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  • Box office flatlines as everyone ignores the multiplex this Memorial Day weekend

    05/28/2017 11:49:41 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 100 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 28, 2017 | Jason Guerrasio
    Memorial Day weekend would seem like the best time for a big summer blockbuster to hit the theaters, but in recent years audiences have been focusing more on their tans and grillmaster skills over the holiday than going to a movie theater. Past Memorial Day holiday weekend openings that were instant fails at the box office include: "Tomorrowland" ($33 million opening weekend), "Alice Through the Looking Glass" ($26.8 million), and "X-Men: Apocalypse" ($65.7 million). Now you can add two new releases from this year to that list.
  • Memorial Day Song

    05/27/2017 1:19:15 PM PDT · by RiverDrifter · 1 replies
    Memorial Day, 2017
  • Greg Allman dead at 69: Legendary father of Southern rock passes away 'peacefully' at home after

    05/27/2017 1:11:12 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 51 replies
    dailymail ^ | 5/27/17 | Reporter
    Full Title...................Greg Allman dead at 69: Legendary father of Southern rock passes away 'peacefully' at home after founding pioneering band with his tragic brother and marrying a total of five women including Cher...................Gregg Allman, the legendary singer and father of southern rock, has died at the age of 69. His death comes just two months after the Allman Brothers Band co-founder cancelled all tour dates for the year. He 'passed away peacefully' at his home in Savannah, Georgia on Saturday, according to a statement on the singer's website. The father-of-five was married five times, including to the singer Cher -...
  • Whitlock on ESPN Struggle: Their ‘Culture’ Is If You’re Conservative..Afraid to Express Opinion

    05/26/2017 2:36:14 PM PDT · by drewh · 20 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 26 May 2017 | Trent Baker
    Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Fox Sports 1’s Jason Whitlock weighed in on his former employer ESPN’s declining viewership over recent years. Whitlock acknowledged that many people have been cord cutting over the years, but said some of the “animosity” towards ESPN is “their lurch to the left and injecting progressive victimology into the sports conversation,” which he noted is not a mentality taught in sports. Carlson then asked how the company’s employees feel about ESPN’s move to the left. According to Whitlock, conservative and moderate employees are “afraid” to express their traditional values. “I think a...
  • The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Turns 50: Is It The Best Album Ever?

    05/26/2017 12:44:38 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 167 replies
    Billboard Magazine ^ | 05/26/2017 | William Goodman
    The Best Album of All Time. That’s one hell of a claim. Even if The Beatles’ eighth studio album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band -- released 50 years ago, May 26, 1967, in the U.K. -- is the musically ground-breaking, hyper influential career high-water mark from The Best Band of All Time, those can still sound like fighting words. But there’s no hyperbole here. There’s widespread consensus: Sgt. Pepper’s has topped its fair share of Greatest Albums of All Time lists
  • DONALD TRUMP'S MOST SAVAGE MOMENTS COMPILATION (Best Insults) - Some strong language

    05/25/2017 10:38:31 PM PDT · by Angels27 · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | You Tube
    If you have some spare time, enjoy some of The Donalds best bull in the china shop moments.
  • Men Freaking Out at Alamo Ritz Drafthouse for Hosting Ladies-Only 'Wonder Woman' Screenings

    05/25/2017 1:32:50 PM PDT · by drewh · 46 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 2 hours ago | Kate Talyor
    On Wednesday, Alamo Drafthouse Austin announced it would hold a women-only "Wonder Woman" screening when the movie debuts in June. "Apologies, gentlemen, but we’re embracing our girl power and saying 'No Guys Allowed' for one special night at the Alamo Ritz," the movie theatre wrote. "And when we say 'Women (and People Who Identify As Women) Only,' we mean it. Everyone working at this screening — venue staff, projectionist, and culinary team — will be female." Some people did not respond well to the announcement and perceived exclusion. "Alamo Drafthouse, will there be a male only screening for Thor: Ragnarok...
  • Jerusalem Day 2017 – Movie “In Our Hands” Brings Liberation of Jerusalem to Life

    05/24/2017 12:49:02 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 15 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | May 24, 2017 | Miriam Elman
    Jerusalem Day 2017 – Movie “In Our Hands” Brings Liberation of Jerusalem to Life Posted by Miriam Elman    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:00am | 5/24/2017 - 10:00am Christian Broadcasting Network Brings Israel’s 1967 Victory to the Big Screen in 700+ Sold-Out U.S. Theaters Today (May 24th) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).The newest addition to the Jewish calendar and an Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day is held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after the Passover seder and one week before the eve of the holiday of Shavuot.In June 1967, 28 Iyar was...
  • Miley Cyrus, Ke$ha, Demi Lovato offer support to 'hysterical' Ariana Grande (rescheduling tour)

    05/23/2017 12:28:01 PM PDT · by drewh · 65 replies
    Yahoo Canada ^ | May 23 2017 | Stephanie Soteriou
    A whole host of celebrities have come forward to offer their support to Ariana Grande after 22 people were killed and more than 50 injured following a terrorist attack after her concert at Manchester Arena last night. Ariana is understandably devastated after 22 of her fans lost their lives at her show, tweeting that she is “broken” and “so, so sorry” following the attack. Miley publicly reached out to Ariana. Whilst many have been paying tribute to the victims of the tragic event and their loved ones, stars such as Miley Cyrus, Ke$ha and Demi Lovato have spoken out to...
  • Katy Perry on Manchester Bombing: ‘No Barriers, No Borders, We All Just Need to Co-Exist’

