Arts&Culture


Anna Kendrick Performs 'Christmas' Using Unusual Instruments Anna Kendrick Performs 'Christmas' Using Unusual Instruments
- December 20, 2017

An American television institution for nearly 60 years, " The Tonight Show " continues to be a home to big-name celebrity guests and a stage for top musical and comedic talent. Actress Anna Kendrick was rushed out of her New York City hotel on Monday (18Dec17) due to a fire emergency. "I do one impression, and it's the weirdest impression, too". (more...)
Tommy Wiseau's Tommy Wiseau's "The Room" returns to cinemas for one night only
- December 20, 2017

Movie buffs will have a chance to see the cult classic " The Room ", referred to as "the Citizen Kane of bad movies" and the subject of James Franco's " The Disaster Artist ", on big screens in the Southland and nationwide on the night of January 10, it was announced Tuesday. (more...)
EPS for Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Expected At $0.88
- December 20, 2017

New Vernon Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in American Finl Group Inc Ohio (AFG) by 29.26% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:AFG). Envestnet Asset Management holds 0% or 6,898 shares. Brown Advisory Incorporated has 0% invested in Oxford Industries, Inc. Pinebridge L P holds 0.47% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc . (more...)
'Mindy Project' star Mindy Kaling gives birth to baby girl
- December 20, 2017

Mindy Kaling is a mother! She had a baby girl and named her Katherine Kaling. Though she told Willie Geist during an appearance on Sunday Today , "I'd like to be the fun mom". "So if I can be kind of fun too, I think that would be nice". "I'm going to not actively plan, but if it happens, it would happen", she added. "I just think that she's up to it", Beth Grant, who plays Beverly Janoszewski, told Us Weekly in September. (more...)
Look! Diddy Is Serious About Purchasing The Carolina Panthers Look! Diddy Is Serious About Purchasing The Carolina Panthers
- December 20, 2017

Robert Kraft told TMZ Sports that he's a "big fan" of Diddy when asked Monday about the music mogul's interest in purchasing the Carolina team. With the Carolina Panthers surprisingly soon to be on the market, the franchise is getting interest from a few unexpected new potential owners, including Sean "Diddy" Combs , Stephen Curry, and now Colin Kaepernick . (more...)
Eva Longoria and José 'Pepe' Baston are expecting their first child together Eva Longoria and José 'Pepe' Baston are expecting their first child together
- December 20, 2017

Eva Longoria , pictured in Miami Beach this month, confirmed her pregnancy via her representative on December 19, 2017. The actress-producer is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband Jose " Pepe " Bastón. "Yes I look pregnant, but it was just a ball of cheese, a ball of cheese in my stomach". "Today no belly. I just had to share, because my whole family's calling me, asking me if I'm pregnant". (more...)
Ryanair pilots suspend strike planned for Wednesday Ryanair pilots suspend strike planned for Wednesday
- December 20, 2017

IMPACT announced on Sunday it had suspended a planned one-day strike of some Irish-based pilots for Wednesday December 20th. Calling it off, however, Impact said in a statement: "The union acknowledged the principled determination of Ryanair pilots, which it said had made this breakthrough possible, and said it looked forward to establishing a positive relationship with Ryanair company management". (more...)
'She Knew': Artist Calls Out Meryl Streep with Weinstein Posters 'She Knew': Artist Calls Out Meryl Streep with Weinstein Posters
- December 20, 2017

Responding earlier this week to McGowan's claim that Streep remained silent about Weinstein's alleged misconduct before it made worldwide headlines, Streep said "I want to let her know I did not know about Weinstein's crimes , not in the 90s when he attacked her, or through subsequent decades when he proceeded to attack others". (more...)
Redskins player Su'a Cravens claims racial profiling during traffic stop in Virginia Redskins player Su'a Cravens claims racial profiling during traffic stop in Virginia
- December 20, 2017

The traffic stop happened November 29 as part of the School Awareness & Firm Enforcement (S.A.F.E.) Traffic Safety Initiative near the Farmwell Middle School according to the sheriff's office. Cravens posted two videos to Twitter, each about a minute and a half. I promise my parents raised an intelligent and respectful young man. A spokeswoman told The Washington Times that officers applied a tint meter on the windows to find Cravens was in violation. (more...)
Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.23 (KNOW)
- December 20, 2017

