In Salt Lake City speech, Michelle Obama keeps on preaching hope as she cringes at climate of fear

When asked how she views the world “right now,” former first lady Michelle Obama had less of an answer and more of a gut reaction. She cringed and quietly groaned. “I don’t have much of a poker voice,” Obama said with a laugh on Thursday. Though she didn’t mention President Donald Trump by name — a leader who’s spent much of his early tenure trying to erase the legacy...
Via Jazz Notes
9 hours ago

25 greatest true crime adaptations

We all love pulpy stories about mobsters, serial killers, petty criminals, corrupt politicians and, in general, anyone who gets on the wrong side of the law. That's why true crime stories are often sit atop of The New York Times bestseller list. And what moves units at the book store is almost certain to sell tickets at the movie theater or light up the Nielsen ratings (to wit, one...
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Fires Back At Senator Bill Cassidy, Health Care Bill

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel has become one of the most honest voices when it comes to the ongoing health care discussion. Recently, he took aim at a bill led by senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham. Cassidy responded to Kimmel’s criticism during an interview on CNN’s New Day Wednesday morning, which drew even more comments from the comedian. “I don’t want to turn this...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 hours ago

The best and worst TV spinoffs

When it comes to television, spin-offs are nothing new because nothing in Hollywood succeeds like excess. Whether it's a sequel, prequel or retooling, spin-offs are an easy way to extend a brand, to varying degrees of success. The latest high-profile spin-off, CBS' "Young Sheldon", hopes to capitalize on the success of "The Big Bang Theory", the network's most popular show. To commemorate...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Our 25 favorite crime shows of all time

With 18 seasons under its belt and a 19th set to premiere on Sept. 27, 2017, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” is considered by many to be one of the greatest crime dramas of all time. We won’t argue that, but what other shows about criminals, cops, attorneys, and gangsters could give the “Law & Order” franchise a run for its money? This slideshow will attempt...
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Netflix’s Jerry Before Seinfeld is a deserved victory lap, an appreciation of a life in comedy

After more than 40 years in comedy, including nine seasons of arguably the greatest sitcom in TV history, Jerry Seinfeld is entitled to take a victory lap. He essentially does so with his new Netflix comedy special, Jerry Before Seinfeld. The title really says it all. There’s no mention of Seinfeld the TV show. His stand-up routine includes no stories about the series, its development...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel blasts new GOP health care bill, says Senator Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'

Jimmy Kimmel blasts new GOP health care bill, says Senator Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'. More coverage at https://trib.al/MEqEwuM
Via The Oregonian
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How Erin Andrews solved a game-day wardrobe snafu

Never underestimate the power of a pajama top. While prepping for Sunday’s afternoon game between the Cowboys and Broncos at Denver’s Sports Authority Field, Erin Andrews and stylist Anita Patrickson decided on a Marissa Webb ensemble best suited for the 73 degree temperature. Unfortunately for the Fox Sports personality, her shirt wasn’t TV appropriate. “Erin...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

WATCH: Britney Spears is the next Simone Biles heading into LA 2028

We’re not exactly kidding because Britney Spears is actually not bad at gymnastics. More importantly, she’s excited about the Olympic Summer Games to come to Los Angeles in 2028 and she posted about it on her Twitter page on Tuesday. The American pop legend also published a Twitter video of her learning new tricks and flips at a gymnastics training facility. Spears also demonstrates...
Via Excelle Sports
2 days ago

25 most adapted authors of all time

In 1899, motion picture pioneer George Méliès produced a film based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Cinderella." It was the first literary adaptation in the medium's history, beginning a tradition that has provided Hollywood with some of its most memorable and successful films. While many of today's bestselling authors write with an eye toward adaptability (it's really good money...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Foxx gets into fight at Hollywood bar (VIDEO)

Part of being a celebrity is having to deal with being in the spotlight, which entails jerkoff fans sometimes approaching them, in hopes of ruffling their fathers. For some reason, a fan tried to do just that to Jamie Foxx at a West Hollywood club — Catch — last weekend, which wasn’t a very good idea. The fan probably hasn’t seen Foxx’s movies, and what he’s done to people...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Trump: ESPN 'paying a really big price for its politics'

President Donald Trump on Friday morning went on a tweetstorm and saved his final tweet to blast ESPN, arguing the company is “paying a really big price for its politics.” Trump argued in his tweet that is why ESPN is losing viewers and subscribers because of it. The timing of Trump’s ire directed at ESPN presumably was inspired in large part by the controversy surrounding...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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25 greatest sports films based on a true story

When Hollywood goes hunting for captivating drama, they need look no further than the world of sports. All the elements are there: the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, triumph over adversity and healing in the face of tragedy. Sometimes filmmakers work a variation on a real-life event (e.g. "Rocky" was inspired by the Muhammad Ali-Chuck Wepner fight), but they're just as likely...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather weighs in on Trump's comments on women

You might be surprised about what Floyd Mayweather Jr. had to say about President Donald Trump.Mayweather, who just destroyed Conor McGregor in what was likely the final fight of his career, shared his thoughts on some of Trump’s comments on women. In fact, Mayweather sided with Trump, in a misogynistic way. Here’s what he had to say in a recent interview (Warning; These comments...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The 20 best Hollywood spies of all time

 With “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” set to hit theaters on Sept. 22, we got to thinking about some of the best spies of all time in both film and TV. Although there have certainly been a lot throughout Hollywood’s long and storied history, obviously not everyone could make an exclusive top-20 slideshow like the one we created. For the record, the spy genre generally includes...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The 40 most iconic hispanic entertainers of all time

