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  • Getting Stoned On ‘Bored To Death’ Nearly ‘Destroyed’ Ted Danson

    Getting Stoned On ‘Bored To Death’ Nearly ‘Destroyed’ Ted Danson

    HBO’s Bored to Death is an underrated gem of a show that not many people watched at the time, but has gained a cult following since its cancellation in 2011. The story of a writer turned far-too-honest private eye named “Jonathan Ames” and his elite New York magazine publisher and desperate for sex cartoonist sidekicks […] More

  • Jeffrey Tambor is leaving Transparent amid claims of sexual harassment

    Jeffrey Tambor is leaving Transparent amid claims of sexual harassment

    The actor, who’s won two Emmys for his role as Maura Pfefferman, says he can’t continue on the show due to “the politicized atmosphere” on set. Barely two weeks after allegations of sexual harassment emerged against Jeffrey Tambor, the lead actor of the acclaimed Amazon series Transparent, the actor has said he is leaving the […] More

  • Sean Hannity Ripped To Shreds By The Attorney Of A Roy Moore Accuser

    Sean Hannity Ripped To Shreds By The Attorney Of A Roy Moore Accuser

    Fox News Sean Hannity’s Sunday morning, all-caps meltdown revolved around his anger over a CNN segment about an advertiser boycott for his Fox News show. Hannity has since simmered down (after Fox News defended him within a statement), but he won’t be happy to see the circulation of a letter that rips him to pieces. […] More

  • Hamill Was Emotional Visiting The Millennium Falcon In ‘The Last Jedi’

    Hamill Was Emotional Visiting The Millennium Falcon In ‘The Last Jedi’

    It may only be a movie set, but the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon has strong meaning to fans of Star Wars and is an important place and time to the actors and filmmakers who had to pretend-fiddle with the ship’s faulty hyperdrive system in 1977. For Mark Hamill, the Millennium Falcon is where his […] More

  • 10 pitchers who deserved better results in ’17

    10 pitchers who deserved better results in '17

    When it comes to winning games, the only thing that matters is the outcome. Did you let that runner score? Did you hit that home run? If not, if the runs don’t get on (or stay off) the board, then what might have happened, or should have happened, doesn’t really matter. You don’t win games […] More

  • Cardinals make trade offer for Stanton

    After MVP year, Stanton's future unsettled

    Giancarlo Stanton claimed a big offseason prize on Thursday night, being named National League Most Valuable Player. It was the latest in a long list of awards the All-Star right fielder has received for his remarkable 2017 season. View the Original Article More

  • we Have Secret Ties with ‘many’ Arab States

    we Have Secret Ties with 'many' Arab States

    An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel had covert ties with “many” Arab and Muslim states but was obliged not to name them at the other sides’ request. A rare interview given by the head of Israel’s armed forces to a Saudi-owned news site was published on Thursday, further fuelling talk of close […] More

  • ‘Justice League’s Classic Theme Song Nods Were Danny Elfman’s Decision

    ‘Justice League’s Classic Theme Song Nods Were Danny Elfman’s Decision

    Warner Bros Danny Elfman is sick of seeing perfectly good franchise music get chucked in the trash whenever a reboot comes prowling around. Granted, that might also be because the Oingo Boingo frontman has composed a memorable score or several in his career, but he put this philosophy into practice for Justice League and is […] More

  • Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe given the choice of resigning or being impeached

    Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe given the choice of resigning or being impeached

    He is expected to resign soon. Zimbabwe’s ruling party formally ousted embattled President Robert Mugabe Sunday morning, giving him until Monday to resign or be formally impeached. The ruling ZANU-PF party voted to remove Mugabe as president and head of the party and appointed his former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to succeed him, the Associated […] More

  • Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Will Resign Following Military Coup

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Will Resign Following Military Coup

    Getty Image Late last week, Zimbabwean military officials determined that an intolerable situation in their country must end. As such, the military staged a bloodless coup while placing President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled for four decades under often questionable circumstances, under house arrest. The leader refused to resign as protests against his leadership persisted […] More

  • HBO’s Vice Principals captured something essential about the 2010s

    HBO’s Vice Principals captured something essential about the 2010s

    But I’m still not sure what. Every Sunday, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for November 12 through 18 is “The Union of the Wizard & the Warrior,” the […] More

  • Matsui ‘looking forward’ to Ohtani in Majors

    Matsui 'looking forward' to Ohtani in Majors

    After hosting a baseball clinic on Sunday for youth players at Columbia University’s Robertson Field at Satow Stadium, Hideki Matsui gave his thoughts on young star Shohei Ohtani and how involved the former outfielder, now special advisor to the Yankees, wants to be in the rookie’s baseball career. View the Original Article More

