Arts&Culture


Nicki Minaj Discusses Fourth Studio Album, To Have An Nicki Minaj Discusses Fourth Studio Album, To Have An "Iconic" Title
- October 18, 2017

The rapper's last album, The Pinkprint , went double platinum, and gave us mega-hits like "Anaconda", "Feeling Myself", and "Only". "The last album, 'The Pink Print , ' was nearly like my diary, closing the chapter on certain things and not knowing if I was happy or sad about beginning new chapters", she continued. (more...)
I'm looking forward to finishing Game of Thrones, says Kit Harington I'm looking forward to finishing Game of Thrones, says Kit Harington
- October 18, 2017

The loved-up couple confirmed their engagement with a formal announcement of births, deaths and marriages section of The Times newspaper. Harington revealed that he popped the question earlier than he originally planned , because he got so excited. (more...)
This 'Game of Thrones' Casting Debunks a Major Fan Theory About Daario This 'Game of Thrones' Casting Debunks a Major Fan Theory About Daario
- October 18, 2017

Specifically, there's a theory that Daario (played by Michiel Huisman ) might return as the leader of the Golden Company , an Essos group of mercenaries that Cersei has sent Euron Greyjoy to work for her. Ultimately, of course, she ended up with Jon Snow. Strickland, who has a weird name in that it's a totally normal name (I think there's a Harry Strickland in our HR department), is one of Game of Thrones' final book-to-show characters; he also has a damn fine beard . (more...)
Why Padmavati Was An 'Exhausting Experience' For Deepika Padukone Why Padmavati Was An 'Exhausting Experience' For Deepika Padukone
- October 18, 2017

Lately, the film has been in headlines due to the revelation of the first looks of the star cast including Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. The artist, Karan K took to Twitter to post pictures of the unfortunate incident. "He wrote, "#padmavati Rangoli controversy! "A crowd of 100 people cried JAY SRI RAM n rubbed out my 48 hrs" intense work! In a recent interview, Padukone, who essays the role of Queen Padmavati shared that while she is fortunate to have worked with ... (more...)
#MeToo campaign encourages victims to speak out #MeToo campaign encourages victims to speak out
- October 18, 2017

It all started with a tweet late Sunday night. Co-founder of Black Lives Matter Alicia Garza thanked Burke, tweeting: "Thank you @TaranaBurke for bringing us this gift of #MeToo nearly 10 years ago". "I thought it was all about me and when I realized literally hundreds of thousands of people, men and women, [were] talking about being a part of this unfortunate club.it just rips your heart out". (more...)
Daphne Caruana Galizia: son says mother was assassinated for being a whistle-blower Daphne Caruana Galizia: son says mother was assassinated for being a whistle-blower
- October 18, 2017

He acknowledged she was "one of my harshest critics, on a political and personal level", but denounced the "barbaric attack" as "unacceptable" violence that also assaulted freedom of expression. Just 30 minutes before her death, Galizia wrote on her blog "There are crooks everywhere you look now. I realised they were right, it was hopeless". (more...)
SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
- October 18, 2017

Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment ( NYSE SEAS ) opened at 12.53 on Thursday. It has underperformed by 13.32% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $1.13B company. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are located across the United States. (more...)
McDonald's introduces mobile lockers to put phone away
- October 18, 2017

However, most parents surveyed also said the use of mobile devices had decreased their interaction with loved ones and that they would like to be more disciplined in staying away from digital distractions during family time. Another customer said his family made a genuine attempt to lock their mobiles away but "failed within five minutes". Nearly all parents and 91% of kids use their mobile devices when they are with their families, according to a survey conducted by McDonald's Singapore ... (more...)
Ed Sheeran breaks arm, throwing Asian tour into doubt Ed Sheeran breaks arm, throwing Asian tour into doubt
- October 18, 2017

According to edsheeran.com, he plays Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall on Sunday, followed by Osaka-Jo Hall in Osaka Japan on Wednesday, October 25, Olympic Park - The 88 Garden in Seoul, South Korea on Sunday, October 29 and Tokyo's Nippon Budokan on Halloween night. (more...)
Malaysians are Asia's top binge-watchers — Netflix Malaysians are Asia's top binge-watchers — Netflix
- October 18, 2017

Netflix defined binge racing in a press release as " accomplishing in just 24 hours what might take others weeks or months to complete, Binge Racers take serious pride in being among the first to finish a new season". All we know is that if binge racing is a sport, we'll see y'all at the Olympics. " Netflix allows you to watch in a way you never could before and there's nothing better than seeing a show engage our members and ignite a passion for viewing", said Brian Wright, Vice ... (more...)
American author George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize American author George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize
- October 18, 2017

