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The Trump Organization Owns TrumpAndOJ.com. Here’s Why.

It also owns DonaldTrumpSucks.com and 3,500 other domains, which an online reputation management company calls “savvy defense.”<p>There’s a good reason why TrumpAndOJ.com redirects to the Trump Organization’s website: The Trump Organization owns it.<p>According to domain analysis company DomainTools, the …

Donald Trump

Elvis Presley’s Special Relationship with Hawaii

We all may automatically associate Elvis Presley with Graceland, but you could say that Hawaii was his home away from home. Continue reading

Elvis Presley

The ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators’ Next Show Sounds Stupid as Hell

The upcoming HBO series ‘Confederate,’ from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, will depict an alternate history where the South won and slavery is ‘a modern institution.’ Ugh.<p>The takes are already rolling in on <i>Confederate</i>, a forthcoming HBO series from the showrunners of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, David Benioff …

Game of Thrones

‘Hawaii Five-0’ Adds Three Series Regulars After Season 8 Casting Shakeup

“Hawaii Five-0” is making big changes ahead of its eighth season, adding three series regulars to the CBS series. <i>Variety</i> has learned that Meaghan …

TV

Why Are Brown Men So Infatuated With White Women Onscreen?

While projects like <i>The Big Sick</i>, <i>Master of None</i>, and <i>Homecoming King</i> offer welcome depiction of brown Muslim men in love, the characters pursue white women at the expense of women of color.<p>Posted on June 24, 2017, 13:06 GMT<p>Courtesy Everett Collection / Lions Gate<p>Zoe Kazan and Kumail Nanjiani in <i>The</i> …

The Big Sick

The pursuit of white women: Brown actors like Aziz Ansari have reduced brown women to a punchline

Why are brown men so infatuated with white women onscreen, BuzzFeed writer Imran Sidiquee asks in his essay of the same name. Why do they overlook and underrepresent women of color in order to date white women is the question I ask.<p>While Sidiquee eviscerated the genre of “Diaspora South Asian Dude …

The Big Sick

A 'Black Panther' villain was cleverly changed in the movie to avoid racial stereotypes

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>Marvel's "Black Panther" movie changed one of its villains from the comics.</b>• <b><br>Originally, M'Baku was a member of a cult that killed white gorillas and wore their skin to become more powerful.</b>• <b><br>The movie dropped an insensitive nickname, changed the costume, and made his backstory more</b> …

Comics

Here's How Floyd Mayweather Really Feels About Conor McGregor Repeatedly Calling Him 'Boy'

Conor McGregor caused some controversy on Tuesday afternoon during the first stop on the promotional tour for his Aug. 26 fight with Floyd …

Conor McGregor

The Story Behind Conor McGregor's Pinstripe "F*CK YOU" Suit

Conor McGregor is currently on tour with Floyd Mayweather promoting their long-awaited fight, which is set for Aug. 26. And things are definitely …

UFC

Why The Vietnam War Is Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Most Ambitious Project Yet

The filmmakers will bring their latest documentary epic, more than a decade in the making, to PBS in September. The pair did their best to avoid tired tropes by interviewing those with firsthand accounts, from Vietcong guerrilla fighters to Army deserters.<p>Will there ever be a “right” time for …

History

Is Mark Zuckerberg Going to Put Hollywood Out of Business?

The long-term significance of Facebook’s entrance into scripted content.<p>Earlier this year, as I was reporting a story on the impending disruption of Hollywood, I asked a Facebook executive when the social network behemoth would start creating original video content similar to Amazon and Netflix. …

Facebook

'Girls Trip' Review: Malcolm D Lee's Bawdy, Boozy Comedy Showcases a Stellar Sisterhood

Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish make a delightful quartet in this smart, outrageous look at female friendships<p>“If …

Hollywood

The 100 Greatest Movies of the Nineties

From serial killers to slackers, 'Fight Club' to 'Pulp Fiction' – the best comedies, dramas, thrillers and killer horror flicks of the 1990s<p>The <i>London</i> …

The 100

Neill Blomkamp’s Latest Short Film ‘Zygote’ Is Pure Biological Horror

<i>Zygote</i> is the biological term used to describe a fertilized egg cell. But to the chagrin of high school biology teachers everywhere, it's now also the name of the newest short film from sci-fi director Neill Blomkamp's company Oats Studios.<p>The 22-minute long suspense horror film stars Dakota …

Movies

REVIEW: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' is the darkest and most compelling blockbuster of the summer

"War for the Planet of the Apes" is the sequel to 2014's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." Caesar, played by Andy Serkis, the human-like leader of the apes, reluctantly leads his species to war with humans. They make one last stand against the apes after a virus wipes out most of mankind. Caesar …

Movies

'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' Review

Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevigne flirt and blast their way through an exquisite universe of silliness<p>The sci-fi epics of Luc Besson (“The Fifth …

Science Fiction

‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Dies at 39

Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for playing Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO series "True Blood," has died at the age of 39, his manager said Saturday.<p>Ellis died of complications of heart failure, manager Emily Gerson said. The Hollywood Reporter reported the actor's death earlier Saturday. Gerson told …

Entertainment

CBS on ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Exits: Network Made ‘Large and Significant’ Salary Offers to Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

CBS offered “large and significant salary increases” to keep Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park in the cast of “Hawaii Five-0,” the network said Wednesday …

TV

Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Public Drunkenness, Disorderly Conduct

Shia LaBeouf was arrested overnight for public drunkenness, obstruction, and disorderly conduct in Savannah, Ga., <i>Variety</i> can confirm.<p>LaBeouf was …

Shia LaBeouf

15 International Series to Binge Watch This Summer

Brit comedy, Tasmanian mystery and Norway's answer to 'Homeland' will help you waste your time on those long summer nights.<p>Comments

Entertainment

Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park Exit ‘Hawaii Five-0’

<b>UPDATED 5:02 P.M.</b> Stars Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park have departed CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0.” Their characters, Chin Ho Kelly and Kono Kalakaua, will not …

TV

As O.J. Simpson Remains Hopeful of Prison Release, Sister Sheds Light on His Life Behind Bars

The former NFL star could be released from prison later this year.

Crime

Johnny Depp Lived From Giant Paycheck to Giant Paycheck, Apparently

Personal correspondence between the actor and his business managers was made public.<p>It’s perhaps been apparent for some time that <b>Johnny Depp,</b> Hollywood’s fifth-highest paid actor, has had financial difficulties. Now, thanks to e-mails released by the former managers Depp is now suing, we get to …

Hollywood

Stephen Colbert Appears on Russian TV, Jokes About Presidential Run

Stephen Colbert made an appearance on Russian TV, where he appeared to jokingly mull a presidential run.<p>In a video released Friday, Colbert appeared …

'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay Breaks Silence on Controversial Contestant Lee Garrett

How ‘The Bachelor’ Franchise Is Exploiting Race For Ratings

A racist suitor on the first black ‘Bachelorette’ and unfounded accusations of sexual assault against a black contestant on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ expose the series’ race issues.<p>I bailed on the second season of <i>UnReal</i> because the series, a loose satire of <i>The Bachelor</i> franchise, introduced a black …

TV

Hackers Leaked ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Despite Receiving $50,000 Ransom

A hacking group known as The Dark Overlord that has been terrorizing Hollywood in recent months reportedly received $50,000 in ransom money before …

Security

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

His nuclear research helped a judge determine that former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko had been assassinated – likely on Putin’s orders. Just months after the verdict, the scientist himself was found stabbed to death with two knives. Police deemed it a suicide, but US intelligence officials …

Alexander Litvinenko