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Check Out The First Teaser Trailer For James Bond In Spectre
March 29, 2015 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
Check Out The First Teaser Trailer For James Bond In <i>Spectre</i>

James Bond is back and returning to his roots. This week, the world got it’s first taste of the upcoming 007 film Spectre, which seems to focus on the international criminal organization that was Bond’s …

The Rock Was Pretty Awesome On Saturday Night Live
March 29, 2015 – 8:53 pm | No Comment
The Rock Was Pretty Awesome On <i>Saturday Night Live</i>

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has proved that he’s a consummate showman, so it’s no surprise that he was entertaining and charismatic when he hosted this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live. But did you know… …

Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing #RaceTogether On Cups
March 22, 2015 – 6:07 pm | No Comment
Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing #RaceTogether On Cups

After just a week, Starbucks has instructed its baristas to stop writing “#RaceTogether” on coffee cups as an attempt to engage customers in a conversation about race in America. Despite how soundly the concept was …

Liberal Columnist Says “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Was “Built On A Lie”
March 21, 2015 – 6:29 pm | No Comment
Liberal Columnist Says “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Was “Built On A Lie”

Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capeheart wrote this week that he was mistaken when he supported the belief that shooting victim Michael Brown was shot by police while surrendering with his hands up. Capeheart wrote that …

Millionaire Pastor Creflo Dollar Asks Congregation For $65M Private Jet
March 15, 2015 – 11:12 am | No Comment
Millionaire Pastor Creflo Dollar Asks Congregation For $65M Private Jet

A megachurch pastor in Atlanta has asked his congregation for “love gifts” to purchase a Gulfstream jet valued at over $65 million. After receiving criticism for making the request of his largely impoverished congregation, Creflo …

University of Oklahoma Frat Cut By National Organization And School After Racist Chant
March 9, 2015 – 1:22 pm | No Comment
University of Oklahoma Frat Cut By National Organization And School After Racist Chant

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma has faced a swift backlash after members were captured on film chanting racist remarks. The president of the university today announced that it severing “all …

SNL Introduces White Character On Empire
March 8, 2015 – 5:38 pm | No Comment
<i>SNL</i> Introduces White Character On <i>Empire</i>

As we’ve reported before, Fox’s Empire is becoming not just a hit, but a sensation as it actually increases viewers every week. And it’s no small feet that a show with an almost entirely black …

SNL Sketch Shows Dakota Johnson Joining ISIS
March 1, 2015 – 2:42 pm | No Comment
<i>SNL</i> Sketch Shows Dakota Johnson Joining ISIS

Fifty Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson hosted Saturday Night Live last night, and the most buzzed-about sketch by far is a digital short parody of a recent Toyota ad. The sketch has spawned media …

Astronaut on ISS Gives Leonard Nimoy Vulcan Salute From Space
February 28, 2015 – 5:08 pm | No Comment
Astronaut on ISS Gives Leonard Nimoy Vulcan Salute From Space

Tributes have poured out over social media over the weekend for Leonard Nimoy, the actor best known for playing Spock on Star Trek, who passed away on Friday. But one of the greatest and most …

VIDEO: Lady Gaga Wins The Oscars With Sound Of Music Medley
February 23, 2015 – 11:17 am | No Comment
VIDEO: Lady Gaga Wins The Oscars With <i>Sound Of Music</i> Medley

The evening in general may have received mixed reviews for the performance of host Neil Patrick Harris, but everyone was raving about Lady Gaga‘s appearance at the Academy Awards last night. The “Born This Way” …

Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas Scores Big At Razzies
February 22, 2015 – 6:40 pm | No Comment
Kirk Cameron’s <i>Saving Christmas</i> Scores Big At Razzies

The Academy Awards begin in just a few hours, which means that another annual film tradition has just passed: The Golden Raspberry Awards, or “Razzies.” The annual event honors the worst in Hollywood, and this …

Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Officially Set For May 2
February 21, 2015 – 2:01 pm | No Comment
Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Officially Set For May 2

Many thought this day would never come, and it certainly should have come years ago, but here it is: Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have signed a contract to face off on May 2, …

“Celebrity Jeopardy” Returns for SNL 40
February 16, 2015 – 11:00 am | No Comment
“Celebrity Jeopardy” Returns for <i>SNL 40</i>

It’s hard to pick a single best sketch from last night’s assembly of tributes, compilations, and revamped favorites at the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, but the “Celebrity Jeopardy” sketch is a strong contender. …

Missouri Boy “Kidnapped” By Family To “Teach Him A Lesson” About Stranger Danger
February 6, 2015 – 10:03 am | Comments Off
Missouri Boy “Kidnapped” By Family To “Teach Him A Lesson” About Stranger Danger

A 6-year-old boy from Troy, MO has been removed from his home this week after his family allegedly kidnapped, restrained, and threatened him to teach him a lesson about stranger danger. The family say the …

New York Expects More Snow This Week From Winter Storm Linus
January 31, 2015 – 4:08 pm | Comments Off
New York Expects More Snow This Week From Winter Storm Linus

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for much of the Northeast for the end of this weekend moving into Monday, with New York City predicted to get 5-10 inches of snow …

Check Out The First Trailer For The Fantastic Four
January 27, 2015 – 12:41 pm | Comments Off
Check Out The First Trailer For <i>The Fantastic Four</i>

The first trailer for the Fantastic Four reboot dropped today. The film stars Miles Teller as Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic), Kate Mara as Sue Storm (The Invisible Woman), Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm (The …

Winter Storm Juno Expected To Blast Northeast
January 25, 2015 – 11:02 am | Comments Off
Winter Storm Juno Expected To Blast Northeast

Winter Storm Juno is expected to blast the Northeast US on Monday and Tuesday this week, dropping up to two feet of snow with wind gusts of up to 55mph in some areas, warns the …

Bill Belichick Drops My Cousin Vinny Reference In Deflategate Denial
January 24, 2015 – 5:12 pm | Comments Off
Bill Belichick Drops <i>My Cousin Vinny</i> Reference In Deflategate Denial

Amidst a staunch denial of any wrongdoing, Patriots coach Bill Belichick made a reference to Marisa Tomei‘s Oscar-winning performance in My Cousin Vinny, the 1992 comedy.
“I’m embarrassed by the amount of time I’ve had to …

SNL And Kevin Hart Imagine Corner Boys In The “New” Brooklyn
January 18, 2015 – 11:27 am | No Comment

When funnyman Kevin Hart team’s up with Saturday Night Live for the second time, you know it’s gonna be hilarious. And in one of the evening’s best sketches (a digital short), the Wedding Ringer star, …

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