Arts&Culture


Taylor Swift's Taylor Swift's "us vs. them" mentality isn't a great fit for 2017
- August 30, 2017

Since it debuted at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Tay's " Look What You Made Me Do " video has been smashing records left and right. Swift was vilified for her alleged side of the feud and her dismissal of it with the infamous "I would like to be excluded from this narrative" line didn't do much to endear her to the public. (more...)
Tomi Lahren Joining Fox News as a Contributor Tomi Lahren Joining Fox News as a Contributor
- August 30, 2017

The former Blaze personality, who rose to fame through her viral "Final Thoughts" segments, will make her debut on Wednesday night on " Hannity ", where she will do the bulk of her opining for the network. Lahren, who came out as pro-choice on ABC's The View , sued Glenn Beck and his conservative media network in April, after her two-year contract was terminated following that headline-making View news. (more...)
Unfinished work of fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett destroyed by a steamroller Unfinished work of fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett destroyed by a steamroller
- August 30, 2017

The prolific writer - best known for his long-running satirical fantasy series Discworld - died in 2015 , aged 66. It is thought up to 10 incomplete novels were flattened. "It was one of his requests that his unfinished work was destroyed by a steamroller ", Richard Henry, curator of the Salisbury Museum said to CNN. (more...)
Liberum Capital Reaffirms Sell Rating for Domino's Pizza Group PLC. (DOM) Liberum Capital Reaffirms Sell Rating for Domino's Pizza Group PLC. (DOM)
- August 30, 2017

Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Domino's Pizza by 1.3% in the first quarter. It has outperformed by 37.51% the S&P500. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.98 earnings per share. Trojan Greg sold $466,050 worth of stock or 2,500 shares. Twin Capital Management Inc invested in 0.18% or 17,514 shares. Therefore 0 are positive. (more...)
He Survived Hurricane Katrina. Now He's Had To Leave Houston He Survived Hurricane Katrina. Now He's Had To Leave Houston
- August 30, 2017

Water drained out of streets into ditches and low areas, but manhole covers in central Lake Charles were bubbling, and officials remained anxious that storm surge and high tides could slow drainage across the flat plain of south-western Louisiana. (more...)
Taylor Swift's new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever Taylor Swift's new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever
- August 30, 2017

While some references in her video are more obvious than others, this one certainly needed a little extra sleuthing to have picked up on, so we're glad someone did. As for what they "made her do" to write this song, Hall says Swift didn't divulge anything to him, but he thinks the explanation is pretty simple. (more...)
Kid Rock to open restaurant inside Little Caesar's Arena Kid Rock to open restaurant inside Little Caesar's Arena
- August 30, 2017

Kid Rock is set to inaugurate Little Caesars Arena with a six-show stand that begins September 12. "Our goal was to create one-of-a-kind food destinations that extended beyond the walls of the arena", said Carlos Bernal, president of Delaware North Sportservice. (more...)
Hoosier volunteers needed to help Texas storm victims Hoosier volunteers needed to help Texas storm victims
- August 30, 2017

Red Cross Massachusetts is already setting up more extensive trainings in the future for volunteers who may deploy later. "We are grateful to all of the Red Cross disaster workers from right here in New Jersey who are leaving their families and heading to Texas to help". (more...)
'Game of Thrones' stars may have a real life drama too 'Game of Thrones' stars may have a real life drama too
- August 30, 2017

She also refuses to take part in the Great War of slaying the biggest enemy of them all, the undead. However, just how much can each great house contribute to the Great War, especially considering all the losses they've taken? However, the season 7 finale served the captain the last straw. (more...)
Catholic school removes 162 saint statues to be more 'inclusive' Catholic school removes 162 saint statues to be more 'inclusive'
- August 30, 2017

Said head of school Cecily Stock: "San Domenico is both a Catholic school and an independent school". Cheryl Newell, a mother of four graduates from San Domenico, told the Marin Independent Journal , "I am extremely disappointed in the school and the direction they've been going". (more...)
"Blade Runner 2049" Short Film Explains the Gap Between Both Films
- August 30, 2017

