Stories about Culture

Mar 06 2018

Tower Records founder Russ Solomon dies while watching Oscars and drinking whiskey

In a 2015 documentary on Tower Records, " All Things Must Pass ", Elton John recalled heading every Tuesday morning to the Hollywood store, chatting to employees about mu...

Mar 06 2018

Martin Shkreli must forfeit almost $7.4 million, judge orders

Embattled pharma exec Martin Shkreli must hand over his copy of the Wu Tang Clan's one of a kind album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin , under a judge's order issued Mo...

Mar 06 2018

Lionel Messi's 600th goal for Barcelona sinks Atletico Madrid

It was Messi's third goal from a direct free kick in as many matches and brought up fresh milestone for the Argentine attacker. Click through the gallery above to s...

Mar 05 2018

Doping documentary 'Icarus' wins Oscar

The filmmakers dedicated their award to the Russian chemist and whistleblower and chemist Dr. Directed by Bryan Fogel, this film presents the studies by Grigory Rodchenk...

Mar 05 2018

Emma Watson spotted with 'Time's Up' tattoo fail at Oscars

Others backed her decision to get rid of the apostrophe , with one tweeter suggesting it would look "weird just floating there". If she had done the hashtag #TimesUp ...

Mar 05 2018

Composer Robert Lopez Is The First To Double EGOT

There are now 12 individuals who have won at least one Emmy, Grammy, Oscar , and Tony (a list that includes Mel Brooks, Rita Moreno, and Whoopi Goldberg). He has won eve...

Mar 05 2018

Netflix Releases 'Black Mirror' Teaser Announcing Season 5 Renewal

Netflix also shared a video announcing the Black Mirror season 5 renewal, and we have shared that video below. In nearly every scenario, the word brighter is a posit...

Mar 05 2018

Rachel Shenton celebrated Oscar win with burger

She accepted the award with her fiance and the film's director Chris Overton who also appeared in Hollyoaks . In real life, her family relocated 160 miles so that she co...

Mar 05 2018

Keith Sequeira And Rochelle Rao Get Married In A Hush-Hush Ceremony!

Keith Sequeira weds Rochelle Rao: While Rochelle Rao looked attractive in a white wedding gown, Keith Sequeira was every bit a prince charming in his pink and blue...

Mar 05 2018

China Maintains 2018 GDP Growth Target

While many China watchers still believe the GDP numbers are much weaker than the official figures suggest, the country is a key driver of global growth. The growth target...

Mar 05 2018

Italy elections: Will Five Star look left or right?

The center-right Forza Italia party of Silvio Berlusconi (l.) was eclipsed by the far-right Northern League party led by his coalition partner Matteo Salvini (r.)...

Mar 05 2018

Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool play better without Philippe Coutinho

United are at injury-hit Crystal Palace on Monday when victory would give them 62 points. Mohamed Salah is having a fantastic season with Liverpool since he joine...

Mar 05 2018

Woman arrested after dumping popcorn on 'noisy' toddler's head in movie theatre

The Karmans, both from Baldwin, New York, were charged with endangering the welfare of a child and along with that were issued appearance tickets, police said. Riggs di...

Mar 05 2018

Rapper Rick Ross reportedly hospitalized in Florida

For all Rocky fans and movie buffs, the picture is of Drago as he stood above Apollo Creed in the ring as Creed is dying. The stand-off reached a fever pitch in 2015 ...

Mar 05 2018

Allison Janney on Oscar Win: 'I Did It All by Myself

Allison Janney , who is nominated for best supporting actress for her role in I, Tonya , caught the eye in a vivid scarlet Reem Acra gown with long sleeves that draped...

Mar 05 2018

Who won the jet ski at the Oscars?

The final political jab came when discussing the gay romance film " Call Me By Your Name ". Mexican director Guillermo del Toro , whose fantasy film "The Shape of W...

Mar 05 2018

Allison Janney wins best supporting actress Oscar for I, Tonya

Famed for playing CJ Cregg on The West Wing and for movies like Juno and The Girl on the Train, Janney is now the darling of the awards season for her role in biopic I...

Mar 05 2018

Pic talk: Sridevi's Ashes Immersed in Rameshwaram

Her caption reads that one should love their parents and should cherish them so as they feel loved and cared by us. He also went to Dubai to help get the mortal remains...

Mar 05 2018

James Ivory's Oscar win proves age is just a number

Working with producer and life partner Ismael Merchant as Merchant Ivory Productions, often in collaboration with screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, they essentially crea...

Mar 05 2018

Oscars 2018: Gary Oldman named best actor for 'Darkest Hour'

The actor, who was first nominated in 2012 for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy , won the Best Actor Oscar on Sunday for his performance as Winston Churchill in Darkest Ho...