Arts&Culture


Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Creative Director Leaves Naughty Dog
- January 05, 2018

Escayg worked at Naughty Dog for seven years, most recently as creative director and writer on Uncharted: The Lost Legacy . It seems that there is no bad blood between Escayg and his (now former) employers. The departure is notable by itself, but it's worth mentioning that this isn't the only creative lead that has retired from Naughty Dog in the last few months, with Bruce Straley announcing his own intention of exiting the company last September . (more...)
The Scandal, How to Get Away With Murder crossover is happening The Scandal, How to Get Away With Murder crossover is happening
- January 05, 2018

This is the first time the two shows will cross over according to Deadline , but it will likely be the last, with Scandal reaching its seventh and final season while How to Get Away With Murder continues on after its fourth season. However, it's not the first Shondaland crossover. Private Practice , Rhimes' Grey's Anatomy spin-off, had several. Wolf and Greg Berlanti, the two other current broadcast drama series uber producers alongside Rhimes - who all supply four or more series to ... (more...)
Cardi B to Join Bruno Mars for Cardi B to Join Bruno Mars for "Finesse (Remix)"
- January 05, 2018

The video then switches to Bruno performing a dance routine in an wonderful tribute to the 90s sketch comedy show In Living Color . Cardi B is having a great 2018. The track is the latest single from the singer's 24K Magic , which was released in November 2016. "We went from dolla bills now we poppin' rubber bands / Bruno sing to me while I do my money dance!" "Thank you Lord. (more...)
GDP likely to grow by 6.5% this fiscal GDP likely to grow by 6.5% this fiscal
- January 05, 2018

HSBC expects India's gross domestic product ( GDP ) growth to be around 6.5 per cent in 2017-18. These statistics are the first official full-year growth estimates after the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax Bill (GST). However, there is a difference between the way manufacturing data is calculated in the GDP and the IIP . The slower growth projection also casts doubts over the government's ability to meet its 3.2 per cent fiscal deficit target for the financial year, as slower ... (more...)
Nicki Minaj And Nas Break Up, And She's Not Pregnant Nicki Minaj And Nas Break Up, And She's Not Pregnant
- January 05, 2018

The couple are believed to have started dating in June 2017, but sources close to the situation have told TMZ 'the relationship ran out of steam'. Nicki Minaj and Nas are reportedly no longer dating. We figured they were the ideal couple. Sharing a picture of Nicki wearing a crown as she sat on a gold throne, Nas wrote: "Queens Get The MFkN (motherf**king) Money!" "I'm simply chillin' at this moment, I'm chaste". (more...)
Matt Lauer reportedly giving 'Today' producers unsolicited advice Matt Lauer reportedly giving 'Today' producers unsolicited advice
- January 05, 2018

She has been filling in for Lauer since he was sacked over sexual misconduct allegations in November. An official from NBC did not respond to a request for comment about the salaries of Today show anchors. She explained to the publication, "I know it sounds ridiculous that I'm going to say this, but I really have done jobs I liked for the job I liked because I never wanted to be happy every other Friday on pay day". (more...)
Royal Mail to issue set of Game of Thrones stamps Royal Mail to issue set of Game of Thrones stamps
- January 05, 2018

The US show's royal female, played by British actress Emilia Clarke , is among characters and props like the sword throne to feature on 15 new Royal Mail stamps. GBH has also designed presentation packs , first day covers, a souvenir "Prestige Stamp Book" and medal packs containing two coins struck by the Royal Mint on the themes of fire and ice. (more...)
'Today' updates social media profiles to include Hoda Kotb 'Today' updates social media profiles to include Hoda Kotb
- January 05, 2018

It seems particularly fitting that Kotb's new position means that the Today show has two women leading the lineup for the first time ever . She should also have the opportunity to ask for more money when she renews her contract, reports say. (more...)
Eminem and Travis Scott to Headline 2018 Governors Ball
- January 05, 2018

Following the big reveal yesterday from Coachella , Governors Ball comes through today with the lineup announcement for their 2018 edition. The country may be stuck in a cold snap, but summer music festivals are already heating up. It was recently announced that the Revival artist would play at Coachella , alongside Beyonce and The Weeknd . The lineup also features SZA, St. Vincent, and Vince Staples on Friday, HAIM, David Bryne, and Post Malone on Saturday, and Odesza, Carbi B, and ... (more...)
Gov. Cuomo Unveils Litigious Agenda for New York State Gov. Cuomo Unveils Litigious Agenda for New York State
- January 05, 2018

The Middle Class Tax Cut that the Senate Republican Conference fought for in 2016 has also taken effect. Photo Gov. Andrew Cuomo of NY delivered his State of the State address on Wednesday in Albany. Sen. Catharine Young, a western New York Republican, is the sponsor of a proposal that would expand the legal definition of workplace harassment and prohibit confidential settlements as a way to encourage companies to adopt a tougher stance on the problem. (more...)
WWE Championship match booked for the Royal Rumble WWE Championship match booked for the Royal Rumble
- January 05, 2018