    05/23/2017 12:06:44 PM PDT · by drewh · 175 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 23 2017 | Jerome Hudson
    Pop megastar Katy Perry made an impassioned plea for people to “co-exist” and said that “barriers” or “borders” could detract from that goal in an interview following the terrorist bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, U.K. on Monday night that claimed the lives of at least 22 people and injured dozens of others. In an interview Tuesday on Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, the “Chained to the Rhythm” singer suggested that people “unite” following the tragedy, which occurred as young fans and their parents were leaving the 21,000-seat arena at around 10:35 p.m. local time. “Whatever we...
  • OJ Simpson Gets July Parole Hearing

    05/23/2017 10:54:48 AM PDT · by drewh · 9 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 5/23/17 | by Dylan Gwinn
    Notorious felon O.J. Simpson will have a parole hearing in July. Simpson has served nine years of the 33-year sentence he received for his role in an attempt to reclaim some memorabilia he believed was stolen from him. Simpson was eventually charged with burglary and kidnapping. According to NBC, “Simpson was sentenced in 2008 for the burglary, thirteen years to the day that he was famously acquitted of the California murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman. The case has remained open and Simpson cannot be retried for the murders. “Simpson was found liable for...
  • Hailey Baldwin (daughter of Stephen) Named Maxim's 2017 Sexiest Woman In the World

    05/23/2017 10:31:35 AM PDT · by drewh · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:16 EDT, 23 May 2017 | By Carly Stern For
    The 20-year-old covers the new issue of the men's magazine She featured in the annual Hot 100 list last year, but did not receive the honor of being named the publication's chosen cover girl Hailey beat out friends Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, who also feature in the magazine, and whom she has said she's not on the same level as in the past The model is currently enjoying a sun-soaked getaway in Cannes, where she attended the opening night of the annual film festival On Tuesday, she was pictured hanging out with Kendall, Kourtney Kardashian and fellow model Cami...
  • Man held by authorities spotted at Bataclan band concert venue (Spain April 2017 article)

    05/22/2017 8:39:33 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 4 replies
    ...Close to a year later on September 10, the US rock group [Eagles of Death Metal] played at the Apolo concert hall in Barcelona. Under high alert, police stopped a Moroccan man in front of the hall and asked him for his ID, said a spokesman for police in the northeastern region of Catalonia where Barcelona is located. He told AFP that on identifying him, police discovered alleged links to people involved in the Brussels airport and metro attacks last year that left 32 people dead and more than 320 wounded. The attacks were led by an Islamic State cell...
  • 50 Circus Animals Need New Homes When Ringling Bros. Shuts Down

    05/22/2017 7:07:22 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 31 replies ^ | 1/18/2017 | Melissa Chan
    Dozens of performing animals need new homes after the owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced the looming end of the famed show. Between 40 and 50 animals, including about 18 tigers, must find new owners after long dazzling crowds in “The Greatest Show on Earth,” according to Stephen Payne, vice president of corporate communications for Feld Entertainment, the live touring company that owns Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. Officials are working to relocate about the tigers as well as several camels, horses, llamas and goats before the curtain comes down on the circus in...
  • "A Hundred Years From Now" Jack Hylton And His Orchestra (1928) [corrected]

    05/21/2017 4:26:24 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1928 | Jack Hylton
    "A Hundred Years From Now" Jack Hylton And His Orchestra (1928) His Master's Voice B 5574
  • Actor Tom Hanks alerts New York City police to parked car with slew of tickets

    05/21/2017 7:27:26 AM PDT · by Boomer · 48 replies
    FNC - Entertainment ^ | May 21, 2017 | AP
    Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat in New York City, using Twitter to alert police to a car with a slew of tickets on its windshield. Turns out the tickets were paid.
  • "A Hundred Years From Now" Jack Hylton And His Orchestra (1928)

    05/20/2017 11:37:43 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1928 | Jack Hylton
    "A Hundred Years From Now" Jack Hylton And His Orchestra (1928) His Master's Voice B 5574
  • Catwoman Julie Newmar describes life as the seductive 'Batman' villain

    05/19/2017 11:40:41 AM PDT · by fella · 31 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 19 May 2017 | Stephnie Nolasco
    Former Catwoman Julie Newmar has become accustomed to having men divulge their fantasies to her.
  • Star Trek: Discovery trailer (looks like PC run amok)

    05/19/2017 11:17:26 AM PDT · by pabianice · 54 replies
    New look at the new Trek incarnation. Overall it looks like a PC mess. White men are almost an after-thought. An overtly gay man on the bridge. Set a decade before TOS. Of course, CGI is many iterations ahead of what has come before and it looks gorgeous. Said to be broadcast worldwide on pay-for-TV CBS offshoot. May explain why the characters are World Government types. Show was due January 2017. Then summer, 2017. Now -- who knows? The original show runner quit and show has been turned-over to others. Casting reportedly still incomplete. Like other Trek fans I am...
  • "She Who Thirsts" - original metal, by Yours Truly

    05/19/2017 10:40:51 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 5 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 5/18/17 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Yes, this song is about Warhammer 40,000's Slaanesh. Since a proper Slaaneshi video would get me kicked off of FR (and even most porn sites), the song will have to speak for itself. For a free download of "She Who Thirsts" click here, click on More, and choose Download.