Five ways to fix our ailing High Streets

November 17, 2017

Image copyright Blackburn BID Image caption Blackburn’s Lantern Parade is one event that forms part of the town’s Christmas celebrations It may be better known for its football than its fashion but Blackburn was crowned the “winner of winners” in last year’s Great British High Street Awards. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The numbers of ice cream parlours, beauty salons and coffee shops are on the rise “People need…

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What Your Wedding Dress Silhouette Says About You & How Insufferable You Are

November 16, 2017

He popped the question, you Insta’ed and Snapped that shit, and now comes the planning, the stress, the different colored napkins, the fucking flowers, the bridesmaids, the food…and of course, the literal most important part of planning: choosing the dress. We’ve all watched enough fucking times to acknowledge Randy’s place as our spirit animal and the dress’s place as what everyone will be staring at. You could think you’re really leaning…

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This Drama Between A Senator And His Neighbor Is Juicier Than Any Kardashian News

November 16, 2017

Neighbors are the goddamned worst. This is not just a common cliché – it is fact. In college, we had our fair share of upstairs neighbors who sounded like their squeaky bedframes were going to break through the ceiling and fall on our faces. That Seth Rogen/Zac Efron movie, , proved that even if you live next door to the most gorgeous human specimen to ever exist (call me, Zac),…

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The Best New TV Shows & Movies To Binge On Netflix This November

November 15, 2017

Welp, it’s November. Pretty soon we’ll be saying, “Peace out,” to fall and doing everything we can to brace ourselves for the upcoming winter and holiday season. Two things we can never actually prepare enough for. We’ll all accept the fact that going into hibernation means gaining at least three pounds from all of the family dinners and wine we’ll be drowning in to defrost our bodies and ice cold…

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Apples iOS App Store adds weekend deals to boost app downloads

November 15, 2017

With the introduction of iOS 11, Apple redesigned the App Store with a heavier focus on editorial content, including articles, interviews, how-to’s, lists and other round-ups with app recommendations. Now, it’s adding another feature, as well, called “This Weekend Only.” The new section lists deals that can be found inside apps, as opposed to discounts on downloads of apps themselves. As Apple’s editors explain in the feature’s introduction: Today, we’re…

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Fox Is in Good Shape, Lachlan Murdoch Says Amid Deal Speculation

November 14, 2017

21st Century Fox Inc. Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch declined to comment on reports the company held talks to sell assets to reports this week that Disney held talks to buy Fox’s film and TV studio, along with cable networks including FX at National Geographic. Fox would have retained the Fox News Channel, the flagship broadcast networks, local stations and sports programming. The discussions have ended, according to people familiar with…

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Three Reasons You Should Watch These 18 Underrated Shows

November 14, 2017

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. There are so many shows and movies out that it’s impossible to know which ones to watch. So we asked our readers to come up with three good reasons to watch their favorite underrated shows. 17 Entry by TedStixon by TedStixon 15 Entry by okojemiako by okojemiako 13 Entry by chunkylemonmilk by chunkylemonmilk 12…

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The 5 Most WTF Casting Decisions For Teenage Roles

November 14, 2017

Hollywood hates casting teenagers to play teenagers. This is partly because they can only work a limited number of hours in a day, and partly because ew, teenagers. Because of that, most of the “teenagers” I grew up idolizing were actors and actresses in their 20s or even 30s. Some movies and shows have been able to make it work, but a lot of the time, a “teen” character looks…

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Netflixs first Mark Millar project is a comic called The Magic Order

November 13, 2017

Netflix is launching its first project with Wanted creator Mark Millar, since acquiring Millarworld, the publishing company he owns and operates with Lucy Millar. The plan is to develop TV, films and even kids’ shows based on Millarworld properties, but the first thing Netflix will release from the team is actually a comic, to be sold both in digital and print formats, called ‘The Magic Order.’ The six-issue series is written…

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Actor Anthony Edwards Claims He And A Friend Were Molested & Raped By Broadway Producer Gary Goddard

November 13, 2017

Hollywood isn’t the only showbiz town with a sexual assault problem. Actor Anthony Edwards has come forward to claim he and his friend were molested by Broadway producer and theme-park designer Gary Goddard (above, insert). Related: Louis C.K. & Ed Westwick’s Projects Have Been Scrapped & Put On Hold But Edwards’ feelings of rage resurfaced four years ago when Goddard was in the press for alleged sexual abuse. For those…

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What Disney could gain if it makes a deal with 21st Century Fox

November 12, 2017

has been in talks to purchase most of 21st Century Fox, . According to CNBC, Disney would obtain Fox’s movie studio, cable networks such as FX and National Geographic, and “TV production and international assets,” making Disney—which owns ABC, ESPN, Pixar, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm—and even bigger company. On the other hand, movie fans are already buzzing about the possible implications of Disney purchasing 21st Century Fox. Even though Disney…

