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Ellen Barkin Says “Never Get Into An Elevator Alone With Terry Gilliam” After His Criticism Of #MeToo Movement

<i>Animal Kingdom</i> star Ellen Barkin took to Twitter today in the wake of Terry Gilliam’s comments on the #MeToo and Time’s Up movement saying, “My hard …

Terry Gilliam

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Trailer Shows Jude Law’s Dumbledore in Action (Video)

Latest installment in J.K. Rowling wizarding franchise opens November 16<p>Jude Law’s wizard Dumbledore gets into the action in the first full trailer …


J.K. Rowling's wizarding world makes a return in the First trailer for Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald

Warner Bros. has released the very first trailer for J. K Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald welcoming back audiences to the …


‘Harry Potter’ Fans Are Not Happy About An Apparent Plot Hole In The ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Trailer

The trailer for <i>Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald</i> — starring Jude Law as the Young Dumblepope and He Who Must Not Be Named (J*hnny Depp) as Grindelwald — begins with a loving shot of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. For most <i>Harry Potter</i> fans, seeing the iconic castle again (this …

Fantastic Beasts

5 Ways to Conquer Fear and Anxiety

Dale Carnegie is one of the most trusted authors in the self-improvement space, thanks largely to his bestseller <i>How to Win Friends and Influence</i> …


Here’s Why Lena Waithe Wants to Be Like Kanye West

Over the last year, Lena Waithe’s career has exploded: in November, she won an Emmy for the <i>Master of None</i> episode she wrote about coming out, and a …

Kanye West

What is 'ikigai' and how could it help you boost your well-being?​

First there was hygge, then lagom, and now the Japanese concept of ikigai. But what is ikigai, and how could the latest trend in well-being help …


Is Tabula Rasa The New The OA?

<i>Tabula Rasa,</i> Netflix's latest exciting international acquisition, has a familiar recipe. The Flemish import has it all: a missing woman, a …


Penn Law professor who said black students are ‘rarely’ in top half of class loses teaching duties

A University of Pennsylvania law school professor will no longer teach required courses following outcry over a video in which she suggested — falsely, according to the school — that black students seldom graduated high in their class.<p>Amy Wax, a tenured professor, will continue to teach electives …


Drake, Travis Scott, and JuJu Smith-Schuster played ‘Fortnite’ with Ninja and made video game history

We didn’t know we needed this until it happened.<p>I played the video game <i>Fortnite</i> twice at a friend’s place a week ago and didn’t even care enough to download the <i>free</i> game when I got home. But I stayed up half the night — along with 600,000 other people — to watch a man with blue hair who calls …

Juju Smith-Schuster

How 5 Transgender Men Really Feel About The #MeToo Reckoning

Since the #MeToo movement took off in October, the world has started to seriously question the way we think about masculinity. Are we raising boys to …

Me Too movement

13 Facts About Famous Authors That Will Make You See Them Differently

I don't know what to believe anymore.


Rapsody: 'I wanted to tell my story, something that spoke for black women'

The US rapper is looking beyond her two Grammy nominations, and collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, to tell the ‘honest or ugly parts’ of African-American stories that are seldom heard<p>In January, 35-year-old Rapsody became the fifth woman ever to be nominated for best rap album at the Grammys, for …

Rap & Hip-Hop

14 times Jordan Peele absolutely dropped the mic on Twitter

We all know that Jordan Peele can write one hell of a screenplay. He just won an Oscar for it, after all.<p>But did you know he can also write one hell …

Jordan Peele

Jennifer Lopez Shares Her #MeToo Story

As we've learned over the past few months, there are very few women in Hollywood—or anywhere, for that matter—that don't have a #MeToo moment. That includes Jennifer Lopez. In a new interview with <i>Harper's Bazaar,</i> Lopez opened up about harassment she says she experienced in her past.<p>It was on the …

Jennifer Lopez

24 movies that made outrageous amounts of money but were despised by critics

Some of the highest-earning movies of all time at the box office are also the most hated by critics.<p>While "Black Panther" has earned its spot among the biggest moneymakers of all time in just a short month — the film hit $1 billion globally and has a 97% on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes — …

Film Industry

How an existing diabetes drug controls pancreatic cancer

New research suggests that targeting a particular cell signaling pathway with the diabetes drug metformin might offer a way to stop the progression …


Report: White Men Stockpile Guns Because They’re Afraid of Black People

In a clear case of reverse racism, an obscure, little-known discipline called “science” has revealed that the vast majority of gun owners are …




The Trailer For "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 10 Is Hereses And I'm Snatched

This will be THAT season!

Florida governor signs bill imposing limits on guns in what could become blueprint for other states weeks after Parkland massacre

Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican who has an A-plus rating from the National Rifle Association, defied the powerful group by signing the bipartisan legislation. The bill would impose a three-day waiting period for most purchases of long guns and raise the minimum age for purchasing those weapons to 21. …


Queens Are Questioning RuPaul’s Grip On Drag Culture After His Controversial Trans Comments

The world's most famous drag queen is in hot water over comments that have been dubbed transphobic. The controversy has some in the LGBT and drag communities asking if RuPaul has failed to keep up with the times.<p>"I'm not just [a] drag queen,” RuPaul once said. “I am <i>the</i> drag queen — number one.”<p>For …


Q-Tip named as head of Kennedy Center’s Hip Hop Culture Council

Founding members include Questlove, Common, and Ninth Wonder.<p>The Kennedy Center has announced the Hip Hop Culture Council, a new initiative meant to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Meek Mill's Arresting Officer Listed Among Philly's Corrupt Cops - XXL

The saga of Meek Mill's arrest continues. Today (March 6) it was revealed that the Philadelphia police officer who arrested Meek in 2007, a case that …


9 Anime Worth Watching On Netflix

The streaming giant is well known for their original movies, sitcoms and investments into various franchises, but Netflix's library of anime content …


Harvard professor retires amid allegations of sexual misconduct

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Harvard University government professor announced his retirement Tuesday amid allegations of sexual misconduct.<p>"I am retiring from my job at Harvard at the end of this semester. It has been a privilege to serve the University," Jorge Dominguez wrote in an email to colleagues.<p>Attorney Leon …


TEDxBrussels organizer drags presenter off stage during anti-censorship talk

Get ready for your head to explode.<p>In the middle of TEDxBrussels talk on March 5 that focused on censorship, a male event organizer walked onto the …

Public Speaking

Nancy Pelosi sashays into the RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Werk Room: 'Know your power!'

You betta <i>werk</i> for that democracy eleganza, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, because <i>RuPaul’s Drag Race</i> is getting more political than ever before.<p>The first 10 …


What It Was Like to Survive an Elite Prep School Rape Saga Before #MeToo

Chessy Prout watched her assailant go to jail. Now she's telling her story.<p>Chessy Prout is the 19-year-old survivor at the center of the notorious St. Paul’s rape case, a sexual-assault nightmare that began years before #MeToo went mainstream, when the teenager was still a student at the …

New Hampshire

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …