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  • ROKU Users and non-ROKU users

    12/08/2016 11:02:38 PM PST · by V K Lee · 6 replies
    New channels and a new platform are now coming on line. As an ongoing leap into streaming channels, a new platform has been added recently to Roku INSTANT TV This is being added slowly, piece meal, and is an ongoing process We first found the individual stations before knowing of INSTANT TV. Being inquisitive, checked further and found the following This information and a few small bugs lead me to believe the total process is still in progress. Here is the ROKU blog which is received on a regular basis https://blog.roku.com/ Some of the channels available with this platform can...
  • John Ratzenberger: With Donald Trump's win, 'adults are back in charge'

    12/08/2016 5:35:10 PM PST · by workerbee · 17 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 12/8/16
    "Cheers" star John Ratzenberger was one of the first Hollywood types to support Donald Trump, telling "Fox and Friends" on Thursday that he was already on the “Trump train” when he went on Neil Cavuto’s show last year “pledging his support.” "It’s nice that adults are back in charge," Ratzenberger said of Trump's big win. "[It's like] okay kids, give us the keys to the car, you’ve done enough damage, now we will take over.”
  • Ackward Scene Between 2 Young Girls In U.S. Mainstream TV

    12/08/2016 4:29:23 PM PST · by BBell · 33 replies
    This is really strange.
  • 'Jeopardy!' contestant dies of cancer week before episode airs

    12/08/2016 4:02:42 PM PST · by SMGFan · 23 replies
    Fox news ^ | December 7, 2016
    A “Jeopardy!” episode airing next week has taken an emotional turn after one of its contestants, Cindy Stowell, died of cancer at the age of 41 on Monday. Stowell, a science-content developer from Austin, Texas, taped the quiz show back in August, and the episode is set to premiere on Dec. 13, a “Jeopardy!” spokesperson confirmed. This marks the first posthumous airing of a contestant’s appearance. “When Cindy Stowell taped her appearance on ‘Jeopardy!,’ she had Stage IV cancer. Competing on ‘Jeopardy!’ was a lifelong dream for Cindy, and we’re glad she was able to do so,” said host Alex...
  • Hillary Clinton warns about the dangers of fake news

    12/08/2016 3:38:36 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 87 replies
    CBS News ^ | December 8, 2016, 5:33 PM | Rebecca Shabad
    Hillary Clinton on Thursday warned about the dangers of fake news and said that leaders in both the private and public sectors need to step up to protect democracy. […] “The epidemic of malicious fake news and false propaganda that flooded social media over the past year — it’s now clear that so-called fake news can have real world consequences,” Clinton said. Clinton said that fake news is “a danger that must be addressed and addressed quickly” and she mentioned that bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress to boost the government’s response to it. …
  • Whoopi Goldberg Complains About Pro-Life Mike Pence Becoming VP: “Watch Your Uterus!”

    12/07/2016 8:35:41 PM PST · by Morgana · 37 replies
    Life News ^ | December 07, 2016 | Katie Yoder
    Wednesday on The View, the panel made some wild predictions about what would happen during Donald Trump’s presidency. But not before making some clearly factually inaccurate statements. The panel blamed Trump for supposedly taking away people’s health insurance already before warning that Mike Pence was going to take away women’s rights and LGBT rights. Whoopi Goldberg started off the discussion by hyping the notion that Trump and the GOP presidency was going to take away insurance from a lot of people when they repealed the Affordable Care Act. Goldberg then blamed Trump for her friend losing her health insurance and...
  • Bah Humbug! Why Are Most Christmas TV Specials So Bad?

