Stories about Culture

Jun 02 2017

Why Lebanon Is Attempting to Ban Wonder Woman

When asked if it will be set in present day or some time in the 1930s, she answered, "I'm definitely planning something more interesting using that period of time ". I...

Jun 02 2017

France's Macron says United States interests to be harmed by climate deal withdrawal

Building suspense about America's role in the world, President Donald Trump planned to announce Thursday whether the US would stay in a global climate pact. Investors h...

Jun 02 2017

Could The Horrific Manchester Attack Have Been Averted?

After arresting a 23-year-old man on Tuesday, British police said they had taken three more men into custody on Wednesday in south Manchester, where Abedi lived. The mili...

Jun 02 2017

Ariana Grande to play Manchester charity concert on Sunday for bomb victims

A suicide bomber detonated a device as fans were exiting the Dangerous Woman singer's show at Manchester Arena on 22 May (17), killing 22 people and injuring 116 others...

Jun 02 2017

Gal Gadot Says 'Wonder Woman' is 'Relatable to Everyone'

Conscription to the army is compulsory in Israel and like many young women in the country Gadot spent two years in uniform. Lebanon and Israel have officially been at w...

Jun 02 2017

Manchester Bomber Reportedly Used Student Loans to Help Fund Attack

The Times story followed several USA news reports disclosing information British police and intelligence officials had chosen to withhold from the press. The Conservative...

Jun 02 2017

Kevin Durant not feeling pressure of NBA Finals expectations

That part honestly surprises me. In that light, a club can reward one designated veteran player per year with a contract starting at 35 percent of next year's projected $...

Jun 02 2017

Gal Gadot's Pageant Past: Wonder Woman Star Dazzled as Miss Israel

Before sending her off into war, Wonder Woman takes advantage of the fish-out-of-water comedy of Diana leaving her tranquil island paradise for the soot-choked gray of ...

Jun 02 2017

Pirates of the Caribbean Dominates Global Box Office

Entertainment Weekly reported on the initial box office numbers for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales . The source says that it is still the lowest ...

Jun 02 2017

New STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Pictures and Details Released

This photo quite possibly commemorates the star who we lost in December 2016 at age 60. While speaking to Vanity Fair , Lucasfilm president Katherine Kennedy talks about...

Jun 02 2017

Reggae star Damian Marley, others buy control of High Times

In addition to the magazine, the company runs the Cannabis Cup events series as well as the High Times website. Let's take a moment to acknowledge one of those times....

Jun 02 2017

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert sells out in minutes

It'll be just under two weeks after a bomber killed 22 people at a Grande concert in Manchester. Many other stars will be joining her including Coldplay , Katy Perr...

Jun 02 2017

Director Patty Jenkins: A 13-year journey to make "Wonder Woman"

For Gadot, wearing Wonder Woman's classic red-and-blue costume helped her feel like a superhero - especially once the outfit was retooled after she made her debut as th...

Jun 02 2017

Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal: Axios

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called the climate change talks in particular "very unsatisfactory". In response to a question referencing Trump , Li respo...

Jun 02 2017

Carriage horse breaks free, runs through rush hour traffic

Goldie the carriage horse had a joy ride of her own this week. Brooke Fedigan posted a video to Facebook showing the horse, Goldie, running lose on West 54th Street w...

Jun 02 2017

'Baywatch' sequel was in talks ahead of first film's release, producer says

However, even though critics have disliked Baywatch , nearly everyone have praised Priyanka Chopra . Many publications are in agreement that Priyanka was underused in t...

Jun 02 2017

Drake Smashes BBMA Record After Winning 13 Awards

Do you believe in life after love? Drake and Dion posed together, along with Drake's father Dennis Graham, in a photo on the rapper's Instagram page. "That is not...

Jun 02 2017

Trump Tweets About Russian Election Interference

But Kushner's communications with the Russians have drawn the interest of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating allegations Russia tried to meddle i...

Jun 02 2017

Singer Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit concert

Greater Manchester Police tweeted that the man was taken into custody in the suburb of Moss Side. "These searches will take several days to complete, as you would e...

Jun 02 2017

NBC's Megyn Kelly lands Putin interview for newsmagazine

While Dateline NBC is more focused on true crime stories these days, Sunday Night is more broadly focused, and will include stories from a variety of contri...