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  • Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes' age disparity shown in 2 incredible tweets

    01/25/2021 6:15:27 AM PST · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    https://www-foxnews-com ^ | January 25, 2021 | By Ryan Gaydos
    Mahomes was learning how to read and write while Brady was winning his first Super Bowl Patrick Mahomes represents the future of the NFL as the Kansas City Chiefs star won his second AFC Championship in his third attempt Sunday with victory over the Buffalo Bills. Mahomes will be going up against the old guard in Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. The six-time Super Bowl champion was just getting started when Mahomes was getting his feet wet in school. Brady won his first Super Bowl during the 2001 season. The New England Patriots defeated the St. Louis Rams in...
  • Disney+ blocks under-sevens from watching 'racist' Peter Pan, Dumbo and The Aristocats for breaching 'content advisories'

    01/24/2021 2:47:15 AM PST · by C19fan · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 23, 2020 | Katie Hind
    Generations of children have been charmed by the magical tale of the boy who never grew up, but Peter Pan is now on a list of banned movies. Bosses at Disney have blocked anyone under the age of seven from watching the 1953 animated classic on its streaming service over concerns that it portrays racial stereotypes, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Three other long-standing family favourites – The Aristocats, Swiss Family Robinson and Dumbo – have also been removed from children’s accounts for breaching ‘content advisories’ that were recently put in place.
  • Walter Bernstein Dies: Blacklisted Writer In 1950s Who Returned With ‘Fail Safe’ & ‘The Front’ Was 101

    01/23/2021 6:24:34 PM PST · by Borges · 11 replies
    Deadline ^ | 1/23/21 | Bruce Haring
    Walter Bernstein, who was blacklisted by Hollywood in the 1950s but returned to writing on many films, including the Oscar-nominated script for The Front, has died at 101. Bernstein died Friday night, according to WGA West president Howard Rodman, who reported it on Twitter. Bernstein’s credits included the films Fail-Safe (1964), Semi-Tough (1977), Yanks (1979) and The Front, (1976), the latter which starring Woody Allen as Howard Prince, who was hired by three blacklisted TV writers to become the face of their work. It was a ruse Bernstein knew well, having employed the tactic himself when he was blacklisted. The...
  • How Michael Avenatti went from battling Trump to fighting his own legal woes

    01/23/2021 12:35:09 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 15 replies
    CNBC ^ | 01/15/2021 | Scott Cohn
    The scandal involving President Donald Trump and porn actress Stormy Daniels — who received $130,000 in hush money over an alleged 2006 sexual tryst — is likely to remain alive long after he leaves office. ---snip--- “Mr. Avenatti was targeted by Donald Trump, William Barr and Trump’s Department of Justice,” Avenatti attorney Daniel Steward said in an e-mail to CNBC’s “American Greed.” “Does anyone really think that politics didn’t play a huge role in all of this?” Avenatti, 49, faces up to 43 years in prison when he is sentenced in the Nike case. He could face decades more if...
  • NFL Live Thread: Conference Championships (Boycott Party edition)

    01/22/2021 11:51:04 PM PST · by Impy · 54 replies
    NFL LIVE THREAD Conference ChampionshipsHere are all both of the games you shouldn't watch this week!#2 Buffalo Bills at #1 Kansas City Chiefs #5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at #1 Green Bay Packers In Memoriam Danny Lee (BENDER2)
  • Gregory Sierra, ‘Barney Miller’ and ‘Sanford and Son’ Actor, Dies at 83

    01/22/2021 5:23:16 PM PST · by Cecily · 70 replies
    Variety ^ | January 22, 2021 | Haley Bosselman
    Gregory Sierra, best known for his roles as Sgt. Miguel “Chano” Amanguale on “Barney Miller” and Julio Fuentes on “Sanford and Son,” died on Jan. 4 in Laguna Woods, Calif., according to Orange County Health Dept. records. He was 83. The New York-born-and-raised actor, of Puerto Rican descent, found success in his recurring role as Fred G. Sanford’s neighbor. Sierra went on to star in movies like “The Towering Inferno,” “Beneath the Planet of the Apes” and “Vampires.”
  • Gunman in Henderson Triple Slaying Claimed to Be Comic Book Villain