Six novels are contending for the 50,000 pound ($66,000) prize, including Saunders' tale of Abraham Lincoln and his dead son and US novelist Paul Auster's quadruple coming-of-age story "4321". This year's Man Booker Prize shortlist pitted three United States and three British writers against one another. "It is a room full of believers in the word, in beauty and ambiguity and in trying to see the other person's point of view, even when that is hard". (more...)
The Pussycat Dolls Was a The Pussycat Dolls Was a "Prostitution Ring", Says Former Member Kaya Jones
- October 18, 2017

In an explosive series of tweets, she said group members had to "sleep with whoever" they were told to and were "mentally broken" by their handlers. Kaya Jones Tweet about being in all-girl group sparked massive outrage. Antin is especially incensed that Jones would bring up former G.R.L. member Simone Battle's suicide , saying it's not just "nasty", but it's unfathomable and disrespectful to everyone who works towards suicide prevention and awareness. (more...)
Bow Wow corrects those who joke on him for Death Row tweet Bow Wow corrects those who joke on him for Death Row tweet
- October 18, 2017

Dre , Snoop Dogg , Suge Knight, 2Pac and more. People took notice, however, that the picture also displays the rapper conveniently photoshopped into the center of the image. In response, Bow replied that he had been on Death Row since he was 6. Death Row legend, Kurupt wrote Bow Wow's first rap record, "After 3", which was supposed to be on the Murder Was the Case soundtrack. (more...)
Boxer Mikaela Lauren kisses Cecilia Braekhus during face-off Boxer Mikaela Lauren kisses Cecilia Braekhus during face-off
- October 18, 2017

But she saw the amusing side, bursting out laughing and telling her Swedish opponent, "I haven't got that in a while". "I haven't got that in a while", Braekhus said, who boats a 31-0 professional record and will defend her WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO world titles on October 21 in Norway. (more...)
Blac Chyna Sues Entire Kardashian Family for Allegedly Getting 'Rob & Chyna' Canceled Blac Chyna Sues Entire Kardashian Family for Allegedly Getting 'Rob & Chyna' Canceled
- October 18, 2017

The Lashed Bar founder, 29, shared a sweet snap of her little lady rocking some new studs after a trip to the mall. Sources connected to E! denied the allegations to TMZ , claiming that Chyna refused to be in the same room as Rob, making it impossible to shoot another season. (more...)
'Project Runway' Star Mychael Knight Reportedly Dead At 39 'Project Runway' Star Mychael Knight Reportedly Dead At 39
- October 18, 2017

Born in Germany on April 11, 1978, Knight divided his childhood between Alabama and NY. "This is how we choose to remember his legacy". He went to Georgia Southern University for his undergraduate studies and was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Apparel Design and Merchandising in 2001. (more...)
Rishi Kapoor Shares His First Look From Mulk Rishi Kapoor Shares His First Look From Mulk
- October 18, 2017

Rishi Kapoor is all set to experiment with another interesting role in his next film, Mulk . Neena Gupta and Rishi Kapoor will share screen space for the first time. He looked very adorable in it. The plot of the story revolves around a joint family from a small town, which fights back to reclaim their honour after being dragged in a controversy. (more...)
Northam still ahead of Gillespie in latest CNU poll, but lead shrinking
- October 18, 2017

Just 24 percent of responders said the opposite, that they only trust Northam on crime. The Wason Center noted this was the first tracking poll in which Northam's share shrank as Gillespie's increased and was the first in which Northam's lead was within the poll's margin of error of 4.2 percent. (more...)
Merlin says revenue hit by weather, terror attacks Merlin says revenue hit by weather, terror attacks
- October 18, 2017

In recent weeks, media reports said Merlin expressed interest in buying SeaWorld - which Varney dismissed during the trading update by saying, "We were not engaged in buying that one". Merlin has also signed a multi-territory agreement with Entertainment One (eOne) to open Peppa Pig themed attractions and accommodation. "We also continue to face significant cost pressures, largely brought about by employment legislation, particularly in the United Kingdom". (more...)
Wilmington police investigating deaths in 3-story house Wilmington police investigating deaths in 3-story house
- October 18, 2017

She is being held on $2 million cash bail. At a news conference Tuesday, police say the boys' father, Victor Eppelle, who is now behind bars in York, Pa., has been notified of his sons' deaths. Front and Market streets around 9:30 p.m. after receiving a report of a woman smoking marijuana. Officers said after that call they rushed to the home and as they were going through the apartment they discovered the children's bodies in the bathtub. (more...)