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Oliver VanDervoort

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Oliver has been a writer for over four years. In that time he has covered all the latest news and gossip from the tech sector, the entertainment world and the political arena. Baseball, football, Apple, Android, the Republicans and the Democrats, you name it, he’s probably covered it in some way, shape or form.


Michael Vick Back In The Spotlight After Prince Shembo Disaster

Michael Vick back in the spotlight

As if Michael Vick didn’t have enough of his own problems. The former Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets quarterback is looking for a job. Now, the arrest of Prince Shembo has put Michael Vick back in the spotlight for a situation he had likely thought was long behind him. Shembo was arrested… Read more »

George Pataki Could Have A Dreamer Problem In Presidential Run

George Pataki

George Pataki is one of the seemingly dozens of people who have announced that he’s running for president on the Republican side. One of the reasons George Pataki thinks he can outpace the rest of the field, despite being a long shot, is because as the former governor of New York, he has better bonafides… Read more »

New ‘Twin Peaks’ Season Now Scheduled For 18 Episodes

Twin Peaks getting 18 episodes

Twin Peaks has been rescued once again, thanks to creator David Lynch coming to his senses and returning to the project. It appears that everyone is so excited to bring Twin Peaks back to life that the show is actually getting more episodes for this jumpstart than originally thought. While this project was originally expected… Read more »

Kerri Kasem’s Fight Against Jean Kasem Continues

Kerri Casem

Kerri Kasem is likely not going to be sending Jean Kasem a Mother’s Day card anytime soon. Kerri Kasem has been doing battle with her stepmother, Jean Kasem, since before her father passed away. At issue is the younger’s claim that Jean was poisoning her father against her and the rest of his family in… Read more »

Jon Lester’s Season Suddenly Looking Bright

Jon lester's season

Jon Lester heard the talk after his first couple of starts. He had a pretty poor beginning to his Chicago Cubs career, but Jon Lester likely knew that his talent was better than what he was showing on the field. After those first two starts, the Cubs ace has actually been pretty darn good. The… Read more »

Rachel Weisz To Play Real Life Mercenary In ‘Snatchback’

Rachel Weisz in new film

Rachel Weisz has played a huge array of different characters over the course of her very successful career, but her new role might be unlike any other she’s taken on. Rachel Weisz is set to star in Snatchback as real life kid-saving mercenary, Maureen Dabbaugh. Not only will the actress star in the film, but… Read more »

NBA Playoffs: Who Is The Team Of Destiny?

NBA Playoffs

The NBA Playoffs has already been a postseason for the ages. Now the second round is featuring eight teams that are all apparently quite evenly matched. All of the series in the NBA Playoffs are currently tied at one game a piece. So who is going to step up and become this year’s team of… Read more »

Mike Huckabee And Social Security Protectionism

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee has been here before, but it’s possible he’s found a formula that could work for him this time around. As is the case with most of the Republican candidates for President, Mike Huckabee’s candidacy is not the first time he’s jumped into the race. Unlike the other members of the ever-growing group of… Read more »

Lisa Bonet Puts Bad Feelings Aside, Attends Met Gala With Ex

Lisa Bonet at Meta Gala

Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz have been divorced for quite a while now. Despite the fact that their marriage collapsed, it appears both Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz are able to put aside their differences in order to spend a little quality time with their daughter. The Cosby Show and A Different World Alum was… Read more »

Pamela Geller Takes Center Stage After Texas Shooting

Pamela Geller

Pamela Geller is the co-founder of the American Freedom Defense Initiative. The blogger and political commentator says she helped formed the group in order to stop the “Islamisation of America” and “creeping sharia” in America. It is with this point of view that Pamela Geller organized an art show, in which participants attempted to draw… Read more »

San Francisco Giants’ Metallica Day A Winner Again

San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants’ Metallica day has become an annual event that usually leads to plenty of fun had by all. The band was formed in San Francisco, and the Giants have gone out of their way the last three years to pay homage to the group. This time around, the team unveiled an all… Read more »

Clippers Vs. Spurs Series Turns Into NBA’s Best of 2015

Clippers vs Spurs

The NBA Playoffs series features the Clippers vs Spurs was billed as being a first round bout between two heavyweights. For a while, it looked as if the series might fizzle out, but in the end, the Clippers vs Spurs matchup delivered on all its promise. It’s a safe bet that when people look back… Read more »

