Vangelis, Oscar-winning Composer of ‘Chariots of Fire’ and ‘Blade Runner,’ Dies at Age 79

Internationally acclaimed Greek composer Vangelis, known for composing landmark film scores of “Chariots of Fire” and “Blade Runner,” died in Paris on May 17 at the age of 72. The Athens News Agency reported Vangelis’ death on May 19, citing …

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Taylor Swift Receives NYU Honorary Degree, Delivers Commencement Speech

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Pop star Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate of fine arts on May 18 from New York University (NYU) and delivered the commencement speech at Yankee Stadium. The 11-time Grammy winner addressed the NYU class of 2022 on behalf of …

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Netflix to Roast NFL Superstar Tom Brady in New Comedy Special

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Netflix announced on May 17 that it will roast National Football League (NFL) quarterback Tom Brady in a planned series of new Comedy specials called “Greatest Roasts of All Time: GROAT.” “We can’t wait to burn three-time Super Bowl-losing quarterback …

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Addresses Cannes Film Festival

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky delivered a surprise video address at the opening ceremony of the 75th Cannes Film Festival on May 17. “Hundreds of people are dying every day. They won’t get up again after the clapping at the end,” …

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Comedian Andy Dick Arrested For Alleged Sexual Battery

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Andy Dick, a comedian, and actor, was detained in Orange County on Wednesday morning after a victim claimed being sexually assaulted by him at a campground. Around 9 a.m., deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department received a report of …

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Largest North American Cave Art Discovered After 1,000 Years

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A team of scientists discovered the largest known Native American cave art that had been hidden in an Alabama cave for more than 1,000 years. Jan F. Simek, a professor at The University of Tennessee and a team of researchers …

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Comedian Dave Chappelle Tackled On Stage at Hollywood Bowl


Comedian Dave Chappelle was tackled on stage during his performance at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to various media reports and circulating videos from witnesses. Chappelle was just ending his show for the “Netflix Is A …

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Netflix Drops Meghan Markle’s Animated Series ‘Pearl’ Amid Cutbacks

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Netflix dropped Meghan, Duchess of Sussex’s flagship animated series amid a wave of cutbacks, following a drop in subscribers. The streaming service giant canceled “Pearl,” the working title of a series about a 12-year-old girl who finds inspiration through influential …

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