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  • Lolo Jones Is Ready To Lose Her Virginity

    01/20/2019 6:13:36 PM PST · by SMGFan · 32 replies
    Global news ^ | Janaury 15, 2019
    American hurdler and bobsledder Lolo Jones talks wanting to lose her virginity at 36 years old and being open to a showmance in the “Celebrity Big Brother” house. “Celebrity Big Brother” season 2 premieres on Monday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global.
  • Hollywood Producer Calls For the Murder of Covington Catholic Kids (tr)

    01/20/2019 5:45:39 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 72 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 20, 2019 | Cristina Laila
    Jack Morrissey, a Hollywood Producer who is known for projects such as Beauty and the Beast and the Twilight Saga, called for minor teen high school boys to be murdered in a violent, gruesome manner. Mr. Morrissey joined the hate-filled media and piled on the Covington Catholic students after deceptively edited videos of the teens were posted to Twitter accusing them of harassing a Native American man. Full video of the incident shows the teens did nothing wrong — they were ambushed by blacks calling them “crackers” and the Native Indian man is a far left activist who harassed the...
  • Millennial Millions (SNL Skit)

    01/20/2019 3:40:39 PM PST · by Drew68 · 25 replies
    Yeah, I know... Saturday Night Live sucks, isn't funny, was only funny when I was young, yada yada yada... Still, this one nailed it. Millennials lose everything to Boomers on this game show. I loved the song about Baby Boomers. Perfect!
  • Netflix Is Rebooting Unsolved Mysteries, the OG True Crime Show

    01/20/2019 12:26:32 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 26 replies
    TV Guide ^ | January 18, 2019 | Liam Mathews
    The mystery of whether or not there will be an Unsolved Mysteries reboot has been solved: Netflix is bringing back the cult classic investigation show. Deadline first reported the news. The 12-episode reboot will keep the original series' format of interviews and reenactments to investigate true crime and paranormal cases, updated for the streaming era. Stranger Things executive producer Shawn Levy will produce Unsolved Mysteries for his company 21 Laps, alongside the show's creators John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer. Over 500 episodes of Unsolved Mysteries have been produced for various networks. The show's original and longest run was from...
  • Coffee & Cigarettes

    01/19/2019 4:45:04 PM PST · by Twotone · 30 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | January 19, 2019 | Mark Steyn
    Australia Day looms on January 26th, which is a week from today New Hampshire time. But a week from today New Hampshire time Australia Day will have come and gone. In fact, it may already have come and gone: as the years go by, the Pacific time zones seem to gape and open up even vaster temporal space. So I thought we'd go a little Australian ahead of the big day, and pick a movie with the most prominent Aussie actress of our time. In private life Cate Blanchett is a near parodic limousine liberal ("Green before it was hip,...
  • 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' casts trans actors in Marvel blockbuster

    01/18/2019 7:41:25 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 17, 2019 | Michael Rothmanv
    The internet was buzzing earlier this week as the first trailer for "Spider-Man: Far From Home" was released by Marvel, featuring Spidey and film star Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio. But the web is also excited about the film for reasons beyond the main players. Marvel has cast trans actor Zach Barack as one of Peter Parker's buddies who travels with him to Venice on a high school field trip. The 22-year-old actor hails from Evanston, Illinois and is an actor, singer and comedian. This marks one of the first times a trans actor has been featured in the Marvel Cinematic...
  • A little trip down memory lane

    01/18/2019 5:24:10 PM PST · by NRx · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | 06-07-2018 | Ae13U
    Step into my time machine folks... destination October 23, 1975 and a little classic TV from the land of long ago.
  • NFL LIVE THREAD: Conference Championships

    01/15/2019 11:05:44 PM PST · by Impy · 259 replies
    NFL LIVE THREAD: Conference Championships SUNDAY, JAN 20, 2019 (All Times Eastern) NFC: #2 Los Angeles Rams at #1 New Orleans Saints 3:05 PM on FOX, Mercedes-Benz Superdome AFC: #2 New England Patriots at #1 Kansas City Chiefs 6:40 pm on CBS, Arrowhead Stadium
  • Ghostbusters resurrected: Jason Reitman will direct a new film set in the original universe

    01/15/2019 6:24:23 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | January 15, 2019 | ANTHONY BREZNICAN
    Do you believe in UFOs, astral projections, mental telepathy, ESP, clairvoyance, spirit photography, telekinetic movement, full-trance mediums, the Loch Ness Monster and the theory of Atlantis? If so, good news — there’s a new Ghostbusters movie in the works. Entertainment Weekly has learned exclusively that Jason Reitman will direct and co-write an upcoming film set in the world that was saved decades previously by the proton pack-wearing working stiffs in the original 1984 movie, which was directed by his father, Ivan Reitman. “I’ve always thought of myself as the first Ghostbusters fan, when I was a 6-year-old visiting the set....
  • Migrant Border Crossing Movie 'American Dirt' in the Works From 'Blood Diamond' Writer

    01/15/2019 2:43:06 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | January 15, 2019 | Charles Leavitt
    Imperative Entertainment, the production banner behind the Clint Eastwood hit The Mule, has acquired the rights to American Dirt, the Mexican migrant drama novel by Jeanine Cummins. Charles Leavitt, the scribe who penned the Leonardo DiCaprio drama Blood Diamond, has been tapped to write the adaptation, which will be produced by Imperative’s Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas. Mixing ripped-from-the-homepage headlines with thriller elements, the story centers on a Mexican mother and son who are the sole survivors after cartel drug traffickers kill her husband and family. The pair undertake an arduous journey to America and safety, fleeing the cartel while...
  • Why Old-Fashioned, Over-the-Air TV Is Booming

