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  • For President Trump, “I WIN!” “Nessun Dorma” from Turundot, sung by Bruce Sledge

    06/23/2018 9:39:24 AM PDT · by mairdie · 31 replies
    For President Trump, “I WIN!” “Nessun Dorma” from Turundot, sung by Bruce Sledge, played at the Duluth rally. The version from the movie "Sum of All Fears." Up arrows would be greatly appreciated. I love seeing POTUS appreciated. Video matches lyrics, which will be found in the video description.
  • Timeless Cancelled at NBC — But Wrap-Up Movie Remains a Possibility

    06/22/2018 8:20:35 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    TV Line ^ | June 22, 2018 | Vlada Gelman
    History is repeating itself: NBC has again cancelled Timeless, TVLine has learned. Fans, though, should not yet give up all hope for some final closure. Our sister site Deadline reports that NBC remains open to the possibility — remote as it may be, given the logistics and financial imprudency — of greenlighting a two-hour movie, to wrap up Season 2’s tantalizing loose ends. “This is a sad day for the writers, actors, crew and especially the viewers of Timeless,” co-showrunner Shawn Ryan shared on Twitter Friday. “We are all extremely proud of what we made and know that it was...
  • ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff ‘The Conners’ Picked Up By ABC With No Roseanne Barr Involvement

    06/21/2018 6:19:34 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 60 replies
    Deadline ^ | June 21, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    It’s official: ABC has given a 10-episode series order to The Conners (working title), a spinoff of Roseanne, for fall 2018. The spinoff will take over the Tuesday 8 PM slot on the ABC schedule that was vacated when Roseanne was suddenly canceled following a controversial tweet by star and executive producer Roseanne Barr. (Roseanne‘s order had been for 13 episodes.) Barr will have no financial or creative involvement in the new series after reaching a settlement with series producer Tom Werner. The Conners will feature the rest of the Roseanne revival cast, John Goodman (“Dan”), Laurie Metcalf (“Jackie”), Sara...
  • ‘The Last Jedi’ Director Mocks Angry Fans Wanting to Remake It: ‘Please Actually Happen’

    06/21/2018 4:31:31 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 47 replies
    The Wrap ^ | June 21, 2018 | Phil Hornshaw
    Angry “Star Wars” fans have been up in arms over “The Last Jedi” since it released in December, so much so that one group claims it’s going to remake it. A website called “” and corresponding Twitter account popped up in June, purporting to be created by a group of producers who mean to make a new version of “Episode VIII.” Of course, people can pledge money on that website. Supposedly it has raised more than $22 million as of this writing — but claims that the cost of actually making the film will be covered by the unnamed producers...
  • Famous Veteran: Jimmy Stewart

    06/20/2018 10:10:22 PM PDT · by eastforker · 32 replies ^ | 2018 |
    "I'd like people to remember me as someone who was good at his job and seemed to mean what he said." Born to the owner of a hardware store, Jimmy Stewart dodged continuing the family business to become one of the most prolific actors of this time. Stewart was shy as a child and was interested in aviation, but his father discouraged him from attending the U.S. Naval Academy and guided him towards Princeton. It was at Princeton that Stewart became involved in acting, and began a career as a stage actor. During the depression, cinema houses were taking over...
  • DC Comics Reminds the World That Superman Is a Refugee

    06/20/2018 6:32:45 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 91 replies
    Comic Book ^ | June 20, 2018 | Nicole Drum
    If you're a fan of comic books then you likely know Superman's story. Sent to Earth as a baby by his parents just before his home planet Krypton was destroyed, he was raised by a kind couple on a farm in Kansas and grew up to be the world's greatest hero. It's a classic tale. It also means that Superman, one of our most iconic heroes, is a refugee. That's why, for World Refugee Day, DC Comics is reminding fans of Superman's origin and urging people to "be like Superman and stand up for what's right" in a post to...
  • ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Films on Obi-Wan and Boba Fett Put on Hold Following Bad ‘Solo’ Box Office

    06/20/2018 6:03:42 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 61 replies
    Indie Wire ^ | June 20, 2018 | Zack Sharf
    Lucasfilm is allegedly changing course on its plans for the future of the “Star Wars” movie universe. Sources close to the studio tell Collider all “Star Wars” spinoff films are being put on hold following the mixed critical response and poor box office for “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” The Han Solo spinoff opened May 25 and has still not crossed the $200 million mark at the U.S. box office as of June 20, making it the lowest grossing title of the Disney-backed “Star Wars” era. The future “A Star Wars Story” films included spinoffs centered around Obi-Wan Kenobi and...
  • XXXTentacion fans ‘jump off roofs into crowd and throw rocks’ in chaotic tribute...

    06/20/2018 11:32:43 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 32 replies ^ | By Ellie Cambridge
    Hundreds of fans poured onto Melrose Avenue during the tribute to the 20-year-old who was gunned down in his car on Monday COPS were forced to shut down a memorial last night for rapper XXXTentacion after fans reportedly jumped off roofs and threw rocks. Hundreds of people gathered in LA to mourn the 20-year-old star who was gunned down in his car on Monday. Fans poured onto Melrose Avenue with some leaping off roofs into the crowds below during the tribute, reports claimed Police were called in after people climbed on top of vehicles and swarmed the streets, according to...
  • Watch: Chris Pratt Shares Faith-Inspired 9 Rules for Life(Adult /humor content!)

