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  • ‘Sopranos’ Actor John Ventimiglia’s Daughter Odele Dead at 25

    01/26/2023 2:23:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 26, 2023 | Francesca Bacardi
    “The Sopranos” actor John Ventimiglia’s daughter Odele died on Jan 12. She was 25. Odele’s mother, Belinda Cape, shared the news in a recent Facebook post, writing that she and her family are “heartbroken” over the unexpected loss. “Heartbroken to have to post our darling Odele’s funeral notice. Her sister Lucinda and I have been overwhelmed by the messages of support and love we have received, and your remembrances of how cherished Odele was to so many,” Cape wrote.
  • DirecTV To Add Conservative Outlet The First After Dropping Newsmax

    01/26/2023 2:13:32 PM PST · by JSM_Liberty · 14 replies
    Deadline ^ | January 26, 2023 1:10pm | Ted Johnson
    DirecTV said that it was adding the conservative channel The First to its lineup, after it dropped Newsmax from its lineup in a dispute that stirred the ire of Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill. The First, which features personalities including Bill O’Reilly and Dana Loesch, will be available on DirecTV, DirecTV Stream and U-verse at no extra fees for subscribers. Up to now, it has been available only through streaming distribution, including on FAST networks. The announcement comes as Newsmax went dark on DirecTV. The satellite service owned by AT&T and private equity firm TPG blamed the removal on Newsmax’s...
  • Star Trek or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Self Destruct Sequence

    01/25/2023 8:21:12 PM PST · by conservativeimage · 9 replies
    Odysee ^ | 1/25/23 | The Professional Amateur
    What if no one canceled self destruct? Let That Be Your Last Battlefield aired 5 years after Dr. Strangelove. But notice the similar extreme zoom-ins to control panels and exterior shots. Was this episode a parody? This is my own edit mashup. I couldn’t find the original music score from the Kubrick film so I recomposed it by ear for this project.
  • Don Lemon's Morning Show Has Worst Week Ever, But That Wasn't the Only Failure CNN Suffered

    01/25/2023 7:32:54 PM PST · by Signalman · 7 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 1/25/2023 | Ryan Lendendecker
    CNN and its heavily anti-conservative narratives laced throughout most of its programming lineup have proven to be an absolute loser of a strategy. That strategy might have worked when former President Donald Trump was in office, as the Trump Derangement Syndrome was strong during those years, and CNN’s sheep-like viewers couldn’t seem to get enough. But the glory days of above-average ratings for the left-leaning network are long over, and, honestly, it’s incredible that they’re even still in business. Fox News reported that Don Lemon, one of the few recognizable names left at CNN, is suffering in the wake of...
  • Oscar Nominations: The Complete List Of Nominees

    01/25/2023 6:40:48 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    DEADLINE ^ | 01/25/2023
    When Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams dropped the nominations for the 95th Oscars on Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had for the first time in awhile the most wide open and competitive race in years. Oscars Snubs & Surprises: Tom Cruise, Viola Davis, Taylor Swift, David Bowie & Women Directors Spurned Fans of the underdog have rooting interest beyond the surprising and delightful nominations of Brian Tyree Henry’s Best Supporting Actor nom for the film Causeway, and Andrea Riseborough’s Best Actress turn in To Leslie, the latter the result of a grass-roots campaign waged by industry...
  • Lance Kerwin dead at 62: Starred in ‘James at 16,’ ‘Salem’s Lot’

    01/25/2023 4:16:47 PM PST · by DFG · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | 01/24/2023 | Andrew Court
    TV star Lance Kerwin has died at age 62. The small-screen actor — who appeared in the 1970s series “James at 16” and the made-for-TV movie “Salem’s Lot” — passed away Tuesday in California. The sad news was announced on Facebook by his daughter, Savanah. A cause of death has not been disclosed. “We appreciate all the kind words, memories, and prayers that have been shared,” his daughter wrote. “As the coming weeks progress, I will share more information about after-life ceremonies.” Kerwin was born in 1960 in Newport Beach, California. The youngest of five brothers, he grew up in...
  • Alec Baldwin will remain in lead role of ‘Rust’ despite being charged