    12/07/2016 6:59:08 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    You know it from the first few notes of Thurl Ravenscroft's barrel-chested performance — singing "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" with the same flair he brought to playing Tony the Tiger in Kellogg's cereal commercials — Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a holiday classic. The animated film turns 50 this year, airing on NBC about three weeks before its actual birthday. And it is, admittedly, a little weird to call a 26-minute cartoon about a green guy who learns not to steal Christmas presents an enduring masterpiece. But The Grinch, which CBS debuted on Dec. 18,...
  • American Thinker: Hacksaw Ridge and the Deplorable Desmond Doss

    12/07/2016 6:07:16 PM PST · by jbles · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/07/2016 | Jon Brown
    This month, Mel Gibson nabbed a nomination for best director from the Broadcast Film Critics Association. The last we saw Gibson directing, a Mayan priest was tossing heads down the pyramid steps in Apocalypto. In the decade since, he has lost his own head a few times, suffering tequila-induced tirades and effectively achieving for himself excommunication from the Church of Hollywood. Such is perhaps for the best, as it provides for him the freedom to make films that rise above the swirling box office toilet bowl of superhero spandex, toy trolls, and incomprehensible Harry Potter spin-offs. Gibson's latest, Hacksaw Ridge,...
  • Black employees file discrimination suit against CNN, Turner

    12/07/2016 5:24:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 7, 2016 5:19 PM EST
    Current and former black employees of Time Warner, owner of Turner networks including CNN, TNT and TBS, have filed a class-action racial discrimination suit against the company. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Georgia says there has been a pattern of discrimination against blacks, particularly black males, in evaluations, compensation and promotions, at CNN, its parent Turner and Time Warner. …
  • Johnny Depp Is Hollywood's Most Overpaid Actor For The Second Year In A Row

    12/07/2016 1:00:27 PM PST · by C19fan · 41 replies
    Forbes ^ | December 7, 2016 | Natalie Robehmed
    Just as Alice Through the Looking Glass hit theatres in May, a judge ordered a restraining order against its star, Johnny Depp, after his wife, Amber Heard, alleged he physically and verbally abused her. The couple reached a $7 million divorce settlement in August, but not before the $190 million sequel to Alice in Wonderland crashed at the box office. Thanks to recent ticket booth losses, Depp is this year's most overpaid actor: His last three movies returned just $2.80 at the box office for every $1 he was paid on them. While the damning accusations did not impact his...
  • Kirk Douglas Celebrates 100th Birthday With New Book Written With Wife Anne

    12/07/2016 10:38:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | December 7, 2016 | Pete Hammond
    Kirk Douglas turns 100 on Friday, and he has found the perfect gift to celebrate. Running Press later today officially will announcing the May 2 publication of a new book, Douglas’ 12th, written with his wife of 62 years, Anne Buydens Douglas, called Kirk and Anne: Letters of Love, Laughter, and a Lifetime in Hollywood.
  • Seinfeld's Soup Man Donating Hundreds of Meals to US Soup Kitchens

    12/07/2016 8:15:23 AM PST · by Gamecock · 21 replies
    Fox ^ | 12/4/2016
    Actor Larry Thomas, best known for his portrayal of real-life soup connoisseur Al Yeganeh, in the 1995 'Seinfeld' episode 'The Soup Nazi', stopped by Fox & Friends to discuss what he is doing to help the homeless this holiday, and to make some soup. Thomas said he teamed up with Yeganeh's company, "The Original Soup Man", to provide hundreds of boxes of his soup to a soup kitchens across the United States.
  • ‘Lady Macbeth [of Mtsensk]’ Trailer: Period Drama About Forbidden Lovers [tr ed]

    12/07/2016 7:53:25 AM PST · by C19fan · 5 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | December 6, 2016 | Amanda N'Duka
    Here’s a new trailer to Roadside Attractions’ Lady Macbeth, the directorial feature debut from William Oldroyd. The pic was written by Alice Birch based on Nikolai Leskov’s 1865 Russian novella Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk. It stars Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie and Christopher Fairbank. Roadside said today it is releasing the film in New York and Los Angeles theaters June 2.
  • Hollywood PR Firm Cancels Holiday Parties in Post-Trump Funk

    12/07/2016 7:47:37 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    The Wrap ^ | December 6, 2016 | Matt Donnelly
    Hollywood publicity firm Sunshine Sachs has canceled its annual, bicoastal holiday celebrations as a gesture of support for immigrants, women, LGBT people and the environment. The decision was a gesture to “defend the values we hold dear,” according to an email sent Tuesday.
  • VIDEO: Debunking "Hate Speech". Why it DOESN'T Exist!

