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How to deal with an embarrassing boss

Don’t talk trash, try to manage up, and avoid getting tarred by the same brush, experts told Moneyish.<p>Cringe and repeat.<p>White House officials were …

Money

One Cheer for Whataboutism

When it emerged last week that John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John’s Pizza, had used a racial slur in a business meeting to quote what he said Colonel Sanders called blacks, much attention was paid to his use of the word but little to the point he was trying to make. Mr. Schnatter was …

Opinion

Emmys: Ted Danson, Sandra Oh, Laurie Metcalf Among Familiar TV Faces Nominated

With first-round voting performer ballots topping out at more than a dozen pages each, name recognition is important in the increasingly crowded …

Entertainment

Despite the Last-Minute Loss of Roseanne Ad Revenue, ABC Sees Upfront Increases

What do you do if you’re a TV ad sales chief and you lose your biggest upfront bargaining chip just as negotiations begin?<p>If you’re Disney-ABC’s Rita …

Digital Marketing

Spiked Editorial Cartoons That Led To Rob Rogers' Firing Get A Public Exhibit

The works that cost him his Pittsburgh newspaper job are on view at Washington's Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.<p>The work of Rob Rogers, the veteran political cartoonist fired from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in June after the newspaper’s publisher and editorial page director censored a …

U.S.-Mexico border

A Complete Guide to TV Reboots and Revivals

TV reboots and revivals are a major aspect of the TV landscape, and they will not disappear any time soon.<p>Continuations of classic shows have been …

TV

'Last Man Standing' Teaser Takes Jab at ABC After Network Canceled Show Despite High Ratings

'Last Man Standing' star Tim Allen got the last word on ABC when he took a subtle jab at the network during a teaser for his revived show, which will …

College & University

Why original stars didn't show up for spin-off cameos

When a telly property is successful enough to inspire a spin-off show to be fast-tracked into existence, it seems inevitable that some of the …

TV

Florida county GOP promoted, then deleted, conspiracy theory on Twitter

The Twitter account for a Florida county's Republican Party tweeted and then later deleted a YouTube video explaining a conspiracy theory that's …

Florida

Like the fringe conspiracy theory Qanon? There's plenty of merch for sale on Amazon

Devotees of Qanon — a far-right conspiracy theory about President Donald Trump’s secret war against Hillary Clinton, the so-called deep state and a fictitious global child sex cabal — are showing their devotion to the cause by buying merchandise, including T-shirts, hats, and jewelry, on Amazon.com.<p>…

Business

Apple Yanks QAnon-Themed App From App Store After Reporters Notice, Still on Play Store Though

Apple has reportedly pulled QDrops, an app which sent alerts about the absolutely inane QAnon conspiracy theory, from its App Store after an NBC News …

App Store

The Racist GroupMe Messages at Texas Tech Demonstrate the Dangers of Online Offensiveness

Despite its ubiquity, social media is still a relatively new concept. As we find more ways than ever to express ourselves to millions of other …

Social Media

'Rugrats' return: Beloved Nickelodeon show to get new episodes and a movie

Reptar fans, rejoice: The beloved cartoon "Rugrats" is coming back.<p>Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures announced Monday that 26 "Rugrats" episodes are on the way (the release date hasn't been announced) and a live-action "Rugrats" movie with CGI characters will be out Nov. 13, 2020.<p>Though it's been …

Entertainment

Florida GOP party gets caught sharing a bizarre right-wing conspiracy theory promoted by Roseanne

The <i>Tampa Bay Times</i> reported Monday that the Hillsborough County GOP was in hot water after posting a video explaining the infamous “QAnon” conspiracy …

Liberal View

A GOP Twitter account is helping spread the baseless internet conspiracy theory that is QAnon

An account that identifies itself as the “official Twitter account for the Hillsborough County Republican Executive Committee” spread the …

Liberal View

White Man Uses The N-Word And Gets The Sonic Rings Knocked Out Of Him

Some people think because we are in the Trump era that you can be as racist as our president and have no repercussions — not the case. A man in …

Valerie Jarrett

D.L. Hughley Hey Papa, You Can Say the N-Word ... But It Costs a Lot!!!

