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Woman, 4 Grandchildren Killed in Historic East Texas Flooding
April 30, 2016 – 4:27 pm | No Comment
Woman, 4 Grandchildren Killed in Historic East Texas Flooding

Lenda Asberry, 62, and her four grandchildren were killed this week as they tried to escape a flash flood in the rural town of Palestine, TX. The region has been hit by downpours that overwhelm …

SNL Dedicates Entire Episode to Prince
April 24, 2016 – 7:52 pm | No Comment
<i>SNL</i> Dedicates Entire Episode to Prince

Instead of running a planned rerun show this past weekend, Saturday Night Live aired an hour-long episode dedicated to the late music icon Prince. The show featured clips of his performances on the show, sketches …

World Celebrates William Shakespeare on 400th Anniversary of His Death
April 23, 2016 – 10:07 am | No Comment
World Celebrates William Shakespeare on 400th Anniversary of His Death

William Shakespeare died 400 years ago today, and this anniversary is kicking off worldwide celebrations of the man many consider to be the greatest writer in the English language.
#Shakespeare400 is trending on Twitter, along with …

New Trailer Drops for Suicide Squad
April 10, 2016 – 11:04 pm | No Comment
New Trailer Drops for <i>Suicide Squad</i>

 

With Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice complete tanking among fans and critics (though still earning almost $700 million worldwide so far), maybe DC Comics is eager to get people exited about their movies again. …

Bruce Springsteen Cancels NC Concert Over Discriminatory Law
April 9, 2016 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
Bruce Springsteen Cancels NC Concert Over Discriminatory Law

The Boss has joined a list of artists protesting a new discriminatory law in North Carolina. Bruce Springsteen announced this week he was cancelling an upcoming show in Greensboro. The 15,000 ticketholders will receive a …

Peter Dinklage Tells SNL What He Knows About Jon Snow
April 3, 2016 – 3:36 pm | No Comment
Peter Dinklage Tells <i>SNL</i> What He Knows About Jon Snow

Peter Dinklage, best known as Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones, hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend. And in his opening monologue, he was quick to address the show’s biggest mystery ahead of its Season …

Gmail Deletes Emails in April Fools’ “Prank” Gone Wrong
April 2, 2016 – 2:46 pm | No Comment
Gmail Deletes Emails in April Fools’ “Prank” Gone Wrong

April Fools’ Day came and went yesterday without too much damage… Except for Google, specifically their Gmail service. The popular email provider introduced a “mike-drop function,” which involved an irreverent animation and muting conversations. Surprisingly, …

Tribeca Film Festival Cancels Screening Of Anti-Vaccine Film
March 27, 2016 – 9:18 am | No Comment
Tribeca Film Festival Cancels Screening Of Anti-Vaccine Film

The Tribeca Film Festival and founder Robert De Niro have reversed course and canceled a screening of Vaxxed, an anti-vaccine “documentary.”” Just a day earlier, De Niro himself had issued a statement defending the showing.
Vaxxed …

Gail Collins Calls Out Trump, Cruz, Kasich on Reproductive Rights
March 26, 2016 – 10:30 am | No Comment
Gail Collins Calls Out Trump, Cruz, Kasich on Reproductive Rights

In a week that saw Donald Trump make baseless accusations against Ted Cruz of extramarital affairs and to openly mock the physical appearance of Cruz’s wife, New York times columnist Gail Collins took all of …

#SadAffleck Meme Sweeps Web After Horrible Batman v. Superman Reviews
March 26, 2016 – 9:26 am | No Comment
#SadAffleck Meme Sweeps Web After Horrible <i>Batman v. Superman</i> Reviews

The reviews are in, and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is shaping up to be one of the biggest blockbuster bombs of all time. Reviewers repeatedly describe it as joyless and incoherent, and those …

Hulk Hogan Awarded $115 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Gawker
March 19, 2016 – 8:18 pm | No Comment
Hulk Hogan Awarded $115 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Gawker

Terry Bollea, better known as pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, was awarded $115 million by a Florida jury on Friday in his lawsuit against the gossip site Gawker. The massive sum is $15 million more than …

Ariana Grande Does Her Musical Impressions Thing On SNL
March 13, 2016 – 1:38 pm | No Comment
Ariana Grande Does Her Musical Impressions Thing On <i>SNL</i>

Ariana Grande pulled double duty on Saturday Night Live this week, appearing as host and musical guest. One of the most popular sketches had the “Dangerous Woman” singer playing an intern at Tidal who has …

John Legend Condemns “Racist” Trump
March 12, 2016 – 5:00 pm | No Comment
John Legend Condemns “Racist” Trump

John Legend, never shy about his disdain for Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, outright called the presumptive candidate a racist this week. Legend and Donald Trump, Jr. engaged in a spat on Twitter following the violence …

Clinton, Sanders Clash Over Gun Control At Debate In Flint, Michigan
March 6, 2016 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
Clinton, Sanders Clash Over Gun Control At Debate In Flint, Michigan

At Sunday night’s debate in Flint, Michigan, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders disagreed over whether gun manufacturers should be legally liable when their weapons are used in mass shooting. The moment highlighted one of the …

Knife Possibly Found Buried at O.J. Simpson’s Home Investigated by LAPD
March 5, 2016 – 11:56 am | No Comment
Knife Possibly Found Buried at O.J. Simpson’s Home Investigated by LAPD

The LAPD has confirmed that it is investigating a knife reportedly found buried at the Brentwood home occupied by O.J. Simpson at the time of the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson.
A retired LAPD …

Melissa Harris-Perry Leaves MSNBC
February 28, 2016 – 12:24 pm | No Comment
Melissa Harris-Perry Leaves MSNBC

Popular liberal host Melissa Harris-Perry is leaving MSNBC following a pubic spat with the network. Harris-Perry says the grievances were just the most visible examples of the network taking away her editorial control and sidelining …

Trump Refuses to Reject White Supremacist Support, Retweets Mussolini Quote
February 28, 2016 – 11:16 am | No Comment
Trump Refuses to Reject White Supremacist Support, Retweets Mussolini Quote

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump this morning refused to reject the support of prominent white nationalist David Duke and the Klu Klux Klan, until he had learned more about the people and organizations in question. Around …

Amber Rose Educates Tyrese Gibson, Reverend Run on Consent
February 21, 2016 – 1:05 pm | No Comment
Amber Rose Educates Tyrese Gibson, Reverend Run on Consent

Model and entrepreneur Amber Rose had strong words for Tyrese Gibson and Reverend Run, hosts of the show “It’s Not You, It’s Men,” during an appearance that aired on Saturday. After the duo told Rose …

Random Shooting Kills 6 in Kalamazoo
February 21, 2016 – 11:54 am | No Comment
Random Shooting Kills 6 in Kalamazoo

Jason Dalton, 45 of Kalamazoo, is suspected of killing six people and injuring more during a series of shootings spread out over several hours around the Michigan on Saturday night. Police have been unable to …

Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham, and Hailey Clouson Unveiled As Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Models
February 14, 2016 – 9:37 am | No Comment
Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham, and Hailey Clouson Unveiled As Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Models

In a year of firsts, MMA superstar Ronda Rousey and models Ashley Graham and Hailey Clouson were unveiled as the cover models for the 2016 edition of the famous Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. For the …

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