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  • Chrissy Teigen: Trump Blocked Me on Twitter after ‘9 Years of Hating’ Him

    07/26/2017 8:15:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Big Hollywood (Breitbart) ^ | July 25, 2017 | Jerome Hudson
    President Donald Trump has apparently blocked supermodel Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after being on the receiving end of what she described as “9 years of hating” him. “After 9 years of hating Donald J Trump, telling him ‘lol no one likes you’ was the straw,” Teigen tweeted Tuesday with a photo of a screenshot showing her being blocked from President Trump’s account.
  • A Pop Star From the 1990s Now Creates Paintings of People's Pets in Extraordinary Costumes

    07/24/2017 2:02:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    Carl Bevan was the drummer in 60ft DollsHe was once a member of much-loved Welsh rock band 60ft Dolls. But now it’s more a case of 60ft Dogs for drummer-turned-artist Carl Bevan. Carl, who works in IT for the Royal College of Nursing, spends his evenings and spare time creating incredibly detailed digital paintings of people’s pooches dressed in incredible outfits. So whether you fancy your dog dressed up as Princess Leia or wondered how they would look like Liberace then Carl is most definitely your man for the job – just as he is welcome to take commissions for...
  • Just How Dead Is Microsoft Paint?

    07/24/2017 11:52:30 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 7/24 | Alex Cranz
    Microsoft was reportedly axing its beloved Microsoft Paint. The program, which has been annotating our memes, creating our webcomics, and teaching us how to art since 1985, is on Microsoft’s list of Windows features to be removed or deprecated in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. But this doesn’t mean Paint as we know it is dead! The list Paint was featured on very specifically says that each product will either be killed, or it will be deprecated—which merely means it will no longer be actively developed. Paint falls into the latter category. So it could be dropped in a...
  • Dick Van Dyke sorry for 'atrocious cockney accent' in Mary Poppins

    07/23/2017 5:42:20 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 57 replies
    The Guardian ^ | July 21, 2017 | Nadia Khomami
    Dick Van Dyke has apologised for the “most atrocious cockney accent in the history of cinema” more than half a century after his role in the 1964 Disney classic Mary Poppins. The US actor played chimney-sweep Bert in the film, and has been the subject of much teasing from fans about his famously off-radar accent. Van Dyke, 91, was chosen this week by Bafta to receive the Britannia award for excellence in television. Speaking afterwards, he said: “I appreciate this opportunity to apologise to the members of Bafta for inflicting on them the most atrocious cockney accent in the history...
  • Netflix Unveils New ‘Stranger Things’ Trailer at Comic-Con

    07/22/2017 7:05:47 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    Netflix ^ | July 22, 2017 | Maureen Ryan
    The cast and creators of “Stranger Things” arrived in Hall H, the biggest Comic-Con venue of all, on Saturday, and cracked up the assembled crowd for most of the hourlong panel. They also unveiled a new trailer. Executive producers Shawn Levy, Matt Duffer, and Ross Duffer, as well as cast members Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, David Harbour, Joe Keery, Charlie Heaton, Natalia Dyer, Sadie Sink, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser, and Dacre Montgomery were all on hand. The new trailer is scored to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” using the creepy narration of Vincent Price. It starts out...
  • Shakespeare may have been gay, says artistic director of RSC [Royal Shakespeare Company] [ed]

    07/22/2017 2:28:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 79 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | July 21, 2017 | Staff
    William Shakespeare may have been gay, the artistic director the Royal Shakespeare Company has suggested, and directors can no longer hide the sexuality of his homosexual characters.
  • List of surviving DuMont Television Network broadcasts

