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  • Twitter outraged for Janet Jackson after Justin Timberlake announced for Super Bowl halftime (tr)

    10/22/2017 7:05:02 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 30 replies
    Mashable ^ | October 22, 2017 | SHANNON CONNELLAN
    Justin Timberlake has been confirmed as the headliner for this year's Super Bowl LII halftime show — but not everyone is firing the confetti cannons. Folks haven't quite forgotten Timberlake's role in the supposed "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 halftime show with Janet Jackson, and how her career took a major hit while his star continued to rise. The incident, referred to often as "Nipplegate," occured when Timberlake exposed Jackson's breast, which was adorned with a nipple pastie, during the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVII. The planned nature of the performance was broadly debated, though Jackson's team said it...
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 8 Episode 1 [67 minutes]

    10/22/2017 5:24:29 PM PDT · by ConjunctionJunction · 79 replies
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  • Jimmy Kimmel’s Halloween prank can scar children. Why are we laughing?

    10/22/2017 11:36:03 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 50 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 20, 2017 | Meg van Achterberg
    It’s getting to be that time of year again: when jack-o’-lanterns glow and mummies and witches roam the streets. But there is one Halloween tradition that really gives me the chills: Jimmy Kimmel’s annual candy prank. Every Halloween for the past six years, ABC’s late-night talk show host has encouraged viewers to tell their children, on the morning after the holiday, that they have eaten the kids’ entire candy stash. Parents record their children’s reactions and send the videos to Kimmel, who broadcasts some of the clips on his show.
  • Roku Bans XTV - Why & Will it Come Back? We Answer Your Questions

    10/22/2017 9:38:21 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 26 replies
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  • Moms are freaking out that ‘Moana’ costume is ‘cultural appropriation’

    10/22/2017 9:30:32 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 70 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 16, 2017 | Jane Ridley
    The scariest thing this Halloween for New York moms isn’t zombies or ghouls — it’s politically incorrect costumes. An article on by Sachi Feris has been making the rounds on mommy Facebook groups. Feris writes that her 5-year-old daughter declared she wanted to be Polynesian Disney character Moana, which she worried would be “cultural appropriation.” Her daughter’s other choice: Scandinavian Queen Elsa from the Disney movie “Frozen.” “I had some reservations regarding both costume choices … about cultural appropriation and the power/privilege carried by Whiteness, and about Whiteness and standards of beauty,” she wrote. Feris went on to describe...
  • Corey Feldman arrested for marijuana possession after speaking out about Hollywood ‘paedo ring’ (tr)

    10/22/2017 8:39:27 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 65 replies
    The Sun ^ | October 22, 2017 | George Sandeman
    FORMER child star Corey Feldman has been hit with a drugs charge just days after he spoke out about sexual abuse in Hollywood. The 46-year-old, who starred in films including The Goonies and The Lost Boys as a teenager, was due to perform with his band in Louisiana, USA, before being arrested by police. He was charged with one count of possessing marijuana and one count in regard to a traffic violation, according to local reports in Richland Parish. The News-Star reported that the actor turned musician was not held in jail overnight but that he will likely have to...
  • John McCain to join daughter Meghan McCain on 'The View' for her birthday

    10/21/2017 8:27:39 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/19/2017 | Ariella Phillips
    Sen. John McCain will join daughter Meghan McCain on ABC's "The View" on Monday, her birthday. The co-host turns 33 on Monday. She joined the show earlier this month after leaving Fox News, where she had been a contributor and host since 2015.
  • 'Magnum P.I.’ Reboot In the Works At CBS