    01/22/2021 3:41:22 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | Ricardo Torres-Cortez
    A man who fatally shot three neighbors rambled incoherently about being a comic book villain and demanded a helicopter before officers killed him, according to a 911 recording released today by Henderson Police. Jason Neo Bourne kicked in the door of a neighbor’s apartment Nov. 3 and shot and killed two women, police said. He also wounded a 16-year-old girl and kidnapped a 12-year-old boy, police said. Police and medics responded about 11 a.m. to reports of gunfire in the 1400 block of Stonelake Cove Avenue, near Stephanie Street and Wigwam Parkway. As officers were looking for the shooter, Bourne...
  • NBC Plans To Shutter NBC Sports Network By End Of Year

    01/22/2021 12:13:00 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 69 replies
    Sports Business Daily ^ | Jan. 22, 2021 | By John Ourand
    NBC has told distributors and some sports leagues that it plans to shut down its NBCSN sports channel by the end of the year. NBC’s most recent affiliate deals with Charter and Dish Network do not include carriage for NBCSN beyond this year, sources said. Plus, sports leagues that have deals with NBC were being told of the changes this week.
  • Who is American media's biggest Biden suck up? Rachel Maddow cries on air, Al Roker fist bumps the President and CNN guy claims Mall fireworks will make our enemies tremble!

    01/22/2021 2:56:48 AM PST · by C19fan · 5 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 22, 2020 | Jennifer Smith
    The media almost unanimously fawned over Joe Biden and the events of inauguration day with some crying over it, calling it America's 'happy ending' and gushing over new press secretary Jen Psaki who was given a remarkably warm welcome on her first day after years of hostility between the media gaggle and the person at the briefing room podium. Since Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday and even before then, some media outlets have relaxed their impartiality to welcome him and his administration with open arms. Unsurprisingly, many belong to the organizations that President Trump made enemies of throughout his presidency.
  • CNN Leads Cable News Networks In Viewership Of Joe Biden’s Inauguration Swearing In Ceremony (Fox News ratings down 75% from 2017)

    01/21/2021 1:56:57 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 43 replies
    Deadline ^ | 1/21/2021 | Ted Johnson
    CNN topped the other major cable news networks in inauguration coverage of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ swearing in ceremony at the Capitol. CNN drew 9.07 million viewers, compared to 6.14 million for MSNBC and 2.57 million for Fox News. The figures, from Nielsen and released by Fox News, are from the 11 AM ET to 1 PM ET time frame. More complete numbers across broadcast and cable networks are expected to be released over the next couple of days. -snip- Fox News in 2017 drew 10.5 million total viewers, which set a record for inauguration ratings.
  • Fox News January Weekend Ratings Collapse Update -Sat/Sun 1/16-1/17: Kurtz -59%, Neville/Shawn -57%, Guttfield -57%, Scott -51%, Cavuto -48%, Jeanine -48%, Watters -47%, Chris Wallace -41%, Bartiromo -41%, Levin -33% (Vanity)

    01/20/2021 9:39:03 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 48 replies
    Showbuzz Daily ^ | 1/20/2021 | Self
    Update on the Fox News Post-Steal weekend ratings collapse. Going from record ratings before their duplicitous Arizona call, to a catastrophic ratings collapse by Sat-Sun 1/16-1/17. Here are the current Fox News ratings losses since The Steal according to Nielsen as of Sat-Sun 1/16-1/17: Kurtz -59% Neville/Shawn -57% Guttfield -57% Fox and Friendless Saturday -52% Scott -51% Fox and Friendless Sunday -50% Cavuto -48% Jeanine -48% Watters -47% Chris Wallace -41% Bartiromo -41% Levin -33%
  • Ken Jennings’s Stint As ‘Jeopardy!’ Guest Host Isn’t Going Well: Replacing the Great and Legendary Alex Trebek is a Tall Order!

    01/20/2021 9:15:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/20/2021 | Christopher Jacobs
    Opening an episode of “Jeopardy!” originally scheduled to air on Christmas Eve, Alex Trebek noted the proliferation of online shopping over the years. While those changes mean many people now do their holiday shopping online rather than in stores and malls, Trebek observed, “Jeopardy!” has stayed the same.Until now. The episode proved the penultimate one of Trebek’s 36-year-long stint as host, due to his death shortly after its late October taping, forcing producers to find a new host, and face, of “Jeopardy!” for the first time since Ronald Reagan’s first term.Former champion Ken Jennings, who joined the “Jeopardy!” production staff...
  • TCM schedule -daily and weekly movies (Turner Classic Movies for this week)