    12/07/2016 7:19:24 AM PST · by StevenCrowder · 17 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 12/07/2016 | Steven Crowder
    Felt compelled to make this video due to the flood of college students intimidated into silence for fear of "hate speech" post election. Often, we're forced to make the case for "free speech" when someone says something offensive. So I created a reference video for when we simply want to educate/entertain people and make the point. Any support appreciated! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I6h9b59B2A
  • Matt Damon Defends Role in 'Great Wall' Against Charge of 'Whitewashing'

    12/06/2016 9:08:15 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 6, 2016
    Hollywood actor Matt Damon on Tuesday defended his starring role in upcoming Hollywood film "The Great Wall", saying that accusations of "whitewashing", or the use Caucasian stars over actors of other ethnicities, were unfounded. “Zhang Yimou called me and asked me to be in his movie," Damon said in Beijing, referring to the film's director who joined him on a panel. SMIP "When I think of 'whitewashing' I think Chuck Connors playing Geronimo, that’s whitewashing and that’s unacceptable," he said, referring to a Caucasian actor who played the Native American chief Geronimo in a 1962 Western. SNIP
  • Van Williams, TV's Green Hornet, Dies at 82

    12/06/2016 7:24:00 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12:07 PM PST 12/5/2016 | Mike Barnes
    Van Williams, who portrayed the masked crime-fighter The Green Hornet in a memorable but short-lived companion TV series to Batman in the 1960s, has died. He was 82. The actor, who earlier played bachelor private eye Kenny Madison on two Warner Bros. Television detective series, Bourbon Street Beat and Surfside 6, died Nov. 29 of kidney failure at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., his wife of 57 years, Vicki, told The Hollywood Reporter. He had just one kidney since he was 25, she said. […] Famed martial-arts expert Bruce Lee, then unknown in the U.S., played Kato, Reid’s manservant. He...
  • Do You Believe In Magic?

    12/06/2016 6:39:03 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 16 replies
    Britain's got Talent ^ | 12/06/2016 | self
    his guy is amazing - see Simon Cowell's face;)
  • NFL Live Thread Week 14

    12/06/2016 2:15:49 AM PST · by Bender2 · 37 replies
    ESPN.com ^ | ESPN.com
    NFL Live Thread Week 14 Thursday, Dec. 8 8:25 p.m. ET Raiders at Chiefs Sunday, Dec. 11 1 p.m. ET Steelers at Bills 1 p.m. ET Broncos at Titans 1 p.m. ET Saints at Buccaneers 1 p.m. ET Redskins at Eagles 1 p.m. ET Cardinals at Dolphins 1 p.m. ET Chargers at Panthers 1 p.m. ET Bengals at Browns 1 p.m. ET Bears at Lions 1 p.m. ET Texans at Colts 1 p.m. ET Vikings at Jaguars 4:05 p.m. ET Jets at 49ers 4:25 p.m. ET Falcons at Rams 4:25 p.m. ET Seahawks at Packers 8:30 p.m. ET Cowboys at...
  • Last Man Standing: "Precious Snowflake" - microaggressions

    12/05/2016 1:43:50 PM PST · by grayboots · 15 replies
    MRCTV ^ | 12/3/2016 | Alexa Coombs
    Link only
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 7 Episode 7

    12/04/2016 3:19:21 PM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 45 replies
    N/A | December 4, 2016 | N/A
  • Are you being served?

