Pokemon Go: Olympic Athletes, Fans Urge Nintendo To Release App In Brazil For Summer Games

The augmented reality game Pokemon Go has been an unprecedented success around the globe. The app is available in 30 countries and territories, but Brazil is not one of them, and many Olympic athletes are urging the developers to bring the game to the country in time for the Summer games, which run August 5-21. […]

The Rolling Stones Cuban Concert Film ‘Havana Moon’ Gets September Release

The Rolling Stones will debut their Cuban concert film Havana Moon for one night only in theaters worldwide on September 23. The March 25 show was filmed by award-winning director Paul Dugdale and marked the band’s first-ever concert in Cuba. More than a million people attended the groundbreaking free show, which was held in the […]

Teen Choice Awards 2016 Online: Where To Stream, How To Vote And Watch Live Red Carpet Pre-Show

The 2016 Teen Choice Awards airs on Fox at 8 p.m. EDT on Sunday, July 31, and teenagers will decide who wins the coveted surfboards, as well as how they prefer to watch the show. Fox is giving viewers several options on how to tune in to the big night. Fans of the show won’t […]

Klansman Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., Who Killed Four Black Girls In 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing, Up For Parole

Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., the lone survivor of a group of Klansmen convicted in an Alabama church bombing that killed four black girls in 1963, is up for parole after spending 15 years in prison for murder. Alabama’s parole board will decide whether 78-year-old Blanton deserves to be free, but members of the Birmingham NAACP […]

Taylor Terrell: Georgia News Anchor Dies After Being Swept Over A Waterfall On Eve Of Her Birthday

Taylor Terrell, a news anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today, died while celebrating her 25th birthday in a tragic freak accident Thursday after falling 185 feet off of Rainbow Falls, officials said. As part of her birthday festivities, Terrell and a friend visited Rainbow Falls, a 150-foot-tall waterfall in North Carolina’s Pisgah National […]

Appalled At ‘Divisive’ Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg Will Endorse Hillary Clinton At DNC

Michael Bloomberg plans to endorse Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week, the New York Times reports. An adviser to Mr. Bloomberg said the former mayor of New York will support Clinton “from the perspective of a business leader and an independent.” Bloomberg endorsed President Barack Obama when he was running […]

Comic-Con Cosplay 2016: John Barrowman Geeks Out With Storm, ‘The Walking Dead,’ And Wonder Woman

Anything goes when it comes to Comic-Con cosplay, and this year’s cosplayers were definitely about that life at the annual convention for comics fans. The event kicked off with Preview Night on Wednesday, July 20, with four days of panels, exhibits, and everyone from Steampunk Trekkies to scantily-clad superheroes. Cosplaying is a thrilling part of […]

Paul McCartney’s Letter To Prince Seeking Donation To Form Art School Sold At Auction

A letter written by Sir Paul McCartney to the late Prince recently sold for almost $15,000 at auction. The rock legend sent a letter asking Prince for a donation to form the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). AI notes that the former Beatles star formed the Institute in 1996, so the letter would have […]

Colorado Police Officer’s 3-Year-Old Son Fatally Shoots Himself Inside Family Home

Authorities have identified 3-year-old Gavin Michael Stiles as the son of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, police officer Michael R. Stiles and his wife, Joni, who apparently shot and killed himself on Thursday, The Denver Channel reports. In a news release, the Sheriff’s Office said dispatchers were alerted about the tragedy in the early morning. The boy […]

Disney Debuts First Latina Princess With ‘Elena Of Avalor’ Trailer [Video]

Elena of Avalor, Disney’s first Latina princess, makes her debut in an upcoming animated series premiering July 22 on Disney channels. The story is inspired by “diverse Latin cultures and folklore,” and the role of Princess Elena, the “confident and compassionate” teenager, will be voiced by Aimee Carrero (ABC Family’s Young & Hungry). The trailer […]

Javier Bardem In Talks To Join Universal’s Monster Movie Franchise As Frankenstein

Academy Award-winner Javier Bardem is in talks to play Frankenstein in Universal’s planned monster franchise movies. Assuming he takes the role, Bardem would join a roster that already includes Tom Cruise in The Mummy, Johnny Depp in The Invisible Man, and Russell Crowe in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Deadline.com reports. It is unclear how […]

Bipolar Black Lives Matter Supporter Killed After Breaking Into Home Of Off-Duty Officer

Police say 20-year-old Tyler Gebhard grabbed a concrete planter and broke a window at the home of an off-duty St. Louis county police officer after an argument on Facebook over Black Lives Matter. Gebhard reportedly tried to break into the home of the unidentified officer when the cop’s wife wouldn’t let him in Saturday evening. […]

‪‪’Silence Of The Lambs’ Home Of Psychotic Killer Buffalo Bill Sells For $195,000

