Chloe Sevigny, Kristen Stewart Join Cast Of Lizzie Borden Flick

Chloe Sevigny will star in a still-to-be-named film about accused killer Lizzie Borden. Sevigny is set to play Lizzie Borden, and the psychological thriller is to chronicle the events leading up to the famous New England murders, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Also cast in the flick is Kristen Stewart, who will portray Bridget Sullivan, […]

‘Steve Jobs’ Oscar Buzz Begins

Steve Jobs will soon be opening up to the world; Steve Jobs the movie that is. But, for now, it is making the film festival rounds and Oscar buzz is beginning, despite the film’s well-publicized, behind-the-scenes drama. Ironically, the Oscar talk surrounding Steve Jobs is based primarily on the performance of Michael Fassbender, who plays […]

‘Sicario’ Opens To Stellar Reviews, Political Protest, Potential Legal Action

Sicario, a thriller starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin, opened in theaters nationwide this week to warm reviews, as well as controversy. Sicario finds Kate Macer (Blunt), a straight-laced F.B.I. agent thrown into a world of high-intensity, life-or-death scenarios, as she has been recruited into a cartel-busting task force led by Matt […]

Uber Drivers With Criminal History Hired, Faulty Background Checks To Blame

Uber drivers are required to pass a criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment with the ride-hailing transportation service, but drivers with serious criminal histories have slipped through the cracks, and some cities where Uber operates want answers. Los Angeles and San Francisco district attorneys filed an amended civil complaint against Uber […]

U.S. Returns Stolen Picasso Painting To French Government

The U.S. returns a stolen Picasso painting to France this week, and the occasion was marked by a ceremony at the French Embassy. The painting La Coiffeuse (The Hairdresser) was confiscated in December by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol in Newark, New Jersey. La Coiffeuse was painted by Picasso in 1911, and belongs to the […]

Billy Gibbons To Release First Solo Album Of His Career

Billy Gibbons has been rocking with ZZ Top since 1969, but this week he announced the upcoming release of his first ever solo project. Known for his masterful blues-rock fusion, Billy Gibbons is making a departure from what has defined him. Gibbons is serving up an album full of Latin flavor with Perfectamundo. The announcement […]

Melissa Gilbert Is Running For Congress

Melissa Gilbert, the actress best known for her portrayal of Laura Ingalls in the 1970s and 1980s television series Little House on the Prairie, announced that she is running for Congress. Melissa Gilbert is new to the political arena, having never held office before, but she is not new to the world of elections or […]

‘Ricki And The Flash’ Opens To Dim Critical Reviews

Ricki and the Flash, a film that, on paper, is a movie destined for success, fell short in its delivery and has been met with critical disappointment in the first weekend of its release. Ricki and the Flash is packed with quality actors. Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep plays Ricki, who, unlike how the movie’s trailers […]

Katie Ledecky Breaks Her Own World Record And Wins Gold

Eighteen-year-old American swimmer Katie Ledecky was just doing what she always does when she takes to the pool, she gave it her all; but giving her all lead to some extraordinary results at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia this weekend. Ledecky walked away from the competition with five gold medals, a world record, […]

Rod Stewart Says The Faces Will Reunite For One-Night Charity Gig

The Faces, a hard-partying band that launched iconic rock and rollers Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood, will reunite for a single performance to benefit prostate cancer research. The Faces front man Rod Stewart, took a break from his solo career and from Stewarts and Hamiltons, a reality TV show featuring Rod Stewart and his family, […]

Amy Schumer Makes Public Statement On Gun Control

Actress and comedian Amy Schumer is no stranger to the spotlight, but this week she took to the stage to speak to the world about a topic that is no laughing matter – gun violence in America. Amy Schumer shared the stage with her distant cousin Senator Chuck Schumer to announce an initiative to tighten […]

Caitlyn Jenner Doesn’t Rule Out Dating Candis Cayne In The Future

Is Caitlyn Jenner dating I Am Cait co-star Candis Cayne? Some speculate that there may be more to the relationship than just being friends, while others claim Candis Cayne is just playing the role of mentor. Caitlyn Jenner addresses that very subject in Episode 2 of I Am Cait. Much has been made of the […]