    12/04/2016 2:25:49 AM PST · by Fai Mao · 39 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1967 | Comedy Playhouse
    Somewhat off color but really funnyAre you Being Served?
  • Alvin York (Sgt. York) And The IRS

    12/04/2016 1:44:38 AM PST · by Sontagged · 30 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 9, 2014 | Richard Bachert
    How the federal government "honored" one of America's most heroic and decorated veterans.
  • ENTERTAINMENT HGTV Reesponds to ‘Fixer Upper’ Same-Sex Marriage Controversy

    12/03/2016 10:32:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 2, 2016 | Andrea Morabito
    HGTV is standing by the hosts of its popular home renovation series “Fixer Upper.” The channel issued a response after BuzzFeed reported earlier this week that Chip and Joanna Gaines attend a church whose pastor has spoken out against same-sex marriage, and raised the question of whether gay couples would be welcome on the show. “We don’t discriminate against members of the LGBT community in any of our shows,” the network said in a statement to The Post.
  • Take a break with Red Skelton and Johnny Carson

    12/03/2016 10:55:24 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 30 replies
    coolesone.com ^ | 12/3/2016 | self
    http://www.coolestone.com/media/15947/Red-Skelton-on-Johnny-Carson-Show-1983-/#.WEMKyU3rtjp
  • Prolific film and television actor Don Calfa dead at 76

    12/03/2016 6:40:30 AM PST · by day10 · 20 replies
    Fox ^ | Today | FN
    Don Calfa, the film, stage and television actor whose credits included "The Return of the Living Dead," ''Weekend at Bernie's" and "Barney Miller," has died. His publicist Michael Perez tells The Associated Press that Calfa died Thursday in Palm Springs of natural causes. Calfa died two days before his 77th birthday. The New York City native started out on Broadway in the 1960s. Calfa appeared in dozens of comedies, dramas and horror flicks, notably as the mortician Ernie Kaltenbrunner in "The Return of the Living Dead." Calfa worked with directors such as Steven Spielberg ("1941"), Martin Scorsese ("New York, New...
  • Watch How Stupid George Stephanopoulos Sounds

    12/02/2016 2:47:14 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 22 replies
    WOR (Mark Simone) ^ | 12/02/2016 | staff
    Watch How Stupid George Stephanopoulos Sounds Now Telling Eric Trump His Father Is Going To Lose
  • The Brady Bunch Ambassadors

    12/01/2016 2:10:33 PM PST · by Lorianne · 18 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 27 November 2016 | Tunku Varadarajan
    The show, which ran from 1969-74 on ABC, offered a vision of America that left a lasting civilizational impression on the minds of young viewers, perhaps especially in the non-Western world. Watching reruns in India as a young viewers, perhaps especially in the non-Western world. Watching reruns in India as a young boy, I formed some of my first clear ideas of America from “The Brady Bunch”—rose-tinted ideas, for sure, but also important ones. Theirs was an irrefutable wholesomeness that was at odds with the tumult outside the Brady home, a conciliatory counterpoint to the America of the Vietnam War....
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ends 24-year print edition run (Dead Tree Media Obit)

    11/30/2016 11:50:39 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 6 replies
    WPXI.com ^ | 11/30/2016 | uncredited
    he Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper printed its last edition and has laid off 106 workers as it transitions into an online-only publication. Wednesday's edition ends a 24-year run that began when the late billionaire publisher Richard Mellon Scaife established the paper to compete with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, which remains the only printed daily newspaper in the city. Trib Total Media will continue publishing two daily print editions for the suburbs, the Greensburg-based Westmoreland edition of the Tribune-Review and the Tarentum-based Valley News Dispatch edition, as well as 11 of the other 14 weeklies owned by Trib Total Media. The company announced...
  • Leah Remini: Tom Cruise Urged Me to Get Leslie Moonves to Kill '60 Minutes' Scientology Story

    11/29/2016 12:45:43 PM PST · by BBell · 45 replies
    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 11/29/16 | Seth Abramovitch
    As the first episode of her "ballsy" A&E series premieres, the actress/author-turned-investigative reporter reveals what everyone from pal Jennifer Lopez to co-star Kevin James felt about her former religion — and shares the memory of an awkward phone conversation she once had with the CBS chief at the 'Mission: Impossible' star's behest.A&E's legal department is no doubt burning the midnight oil to usher its latest series, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, on-air. The network has already received multiple threatening letters from the Church of Scientology, in which the show's host, Leah Remini, is described as a "has-been actress" and...
  • ‘Moonlight’ Wins Big at 2016 Gotham Awards

    11/29/2016 8:16:01 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    AP ^ | November 29, 2016 | Staff
    At a Gotham Independent Film Awards overshadowed by the election of Donald Trump, Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” shined brightest. A celebrated film about a boy growing up gay, black and poor in Miami, “Moonlight,” virtually swept the night, taking best feature, best screenplay, a special jury award for best ensemble and the audience award. The Gothams, which honor independent film, are essentially the kick-off to Hollywood’s long awards season.
  • NFL Live Thread Week 13

    11/28/2016 9:56:20 PM PST · by Bender2 · 85 replies
    ESPN.com ^ | ESPN.com
    NFL Live Thread Week 13 Thursday, Dec. 1 8:25 p.m. ET Cowboys at Vikings Sunday, Dec. 4 1 p.m. ET Chiefs at Falcons 1 p.m. ET Lions at Saints 1 p.m. ET Rams at Patriots 1 p.m. ET Broncos at Jaguars 1 p.m. ET Texans at Packers 1 p.m. ET Eagles at Bengals 1 p.m. ET Dolphins at Ravens 1 p.m. ET 49ers at Bears 4:05 p.m. ET Bills at Raiders 4:25 p.m. ET Giants at Steelers 4:25 p.m. ET Redskins at Cardinals 4:25 p.m. ET Buccaneers at Chargers 8:30 p.m. ET Panthers at Seahawks Monday, Dec. 5 8:30 p.m....
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 7 Episode 6

    11/27/2016 1:42:25 PM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 66 replies
    N/A | November 27, 2016 | N/A
  • President Trump works as a Waiter at his own Hotel (Aired on Oprah 2011)

    11/27/2016 12:18:32 PM PST · by beaversmom · 10 replies
    Oprah via You Tube ^ | Nov 25, 2016 | This Information
    Published on Nov 25, 2016 Donald Trump spending a day in the shoes of his employees at Trump Tower Chicago. Aired on the Oprah Winfrey show, 2011
  • Reporter becomes Canada's first hijab-clad news anchor

    11/25/2016 6:56:01 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 25, 2016 8:01 PM EST | Charmaine Noronha
    A Toronto television journalist is believed to be Canada’s first anchor to don a Muslim head scarf at one of the city’s major news broadcasters. Ginella Massa was asked to fill in on the anchor desk for CityNews’ 11 p.m. broadcast last week and created a buzz after the broadcast ended and she Tweeted, “That’s a wrap! Tonight wasn’t just important for me. I don’t think a woman in hijab has ever anchored a newscast in Canada.” Massa, 29, said Friday that she became Canada’s first hijab-wearing television news reporter in 2015 while reporting for CTV News in Kitchener, Ontario,...
  • Brady Bunch 'mom' Florence Henderson dies aged 82: Beloved actress who played Carol Brady...

    11/25/2016 9:39:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 30 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | November 25, 2016 | Hannah Parry For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Brady Bunch 'mom' Florence Henderson dies aged 82: Beloved actress who played Carol Brady passes away on Thanksgiving The Brady Bunch's Florence Henderson has died from heart failure late on Thanksgiving Day, aged 82. Henderson, who spent decades in the iconic role of Carol Brady, died surrounded by family and friends at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, her manager Kayla Pressman said. She was admitted to hospital on Wednesday. TV's favorite sitcom mom, the actress was best known for The Brady Bunch which first aired in 1969 and continued in one form or another right up to...
  • Legendary Komets broadcaster Bob Chase passes

