Maria Shriver DEFENDS Chris Pratt in wake of backlash over ‘sexist’ Katherine Schwarzenegger post

Amongst a sea of backlash over his controversial post about wife Katherine Schwarzenegger, Chris Pratt proved to have a very crucial person in his corner.  Pratt’s mother-in-law Maria Shriver, 66, showed her support amid a flurry of disapproving comments as she called him a ‘good man’ and spoke to his character as both a husband … Read more

Shortlist announced for the 2021 An Post Irish Book Awards

Here are the books and authors that made the shortlist for this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards. The An Post Irish Book Awards celebrate and promote Irish writing from both new and established writers across 20 categories, including Novel of the Year, Children’s, Cookery, Crime Fiction, Popular Fiction, Nonfiction, Sports, Short Story, Poetry, Teen … Read more

A ‘war on books’: Conservatives push for audits of school libraries

HOUSTON —  During the last year, Mary Ellen Cuzela — concerned about students being indoctrinated about sex and “critical race theory” — successfully petitioned her suburban Houston school district of about 83,000 to remove two books from their libraries: The novel “Lawn Boy” by Jonathan Evison and the graphic novel “Losing the Girl” by MariNaomi. Cuzela, … Read more

Shonda Rhimes Responded To Regé-Jean Page’s Exit From “Bridgerton,” Saying She Doesn’t “Blame Him” For It

Every day I am forced to awaken and endure the reality that is a (for now) Bridgerton Season 2-less world. Netflix Yes, Bridgerton‘s myriad hot characters live in my head rent-free. Yes, I’m suffering. Such is existence. But — no matter! — the time is nigh, and we shall soon get our due. In the … Read more

ravis Scott, Drake, Live Nation, others sued by concertgoers over crowd surge at Astroworld music festival in Houston

At least three lawsuits have been filed on behalf of people who say they were injured at the Houston music festival where at least eight people were killed. The defendants include rappers Travis Scott and Drake and venue and entertainment company Live Nation. Two of the suits are seeking $1 million in damages. A crowd … Read more

Disney+ will let you watch ‘Shang-Chi’ and 12 Marvel films in a large IMAX format

Marvel’s superheroes are about to get a bit bigger on your TV. Disney+ announced today that it’s adding an expanded IMAX aspect ratio for 13 Marvel titles, including Shang-Chi and Black Panther, on November 12th (AKA “Disney+ Day”). The 1.90:1 IMAX aspect ratio will look up to 26 percent taller than the typical 2.35:1 widescreen … Read more

Astroworld Festival: Criminal investigation into deadly crowd surge could take weeks, Houston mayor says

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said authorities were working to determine the circumstances behind the crush at the Astroworld Festival, and told CNN’s Pamela Brown Sunday the city’s thoughts are with those who were killed or injured. “We are praying for their family members, there are still two individuals who are critical — in critical condition … Read more

Bill Murray’s 2nd Wife Said He Had ‘Sexual Addiction’ & Forced Her & Kids from Their Home

Bill Murray had a rocky marital affair. He and his first wife separated following infidelity accusations, and his second wife claimed the actor once told her that she was “lucky he didn’t kill her.” American acclaimed actor and comedian Bill Murray is famous for his achievements and deadpan delivery. Although he has a wonderful success story, … Read more