • Concord Theater: 'Sausage' Trailer Leaves Bad Taste for 'Finding Dory' Rans (R-Rated)

    06/30/2016 10:29:09 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    East Bay Times ^ | 06/28/2016 | Rick Hurd
    The recent showing of a trailer for an R-rated dark comedy to moviegoers awaiting the start of the children's film "Finding Dory" caused enough of a ruckus for the theater company to issue an apology. Moviegoers at the Brenden Concord 14 received a surprise earlier this month with the preview of "Sausage Party," an R-rated animated film centered around the adventures of some cartoon characters who are food items in a grocery store who soon realize their fate is to be eaten. The "Sausage Party" preview carried dark themes, and Brenden Theatre officials acknowledged it was inappropriate for younger audiences...
  • HLN's Nancy Grace leaving her legal show

    06/30/2016 10:01:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 30, 2016 11:19 AM EDT
    Tough-talking former prosecutor Nancy Grace is leaving her prime-time show on the HLN network in October. The CNN sister station said Grace told her staff Thursday that her show would be ending after 12 years. An HLN spokeswoman said the network had no immediate announcement on what program would go in its place. …
  • ABC 2015-16 Season Ratings (updated 6/29/16)

    06/30/2016 7:51:32 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 10 replies
    tvseriesfinale.com ^ | 6/29/16 | Staff
    Only three returning ABC TV shows were up in the ratings last season and many new series were cancelled. How will the alphabet network perform this time around? Stay tuned! There’s lots of data that network execs looks at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings are the major ingredient. These charts will be updated daily, as new ratings data becomes available. ABC shows (so far): $100,000 Pyramid, 20/20, 20/20: In an Instant, 500 Questions, American Crime, The Bachelor, Bachelor Live, The Bachelorette, BattleBots, Beyond The Tank, Black-ish, Blood & Oil, Castle, The Catch, Celebrity...
  • Olivia de Havilland turns 100: An appreciation

    06/30/2016 7:38:07 AM PDT · by Borges · 43 replies
    SF Chronicle ^ | 6/29/16 | G. Allen Johnson
    One would like to think that Olivia de Havilland, the last remaining cast member from “Gone With the Wind” and, indeed, the last remaining female star from Hollywood’s Golden Age, had a vibrant lunch among friends at her Paris residence to celebrate her 100th birthday on Friday, July 1. “She’s gone through life collecting friends,” film critic and author Donald Spoto, a good friend who often lunches with de Havilland, said during a visit to San Francisco in 2013. “She’ll talk about her films if you ask her, but she never turns the spotlight on herself. She’s much more interested...
  • College World Series Final at Noon ( CT )

    06/30/2016 1:33:18 AM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 20 replies
    wowt.com ^ | Jun 29, 2016 | By: WOWT Sports
    The following severe weather policy, approved by the NCAA, Creighton University, the Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA) and College World Series of Omaha, Inc., is in effect for the 2016 NCAA® Men’s College World Series® (CWS). Due to the severe weather and the concern for student-athlete welfare, the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Game between Arizona and Coastal Carolina has been postponed until Thursday, June 30 at Noon (CT). The game will tentatively be televised on ESPNews. Gates at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha will open at 11 a.m. (CT).
  • Critics Are Calling Out Disney for Fat-Shaming Polynesians With ‘Moana’ Character

    06/29/2016 9:25:30 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 56 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/29 | Jenna Birch
    Salesa calls Maui’s depiction “obese,” and thinks children might get the wrong message about their bodies. “The environment our kids grow up in and what they are exposed to have a role to play. Disney movies are very influential on our children. It is great that Moana is the lead. However, it is disappointing that Maui, one of our beloved historical ancestors from hundreds of years ago, who was a very strong man [and] a skilled navigator, is depicted to be so overweight in this kids’ movie.”
  • Game of Thrones Finale (Vanity - chime in)

    06/29/2016 7:04:29 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 194 replies
    http://www.freerepublic.com/ ^ | 6-29-16 | Enterprise
    The opening scenes of the show depict Cerci getting ready for her trial before the seven septons. Now we knew that she would never stand trial didn't we? Well, we weren't disappointed. (I wasn't at least) Loras confessed to everything. The deal was that he would be released after Cersi's trial, but Margaery didn't know that he would have the star carved into his forehead. Meanwhile, Pycelle gets lured off and meets his end at the hand of the children while Qyburn looks on. Pycelle was a go along get along guy. He should have kept his mouth shut, but...
  • ‘Thank you’: Actor, Olympian, pilot and politician Bud Spencer’s last words

