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Simpsons Producer Spots Gaffe in Old Episode
- September 07, 2018

The episode (as all good Simpsons fans will remember) is a flashback episode, telling the tale of the birth of Maggie . Wrong, it would seem. A pretty significant blunder, however, was recently re-discovered by executive producer Matt Selman , who took to social media on Wednesday to reveal the sneaky mistake on the beloved show. (more...)
Paul McCartney livestreaming secret NYC show, has an official MetroCard
- September 07, 2018

A bit of a rivalry. "They had your look", said Stern, completing his sentence. He also told a amusing story about his musician father James sharing thoughts on the making of the Beatles breakthrough hit "She Loves You". McCartney's voice is a little craggy with age, but it's got character and is the flawless foil to the slick, lush production. McCartney also said he loves touring - which is unsurprising for a man who has toured almost every year since 2002. (more...)
Tigers broadcasters turn on each other in physical altercation Tigers broadcasters turn on each other in physical altercation
- September 07, 2018

According to The Athletic , Impemba and Allen have clashed personalities for a while, though this appears to be the first physical dispute between them. A later report from Local 4 said that Allen choked Impemba from behind following a disagreement over a chair in the booth, citing unnamed sources. (more...)
Sanders urges Trump fans to pressure New York Times over op-ed Sanders urges Trump fans to pressure New York Times over op-ed
- September 07, 2018

Trump lashed out in characteristic fashion, and the Times even ran a story about the op-ed and the ensuing fallout on its front page on Thursday. There has already been talk of an aggressive push within the White House to find out the identity of the sources Woodward relied on for his book, Fear: Trump in the White House . (more...)
Ariana Grande's Ponytail Acts Pretty Strange on 'Fallon' Ariana Grande's Ponytail Acts Pretty Strange on 'Fallon'
- September 07, 2018

Ariana Grande joined Jimmy Fallon in a sketch about how helpful and loyal her ponytail is. Whatever she does - from fetching LaCroixs from a minifridge to answering a phone, to signing an autograph for a freaked-out Questlove - her ponytail functions for Grande as a kind of sentient third hand. (more...)
CBS negotiating exit of CEO Les Moonves CBS negotiating exit of CEO Les Moonves
- September 07, 2018

Moonves, who has remained in charge despite the allegations against him, signed an employment contract in May 2017 that provides for a severance package worth almost $180 million if he is removed without cause. He did, however, acknowledge trying to kiss actress and writer Illeana Douglas, according to the statement provided to The New Yorker . "But I always understood and respected - and abided by the principle - that "no" means "no", and I have never misused my position to harm or hinder ... (more...)
International Trailer For Halloween Includes New Footage
- September 07, 2018

It even gives a glimpse of a mask-less Michael Meyers - albeit from the back of his head. Check out the new trailer above. Jamie Lee Curtis once again plays Laurie Strode, who as a teenager was terrified by the psychotic Michael Myers. Given that John Carpenter is overseeing the soundtrack for the new Halloween movie (out October 19), the legendary filmmaker may not be entirely unbiased when it comes to David Gordon Green's sequel. (more...)
Duchess Meghan Markle Looks So Elegant for Charity Concert with Prince Harry Duchess Meghan Markle Looks So Elegant for Charity Concert with Prince Harry
- September 07, 2018

They will also be introduced to representatives from the charities and the Royal Armouries' trustees. The 100 Days to Peace gala is marking the century of the end of the First World War, in aid of mental charities. A performance from The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace conducted by Sir Karl Jenkins will take place later on where all proceeds will go to the military and mental health charities, Combat Stress , Heads Together , and Help for Heroes . (more...)
Woman regrets her photos of 'Cosby' actor working at store Woman regrets her photos of 'Cosby' actor working at store
- September 07, 2018

But I didn't think anything bad about it. She said that she's a fan of and "still loves" the 57-year-old actor, who she "hopes" to speak to soon. "I feel awful for embarrassing him", she said, adding that she "did not" expect the photos to get as much traction as they did. (more...)
Oscars organizers postpone controversial 'popular film' award Oscars organizers postpone controversial 'popular film' award
- September 06, 2018

Less than a month after announcing the creation of a Best Popular Film category at the Oscars , which was immediately mocked ("I would have voted for Black Panther for Best Popular Film twice if I could have"), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has already postponed the award's debut. (more...)
Actor Burt Reynolds dies at 82-years-old Actor Burt Reynolds dies at 82-years-old
- September 06, 2018

Reflecting on his ascent in 1981, Reynolds told the New York Times , "You know, there are three ways to make it in Hollywood". The film is expected to hit theaters in 2019. His breakthrough film role was in Deliverance (1972), in which he played Lewis Medlock. The actor played porn director Jack Horner in the Paul Thomas Anderson film, though he later famously claimed to "hate" Anderson, and said he never watched " Boogie Nights " all the way through. (more...)
Michael Moore Says Trump's Jealousy Of Gwen Stefani Led To Presidential Run Michael Moore Says Trump's Jealousy Of Gwen Stefani Led To Presidential Run
- September 06, 2018

According to Moore - whose latest documentary, Fahrenheit 11/9 , examines the current POTUS's election victory - there's speculation that Trump was so upset upon learning that NBC was giving Stefani a bigger paycheck than he received as host of The Apprentice , he made a decision to run for president. (more...)
Fox Pulls Scene From The Predator After Shane Black Hired Sex Offender Fox Pulls Scene From The Predator After Shane Black Hired Sex Offender
- September 06, 2018

The emails grew explicit, and the 2009 arrest alleged multiple instances of physical contact, though Striegel still denies this. In a written statement to the LA Times , Black added, "I personally chose to help a friend". Registered sex offenders can struggle to find employment, but Hollywood is under fire for having harbored serial abusers and harassers in safety and silence for decades. (more...)
Designated Survivor has been resuscitated by Netflix Designated Survivor has been resuscitated by Netflix
- September 06, 2018