    11/25/2016 9:01:10 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 3 replies
    Fort Wayne Komets ^ | 11/24/2016 | Press Release
    Fort Wayne, IN-- Legendary Fort Wayne Komets broadcaster Bob Chase passed away at 2:40am ET Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at the age of 90. Chase completed 63 seasons as the voice of the Komets radio-rinkside last year after first arriving in Fort Wayne in 1953. Chase hailed from Negaunee, Michigan, where he was born January 22, 1926. He grew up in Marquette, Michigan and after high school joined the U.S. Navy where he served from 1943-1947. Upon his discharge from the Navy, Bob entered Northern Michigan University at Marquette and graduated in 1952. While in college, Bob started his radio...
  • Box Office: 'Moana' Sails for $85M-Plus Bow; Warren Beatty's 'Rules Don't Apply' Bombs

    11/25/2016 8:30:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 8 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | November 23, 2016 | Pamela McClintock
    'Moana' won't have any trouble beating 'Fantastic Beasts,' while returns for 'Allied,' starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, and Billy Bob Thornton's 'Bad Santa 2' are mixed so far. Disney's homegrown animated family film Moana continued to dominate at the Thanksgiving box office, grossing $10 million for a five-day holiday debut of $85 million $91 million, according to early estimates.
  • Anthony Bourdain likes guns? (Vanity)

    11/24/2016 8:14:59 PM PST · by Gamecock · 23 replies
    11/24/2016 | Vanity
    Watching my favorite NY, alcoholic, heroin addict, liberal on CNN, he is out in New Mexico shooting with some locals. He actually said he likes the way a gun feels in his hands. He talked about how people in that part of the country don't freak out when they see somebody with a gun, because everybody has one. He admitted he felt safe around these guys and all of their guns. Sometimes I amazed at what I see on CNN.
  • 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' returns with new blood for the Turkey Day marathon

    11/24/2016 11:33:46 AM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    LA times ^ | November 23, 2016 | Meredith Woerner
    Twenty-eight years ago the little science fiction show that could, “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” premiered on Thanksgiving Day. It all started with one Earthling, series creator Joel Hodgson, and his gang of lovable robot puppets. Together they drifted through space in the “Satellite of Love,” warmly lampooning low-budget B-movies with titles like “Teenagers From Outer Space” and “The Leech Woman.” It was an odd show whose shoe-string budget and screwball tone often mimicked the very movies it skewered. The misfit humor struck a note with fans and despite multiple series cancellations and resurrections, (including a recasting of Hodgson with Mike...
  • MST3K 2016 Turkey Day Marathon (LIVE STREAM)

    11/24/2016 11:12:56 AM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 YOUTUBE ^ | November 24, 2016 | MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000
    MST3K 2016 Turkey Day Marathon (LIVE STREAM)
  • CBS Macy's Day Parade Sucks

    11/24/2016 6:22:09 AM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 74 replies
    Girlfriend wanted to watch the Macy's Day Parade.
  • Rosie O'Donnell Sparks Outrage with Tweet Asking Whether Barron Trump Is Autistic

    11/23/2016 6:47:36 PM PST · by markomalley · 157 replies
    Rosie O'Donnell sparked an uproar on Twitter by sharing a video that speculates about President-elect Donald Trump's 10-year-old son, Barron, possibly being autistic. "Barron Trump Autistic?" she asked."[I]f so, what an amazing opportunity to bring attention to the AUTISM epidemic," the tweet read. Read Full Article The actress/comedian, who very publicly feuded with Trump starting in 2006, was immediately criticized for bringing up the subject.
  • ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Casts Michelle Yeoh In Captain Role

    11/23/2016 6:36:46 PM PST · by SMGFan · 40 replies
    Deadline ^ | November 23, 2016
    EXCLUSIVE: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon‘s Michelle Yeoh is heading into the final frontier with Star Trek: Discovery.  Sources confirm to Deadline that the upcoming CBS All Access iteration of the fabled franchise will see Yeoh playing a Starfleet Captain.However, before you start mapping out the deck of the Discovery, sources close to the production tell us exclusively that Yeoh will actually be the leader of another ship. We hear that Yeoh has been cast as Han Bo and her ship is the Shenzhou. The Yeoh-run spacecraft is set to play a big role in Discovery‘s first season.
  • Thanksgiving Movie Recommendation - Event Horizon

