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Life&Culture New podcast show S-Town for bingeing TV true crime fans
Author: 0 New podcast show S-Town for bingeing TV true crime fans

When a friend recommended the This American Life podcast Serial , I got so hooked I ended up binge-listening to the entire first series in a single weekend. What we end up with is something far less conventional, far more soulful, and, based on the four review episodes released ahead of this morning's launch, far more rewarding.

Life&Culture Rachel Dolezal says she's 'trans-black'
Author: 0 Rachel Dolezal says she's 'trans-black'

The clip went viral and Dolezal found herself vilified by some quarters of both the white and black communities. "I'm kinda in the pan of pan-African". It will likely prove extremely hard for her not to be quickly identified by any potential employer. Rachel does not plan on changing her line of work - which could very likely still make it hard to find sustainable employment.

Life&Culture Darlene Cates, 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' Star, Dead At 69
Author: 0 Darlene Cates, 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' Star, Dead At 69

Cates famously played Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio's obese, housebound mother in the iconic film. "We take comfort in knowing that she is no longer in pain and is in the arms of our Heavenly Father", she added. Casting directors offered Cates ― who was close to 600 pounds and housebound at the time ― the role of Bonnie, and she accepted. I'll always remember you as the best acting mamma I ever had.

Life&Culture Hulu orders Sarah Silverman political talk show
Author: 0 Hulu orders Sarah Silverman political talk show

The series, which promises to be amusing, will be executive produced by Sarah Silverman , Will Ferrell , Adam McKay and Amy Zvi. Silverman is repped by UTA, Amy Zvi from Thruline and lawyer is Ziffren. "While it's great to connect with like-minded people, Silverman feels it's crucial, now more than ever, to connect with un-like-minded people", the statement said.

Life&Culture True Detective season 3 Is being revived with Deadwood's David Milch
Author: 0 True Detective season 3 Is being revived with Deadwood's David Milch

While the third season of " True Detective " was in flux, HBO inked a deal with Pizzolatto, keeping him at the network through 2018. Industry reports say that the writer is also developing a Perry Mason series at the network with Robert Downey Jr ., although no new developments have been reported on that project.

Author: 0 Baby Driver Release Date Moved Up

Thankfully, Sony is feeling the vibe Austin put out and is going to let the rest of you see Baby Driver six weeks earlier than originally planned. Baby Driver stars Ansel Elgort as the eponymous Baby, who relies on the beats perpetually thumping through his earbuds to propel his work as a getaway driver.

Author: 0 Washington 'troubled' by arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Tens of thousands of people protested against corruption in Russian Federation on Sunday (26 March) in the biggest challenge to Kremlin authority in five years. The US state department said protesters should be able to "exercise their rights without fear of retribution". Another said: "In many countries the government would have resigned over this".

Life&Culture Karan Johar reveals shocking news about his children and advises parents
Author: 0 Karan Johar reveals shocking news about his children and advises parents

He says with right kind of care, they can be nurtured towards normal growth. Karan Johar's Koffee With Karan this season has been steeped in controversies. There are a lot of factors in this country that determine movie stardom and I think true talent is the least of them. This is truly tragic. "Would I have been a filmmaker?" I was an assistant director in one film.

Life&Culture Sushant Singh Rajput turns spy for Romeo Akbar Walter or RAW
Author: 0 Sushant Singh Rajput turns spy for Romeo Akbar Walter or RAW

The movie, to be directed by Robby Grewal, will release in 2018. The actor made his debut in Bollywood with the movie Kai Po Che, which was a movie adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's book Three Mistakes of My Life . - Sushant Singh Rajput (@itsSSR) March 26, 20172018 will be RAW. The Shuddh Desi Romance actor was last seen in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, directed by Neeraj Pandey.

Author: 0 'Power Rangers 2' Movie: What We Know About The Sequel So Far

We're back in the alternative high school as the detention teacher is taking roll, and he calls off the name Tommy Oliver to no answer. Fans only saw an empty desk with a green jacket. So we're expecting a green ranger will join the next blockbuster sequel (its even teased in the post-credits sequence of the film, which as just hit cinemas).

Author: 0 Chuck Berry's family will release new music 'in the coming days'

With Chuck Berry's biggest fans mourning his tragic death over the weekend, the musician's family is breaking their silence and shedding light on his final album release. He surged to prominence in the 1950s with his first hit "Maybellene " and other songs like "Johnny B Goode ", " Roll Over Beethoven " and "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man ".

Life&Culture One Reason Health Care Vote Is So Tricky: Everything Involved Is Unpopular
Author: 0 One Reason Health Care Vote Is So Tricky: Everything Involved Is Unpopular

The question - "There is a Republican health care plan to replace Obamacare, known as the American Health Care Act ". And while Trump's approval ratings are bad, 45 percent of people say he is right to support some form of repeal. A large majority of all voters polled in the Quinnipiac survey, 74 percent, said they opposed cutting federal funding for Medicaid, while just 22 percent favored such cuts.