<b>D.L. Hughley</b>'s joining the ranks of some other celebs and athletes to say good riddance to <b>John Schnatter</b>, and says he isn't surprised 'Papa John' …

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YouTuber's Racist World Cup Joke Has Brazil Facing Its Demons

The world’s no stranger to social-media scandals that unleash a firestorm. Now, it’s Brazil’s turn.<p>When French player Kylian Mbappe ran at an …

Social Media

Linc requires clear bags at tonight's Taylor Swift concert

Heading to the Taylor Swift concert tonight? Make sure you have one thing clear — and that’s your bag.<p>The concert’s venue, Lincoln Financial Field, …

Roseanne Barr

'It's a Deliberate Attack on Black Women': April Ryan Gets Real About 'Post-Racial' America

“We are not post-racial—at all,” White House correspondent April Ryan told an Essence Festival audience during a panel last Saturday. “But when you …

African-American News

Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

NEW YORK (AP) — Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much.<p>"Roseanne" quickly became television's top-rated comedy upon its return, until ABC pulled the plug following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet. The series was …

Hollywood

‘Roseanne’: Laurie Metcalf Rides Winning Streak to Emmy Nomination, Despite Roseanne Barr Controversy

The Emmy perennial was popular enough to ride out the scandal.<p>With a recent Oscar nomination for “Lady Bird” and a Tony drama win for “Three Tall …

Hollywood

Laurie Metcalf Snags an Emmy Nomination for Roseanne After Cancellation

Laurie Metcalf received an Emmy nomination for her role in <i>Roseanne</i>, despite the show’s cancellation.<p>Metcalf, 63, snagged the nomination for best …

Los Angeles

Game of Thrones, This is Us among Emmy nomination hopefuls

Blockbuster movies typically are snubbed by the Oscars, leaving fans grumbling. Television's top prize takes a different approach.<p>When the 70th Emmy …

Hollywood

Roseanne Scores Emmy Nominations, Despite ABC Revival's Cancellation

<i>Roseanne</i> as we knew it may not exist anymore, but that didn’t stop the ABC series from nabbing two Emmy nods Thursday.<p>Laurie Metcalf was nominated in …

Hollywood

Emmy voters to Roseanne and Will & Grace: We're just not that into you

Pity the poor remakes: Though the revivals of <i>Roseanne</i> and <i>Will & Grace</i> generated big news (and big ratings) during the 2017-18 TV season, they didn’t …

Hollywood

Emmy Nominations Snubs: 'Modern Family,' 'Orange is the New Black' Shut Out

Other notable omissions included no best limited series nomination for 'The Looming Tower' while star Jeff Daniels did get a nod.<p>While <i>Modern Family</i>'s …

TV

Emmy Awards 2018: Defunct 'Roseanne' snags one post-cancelation nom

Sorry, "Roseanne" fans: Despite rave reviews during its short tenure, the revival's ill-fated matriarch doomed its chances for an Emmy for "Outstanding Comedy Series."<p>Even though the reboot has been dead in the water since late May, there was still a glimmering chance of Emmy recognition -- …

AOL

'Roseanne' scores two Emmy nominations, despite controversy

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Roseanne" may get the last laugh.<p>The comedy series, which was canceled in May by ABC after star Roseanne Barr's much-publicized racist Twitter rant, scored two Emmy nominations on Thursday, though not in the much-coveted overall series category.<p>Laurie Metcalf was the sole cast member to be …

Entertainment

‘Roseanne’ Actually Got an Emmy Nomination from a Very Liberal Hollywood

The 2018 Emmy Awards nominations are in — and there aren’t too many surprises.The HBO smash hit “Game of Thrones” predictably led the pack with 22 …

Hollywood