    07/21/2017 7:20:42 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    wikipedia ^ | 1950 | wikipedia
    The DuMont Television Network was launched in 1946 and ceased broadcasting in 1956. Allen DuMont, who created the network, preserved most of what it produced in kinescope format. By 1958, however, much of the library had been destroyed to recover the silver content.[1] Most of whatever survived was loaded onto three trucks and dumped into Upper New York Bay in the mid-1970s.[2][3] Since then, there has been extensive research on which DuMont programs have episodes extant. Due to the possibilities that various unknown collectors may be in possession of programs and/or episodes not listed here, and that the sources below...
  • How Elisabeth Moss Became an Accidental Activist When 'Handmaid's Tale' Took on Trump

    07/19/2017 6:38:28 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | July 19, 2017 | Lacey Rose
    With her Hulu breakout scoring 13 Emmy noms, including best actress, television's reigning (and surprisingly foul-mouthed) star opens up about Season 2 and her political awakening: "I'm a staunch believer in women's rights. I don't really give a s— about anybody who isn't." The morning of July 13 started like any other, with Elisabeth Moss trying to eke out a little more time in bed. She is not, by all accounts, an early riser, and this sticky Thursday was no different, save for the locale, South Florida, where she was enjoying a rare few days off. Then came the midday...
  • Felicity Jones Set As SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg In ‘On The Basis Of Sex’

    07/18/2017 1:41:03 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 26 replies
    Deadline ^ | July 18, 2017 | Mike Fleming Jr.
    EXCLUSIVE: Felicity Jones will star as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On the Basis Of Sex, with Mimi Leder set to direct for Focus Features and Participant Media. The film will shoot in Montreal in September. The drama follows the travails of Ginsburg as she faced numerous obstacles to her fight for equal rights throughout her career. Daniel Stiepleman wrote the script, which made the 2014 Black List. Robert W. Cort is producing with Ram Bergman exec producing. Ginsberg was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by then-President Bill Clinton, becoming only the second female justice (after...
  • Hi everyone, please follow and like my Facebook page

    07/18/2017 10:31:54 AM PDT · by chinaboy · 140 replies
    I am an architect, but I love art, I have just made a Facebook page to share my paintings, if you interested art, please like and follow my, thank you so much! Please visit my Facebook page to see my art work. Facebook.com/HanHuangArt :)
  • I Can't Show You How Pink This Pink Is (Video only)

    07/18/2017 9:59:01 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 7 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 7-18-2017 | Tom Scott
    I can show a brighter pink. I can show a more saturated pink. But I can't show you this pink. Not quite. (I reached out to Anish Kapoor's studio twice for comment; I didn't get any response.) Colour grading this video was a nightmare! I've got as close as I can to the real colour - Stuart gave me a small pot of the pigment to take home! - but it's just not quite there. It's not more saturated, it's not brighter, it's just... a tiny bit more pink, somehow. More about Stuart Semple and his pigments: https://www.culturehustle.com/ [that's his...
  • Insane and Disgusting

    07/17/2017 1:03:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    MOONBATTERY ^ | July 17, 2017 | Moonbattery
    This is what the last sane people are up against: (PICTURE ON LINK: MAJOR BARF ALERT) Transsexuals have a serious mental problem. To exacerbate it by indulging them in their grotesque delusions rather than trying to cure them is cruel. Just don’t say so in public, or you will be shunned by polite society. That’s how crazy moonbattery has made our whole culture.
  • Label drops Austin band Dream Machine over comments on immigration, feminism

    07/16/2017 8:57:32 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 23 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | June 23, 2017 | Deborah Sengupta Stith
    Matt Jones of Castle Face Records, announced via Facebook today that the label he co-founded with John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees is discontinuing its relationship with the loosely Austin-based band Dream Machine following comments made by the band’s core duo Matthew and Doris Melton in an interview with the Brooklyn-based website Still in Rock. Last month, the California-based label released the band’s debut album “The Illusion.” On Thursday, label reps said they will no longer be working with the band after reading about “some ugly opinions” the band members expressed about immigration, feminism and sexual assault.
  • Just popping out for some milk: Shoppers snap the eccentric characters..(people of walmart)

