Larry Johnson

15 Added | 2 Magazines | 18 Likes | 2 Following | 13 Followers | @LarryJohnso79o6 | Keep up with Larry Johnson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “ Larry Johnson”

Father Reads Texts From Daughter Caught in San Bernardino Shooting

Multiple people were shot Wednesday at a center for the developmentally disabled in San Bernardino, Calif.<p>Terry Petit told the Associated Press that …

San Bernardino

Google completes its transformation to Alphabet today

Google's reorganization underneath Alphabet is nearly complete. Today the company filed an investor note announcing that its restructuring will be official once markets close today. Google's shares will convert to Alphabet shares beginning Monday, though the stock ticker symbols will remain the …

Ticker

Aaron Hernandez's Lawyers Want To Know If One Of His Jurors Called Him A "Thug"

The comment was left in a public post-trial survey that was filled out by a person claiming to have served on the jury in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial.<p>A person identifying themselves as a juror in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez reported that fellow jurors …

Aaron Hernandez

The Most Extreme Things Actors Have Done to Prepare for Roles

There seems to be a strong correlation between degree of transformation and number of Oscars.<p>Probably because there seems to be a strong inverse relationship between degree of transformation and number of Oscars, Extreme Role Preparation has become something of a sport amongst actors. Who can …

Universal Pictures

Marvel's new teen girl superhero is the comic book character we've be waiting for

What’s better than girl power? <i>Teen</i> girl power. Teenage girls are often given a bad rap in traditional media, treated like gossiping giggle machines …

Gaspar Noé's 3D sex film Love hit by raised age rating in French cinemas

Court changes film’s certification, meaning 16- and 17-year-olds can no longer see the film, which contains unsimulated sex scenes<p>Complaints of censorship have erupted in France after Love, the controversial 3D film from enfant-terrible auteur Gaspar Noé, had its certificate changed three weeks …

Cannes Film Festival

Dodgers' No.1 pick, Walker Buehler, to have elbow surgery Wednesday

Sometimes you hear those rumors and just don't want to believe them, no matter how much you just suspect they're true.<p>Alas, this one was.<p>The<p>Dodgershave officially announced that recent first-round pick Walker Buehler will undergo Tommy John surgery by Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Wednesday in Los Angeles.<p>…

Inside the race to create the next generation of satellite internet

Is the sky big enough for two multi-billion dollar satellite internet projects? In the next two years, we’ll find out if entrepreneurs driven by human betterment—one looking up at the heavens and humanity’s future, the other looking down to the earth’s neediest—can share a shot at creating the next …

Space Exploration

Minnesota archbishop resigns after archdiocese charged with abuse coverup

Archbishop John Nienstedt's leadership of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis unraveled over a painful two years.<p>A church archivist accused him of leaving abusive clergy in parishes and church jobs without warning parents or police. A task force he appointed to investigate confirmed the …

David Letterman Signs Off

Al Gore

Review: 'Insurgent' smartly gives the Divergent Tris room to run

When superhero franchises falter, studios often reboot them, starting over from a different perspective with a different cast. What's happened with "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" is less drastic but similar: A successful series has kept its cast but been revamped in the middle of its run.<p>That …

Tina Fey’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Is a Worthy Heir to 30 Rock

The new Netflix series from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock is a loopy delight: sharp, funny, and big-hearted, but never mawkish.<p>If the end of <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, a bright and cheery series with an occasional edge, left a big hole in the television-comedy landscape, then <i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i>, …

TV

Chappie could have been the best robot-action-family-drama of the year

The commercials for Neill Blomkamp’s <i>Chappie</i> want to sell it as a wild ride about eccentric gangsters and fighting robots. And sure, that’s largely what it is, but it's also a film about humanity’s relationship with AI at the time of its emergence. <i>Chappie</i> is no <i>Her</i>, but its attempts to ask similarly …

Dev Patel
Basketball

Apple, Google, Microsoft & others urge Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage across the USA

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook have joined with 370 other companies to urge the US Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage across the country.<p>The companies have filed what’s known as an amicus brief, a way for parties not directly involved in a case to make an argument for or against a …