    10/20/2017 7:10:51 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 125 replies
    Deadline ^ | October 20, 2017 | Nellie Andreeva
    CBS has shelled out a big pilot production commitment to Magnum P.I., an update of the classic 1980s Tom Selleck series set in Hawaii. It hails from Peter Lenkov, CBS/CBS Studios’ go-to writer for rebooting iconic procedurals who has successfully revived Hawaii Five-0 and MacGyver, and Davis Entertainment (The Blacklist). Co-written by Lenkov and fellow Hawaii Five-0 executive producer/showrunner Eric Guggenheim, Magnum P.I. will feature the same central quartet of characters but, instead of four guys, it will consist of three men and a woman, with Higgins (played by John Hillerman) reconceived as Juliet Higgins. CBS/CBS Studios took a similar...
  • Hollywood’s box office failures go beyond Rotten Tomatoes ratings

    10/20/2017 2:26:49 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 63 replies
    Market Watch ^ | October 20, 2017 | Trey Williams
    "Blade Runner 2049” was supposed to be a hit. The film, one of the most anticipated of the year, seemed to have all the necessary ingredients with two popular leading men and an original that has gained cult status since its release in 1982. But it has not been the box office hit the industry hoped for, despite being showered with rave reviews. Studios blamed the dismal box office performance of a number of big-budget blockbuster films this summer on negative reviews from critics and Rotten Tomatoes. The film review aggregator, owned by Comcast Corp.-owned CMCSA, +0.87% Fandango, has been...
  • ‘Thursday Night Football’ Ratings Down As Raiders Score Close Win Over Chiefs

    10/20/2017 1:46:09 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 9 replies ^ | 10/20/2017 | by Dominic Patten
    It was a good night for California teams as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs to move on to the World Series and the Oakland Raiders pulled off a last minute comeback over the Kansas City Chiefs to win at home. Ending a four-game losing streak for the Bay Area team, that 31-30 victory on Thursday Night Football also came as Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was booted out of the game for bumping hard into a line judge. In the first NFL game since the league issued its non-rule on whether players would be made to stand...
  • What won't Megyn do to get the ratings back? Kelly downs Jell-O shot to cap off week [tr]

    10/20/2017 12:51:07 PM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 20, 2017 | Chris Spargo
    'Megyn Kelly Today' seemed to get a new host this week, as viewers were introduced to party rock Megyn. That Megyn talked about boozy lunches, broke out in dance when Pitbull started playing and even threw to commercial break while still busting a move. She also joked about being hungover after an outing with a co-worker, and to finish out the week downed a Jell-O shot on air. Or rather, tried to down a Jell-O shot.
  • Mexican Actress Who Arranged El Chapo/Sean Penn Meeting Reveals She 'Had Sex' With Hollywood Star

    10/20/2017 11:32:33 AM PDT · by drewh · 33 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | : 14:03 EDT, 20 October 2017 | By Jessica Finn For
    Mexican actress Kate del Castillo has bluntly revealed that during the filming for her documentary 'The Day I Met El Chapo' she had sex with Sean Penn. 'I never fell for him, we had sex. Sorry but we are both single and something was going on but that was it, it was business' she said during her interview on Good Morning America promoting her film out on Netflix Friday. The actress also says people just assumed she had sex with El Chapo, however in her interview she insinuates that that did not happen, adding that she feared being 'raped' by...
  • Fox’s (TV Series) Star: Two White Men Harass Muslim Woman Then Dump BLM Activist Out of Wheelchair

    10/20/2017 7:19:02 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 33 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | October 19, 2017 | Alex Parker
    In October 18’s episode of Star, Hollywood continues its audience-repelling strategy of using entertainment as a medium for heavy-handed, left-wing proselytizing. The Fox drama follows main character Alex’s boyfriend, Derek—a Black Lives Matter activist—as he attempts to get out of his funk about being paralyzed and get out of the house. Alex encourages him to attend a Black Lives Matter meeting, because hey, nothing gets one out of one's funk quite like racist, anti-capitalist political activism. Instead, Derek takes a trip to a convenience store in his wheelchair. While shopping, he observes two white racists harassing a Muslim female cashier...
  • Chelsea Handler Will End Her Show to Become an Abortion Activist