Author: 0 New 'Justice League' Trailer Brings the Superhero Team Together

Usually we've got a rule about posting teasers for trailers , which are already glorified teasers for movies to come but with a two minute running time attached to them. At the very least, there are quick first glimpses of J.K. Simmons' Jim Gordon, and Amber Heard's Mera, who'll be a major player in James Wan's Aquaman.

Author: 0 Gunshots fired in burglary of store at Bellagio in Las Vegas

Police detained several people for questioning, but ABC News reports police aren't confirming if those detained are suspects. Bellagio is a casino, resort, luxury hotel and resort on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The witness, Twitter user Kir_Kamil, said the person in the pig mask tried to flee but was arrested. Some witnesses said they saw a man armed with a gun near the Rolex watch shop.

Life&Culture 'I'm the schmuck who landed on the taxiway': Harrison Ford
Author: 0 'I'm the schmuck who landed on the taxiway': Harrison Ford

The actor and long-time pilot tells the tower man by way of explanation that he was distracted by the airliner turning to hold short of the runway and by the turbulence from an Airbus that just landed. As he fumbles about getting the information, the the air traffic controller says: 'It's no big deal'. The incident is under investigation, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.

Life&Culture What if the Negotiator-in-Chief Can't Get Healthcare Passed?
Author: 0 What if the Negotiator-in-Chief Can't Get Healthcare Passed?

He quickly corrected his error and said "tax reform" before briefly dissembling for a bit as he regained his footing. I think if you think about it legislatively. Paul Manafort helped Donald Trump secure the Republican presidential nomination but the White House insists he is just some "gentlemen who was employed by someone for five months ".

Author: 0 Should 18 years be the limit for Supreme Court justices?

Judge Gorsuch has been labeled an "originalist" in his approach to the Constitution - a judicial philosophy that says the founding document should imbued with the meaning intended by those who wrote it. Senate Democratic Leader Schumer made it clear where this is going. Udall, a former New Mexico attorney general, said controversies swirling around President Donald Trump factored into his decision to oppose Gorsuch, a Westerner who has drawn generally strong reviews for his intellect and ...

Life&Culture Spider-Man: Homecoming gets two new posters
Author: 0 Spider-Man: Homecoming gets two new posters

Homecoming poster released earlier today is a work of genius, firmly establishing Tom Holland's Spidey in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with humor, poise and subtly. (You'll remember that per most Spider-Man origin stories, Peter designed his own web-shooters that impressed Tony Stark in Civil War ). Now, Sony Pictures UK have released an accompanying poster that, sadly, is a little more conventional.

Life&Culture Michael Keane: 'I've proved Manchester United wrong'
Author: 0 Michael Keane: 'I've proved Manchester United wrong'

The Burnley defender was handed his senior Three Lions bow against Germany, starting alongside Gary Cahill and Chris Smalling at the back, but it was a bittersweet experience as they fell to a 1-0 defeat in Dortmund. Manchester City have been monitoring things, while former club United, who have a sell-on clause could do a "Pogba" and bring the academy graduate back to Old Trafford.

Author: 0 Check out three new Justice League teasers before the official trailer debut

Snyder directed from Terrio's screenplay, which introduced Gadot as Wonder Woman, Momoa as Aquaman, and Miller as The Flash. But the highlight has to be his sparks of electricity as he races off into a run. While Aquaman no doubt has an insane edge as the new King of Atlantis now, The Flash still seems to hold the key to true amusing and comedy in the league.

Author: 0 London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

Khalid Masood , 52, was born in the United Kingdom and had a criminal record, but wasn't previously suspected as a terrorist, authorities said. Massod was last convicted in 2003 for possession of a knife, and was not the subject of any current investigations, Scotland Yard said .

Author: 0 "Beauty and the Beast" recaptures magic of original

The new songs make sense within the narrative, but for a purist (or anyone who loves the Broadway soundtrack) they can be jarring. And it's a film that lives up to the hype. From Belle (Emma Watson)'s energetic walk through the village to Gaston's amusing narcissistic ode, from the show-stopping dinner table theatrics to the moving ballads of love, all the musical sequences audiences have associated and loved with the feature are included, and performed with grandiose, gusto and grace.

Life&Culture Elizabeth Banks wants Power Rangers 2
Author: 0 Elizabeth Banks wants Power Rangers 2

The film's director , Dean Israelite , has opened up about the landmark storyline and said that he hopes it helps young fans of the series realise that being different is "OK". Then there are the extraterrestrials: Pitch Perfect's Elizabeth Banks camps it up as villain Rita Repulsa and Bryan Cranston's gruff baritone is put to good use as disembodied Rangers mentor Zordon .

