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‘The Good Place’s Jameela Jamil Blames Porn And Music Videos For Consent Issues Following Aziz Ansari Allegations

<i>The Good Place</i> star Jameela Jamil has said that the allegations of an uncomfortable sexual encounter against Aziz Ansari have sparked an interesting …

Don't Panic — Coach's Name Change Will Not Affect Your Handbags

After several decades and countless logo bags, Coach is changing its globally recognized name. Feel free to pause for a moment of silence. On Oct. 11, the company announced that it would be changing its corporate name to Tapestry. Fortunately, the name change will only affect the larger corporation …

Writing Advice From a (Newly Minted) Nobel Winner

Kazuo Ishiguro wrote the bulk of The Remains of the Day in four weeks. All it took was extreme dedication—and a willingness to be terrible.<p>It’s tempting to talk of writing—the art of it, the craft of it, the <i>lifestyle</i> of it—as a kind of romance. Writers of serious literature (according to, at least, …

Literature

Understanding the Formatting of a Screenplay (and Why It All Matters)

Most filmmakers know scripts follow a very particular format, but do they know why they do?<p>Thanks to all of the low-cost/free screenwriting programs …

NFL rallies around protesting players denounced by Trump | Reuters

(Editor’s Note: Please be advised that paragraph seven contains language which some readers may find offensive.)<p>By James Oliphant and Valerie Volcovici<p>SOMERSET, N.J.,/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NFL teams staged a show of solidarity with protesting players before Sunday’s games by kneeling, linking arms …

Football (U.S.)

Netflix’s Okja Is a Must-See Fable About a Super-Pig

The sublime new film from Bong Joon-ho, who directed Snowpiercer, follows a young Korean girl’s relationship with a genetically enhanced farm animal.<p><i>Okja</i> begins with a splendiferous introduction to its title character. Who is Okja? The ecstatic businesswoman Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) is thrilled …

Steven Spielberg

Jay-Z's '4:44': A Track-by-Track Guide

Veteran MC Jay-Z dropped his 13th album last night via Tidal, the streaming service he owns. On the album, executive produced by No I.D., Jay-Z takes …

Anderson Cooper Is ‘Appalled’ At Kathy Griffin’s Trump Photo While CNN ‘Evaluates’ Her Future At The Network

By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard about or actually viewed Kathy Griffin’s controversial new photoshoot, in which she held Trump’s bloody decapitated head sorta like shock-rocker Marilyn Manson did in a short clip on Election Day. A few fun facts: (1) No one is shocked by behavior like this from …

Did Will.i.am Confirm That Fergie Left the Black Eyed Peas?

Don’t phunk with our hearts, <b>will.i.am</b>! The Black Eyed Peas frontman, 42, appeared to confirm in a new interview that <b>Fergie</b> is no longer part of the …

Chris Rock cheated on his wife with another celebrity

Chris Rock did not hold back in a revealing new interview about his divorce from his wife of 18 years.<p>The comedian and Malaak Compton-Rock split in …

Samantha Bee Visits The Alternate Universe Where Hillary Clinton Won

“The Patriots lost the Super Bowl, ‘Lemonade’ won Album Of The Year and every print of ‘La La Land’ spontaneously combusted.”<p>On Saturday, Samantha Bee closed out her “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” special “Man In The High Castle” style, alternate reality film projector and all.<p>“What a …

Trump's stunning u-turns on NATO, China, Russia and Syria

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Within a few hours of extraordinary political shape-shifting, President Donald Trump abandoned stances that were at the bedrock of his establishment-bashing campaign.<p>NATO, he said, is "no longer obsolete."<p>He backed down a threat to brand China a currency manipulator.<p>In another …

Donald Trump

Putin meets with Tillerson in Russia as Syria rift deepens

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that relations with Moscow are at a low point after meetings in Russia that seemed to do little to bridge a deepening diplomatic divide over a chemical attack in Syria.<p>Relations are "at a low point, there is a low level of trust between our …

Middle East

Trumpcare might be gone but the internet is memeing it to death just in case

House Speaker Paul Ryan, as you may know, has frothed at the mouth over passing a bill to repeal and/or replace Obamacare for as long as much of the …

The Single Biggest Marketing Challenge for Startups | Inc.com

<i>What are the main marketing challenges for a startup founder? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Tommy Burns, Works at Matrix Marketing Group, on Quora:</b><p>The biggest challenge for …

You Won't Be Able to Stop Listening to This Remix Made From Harry Potter Sound Effects

Instead of digging through crates of old records looking for samples, Eclectic Method relies on pop culture to assemble its catchy electronic tracks. …

Harry Potter

Meek Mill Made A Homeless Man Do Pushups For Money

Meek Mill caught the side eye of the Internet this weekend when a video surfaced online showing the Philadelphia rapper making a homeless man do push …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Young Vic, London, review: There's a deviant, mind-altering drollery running through this that I found delicious

Mud, mud, insalubrious mud. Twenty-five years ago Robert Lepage gave us his landmark mud-bath <i>Dream,</i> which sucked audiences into the subconscious of …

The Arts

Jay Z, Frank Ocean Criticize Pop Radio on 'Blonded' Beats 1 Show

Frank Ocean and Jay Z chatted about the state of radio and pop music in a conversation that aired during Ocean's surprise <i>Blonded</i> radio show on Beats …

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' is a horrifying warning about what happens when you trust white people

At first glance, Jordan Peele's new horror flick <i>Get Out</i> takes the age-old American fear of interracial relationships (and sex) between a black man …

Trans activists on why Trump’s bathroom decision could hurt so many kids

In response to Donald Trump's decision to roll back guidance for public schools on transgender students and restrooms, members of the trans community …

LGBTQI

Witches plan to cast a spell on Trump, but they'll have some spiritual opposition

Witches of the world are uniting against the President of the United States, and it might just spark off a war of spells vs. prayers.<p>A documenthas …

Donald Trump

Seth Meyers Made a Mini-Movie Pretentious Enough to Sweep the Oscars

Move over, <i>Manchester by the Sea,</i> because Seth Meyers just made this year’s top Oscar contender.<p>On <i>Late Night</i>, Meyers unveiled a new movie that Academy …

Migos Beat Up Sean Kingston And Soulja Boy Is To Blame

Soulja Boy has been on a tear of beefs, social media stunts, and instigations lately. But this latest one is the most roundabout of all. You see, Soulja Boy is friends with Sean Kingston, who had apparently taken it upon himself to help Soulja pursue his latest beef against Migos. Soulja’s beef …

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Clip Features ‘Harry Potter’ Easter Egg

We suspect Emma Watson was behind it.<p>Because Emma Watson is starring in Disney's upcoming live-action <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, her fans have naturally been on the lookout for any possible <i>Harry Potter</i> crossover references. And while you might think that there’s not a lot of overlap between Belle’s …

5 Important Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaire Oprah Winfrey

Oprah isn't just a T.V. personality -- she's a businesswoman who grew her brand and worth over decades.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that Oprah Winfrey is one of the most inspirational figures in business, and, while not everyone can have Oprah's …

Pornhub malware is spreading on the internet like an STD

Better be careful where your lust takes you tonight as hackers have found a new way to infect users. It appears the internet is currently flush with rogue Pornhub apps designed to lock you out your device and hold your smartphone hostage.<p>Researchers from cybersecurity firm ESET have discovered a …

Apps

Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

This Giant Gray Blobby Thing Has Become A Huge Meme In Russia For Some Reason

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Social Media

15 Fun Alexa Skills That Will Make You Laugh