Stories about Culture

Nov 30 2017

Tip Tweets 'F--- Da Grammys' After A Tribe Called Quest Snub

Almost 25 years after Phife Dawg proclaimed, " I'll never let a statue tell me how nice I am " on " Award Tour ", there are very clearly tensions between music's bigges...

Nov 29 2017

All hands aboard the hype-train: The Infinity Wars have finally arrived

Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow is now sporting blonde hair in the trailer instead of her typical red. Waiting five months feels like an eternity right now. After Loki...

Nov 29 2017

Ridley Scott comments on replacing Kevin Spacey

Although the movie had already wrapped, director Ridley Scott made the decision to reshoot all of Spacey's scenes. All the Money in the World recounts the infamous...

Nov 29 2017

Keillor says he put hand on woman's bare back

Minnesota Public Radio said it would also cut off all business relationships with Keillor's media companies, including ending distribution and broadcast of " The Writer's...

Nov 29 2017

Disney Casts THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM's Liu Yifei As MULAN

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Liu won the role after an epic search that involved nearly a thousand candidates from five continents. The English-language version ...

Nov 29 2017

In the USA beauty contest victor was a girl with down syndrome

Marking the first time a participant with Down syndrome has competed in a Miss USA state show altogether, 22-year-old Mikayla Holmgren , a talented young dancer, was a...

Nov 29 2017

The Weeknd's Latest Move Shows He Is Well Over Selena Gomez

But now the singer has removed photographs of Selena Gomez from his account. "They want to do things the right way and they both want to be very respectful of their f...

Nov 29 2017

Matt Lauer fired from NBC News after complaint of 'inappropriate sexual behavior'

Reuters was unable independently to confirm the accusation against Lauer. Mr. Lauer's co-host, Savannah Guthrie , announced the news on " Today " on Wednesday morning....

Nov 29 2017

Akshay Kumar 'embarrasses' Amitabh Bachchan at an award ceremony

Honoured by the presence of Amitabh Bachchan , his tweet read, "America has Superman, Batman and Spider-Man, India had Angry Young Man (Big B), rightly the Indian person...

Nov 29 2017

Bernie Sanders nominated for Grammy

Bernie Sanders is up for a Grammy in the spoken word category. The competition includes Bruce Springsteen for " Born to Run ", Carrie Fisher for " The Princess Diarist...

Nov 29 2017

Australia to consider voluntary euthanasia laws

But doctor-assisted dying will not be available until mid-2019, with an implementation panel to be created to design the finer details of the scheme. The legislation, t...

Nov 29 2017

EA explains why Battlefront 2 didn't focus on cosmetics in loot boxes

So why did EA and DICE opt for a complex economy of credits, crystals, Craft Parts and Star Cards instead of, say, cosmetic skins for its heroes? As it stands in the ...

Nov 29 2017

Donald Trump Rails Against NFL (Again) As Protests During Anthem Continue

Trump's tweets , of course, could have played a role in the declining popularity. "At least 24 players kneeling this weekend at National Football League stadiums that ...

Nov 29 2017

Daisy Ridley says she was 'surprised' by 'The Last Jedi' plot

The actress, 25, turned heads in plunging plaid double-breasted blazer worn without an undershirt as she strutted into at the show's Times Square studios. Considering tha...

Nov 29 2017

Jennifer Hudson Loses in Court as Ex-Fiance Wins Child Custody

The Dreamgirls star's representative confirmed her split from David earlier this month (Nov17), after it was revealed she had obtained an emergency restraining order ...

Nov 29 2017

Dr. Drew on NBC4: Angela Lansbury's Victim Blaming

I really believe that. Legendary actress Angela Lansbury said Monday that women are partly to blame for being subjected to sexual harassment. Lansbury has yet to co...

Nov 29 2017

CBFC orders reexamination for S Durga, won't screen in IFFI 2017

Later, the title was changed to " S Durga " and the film finally got screened at the Mumbai Film Festival. In an angry Facebook post earlier in the day, Sasidharan alle...

Nov 29 2017

USA jury clears Libyan of most serious charges in Benghazi attack

But in a big setback to prosecutors, the jury found Khatallah not guilty on charges that his actions led to the deaths of the Americans. His rebel group's raid on the d...

Nov 29 2017

NY terror attack suspect Saipov pleads not guilty to murder

A man accused of killing eight people and injuring 12 after driving a truck into pedestrians in NY in October has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and terrorism....

Nov 29 2017

Ben McAdoo's double talk: Giants trying to win ... by evaluating Geno Smith?

There had been some hints Eli Manning would be benched , but it's not like Geno Smith or rookie Davis Webb represent an upgrade with an injury-thinned wide receiver ...