The western Pennsylvania home of fictional psychotic killer Buffalo Bill in the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs has been sold. Real estate agent Dianne Wilk tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that the home sold last week for $195,000. Scott and Barbara Lloyd listed the three-story Victorian home for sale last summer for $300,000, and […]

Hillary Clinton Emphasizes Black Lives Matter In Wake Of Latest Police Shootings

Hillary Clinton addressed the Tuesday morning death of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, resident Alton Sterling at the hands of police, in a tweet that supported the Black Lives Matter. Clinton has previously sparred with the movement, but she has also come out in support of #BLM, most notably last July when speaking to a crowd in […]

Tamir Rice’s Mother Calls Alton Sterling’s Police Killing ‘An Execution On Behalf Of The Government’

Samaria Rice, the mother of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the boy shot and killed by Cleveland cops while playing with a toy gun in a park in November 2014, has been left outraged by the killing of Alton Sterling, the 37-year-old black male who was shot dead by Baton Rouge Police outside a convenience store early […]

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 2016: How A Publicity Stunt Sparked A July 4 Tradition

Thousands of spectators are expected to descend upon the Coney Island boardwalk on Monday for Nathan’s 2016 Hot Dog Eating Contest. The annual event has become a Fourth of July staple at the location since 1972. To date, more than 425 million Nathan’s hot dogs have been sold in all 50 states and 40,000 food […]

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special: ‘Guest Companion’ To Join Peter Capaldi In The TARDIS

Season 10 of Doctor Who began filming two weeks ago with Peter Capaldi returning for his third year as the Doctor alongside Pearl Mackie as his new companion, Bill. Mackie was spotted filming the series at Cardiff University, and the BBC released the official photo below to celebrate. Here’s @Pearlie_mack in our FIRST PIC from […]

‪‪Peter Jackson, Steven Spielberg‬ Put ‘Tintin 2’ On Hold As They Work On ‘Secret’ Project

It has been five years since Steven Spielberg teamed with Peter Jackson to bring The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé to the big screen. The film was written by Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright, and Joe Cornish, and starred Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost, and Simon Pegg. The […]

Story Of Jesus‬ In Virtual Reality‬‬ Set For Christmas Release From ‘Paranormal Activity’ VR Company

The birth, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ have been depicted on both the big and small screen, and now the biblical story of the Messiah is coming in virtual reality this Christmas. A 90-minute film titled Jesus VR – The Story of Christ is coming to screens from Autumn Productions and virtual-reality production firm […]

Thandie Newton Recalls Being A Victim Of Sexual Abuse To ‘Prepare Kids’ About The Dark Side Of Hollywood

English actress Thandie Newton has opened about the sexual harassment she endured as a young actress navigating her way through the cutthroat business of acting. In a new interview with W Magazine, Newton recalled how, when she was 18 years old, a director, whom she didn’t name, sexually harassed her during an audition and asked […]

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Book Deal Aims To Inspire ‘Customers And Partners’ To ‘Hit Refresh’

Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella is following in Bill Gates’ footsteps with his own book, called Hit Refresh, which the Wall Street Journal says will focus, in part, on his role in transforming Microsoft into a technology leader. “Transformation” is the overall theme of the book, set to be published by Harper Business in the […]

Red Cross Issues Apology Following Outrage Over Racist ‘Cool White Kids’ Pool Safety Poster

A Red Cross poster designed to teach children swimming pool safety has instead been blasted for its “racial message.” The poster — entitled “Be Cool, Follow the Rules” — was spotted in two pools in Colorado and depicts children playing in a pool with signs pointing to the white children, most of whom were labeled […]

Coldplay Address Brexit Vote And Honor Muhammad Ali During Glastonbury 2016 Set

Barry Gibb joined Coldplay during their Glastonbury grand finale for two Bee Gees covers: “To Love Somebody” and what lead singer Chris Martin called “the greatest song of all time,” “Stayin’ Alive.” BBC reports “Gibb was meant to play Glastonbury’s “legend” slot this year, but pulled out when a family member fell ill.” During their […]

Coast Guard Suspends Search For The Family Who Went Missing During Sailing Trip In Florida

The Coast Guard, on Saturday, called off its search for the family that went missing during a sailing trip in the Gulf of Mexico nearly a week ago. Ace Kimberly and his 17-year-old daughter, Rebecca, who also went by Becky, along with his two sons, 15-year-old Donny and 13-year-old Roger, set off to Fort Myers […]

‘Inferno’ Trailer: Tom Hanks Returns As World Famous Symbologist Robert Langdon In Ron Howard’s Mystery Thriller [Watch]

Sony Pictures has released the new trailer for Inferno, the third mystery film starring Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon, the world’s most famous symbologist. Directed by Academy Award-winner Ron Howard and written by David Koepp, the film is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Dan Brown. According to the synopsis, when […]

