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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.


Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter, Gets Thousands Of Followers Within Minutes

Monica Lewinsky is on Twitter

Monica Lewinsky joined Twitter on Monday morning, and within minutes of her account going live, Lewinsky had thousands of followers. Monica didn’t join the site with a bunch of fanfair, but with a rather understated approach. So what was the famous former White House intern’s first words on the social media site? Monica led off… Read more »

Gillian Anderson Teases Possible New ‘X-Files’ Film

Gillian Anderson hints at new X-Files movie

Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny have both had very healthy acting careers. Despite that, both Duchovny and Anderson are best known for their roles as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. According to Gillian it appears those two beloved characters might be returning to the silver screen in the very near future. The actress recently gave… Read more »

Juliette Lewis Wants Misty Upham’s Death Investigated As Murder

Juliette Lewis calling for investigation

Juliette Lewis is mourning the suspicious death of her friend and movie co-star Misty Upham. Juliette is actually doing a bit more than simply mourning the loss of her friend — Lewis is actively calling for an investigation, claiming there was no way Upham could have committed suicide. Days after the body of the actress… Read more »

Amy Robach Talks Cancer Recovery One Year After Diagnosis

Amy Robach talks cancer recovery

On October 30, 2013, Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer. Nearly one year later, Robach says she is “nearly 100 percent” cancer free, and is working on shedding light on what she went through in order to help other women. Amy says one of the ways she’s doing this is… Read more »

Anne Hathaway Wants To Make Up With Fans … By Posing Topless?

Anne Hathaway wants to make up with fans

Anne Hathaway has had a rough road to hoe over the last few months, especially with her fans. The actress recently gave an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, where Hathaway made it clear she wants to fix the relationship. Anne is taking a different approach than some of her counterparts, who often just shrug and decide… Read more »

‘Twin Peaks’ Returning To Television in 2016

Twin Peaks Coming back to television

Twin Peaks is making it’s triumphant return to television on Showtime in 2016. That announcement is good news standing on its own, but David Lynch threw fans of the series even more good news by announcing the new season will be a continuation of the first two and not a remake. Making sure the third… Read more »

Jaden Smith Expresses Great Respect For Dad, Sister

Jaden Smith opens up about family

Jaden Smith seems to have a rather strong affection for his family. The 16-year-old son of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith spoke in a recent interview about how he sees his father as someone who is “pretty much a philosopher.” Jaden also talked about his sister, Willow Smith, who at 13 is already a recording… Read more »

Travis Kelce Does Ric Flair Strut As Touchdown Celebration

Ric Flair strut now a touchdown celebration

Ric Flair probably knows that imitation is sincerest form of flattery. Ric Flair also knows that his little strut has kept wrestling fans happy for decades. Travis Kelce paid the ultimate tribute to the former pro-wrestler on Sunday afternoon after he scored a first quarter touchdown for the Kansas City Chiefs. Kelce, the starting tight… Read more »

Rosamund Pike Looks Poised For The Big Time

Rosamund Pike going big time

Rosamund Pike isn’t new to the whole acting thing. What Pike is relatively new to is the spotlight being shined on her portrayal of Amy Dunne, the wife who suddenly goes missing in the blockbuster hit Gone Girl. The blonde bombshell has been toiling in different levels of stardom for years now, and it appears… Read more »

iPad Air 2 Will Reportedly Be Announced October 16

iPad Air 2 coming on October 16

The long wait for the iPad Air 2 is just about over, according to recent reports. Apple is said it is getting ready to announced the iPad Air 2 at an event on October 16. Even better news for fans of the Cupertino company’s gadgets is that the iPad Air 2 isn’t the only tablet… Read more »

Sarah Silverman Returns To ‘SNL’ 20 Years After Being Fired

Sarah Silverman SNL

Sarah Silverman made her triumphant return to Saturday Night Live last night. This time, Silverman played host, after her first gig as a member of the ensemble cast. True to form, Sarah was best when she was allowed to simply riff on her own. As The Hollywood Reporter points out, the most laugh out loud… Read more »

iOS 8 Problems Include Battery Drain, WiFi Issues

iOS 8 problems include battery drain

While much excitement has surrounded Apple’s new operating system, there are plenty of iOS 8 problems already popping up. The OS that was specifically designed to go along with the iPhone 6 has quite a few benefits, such as improved camera use. Unfortunately, some people are claiming their batteries are draining too quickly while also… Read more »