Investors might be looking to track the ATR or Average True Range of the stock. Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3X Shares (the Fund), formerly Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X Shares , seeks daily investment results of 300% of the price performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Small Cap Index). (more...)
HBO Picks Up New Comedy About a Bisexual Black Man's Dating Life HBO Picks Up New Comedy About a Bisexual Black Man's Dating Life
- December 20, 2017

Him Or Her executive produced by Rae and former Daily Show writer Travon Free and Denise Davis is a single camera half-hour show that chronicles the dating life of a bisexual black man and the distinctly different worlds and relationships he finds himself in . (more...)
Mark Wahlberg On Kevin Spacey's Recasting In J. Paul Getty Biopic Mark Wahlberg On Kevin Spacey's Recasting In J. Paul Getty Biopic
- December 20, 2017

Working on a seven week window, Scott replaced Kevin Spacey's scenes as J. The third option seemed to be the least plausible, yet in a new profile in The New York Times , Scott confidently explains that it was an easy decision to make. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar Will Perform at the College Football National Championship Halftime Show Kendrick Lamar Will Perform at the College Football National Championship Halftime Show
- December 20, 2017

ESPN says that Lamar will perform a variety of his hits, including some from his newly GRAMMY-nominated album, DAMN . Thankfully, however, the College Football Playoff Championship is going a different route this year, tapping [drum roll please] Kendrick Lamar for this year's Rose Bowl intermission-ganza. (more...)
Heather North Dies: The 'Scooby-Doo' Voice Actress Was 71 Heather North Dies: The 'Scooby-Doo' Voice Actress Was 71
- December 20, 2017

She passed away in Studio City, California after suffering from a long illness. After launching her career in the 1960s, North began voicing Daphne in 1970 during the second season of "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" North reprised her role as Daphne in The New Scooby-Doo Movies in 1972, The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour in 1976 and Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood in 1979. (more...)
Senzo Mchunu supporters question his defeat as ANC SG Senzo Mchunu supporters question his defeat as ANC SG
- December 20, 2017

Mchunu was competing with Ace Magashule for the position, and the victor was announced on Monday night during the party's 54th national conference. The committee consists of the party's secretariat and chairpersons of provinces and leagues. (more...)
Lady Gaga finalizing deal for Las Vegas residency Lady Gaga finalizing deal for Las Vegas residency
- December 20, 2017

Lady Gaga is headed to Las Vegas for a residency! Gaga , real name Stefani Germanotta , played the final gig of the North American leg of her Joanne tour on Monday night at The Forum in Los Angeles. Gaga , who has sold more than 30 million albums including recent No. 1 Joanne , joins Bruno Mars , Cher and Ricky Martin , who all have ongoing concert productions at the Park Theater. (more...)
John Legend to play lead role in NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' John Legend to play lead role in NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
- December 20, 2017

As fans definitely are aware, this is not the first time John Legend has been part of an acting project. The 38-year-old crooner was a producer on the award-winning 2016 musical film, La La Land , and has a writing credit for the Broadway hit SpongeBob SquarePants . (more...)
Former Glee actor Mark Salling pleads guilty in child pornography case Former Glee actor Mark Salling pleads guilty in child pornography case
- December 20, 2017

Salling , who grew up in Dallas and attended Lake Highlands High School, played bad boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on Glee from 2009 to 2015. In December 2015, police conducted a raid at his home after being tipped off by his girlfriend and arrested the actor after they found several child pornography videos and images on electronic devices in his home. (more...)
Amazon Prime Video app breaks Apple TV download record Amazon Prime Video app breaks Apple TV download record
- December 20, 2017

What is not known is how many times the app has been downloaded leading it to break the record or the app and its record that was broken. It also seems that the Apple TV was not the only place that saw a big uptick in Amazon Prime Video downloads. (more...)
Janus Henderson Group PLC Increases Holdings in Simon Property Group Inc (SPG)
- December 20, 2017

Paradigm Asset Management Co Llc who had been investing in Simon Ppty Gp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $60.82B market cap company. (NYSE:SPG) for 500 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.31% or 582,518 shares. 1,714 were reported by Bb&T. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 787 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $127,000 after acquiring an additional 169 shares in the last quarter. (more...)