August 23, 2019

Kobe Bryant Birthday: Facts to Celebrate the Basketball Legend’s 41st Birthday

In his 41 years of life, basketball legend Kobe Bryant has racked up achievements few can even dream of accomplishing.
August 23, 2019

Mexicans and Americans Came Together to Highline Across the Southern Border, And Their New Film Looks to Humanize Immigration

On the final day of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, a small group of Mexicans and Americans converged along a rural segment of the Rio Grande River to do something perhaps never done before: highline across a portion of the treacherous ravine.
August 23, 2019

Video Shows White Man’s Racist Rant Towards Black Postal Employee in Dallas

An African-American U.S. postal worker in North Texas was verbally abused by a white man on Monday who called him the N-word because he didn't receive the form he wanted. There were audible gasps heard from bystanders as they stood in line shocked. They can also be heard trying to intervene, telling the man his behavior was not acceptable.
August 22, 2019

Victorian Doll Stolen from Museum, Returned ‘Scalped’ Two Days Later: ‘Like Something out of a Horror Movie’

Staff at a museum in a small rural New Zealand town have been left bemused after someone stole a rare antique Victorian doll from its collection and returned it two days later minus its scalp.
August 22, 2019

Boston coaches on what makes Belichick, Patriots profitable: ‘They are on one web page’

Brad Stevens, Alex Cora, and Bruce Cassidy have all courted Bill Belichick in some form or fashion over the years, leaning on the six-time Super Bowl winner for advice when it comes to game preparation, managing the locker room, or simply trying to craft a championship roster.
August 22, 2019

Eminem’s writer sues Spotify for copyright infringement over ‘Lose Yourself’ and different tracks

Eminem’s music publisher, Eight Mile Style, has filed a lawsuit against Spotify, alleging copyright infringement. The suit claims the steaming platform didn’t get proper licenses for the rapper’s music and wants Spotify to compensate the publisher for billions of streams.
August 22, 2019

An MCU breakup may very well be a terrific step ahead for Spider-Man

Warning: This essay contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home.Interviews with the filmmakers behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe almost always get around to what seems to be the studio’s core creative ethos: paint yourself into a corner, then find a creative way to get out of it. That mission statement inspired the snap in Avengers: Infinity War and the big secret-identity reveal that ends Spider-Man: Far From Home. And while creative inspiration probably wasn’t at the top of anyone’s mind during the business impasse that reportedly dissolved the partnership between Sony (which owns the current film rights to Spider-Man and his rogues’ gallery) and the Disney-owned Marvel Studios, that unexpected split could inadvertently inspire Sony to adopt exactly the sort of creative problem-solving that has fueled some of the MCU’s greatest moments.
August 21, 2019

THX’s iconic tone simply acquired upgraded for the 4K period

THX’s long-running “bwonnnnnnnnnnnnnng” Deep Tone sound that plays before movies just got a lavish new update.
August 21, 2019

Video: Pilot Crashes Plane Into Ocean, Films Himself Stranded at Sea As Aircraft Sinks Beneath the Waves—’There She Goes’

A pilot has filmed the dramatic moment he and a passenger were rescued after the small plane he was flying lost power and had to make an emergency landing in the sea off the California coast.
August 21, 2019

#SaveSpiderman and #SaveSpidey Trend After News of Disney and Sony Split

After Sony and Disney publicly announced they parted ways, fans attempted to keep Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by expressing their opinions on Twitter.