Legendary MLB Pitcher Billy Pierce Dies

Baseball legend Billy Pierce has died at the age of 88. Pierce pitched 18 years in the major leagues, beginning his professional baseball career with is hometown team, the Detroit Tigers, in 1945. Pierce had a baseball career that almost wasn’t. Had it not been for a set of tonsils that needed removing, a stubborn […]

Country Singer Lynn Anderson Dies

Country singer Lynn Anderson has died at the age of 67. Anderson enjoyed a long career both as a country singer and a cross-over artist. She had her first solo hit in 1967, while signed as an artist with Chart Records. The song was “Ride, Ride, Ride,” an upbeat song written by Anderson’s mother, Liz […]

Officer John Nissen Goes Beyond The Call Of Duty

A call from dispatch on July 24 led to Officer John Nissen and his partner-in-training to respond to a reportedly distressed driver pulled over on I-65 in Hillview, Kentucky. They didn’t know what would be waiting for them when they got there. “All we knew from the dispatch call was that there was a woman […]

Jennifer Garner Takes Time Off To Visit Sick Kids

Despite rumors swirling on social media and tabloids regarding the demise of Jennifer Garner’s marriage to fellow actor Ben Affleck, Garner’s commitment to her work on-screen and off-screen as an advocate for children’s causes, has not wavered amidst her personal drama. Jennifer Garner visited Henry Shepherd and other children and their families at the Scottish […]

Wild Bengal Tigers On The Verge Of Extinction

Wild Bengal tigers are becoming more of a rarity in the world. A recent census in Bangladesh showed that the actual number of the country’s national animal is significantly less than previously believed, and some speculate that the Bengal tiger may go from endangered to extinct in the near future. Bangladesh is home to what […]

Kimberly Stewart Poses In Nothing But A Headdress

Kimberly Stewart, daughter of rocker Rod Stewart and former model Alana Stewart, posed for a photo shoot wearing nothing but a Native American headdress in the first episode, and an obvious promotion for the new E! reality series Stewarts & Hamiltons. Kimberly Stewart reveals on the show that despite her nudist escapade, she is in […]

British World War II Tunnels Opened To Public

A series of British World War II tunnels have been excavated and opened for public viewing for the first time in 40 years. The World War II tunnels, known as the Fan Bay Shelter, run along the English coastline under the White Cliffs of Dover. The tunnels run 75 feet below the coastline, and consist […]

Beatles ‘Help!’ Memorabilia Sold At Auction

It has been 50 years since The Beatles were featured in the motion picture Help! and the accompanying soundtrack hit record store shelves. But as popular as the movie and the soundtrack were at the time of the 1960s release, no one could predict the value of some of the memorabilia connected to them. A […]

Liza Minnelli Back On Stage After Year-Long Absence

An admittedly “nervous” Liza Minnelli returned to show business this week, after a year-long absence from the stage. Minnelli made her 2015 debut to a sold-out audience in a Biloxi, Mississippi, casino, where fans and performers alike were anxious to see what the evening would hold. Minnelli teased fans with a vague description of what […]

‘Clueless’ Actor Jeremy Sisto, 20 Years Later

The 90’s wouldn’t have been complete without the film Clueless, starring Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd, and Jeremy Sisto. Now a work of nostalgia, and for many a guilty pleasure, Clueless provided us with and endless source of catchy quotations, made the term “as if” routine in the American vocabulary, and for a minute […]

Brooklyn Teen Hassan Razzaq Stabs Father To Death

Hassan Razzaq, a 19-year old Brooklyn resident, stabbed his 56- year-old father, Mohammed Hassan, during a heated argument on Saturday. Neighbors reported hearing yelling coming from the Razzaq home, followed by a woman’s screams. Hassan Razzaq was then seen fleeing the crime scene wearing a shirt, pajama pants, and sandals, and clearly bloody. Neighbors called […]

Deflategate Football Sold At Auction for Big Money

A football involved in the Deflategate scandal involving the New England Patriots, their quarterback Tom Brady, and the National Football League (NFL), has sold at auction, fetching $43,739.99, according to The Washington Post. The ball was used in the 2014 AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts. Tom Brady handed […]

Bruce Springsteen Wows Patrons Of Wonder Bar

What may have been an otherwise normal night of bar-hopping for some New Jersey night-crawlers, turned into a night they may never forget. Bruce Springsteen surprised patrons of Asbury Park’s Wonder Bar with an impromptu performance Saturday, lasting well into the night. The Boss joined friend and musician Joe Grushecky on stage, and proceeded to […]