  • Sebastian Junger Talks War Zone Travel And Life On The Road

    Sebastian Junger Talks War Zone Travel And Life On The Road

    Joshua Simpson Sebastian Junger changed the way we see war when he and Tim Hetherington made the Afghan war film, Restrepo. They were nominated for an Academy Award, for their harrowing portrayal of young US servicemen stuck on a rocky outcrop in the far reaches of Afghanistan, fighting a war none of us really understood. […] More

  • Donald Trump Responded To LaVar Ball’s Comments, And He Is Not Happy

    Donald Trump Responded To LaVar Ball’s Comments, And He Is Not Happy

    Getty Image Here is a very 2017 sentence: President Donald Trump is unhappy with something that LaVar Ball said. Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to express his anger towards the head of Big Baller Brand, as Ball did not express gratitude towards the President of the United States for his help in freeing […] More

  • Sean Hannity Spirals Into An All-Caps Meltdown Over Advertiser Boycott

    Sean Hannity Spirals Into An All-Caps Meltdown Over Advertiser Boycott

    Getty Image Sean Hannity’s most recent wavering on Roy Moore put him back on the Senate candidate’s side while stating that Alabama voters should make the call after multiple allegations that Moore sexually assaulted minors. Three weeks remain until voters go to the polls, and in the meantime, Hannity has some scores to settle despite […] More

  • See Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses’ Live Tributes to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young

    See Foo Fighters, Guns N' Roses' Live Tributes to AC/DC's Malcolm Young

    Both Foo Fighters and Guns N' Roses paid tribute to late AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young during their respective concerts Saturday night, hours after This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses’ Live Tributes to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young View the Original Article More

  • ‘Justice League Disappoints; ‘Wonder’ Surprises

    ‘Justice League Disappoints; ‘Wonder’ Surprises

    WB The critically reviled Batman vs. Superman opened in March of last year with $160 million. Suicide Squad opened with $133 million. Wonder Woman opened with $103 million, and more recently, Thor: Ragnarok opened with $122 million. Comparatively speaking, the $96 million opening of Justice League — a movie that’s been a decade in the […] More

  • Keystone Pipeline Leak Could Be 3X Worse Than Believed

    Keystone Pipeline Leak Could Be 3X Worse Than Believed

    Getty Image On Thursday, TransCanada revealed that a Keystone pipeline leak had dumped approximately 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota, and drone footage posted by the BBC confirmed the spill from the sky. The one scrap of good news was that the spill did not reach a body of water, and TransCanada claims to […] More

  • Cruel and Unusual: A Second Failed Execution in Ohio

    Cruel and Unusual: A Second Failed Execution in Ohio

    It was cold outside the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility on the morning of November 15, where some two dozen people formed a circle in the parking lot. They had traveled to Lucasville from various parts of the state, wearing heavy jackets and carrying handmade signs. A large banner read: “We remember the victims … BUT NOT WITH MORE KILLING.” Inside […] More

  • ‘Weekend Update’ Slams Al Franken During ‘SNL’: ‘This Is Bad’ VIDEO

    ‘Weekend Update’ Slams Al Franken During ‘SNL’: ‘This Is Bad’ VIDEO

    While SNL took a little criticism for their comments on Louis C.K. during last week’s show, this week’s Thanksgiving-themed episode shifted its weights a bit while covering Senator Al Franken, a former SNL alumnus and the latest to be caught in a high profile sexual misconduct scandal. While Franken has found plenty of defenders online […] More

  • Battered GE Shares Lure Some Buyers but Worst May Not be over

    Battered GE Shares Lure Some Buyers but Worst May Not be over

    General Electric shares stabilized after a brutal slide last week sent the stock near six-year lows, but the worst may not be over. Some investors still do not see enough value to warrant buying the shares, which have lost some of their luster as a blue-chip investment. They are sorting through massive changes announced by […] More

  • Verizon, NFL Are Said Close to Announcing Digital Streaming Deal

    Verizon, NFL Are Said Close to Announcing Digital Streaming Deal

    Verizon Communications Inc. is close to a new deal with the National Football League for digital streaming rights that would give the largest U.S. wireless carrier the ability to deliver game broadcasts to internet-connected TVs, tablets and phones, according to people familiar with the matter. The deal expands on Verizon’s previous contract, which limited the […] More