    11/23/2016 10:17:38 AM PST · by Scythian_Reborn · 58 replies
    If you're looking to chill out and watch a movie that will "stick with you" for months then I recommend "Even Horizon". This movie is by far one of the best Sci-Fi movies of it's time, though overlooked. I am posting the preview but if you're like me you should stop after the first 15 seconds so you go into the film not knowing anything about it. One thing I will tell however is that this film is deeply unsettling with a palpable sense of doom, and it's scary because of what it doesn't show you. Event Horizon Trailer ......
  • MIT’s new nylon muscles could lead to actual Westworld hosts

    11/23/2016 8:10:12 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    techcrunch.com ^ | Darrell Etherington
    MIT has a new nylon-based artificial muscle-like filament created by researchers that could eventually provide the basis for robots with bulging biceps. The filaments themselves look eerily similar to the ones extruded by the 3D printers used in the opening sequence of HBO’s Westworld, which is why Gizmodo and others are seeing parallels between potential applications of the tech and Westworld‘s lifelike hosts. MIT’s new solution isn’t the first artificial muscle technology developed, but it is simple and low cost, unlike existing offerings. The researchers developing the tech found that specific types of nylon fiber can reproduce some of the...
  • NFL Live Thread Week 12

    11/22/2016 6:08:30 PM PST · by Bender2 · 78 replies
    ESPN.com ^ | ESPN.com
    NFL Live Thread Week 12 Thursday, Nov. 24 12:30 p.m. ET Vikings at Lions 4:30 p.m. ET Redskins at Cowboys 8:30 p.m. ET Steelers at Colts Sunday, Nov. 27 1 p.m. ET Titans at Bears 1 p.m. ET Jaguars at Bills 1 p.m. ET Bengals at Ravens 1 p.m. ET Cardinals at Falcons 1 p.m. ET Giants at Browns 1 p.m. ET Rams at Saints 1 p.m. ET 49ers at Dolphins 1 p.m. ET Chargers at Texans 4:05 p.m. ET Seahawks at Buccaneers 4:25 p.m. ET Panthers at Raiders 4:25 p.m. ET Patriots at Jets 8:30 p.m. ET Chiefs at...
  • CNN apologizes for banner questioning ‘if Jews are people’

    11/22/2016 5:57:31 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency ^ | November 22, 2016 7:16am
    CNN apologized for a banner flashed onscreen during a segment on white supremacist groups which read, “Alt-right founder questions if Jews are people.” The segment was aired Monday on “The Lead,” which was being guest-hosted by Jim Sciutto. On Tuesday, CNN said in a statement concerning the banner, known as a chyron: “It was poor judgment and we very much regret it and apologize.” …
  • ‘SNL’ Ratings Hit Season Low With Return of Alec Baldwin as Trump

    11/22/2016 12:14:34 PM PST · by simpson96 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/22/2016 | Jerome Hudson
    The latest episode of Saturday Night Live saw its ratings drop to a season low with the return of host Kristen Wiig and actor Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump. Saturday’s installment of SNL drew 4.7 million overall household viewers and 2.2 million among the oft-coveted 18-49 demographic. Those numbers are down substantially from last week’s overall and 18-49 viewership of 6.2 million and 3.9 million, respectfully. The show featured Baldwin as President-elect Trump, so ignorant of foreign policy that he had to Google the meaning of ISIS. The “Weekend Update” segment of the show was used to mock Breitbart News...
  • Trump's brilliance

    11/22/2016 7:13:44 AM PST · by djf · 36 replies
    Here is the essence of Trump's brilliance. The hell with the MSM!!! He continues to release Youtube videos where he spells out EXACTLY what he wants. And when the media complains, he basically gives them a middle finger and says when they start to report on him fairly, he might talk to them! This means no more of the media slandering him and no more of the media simply playing a ten second spot and making people think that's all he is about... Trump can spell it all out and DOES spell it all out in his vids! Brilliant!