Fred Armisen Learns A Surprising Twist On His Ancestry On PBS Series ‘Finding Your Roots’

Fred Armisen has been a staple on Saturday Night Live for many years, with a knack for playing quirky and amusing characters. On a recent episode of Finding Your Roots, hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., Armisen discovered a number of surprising facts that shattered what he thought he knew about his ancestry, including that […]

Bethesda Announces New Skyrim Play Mode DLC – What Is Survival Mode In Skyrim?

Just a little over a year after Survival Mode for Fallout 4 was announced in beta, Bethesda has thrown gamers in another one of its hottest properties into deep water as well. Players of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim are getting their very own Survival Mode as the Creation Club launches in Skyrim. According to […]

What Does The Law Say About Flag Protests?

Donald Trump’s recent tirade against protesting NFL players came to a head today on Sunday, September 24, 2017, with several players from different teams opting to kneel during the national anthem in protest. In one case, the Pittsburgh Steelers eschewed going out onto the field for the anthem entirely, citing a need for unity and […]

Yarr! September 19 Brings With It ‘International Talk Like A Pirate Day’

Avast ye scallywags and take heed. September 19th be the day when ye can wear yer eyepatch and pegleg proudly, brandishing a cutlass openly, and givin’ everyone your best piratey glare. For 15 years, ever since the dread pirates Cap’n Slappy and Ol’ Chumbucket first contacted syndicated columnist Dave Barry, people around the world have […]

FDA Gives Okay For PTSD Sufferers To Start Ecstasy Trials

There is great news for the nearly 5.2 million people in the United States that suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The F00d and Drug Administration (FDA) has given their approval for 3-4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), better known as the street drug ecstasy, to be used in Phase 3 trials for the treatment of PTSD. The […]

September 1, 2017 Marks Harry Potter’s Epic Finale

According to the Harry Potter series, September 1, 2017 is the date of the final scene in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Not the scene where Harry triumphs over Voldemort, but rather the epilogue, simply titled, “Nineteen Years Later.” “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first of September was […]

‘GoT’ Season 8 Premiere Date And Spoilers – What We Know So Far

The seventh season of Game of Thrones has come to a thrilling conclusion, which has fans anxiously looking forward to the next – and final – season. Here’s what we know about what Season 8 of GoT is bringing us. Game of Thrones Season 8 to be Even Shorter Than Season 7 One of the […]

North Korea Promises That United States Cannot ‘Dodge The Merciless Strike’

Tensions on the Korean peninsula are escalating again. On Sunday, August 20, 2017, Kim Jong Un and North Korea reminded the United States that they still have the capability to target the United States, threatening that Guam, Hawaii, and the continental United States cannot “dodge the merciless strike.” This latest round of threats was published […]

What’s Leaving Netflix In August 2017

It’s that time of the month again when some of your favorite titles are getting ready to make their departure from Netflix. That means that you have just a few days to catch up on your binge watching of old shows and to get ready for the new ones. Continuing with the falling out between […]

Netflix Original Series And Movies Coming To Netflix In August 2017

Now that Netflix has started making their own original movies and series, there are a lot of fun shows that regularly appear. Ever since inking the deal with Marvel to bring lesser known heroes to the small screen, viewers have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the next chapter of the members of The Defenders. […]

Woman Arrested In Saudi Arabia For Wearing Miniskirt And Croptop In Public

Saudi Arabian police responded to a public outcry in response to a video of a young woman who is seen walking around in public in a patterned miniskirt and black crop top. She was arrested on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by police in the capital of Saudi Arabia. The offense that sparked her arrest was […]

Kermit The Frog’s Longtime Puppeteer Steve Whitmire Didn’t Retire Willingly – Disney Fired Him Nine Months Ago

News broke earlier this week that Steve Whitmire, the voice and puppeteer for the Muppet’s Kermit the Frog, would be stepping down from his position. The news struck many Muppets fans as curious with many wondering why Whitmire was stepping down. This is because Whitmire has been the man behind the iconic frog since 1990 […]

Patrick Stewart Celebrates 77th Birthday, Reflects On His Mortality And Living Life To Its Fullest

Screen and stage legend Sir Patrick Stewart celebrates his 77th birthday today, July 13, 2017. However, with his advancing age, he admitted to the Mirror that he has begun to feel the weight of his age pressing down upon him. “There is not a day goes by where I don’t think of my mortality. I […]