  • Despite Amazon, Brick Stores Are Not Dead Yet

    Despite Amazon, Brick Stores Are Not Dead Yet

    Just in time for the Black Friday kick-off to holiday season shopping, stock market investors have been handed tools to bet on the decline of brick-and-mortar retail. As of Friday, these tools were not yet for sale on Amazon. An exchange-traded fund launched Thursday allows investors to bet on the decline of traditional retail and […] More

  • Harvey Weinstein’s Hit List Of Women Contained 91 Names

    Harvey Weinstein’s Hit List Of Women Contained 91 Names

    Getty Image Weeks after sexual assault allegations bombarded Harvey Weinstein, journalist Ronan Farrow revealed how the Hollywood powerhouse employed an army of ex-Mossad agents and private investigators. They were tasked with digging into histories of Weinstein’s many victims (especially Rose McGowan) and used intimidation tactics to ensure silence. As an update to this saga, the […] More

  • Russell Simmons And Brett Ratner Face New Sexual Assault Allegations

    Russell Simmons And Brett Ratner Face New Sexual Assault Allegations

    Getty Image Def Jam founder Russell Simmons and director Brett Ratner are now facing new allegations of sexual assault and misconduct, with Simmons being accused of forcing himself on a 17-year-old model while Ratner watched. Keri Claussen Khalighi alleges that she met the two men at a casting call and accompanied them to dinner in […] More

  • Watch Eminem Deliver Three-Song Medley on ‘SNL’

    Watch Eminem Deliver Three-Song Medley on 'SNL'

    Eminem delivered a nine-minute, three-song medley during his Saturday Night Live musical guest spot, performing This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Eminem Deliver Three-Song Medley on ‘SNL’ View the Original Article More

  • What to Ask When Decades-Old Harassment Surfaces: Megan McArdle

    What to Ask When Decades-Old Harassment Surfaces: Megan McArdle

    A few weeks ago, in a meditation on the allegations that have followed the Harvey Weinstein revelations, I described how we’d know if we’d come to a real watershed in our cultural tolerance of sexual abuse: We’ll know we’ve made progress when women are willing to accuse men at the height of their powers, men […] More

  • Boom-time Complacency Tops the Worry List for Investors

    Boom-time Complacency Tops the Worry List for Investors

    The biggest risk for investors since the end of the 2008 financial crisis has been, well, ducking risk. Not anymore, say analysts who think the easy money has been made. Over the last nine years, investors who limited risk in their portfolios, whether stocks, corporate bonds or emerging market assets, have been punished for their […] More

  • ANALYSIS-Buyers Circle Suddenly Attractive U.S. Media Companies

    ANALYSIS-Buyers Circle Suddenly Attractive U.S. Media Companies

    All of a sudden, it seems, everybody wants to own a U.S. media company. In the last few weeks, several of the world’s biggest telecommunications and media companies have started circling Twenty First Century Fox Inc. with an eye to buying a significant piece of Rupert Murdoch’s global media and entertainment empire. Potential suitors include […] More

  • Satellite Signals Give Hope to Search for Missing Argentine Submarine

    Satellite Signals Give Hope to Search for Missing Argentine Submarine

    A search and rescue operation for an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members aboard reached its third day on Sunday, after failed satellite calls likely from the vessel raised hopes the crew are alive. The U.S. Navy said early Sunday morning it would send an aircraft with 21 personnel […] More

  • Goldman Sachs Sees Four 2018 Fed Rate Hikes as U.S. Growth Gains

    Goldman Sachs Sees Four 2018 Fed Rate Hikes as U.S. Growth Gains

    The U.S. economy is heading into 2018 with strong momentum that’s likely to boost wages and inflation more broadly, requiring the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates four times next year, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. economists said in a research note. The New York-based investment banking and securities firm raised its growth outlook for 2018 […] More

  • Estate Tax Reform About to Happen

    Estate Tax Reform About to Happen

    Defying the political odds which were almost a certainty that the GOP would blow it, the House passed its version of tax reform on a party-line basis. A total of 13 RINOs voted against the House bill as a political show against eliminating the state and local tax.  Except for one, all the rest were from […] More

  • Netanyahu to Face New Questioning over Graft: Media

    Netanyahu to Face New Questioning over Graft: Media

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to be questioned by police on Sunday for the second time this month over two alleged cases of corruption, media reports said. Netanyahu is suspected of having received luxury gifts from wealthy supporters, including Israeli businessman and Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan. Milchan, a longtime friend of Netanyahu who […] More