    01/24/2023 7:14:59 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 58 replies
    NY Post ^ | Nika Shakhnazarova
    Alec Baldwin will remain as the star of the movie “Rust” as it restarts production, the movie’s lawyer has confirmed. The 64-year-old actor will be charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2021 death of Halyna Hutchins, despite previously insisting he did not pull the trigger. Hutchins’ widower Matt, who shared his 10-year-old son Andros with the late cinematographer, will stay on as the film’s executive producer — a role he took on as part of the wrongful death lawsuit that was settled for an undisclosed amount in October. “Rust” will also see its director Joel Souza return, despite being injured...
  • Jeff Bezos Responds To Report He May Sell Washington Post To Buy NFL Team From Owner Who Hates The Paper

    01/24/2023 6:34:15 AM PST · by Red Badger · 25 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | By Ryan Saavedra • Jan 23, 2023
    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos responded to a report Monday that claimed that he was considering selling The Washington Post so he could purchase an NFL team from an owner who hates the newspaper. The New York Post reported that Bezos is looking to potentially buy the Washington Commanders from team owner Dan Synder. Snyder, however, despises the newspaper because it reported on the alleged toxic management of the NFL franchise. After the report was published on Monday, representatives for Bezos and The Washington Post both told CNN that the newspaper was not for sale. The New York Post report comes...
  • M&Ms says it's replacing 'beloved spokescandies' with Maya Rudolph

    01/24/2023 5:03:51 AM PST · by Red Badger · 66 replies
    MSN ^ | January 23, 2023 | Ethan Alter
    Looks like America's ongoing candy wars may have claimed more victims. In a surprise move, M&M's announced on Twitter Monday that its multi-colored cast of candy spokespeople will be headed into indefinite retirement effective immediately. Their replacement? Saturday Night Live favorite Maya Rudolph.
  • M&Ms Is Replacing Animated Spokescandies With Maya Rudolph For Super Bowl Ad, And The Internet Isn't Handling Things Well

    01/24/2023 1:24:17 AM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Cinema Blend ^ | 1/23/23 | Mick Joest
    For decades, the animated M&M's candy mascots dominated small screen ads. Whether they're fainting from seeing Santa, griping about each other in board meetings, or trying to disable a rocket, the multi-colored characters are used to bringing their shenanigans to audiences at large. This might be why so many people were immediately up in arms after the company announced the iconic spokescandies are being replaced by comedy queen Maya Rudolph for an upcoming Super Bowl ad, saying it's all an effort to sidestep past controversies. News of Maya Rudolph's partnership with the M&M's brand came via a statement from the...
  • A Sunday night RF (TV) cable question

    01/23/2023 7:42:41 PM PST · by Paul R. · 20 replies
    Me | 1/23/2023 | Paul R.
    Can thin diameter 75 ohm coaxial cable be connected to standard or large diameter low loss coaxial cable without creating odd impedance / transmission line reflections and / or losses that are more problematic than the reduced losses in the "better" cable?
  • I need Freeper help finding Fox News Live Streaming for free.

    01/23/2023 5:00:10 PM PST · by usurper · 53 replies
    Using a firestick I was getting it just fine on USATV247 until yesterday. Now it just says "we are closed". poof. Anyone have a link to another source. I like Tucker and Gutfield but I am afraid they have shut down my access.
  • Donn Cambern, Film Editor on ‘Easy Rider’ and ‘Romancing the Stone,’ Dies at 93

    01/23/2023 2:22:59 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | JANUARY 20, 2023 | Chris Koseluk
    The Oscar nominee also cut 'Blume in Love,' 'Smokey and the Bandit II,' 'Twins,' 'Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling' and 'The Hindenburg.'Donn Cambern, the film editor who used his musical background to help make Easy Rider a masterpiece and 15 years later shared an Oscar nomination for cutting Romancing the Stone, has died. He was 93. Cambern died Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank of complications from a fall three weeks ago, a family spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter. The Los Angeles native edited Blume in Love (1973), Willie & Phil (1980) and Tempest (1982)...
  • Yoshio Yoda, Actor on ‘McHale’s Navy,’ Dies at 88

    01/23/2023 2:20:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | JANUARY 23, 2023 | Mike Barnes
    He played Fuji Kobiaji, the Japanese prisoner of war turned Seaman 3rd Class, on all 138 episodes of the wacky ABC series.Yoshio Yoda, who portrayed Fuji Kobiaji, the lovable Japanese prisoner of war who becomes a valued member of the PT-73 crew led by Ernest Borgnine on the 1960s ABC comedy McHale’s Navy, died Jan. 13 in Fullerton, California, it was announced. He was 88. Yoda appeared on every one of the 138 episodes of McHale’s Navy during the Universal Television show’s 1962-66 run, plus two movies. His character deserted from the Imperial Japanese Navy and becomes a Seaman 3rd...
  • ‘Where Are the Parents?’ Fox News Weatherman Has Two Black Eyes, Bruised Ribs After Being Attacked by Teens on NYC Subway