White Police Officer Who Shot Daughter’s Unarmed Black Boyfriend Gets Third Mistrial

On August 5, 2014, Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler drove to his adopted daughter’s boyfriend Jeremey Lake’s house and shot him twice before driving away. Nearly three years later, the quest for justice for 19-year-old Jeremey Lake is still ongoing. On July 8, 2017, for nearly the third time in a year, a jury deadlocked […]

Mom Leaves 5-Year-Old Son In 107 Degree Car – Complains To Arresting Officer That Police Car Is ‘Too Hot’

A woman in South Daytona, Florida is in hot water after leaving her 5-year-old son in the car while she went shopping at a local Dollar General. After she was arrested, she told police that the squad car transporting her to booking was too hot and asked them to turn up the air conditioning. The […]

HBO ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7 Episode Synopsis Released For First Three Episodes [Spoilers]

Game of Thrones seventh season is due to premiere next week on Sunday, July 16, 2017. The television adaptation has just outpaced its source material, so the upcoming seasons are a mystery to everyone. That means that everyone is now frantically looking for any sort of hint as to what the upcoming episodes will be […]

Internet Reacts As Doomfist Hits ‘Overwatch’ PTR Without Terry Crews Voice – So Who Is The Voice Of Doomfist?

Terry Crews has made no secret of the fact that he has wanted to provide the voice for Overwatch’s mysterious villain, Doomfist. Since the character was teased in the debut trailer for Overwatch, fans have wondered about Doomfist and when he would make his way to the game. After Sombra was revealed in November of […]

Watch LiveStream Here As Elon Musk And SpaceX Aim For 10th Launch Of The Year

Elon Musk and SpaceX are making terrific strides toward becoming the premier commercial space exploration company in the world. Last week, SpaceX hit a triple milestone, surpassing the number of launches the company achieved in 2016, reusing a primary booster rocket for the second time, and successfully launching two payloads in 49 hours. This week, […]

Top Gun 2 – ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ – Lands Summer Release Date

Top Gun 2, now officially titled Top Gun: Maverick, has gotten an official release date from Paramount Pictures. The director, Joseph Kosinksi – who previously worked with Tom Cruise on the sci-fi drama Oblivion – and Paramount confirmed that the new sequel will be released on July 12, 2019. The release date as of yet […]

Voting Begins For Crayola New Blue Crayon Name — ‘Star Spangled Blue’ Tops List

Crayola’s new blue crayon almost has an official new name. Crayola revealed the top five contestants from a pool of fan-chosen names on Friday, June 30, 2017. The names are part of a month-long survey of fans that ended on June 2. Fans were free to submit their suggestions to Crayola’s website. Almost 90,000 names […]

Steven Carell’s New Silver Fox Look Has The Internet In A Tizzy

Steve Carell showed up on Saturday, June 24, for the world premiere of his new animated movie, Despicable Me 3, and for once, the internet didn’t care about the minions. Instead, all eyes were on Carell’s new look. Carell has been out of the spotlight for a while now, as he worked on doing the […]

SpaceX Hits A Triple Milestone With Double Launch This Weekend

SpaceX just hit two significant milestones, as it completed two successful launches from two separate launch facilities this weekend. The two launches brings the company’s year-to-date total up to nine successful launches, surpassing the milestone it set in 2016. The company has another 54 launches in queue, but it is highly unlikely it will be […]

Donald Trump Snubs Muslims Again By Breaking White House Tradition Of Hosting Ramadan Dinner

Breaking a tradition that stretches back to President Bill Clinton and continued through George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Donald Trump declined to host a dinner at the White House in honor of Ramadan. Instead, Trump and first lady Melania Trump issued a statement on June 24, 2017 sending warm wishes to those celebrating Eid […]

Facebook Gets In On The Harry Potter Magic – You Can Too!

