Category: Entertainment

December 15, 2020 0

Johnny Depp Leaves Fantastic Beasts Film Series

By Stephen Callahan

Earlier this week, actor Johnny Depp announced that he would be departing from his role as the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts movie series. The news came shortly after Depp lost a libel against the British tabloid The Sun, which referred to him as a “wife beater.” Depp shared news of his departure from the Harry Potter prequel series through his official Instagram page. In the post, Depp said that studio executives at Warner Bros. had asked him to leave the role and he did so out of respect for the studio. In a separate statement, Warner Bros. thanked Depp for his work in Fantastic Beasts and confirmed that they would be recasting Grindelwald, the series’ main villain and a dark wizard second only to Lord Voldemort in infamy in the Harry Potter franchise. read more

December 2, 2020 0

Mariah Carey Gets Everyone Ready for Shopping

By Stephen Callahan

Mariah Carey is a superstar singer. Her name and brand are recognizable around the world. One of her most notable hits is a popular Christmas song. Every year, people can hear her belting out, “All I want for Christmas is you.” This little jingle has probably made her millions. It is played at office parties and on every radio station across the globe for months. The lyrics are catchy, and the way she uses her soprano notes makes the song memorable. read more

December 1, 2020 0

Sarah Silverman Entertains During Pandemic via Podcasts

By Stephen Callahan

Sarah Silverman is a renowned comedian, and she is entering into the new world of podcasting. Her personality is a perfect fit for this type of entertainment. More and more people are flocking to podcasts because they can pop their headphones on while commuting to work or running on the treadmill and get a daily dose of news or fun. In the case of Silverman’s podcast, the subjects are going to be far-reaching, just as her stand-up comedy acts are. read more

November 29, 2020 0

Paul Alan Smith Aids Prison Abolition Movement with New Book

By Stephen Callahan

The killing of George Floyd sparked mass outrage and protests this summer, laying bare many of the systemic issues with policing and criminal justice in this country. However, many activists have called for an expansion of the criminal justice reform debate beyond just the issue of policing to a related issue of importance — the U.S. prison system. A new book from Paul Alan Smith, Pen Pal, helps to touch on the issue of prison abolition through a series of letters written by a noted prison abolitionist, Tiyo Attallah Salah-El. read more

November 26, 2020 0

How Kim Kardashian Turned into a Popular Woman during Her 14-Year Spotlight

By Stephen Callahan

Kim Kardashian is the globe’s most popular woman during her 14 years at the center of attention. Kim Kardashian West is the perfect inverse of female strengthening, promoting unhealthy body image, and representing everything amiss to other people. That’s with the current famous culture where you can become incredibly wealthy, and people celebrate you despite having no specific talent. read more