This weekend marks the start of "Hispanic Heritage Month," a 30-day period of observance that pays tribute to America's Latino community and their contributions to this country. In celebration, here are 40 of the most influential and iconic Latino entertainers of all time. 
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WATCH: Harrison Ford breaks silence on his affair with Carrie Fisher in interview

In an interview with GQ Magazine, Ford reluctantly addressed the affair he had with Fisher back in the '70s.
Via The Oregonian
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2017 class of the official Hip Hop Hall of Fame

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame induction ceremony, originally scheduled for this weekend, will now be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in New York City at Stage48 in Midtown Manhattan, although it will not air on television until February.While you may not be able to see the show right away, you can still check out all of the inductees before hand. This year's class includes solo performers...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking 10 of the best sports movies you've never seen

In past articles, I listed my favorite sports movies of all time for baseball, football, and contact sports—like MMA and boxing. That leaves me to my next challenge—naming my 10 favorite movies that are not just about the sports listed. So when it comes to basketball, hockey, golf, etc… what are they? There are plenty of basketball movies out there, of course. Yet, I haven’t...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

25 best shows to never win an ‘Outstanding Series’ Emmy

When it comes to the Primetime Emmy Awards, there’s no bigger honor for a show to win than Outstanding Series, be it drama, comedy, animated, etc. Most classic and critically acclaimed shows won this at some point during their run - many multiple times - but it’s important to remember that for each year’s winner, there are several losers. For this reason (or possibly just a...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The 20 highest grossing summer blockbusters of all time

The Labor Day weekend marks the end of the summer blockbuster season. This year's biggest summer blockbuster has been "Wonder Woman," the Patty Jenkins-directed movie that has made a boatload of money for Warner Bros., its studio.  But where does it rank on the list of highest grossing summer blockbusters of all time? Check out our list to find out. 
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Which actors won the Emmy the year you were born?

The first Primetime Emmy Awards were held on January 25, 1949 at the Hollywood Athletic Club. It was a Los Angeles-only affair, but the event quickly expanded as television sets began popping up in living rooms all across America. It took the Emmys nearly twenty years to sort through their category issues before they decided in 1966 on a split between "comedy" and "drama." For performers...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How have these 25 Emmy wins held up over the years?

As with any awards show, the Emmys are full of pleasant surprises, horrible indignities and downright head-scratchers. And yet what might seem right or wrong or inexplicable at the time could very well look entirely different when reconsidered years later. We've cast our gaze back into the past, and singled out twenty-five honorees that stood out for one reason or another, and asked...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Emmys the new Oscars? A-list talent on the Emmy red carpet

The debate has been raging for years now: is television better than the movies? Considering the epic sweep of "Game of Thrones," the star-studded drama of "Big Little Lies" and the whip-smart hilarity of "Veep," the argument can be made that TV now offers up a more robust selection of entertainment, some of which consistently exceeds any given year's Oscar nominees in terms of quality...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 25 Emmy hosts of all time

 The 69th Primetime Emmys will air on Sunday, September 17, 2017, with funnyman Stephen Colbert set to host. Although we’re of course looking forward to seeing who will win the various awards, we’re also curious to find out how the late night host will fare at the event, and how he will stack up against all of the past hosts. In preparation, we have compiled a list of the top...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ESPN suspends Ryen Russillo until September

ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo will be off the air for a while after a criminal entry arrest, but he looks to have kept his job. Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated reported Monday that Russillo, who drunkenly entered an apartment that wasn’t his in Wyoming last week, is currently suspended by ESPN and will return to the air on September 5. That’s great news for Russillo, who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

20 greatest MTV 'Unplugged' albums

"MTV Unplugged" premiered rather quietly in the fall of 1989 as an acoustic showcase for serious musicians (like 10,000 Maniacs and Michael Penn) who didn't go in for the glitz and glam most closely associated with the network. Within a year, those glitz-and-glam artists were eager to prove themselves as serious musicians, too, at which point "Unplugged" became a prestige platform...
August 22, 2017  |  Discuss

LISTEN: Martellus Bennett teamed up with Snoop Dogg and released a song

Athletes and musicians teaming up to produce tracks is now a thing that has become quite common, but a recent collaboration between Packers tight end Martellus Bennett and rapper Snoop Dogg is actually pretty good.Bennett apparently recorded the track — “Take A Flight” — earlier in the summer when he was in LA, and here’s what he had to say about it on Instagram. Here...
Via The Sports Daily
August 22, 2017  |  Discuss

The 20 best, weirdest, and wildest VMA moments

Perhaps more than the Grammys, the Billboard Music Awards, or really any other awards show in the country, the MTV Video Music Awards has a history of getting, well, a bit buck wild. I mean, you wouldn't see Miley Cyrus twerking against Robin Thicke at the Grammys, now would you? But we're getting ahead of ourselves. Here are 20 of the best, weirdest, and wildest VMA moments of all time.
August 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Ten intriguing questions with Philly rapper Chill Moody

Chill Moody is out here living his best life and it’s okay to be jealous. What do you say to the person who been dubbed as the mayor of his hometown, Philadelphia? What do you say to the guy who is one of Kevin Hart’s favorite rappers? What do you say to the man who has decided to dabble in making delicious beer so good that it’s regularly sipped by Questlove on his podcast...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 15, 2017  |  Discuss

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