A new Blade Runner 2049 short film has been released ahead of the new sequel's release later in the year. The Blade Runner sequel will be premiering on theatre screens worldwide from October 6th onwards and stars Ryan Gosling , Harrison Ford, Ana De Armas, MacKenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James, Carla Juri, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto . (more...)
Orton plants Nakamura with RKO
- August 30, 2017

In a fairly one-sided affair, Bobby Roode follows an emphatic spinebuster with the Glorious DDT to start a winning streak, going 2-0 on SmackDown Live. A positive trend over the last few weeks has been matches being announced upwards of a week in advance. Opinion: The women's match isn't all that interesting but having a World Title match being ready upwards of a month in advance (assuming the title match takes place at " Hell in a Cell 2017" in October) is a nice change of pace. (more...)
Behind the scenes of The X Factor photo shoot Behind the scenes of The X Factor photo shoot
- August 30, 2017

He continued: "The early and middle rounds rate well". Love it or hate it, The X Factor still has a huge fan following and Simon Cowell is determined to get viewer ratings up again this year . "I think he'll probably end up doing what I am doing". That's always the fear, that, like a lot of music shows, you don't stay relevant. Together we are double trouble, we have too much fun together. (more...)
Pink Fights Gender Stereotypes, Gives Emotional Speech To Daughter At VMAs Pink Fights Gender Stereotypes, Gives Emotional Speech To Daughter At VMAs
- August 30, 2017

She also performed "What About Us?" the single from her upcoming album, Beautiful Trauma , scheduled for release in October. Pink gave a nod to unique artists like Michael Jackson , Janis Joplin, Freddie Mercury, George Michael, David Bowie and Elton John . (more...)
Texas Man Reconnects With Father After Hurricane Harvey Texas Man Reconnects With Father After Hurricane Harvey
- August 30, 2017

He explained that his mother is in Oklahoma but his dad lives in Houston too. "I'm here in Rockport waiting on you", he said. Valencia later explained that a CNN sound tech engineer helped set up with call between Mitchell and his father by letting him use the satellite phone. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' season 8: What to expect
- August 30, 2017

Sansa has done incredibly well to make it this far in Game of Thrones . After what appeared to be a successful truce negotiation, Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen got frisky while traveling to the next theater of war. And, after coming face-to-face (we're talking inches) with a White Walker , Cersei finally realizes the northern threat isn't just a silly joke. (more...)
Malayalam actress abduction: 'Madam' is Kavya Madhavan, reveals Pulsar Suni Malayalam actress abduction: 'Madam' is Kavya Madhavan, reveals Pulsar Suni
- August 30, 2017

Dileep is now in judicial custody as he stands accused of being the mastermind behind the assault and abduction of a prominent woman actor on February 17 this year. Feni said he told police about what he knows though he did not know who the madam was. Actress Kavya Madhavan is the wife of Dileep, who is now lodged at the sub-jail in Aluva for his alleged involvement in conspiring the assault. (more...)
First Look At Biopic About Tragic Life Of Bobbi Kristina Brown First Look At Biopic About Tragic Life Of Bobbi Kristina Brown
- August 30, 2017

Bobbi Kristina Brown's tumultuous relationship with her boyfriend Nick Gordon is center stage in the first trailer for the upcoming made-for-TV biopic about the late rising star, who died at only age 22 in 2015. It also depicts conflicts with others over her relationship with family friend Nick Gordon , who was found legally responsible for brown's death past year. (more...)
Broadcasting council pulls the plug on controversial TV show 'Pehredaar Piya Ki' Broadcasting council pulls the plug on controversial TV show 'Pehredaar Piya Ki'
- August 30, 2017

The child marriage was shown to portray the girl's commitment and fulfilment of her promise made to the little boy's dying father that she will remain his pehredaar (protector) forever. Producer Sumeet Mittal in an exclusive conversation with indianexpress.com opened up about the end of Pehredaar Piya Ki . Recently, the BCCC had asked the channel to shift the show to a late-night slot. (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
- August 30, 2017

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA ) stock directed 77.05% toward a higher level throughout previous year and swapped 6.82% toward a strong spot during past one month. Hi-Crush Partners had 41 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Barclays PLC lifted their price target on Alibaba Group Holding Limited from $130.00 to $132.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. (more...)