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Punish ‘predator’ Weinstein, says Atwell

November 12, 2017

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Atwell believes Weinstein “should be punished in the highest way the law offers” A story recently surfaced that the powerful producer told her over lunch, during the 2007 filming of Brideshead Revisited, that she looked like a “fat pig” on screen and ordered her to lose weight. Image copyright BBC/Shutterstock Image caption Hayley Atwell with co-stars Matthew Goode and Ben Whishaw in Brideshead Revisited “But…

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Corey Haim’s Mother Makes Shocking Revelation About Allegations He Was Sodomized By Charlie Sheen

November 11, 2017

The whole Harvey Weinstein scandal caused perhaps the most shocking series of events to rock the entertainment industry in recent history, as one by one, a seemingly endless list of celebrities have been outed for their alleged sexual harassments. On Wednesday, Charlie Sheen became the latest famous face to be accused of sexual misconduct. No stranger to controversy, the allegations made against Sheen were particularly deplorable. The then 19-year-old actor…

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This Is The Resolution You Should Set For 2018, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

November 11, 2017

Thought.is Aries (March 21st to April 19th) 2018 should be the year of self-awareness. This, for starters, means learning to pick and choose your battles. Though you love to stir the pot and get a little feisty, it sometimes is best to just let things be, Aries. Becoming more aware of what is worth fighting for (or about) will help your energy, your relationships, and also help you learn more…

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Mrs Brown’s Boys stars ‘put 2m offshore’

November 11, 2017

Roy Lyness, who put the stars in touch with the advisers behind the set-up, was the accountant behind the similar K2 tax avoidance scheme used by comedian Jimmy Carr. Paradise Papers – exposing the tax secrets of the ultra-rich Live updates of the Paradise Papers leak All you need to know about the leak Trump aide’s links with sanctioned Russians Queen’s private estate invested offshore Media playback is unsupported on…

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Every ‘Harry Potter’ movie is coming to HBO

November 11, 2017

is summoning every film to its airwaves and streaming services for Muggles to enjoy starting Jan. 1, 2018. Harry PotterHBO Go, and HBO NowFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Themcurrently airing and streaming on HBONot only will fans be able to watch the series unedited and without commercials, they can stream and create their own marathons whenever they want. Harry Pottersaid in a statementHarry PotterTo celebrate the announcement, HBO released…

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You have to watch the budget school play version of ‘Thor’ put on by the actual cast

November 10, 2017

Just for laughs, James Corden stuck the entire star-studded cast of Thor in a cardboard budget, school play version of the hit movie. The Late Late Show host sprung the surprise on a bunch of (very lucky) unsuspecting moviegoers, interrupting the movie minutes into the beginning. Corden then brought out each member of the cast in their movie roles, starting with Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston, before introducing Cate Blanchett,…

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A Poet Gives You Advice For The Month Of November, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

November 10, 2017

Twenty20 / @caitlinspaulding Scorpio You can remember every terrible thing that’s ever put its hands on you but recalling a small act of kindness can bring you trembling to your knees. Sometimes you have to fight back against your brain, against the voice that’s telling you that all you’ve ever gotten from the world is heartbreak and devastation. There comes a moment when you have to choose what to forget…

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Disney Explored Buying Fox Assets; Talks Now Dead

November 9, 2017

Sky Plc satellite service in Europe, the person said. Disney wouldn’t acquire Fox’s broadcast network, Fox News, local broadcast stations or sports programming, the person said. The rise of online competitors Netflix, YouTube and Facebook has slowed the growth of the pay-TV business, and forced the companies that rely on it to explore new ways of getting bigger. Pay-TV distributors Comcast Corp., AT&T Inc. and Twitter Inc., the social media…

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Why Americans don’t give a damn about mass shootings

November 9, 2017

(CNN)One month ago, the worst mass shooting in US history took place at a country music concert in Las Vegas. Fifty-eight people were killed and more than 500 people injured. Bill O’Reilly boiled the massacre down to six words: “This is the price of freedom.” In America, we are free to stockpile weapons. We are free to order ammo online. We are free to outfit our guns with bump stocks,…

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Man Throwing Out The Trash Suddenly Realizes His Life Is In Danger

November 9, 2017

Nobody really knows how the world will end, but there is mass speculation that it will end in a blaze of fire as the sky implodes. If this is true, then we’re all doomed. But for now, there is only one man on this planet who can really claim to have seen a glimpse of what the world’s end could look like. The man, who has remained anonymous, came horrifyingly…

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