Arts&Culture


Mitchell Trubisky's bar is set at Rex Grossman, not Jay Cutler Mitchell Trubisky's bar is set at Rex Grossman, not Jay Cutler
- May 01, 2017

He insisted he couldn't afford to wait. The Philadelphia Eagles traded up and took Carson Wentz not long after re-signing veteran starter Sam Bradford - only to deal Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings after Teddy Bridgewater's devastating knee injury in September and start Wentz immediately. (more...)
Hacker claims to have released new Netflix episodes online, threatens other networks Hacker claims to have released new Netflix episodes online, threatens other networks
- May 01, 2017

The hacker then released a statement online, saying, "We've chose to release Episodes 2-10 of Orange Is the New Black Season 5 after many lengthy discussions at the office where alcohol was present". As noted by Variety , The Dark Overlord has recently claimed that they may have content from several other networks, including Fox , ABC , IFC , and National Geographic . (more...)
'Baahubali 2' topples Tom Hanks' 'The Circle' at US Box-office 'Baahubali 2' topples Tom Hanks' 'The Circle' at US Box-office
- May 01, 2017

Meanwhile, Baahubali 2 doesn't seem to have any competition in India, and should be ruling the box-office for the next few weeks. The movie, which premiered on Wednesday at the Tribeca Film Festival , has a relatively thrifty $18 million budget. (more...)
Patty Jenkins Already Has Wonder Woman Sequel Idea Patty Jenkins Already Has Wonder Woman Sequel Idea
- May 01, 2017

Jenkins has a tough job on her hands, but if there is one filmmaker in Hollywood who could bring DC and Warner Bros. their much needed home-run, it is her. Wonder Woman is just over a month away now, but with all the attention being placed firmly on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at the moment, you'd be forgiven for not knowing. (more...)
All Frye Festival guests are 'safe': Ja Rule All Frye Festival guests are 'safe': Ja Rule
- May 01, 2017

The filing by celebrity attorney Mark Geragos , is seeking class action status and anticipates more than 150 plaintiffs. The suit slams organizers, claiming the festival "was nothing more than a get-rich-quick scam from the very beginning" and that they "intended to fleece attendees for hundreds of millions of dollars by inducing them to fly to a remote island without food, shelter or water-and without regard to what might happen to them after that". (more...)
Serena Williams hints at pregnancy on social media Serena Williams hints at pregnancy on social media
- May 01, 2017

Serena Williams has shared some very happy news by confirming that she's expecting her first child with fiancé Alexis Ohanian . Belarusian former world No. She has played professionally for two decades, first gaining the number one ranking in 2002 and has held that spot for more than six years in total during her career. (more...)
11 zingers from Hasan Minhaj's White House Correspondents' Dinner speech 11 zingers from Hasan Minhaj's White House Correspondents' Dinner speech
- May 01, 2017

Comedian Will Ferrell crashed Samantha Bee's "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" party in Washington D.C., on Saturday, where the actor reprised his famed impression of former President George W. Trump said he put coal miners back to work, lifted restrictions on oil production and had taken "historic steps to secure our border". "I would say it is an honour to do this, but that would be an alternative fact", Minhaj quipped. (more...)
Tell FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai: Startups Depend on Net Neutrality Tell FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai: Startups Depend on Net Neutrality
- May 01, 2017

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is committed to preserving a strong open internet and the plan outlined by Chairman Pai represents a significant step back from essential net neutrality protections. Because it's 2017, and nothing can just stay god-damned fixed anymore, it looks like the hard-won fight for net neutrality is about to be reignited and potentially overturned . (more...)
Accused Paris gunman previously threatened police, but not on any watch list Accused Paris gunman previously threatened police, but not on any watch list
- May 01, 2017

The gunman who shot and killed a police officer in Paris just days before France's presidential election was detained in February for threatening police but later freed. "There are probably, possible accomplices that need to be arrested which is why I won't give you additional details", he said. Paris: French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Friday accused far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of seeking to use the killing of a policeman on Paris's Champs Elysees for ... (more...)
USA confirms 'failed' North Korea missile launch USA confirms 'failed' North Korea missile launch
- May 01, 2017

North Korea's state media has reiterated the country's goal of developing a nuclear missile capable of reaching the US. "US Pacific Command detected what we assess was a North Korean missile launch at 10:33 am Hawaii time". Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se of South Korea, expressing concern that sanctions were not fully implemented, called on the worldwide community to "thoroughly implement these resolutions". (more...)
Anushka Sharma to star opposite Parambrata Chatterjee in 'Pari' Anushka Sharma to star opposite Parambrata Chatterjee in 'Pari'
- May 01, 2017