Facebook has joined in with publishing giant Bloomsbury, Scholastic, and Pottermore to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. For a limited time, when you type in the names of the four houses they will change color to match their house colors. So, Slytherin turns green, Hufflepuff turns […]

Happy Birthday Harry Potter! June 26 Marks 20th Anniversary Of ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’

It will probably come as a severe age check to most of you, but Harry Potter’s first adventure, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was first published 20 years ago, on June 26, 1997. Of course, the United States wouldn’t see the official publication of the book until the following year on September 1, 1998. […]

Santa Clarita Road-Rage Incident Sends Police On Search For Motorcyclist

A road rage incident that was captured on video and since gone viral has led the California Highway Patrol in search of the motorcyclist who was involved in the incident. In the video, the operator of the motorcycle can be seen kicking the door of a tan Nissan sedan. The sedan violently swerves left in […]

Prosecutors Want To Reinstate Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Conviction

Prosecutors in Bristol County, Massachusetts are now asking the court to officially reinstate the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez was convicted of the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, who was dating Hernandez’s fiancee’s sister. Hernandez had been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole but was currently appealing the decision. […]

In A Bit Of Irony, California Institutes Travel Ban To Eight States

In a move that some are calling ironic, California has added four more states to its travel ban, doubling the number of states that employes are banned from traveling to. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced on Thursday, June 22, 2017, that added to the list are Alabama, Kentucky, South Dakota, and Texas. Already on […]

Lucasfilms Confirms Ron Howard To Take Over As Director For Han Solo Prequel: What Went Wrong?

Principal filming on the as yet untitled Han Solo movie is due to resume on July 10, 2017, with renowned director Ron Howard taking over in the lead chair. Lucasfilm made the official announcement today, just a day after the studio announced the departure of the previous directors, Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Kathleen Kennedy, […]

16-Year-Old Nabra Hassanen Kidnapped And Slain In Virginia, Police Refuse To Label Killing As Hate Crime

A 16-year-old Muslim girl, identified as Nabra Hassanen, was abducted and killed in a senseless attack. The crime took place in Sterling, Virginia, shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 18. She and a group of friends were heading to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society Center (ADAMS) after enjoying a short break from Ramadan […]

Bill O’Reilly Has Promised Again That The Story Behind His Firing Will Make Headlines

Bill O’Reilly spoke to a crowd of fans in Westbury, New York, on Saturday, June 17, vowing once again to reveal the truth behind his firing from Fox News. According to O’Reilly, the forces at work that caused his ousting from Fox News are also the ones seeking to undermine President Donald Trump. “In the […]

NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Links Modern Police Officers To Fugitive Slave Patrols

Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, took to social media this week to express his frustration over the Philando Castile verdict. In a post to his Twitter account, he showed a photograph that displayed two badges, side by side. The badge on the right is a modern day police officer’s badge with […]

U.S. Navy Releases Names Of Sailors Killed During U.S.S. Fitzgerald Collision At Sea

The United States Navy has officially released the names of the seven sailors that were killed during the collision of the U.S.S. Fitzgerald with the container ship ACX Crystal. The seven sailors range in age from 19 to 37, and include men from across the United States. One of the names was inadvertently released earlier […]

Portugal Forest Fire Death Toll Soars To Over 60

A deadly forest fire which started on Saturday, June 17, 2017, has blazed a trail of destruction through central Portugal, killing over 60 people, more than half of which burned to death while trapped in their cars. The fire, which was still burning at the time of this article, spread rapidly on four fronts, creating […]

What’s Leaving Netflix In July 2017

Every month, viewers across the country who love streaming movies and shows ask themselves what’s leaving Netflix this month. They are forced to say goodbye to some of their favorite binge television shows as Netflix removes them from their catalog. July is no different, and this month, there are several shows that are fading from […]

Ted Nugent Backpedals On Hateful Violent Rhetoric After Republican Congressmen Are Shot

Ted Nugent is known for his hate-filled speeches against Democratic politicians. In 2015, Nugent spoke at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting where he endorsed shooting then Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev). Nugent spoke about how Reid was a “lying prick” and then spoke about a hypothetical situation where an audience member might […]

Michelle Carter, Teenager Who Urged Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

In a case that many legal analysts expected to return an acquittal, Michelle Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for urging her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, to kill himself. The verdict was returned by Judge Lawrence Moniz, who, in returning the verdict, noted that Michelle Carter’s actions were not only illegal but also immoral. […]

Want To Get The Gay Pride Rainbow Flag Emoji Response On Facebook? Here’s How

Sharp-eyed Facebook users have noticed a new reaction emoji on Facebook, a rainbow flag which is titled, “Pride.” Facebook occasionally releases a new reaction emoji to celebrate a specific holiday. On Mother’s Day, people could select a flower instead of the usual “Like” thumbs-up or other 5 reactions. For June, Facebook’s new rainbow flag reaction […]

Dennis Rodman Heads To North Korea, Can ‘Dennis The Menace’ Talk Sense Into Kim Jong-Un?