Netflix Original Shows Receive Multiple Emmy Nods

Netflix, the subscription streaming service, received more nods than ever before, as the nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this week. Netflix received 34 total nominations for a string of original programs that it aired this year, including House of Cards, Orange Is the New Black, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Bloodline, and Grace […]

Food Delivery Service Growth Leads To Increased Consumption And Concern

Food delivery is big business these days, and business is good. More and more restaurants and grocery stores are contracting with delivery services to reach consumers who are demanding the convenience of home delivery. But with restaurant and grocery delivery on the rise, the effects that the convenience may have on the health of Americans […]

Chad Mendes Vs. McGregor Ends With TKO

Chad Mendes faced Irishman Conor McGregor on Saturday with a record-setting Las Vegas audience in attendance. Mendes, the UFC #1 ranked fighter, entered the octagon just two weeks after his last bout, to fight a fresh McGregor at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the UFC interim featherweight title. McGregor was slated to fight the […]

Ali Krieger Plays Pivotal Role in U.S. World Cup Win

Spectacular goals get the glory, but strong defense wins games, and the United States proved to have the strongest defense in the game as the back-four made up of Ali Krieger, Julie Johnston, Becky Saurbrunn, and Megan Klingenberg, held strong helping to lead the United States National Women’s National Team to a record third World […]

Actress Diana Douglas Passes At 92

Diana Douglas Webster, first wife of actor Kirk Douglas, and mother of actor Michael Douglas, passed away Friday at the of 92. Douglas had an extraordinary career as an actress in film, television, and Broadway that spanned more than half of a century. The Bermuda native met actor Kirk Douglas at the American Academy of […]

Fireworks Malfunctions In Illinois, Ohio, And Texas Injured Spectators

Fireworks, flags, and parades are traditional patriotic symbols displayed in big cities and small towns across America, but for several states, incidents of fireworks malfunction put a damper on Fourth of July festivities. The Kirkland Lions Club Fourth of July Celebration in Kirkland, Illinois, was temporarily halted when an unexpected explosion occurred. An employee of […]

Ellie Goulding Flashes Audience

Ellie Goulding had a little extra spice added to her recent British Summer Time performance in Hyde Park. Donning a sheer, black, flowing top during the performance, an unexpected gust of wind blew the frilly frock up around Goulding’s face and shoulders, exposing what was underneath. Fortunately for Goulding, her nude-colored bra covered her completely, […]

Maria Sharapova To Face Johanna Konta Monday At Wimbledon

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova will take Centre Court Monday at Wimbledon 2015, facing Johanna Konta, a 24-year-old wildcard from Britain. Earlier this year, Sharapova suffered an unexpected loss in the fourth round of the French Open to Lucie Safarova, which resulted in the ever-competitive Sharapova dropping rank to No. 4 in the world in […]

Ed Sheeran Rocks With Rolling Stones

Ed Sheeran is in demand. He was the opening act for the Rolling Stones’ Kansas City date of their Zip Code Tour, and the audience was treated to a performance they may never forget. Sheeran joined Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Ronnie Wood on stage Saturday to perform the Rolling Stones classic song “Beast of […]

Jon Stewart Not Slowing Down As He Enters Final Stretch at ‘Daily Show’

Jon Stewart came out swinging, taking shots at presidential hopefuls as he enters his final full week as host of the Daily Show, and he shows no signs of leaving quietly. Stewart was candidly joyful at the news that Donald Trump officially announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election. Based on past commentary from […]

Chris Rock Said ‘No’ To The ‘The Daily Show’

Chris Rock said “No” to hosting The Daily Show when presented with the opportunity to succeed Jon Stewart as the host of the politically driven Comedy Central staple. Rock wasn’t interested in hosting The Daily Show beyond the next presidential election, so that took him out of the running as far as Comedy Central was […]

Wendy’s Buy Back Implemented to Boost Stock And Overall Value

Wendy’s plans to buy back $1.4 billion in shares by the end of 2016 in an effort to reach their long term goals. Wendy’s has been making some changes to increase their profitability and value, and also decrease expenditures. One of those efforts is a plan to buy back a large number of share of […]