Ginnifer Goodwin Talks Baby Oliver, Husband Josh

Ginnifer Goodwin talks baby Oliver

Ginnifer Goodwin is the proud mama of baby Oliver, wife to husband Josh Dallas, and a star of one of the most popular shows on television. Life is good for Goodwin, who seems to be making a name for herself as one-half of quite the power couple in Hollywood. Ginnifer returned to the red carpet… Read more »

Steve Jobs Just Might Have Been Wrong About Bigger iPhones

Steve Jobs was wrong about iphone 6

Steve Jobs might not have wanted the larger screen sizes of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but it seems Apple fans don’t agree with the tech visionary. Phablets have been a growing trend in the American tech market for years now, and Jobs had kept Apple out of the larger screen race. As… Read more »

Jamie Foxx’s New Collaboration With 2 Chainz Facing Lawsuit

Jamie Foxx's new single facing lawsuit

Jamie Foxx has been working on a new single alongside 2 Chainz, though the song is coming under some legal fire. The “Party Ain’t a Party” lyrics are allegedly very similar to a song from a Florida-based artist, and the artist’s studio has brought a lawsuit against Foxx. In actuality, the suit is being brought… Read more »

Drumbeat To Have Condoleeza Rice Replace Roger Goodell Intensifies

Condoleeze Rice could replace Roger Goodell

Could Condoleeza Rice be the person that finally saves the NFL from itself? The drumbeat to draft the former National Security Advisor is starting to get louder and louder as more NFL officials voice their displeasure with Roger Goodell. At the heart of the issue is the way Goodell handled the Ray Rice situation, and… Read more »

iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 Rumored To Be Coming In October

iPad Air 2 coming on October

Now that Apple has officially unveiled the iPhone 6, the company can turn its attention to the newest iteration of the iPad Air and the iPad Mini. The firm is rumored to be unveiling the iPad Air 2 along with the new Mini 3 sometime in October. It would seem to be poetic justice if… Read more »

Tom Brady Will Face Former Protege For First Time On Sunday

cassel and brady

Tom Brady looked an awful lot like the 37-year-old quarterback he actually is in his team’s first game of the 2014 season. This week, the superstar signal caller will get to face off against the man who once replaced him when the New England Patriots go up against the Minnesota Vikings and Matt Cassel. If… Read more »

iPhone 6 Plus Shipments Delayed By A Month Or More

iPhone 6 Plus sold out

Steve Jobs might have hated the screen size of the iPhone 6 Plus, but it appears Tim Cook and the rest of the U.S. absolutely loves the phablet’s dimensions. While the two newest smartphones from the Cupertino company won’t actually be available in the United States until September 19, both were available for preorder on… Read more »

Joan Jett Replaces CeeLo Green At Louisiana Music Festival

Joan Jett replacing CeeLo Green

Joan Jett is reaping the benefits of CeeLo Greens recent transgressions. The female rocker is actually reaping the benefits of suddenly becoming an artist people appreciate again as she’s been making quite a few headlines in the last few weeks. This time, she’s making headlines as the replacement act at a Louisiana music festival in… Read more »

Brittany Murphy Biopic Appears Almost Universally Unliked

Brittany Muprhy biopic

By all accounts, Brittany Murphy was a warm and caring person who was well liked by everyone she met. The Brittany Murphy Lifetime biopic appears to, in many ways be the exact opposite with anyone who has seen it decrying it as “awful” if they’re trying to be kind. The late Murphy’s father not liking… Read more »

Ron Washington Latest Deckchair Off Texas Rangers Titanic

Ron Washington Quits

Ron Washington has resigned from his post as the manager with the Texas Rangers. While the club’s first black manager claimed he was resigning for undisclosed personal issues, it seems pretty clear he was the victim of one of the worst seasons the now AL West cellar-dwelling franchise has ever seen. Sitting at 53-87 as… Read more »

Victoria’s Secret Perfume Is Royals’ Catcher Secret Weapon

Victoria's Secret Perfume Is Royals' Catcher Secret Weapon

Victoria’s Secret perfume has been the way to many a man’s heart. When Salvador Perez tried out Victoria’s Secret scents he wasn’t attempting to get a date, he was attempting to get some more hits. The Kansas City Royals catcher says he started using Victoria’s Secret perfume after one of his teammates tipped him off… Read more »

