LOS ANGELES — Ricky Harris, a comedian known for both his racy stand-up act and his appearances in family-friendly fare such as the TV series “Everybody Hates Chris,” died Monday, his manager said. He was 54. The cause was not immediately known. But Harris’ manager, Cindy Ambers of Art/Work Entertainment, said Harris had suffered a heart… Read the rest of this entry
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – DECEMBER 10: Demi Lovato performs live on stage at Allianz Parque on December 10, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Embed from Getty Images
Demi Lovato’s Version Of ‘Silent Night’
As part of her and Nick Jonas “Honda Civic Tour: Future Now” farewell, Demi Lovato uploaded on Instagram a beautiful video singing her most favorite holiday song, “Silent Night.” The singer captioned the post saying: “Wanted to share my favorite holiday song with you guys… Hope you like my rendition of ‘Silent Night.’ Happy Holidays!” Accompanied… Read the rest of this entry
Superstar Beyoncé Knowles-Carter celebrated the holidays by posting a slideshow on Instagram. The photos are of her with beautiful Christmas trees and assorted decorations. The photos of Beyoncé includes ones with her wearing a pair adorable small silver reindeer antlers. Video below.
By Rubén G. Mendoza, Chair/Professor, Division of Social, Behavioral & Global Studies, California State University, Monterey Bay. The 2007 midwinter solstice illumination of the main altar tabernacle of Old Mission San Juan Bautista, California. Rubén G. Mendoza/Ancient Editions, CC BY-ND On Wednesday, Dec. 21, nations in the Northern Hemisphere will mark the winter solstice – the… Read the rest of this entry
Game Title: Mutant Duck Invasion
Age: Developer suggests ages 8 and up (cartoon style violence) it involves some reading.
Release date: Approximately 12th Nov 2016
Genre(s): Arcade, strategy.
Platforms: Android then iOS (iPhone and iPad) coming soon
Developer/Publisher: Primordial Echo Pty Ltd
A rocket launch off the coast of Virginia that officials said might be visible from New Jersey has been postponed from Sunday to Monday night, NASA announced. The Cygnus cargo spacecraft, intended to resupply the International Space Station, was to be deployed from an Antares rocket set to launch shortly after 8 p.m. on Sunday.… Read the rest of this entry
Vermilion flycatcher in the Pantanal, Brazil via Wikipedia
Not one but two previously unknown subspecies of Vermilion Flycatcher songbirds have been identified by researchers on the Galápagos Islands. Normally, this would be seen as fantastic news. Unfortunately, the newly-discovered San Cristóbal Island Vermilion Flycatcher – the smaller of the two – has not been seen since 1987. It is considered to be the first modern day extinction of a Galápagos bird species… Read the rest of this entry
Westworld is an upcoming science fiction thriller television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy for HBO, based on the 1973 film of the same name, which was written and directed by American novelist Michael Crichton. Wikipedia
‘Westworld’ Release Date Announced: What Happens When Artificial Intelligence Becomes Real Life?
Have you ever questioned the nature of your reality? You will when HBO’s Westworld premieres Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9 p.m. The one-hour drama series Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a… Read the rest of this entry
No Time for Losers: Why Queen Can’t Pick Its ‘Champions’
I’ve paid my dues Time after time I’ve done my sentence But committed no crime —Queen, “We Are the Champions” The playing of hit songs long has been associated with American presidential campaigns. Bill Clinton used Fleetwood Mac’s song “Don’t Stop” during his first campaign. Twenty years later, Mitt Romney used Kid Rock’s “Born Free.” But… Read the rest of this entry
‘Jaws’ screenwriter Carl Gottlieb discusses writing classic
film and behind-the-scenes book.
Long before there was “Sharknado,” there was “Jaws,” the classic 1975 monster movie about a killer great white shark terrorizing a small New England resort town. Growing up in Rhode Island, I can attest that the impact of that film had a dramatic effect on how we spent summers at the beach: “Don’t go in the… Read the rest of this entry