Perfect 6-for-6 sweep: ‘Moonlight’ walks through the Indie Spirits

In the beginning, there was Moonlight. At the end, there was also Moonlight. Writer/director Barry Jenkins’ deeply resonant cinematic tryptich of a young Miami man’s life won all six Independent Spirit Awards for which it was nominated Saturday — including … Continue reading

LG claims the battery on its X Power2 phone lasts the whole weekend

Frustrated with smartphone batteries that last only half a day? LG’s new smartphone, the company claims, is a whole-weekend piece of hardware.  The LG X Power2 — a new product in the company’s “specialist” line — has a monstrous 4,500 … Continue reading

America doesn’t care anymore, detains beloved children’s book author

Imagine how America would react if Australia was mean to the late Maurice Sendak or even Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  That’s how the latter feels now, after hearing that beloved children’s book author Mem Fox was … Continue reading

This app wants to warn undocumented immigrants of raids in Trump’s America

Just 24 days into Donald Trump’s presidency, more than 680 undocumented immigrants were forced to leave the country in a series of mass raids. That’s an average of about 28 people each day. Now, 27-year-old web developer and designer Celso … Continue reading

Donald Trump has spent a lot of time whining about the Oscars on Twitter

And the winner for whiniest tweets about the Oscars go to … President Trump. Over the years Trump, a reality TV star before he was a politician, has often weighed in on the film awards show. As in, up until … Continue reading

The next major trial will stream online on the LawNewz Network

Court TV is finally streaming.  A new online network that will live-stream court trials is set to launch on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The network will be part of the site LawNewz, a project by Court TV alum … Continue reading

Hackers didn’t lock you out of your Facebook account. Facebook did.

No, it wasn’t the Russians.  A number of Facebook users today reported being randomly locked out of their accounts, and some immediately feared the worst. Was this proof of hackers looking to steal precious vacation photos? Or maybe evidence of … Continue reading

‘Harry Potter’ passages that are shockingly similar to 2017 politics

Comparisons between the plot of the Harry Potter series and the Trump administration are apparently not stopping any time soon. What started as the post-election mantra of “Even Hogwarts fell to Voldemort” has morphed into daily comparisons between Potter villains … Continue reading

The best, most savage punchlines from Nick Kroll & John Mulaney Indie Spirit Awards hosting gig

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, hosts of the Independent Spirit Awards, went full-savage on Hollywood, President Donald Trump, and everything else under the California sun on Saturday. In doing so, they achieving new levels of “they did not just say … Continue reading

Hmm, maybe this is why Trump doesn’t want to attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

On Saturday, Donald Trump made history as the first president to bow out of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. And while this has much to do with Trump’s ever-worsening battle with the press and his constant struggle to book talent, … Continue reading