    01/23/2023 12:18:43 PM PST · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Jan 22nd, 2023, 6:50 pm | Sarah Rumpf
    Fox News Weatherman Adam Klotz had a scary ordeal this weekend after he intervened when some teenagers were hassling an older man on the subway, and the boys then attacked him. According to several video clips Klotz posted on his Instagram account, he was riding the subway home after watching the New York Giants playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles at a bar in NYC. In the video, Klotz has several visible injuries, including two black eyes, a laceration above one eye, and other bruises on his face. “You should see the other guy,” he joked, and then let out...
  • Sources: Cowboys RB Tony Pollard broke leg, needs surgery

    01/23/2023 7:15:56 AM PST · by Red Badger · 98 replies
    ESPN ^ | Todd Archer
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl running back Tony Pollard suffered a fractured left fibula Sunday that will require surgery, sources said. Pollard suffered the injury with 1:24 left in the first half of the Cowboys' 19-12 divisional round loss to the San Francisco 49ers when he was rolled up after an 8-yard catch. Pollard needed help to the sideline and was wearing an Aircast on his left leg as he was carted to the X-ray room inside Levi's Stadium. He was subsequently ruled out for the game. "That hurt," Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said. "Just a guy...
  • Future of America's oldest steakhouse, Delmonico's - closed for nearly three years - in doubt as two parties claim they have the rights to reopen iconic restaurant that features in John Wick film series

    01/23/2023 6:47:30 AM PST · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 23 January 2023 | By JAMES GORDON
    One of Manhattan's oldest restaurants, Delmonico's, is in the process of returning to the Financial District after being closed for nearly three years But there's a dispute over who holds the rights to the Delmonico's name The Grgurev family who operate Delmonico's Instagram account, claim new leaseholders of the location are using the Delmonico's name in bad faith ************************************************** The future of Delmonico's, the oldest steakhouse in the country which had been in operation since 1837 until the pandemic, appears to be at stake. The 186-year-old restaurant, set in the Financial District, also serves as the exterior shots for The...
  • Time’s Up to halt operations, shift resources to legal fund

    01/21/2023 6:21:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 21, 2023 | Jocelyn Novek
    The Golden Globes carpet typically glitters with crystal-studded gowns in pastel hues, but it looked different in January 2018: The ballgowns were black, and the night’s key accessory was a pin that read “Time’s Up.” Onstage, Oprah Winfrey brought guests to their feet with a warning to powerful abusers: “Their time is up!” Five years later, Time’s Up — the now-embattled anti-harassment organization founded with fanfare during the early days of the #MeToo reckoning against sexual misconduct — is ceasing operations, at least in its current form. A year after pledging a “major reset” following a scandal involving its leaders’...
  • "Too Boring" House of the Dragon Won't Be as Good as Game of Thrones

    01/21/2023 12:31:04 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 37 replies
    State the Facts ^ | October 29, 2023 | Aaron Gimenez
    Season 1 of House of the Dragon is over, and it is time to take stock. Inevitably, viewers of the HBO series compare it to season 1 of Game of Thrones, which seem to win effortlessly by comparison. For starters, some viewers said that though they loved the prequel, they felt kind of bored with it. Season 1 for them seemed to lack that spark that made Game of Thrones so exciting and interesting to watch. "I'm not saying I hate it, but I'm not excited to watch it. No one is talking about it at lunch. I don't think...
  • TV Station Execs and Their Idiotic Decisions

    01/21/2023 1:20:06 AM PST · by E.G.C. · 54 replies
    1-21-23 | Freeper E.G.C.
    How many of you out there have heard of a company called Nexstar?Well, if you haven't heard of the company then read on because I have a story to tell you about this company and our dealings with them here in our neck of the woods.(Southern Oklahoma)Nexstar Media Group is a TV outfit that is based out of Irving Texas. It currently owns over 200 TV stations all across the country.One of those stations is KFOR-TV, Oklahoma's News 4, Oklahoma City. This station first signed on in 1949 as WKY-TV, Oklahoma's very first TV station and was originally owned by...