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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.


Tricia Helfer Back Where She Belongs, On SyFy

Tricia Helfer on SyFy

Tricia Helfer has made a career out of looking like a dangerously beautiful woman. The beautiful part, she was born with. She has the SyFy network to thank for making Helfer someone people consider dangerous. Tricia, a supermodel who transitioned to television acting is best known for the role as an android assassin on Battlestar… Read more »

Christina Hendricks Joins Cast Of Showtime’s ‘Roadies’

Christina Hendricks has a new show

Christina Hendricks is the newest addition for the pilot for a brand new Showtime series called Roadies. With the addition of the Mad Men veteran actress, it appears Roadies is going to have some heavy hitters lending it their support. Christina Hendricks joins director Cameron Crowe as two of the most well known names attached… Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ California? Rumors Flying About Spinoff Series

The Walking Dead

Just because the original Walking Dead is on a mid-season hiatus doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of news about everyone’s favorite zombie apocalypse series. It was announced quite a while ago that The Walking Dead was going to be getting a spinoff series, but news about that spinoff has started to come fast and furious… Read more »

‘Doctor Who’ Among Big Rides Rumored For New Theme Park

Doctor Who

Rides based on popular BBC series such as Doctor Who and Top Gear are being rumored to be coming to the Paramount London theme park in the very near future. A new report by BBC News states that Doctor Who is just one of a number of different shows that Paramount London is looking to… Read more »

Amazon Prime Now Aims To Deliver To New Yorkers In One Hour

Amazon Prime getting even faster

Amazon Prime has long been a service well worth the money to most subscribers. Now the retail giant is looking to make its delivery service that much better with the announcement of Amazon Prime Now. With Amazon Prime Now, customers in New York City will be able to get their online orders delivered to them… Read more »

Nina Simone Netflix Documentary Premieres In 2015

Nina Simone

Nina Simone’s documentary, What Happened Miss Simone, is going to be hitting Netflix at some point in 2015. The film, directed by Liz Garbus and produced by RadicalMedia, will show the life and times of Nina Simone as she rose through the ranks and eventually became one of the most influential singers of her generation…. Read more »

‘American Horror Story’ Cast Tired Of Stars’ Drama

American Horror Story cast

American Horror Story might focus around the macabre, but each season has also featured some sort of a romance between a number of the characters. Whether intentional at the outset or simply the way things have unfolded, each American Horror Story season tends to have actor Evan Peters as one of the principal love interests…. Read more »

Julianne Hough Talks Love Of Her Life In New Instagram Snap

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich

Julianne Hough appears to be completely over her former lover, Ryan Seacrest. The singer, actor, and dancer took to Instagram this week to announce that her new love, Brooks Laich, is the new love of Julianne Hough’s life. The Dancing with the Stars judge recently went on a hike with Laich and her two dogs…. Read more »

Elizabeth Lauten Illustrates Ugly Side Of Today’s Politics

Elizabeth Lauten illustrates ugly politics

Elizabeth Lauten has had quite a successful career in politics up to this point. It seems likely that Ms. Lauten’s latest antics are going to put a damper in any aspirations Elizabeth had for advancement. By now, most people have heard about Elizabeth Lauten’s comments about President Obama’s daughters. In those comments, she said the… Read more »

iPad Air Plus Rumors Gain Steam With More Leaks

iPad Air Plus specs rumored to be coming

While it wont’ be here in time for Christmas, the iPad Air Plus is coming relatively soon. The specs for the giant iPad Air have been leaking online for a number of days now and with each leak the rumors seem to be that much more believable. As the Daily Mail is calling it, the… Read more »

Bo Pelini Fallout: Players Livid About Coach’s Firing

Bo Pelini fallout

On Sunday morning, Bo Pelini was informed he was no longer the head coach for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Shortly thereafter, the players and coaches at the University found out through an email. Not long after that, all heck broke loose, and when the firing was made officially, Bo Pelini supporters on the team and on… Read more »

Eliza Coupe Announces Engagement To Darin Olien Via Instagram

Eliza Coupe announces engagement

Eliza Coupe has something extra special to be thankful for this holiday season. Coupe took to Instagram on Thursday morning to announce that she was officially engaged to Darin Olien. In the announcement, Eliza posted a picture of herself smiling widely while holding Olien. The hand holding her soon-to-be husband show’s Eliza’s is adorned with… Read more »