It isn’t clear why Dennis Rodman is headed to the secretive country of North Korea, but he’s one of the few Americans able to have a face-to-face with North Korea’s Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-Un. Dennis Rodman was spotted at Beijing International Airport today, where he was headed to Pyongyang, North Korea, but he declined to […]

The Orlando Pulse Massacre – One Year Later, Wounds Are Still Healing

One year ago on June 12, 2016, a lone 29-year old gunman opened fire inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and wounding 58 others in the club. After a three hour standoff, the gunman was killed by the Orlando Police Department. The attack was the most deadly terrorist attack in […]

Katy Perry Livestream Just Keeps Getting Stranger – Singer Rates Three Of Her Ex-Lovers Best To Worst

Katy Perry has been hosting a live stream on her YouTube channel to celebrate the release of her latest “purposeful pop” album Witness. The live stream is intended to allow her fans to get a closer look at who she really is, letting them – and everyone else with an internet connection – into her […]

Surprise! ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ Trailer Debuts — Plus Three Other Can’t Miss Game Trailers Before E3

Kingdom Hearts III has been conspicuously missing from Square Enix’s press announcements lately, with fans searching high and low for news relating to the latest game in the Disney/Final Fantasy mashup. During a Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour concert in Los Angeles, a trailer debuted unexpectedly, showcasing some new gameplay, some adorable goodies, and a […]

Sam Panopoulos, Canadian Inventor Of Hawaiian Pizza, Dies Peacefully at 83

Sam Panopoulos, the 83-year-old inventor of one of the most divisive foods known to man, died peacefully at the University Hospital in London, Ontario on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Panopoulos came up with the idea of adding pineapple to pizza in 1962, and the world has never been the same since. The notion of adding […]

Amanda Bynes Regains Financial Independence From The Courts

During an extended time away from the spotlight, Amanda Bynes has been slowly making progress with her personal mental health struggles and involvement with the law. Amanda has been working on herself, dealing with improving her relationship with her parents and continuing her studies at fashion and design at the Fashion Institute of Design & […]

Taylor Swift Fans Rejoice At Her Return To Streaming Services – But Is It A Lot Of Shade Thrown At Katy Perry?

Taylor Swift fans have good news today. The music star has relented in her decision to withhold her music from streaming services such as Spotify, Amazon Music, and Pandora. As of 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, her entire back catalogue will be available for users to stream. That’s all five albums, including 1989, […]

What’s Better Than Tacos On A Tuesday? Free Tacos On A Tuesday

Taco Bell is at it again. In their quest to put delicious tacos into the mouths and stomachs of every person in the United States, the restaurant chain once again partnered with the NBA. As part of the “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion, if the away team wins a game during the NBA […]

‘Futurama’ Departure From Netflix Leaves Fans Bereft

While it’s too early to know everything that’s leaving Netflix in July of 2017, there’s one title that Netflix wants to make sure you know will be dropping from their streaming service. As of July 1, 2017, the first five seasons of Futurama will disappear from Netflix, leaving fans with only the last two seasons […]

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos On LGBTQ+ Civil Rights In Schools: It’s Not My Job To Enforce Them

Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. She was there to talk about the proposed budget from President Trump which plans to cut billions of dollars in public education funding while increasing funds to support programs for school choice. While there, […]

Jason Momoa Doing A Haka Is Your Excuse To Take A Few Minutes For Yourself Today

Jason Momoa took a break on May 28, 2017 from filming Aquaman to show up at a friend’s MMA gym in support of Mark Hunt. Momoa appeared at the Heartbreak Conditioning gym in Australia where Mark was visiting. Mark is a mixed martial artist from New Zealand who competes under the name of “The Super […]

National Donut Day 2017 – Where To Get Your Free Donut Fix This Friday

On the first Friday of every June, everyone in the United States can come together, joined in harmony on National Donut Day, bonding over their love of donuts. After all, when it comes to donuts, everyone has their own favorite variety. Whether it’s the humble and plain glazed, the upscale cruller, the new flashy croissant […]