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How memes about the Depp-Heard trial can have real-life consequences

The social media trial of Johnny Depp v Amber HeardIn the court of public opinion, actor Johnny Depp is winning sympathy from social media users who mock his ex-wife Amber Heard and re-enact her claims of abuse for views. There are concerns their highly publicized court battle, which has been livestreamed online, will prevent domestic

Doug Ford’s handling of the pandemic sharply divides Ontario voters, but could help him win election

You may have figured a global pandemic that upended Ontario businesses, schools and health care for two years, infected millions and led to the deaths of 13,000 people would totally dominate the provincial election campaign. But you'd be wrong. While PC Leader Doug Ford's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic during his term as premier undoubtedly factors in to

‘Jeopardy!’ Host Ken Jennings Teases “Surprises” for the Tournament of Champions

Season 38 of Jeopardy! is officially in the books, but the quiz show is only getting started.Apart from Jeopardy! returning with new episodes on September 12 and the spinoff Celebrity Jeopardy! debuting on September 25, the trivia show also has other exciting tournaments in the pipeline. Shortly after reports confirmed Jeopardy! legend Ken Jennings and

The 10 Best Netflix Original Series of 2022 (So Far)

Just like that, another half year of Netflix originals is back on your TV slate. Did you sleep on giving the green light on watching Squid Game? Or, never worked up the verve to finally give Sex Education a spin? Too bad! Hours, days, and weeks of new Netflix originals are already on the platform

Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren Are Beefing Like It’s 1985

This week, in things you absolutely love to see: Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren are beefing like it's 1985.If you missed last week's news, Variety reported that the Rocky-verse would soon expand, with a spinoff centering on Lundgren's Ivan Drago in the works. The report was a somewhat pleasant surprise, since the Creed films have

Diane Warren Apologizes For Maybe (Read: Definitely) Shading Beyoncé

Rule number one: don't poke the Beyhive. After dishing out a shady tweet maybe-sort-of-most-definitely regarding Beyoncé's songwriting credits on her excellent new album, Renaissance, Diane Warren faced a barrage of angry tweets and messages from Bey's fans. The inevitable apology has since dropped, which we'll get to, but first, let's dig into this drama. Warren

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A slow start? No problem for Mariners’ lineup

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White Extremists Have Found Their Guy for the Senate: Blake Masters

In Blake Masters, white extremists feel that they may soon have an ally in the Senate. The 36-year-old venture capitalist, who is the Republican nominee in Arizona’s key Senate race, has earned support from far-right figures by refusing to shy away from controversy throughout his campaign. He has claimed that “Black people” are to blame

Florida Court Rules 16-Year-Old Too Immature for an Abortion but Mature Enough to Raise a Child

If you’re a reasonable person living on planet Earth, there’s probably rarely been a day over the last several years in which conservatives haven’t made you want to scream. And unfortunately, today will not provide a reprieve from the madness.On Tuesday, NBC News reported that a Florida appeals court recently ruled that a 16-year-old with no

“Squid Game” Breakout Jung Ho-yeon’s Battle to Stay Grounded

Anyone who’s has tuned into Squid Game — Netflix’s most-watched show in history — known Jung Ho-yeon’s face.The Korean actress, who also goes by simply Hoyeon, played Kang Sae-byeok, a North Korean defector who enters the deadly games in order to win enough money to bring the rest of her family over the border and

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