Meghan Trainor Is Quite The Fan Of Kim Karsdashian’s Butt

Meghan Trainor likes Kim Kardashian's Booty

Meghan Trainor certainly isn’t one to worry about causing a stir, whether it’s with her comments or lyrics in her songs. While the blonde singer who is no stranger to curves herself was out walking the red carpet at a host of events, she talked about another celebrities most famous curves. Meghan said she heard… Read more »

Natalie Portman: ‘Mike Nichols Saved Me’

Mike Nichols, Natalie Portman

Since Mike Nichols passed away, a number of celebrities, including Natalie Portman, have come forward to talk about the influence he had on their lives. Mike Nichols has been remembered as one of the best directors of his generation, and in the case of Natalie Portman, someone who saved her career. The actress gave a… Read more »

Dark Horse Comics Bringing Black Friday Megadeal Bundles

Dark Horse comics getting Black Friday megadeals

Dark Horse comics announced it will be jumping into the Black Friday frenzy this year. Digital comics fans of series such as Star Wars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Hellboy are in for a real treat if they want to spend a little cash. Dark Horse has announced it will be releasing a number of… Read more »

‘Big Hero 6’ Stays Strong Among Box Office Also-Rans

Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 is no longer the king of the box office, but that doesn’t mean it can’t occupy a very strong second place on this weekend’s box office. In all fairness to every movie that isn’t starring Jennifer Lawrence, it was going to be near impossible to knock the newest Hunger Games off its… Read more »

Michael Brown Verdict: Missouri Town Sitting On Top Of Powder Keg

Michael Brown verdict could see Ferguson explode

Every day the Ferguson grand jury delays the Michael Brown verdict, you can see the people of that Missouri community get just a little bit more tense. The people tasked with determining whether police officer Darren Wilson committed a crime when he shot and killed Michael Brown have more on their hands than whether the… Read more »

‘Far Cry 4,’ Other Ubisoft Games Having Connectivity Issues

Far Cry 4 connectivity issues

Far Cry 4 and other Ubisoft games are having some rather striking connectivity issues on Far Cry 4‘s launch day. While this was supposed to be a big day for Ubisoft, it is turning out to be a bit of a nightmare as it appears the company’s servers cannot handle the load. It’s possible the… Read more »

Natalie Dormer Talks All Things ‘Game of Thrones’ In Latest Interviews

Natalie Dormer talks Hunger Games, Game of Thrones

Natalie Dormer wasn’t a complete unknown in Hollywood before she joined The Game of Thrones. Despite being quite the accomplished actress, it seems likely the ultra-popular HBO series has boosted Dormer’s career somewhat and Natalie seems to understand this. While doing press junkets for her turn in the upcoming Hunger Games, Natalie has talked plenty… Read more »

Crop Of Tablets For Kids Led By Nabi Dream Tab This Year

Tablets for kids leading gift ideas

Tablets for kids are going to be among the top Holiday gifts this year, for better or for worse. Some parents are going to be looking for these devices because they are tired of worrying about their iPads or Kindles getting broken. Other parents simply love the idea of giving their kid something that is… Read more »

Charles Krauthammer Begins Banging Drum Louder For Obama Impeachment

Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer believes that President Obama might finally be getting ready to do something that would legitimately merit impeachment. After six years of Republican talking heads deciding there are a number of smaller offenses that could lead to impeachment, what does Charles Krauthammer think will finally be the big move? The Republican writer and frequent… Read more »

Les Miles Looking For Answers After Shutout Loss To Arkansas

Les Miles

Les Miles was left looking for answers after his LSU Tigers dropped a 17-0 game against the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday. Les Miles’ team had been climbing the rankings for most of the season, before they lost a close game against the Alabama Crimson Tide last week, and a second straight week now has the… Read more »

Loretta Lynch’s View On Big Banks Could Be Key To Nomination

Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch might have an uphill battle when it comes to her confirmation hearings in front of a newly Republican-controlled Senate. One way in which the Attorney General nominee could ford those dangerous waters would be to make it clear that she plans to aggressively pursue big banks which have attempted to take advantage of… Read more »

