UK culture minister hints government may sell Channel 4

Whittingdale is a longtime proponent of Channel 4’s privatisation, having first proposed such a move in 1996, arguing the channel needs external financial backing in order to survive. The government considered a sell-off when Whittingdale was culture secretary in 2015 but ultimately backed down in the face of an intense lobbying campaign from the broadcaster. […]

Pop goes Trump! The artists, comedians and meme-makers deflating the Donald

“The Guardian?” says Donald Trump, down the phone from Vegas. “It’s absolutely a tree-menn-dous newspaper. You guys backed Brexit right?” Ok, so it’s not the actual Donald Trump I’m speaking to. But if you’ve been hooked on Slate’s fantastic Trumpcast series, you’ll know it’s hard to distinguish between John Di Domenico’s wicked caricature, and the […]

‘I am your horse!’: 50 shades of Trump on the stump

Some feminists have argued that this was the way it had to be. Historically, the women who have been “the first” in deeply sexist societies, such as Margaret Thatcher in Britain and Indira Gandhi in India, have done it by being even more cutthroat than the men. Clinton is equal to almost any Washington man, […]

The saint under Orava Castle has been restored

The many years and weather changes this statue has endured are reflected in its state of condition. However, the P.O. Hviezdoslav museum in Orava has organised proper multi-step restoration to bring the statue to its original glory, as written in the regional daily My Orava. The museum as well as the Ministry of Culture made […]

Ayodhya mosque kicks off on R-Day with tricolour, tree plantation

At a virtual meet chaired by IICF president Zufar Ahmad Farooqi and attended by all the nine trustees, the progress of the trust activities, especially the procedural delay in getting the 12-A/80-G clearances under the Income-Tax Act and the proceedings for the opening of an FCRA account, was discussed, the statement said.

‘All American’ Season 3 Release Date: When It Airs and How to Watch Online

Though a number of shows from The CW are getting shorter seasons due to the extra time and cost it takes to make a show during the pandemic, All American Season 3 is expected to get a full 16-episode order, meaning episodes are expected to air weekly in the same time slot until late spring.

‘The Flash’: The CW Show Confirms Godspeed as Villain for Season 7

The CW version of the character seen in Season 5, however, was slightly different. Then, he was identified as a former Mercury Labs intern who was trying to make an everlasting version of the speed drug Velocity 9. In his episode, he was played by Kindall Charters as August with BD Wong providing the voice […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021: 11 of King’s Most Moving and Memorable Quotes

“As I have walked among the desperate, rejected, and angry young men, I have told them that Molotov cocktails and rifles would not solve their problems. I have tried to offer them my deepest compassion while maintaining my conviction that social change comes most meaningfully through nonviolent action. But they ask—and rightly so—what about Vietnam? […]

New Radicals Reunion for Biden Inauguration Sparks Marilyn Manson Jokes

Alexander added in the band’s statement: “Performing the song again after such a long time is a huge honor because we all have deep respect for Beau’s military service and such high hopes for the unity and normalcy Joe and Kamala will bring our country again in this time of crisis.”

Phil Spector wasn’t a ‘flawed genius’ – he was a murderer

I’m not disputing Spector’s work had an important impact on pop culture. However, the question we should all be asking ourselves is what part of his legacy matters most: the music or the murder? Does his career matter more than the life, and ambitions, he cut short? Perhaps we should use Spector’s death as an […]