Bernie Sanders Showing Weakness Of Republican Field

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders officially jumped into the presidential race this week, and while some might have dismissed his entrance as a stunt, the Indepedent who is runing as a Democrat raised more than $1.5 million in the first 24 hours of his candidacy. Not only does this show that Bernie Sanders is a little more popular… Read more »

Tara Reid Takes High Road Amid Brewing Elizabeth Banks Feud

Tara Reid and Elizabeth Banks

Tara Reid might feel a bit slighted by the comments Elizabeth Banks recently made about her, but she’s choosing not to start an all out war. Elizabeth Banks recently made some comments about Tara Reid that were both unsolicited and a bit mean-spirited. Probably going for the funny, Elizabeth Banks instead came off as perhaps… Read more »

‘Jurassic World': The Five Biggest Takeaways From The Trailer

Jurassic World

The new Jurassic World trailer has been floating around the web for a couple of days now. That’s just enough time for us to take a real look at the video and see what kind of conclusions we can draw before Jurassic World officially hits the theaters in June. Obviously, we knew Chris Pratt was… Read more »

4K TV Said To Be Thinner Than iPhone 6, Coming This Summer

4K TV is coming

A 4K TV that is super thin is going to be hitting the market this summer. This 4K TV in question is so thin, Sony claims it is actually thinner than the Apple iPhone 6. The company said it will be bringing three different models of this new super thin 4K TV with screens that… Read more »

Xbox 360 Officially Gets Goat Simulator

Xbox 360 gets Goat Simulator

The Xbox 360 just got a little bit more beastly thanks to the arrival Goat Simulator. What once was one of the most surprisingly popular PC games is now available on both the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One as of April 17. While the game being available on the current generation console isn’t that… Read more »

Barack Obama Fighting Two-Front War At Home

Barack Obama Fighting Two Front War

Barack Obama certainly isn’t wending his way towards the end of his Presidency quietly. Instead, Barack Obama is fighting a kind of war on two different fronts: a Republican Congress and a court system. The president is fighting the Republicans in regards to his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch. When it comes to the courts,… Read more »

Kris Bryant Has Less Than Stellar Debut For Chicago Cubs

Kris Bryant's Major League Debut

Kris Bryant was living any number of young kids’ dreams on Friday afternoon. The superstar phenom who fans have nicknamed “Sparkles” was called up to the Major Leagues a little more than two years after being drafted. Kris Bryant has long been thought of as the culmination of a rebuilding process that has seen the… Read more »

‘Grand Theft Auto’ Biopic Could Star Daniel Radcliffe

Grand Theft Auto biopic

The Grand Theft Auto movie that will be a biopic of the creator of Rockstar games apparently has its lead. Reports are circulating that none other than Daniel Radcliffe has been selected to play Sam Houser. Houser is the man who helped bring the original Grand Theft Auto video game to life. The film is… Read more »

The Wii U Is Dead, Long Live The Wii U

The Wii U is one life support

The Wii U has been thought of as being on life support almost since the console was first launched by Nintendo. Having said that, it’s hard to know exactly when the company gave up on the Wii U, but industry analysts from every corner of the globe seem to agree that it has indeed given… Read more »

Goro Returns In ‘Mortal Kombat X’

Mortal Kombat X Welcomes Back Old Character

Mortal Kombat X is just a couple of weeks away and NetherRealm is attempting to make sure gamers are chomping at the bit with the release of a brand new trailer. The new video brings back a character that hasn’t graced the Mortal Kombat universe in more than eight years in the form of Goro…. Read more »

‘Assassin’s Creed: Chronicles’ Gets More Story Details

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles was supposed to be the smaller cousin to Assassin’s Creed Victory this year, but Ubisoft has shocked the gaming world with the announcement that Chronicles is now going to be a trilogy. Assassin’s Creed Chronicles China was originally thought to be a standalone release, but last week, the company announced games set… Read more »

‘GTA V’ For PC Preloading Will Begin April 7

GTA V

GTA V for PC is coming on April 14, but computer gamers can actually preload the game quite a bit ahead of time, according to Rockstar Games. The GTA V developer announced on Twitter that gamers would be able to load Grand Theft Auto V on their PC starting April 7. The GTA V preload… Read more »