There was also the small matter of the match between Sami Zayn and AJ Styles, a contest which has led to Zayn and Kevin Owens facing the WWE Champion in a two-against-one handicap match at the Royal Rumble . And what do we have after that, The Usos Splash and the champions retain their titles. Previously, Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin had failed to defeat The Usos in the Fatal Fourway Tag Team match at the Clash of Champions but registered a victory over them in a Non-Title ... (more...)
BBC to reshoot Christie adaptation BBC to reshoot Christie adaptation
- January 05, 2018

But the BBC pulled the serial after two actresses accused Westwick of rape, claims which actor denies. In a statement, the broadcaster said: "These are serious allegations which Ed Westwick has strenuously denied". Endeavor will handle sales in all territories internationally. Ordeal By Innocence also stars Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor, Matthew Goode, Eleanor Tomlinson, Anthony Boyle, Luke Treadaway, Morven Christie, Crystal Clarke, Ella Purnell and Alice Eve, who will join Cooke on ... (more...)
Prince Harry's wedding will add R8 billion to United Kingdom economy Prince Harry's wedding will add R8 billion to United Kingdom economy
- January 05, 2018

However, from all appearances , this event could witness a few differences from Royal traditions. US Magazine has revealed a few interesting aspects of the marriage that indicates the pair's decision to do things their way without bothering about protocol. (more...)
'Stunning' Honey G looks unrecognisable after shocking image overhaul, sending fans wild 'Stunning' Honey G looks unrecognisable after shocking image overhaul, sending fans wild
- January 05, 2018

The rapper, 36, left viewers shocked on Thursday evening as she appeared on an episode of 100% Hotter and sizzled in a sleek yet plunging jumpsuit while sporting an immaculate make-up look. Another added: "No way is that Honey, she looks stunning". We wonder if she'll keep her new look. . Speaking on the show, Honey G had claimed that she was hesitant about changing her image, as it's something she has honed over the years and is very particular about. (more...)
Hip-hop is more popular than rock for the first time ever Hip-hop is more popular than rock for the first time ever
- January 05, 2018

According to Nielsen Music, total music consumption in the U.S.in 2017 climbed 12.5 percent to 636.65 million units (up from 566.1 million). ED SHEERAN's album " Divide " was the leader in total volume (Albums + Track Equivalent Albums + On-Demand Audio Streaming Equivalent Albums) this year, followed by KENDRICK LAMAR's " DAMN ." and TAYLOR SWIFT's " Reputation ". (more...)
HBO confirms 2019 release for 'Game of Thrones' season 8 HBO confirms 2019 release for 'Game of Thrones' season 8
- January 05, 2018

The Emmy-winning sensation won't be back for its final season until 2019. They will collaborate on the six-episode, eighth and last season, to air in 2019. And even the stars of the show don't know how the final series will play out as producers have taken drastic measures to stop the ending being leaked. (more...)
Ridley Scott circling Merlin movie at Disney Ridley Scott circling Merlin movie at Disney
- January 05, 2018

He is also said to be in talks to produce the film through his company Scott Free, along with Gil Netter . The series follows the story of a young Merlin who would go on to become the mentor of the classic literary character King Arthur . (more...)
Meghan Markle wants mother to walk her down the aisle, says source Meghan Markle wants mother to walk her down the aisle, says source
- January 05, 2018

But it looks like there's even more reasons to be buzzing about the royal ceremony. "We are incredibly happy for Meghan and Harry". Harry, Queen Elizabeth's grandson and fifth in line to the throne, will tie the knot with Markle on May 19 at Windsor Castle, the royal palace home of British kings and queens for nearly 1 000 years. (more...)
YouTuber Reina Scully Is Being Attacked for Her Logan Paul Comments
- January 05, 2018

Now the star says that he is not posting and is "taking time to reflect " in the wake of the outcry. Writing on Twitter , Paul, who has 15 million YouTube subscribers and is very popular with child viewers who like his stunts involving freaky scenarios, said his intention was to "raise awareness for suicide and suicide prevention". (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Slams TV Host Over 'Disrespectful' Question About Her 'Physique' Caitlyn Jenner Slams TV Host Over 'Disrespectful' Question About Her 'Physique'
- January 05, 2018

Piers Morgan was forced to defend himself during a Life Stories interview with Caitlyn Jenner recently, after making a quip about her gender reassignment surgery. I was very , very close to Khloé". Jenner added: "It is a terribly complicated issue, I didn't even understand it for many, many years". Meanwhile two in five trans people have been attacked or threatened with violence in the last five years. (more...)