A Review of Jo Koy’s Easter Sunday

A Review of Jo Koy's Easter Sunday

Jo Koy as Joe Valencia in easter sunday.Photo: Universal Pictures It’s a rare thing these days for a studio comedy to get a theatrical release without a blockbuster intellectual property to back them up. That makes easter sunday feel like an event in some respects—certainly as a landmark of Filipino representation in mainstream American culture, … Read more

Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new gadgets: What to expect

Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new gadgets: What to expect

Apple launches the iPhone 13 in the UK Ming Yeung | Getty Images Apple, Google, AmazonSamsung and other firms are teeing up for a busy fall filled with lots of new gadget launches. It’s like clockwork. Big tech companies launch the latest products, like phones, watches, or even robots and flying security dronesbeginning in August … Read more

Russian prosecutors seek 9 1/2-year sentence for Griner

Russian prosecutors seek 9 1/2-year sentence for Griner

KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — Russian prosecutors asked a court outside Moscow to sentence American basketball star Brittney Griner to 9 1/2 years in prison as closing arguments in her cannabis possession trial were made Thursday. The trial is nearing its end nearly six months after Griner’s arrest at a Moscow airport and subsequent detention, a … Read more

Beyoncé Officially Removes Kelis’ Sample Off Renaissance Album; Monica Lewinsky Calls for Similar Move in 2013 Song

Beyoncé Officially Removes Kelis' Sample Off Renaissance Album;  Monica Lewinsky Calls for Similar Move in 2013 Song

Beyoncé attends the premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” at Dolby Theater on July 09, 2019 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) last week, we told you about how “Bossy” singer Kelis called out Beyonce and former music manager Pharrell Williams for interpolating her 2003 hit song “Milkshake” on Bey’s newly-released Renaissance album without … Read more

Senate approves bill to aid vets exposed to toxic burn pits

Senate approves bill to aid vets exposed to toxic burn pits

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill enhancing health care and disability benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits won final approval in the Senate on Tuesday, ending a brief stalemate over the measure that had infuriated advocates and inspired some to camp outside the Capitol . The Senate approved the bill by a … Read more

NFL Dolphins investigation finds tampering violations, fines owner Stephen Ross

NFL Dolphins investigation finds tampering violations, fines owner Stephen Ross

Miami Dolphins owner and real estate developer Stephen Ross has been fined $1.5 million and suspended from participating in team events and operations through Oct. 17 for violating NFL tampering policies, the league said Tuesday. The Dolphins will also forfeit the team’s first-round pick in the 2023 draft, and their third-round pick in the 2024 … Read more

Stephen King to testify for government in books merger trial

Stephen King to testify for government in books merger trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department bids to convince a federal judge that the proposed merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster would damage the careers of some of the most popular authors, it is leaning in part on the testimony of a writer who has thrived like few others: Stephen King. … Read more

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on 'Star Trek,' has died at 89

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and … Read more

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on 'Star Trek,' has died at 89

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and … Read more

Pat Carroll, Emmy winner and voice of Ursula, dies at 95

Pat Carroll, Emmy winner and voice of Ursula, dies at 95

Pat Carroll, a comedic television mainstay for decades, Emmy-winner for “Caesar’s Hour” and the voice Ursula in “The Little Mermaid,” has died. She was 95. Her daughter Kerry Karsian, a casting agent, said Carroll died at her home in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Saturday. Her other daughter Tara Karsian wrote on Instagram that they want … Read more