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Daily Archives: September 19, 2017

How Star Wars Fans Can Learn More About The Battleground Planet In The Last Jedi

In addition to the planet being covered with a thin layer of salt over the ruby-ish base, Crait is also notable for the mines that extract the world’s natural minerals. It had also been previously reported before Crait was officially identified that the world contained gems that were used to fund Rebel and Resistance operations, which explains why it will ...

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Fats Waller says he 'Ain't Misbehavin',' but the party's going strong at La Mirada Theatre

When Thomas “Fats” Waller played piano and sang, life was a party. A large man with a big personality, he was known as much for making people laugh as for his extraordinary skill at a jumping style of piano playing known as stride. The music that Waller (1904-43) wrote or reinterpreted remains popular among theater fans due in large part ...

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Macklemore And Kesha Air Out Their Regrets On New Song ‘Good Old Days’

Remember when Kesha and Macklemore fueled collaboration rumors earlier this year with that precious, bedazzled selfie? Well, the fruits of their labor are finally here for us to enjoy, as the Rainbow singer joins Mack on his new single “Good Old Days.” The nostalgic track is a stripped-back affair about finding contentment here and now. Kesha delivers the moving hook ...

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At Faustine Steinmetz, Refining the Familiar

LONDON, United Kingdom — Faustine Steinmetz has graduated from art installation-type presentations to a fully blown catwalk show. Bear in mind, this is the designer who once said she’d never do a show because she wants to avoid the sensationalism of models on a plinth as the zenith of sex and glamour. Despite that, Steinmetz is at the stage where she ...

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Leonardo DiCaprio Awards $20 Million in Environmental Grants Through His Foundation

Leonardo DiCaprio is advocating to make our environment a better place. Through his foundation, the 42-year-old actor awarded $ 20 million in grants to be spread across more than 100 organizations working to make a difference. DiCaprio announced his contribution in a statement on Tuesday, shortly before speaking at a climate change conference at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. ...

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Lawmakers Push for Sex Trafficking Bill Despite Silicon Valley Opposition

WASHINGTON — Major internet companies were put on defense on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for their opposition to a piece of legislation designed to root out online sex trafficking. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and more than two dozen others, would amend a section of the Communications Decency Act that has shielded internet companies from liability for ...

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PRETTYMUCH Director Breaks Down The Influences Behind ‘Would You Mind’ Video

PRETTYMUCH, Simon Cowell’s latest vocal group, dropped the music video for their debut single, “Would You Mind,” last Friday. As fans know, the five guys have been making videos themselves on YouTube for months now, but the “Would You Mind” clip is notable for being their proper debut. That’s why it’s directed by Emil Nava, who also helmed the visuals ...

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