The actress' last two films under her banner were " NH10 " and " Phillauri ". The actor has made sure that these are not regular stories. Anushka's first production brought out the dark and ugly side of suburban areas. " Pari " will be directed by debutant Prosit Roy and will also feature Bengali star Parambrata Chatterjee on screen. Given the name, we hope this, too, will be a film that advocates women's equality. (more...)
The New Twin Peaks Teaser Offers an Updated View of the Town The New Twin Peaks Teaser Offers an Updated View of the Town
- May 01, 2017

A new Twin Peaks trailer has been released, with the latest footage from the forthcoming new season showing location shots from the eponymous fictional town. We know most of the main cast is returning, including Kyle McLachlan as Agent Dale Cooper and sadly not Michael Ontkean as Sheriff Truman (Ontkean is retired from acting). (more...)
David Cameron buys designer shed to write his memoirs David Cameron buys designer shed to write his memoirs
- May 01, 2017

However, the ex-PM will have to fight for the new space, with his son winning the battle to be the first to spend the night in the hut. "I wasn't going to take him on!" The hut, made by Oxfordshire-based Red Sky Shepherd's Hut, now sits in the Camerons' garden. (more...)
Miley Cyrus gets dog tattoo Miley Cyrus gets dog tattoo
- May 01, 2017

That's a touching display of canine devotion, right there, and a ideal addition to Cyrus's swath of bittersweet, attractive tattoos. The celebrity tattoo artist was only too proud to share his finished product on Instagram. You can definitely feel Cyrus's love for her four-legged friends. Cyrus, who's engaged to actor Liam Hemsworth, has dozens of other tattoos, including one of Saturn she got on her arm last summer. (more...)
Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch renew 'The Big Bang Theory' contracts Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch renew 'The Big Bang Theory' contracts
- May 01, 2017

As per Entertainment Weekly , " The Big Bang Theory " was recently renewed for two more seasons. Actor Iain Armitage has been considered to play a young Sheldon in the follow-up series of "The Big Bang Theory". Despite their decision to admit baby Halley in daycare, Howard ended up skipping his work to spend some time with his daughter at the Aquarium. (more...)
Turkish authorities block access to Wikipedia Turkish authorities block access to Wikipedia
- May 01, 2017

The government has blocked access to popular websites such as Twitter , YouTube and Facebook in the past, offering justifications such as terror propaganda or insults against Turkish political figures. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have also previously invoked the ire of Turkish authorities. The country has used a law allowing it to ban sites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. (more...)
Royal Family Use London Marathon to Support Mental Health Charities Royal Family Use London Marathon to Support Mental Health Charities
- May 01, 2017

William says that over the years he and his brother haven't talked enough about their mother. "And when you start thinking like that it, can be really damaging". For me, waking up every day and feeling sad and going on stage is. very hard to describe. Kate Middleton recently opened up about her life as a royal mother and numerous fans will feel right at home with her. (more...)
"The Fate of the Furious" smashes global box office records
- May 01, 2017

The Fate of the Furious easily outsped the competition in its box-office debut, and is on track to be the biggest global movie opening of all time even as its North American revenue missed estimates. Based on the box office dominance of The Fate of the Furious this weekend, that will likely be several more films in the franchise . The Fate Of The Furious has raced to the top of the North American box office in its opening weekend (14-16Apr17). (more...)
Arthur Collins charged over London nightclub acid attack
- May 01, 2017

Almost 20 people suffered burns from the chemical, two of whom were partially blinded, after a noxious substance was sprayed at them following a brawl at the Mangle E8 club in Hackney on 17 April. He said: 'This investigation continues to move at great pace and the net is closing in on those we believe to be responsible. Officers from the Met's Specialist Crime and Operations unit took the 25-year-old into custody in Rushden, a small town in Northamptonshire - 85 miles away from London. (more...)
Stagecoach 2017: Nick Jonas joins Shania Twain on stage for duet Stagecoach 2017: Nick Jonas joins Shania Twain on stage for duet
- May 01, 2017

Twain's newly debuted single is scheduled for release in June, with her new album set to drop in September . "I wrote this very specific song about the good and bad in life and how important it is to have both. You're a good girl. Shania Twain is primed for her comeback. "And most of all, he is such a gentlemen", Twain said as she introduced Jonas . Attendees jockeying for elbow room in the crowded tent might have wondered if there would be any on-stage acknowledgement of Nelson's ... (more...)