    06/20/2018 3:40:21 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    NTKnetwork ^ | June18, 2018
    After receiving one of the honors at the MTV Awards on Monday night, actor Chris Pratt made sure that his speech would have an impact. The actor, who won the Generation Award, quickly thanked those who stood behind him in life before moving onto a faith-based message. “Listen up!” he said to the camera. “This is what I call nine rules from Chris Pratt, Generation Award winner.” The comedy and action star then ran through a two-and-a-half minute list, a combination of serious and humorous rules that all young people should follow as they go through life. The list: 1....
  • 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Cut Lesbian Reveal

    06/19/2018 6:48:09 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 59 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | June 19, 2018 | Aaron Couch
    Star Daniella Pineda says that insight into her character was removed for time. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom reportedly passed on an opportunity to add a bit more representation to its storyline. Star Daniella Pineda said in an interview with Build that a line of dialogue that was cut from the film would have revealed her character Zia Rodriguez was a lesbian. "I understood why they cut it — for sake of time. It's me and Chris Pratt and we are in a military vehicle with all of these mercenaries," she told Build. "I look at Chris and am like, 'Yeah....
  • The Art of Norman Rockwell to Les Paul's "Sentimental Journey"

    06/18/2018 3:40:40 PM PDT · by mairdie · 41 replies
    A non-chronological video, for a change, of the art of Norman Rockwell to Les Paul's "Sentimental Journey."
  • serpentwithfeet Crafts His Own Language For Queer Life

    06/18/2018 7:51:11 AM PDT · by Theo · 25 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | 06/18/2018 | Rachel Martin
    Josiah Wise has face tattoos and a prominent septum piercing that almost touches his lips. Some days he wears bright blue makeup, or colors his facial hair neon pink. He has a collection of dolls and often carries one with him. Equally eclectic is his musical background. He grew up singing in church choir, attended college for classical music, and now is finding his sound at a cross-section of gospel, R&B and avant-garde pop, performing under the name serpentwithfeet. serpentwithfeet, Soil On his full-length debut album, soil (released June 8), he looks back to the sounds of his religious upbringing...
  • Trump and Kim - The Art of the Deal

    06/18/2018 5:36:06 AM PDT · by CtBigPat · 6 replies ^ | 6/18/2018 | SharpWriter
    The Donald and Kim Jung Un Riding a unicorn!
  • Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts from the 8th thru 12th Centuries (700-1199)

    06/17/2018 12:42:47 PM PDT · by mairdie · 10 replies
    Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts from the 8th thru 12th Centuries (700-1199) Music: Alla Venetiana - Joan Ambrosio Dalza. Heth Sold ein meisken garn om win - Josquin Desprei. The Silver Swan - Orlando Gibbons.
  • "25 to 1" - original jazz, by Yours Truly

    06/17/2018 11:36:09 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 4 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 6/17/18 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Well, that turned out...different. For a free download of "25 to 1", click here, click on Buy Now, and choose $0.
  • Cate Blanchett Says Male Film Critics Can View A Film Through A “Prism Of Misunderstanding

    06/17/2018 8:15:20 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 61 replies
    The Playlist ^ | June 17, 2018 | Charles Barfield
    “Ocean’s 8” currently sits at a 68% on Rotten Tomatoes. That’s enough for a “fresh” rating, but perhaps not as high as the studio or the stars of the film had hoped for. Well, if you talk to a couple of the actresses involved in the female-led heist film, they have an idea why that might be – a lack of diversity among the film critics. The issue of white men dominating film criticism is a bit of a hot-button issue over the last week or so. Ever since a report was published that shined a light on the fact...
  • Kansas parents may be stuck with $132,000 bill after kid knocks over sculpture

    06/16/2018 2:53:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 64 replies
    wmar ^ | June 14, 2018 | Tom Dempsey
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Two parents may be stuck with a $132,000 bill after their child damaged a sculpture inside the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas. The child’s mother, Sarah Goodman, said the incident happened during a wedding reception last month. Surveillance video shows the child hug the sculpture, then seconds later, it fell. “We heard a bunch of commotion and I thought, 'Whose yelling at my son?'” Goodman explained. “This glass mosaic torso is laying on the ground and someone is following me around demanding my personal information.”
  • ‘Incredibles 2’ Even Stronger As Pixar Pic Soars To Amazing $180M+

    06/16/2018 8:20:44 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    Deadline ^ | June 16, 2018 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    4th Update, Saturday AM after midnight post: Refresh for updates Incredibles 2 isn’t just a sequel to an animated film, it’s a sequel to an A+ four-quad movie and it’s acting like the latter pulling in everyone, largely adults with general audiences accounting for 57% of the audience. Note that parents are only repping 12% of the crowd per PostTrak with 31% kids. In the middle of the night we were spotting that Incredibles 2 was clicking to $175.3M and there’s a very good shot this all-audience pic is flying to $180M+. That figure alone is close to 70% of...
  • ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff Update: More Progress As Deal Could Come Within A Week

    06/16/2018 6:46:44 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 38 replies
    Deadline ^ | June 16, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    ItÂ’s been almost three weeks since ABCÂ’s abrupt cancellation of its flagship comedy series Roseanne following a controversial tweet by star and executive producer Roseanne Barr. And while there is still no official decision on a potential spinoff series, a lot of leg work has been done behind the scenes. I hear Barr is expected to sign an agreement that would remove her from the potential spinoff and prevent her from suing over it. Terms of the agreements are unclear but it may involve a one-time payment from production company Carsey-Werner to Barr in exchange of her relinquishing any rights...
  • Child topples $132K statue, city wants parents to pay for it

    06/16/2018 6:32:18 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 127 replies
    Sarah Goodman says she and her family were at a wedding reception at a Kansas Community Center when her son wandered into the main hallway where the statue was placed. Surveillance video captured the moment when the child appeared to hug the statue, causing it to fall over. When she ran over to help, she was told the sculpture's price tag. City leaders do believe the situation was an accident, but they still think the Goodmans should pay for the damaged statue.