‘Everybody’s Everything’ Review: Terrence Malick Exec Produces Moving Doc on Rapper Lil Peep

The rapper Lil Peep tweeted 15 times on the day he died. At 1:14am: “Nightmares to u is my life to me.” That was followed by a handful of links to music he liked or wanted to self-promote, a fan retweet of some performance footage, and an emoji-filled reference to his stage name, which the 21-year-old’s loving mom had coined […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham set to lock horns to sign Newcastle star Fabian Schar

The Swiss international has impressed this season under Rafa Benitez, alerting the two North London rivals. According to The Mirror, both clubs "monitored Schar when he was at first club Basel" and they have been impressed with his performances this season. He has featured 21 times for the Magpies scoring three goals. The 27-year-old won February's goal of the month […]

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Louis Theroux says Michael Jackson fans who think he wasn’t a paedo are ‘blind’

Jimmy Savile documentary-maker Louis Theroux has weighed in on the row over the Michael Jackson Leaving Neverland film, insisting it proves he was a child abuser. The filmmaker launched a blistering attack on fans who still support the star as the second part of the controversial movie aired on Channel 4 tonight. Louis, who famously interviewed Savile before he was […]

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China looks to parliament for reassurances as economy slows

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s leaders will pledge in parliament next week to keep the country on safe footing as the economy faces its biggest test in years, amid pressure to roll out more measures to bolster growth and revive weak business and consumer confidence. The government is expected to set a less ambitious target for the economy this year at […]

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Egypt train station fire: At least 20 dead and dozens injured following blaze

At least 20 people have been killed and 40 people have been injured in a fire at a railway station in Cairo, according to state media. The head of Cairo Railroad hospital, Mohammed Said, who previously confirmed 10 deaths said the number of dead at the main station in the Egyptian capital was expected to rise. The fire is said […]

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Michael Jackson’s family slam his accusers as ‘opportunists’

Michael Jackson’s family slam his accusers as ‘opportunists’ who ‘see a blank check’ days before explosive Leaving Neverland documentary airs – but admit they haven’t watched it Jackson’s brothers Tito, Marlon and Jackie, and nephew Taj defended late star They said: ‘It’s all about money, it always has been. They have no evidence’ In ‘Leaving Neverland’ – due to air […]

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Oliver, B.C. mayor calls for referendum on controversial national park concept

The mayor of Oliver, B.C. says the federal government should hold a referendum on the controversial proposal to establish a national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen. Martin Johansen says the Parks Canada consultation process has been lacking, with a focus on discussions with special interest groups but not the general public. “People having their say is important, especially in […]

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How 5 Authors Of Color Found Literary Agents Who Understood Their Stories

Gloria Chao, the author of American Panda, started reading and writing young adult books during an unhappy stint in dental school. She eventually left dentistry behind to write full-time, but it was three years before she signed with an agent and got a book deal. Her story isn’t unusual: Rejection is common in the books world, and authors of color, […]

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Samuel L. Jackson goes off script at Oscars to tell Spike Lee the Knicks won

The Oscars is where you mostly hear stuff about movies, because, well, it's an awards show for movies, so that makes sense. It's not normally a place where New York Knicks scores are announced but that's exactly what happened during Sunday night's broadcast when Samuel L. Jackson went off script to tell Spike Lee some good news. You see, the […]

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Oscars’ pet pick ‘A Star Is Born’ has flamed out in awards season, and that’s heartbreaking

A near-sobbing Lady Gaga paused while accepting her best song Grammy for “Shallow” and praised “A Star Is Born” for highlighting the important issue of mental illness. “If I don’t get another chance to say this,” Gaga prefaced, before using the spotlight to say how proud she was to be in the film directed and written by her co-star Bradley Cooper. It was […]

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