Archive for the ‘Entertainment and Music’ Category

Star Wars firm admits charges over Harrison Ford leg break

(Media Release) A production company behind Star Wars has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges after Han Solo actor Harrison Ford broke his leg on set. The 74-year-old was hit by a hydraulic metal door on the Pinewood set of the Millennium Falcon in June 2014. Foodles Production (UK) Ltd, a subsidiary of Disney, admitted […]

Six things about the $6 Bourdain-Obama meal

(Media Release) Deep in the heart of Hanoi, US President Barack Obama sat down for a $6 meal with celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain on Tuesday. The chef, known for his love of adventurous street food, described the date in a series of tweetsand an Instagram post. Here are six observations about the noodle summit at […]

Rolling Stones tell Trump to stop using their music

(Media Release) The Rolling Stones have told Donald Trump to stop playing their songs during his presidential campaign. The band have issued a statement saying that the US presidential candidate does not have permission to use the band’s music. “The Rolling Stones have never given permission to the Trump campaign to use their songs and […]

Why so many celebrities have died in 2016

(Media Release) We are only four months in, but it’s already been a dark, dark 2016. It now seems rare for a week to pass without a significant celebrity death being reported – from David Bowie in the second week of January, to actor Alan Rickman a week later, to comedian Victoria Wood and Prince […]

Why Republicans won’t even try to nominate the next president at their convention

(Media Release) Let me be the first to say this: The 2016 Republican National Convention is not, and will not be, about whether the Republicans nominate a candidate who can win the presidency. I’ll say it again: The GOP convention is not about selecting the next would-be, could-be president. In normal years, of course. This […]

How to invent something everyone wants

(Media Release) You’ve got an amazing idea, but nobody’s noticing. The small steps you can take to turn things around. Mary Egan had a problem that was frustratingly easy to track. Customers who signed up for the free trial of her website – GatheredTable.com, which produces interactive meal plans for families – weren’t converting to […]

Google April Fool Gmail button sparks backlash

(Media Release) Google has removed an April Fool’s Gmail button, which sent a comical animation to recipients, after reports of people getting into trouble at work. The button appeared beside Gmail’s normal send button and allowed users to shut down an email thread by sending a gif of a Minion dropping a microphone. However, a […]

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