Flashback: Nancy Spungen Found Dead at Chelsea Hotel

One theory is that Rockets Redglare, the drug dealer who supplied the opiates that night, killed Spungen. According to author Phil Strongman in his book Pretty Vacant: A History of Punk, Spungen confronted Redglare when he tried to steal cash from their hotel room so he stabbed her in the stomach and split. “Noticing Sid […]

The French brotherhood burying the dead – rich or poor – since 1188

Outside each of Béthune’s cemeteries is a white circle where the Charitables gather after each burial. A designated brother calls out anyone who has broken the rules – for example not lifting their hat at the correct moment – and the miscreant is fined 50 centimes.

Coronavirus live updates: 50,000 dead worldwide

2:07 p.m. San Francisco expected to have 2,555 hotel rooms available by end of week: San Francisco has contracted with six hotels with a total of 479 rooms to house unsheltered and vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic, and so far has moved 123 people into hotel rooms, said Trent Rhorer, director of San Francisco’s […]

Rapper Pop Smoke Dead, Shot and Killed in Home Invasion By 4 Masked Gunmen

1:20 PM PT — The friend who was hanging with Pop Smoke and photographed with him hours before he was killed, Mike Dee, has spoken out about the tragedy … saying nothing can express the pain he’s feeling, and addressing unfounded speculation about what happened.

“Field of Dreams” is absolutely terrible

You know the big emotional arc here: Kevin Costner’s Ray Kinsella, a Baby Boomer who came of age in the 60s, didn’t get along with his much-older, baseball-loving father, John. Their failure to see eye-to-eye while, presumably, all-encompassing, played out through baseball, with Ray rejecting the sport his father loved and then twisting the knife […]

Prosecution’s Closing Argument in ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Killer Trial: ‘He Wanted to Degrade These Women’

The victims were all young vulnerable black women who lived in South Los Angeles and struggled with drug addiction. Their naked or partially clothed bodies were all dumped in the filthy neighborhood alleyways, left to rot under garbage and debris. They were shot at close range with a .25-caliber pistol, or strangled, or both.

Selena Quintanilla’s Enduring Legacy: How the Late Superstar’s Influence Ended up Everywhere

In 2016, MAC Cosmetics released the La Reina Collection, starting with a cherry-red lipstick called “Como La Flor,” named after one of her biggest hits, and the Quintanilla family is teaming with the cosmetics maker for another line, in honor of the 25th anniversary of her death.

All the World Loved Lucille Ball

At 20, back on her feet, she lucked into a small movie role: as a slave girl in a flashy 1933 musical called Roman Scandals. Frantic for fame, she made all the right career moves: knew her lines, dyed her hair the color of boiled shrimp, snuggled with influentials—among them Henry Fonda. Now and then […]

‘Stateless’: Cate Blanchett Reveals Why TV Is The Perfect Medium For Her Netflix-Acquired Refugee Drama

And so, in the series, we extrapolate out that sense of statelessness to a poetic reality. Anyone who comes into contact with an immigration system at the moment, whether it’s in Australia or Europe, or the rhetoric around building a wall in America, it is slightly maddening. The series started to crystalize for us because […]

Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island Unrated Edition Is Coming to Digital This April

Fantasy Island stars Lucy Hale (Truth or Dare), Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley), Charlotte McKinney (Flatliners), Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead), Parisa Fitz-Henley (Luke Cage), Austin Stowell (Catch 22), Maggie Q (Divergent), Portia Doubleday (Carrie), and Ryan Hansen (Friday the 13th). The movie was directed by Jeff Wadlow from a script written by Wadlow and […]