As an actor, Paul Dano, with his long-faced gaze of inquiring gloom, has always radiated a sense of unease. That’s far from the only thing he communicates (he was spectacular as Brian Wilson in “Love & Mercy,” a performance that beautifully merged Wilson’s disturbance and his joy). But a kind of hushed foreboding remains the […]
Gary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports Yahoo News . Lee once worked as a staffer in the Obama White...
Children are having online-only relationships without meeting in real life, and apparently they don’t mind! The New York Post Reports. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.
It was business as usual in the virtual reality chat room until the robot had a seizure. The Verge reports the unnerving incident happened Wednesday on VRChat, where users in the forms of avatars can interact with each other. According to the Daily Dot , "Morty, Sonic, Knuckles, a dude in...
The singer Halsey delivered a stirring speech at the Women’s March in New York City earlier today (Jan. 20). Titled “A Story Like Mine” and written as a poem, it recounts experiences with rape, abortion, assault and miscarriage. It concludes: “The year is 2018 and Iâ€™ve realized that nobody is safe long as she is […]
Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont is taking his campaign to recover his old job from Belgium to Denmark, in a bid to step up the pressure on Spanish authorities who have said that a fugitive abroad can't be the region's president
Common is ready to sport his “Oprah 2020” gear. The rapper and actor said while he doesn’t think Oprah will run for President, he would be rooting for her if she did choose to set her sights on the White House. Moments after taking the stage at the Respect Rally at the Sundance Film Festival on […]
Bloomberg is out with a lengthy feature about the final, turbulent year of Travis Kalanick at the helm of Uber, which the story maintains was "a lot weirder and darker than you thought." As evidence of that, reporters Eric Newcomer and Brad Stone unearth a bizarre anecdote about Kalanick's behavior...
Thirty years ago, Jennifer Fox won the grand jury prize at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival for her documentary “Beirut: The Last Home Movie,” engaging with sex-positive and progressively feminist topics in her subsequent nonfiction work, most notably “Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman.” Both a natural extension of Fox’s career to date and a […]
A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue
IBM has reported its first quarter of revenue growth since 2012 as the company ramps up its cloud computing business and looks for new opportunities from its investments in artificial intelligence
Documentary mavens Fisher Stevens and Ross Kauffman have teamed for a feature-length film “Taken By the Tiger,” about the fast-shrinking population of tigers in the wild for Discovery Channel and Science Channel. Kauffman (“Born into Brothels”) will direct with Stevens on board to produce the film, which will be shot in remote locations in Asia. […]