Stories about Culture

Feb 23 2018

S.Africa hikes sales tax in 'tough' post-Zuma budget

Mr. Gigaba has denied wrongdoing. Gigaba said poor households would be cushioned against the Value-Added Tax rate rise through a zero-rating of basic food items such as...

Feb 23 2018

Lamar Odom on Khloé Kardashian's pregnancy

Kardashian is expecting her first child with boyfriend Tristan Thompson . 'I know if she can take care of a grown man for four years, I know she can take care of a bab...

Feb 23 2018

Stephen Colbert praises Parkland teens on the "Late Show"

The only group that gives Colbert hope we can do something to protect children from gun violence "sadly is the children", he said, noting that when students from the shot...

Feb 23 2018

Who is HR McMaster?

From attacking Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter to his potentially wanting to fire State Secretary Rex Tillerson for a variety of reasons, Celebrity Apprenti...

Feb 23 2018

How Kylie Jenner crashed Snapchat's stock

The Guardian reported on Thursday that Snapchat's redesign is here to stay despite an online petition signed by more than 1.2m users asking the company to reconsider the...

Feb 23 2018

JJ Abrams says the Star Wars: Episode IX screenplay is finished

In addition, Call Me By Your Name star Armie Hammer, The Greatest Showman actress Zendaya, and Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez - who lent her voice to the nomi...

Feb 23 2018

Michelle Wolf to host White House Correspondents' dinner

Wolf is scheduled to be the fifth female to host of the prestigious event, joining Cecily Strong, Wanda Sykes, Elayne Boosler and Paula Poundstone. "Talev added, "[Wolf...

Feb 23 2018

Female Characters in Top Grossing Films Drop in 2017

The study confirms that Hollywood isn't kind to women of a certain age. In 2017, women comprised 18% of directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors, a...

Feb 23 2018

Real reason Brendan Fraser left Hollywood

Now that Brendan Fraser is making his way back into Hollywood with movies The Field and Behind The Curtain of Night due out later this year, he has given an in-depth ...

Feb 23 2018

Chevy Chase says he was attacked in road rage incident

Landrio said that Chase began weaving in and out of traffic, all in an effort to allegedly run them off the road. "Then he started cursing at me for no reason and said, '...

Feb 23 2018

SA's had no option but to increase VAT rate - Gigaba

Amid escalating rhetoric about "radical economic empowerment" in recent years, the word "radical" featured just once in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's speech. As Giga...

Feb 23 2018

Why Didn't Obama Stop Russia Election Meddling?

In January, Sessions was interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller for four hours, becoming the highest-ranking Trump administration official to be questioned in th...

Feb 23 2018

Parkland Students March on Florida Capitol to Demand Gun Control

On Tuesday, the state house refused to take up a bill that would ban semi-automatic weapons, like the AR-15 that was used in the attack. "We're feeling empowered, we're...

Feb 23 2018

So, Models Carried Human Heads at Gucci Fall 2018

Models have strutted the runway carrying replicas of their own severed heads in Gucci's operating room-themed show at Milan Fashion Week . The outlandish creations d...

Feb 23 2018

EA will show a playable version of Battlefield 2018 ahead of E3

However, we've learned nothing yet about what to expect from the game, including what era it will take place in after Battlefield 1 went to World War I. The event ends ...

Feb 23 2018

Future Cool Mom Rachel McAdams Is Reportedly Pregnant

The actress, who has always been very private about her personal life, was reportedly spotted canoodling with screenwriter Jamie Linden in 2016, which prompted speculat...

Feb 23 2018

Brits unleash a political Stormzy

UK RAPPER STORMZY had harsh words for Prime Minister Theresa May last night, during a performance at the Brit Awards. Stormzy won the biggest accolade of the ...

Feb 23 2018

Hallelujah, Joss Whedon is no longer helming the Batgirl movie

The reason Whedon has stepped down from the project is mainly because he felt he wasn't able to write a good story for Batgirl . Last year, it was announced that Aven...

Feb 23 2018

Quincy Jones Apologizes For His Tea-Spilling, 'Wordvomit' Interviews

Jones added that he'd recently stopped drinking (3 years ago) and makes a point that certain details he's spilled on don't paint the full picture of his intentions or e...

Feb 22 2018

Nikolas Cruz: Family who took him in on 'Good Morning America'

Since the shooting there have been reports the teenager was suffering depression ahead of the shooting. The teen is accused of massacring 17 people with a semi-automa...