Every year there’s a couple of films that make me want to blockade the multiplex, and shout at the queues to forget about what-ever over-produced under-souled rubbish they’re about to pay for, and go see a complete gem instead.
One Direction’s waxworks are causing mass hysteria and crying, prompting Madame Tussauds to hire a “tissue attendant”. The British boyband have been immortalised for the establishment and will stay at the London tourist attraction until July 11
Catelyn Stark would be heartbroken to see where her children have ended up, says Michelle Fairley, who plays the honourable-to-a-fault Lady Stark in Game of Thrones. Speaking to Vulture, Fairley reveals what it was like filming the aptly named Red Wedding scenes, which saw the demise of several key characters of the popular fantasy HBO series.
DVA Emika (Ninja Tune/Border) Although Emika’s sophomore album is ostensibly a synth and bass heavy journey out of darkness, it pulsates with a joyful resolution right from the operatic opener Hush Interlude.
The reporter intended the anecdote that opened part four of the Boston Globe’s profile of Mitt Romney to illustrate, as the story said, “emotion-free crisis management”: Father deals with minor but gross incident during a 1983 family vacation, and saves the day. But the details of the event are more than unseemly they may, in fact, be illegal.
Did you ever imagine that Hello Kitty would be big worldwide? Maya Castro, Miami No, not at all
There is a certain four-letter word that evokes much emotion, is often uttered by mothers giving birth, and whose usage by humans is thought to be evolutionarily adaptive: f___! According to a new study by British researchers, saying the F word or any other commonly used expletive can work to reduce physical pain and it seems that people may use curse words by instinct. Indeed, as any owner of a banged shin, whacked funny bone or stubbed toe knows, dancing the agony jig and shouting its profane theme tune are about as automatic as the response to a doctor’s reflex hammer.
On the March 9 edition of CNBC’s Squawk Box, Becky Quick was interviewing Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett when the Oracle of Omaha expressed support for the Obama Administration’s mortgage bailout. “Becky,” co-host Joe Kernen broke in, “tell Warren you’re mad that you’ve done all the right things and all these other people are going to get bailed out.” Buffett replied, “There’s nothing wrong with being mad, Joe.