Tag Archives: Entertainment/Culture

30Oct/17

Protesters disrupt Polanski retrospective after new rape allegations

PARIS, FRANCE (OCTOBER 30, 2017) (REUTERS) – Protesters disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski’s work in Paris on Monday (October 30) following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director. Continue reading

30Oct/17

‘House of Cards’ to end amid Spacey allegation

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Netflix Inc’s groundbreaking political drama “House of Cards” will end after its upcoming sixth season, the company said on Monday (October 30), one day after a sexual misconduct allegation emerged against star Kevin Spacey. Continue reading

30Oct/17

Kevin Spacey apologizes to actor Anthony Rapp, says he lives life as a gay man

INTERNET (OCTOBER 29, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – Kevin Spacey apologized on Sunday (October 29) to fellow actor Anthony Rapp for a 1986 incident in which Rapp said Spacey made a sexual advance to him when Rapp was only 14. Continue reading

24Oct/17

Swell by Ripple Brings the Future to Toronto

Last week, Ripple hosted Swell in Toronto which provided a forum for leaders in banking and blockchain to meet, network and hear from the likes of Dr. Ben Bernanke and Sir Tim Berners Lee. In case you missed the livestream, recorded sessions can be viewed here.

23Oct/17

David Letterman honored with Mark Twain prize for humor

David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S. history, was honored on Sunday for his contributions to American culture. Continue reading

23Oct/17

George Clooney raises a solution to Hollywood abuse scandals

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 22, 2017) (REUTERS) – George Clooney turned out to launch the latest film he directed “Suburbicon” in Los Angeles on Sunday (October 22) amid an ongoing issue in Hollywood about sexual harassment of women. Continue reading

22Oct/17

Tyler Perry’s ‘Boo 2!’ ‘ scares away competitors at the box office

(LIONSGATE) – “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” scored the top spot at the North American weekend box office over the weekend (October 20-22).
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