  • Zimbabwe Ruling Party Fires Mugabe as Chief; Now Impeachment

    Zimbabwe Ruling Party Fires Mugabe as Chief; Now Impeachment

     Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was fired as ruling party chief to cheers Sunday, and was set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put the world’s oldest head of state under house arrest days ago. A day after huge crowds rallied peacefully in the […] More

  • Watch: On SNL, Chance the Rapper leads an R&B trio begging Obama to come back

    Watch: On SNL, Chance the Rapper leads an R&B trio begging Obama to come back

    It’s been a very long year. When Chance the Rapper hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time Saturday, November 17, the show tapped his musical talents from the very start. (The Grammy-winning rapper was a musical guest on the show in December 2016, and joined Kanye West when he was a musical guest earlier […] More

  • Chance The Rapper Does A Boyz II Men Barack Obama Song On ‘SNL’

    Chance The Rapper Does A Boyz II Men Barack Obama Song On ‘SNL’

    If there’s one thing for sure about SNL, they still have the classic R&B flavor locked down. It’s not “Dick In A Box,” but Chance The Rapper’s ode to Barack Obama to the tune of any number of Boyz II Men songs. It’s got the soulful talking portion and it’s full of that yearning you […] More

  • Kate McKinnon Is Julian Assange In ‘SNL’s’ ‘The Mueller Files’

    Kate McKinnon Is Julian Assange In ‘SNL’s’ ‘The Mueller Files’

    In a scene reminiscent of All The President’s Men, Kate McKinnon, playing Julian Assange, meets with Donald Trump Jr. in a dark corner of the world. It’s during the presidential race in 2016, and right after Wikileaks DM’d Trump Jr. on Twitter with a lead on some hot information regarding Hillary Clinton. “As off the […] More

  • Jon Stewart’s ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’: Carly Fleischmann Interview

    Jon Stewart’s ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’: Carly Fleischmann Interview

    Carly Fleischmann is an autistic woman who can’t speak, but that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her dreams of becoming what she calls the “first-ever nonverbal celebrity talk show host.” And from the short package that introduced her segment during Night Of Too Many Stars, she has succeeded with the help of technology and some […] More

  • Stewart, Oliver And Colbert Try To Host ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’

    Stewart, Oliver And Colbert Try To Host ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’

    Through a surprisingly curse-filled two hours of star-studded comedy, HBO’s Night of Too Many Stars was able to raise money to aid people with autism and provide them with the tools to live a fuller life. The cause, however, didn’t stop Stephen Colbert for calling out Stewart’s problematic intro. Nor did it stop Colbert from […] More

  • Orioles seeking pitching to make run in ’18

    Orioles seeking pitching to make run in '18

    The Orioles finished last in the American League East this season, but they’re planning to compete — not rebuild — in 2018. View the Original Article More

  • Lena Dunham Apologizes For Her Defense Of A ‘Girls’ Writer

    Lena Dunham Apologizes For Her Defense Of A ‘Girls’ Writer

    HBO In the wake of her defense of Girls writer Murray Miller, who has been accused of sexually assaulting actress Aurora Perrineau, Lena Dunham has apologized for her comments. After taking criticism across the world of social media, Dunham posted a tweet explaining why she was wrong, deleted it, then hastily re-posted it. The writer, […] More

  • I Won’t Carry Out ‘Illegal’ Nuclear Strike By Trump

    I Won’t Carry Out ‘Illegal’ Nuclear Strike By Trump

    Getty Image Between his ongoing spat with North Korea, the Doomsday Clock’s recent adjustment, and numerous statements as a presidential candidate, nominee, and victor, Donald Trump’s love affair with nuclear weapons is an established fact. So, of course, the subject of the American president’s potential ability to invoke the nation’s nuclear deterrent in self-defense (or […] More

  • Morrissey Victim-Blames Those Allegedly Abused By Spacey And Weinstein

    Morrissey Victim-Blames Those Allegedly Abused By Spacey And Weinstein

    Getty Image With each passing day of the #MeToo movement, victims of sexual abuse are outing those who have taken advantage of them. Finding strength in solidarity and through the bravery of many who chose to come forward, little by little, the stigma of being shamed or afraid to speak up for one’s own well-being […] More

  • This Man Being Buried With Cheesesteaks Is The Ultimate Philly Story

    This Man Being Buried With Cheesesteaks Is The Ultimate Philly Story

    Getty Image The Philadelphia Cheesesteak must be respected. That’s something I’ve come to learn as a denizen of Chicago, who thought for years that a Philly cheesesteak was simply an Italian beef. After being raked over the coals for my midwestern mistake, I know now that the simple yet succulent creation is a beast all […] More

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