    10/20/2017 7:11:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 20 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    Comedian Chelsea Handler has ended her Netflix series in order to become more politically active. Handler said on Twitter that she has teamed up with EMILY’s List, an organization that recruits pro-abortion women to run for office, in order to help register people to vote and to campaign for “candidates who are fighting for women’s rights.” Additionally, Handler says that she wants to travel across the country and speak on college campuses in order to “gain a better understanding of our political divide.” She plans on making a documentary with Netflix where she’ll be talking with people from different ethniciities,...
  • Megyn Kelly tries dancing for ratings as her ‘Today’ show continues to falter

    10/20/2017 5:58:29 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 20, 2017 | Travis M. Andrews
    Megyn Kelly’s slot of the “Today” show desperately needs a ratings boost after less than a month on the air. On Thursday, Hoda Kotb, the ever-upbeat popular “Today” host from another hour appeared as a guest. They chatted. They danced. They tried to get the audience on its feet dancing, too. Critics hated the moment. “I’ve never been so embarrassed,” tweeted BuzzFeed News’s Kate Aurthur. “I feel nothing but second-hand embarrassment for Megyn Kelly,” chimed in media critic Ian Miles Cheong. Vulture called the clip “22 nearly unbearable seconds.”
  • Hot Chicken Takeover featured on Megyn Kelly TODAY

    10/20/2017 4:53:50 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    NBC ^ | October 19, 2017 | Staff
    Hot Chicken Takeover was on the Megyn Kelly portion of the TODAY show, Thursday morning to talk about the company’s success and business model. “We’re grateful to be able to share our story on a national platform like this,” shares Hot Chicken Takeover’s Founder, Joe DeLoss.
  • ‘I’m Not That Guy,’ Weinstein Blubbered to Employees

    10/19/2017 8:55:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    Harvey Weinstein sobbed and pleaded, “I’m not that guy. I’m not that guy,” to an assistant after the first bombshell article on the movie mogul’s sexual harassment allegations came out, according to a new report. But his employees were the ones weeping when a second huge story came out days later — containing rape accusations and audio of Weinstein admitting to groping a model — as they realized they may have unwittingly enabled the predatory producer, the New Yorker reports. “People were having a wave of retroactive memories,” an unnamed staffer tells the magazine. “Some of the stories were within...
  • Lupita Nyong’o: Weinstein Wanted to Rub Me Down — With His Kids Home

    10/19/2017 7:48:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 19, 2017 | David K. Li VIEW A
    Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o on Thursday accused Harvey Weinstein of making a move on her – that she dodged by giving him a massage to avoid something potentially worse. Back in 2011 when the “12 Years a Slave” actress was still a student at Yale, Nyong’o said she met powerful movie producer at a movie festival and he invited her back to his home in Westport, Connecticut, to allegedly watch a film he had just produced. Fifteen minutes into the film, Weinstein – with his kids at house at the time – allegedly made his creepy move.
  • Desert Rose Band's "She Don't Love Nobody" for Servalan and Avon from Blakes 7

    10/19/2017 3:35:34 PM PDT · by mairdie · 5 replies
    Upbeat and bouncy. Desert Rose Band's "She Don't Love Nobody" for Servalan and Avon from Blakes 7. Servalan was the villainess in the British scifi show, Blakes 7. Incredible costumes and a fondness for Avon, murder and mayhem.
  • Harvey Weinstein Is Done. But What About Lisa Bloom?

    10/19/2017 3:31:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Oct. 19, 2017
    Let's talk about how I can do better,” Lisa Bloom said. It was a Friday morning — the first day the attorney was back in her Woodland Hills law firm following her resignation as Harvey Weinstein’s adviser — and she'd called her staff into a meeting. She wanted to apologize. She told her colleagues she'd made a "colossal mistake" in deciding to represent the Hollywood producer against numerous claims of sexual harassment. That she was sorry for associating the firm with a case that ended up being such a nightmare.​ That she should have known better. Bloom is not often...