    06/28/2016 12:27:57 PM PDT · by iowamark · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 28 2016 | Travis M. Andrews
    By the time Bud Spencer attracted legions of Italian spaghetti western film fans, including Quentin Tarantino, he had done more than most people do in a lifetime. After a life in which he worked as a multi-sport Olympic athlete, politician, entrepreneur, pilot and, yes, an actor, Spencer died on Monday at a hospital in Rome. He was 86, but he had packed centuries into those years. “My father died peacefully at 6:15 p.m. and did not suffer from pain, he had all of us next to him and his last words were ‘Thank you’,” his son Giuseppe Pedersoli, a film...
  • Two Hikers Who Hoped to Complete a Trek to the Chris McCandless Bus Ended up Being Rescued

    06/28/2016 11:40:38 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    Alaska Dispatch News ^ | 6/27/2016 | Jerzy Shedlock
    Two hikers who trekked their way to the abandoned bus made infamous by Chris McCandless, and then failed to make it back from their planned trip on time, were located safe and unhurt following air and ground searches, according to the National Park Service. On Saturday, search efforts began to find Michael Trigg, 25, of Lexington, South Carolina, and Theodore "Ted" Aslund, 27, of Atlanta, Georgia. Based on Facebook posts, the men planned a dayslong trip along the west side of Teklanika River. Their destination was an abandoned Fairbanks Transit bus. It's parked on a clearing along Stampede Trail, near...
  • Grace Kelly’s Childhood Home Is up for Sale in Philadelphia

    06/28/2016 12:31:06 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Gulf News ^ | June 28, 2016
    The six-bedroom Colonial was listed last week for an initial asking price of $1mThe Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is on the market. Philly.com reports the six-bedroom, 2.5-storey Colonial in the city’s East Falls section was listed last week for an initial asking price of $1 million (Dh3.7 million). The home was built in 1935 by Kelly’s father, John B. Kelly. He was a three-time Olympic gold medal-winning rower in the 1920s and later a prominent businessman active in Philadelphia politics. A sign...
  • The Mill BLACKBIRD (Photoreal CG car rig)

    06/27/2016 9:06:09 PM PDT · by bigbob · 15 replies
    Vimeo ^ | 6-23-16 | The Mill
    The Mill has created The Mill BLACKBIRD, the first fully adjustable car rig that creates photoreal CG cars – it’s a car rig that can be shot at any time, in any location, without the need to rely on a physical car. Created in collaboration with JemFX, Performance Filmworks and Keslow, Mill Blackbird inspires and expands creative opportunities, offering a truly flexible production tool without sacrificing any quality or direction. Learn more: themill.com/portfolio/3002/the-blackbird%C2%AE
  • Steve Harvey Stares On Aghast As Kellie Pickler Melts Down On ‘Family Feud’ (she missed the buzzer!)

    06/27/2016 12:12:55 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 55 replies
    UPROXX ^ | June 26, 2016 | Dave Walsh
    There have been theories floating around the internet for years now that Steve Harvey has slowly lost his mind thanks to hosting Family Feud.
  • Please don’t torture us with an X-Files reboot without Mulder

    06/26/2016 11:59:22 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 46 replies
    http://hotair.com/archives/ ^ | June 25, 2016 | Jazz Shaw
    When Fox Television ran the “reboot” of the X-Files this winter I will confess that I was completely enthralled. Yes, I was a fan boy. I loved the original series, even in the seasons when Duchovny had grown sick of his job and disappeared for extended periods, ostensibly having been abducted by aliens. (Sorry for the spoilers to any of you tuning in after emerging from a time machine.) I even liked the movies. And the six part mini-series (now known as “Season 10”) back in January and Februrary was a great trip down memory lane which they clearly pumped...
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    06/25/2016 7:32:28 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 125 replies
    Tech Times ^ | 24 June 2016 | Robin Burks
    One thing Star Trek always does well is push beyond social boundaries, often featuring progressive storylines that question controversial issues of the time. The new Star Trek series on CBS will also feature progressive characters and stories, maintaining the tradition of going "where no one has gone before." When asked about those kinds of story lines, showrunner Bryan Fuller confirmed that the new series plans on going back to Star Trek's roots. "I think the progressive audience that loves Star Trek will be happy that we're continuing that tradition," Fuller said to Collider.