    01/19/2021 7:26:22 PM PST · by dynachrome · 27 replies
    TCM ^ | jan. 2021 | TCM
    6:00 AM Ode To Billy Joe (1976) 8:00 AM Polo Joe (1936) 9:30 AM The Fabulous Joe (1947) 10:45 AM The Story of G. I. Joe (1945) 12:45 PM Joe Smith, American (1942) 2:00 PM A Guy Named Joe (1943) 4:15 PM Pal Joey (1957) 6:15 PM Mighty Joe Young (1949)
  • Donald Trump Faces Possible Expulsion From SAG-AFTRA As Union’s Board Sets Special Session

    01/18/2021 5:27:29 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 35 replies
    Deadline ^ | January 18, 2021 | David Robb
    Donald Trump is facing possible expulsion from SAG-AFTRA. Deadline has learned that the union’s national board of directors will meet Tuesday morning in a special session regarding disciplinary action against him, which could lead to his expulsion. The former star of The Apprentice – and soon-to-be former president – has been a member of the union and its forerunners, SAG and AFTRA, since 1989. The two unions merged in 2012. Article XIV of the SAG-AFTRA Constitution states that members may be suspended or expelled for “engaging in actions antagonistic to the interests or integrity of the union.” Expulsion requires a...
  • Pete Davidson Is Removing All of His Tattoos

    01/18/2021 2:29:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    New York Post ^ | Hannah Southwick VIEW AUTHOR ARCHIVE GET AUTHOR RSS FEED December 17, 2020 | 12:14pm
    The 27-year-old “Saturday Night Live” star is in the process of removing all of his ink, he reportedly revealed at a Q&A last week for his 2020 film, “The King of Staten Island.” Film critic Mike McGranaghan broke the news when he tweeted a screenshot from the event. “Just attended a virtual Q&A with the Judd Apatow and the cast of THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND,” he wrote. “And here’s a scoop: Pete Davidson is in the process of getting all his tattoos removed!” SNIP In a 2019 interview with Inked magazine, Davidson opened up about his reason for getting...
  • Bridgerton stars left 'angry and horrified' after sex scenes from the racy Netflix show end up on porn sites

    01/18/2021 1:53:04 AM PST · by C19fan · 40 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 17, 2020 | Bryony Jewell
    Netflix is reportedly fighting to keep raunchy sex scenes from Bridgerton off porn websites, after the news distressed castmembers. The streaming giant, which released the hit series on Christmas Day, is thought to be 'working tirelessly to hunt down pirates' who have uploaded the more intimate moments from the show, reports The Sun. It is understood that many of the scenes have already been taken down from X-rated platforms after the cast - which includes Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page - were left feeling 'horror and anger' at seeing them online.
  • Russell Crowe comes to the defense of his cult-classic epic Master And Commander after it's bashed on Twitter: 'Kids these days'

    01/18/2021 1:50:34 AM PST · by C19fan · 41 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 17, 2020 | Brian Marks
    Russell Crowe doesn't take kindly to anyone bashing one of his favorite movies he once appeared in. The 56-year-old Oscar winner took to Twitter on Saturday to defend his 2003 maritime epic Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World after the English singer–songwriter Ian McNabb took aim at it. Crowe brushed off the complaints as a symptom of 'kids these days,' while plenty of Twitter users rushed to defend the cult-classic film.
  • Company paying $500 for someone to watch Netflix, eat pizza all day

    01/17/2021 9:54:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/15/2020 | Ann W. Schmidt
    Winner will be asked to binge watch and rank 3 Netflix seriesThis company is looking for someone to rank Netflix shows and takeout pizza. Earlier this week, casino review company, BonusFinder, launched a competition to find its "Professional Binge Watcher." The company previously ran competitions to pay people to test burgers, ice cream, candy and pumpkin pie. "We’re now on the hunt for the perfect candidate to inform us of the best bingeable Netflix shows and the best takeout pizza to help us all through these turbulent times," the competition website says.
  • Descendants of the Sun - Unsettled Ways - Gordon Lightfoot - New Music Video

    01/17/2021 10:36:47 AM PST · by mairdie · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 17 January 2021 | Mary Van Deusen
    (starts in silence) Korean military drama of the relationship and conflicts between a Special Forces Captain and a medical doctor. Even though as an emergency physician, the doctor has to put her medicine above her relationships, she doesn't want a relationship with a Special Forces soldier that she can't rely will always be there for her.
  • YouTube (movie): The Ultimate Gift (2006)

    01/16/2021 9:01:25 PM PST · by ETL · 33 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 20, 2019
    The Ultimate Gift - A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be. CastDrew Fuller as Jason Stevens Bill Cobbs as Theophilus Hamilton Abigail Breslin as Emily Rose James Garner as Howard “Red” Stevens Brian Dennehy as Gus Ali Hillis as Alexia