Lock Of David Bowie’s 80’s Hair To Be Auctioned In Beverly Hills

A lock of David Bowie’s hair is set to be auctioned on June 25 and is expected to fetch more than $4,000. Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills, California says Bowie’s hair comes from Wendy Farrier, a former employee at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London. She snipped his hair in the 1980s to create a […]

Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway To Heaven’ Copyright Case Could Result In Reallocated Royalties

The surviving members of Led Zeppelin reunited in a Los Angeles courtroom last week, on June 17, for their “Stairway to Heaven” copyright trial. The lawsuit claims the band ripped off a riff from the instrumental “Taurus” by the classic rock group Spirit. Billboard reports that the estate for Spirit’s late guitarist Randy Wolfe, also […]

‘Stargate’ Reboot Will Realize Roland Emmerich’s Original Trilogy Vision

Back in 2014, MGM and Warner Bros. announced that they were partnering with director Roland Emmerich and screenwriter Dean Devlin for a Stargate reboot. Variety reported that Emmerich is set to direct the project which will kick off a previously planned trilogy that reimagines their sci-fi blockbuster film. “We couldn’t be more excited to once […]

‪Gillian Anderson Uncertain About ‘X-Files’ Return: ‘I’m Getting On With My Life’

Despite Fox saying more episodes of The X-Files are in the works, Gillian Anderson says she has not been approached about continuing her role as FBI agent Dana Scully in the paranormal drama. Last month, CEO Dana Walden said that “conversations” have been taking place with Gillian and David Duchovny to return for another season. […]

Attrell ‘Prince Be’ Cordes Of P.M. Dawn Dead At 46 From Diabetes

Attrell “Prince Be” Cordes of the chart-topping hip-hop duo P.M. Dawn, died Friday following a battle with renal kidney disease. He was 46-years-old. A representative for the group confirmed his death to People. “Prince Be Rest In Peace forever more, Pain from Diabetes can’t harm you anymore,” Cordes’ cousin and P.M. Dawn member Doc G […]

Artificial Intelligence Writes ‘Sunspring’ Sci-Fi Short Film Starring Thomas Middleditch [WATCH]

Silicon Valley‘s Thomas Middleditch stars in a strangely dark but hilarious sci-fi movie written by an Artificial Intelligence (AI) that was created by filmmaker Oscar Sharp and his technologist collaborator Ross Goodwin. CBS News reports how the duo wanted to build a machine that could write screenplays, so they took hundreds of popular sci-fi TV […]

Samuel L. Jackson Blasts Jodi Foster’s Diversity Statements, Predicts ‘Tokenism’ Backlash From #OscarsSoWhite Saga

Samuel L. Jackson disagrees with Jodie Foster’s theory that Hollywood is currently risk-averse. The actress and director made the claim last month while promoting her latest film Money Monster at Cannes. She asserted that over the past few years, Hollywood has become more reluctant to work with women. However, Jackson believes her film, which stars […]

O.J. Simpson: Former Los Angeles DA Gil Garcetti‬ Discovered Shocking Detail About Murder Trial From New ESPN Documentary

Gil Garcetti is the Los Angeles district attorney who served during the O.J. Simpson murder trial, and he recently revealed to Good Morning America that he learned a critical detail about the infamous black leather gloves while watching the upcoming ESPN documentary O.J.: Made in America. The doc traces 68-year-old Simpson’s stardom in the NFL […]

Stephen King’s New Novel ‘End Of Watch’ Compares Murderous Antagonist To Donald Trump

Stephen King’s latest crime fiction novel, End of Watch, is the final installment of his bestselling Bill Hodges trilogy that started with Mr. Mercedes. King tells CBS This Morning that the story was inspired by a true event in which a scorned woman plowed her car into a line of job seekers at a McDonald’s, […]

Family Members Indicted For Death Of 6-Year-Old Jason Hester

Following a year-long Coconino County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the death of 6-year-old Jason Hester, four people from Northern Arizona have been indicted for his murder, including his aunt and grandmother. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the boy was found unresponsive in the home of his aunt and primary caretaker, Lillian Hester, on June 22, […]

Johnathan Cruz: Triple Murder Suspect Inspired By ‘The Purge’ Faces Death Penalty

Alleged teenage killer Johnathan Cruz faces three murder charges for his 4-day Hollywood-style crime spree that was inspired by the movie The Purge. The Indiana teen is accused of taking three lives on the city’s east side last month. According to police reports, Billy Boyd was Cruz’s first victim. Cruz shot and killed Boyd during […]

Canada’s Youngest Multiple Killer Freed After 12 Years

Canada’s youngest multiple killer is finally freed after 12 years of any further court-ordered conditions, restrictions, probation officers, therapists, psychologists, or judges, CBC News Calgary reports. Ten years ago, 12-year-old J.R. helped her older boyfriend kill her parents and little brother in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, because they disapproved of the 10-year age gap between […]