    01/15/2019 2:40:05 PM PST · by Openurmind · 158 replies
    Fortune ^ | 1/15/19 | Aaron Pressman
    About one in seven American households is watching old-fashioned, over-the-air television broadcasts, an increasingly appealing choice for former cable customers who have “cut the cord” but still want to catch up with their local news and network stations. The new data from market research firm Nielsen shows that over-the-air viewing increased to 14% of all homes last year from 9% in 2010. At the same time, the percentage of households subscribing to cable or satellite TV peaked at 88% in 2010 and has since sunk to 79%, according to surveys by the Leichtman Research Group. Catching free over-the-air broadcasts simply...
  • CNN analyst tells black SiriusXM radio host David Webb to check his 'white privilege'

    01/15/2019 12:54:09 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 15, 2019 | Douglas Ernst
    Sirius XM radio host David Webb, who happens to be black, had an awkward moment on his show this week when a CNN analyst began lecturing him on his alleged “white privilege.” [snip] “David, by virtue of being a white male you have white privilege,” the guest replied. “Areva, I hate to break it to you, but you should’ve been better prepped. I’m black,” the Fox News contributor deadpanned. “You went immediately with an assumption. You’re talking to a black man who started out in rock radio in Boston, who crossed the paths into hip-hop rebuilding one of the greatest...
  • John Kasich signs with CNN as senior political commentator

    01/15/2019 9:55:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | January 15, 2019 | Brian Stelter
    John Kasich's time as Ohio governor just came to an end. And his time as a CNN commentator just began. On Tuesday morning CNN announced that Kasich is the newest addition to the network's stable of commentators. He will appear as a guest across an array of CNN programs. Kasich's first appearance will be on "Cuomo Prime Time" on Tuesday night. His hiring was first reported by Axios on Tuesday morning.
  • Carol Channing Dead At Age 97

    01/15/2019 4:38:39 AM PST · by Biggirl · 41 replies
    Free Republic ^ | January 15, 2019 | Biggirl
    Actress Carol Channing dead at age 97. RIP.
  • Netflix is hiking prices again

    01/15/2019 8:54:58 AM PST · by C19fan · 56 replies
    AP ^ | January 15, 2019 | Staff
    Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11. That option offers high-definition streaming on up to two different internet-connected devices simultaneously. Even at the higher price, that plan is still a few dollars cheaper than HBO, whose streaming service charges $15 per month. The extra cash will help to pay for Netflix's huge investment in original shows and films and finance the heavy debt it has assumed to...
  • Can Hollywood’s Biggest Media Companies Avoid Getting Crushed by Debt?

    01/15/2019 8:53:20 AM PST · by C19fan · 4 replies
    Variety ^ | January 15, 2019 | Cynthia Littleton and Brent Lang
    Randall Stephenson, AT&T’s chairman-CEO, summoned all of his folksy Oklahoma earnestness as he made an enthusiastic pitch to Wall Street analysts about the telephone company’s bold efforts to transform itself into a multimedia powerhouse. It was late November, less than six months after AT&T had wrapped up its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. But before Stephenson could wax poetic about his plans to revitalize HBO, Warner Bros. or other newly acquired AT&T subsidiaries, he felt compelled to address the elephant in the room. “If you hear nothing else this afternoon, I want you to hear me on this,” Stephenson...
  • ‘Family Guy’ Is Phasing Out Jokes About Gay People, Executive Producers Say

    01/15/2019 8:49:32 AM PST · by C19fan · 20 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | January 14, 2019 | Bruce Haring
    The executive producers of the animated comedy Family Guy on Fox say they are phasing out jokes about gay people. Mouthy Merc's First Middle Kingdom Move Rich Appel and Alec Sulkin told Deadline’s sister publication TV Line that the long-running show is evolving, although still decidedly politically incorrect. The Seth MacFarlane series features the adventures of the Griffin family of Quahog, R.I.,
  • Netflix raises prices on all streaming plans in US

    01/15/2019 8:01:31 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 49 replies
    The Verge ^ | January 15, 2019 | Julia Alexander
    Netflix subscribers in the United States are about to see a price hike across all subscription tiers. The service’s most popular plan will increase from $11 to $13 per month for HD streaming. Netflix’s most expensive plan, which offers 4K content and up to four simultaneous streams on different devices, will increase from $14 to $16. And the service’s basic plan, which doesn’t offer HD, will raise from $8 to $9. These price hikes will affect all new subscribers immediately, according to AP, with current subscribers set to experience the hike over the next three months. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings...
  • Celebrities Tweet Support For Striking L.A. Teachers (tr)

    01/14/2019 5:01:58 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 24 replies
    Deadline ^ | January 14, 2019 | Denise Petski
    Celebrities are showing their support for Los Angeles teachers, who walked off the job Monday, the union’s first strike in 30 years. After nearly two years of talks, negotiations, talks between officials at the Los Angeles United School District and the United Teachers Los Angeles union broke down Friday over issues of wages, the expansion of charter schools, class sizes and staffing levels. Approximately 30,000 UTLA members, including school nurses and librarians as well as teachers are off the job as of today with about 500,000 students affected. Charter and private schools in L.A. are not affected by the strike....
  • Kasich is looking to join CNN or MSNBC amid speculation he could run for president in 2020

    01/14/2019 3:17:07 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 33 replies
    Republican John Kasich, who is thinking about running for president in 2020, is likely to announce as soon as this week that he will join a major cable news network, CNBC has learned. Kasich has signaled to close advisors and some donors that he is looking to sign with either CNN or MSNBC as he finishes his two-term tenure as Ohio's governor, according to three people with knowledge of the conversations, including two who have been close to the governor since his 2016 presidential run.