Jose Antonio Vargas’ Nonprofit Hires Entertainment Media Director

The executive joins the nonprofit to help grow existing initiatives and pursue collaborations with industry professionals in promoting storylines around race, immigration and citizenship. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas’ nonprofit organization Define American has tapped Elizabeth Grizzle Voorhees to serve as the org’s first-ever entertainment media director. 

How Amy Schumer’s Real Life Struggles Helped Inspire

While honing her act in New York City comedy clubs, Schumer tried working the incident into her set. “People were like, ‘Nooooo, too dark,’” she told EW with a laugh. “In my family no one has ever laughed that hard at anything.”

The 10 Best Music Videos of 2016

5. Leon Bridges, “River”released this video for Baltimore at the beginning of Black History Month, there’s no way he could’ve predicted the summer of unrest that would follow later in the year. But every black community knows suffering is never far off. Rain is essential to the theme of healing that “River” fights so hard […]

2018 Domestic Box Office Postmortem: What Went Right & Wrong For The Majors In A Record $11.9B+ Year

What went wrong and what they need to do: The studio can’t assume that the Disney brand is Teflon, and that it will continually bail them out. Moviegoers are discerning: Last year goes down as the time when Solo put Disney’s Star Wars movie machine on pause. That said Disney shouldn’t give up on making more titles in the […]

Emmy Award Winning Show creates a Field Guide for Young Dinosaur Enthusiasts

Dino Dana’s field guide for your child. Fans of the Amazon Prime TV show Dino Dana will be so excited to have a Dino Field Guide of their own, put together by the incredible show’s creator and executive producer, J. J. Johnson. Full of colorful illustrations and fascinating science facts, this dinosaur book is sure […]

China Box Office Growth Slows In 2018; Tricky Balancing Act Ahead For 2019

There is much concern on the horizon, however. China ramped up a crackdown on tax evasion within the entertainment business after the Fan Bingbing scandal when the megastar disappeared from public view only to resurface months later with a mea culpa and a hefty fine. In the wake of her woes, tax havens have been […]

Emmy-Winning Songwriter, Fountains Of Wayne Cofounder Adam Schlesinger Dies From Coronavirus

With Schlesinger playing bass and singing backup and Collingwood playing guitar and singing lead, and the two men co-writing songs, the band known for its sunny harmonies and synthesis of pop, rock punk and comedy would have hits in 1996 with “Radiation Vibe” and 2003 with “Stacy’s Mom.” The latter was nominated for a Grammy.

Auto Expo 2018: Top 5 Two-Wheeler Concepts Showcased

TVS Zeppelin Another major surprise from TVS’ pavilion at the Auto Expo 2018 was the all-new TVS Zeppelin cruiser motorcycle concept. It is the first time that TVS has shown use a cruiser bike and very interestingly, it comes with a smart hybrid powertrain. The new TVS Zeppelin shown at the Motor Show was powered […]

Auto Expo 2018: Emflux One Electric Superbike Unveiled

Bengaluru-based tech start-up Emflux Motors has unveiled India’s first electric superbike, called the Emflux One at the Auto Expo 2018. The Emflux One is powered by Samsung Lithium Ion 9.7 kWh high power cells with a 60 kW AC induction motor, with power limited to 53 kW from the controller. The Emflux One is a […]

Obi blames social media for misgivings over his nomination as Atiku’s vice

“When you sought to visit me in Abuja, I chose to visit you instead because you were a governor, chairman of the zone’s governor’s forum all before me and presently, the vice presidential candidate of our party.