Emma Stone Garners Rave Reviews For Broadway Debut

Emma Stone hits broadway hart

Emma Stone is well known as a Hollywood starlet. If the reviews of her broadway debut continue to be as glowing once she’s performed a while, Emma might think about switching over to the stage. Stone debuted on Tuesday in the play Cabaret, taking on the role of Sally Bowles. Emma took over the role… Read more »

Erica Mena Spoiled Rotten By Boyfriend Bow Wow

Erica Mena celebrates birthday in style

Burgeoning model Erica Mena had a birthday to remember thanks to her fiancee. Rapper Bow Wow made sure that Erica was showered with gifts and treated to a special night out on the town, in order to celebrate her most recent special day. Mena took to Instagram in order to show off her reaction to… Read more »

Olivia Munn Opens Up About Balancing Work And Romance

olivia-munn_5

To outsiders, Olivia Munn seems to have it all. The actress has long been a name that is popular with television viewers, and she recently made the jump to the big screen. Olivia also has a longstanding romantic relationship with one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL. To some, Olivia’s relationship… Read more »

‘Toy Story 4’: Will Woody And Buzz Be Back?

Toy Story 4 coming in June of 2017

Toy Story 4 is coming to theaters on June 16, 2017, marking this the first return to the storyline since 2010. The big question surroundingToy Story 4, beyond why Disney felt there needed to be yet another chapter in this story, is whether or not Woody and Buzz are going to be coming back. The… Read more »

Pippa Middleton Is Writing A Book And Has Another New Gig

Pippa Middleton has a new gig

Pippa Middleton might be best known for being the sister of Kate Middleton, but Pippa is about to forge quite the career for herself if recent rumors are true. After reported months of “secret talks.” it appears Pippa is going to be a special correspondent for the Today show. According to Fox News, the show… Read more »

Notre Dame Football Survives Close Shave Against Navy

Notre Dame Football wins against Navy

Notre Dame football might be on the outside looking in at the playoff scenario at the moment, but the Fighting Irish are attempting to make their case as the season goes on. Notre Dame football is going to have to win games against teams like the Navy Midshipmen in a more commanding fashion if they… Read more »

iPad Mini 3 Vs. The iPhone 6 Plus: Do You Need Both?

iPad Mini vs iPhone 6 Plus

The iPad Mini 3 has been officially unveiled, and the first question that is popping up in most technophile’s brains is whether or not they need another iPad Mini. The question becomes even more relevant once you put the size of the iPad Mini 3 up against the new iPhone 6 Plus. The question for… Read more »

Emmy Rossum Galactically Good In New Trailer For ‘Comet’

Emmy Rossum in new trailer

Emmy Rossum and Justin Long are romancing each other in a parallel world in a brand new trailer for their upcoming film, Comet. Rossum and Long play a number of different roles in several different parallel worlds. Emmy and Justin talk about their romance as if it is a dream, while the trailer shows them… Read more »

Anna Cardwell Opens Up About Molestation By Mama June’s Beau

Anna Cardwell from Here comes Honey Boo Boo

Anna Cardwell was rumored to have been the 9-year-old little girl that Mama June’s new boyfriend molested. The Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star has now confirmed those rumors, and opened up about her ordeal. Cardwell started talking about the issue after the reality television family found itself out of a job, after it became… Read more »

Lauren Hill’s Cancer Won’t Stop Her From Playing Basketball

Lauren Hill's cancer won't stop her

Being diagnosed with cancer might have people giving up on life and wondering why it had to happen to them. But cancer patient Lauren Hill is attempting to fight for as long as she can. That fight includes continuing to play basketball and turn her story from one of great sorrow into something others can… Read more »

‘American Horror Story’ Can’t Stop Making Real Clowns Mad

American Horror Story keeps making clowns mad

American Horror Story critics have apparently never heard the phrase “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” There have already been a couple of professional clown associations that have voiced their opinion of this season’s American Horror Story. The number of associations that voice their opinion seems to grow on a daily basis. The latest… Read more »

Chrissy Teigen Draws Anger, Death Threats For Tweet About Canada Shooting

Chrissy Teigen draws ire

Chrissy Teigen is one person that is no stranger to being in a spotlight. Despite being comfortable with all eyes on her, Chrissy would likely rather not be the main subject of discussion this morning. Teigen reacted to the shooting at the Canadian Parliament building yesterday with outrage and disgust. Chrissy threw in a political… Read more »