Author: 0 Gorillaz Release Four New Songs - Featuring Vince Staples, PopCaan, DRAM & Jehnny Beth

A Super Deluxe Vinyl Box Set will also contain each of the 14 regular edition tracks on its own piece of vinyl, backed by an alternate version. " Saturnz Barz " (at 10:30) captures a similar aesthetic with Albarn filtering his vocals through static and Jamaican artist Popcaan delivering a sinister verse over a guttural rumble sprinkled with siren-like synth flares.

Author: 0 Jake Gyllenhaal put an end to 'punishing' film preparation

In the same interview Gyllenhaal went on to gush about Reynolds saying: 'We're performers and it does happen but it's rare you meet someone who's just like you. Gyllenhaal was equally complimentary, saying Reynolds' role previous year as a foul-mouthed superhero is exactly what he strives for - a performance so authentic that it would be almost impossible for another actor to duplicate.

Life&Culture 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 24 Premiere Scores, Highlights, & 'DWTS' Voting
Author: 0 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 24 Premiere Scores, Highlights, & 'DWTS' Voting

And former Saturday Night Live star Chris Kattan was told that the only good thing about his performance was the judges knowing they didn't "have to watch it again". Kym Herjavec and Mr. T were also pretty lackluster, as their score or 20 reflected, though he had a great attitude that made the judges love him anyway (and it's not like anyone was expecting him to be a ballroom expert).

Life&Culture Sesame Street's new muppet Julia aims to reduce autism stigma
Author: 0 Sesame Street's new muppet Julia aims to reduce autism stigma

Ferraro said in Julia's debut episode she will demonstrate common characteristics of children with autism and the characters in the show will try to create a game which makes Julia feel comfortable enough to join in. -The Muppet gang will welcome a new pal named Julia to TV's friendliest street next month. It's because of the talents and dedication of those behind the scenes that we have characters like Elmo and Abby, who so many know and love.

Life&Culture Beauty and the Beast Could Get Spin-Off or Prequel But No Sequel
Author: 0 Beauty and the Beast Could Get Spin-Off or Prequel But No Sequel

Lefou is the forthcoming sidekick of Gaston in the cartoon film and in the current live action movie. Malaysian cinemas initially wanted to censor the homosexual content from the film before releasing it to local cinemas. But it appeared the bulk of audiences didn't object to the reveal because of the success the film had in the box office. Antigay forces in Malaysia, Singapore, Russia and some parts of the USA have also complained about the film , as PinkNews reported.

Life&Culture Jenny Slate Reveals How She Coped With Chris Evans Break Up
Author: 0 Jenny Slate Reveals How She Coped With Chris Evans Break Up

When Chris Evans first expressed interest in Jenny Slate , the actress didn't think she fit the mold. According to her Chris is a very famous person unlike her whom she considers as an ordinary person. He's a lovely person. During a recent interview with Vulture , the actress dished on their breakup and how they realised they were just "really, really different" in the end.

Life&Culture Los Angeles 'only bidding for 2024'
Author: 0 Los Angeles 'only bidding for 2024'

The LA 2024 committee later issued a statement saying their bid represents "the right city at this critical time". It's 2024 or nothing, that's the message from Paris Olympic bid officials who, on Tuesday, ruled out hosting the 2028 Games.

Author: 0 Trump Jr. slams London mayor after attack

A vehicle then plouged into a crowd of people on Westminster bridge, killing one woman and injuring at least 10. Another person was stabbed near an entrance to Parliament, and the assailant was shot by police. Police are treating it as a terror incident "until we know otherwise", they say in a statement . Others on Twitter pointed Trump Jr to Khan's actual response to the attack on Wednesday, in which he said: "Londoners will never be cowed by terrorism".

Life&Culture Labrador retrievers rank as the most popular breed in the US
Author: 0 Labrador retrievers rank as the most popular breed in the US

The American Kennel Club was founded in 1884 in NY and has 189 dog breeds registered. One of them may be your next best friend. "You never hear about a lab getting into a dog fight". The Boxer breed makes the list as No. 10. The top six breeds remained the same as in 2015. The AKC said the Rottweiler, which came in eighth, has been slowly climbing the ranks in the last decade.

Life&Culture Penelope Cruz to Play Donatella Versace in 'American Crime Story' Season 3
Author: 0 Penelope Cruz to Play Donatella Versace in 'American Crime Story' Season 3

Latest casting news from the " American Crime Story " franchise: Oscar victor Penélope Cruz will play Donatella Versace, sister of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace. Versace , which will be based on Vulgar Favors , a book by Maureen Orth , is set to debut some time in 2018. The exponentially expanding array of prestige anthology television from Ryan Murphy is already deep into far-ahead plans, judging by the latest cast acquisition.

Author: 0 Kim Kardashian West 'mentally prepped' for rape during heist in Paris

The robbers then dragged her out to the hallway at the top of the stairs and that's when Kardashian West said she realized they were armed. "It'll scare them if they start seeing more security". They can't understand, but please tell them. "I was Snapchatting that I was home and that everyone was going out", Kim continues. The reality star accepted that she was afraid and had "mentally prepped" herself that they will rape her.