Kirk Cameron’s Anti-Evolutionist Career Keeps On Rolling

Kirk Cameron is getting another movie released

Kirk Cameron is one of those rare child stars who has been able to make a career for himself long after he exited childhood. The fact that Kirk has managed to do that by espousing a Christian belief system is impressive for Cameron in its own right. “My wife and I are always looking for… Read more »

Josh Gordon Could Sue NFL, Or Play In CFL

Josh Gordon could sue NFL

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended by the NFL yesterday after having his appeal on a Marijuana possession charge denied. Today, there has been an awful lot of talk about what Josh might do next and where Gordon might play this season. CBS Sports is reporting Gordon might actually head to court and… Read more »

Uma Thurman Opens Up About Quentin Tarantino Romance Rumors

Uma-Thurman-and-Quentin-Tarantino-reportedly-dating-Hes-loved-her-for-years

Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino have been rumored to have been dating for months, and now, Thurman is finally talking about whether or not the Hollywood stars are actually in a romantic relationship. Uma reportedly broke her silence, according to an interview with Vs. Magazine. Uma told the magazine, “I was discussing [the rumors] with… Read more »

Trayvon Martin’s Family Joins Ferguson Protests

Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown

The family of Trayvon Martin is set to join the family of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in order to show support for the Brown family’s cause. With the addition of Trayvon Martin’s parents, it seems obvious that the protests in Ferguson are now about more than one shooting in a small Missouri town. Now… Read more »

Braxton Miller To Miss Ohio State’s 2014 Season With Shoulder Injury

Braxton Miller hurt again

Braxton Miller and Ohio State got disappointing news on Tueday afternoon as reports have surfaced that Miller will miss the entire 2014 season after suffering another injury to the quarterback’s shoulder. This latest hit is just another in what has been an injury plagued career for the Buckeye signal caller and this particular injury could… Read more »

Michael Vick Tells Ray Rice He Must Continue To Make Amends

Michael Vick talks to Ray Rice

Michael Vick knows a thing or two about getting the public back on his side after making unpopular decisions. Vick is now trying to help Ray Rice with a little bit of wisdom. Michael recently came out and talked about the incident involving Ray Rice and his now fiance. Vick was referencing the event where… Read more »

David Ortiz Joins 400 Homer Club

David Ortiz hits 400, 401 homer in Boston

David Ortiz managed to forge himself another chapter in the Boston Redsox history books on Saturday night. The Boston Redsox slugger put himself in rare company when he blasted home run numbers 400 and 401 in a Boston uniform. With those two homers, which allowed David Ortiz to also carry his team to a 10-7… Read more »

Android Phones Win Smartphone Marketshare War Despite iPhone 6 Buzz

Android Phones seeing sales gain

Android Phones are often thought of as the quirky cousins of the Apple iPhone but it appears that Android and its long ling of phones are making some serious in-roads when it comes to popularity. More importantly to the smartphone market, Android is making some real ground when it comes to phone handset sales. According… Read more »

Brittney Griner Is Getting Hitched

Brittney Griner is walking down the aisle

Brittney Griner was once known as the woman who was able to dunk a basketball at Baylor University. Brittney has come a long ways from those days, becoming one of the top WNBA players in the league. Now that Griner has managed that feat, she’s taking on another role. Brittney announced on Friday that she… Read more »

‘Mortal Kombat’ Bringing Back Long Dead Fatality

Mortal Kombat X fatality

Mortal Kombat’s most famous line form the long running video game series is when the game implores you to “Finish Him!” Recent reports indicate that Mortal Kombat X is going to bring back a long dead fatality so you can do just that when the title launches in the coming months. Mortal Kombat X developer… Read more »

Tina Fey Returns To Roots For ‘Mean Girls’ Screening

Tina Fey returns to Philadelphia

Tina Fey is headed back to her home town in order to raise some money for a good cause and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her surprise hit film Mean Girls. Tina wrote that smash hit starring Lindsey Lohan and Rachel McAdams, and Fey has said the story was loosely based on Tina’s own… Read more »