Tag Archives: ENTERTAINMENT

RETURNING TO THE ‘STAR WARS’ UNIVERSE, YODA IS

It’s been a crazy few days for us Star Wars nerds. First we find out, in the latest trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story, that Chewbacca is 190 years old. And now we discover that O.G. Jedi Yoda is going to appear in Episode 9, set to warp into theaters in December, 2019. Continue reading RETURNING TO THE ‘STAR WARS’ UNIVERSE, YODA IS

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Spotify is now a public company

It’s been a long road for Spotify in terms of going public, but now that day is here. The company is now public; it took the unusual step of pursuing a direct listing, rather than the more traditional IPO. Shares were set at a price of $132 by the New York Stock Exchange late Monday, according to Reuters. That gives Spotify a value of over $23 billion.

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‘THE WOLF OF WALL STREET’ WAS FINANCED WITH STOLEN MONEY, PRODUCERS FORCED TO PAY FEDS $60 MILLION

In a shockingly appropriate turn of events, it turns out The Wolf of Wall Street was financed by stolen money. But fear not: Leonardo DiCaprio (probably) had nothing to do with it. Continue reading ‘THE WOLF OF WALL STREET’ WAS FINANCED WITH STOLEN MONEY, PRODUCERS FORCED TO PAY FEDS $60 MILLION

Nike’s ‘PlayStation’ PG2s are like a DualShock for your feet

Nike has never been afraid to use different technologies to experiment with its sneakers. After all, this is the company that brought you the Mag and HyperAdapt, two shoes powered by auto-lacing mechanisms. And while its latest basketball silhouette isn’t as tech-forward as those, there’s still plenty to like here, especially if you’re both a sneakerhead and an avid gamer. Meet the PG2, Paul George’s new signature shoe, which Nike created in collaboration with Sony and was inspired by the PlayStation. Sorry, Xbox, maybe next time.

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Amazon taps ‘Boondocks’ creator for alt-history show ‘Black America’

Amazon could be getting another alternate history show of the likes of The Man in the High Castle. A series called Black America is under development and it’s centered around a reality where southern states were granted to African Americans as reparations for slavery. Set in the present day, the sovereign nation of New Colonia — made up of what was previously Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama — is outpacing a rapidly declining US, a country it’s had a tumultuous relationship with over the past 150 years.

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