Artificial Grass Could Be Affecting More Than The Bounce Of The Ball At The 2015 Women’s World Cup

Artificial grass turf has been a hot topic in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. From ball reaction, speed, and trajectory, to player injury and health concerns, artificial grass has been a much talked about issue. Ball bounce, balls speed as it rolls, balls sliding on wet artificial grass, these have all been experienced during […]

Tommy Chong’s Cancer Returns

Tommy Chong, half of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong, announced earlier this week, that his cancer has returned. Predictably, he plans to incorporate marijuana into his treatment program. Chong has been diagnosed with stage one rectal cancer, which is widely considered a cancer in its early stages. According to, stage one cancer is […]

Jerry Stiller Short Film Makes The Festival Rounds

Jerry Stiller plays Harry, a man who takes an old-school approach to life, who is forced to adjust to a more technologically advanced way of living when he and his wife move in with their daughter and son-in-law in Simpler Times. Jerry Stiller appears alongside his late wife Anne Meara in Simpler Times. The two […]

Charlie Puth: New Single, New Album, And New Tour On The Way

Charlie Puth is a 23-year-old native of New Jersey with a knack for songwriting, a voice for pop, and a star that is quickly on the rise. He is no chance talent. Puth studied jazz piano at the Berklee College of Music and has already written and co-written songs for the likes of Wiz Khalifa, […]

The End of ‘The Following’ Isn’t The End of Kevin Bacon

Last week marked the series finale of The Following, a bloody and violent drama/thriller series starring Kevin Bacon. Fox decided to pull the plug on The Following with little notice, leaving viewers in the lurch, wondering what is to become of Agent Ryan Hardy. The problem with the series finale of The Following is that […]

Geri Halliwell Ties The Knot, Honeymoons In Cannes

Geri Halliwell, aka Ginger Spice, who was once known for multi-colored hair and micro-mini dresses in her years as a Spice Girl, opted for traditional lace as she walked down the aisle last week at her English wedding, tying the knot with Formula 1’s Christian Horner. Geri Halliwell donned a classic white lace gown complete […]

Naomi Watts Killed It At Cannes

Naomi Watts stopped traffic at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, an event packed with veteran actors and starlets alike armed to the teeth with designer garb to help promote themselves and their films. The 46-year-old actress graced the red carpet in a gray and silver Elie Saab Couture gown featuring a sequined top with open […]

Authorized Documentary Of The Beatles For Sale

The only authorized documentary of The Beatles’ early years is set to launch at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival. Director Ron Howard and producers will offer up restored and rare performance footage to see which studio bites. According to Variety, the still-untitled film will cover the early touring years of The Beatles from 1960 to […]

Jane Fonda And Lily Tomlin Reunite On Screen After 35 Years

Jane Fonda found that making her new series, Grace and Frankie, with friend and co-star Lily Tomlin, was no 9 to 5 operation. “We worked harder than we thought we would. A half an hour sounds pretty quick, but the episodes were ambitious,” said Tomlin in an interview with Los Angeles Daily News. Appearing onscreen […]

Kristen Wiig Bares All In ‘Welcome To Me’

Kristen Wiig is known for her stand-out comedic roles in movies like Bridesmaids and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and outlandish sketch comedy on Saturday Night Live. And with that she has established herself as a comedy heavy-hitter. But pushing the envelope comedically isn’t all that Kristen Wiig is about. In the newly-released Welcome to […]

Will Ferrell’s Charity Work Is No Joke

Will Ferrell is best know for punchy comic stand-up and portraying characters with no boundaries on television and film. What many may not know about Ferrell is his dedication to raising money for charitable organizations. Ferrell has already been busy fundraising at several events this year, and it was just recently announced that he will […]

Skin Care Companies Hock Wrinkle Cream To Teens And Twentysomethings

People have been forever searching for the fountain of youth. The desire to restore a youthful glow and the need to make fine lines and wrinkles disappear have created a multi-billion dollar skin care industry focused on restoring aging skin to its glory days. But the focus has begun to shift: millions of baby-boomers and […]

Bare-Chested Zac Efron Wins Two MTV Movie Awards

A shirtless Zac Efron graced the stage of the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California, tonight, in acceptance of Best Shirtless Performance for his role in Neighbors at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Amy Schumer. He faced stiff competition in the category, as he was challenged by the likes of Channing Tatum for […]