Tayla Holman is a Boston-based writer and recent graduate of Hofstra University, where she double majored in print journalism and English. She is a co-founder and former managing editor of Long Island Report, a student-run multimedia news organization within Hofstra’s School of Communication. Beginning her writing career in 2006, she has written for both print and online media, covering a wide range of topics from technology to politics to health. You can find her on Twitter, Facebook, or over on her blog, A Linguaphile’s Life.
Sorry to disappoint, Full House fans, but a sequel series featuring the Tanner girls as adults is apparently a hoax. Several media outlets, including The Inquisitr, picked up a report by Disney Treasures that stated the beloved ’90s sitcom would be getting a sequel written by the show’s original creator, Jeff Franklin. However, the piece… Read more »
A federal prosecutor said Thursday that he will conduct a formal review of facts and evidence in the death of Kendrick Johnson, the Georgia teenager whose body was found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his high school gym earlier this year. US Attorney Michael Moore said he will ask the FBI to conduct a… Read more »
The Boston Celtics and Avery Bradley were unable to reach a contract extension deal by the October 31 deadline. Boston Globe Celtics reporter Gary Washburn tweeted early Friday that the team and Bradley were unable to agree to the framework of a four-year deal, and that the 22-year-old will become a restricted free agent next… Read more »
X-Men: Days of Future Past will be darker than the other films in the franchise, director Bryan Singer said Monday. Singer held a Q&A on Twitter, and one fan asked what the overall tone and style of Days of Future Past would be. “Although there is a great deal of humor, the overall tone is… Read more »
Spartanburg, SC — A soup kitchen in Spartanburg, South Carolina, denied a group of atheists from volunteering at the facility. Upstate Atheist president Eve Brannon told the Spartanburg Herald Journal that the Spartanburg Soup Kitchen refused to let her group volunteer. “I told [the Spartanburg Soup Kitchen] we wouldn’t wear our T-shirts. We wouldn’t tell… Read more »
An Alabama man pleaded guilty to trying to hire a member of the KKK to hang his black neighbor. According to Raw Story, Allen Wayne Denson Morgan told an undercover FBI agent — whom he believed was a Klansman — that he wanted to see the neighbor “hung from a tree and gutted” and have… Read more »
Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan has dismissed speculation that the series finale was just a dream. Some fans theorized that the finale took place in Walter White’s (Bryan Cranston) mind, a la Newhart. Gilligan, however, told The Hollywood Reporter that the finale was real. “Because Walt would therefore have to be dreaming about things he… Read more »