‘SNL’ skewers Johnny Depp, Amber Heard trial as host Selena Gomez looks for love:

‘SNL’ skewers Johnny Depp, Amber Heard trial as host Selena Gomez looks for love:

“Saturday Night Live” opened up by lampooning the explosive allegations made in the ongoing Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial. “I am Nicole Wallace and you are watching MSNBC News because you have nowhere else to place your anger,” Kate McKinnon said, portraying the anchor introducing the cable network’s trial coverage. Depp, played by … Read more

Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party:

Back to normal?  Cannes Film Festival prepares to party:

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival: was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back – even kisses were forbade on the red carpet – the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal. Or at least Cannes’ very particular brand … Read more

As Musk buyout looms, Twitter searches for its soul:

As Musk buyout looms, Twitter searches for its soul:

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A toxic cesspool. A lifeline. A finger on the world pulse. Twitter is all these things and more to its over 217 million users around the world – politicians, journalists, activists, celebrities, weirdos and normies, cat and dog lovers and just about anyone else with an internet connection. For Elon Musk:its … Read more

Eurovision 2022: Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra the favorite to win Saturday’s contest:

Eurovision 2022:  Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra the favorite to win Saturday’s contest:

The folk-rap group are runaway favorites in the betting markets and their presence at the tournament has captured the imagination of fans from every competing country. “As we speak, our country and our culture is under threat. But we want to show that we are alive, Ukrainian culture is alive, it is unique, diverse, and … Read more

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation:

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation:

Zac Efron and Ryan Kiera Armstrong are: Firestarter:Image:: Ken Woroner / Universal Pictures: With any subsequent adaptation, the hope is that a story improves on the version that preceded it — or at least feels as though it’s offering up a unique vision, an additional layer that makes the new adaptation purposeful in its insistence … Read more

Eurovision 2022: Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra the favorite to win Saturday’s contest:

Eurovision 2022:  Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra the favorite to win Saturday’s contest:

The folk-rap group are runaway favorites in the betting markets and their presence at the tournament has captured the imagination of fans from every competing country. “As we speak, our country and our culture is under threat. But we want to show that we are alive, Ukrainian culture is alive, it is unique, diverse, and … Read more

The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year:

The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year:

Nearly three years ago, when the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission launched probes into the business practices of Big Tech, antitrust experts and legal talking heads declared a new age in enforcement and a chastening of unbridled financial power. But a pandemic and countless bill markups later – amid feverish lobbying efforts by Apple … Read more

HBO and Steven Moffat adapt a time-travel tragedy:

HBO and Steven Moffat adapt a time-travel tragedy:

Rose Leslie and Theo James in: The Time Traveler’s Wife:Photo:: Macall Polay / HBO: There’s a certain sense of predestination to the idea of ​​Steven Moffat showrunning a TV version of: The Time Traveler’s Wife. Moffat, after all, came to his post-Coupling: career resurgence via a tenure on: Doctor Who:—Most notably his celebrated 2006 episode: … Read more

HBO and Steven Moffat adapt a time-travel tragedy:

HBO and Steven Moffat adapt a time-travel tragedy:

Rose Leslie and Theo James in: The Time Traveler’s Wife:Photo:: Macall Polay / HBO: There’s a certain sense of predestination to the idea of ​​Steven Moffat showrunning a TV version of: The Time Traveler’s Wife. Moffat, after all, came to his post-Coupling: career resurgence via a tenure on: Doctor Who:—Most notably his celebrated 2006 episode: … Read more

Fertility doctor wanted ‘perfect Aryan clan’

Fertility doctor wanted ‘perfect Aryan clan’

Growing up as an only child, Jacoba Ballard desperately wanted siblings. In 2014, at 35, the Indiana native’s wish came true when she took a 23andMe DNA test and discovered that she had at least seven half brothers and sisters living within a 25-mile radius of her. But Ballard’s lifelong dream of having a big … Read more