Friday, November 22, 2019
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Wednesday night. The actor was ostensibly there to promote the latest instalment in the "Fast and Furious" franchise: "Hobbs and Shaw." However, the conversation turned to Johnson's involvement in the Hawaiian protests over the proposed construction of a giant telescope on a…
Frederick Stanley made innovation a key part of the culture when he began what would eventually become Stanley Black & Decker, and the company is working aggressively to keep that spirit alive. From internal and external accelerators to innovation teams throughout the organization, Stanley Black & Decker is trying to buck the common problems that stymie…
Credit: ITV Pictures Last summer, the apparently scandalous statistic that more young people applied for the reality TV series Love Island than applied for Oxbridge rippled through the commentariat, eventually featuring in Prime Minister's Questions and that hotbed of middle-class moral panics, Question Time. While this was not the first reality TV show to provoke…
Scott Aukerman could tell Between Two Ferns was catching on when Natalie Portman asked to spend some time with Zach Galifianakis and his houseplants. The talk-show parody, which began life as a segment in Aukerman and B.J. Porter’s Fox pilot The Right Now! Show, had garnered some attention on the fledgling Funny Or Die website…
Embattled celebrity chef, restaurateur and Masterchef judge George Calombaris’ partnership with Tourism Western Australia has ended, with the tourism body cancelling the recent campaign which featured him. The news comes in the wake of increasingly negative publicity around the Masterchef judge, after it was revealed he underpaid staff by $7.8m.A Tourism WA spokesperson told Mumbrella…
Is it weird to turn a decades-dead fried chicken entrepreneur into a modern sex symbol?Hell yeah it’s weird. But when it comes to Colonel Sanders’ recent rotation through reimagined identities, several of which have been unsettlingly sexualized in nature, there’s a method to the brand’s marketing madness.The past few years have seen iconic chain founder…
Princeton alums ditched their traditional gigs to launch a label centered around a modern Hawaiian shirt. Now, they’ve announced their foray into outerwear.
On April 21, 2010, Us Weekly ran an article that was simply titled: “Alyssa Milano: She’s Back!” The actor had spent the years since Charmed ended in a familiar post-network-series purgatory, taking bit parts in sitcoms and doing TV movies. She wore a cabbage dress for PETA and wrote blogs for MLB.com. (“Touch,” an exclusive line of…
Earlier this month, the body of a two-year-old who had gone missing from her home in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh was found at a dumping ground nearby. White-hot outrage followed on Twitter, and many, including influential celebrity handles, described how a man called Zahid had raped the child and gouged out her eyes. This was inaccurate…