    07/16/2017 11:18:49 AM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | July 16, 2017 | Annabel Fenwick Elliot For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Just popping out for some milk: Shoppers snap the eccentric characters who roam the aisles of their local supermarkets Ah the supermarket aisle: a mundane catwalk of everyday life. But every so often, we come across characters so out of the ordinary that reality is briefly suspended. These images, rounded up from across the world, showcase the shoppers so out-there, they simply had to be captured on camera. In America, the sheer volume of these snaps is so great that a website exists to document them, the wildly popular People of Walmart. Here, MailOnline presents a selection of...
  • Selfie attempt sets off domino effect at L.A. gallery and causes $200,000 in damage

    07/14/2017 5:14:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 60 replies
    L A Times ^ | 07/14/2017 | Veronica Rocha
    TThe quest for the perfect selfie at a pop-up gallery in Los Angeles known for its Instagram-friendly art took a disastrous turn recently, and it came with a steep price. The calamitous scene unfolded when an unidentified woman crouched for a selfie in front of a row of crowns displayed individually on pedestals and fell backward, triggering an unstoppable domino effect in a room described by the gallery as “a serene space.” A video, posted on YouTube Thursday, captured the mishap at the 14th Factory as each pedestal fell onto the next. Simon Birch, a British-born, Hong Kong-based artist who...
  • Trump bashing boosts ‘Saturday Night Live’ Emmy nods

    07/14/2017 10:00:06 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    My News LA ^ | July 13, 2017 | DEBBIE L. SKLAR
    NBC’s variety series “Saturday Night Live,” re- invigorated with its lampooning of President Donald Trump, and HBO’s “Westworld” scored a leading 22 nominations Thursday for the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. NBC’s “This is Us” broke an extended drought among broadcast networks by earning a nomination in the outstanding drama series category. It’s the first time a broadcast network program has been nominated in the category since CBS’ “The Good Wife” in 2011. Also nominated for outstanding drama series were AMC’s “Better Call Saul,” Netflix’s “The Crown,” Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Netflix’s “House of Cards,” Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and “Westworld.”...
  • S.A.'s famous Toilet Seat Art Museum being sold to the highest bidder (TX)

    07/13/2017 4:37:28 PM PDT · by bgill · 14 replies
    mysa.com ^ | July 13, 2017 | Madalyn Mendoza
    Barney Smith has spent nearly half his life creating friendships through his trove of toilet seat art. But now he's ready to auction it off. Turning trash to treasure has been Smith's hobby for more than 50 years, he told mySA.com. He is the owner of Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum and 1,200 ornately decorated lid covers that he has created works of art on. Generations of oddity oglers from around the world have stopped by 239 Abiso Ave., in Alamo Heights, to check out Smith's collection and chat with him.
  • Darkest Hour, new Churchill movie

    07/13/2017 4:26:02 PM PDT · by skr · 36 replies
    Imdb.com ^ | Imdb.com
    Trailer to new Churchill movie. Perhaps Sir Winston can once again inspire England.
  • Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron Wear French Designers for a Pre-Bastille Day Dinner

    07/13/2017 3:02:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    Vogue ^ | July 13, 2017 | Edward Barsamian
    After taking a tour of Les Invalides and a boat ride down the Seine, First Ladies Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron dined at the Eiffel Tower tonight—and celebrated the occasion in French labels. For Trump, that meant a custom Hervé Pierre frock, while Macron stuck with her tried-and-true formula: a mini-dress from Louis Vuitton. Both ensembles felt directional and new, with little details that stole the show. Trump’s red, white, and blue palette nodded toward both the American and French flags on the eve of Bastille Day, France’s national day of celebration. Also symbolic was a fabric adornment meant to...
  • One Tree One Year

    A “special” beech tree kept under observation for a whole year by a concealed eye, which never closes. Four seasons unfolding around a crossroad of smells, signals and messages left behind by the extraordinary wildlife of the Apennine Mountains, Italy. (VIDEO)