Steven Moffat Reveals BBC Offered ‘Doctor Who’ Role To Black Actor

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has revealed that the role of The Doctor was once offered to a black actor before Peter Capaldi, but for reasons unknown “it didn’t work out.” Moffat also said that the series may have two non-white leads after Capaldi departs because the show “needs to do better” with showcasing diversity. […]

Lady Gaga Says There’s Not A ‘Single Thing More Isolating Than Being Famous’

With global album sales of 27 million, along with 146 million singles sold, pop star Lady Gaga is one of the most successful artists today, but the New York native says it’s been an “isolating” ride to stardom. “I don’t think I could think of a single thing that’s more isolating than being famous,” she […]

John F. Kennedy’s Letter To Murdered Mistress Up For Auction

An intimate, four-page love letter written by President John F. Kennedy to his mistress and longtime family friend, Mary Pinchot Meyer, is being auctioned off. Daily Times reports that the value of the letter is estimated to be $30,000. An anonymous collector is selling the letter, and it is one of several Kennedy-related items being […]

Bank Of America Fires Employee After Her Racist Facebook Rant Goes Viral

Bank of America had no choice but to terminate Christine Mcmullen Lindgren after she unleashed a storm of racism on her Facebook page — and the social media clapback was relentless. In an expletive-laced and incoherent post, Lindgren said she hated the networking site because of “f—ing n——rs” who use welfare that they “can’t afford,” […]

Beck Drops Trap-Influenced Single ‘Wow’ And Sets October Release Date For New Album

Multi-instrumentalist Beck has released a new single titled “Wow,” and it’s fresh off his forthcoming as-yet-titled album that’s set for release this fall. The track was co-produced by Greg Kurstin, who was a member of Beck’s band for his 2002 album Sea Change, before becoming a producer for Adele, Lily Allen and The Shins, per […]

Netflix Orders Women’s Wrestling Comedy ‘GLOW’ From ‘OITNB’ Creator

Orange Is the New Black creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan has scored a 10-episode series order from Netflix for a scripted comedy based on the ’80s all-female wrestlers of G.L.O.W. The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW or G.L.O.W.) launched in 1986 as a professional wrestling league for sexy women who donned colorful outfits and […]

Royal Gorge Route Conductor Falls Out Of Carriage, Dies After Train Runs Over Her

A Royal Gorge Route Railroad conductor fell out of a carriage and died after being run over Saturday night. KKTV.com reports that Fremont County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of 28-year-old Leslie Cacy, who fell off the back of the train from a door opening. Cacy was the conductor of the scenic route in […]

Chris Brown’s Baby Momma Says There’s ‘Nothing Positive’ About Co-Parenting With Him

Chris Brown’s baby momma Nia Guzman tells Latina.com that she has “nothing positive” to say about co-parenting with him. She also admits that if she could have kept the daughter they share a secret from the public, she would have. “The world didn’t find out about her until a year ago. He always knew about […]

‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Sophie Turner ‘Clings Onto Childhood’ Because Fame Forced Her To Grow Up

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner was 13-years-old when she scored her first big gig in the hit HBO fantasy series as Sansa Stark, a role that brought her international fame and four Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. Seven years and six seasons later, 20-year-old […]

Michael Bay Cast Kate Beckinsale In ‘Pearl Harbor’ Because She Wasn’t ‘Attractive’

Michael Bay reportedly made sure to point out that he didn’t find Kate Beckinsale, who starred in his romantic war-epic Pearl Harbor, all that attractive. “I think he was baffled by me because my boobs weren’t bigger than my head and I wasn’t blonde,” she recalls in a new interview on The Graham Norton Show. […]

Brave Boy Fights Robbers Using Stuffed Animal At GameStop [Watch]

Cops in Maryland released video of a 7-year-old boy with a stuffed toy who tried to fight off an armed robbery suspect at a GameStop this week. “He punched him,” the boy’s father told The Washington Post. “Two left hooks while holding the Yoshi doll.” The May 20 hold-up at the GameStop store in Silver […]

Teen’s Glasses Art Prank At San Francisco Museum Goes Viral

An art prank at the recently re-opened San Francisco Museum of Modern Art went viral after 17-year-old TJ Khayatan and his friends put his glasses in an empty space and documented as people observed it as art. The Huffington Post notes that some even took photos of the prank exhibit. Check out TJ’s Twitter pics […]

Rod Serling’s 1963 ‘The Twilight Zone’ Interview Gets Animated Makeover [Watch]

The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling was interviewed in 1963 by Australian radio presenter Binny Lum and their five-minute conversation about the show, his writing style and how science fiction predicts the future, has been illustrated in a delightful video that fans of the series should watch below. The vintage audio was dug up from […]