The second is that the new season of Designated Survivor will also welcome the fifth showrunner for a show that just completed two seasons. The news first broke late last night and Twitter is buzzing for more details on what to expect from season 3 of the show. (more...)
Airport Where Freddie Mercury Once Worked Honors Late Singer On 72nd Birthday Airport Where Freddie Mercury Once Worked Honors Late Singer On 72nd Birthday
- September 06, 2018

The Queen superstar worked as a baggage handler before joining the band. The baggage handlers teamed up with Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor choreographer Lyndon Lloyd for the choreographed dance which took weeks of rehearsals. The film traces Mercury's rise from his unlikely beginnings and features scenes at Heathrow, where he worked while living in Feltham. In addition to Bohemian Rhapsody , Radio Ga Ga , Hammer To Fall and We Are The Champions from Wembley Stadium will be ... (more...)
Telly actor found hanging in hotel room in West Bengal Telly actor found hanging in hotel room in West Bengal
- September 06, 2018

After Payal was found dead, Siliguri police informed her in south Kolkata .The cops have sent her body for post-mortem, but they suspect it's a case of suicide. She is survived by her parents and a son. Chakraborty's father Prabir Guha has stated that she was suffering from mental stress. Payel has been a part of shows like Ek Masher Sahitya, Goenda Ginni , and Chokher Tara Tui . (more...)
Aretha Franklin's Eulogy Aretha Franklin's Eulogy "offensive and distasteful"
- September 06, 2018

If you were wondering how Aretha Franklin's loved ones were reacting to his fifty-minute speech in person, well, it turns out they were pretty shocked by the whole thing, too. We're not all right. In an emotionally charged address, the Atlanta pastor described homes where fathers have left as " abortion after birth " and he hit out at violence within the United States black community. (more...)
First Look At Brie Larson In ‘Captain Marvel’ Released First Look At Brie Larson In ‘Captain Marvel’ Released
- September 06, 2018

They're most famous for creating the Inhumans and for their war with the Skrull that almost decimated Earth. In the comics, Talos is a rare Skrull born without the ability to shape shift. "These extraordinary powers she has, he sees them as something of a blessing and something that she has to learn how to control", Law told EW. Rambeau is a single mom with a daughter, and we stan a cool, confident, self-sufficient USAF fox who makes sacrifices daily for the good of country and the future of ... (more...)
Plane lands in NY with 10 ill passengers Plane lands in NY with 10 ill passengers
- September 06, 2018

Passengers were required to fill out forms and have their temperature taken as they exited the plane. Emirates' home office told US officials it believes this incident was caused by food poisoning. They say they won't know for sure until they get final results. USA Today then further reported that passengers were finally let go from quarantine by 10:45 a.m. (more...)
White House Rejects NYT Column Attributed To Anonymous Official That Criticizes Trump White House Rejects NYT Column Attributed To Anonymous Official That Criticizes Trump
- September 06, 2018

In a statement issued Tuesday, Dowd says, "There was no so-called "practice session" or "re-enactment" of a mock interview at the Special Counsel's office". After reading the op-ed, Noah said the country appears to be in even more more trouble than he thought. On the call, Trump sounded anxious, repeating his refrain that it would be a "bad" book for him, and that Woodward did not understand just how successful he had been in office. (more...)
Cranberries pay tribute to Dolores after inquest ruling Cranberries pay tribute to Dolores after inquest ruling
- September 06, 2018

Toxiclocology tests showed only "therapeutic" amounts of medication in O'Riordan's blood, but showed up 330mg of alcohol per 100mls of blood - meaning she was more than four times the 80mg legal limit for driving. She said she suffered paranoia and sleep deprivation as a result of her illness. In 2007, O'Riordan launched a solo project with her album " Are you Listening? " before reuniting with the group in 2009. (more...)
Google celebrates German sculptor and painter Oskar Schlemmer's 130th birthday Google celebrates German sculptor and painter Oskar Schlemmer's 130th birthday
- September 06, 2018

The Google dedicated its doodle to Oskar Schlemmer, showing a bulbous mechanical figures standing in a ballet pose and wearing a metallic mask. The interesting thing here is that his theater designs were not just limited to history but instead, they also ended up influencing artists including David Bowie . (more...)
Ty Dolla $ign Arrested in Atlanta After Drug Dog Search Ty Dolla $ign Arrested in Atlanta After Drug Dog Search
- September 06, 2018

In the video footage obtained by TMZ , several officers and drug dogs surround the vehicle. Ty was handcuffed and led to a police cruiser. Atlanta police Officer Stephanie Brown tells news outlets that seven people were stopped late Wednesday afternoon when police smelled marijuana coming from a auto near downtown Atlanta. (more...)
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Died By Drowning Due To Alcohol Intoxication
- September 06, 2018

Coroner Shirley Radcliffe said O'Riordan died from drowning due to alcohol intoxication. Irish President Michael D Higgins described O'Riordan's death as a big loss to Irish music, saying her influence was "immense". Before the inquest was adjourned in January, the court was told "various tests" were being awaited after a post-mortem examination, but that police found her death not to be suspicious. (more...)
Unveiling of Salvator Mundi at Louvre Abu Dhabi delayed Unveiling of Salvator Mundi at Louvre Abu Dhabi delayed
- September 06, 2018

It was temporarily caught in an anonymous bidding war between a Saudi and a UAE prince, according to the Daily Mail tabloid. Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi , which was purchased at auction in NY last November for $450.3m (£342.1m) after a tense 20-minute sale involving unidentified bidders, had been scheduled to go display on 18 September. (more...)

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