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Oliver VanDervoort


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.

Fidel Castro Makes Rare Public Appearance, Meets Cheesemakers

Fidel Castro makes a rare public appearance

A rare public appearance by Fidel Castro made headlines over the weekend. The former Cuban dictator who turned power over to his brother in the last few years has been one who has been out of the public eye since the handover. These days, Fidel Castro is something more of a legendary figure and that… Read more »

‘Terminator Genisys’ Set To Flop If Reviews To Be Trusted

Terminator Genisys

It’s safe to say that everyone would love Terminator Genisys to be a huge success. The fact of the matter is that Terminator Genisys might have been the last chance for this long-running franchise to get new life. Arnold Schwarzenegger certainly hoped that Terminator Genisys would be something that could spark interest in the series… Read more »

Confederate Flag At South Carolina Statehouse Briefly Taken Down

Confederate Flag

The Confederate flag was taken down from the South Carolina statehouse by a woman who apparently felt the state’s legislature wasn’t working fast enough. Reports began surfacing early Saturday morning that an unnamed black woman and a male compatriot took it upon themselves to remove the Confederate flag from the pole that sits in front… Read more »

Bobby Jindal’s Presidential Announcement Video Is New Source Of Ridicule

Bobby Jindal

While Bobby Jindal’s announcement that he was getting into an already crowded GOP presidential field was met by celebration in some sectors, there are also plenty of people who think Bobby Jindal entered the race in the worst way possible. In particular, Bobby Jindal’s announcement video seemed to show that the Louisiana Governor’s own family… Read more »

Amy Poehler’s No To ‘Daily Show’ Quickest ‘In History’

no to Daily show

Amy Poehler says her “no” to the Daily Show was the quickest in history. While Comedy Central would have obviously loved to have someone like Amy Poehler taking over for the legendary John Stewart, the actress was able to say no to the Daily Show with confidence that she wouldn’t ever regret it. Mediaite reports… Read more »

Charleston Shooting Suspect Reportedly Identified As Dylann Roof

Dylann Roof

The senseless Charleston shooting at a South Carolina church that left nine dead and at least one more wounded was reportedly committed by a 21-year-old man named Dylann Roof. The FBI has identified Dylann Roof thanks to surveillance photos taken of the man shortly before and after the Charleston shooting. The Charleston shooting at the… Read more »

Gigi Hadid’s Cat Gains Thousands Of Instagram Followers

Gigi Hadid's Cat

Gigi Hadid is becoming an ever popular celebrity in and around Hollywood. That fact isn’t really much of a surprise, considering that Gigi Hadid is hanging with celebrities like Joe Jonas and Taylor Swift. What might be a bit of a surprise when it comes to the model and aspiring actress is that Gigi Hadid’s… Read more »

Sarah Palin Weighs In On Rachel Dolezal In A Perfectly Sarah Palin Way

Sarah Palin Rachel Dolezal

Never let it be said that Sarah Palin doesn’t have an opinion on something. The former vice-presidential candidate, former mayor of Wasilla, and former part-time governor of Alaska recently waded into the Rachel Dolezal fiasco. Sarah Palin managed to dive into the situation in entirely a Sarah Palin kind of way. That means she took… Read more »

Taylor Schilling Branching Out To Movies In ‘The Overnight’

Taylor Schilling in new movie

Taylor Schilling is known to audiences the world over for her role in Netflix original Orange is the New Black. It appears that Taylor Schilling would like to be known as something a little bit more. If her next role in the movie The Overnight takes off, it’s possible that Taylor Schilling will indeed start… Read more »

U.S. Soccer Continues To Stay Mum On Hope Solo

Hope Solo silence

Hope Solo is facing domestic abuse charges. For some reason, she’s also not facing the press. The silence surrounding U.S. Soccer and Hope Solo has been so infuriating to fans of women’s soccer and the World Cup that high-profile bigshots have started asking questions and getting few answers when it comes to the goaltender. For… Read more »

Ramona Bachmann Can’t Carry Swiss To First Ever World Cup Win

Romana Bachmann

Romona Bachmann might be one of the true up and coming talents in this year’s Women’s World Cup, but she still can’t single handedly win games. The interesting counterpoint is that Romona Bachmann came pretty close to almost winning Switzerland’s first ever World Cup game, as the Swiss lost to Japan by just a 1-0… Read more »

Alexis Bledel, ‘Gilmore Girls’ Cast Party It Up At Reunion

Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel got together with the rest of the cast members for the ultra-popular and long-ago-cancelled Gilmore Girls on Saturday night. Alexis Bledel, Lauren Gilmore, Jared Padalecki, and company partied until the wee hours of the night at the ATX Television festival in Austin, Texas, and it appeared to be an enjoyable time. One particular… Read more »

Sam Smith Almost Ready To Talk Again After Vocal Cord Surgery

Sam Smith is almost ready to talk again

Sam Smith has been anxiously awaiting the time when he can talk again. The recording artist had surgery on his vocal chords three weeks ago and if his Twitter account is any indication he’s more than ready to start using his money maker again. Sam Smith tweeted on Monday that he had “two more sleeps”… Read more »

Does Sofia Coppola’s Departure From ‘Little Mermaid’ Kill The Film?

Sofia Coppola leaves Little Mermaid

Sofia Coppola has dropped out of the live action version of the Little Mermaid, and some around Hollywood are wondering if that might scuttle the project altogether. Sofia Coppola has apparently left the project due to “creative differences” with the production team. While the film hasn’t started shooting yet, her departure leaves a hole in… Read more »

‘Bad Moms’ Loses Judd Apatow And Leslie Mann

How bad is it when Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann both leave a movie

How bad is it for a movie when its producer and one of its stars leave the project on the same day? That is the question the people behind the upcoming film, Bad Moms, will have to be asking themselves after Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann both announced they were done with the film. The… Read more »

Alexandra Daddario Makes The Big Time With ‘San Andreas’

Alexandra Daddario at San Andreas

Alexandra Daddario is one of those actresses who is in a sort of Hollywood limbo. The young brunette is no rookie when it comes to acting — she’s actually played a part in some of the most popular movies and television shows released in the last few years. Still, Alexandra Daddario is hardly a household… Read more »

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 »