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According to Deadline, Sony Pictures is focusing on the female characters at the center of the Marvel Universe. One of the most sought-after women directors in Hollywood, Olivia Wilde, has been chosen to direct and develop a secret Marvel film project about a female Marvel character. While not confirmed, many believe that the film will focus on Spider-Woman. Wilde’s recent directorial debut was a success with the coming-of-age movie Booksmart. Her film earned Katie Silberman a Writers Guild of America nomination for best original screenplay and...
When Megan Thee Stallion was shot in the foot in Los Angeles about a month ago, both she and the authorities said little about what happened. However, in an Instagram Live session, she revealed that rapper Tory Lanez was in fact the person who shot her. She says, “Yes, this n**** Tory shot me. You shot me, and you got your publicist and your people to [talk to] to these blogs, lying and shit. Stop lying!” Representatives for Lanez have not responded to any requests for...
We’re approaching the end of August, Leo season, and possibly the weirdest summer ever all at once. If you’re searching for a new soundtrack as we head into September, look no further – you have new music by Wafia, Bully, and more to look forward to, plus some other entertainment gems. Here’s what we’re excited about this week. MOVIES/TV Trinkets   The second and final season of Netflix’s teen dramedy, about three girls from different cliques who meet and bond in Shoplifters Anonymous, is finally here. Out August 25,...
To most casual music fans, Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! is the face of hardcore and punk transness, the woman who came out and started it all. And while those accolades are well deserved, those less familiar with underground music often miss the story of Mina Caputo, a metal vocalist best known for her time with Life of Agony.   For those not familiar, Life of Agony are a seminal hardcore band from New York in the ’90s, one of the bands credited with starting the...
Maya Hawke wants to connect with people. It’s evident in her portrayal of Stranger Things wisecracker Robin Buckley, and at her intimate, sold-out concerts. This desire is also a lyrical theme running through her debut album Blush (out August 21). “All my songs are love songs,” says the 21-year-old. “Even the one about my dad is a love song, the ones about my friends are love songs, the ones that are just about lust are love songs.”   Hawke has been writing lyrics for years—some songs...
If you’ve been paying attention recently, you might have realized that there’s a problem with the United States Postal Service: It’s overwhelmed and underfunded especially in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, Donald Trump is hell-bent on defunding the postal service because he’s scared of losing an election, and the new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy made some drastic changes that seem to hurt the service more than help. We have never seen such big problems with the USPS. In fact, there’s polling that suggests that...
Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on performing arts venues across the country. In an effort to contain the spread, thousands of independent performance venues and arts organizations have been forced to cancel nearly every event on their calendars until at least 2021. For independent spaces as well as the working artists they feature and employ, the economic impact has been catastrophic. Yet during a time of crisis, isolation and uncertainty art plays a more valuable role than ever. After all, try getting ready in...
Ellen DeGeneres and The Ellen Show have recently come under fire amid many investigations. After a Buzzfeed News report came out accusing three top executive producers — Kevin Leman, Ed Glavin, and Jonathan Norman — of sexual misconduct, there was an investigation into their actions. Since then, Buzzfeed News has reported that the three producers have been fired from the show. In a meeting with her employees on Monday, DeGeneres announced the decision to fire the three producers. During the call, she also stated that there...
TikTok star Tony Lopez has been exposed after screenshots revealed the 20-year-old had been sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl. According to The TikTok Shaderoom, Tony was messaging a minor through Instagram DMs and on Snapchat. The underaged victim, identified as Cay, commented alongside screenshots of the Snapchat messages sent by the Hype House member: "But as you can see here, he continued to say s--t knowing that I wasn't of age. But predators don't care!" Cay added, "He would snap me everyday at...
Country music sensation and feminist icon Dolly Parton has once again proved that she’s a queen while admitting she’s still learning. Earlier this week, the 76-year-old musician made headlines when she spoke out about the Black Lives Matter movement in an interview with Billboard. “I understand people having to make themselves known and felt and seen,” Parton stated on the recent global uprisings that followed the murders of George Floyd and other Black Americans. “Of course Black lives matter! Do we think our little white asses...