Thursday, August 13, 2020

Music

UK’s First Socially Distanced Concert Shows What Future May Hold

The UK’s first major outdoor concert is offering a glimpse of what’s likely to become the norm — venues sectioned off into small groups, enabling fans to rock without rolling the COVID-19 dice. Sam Fender performed for 2,500 people at the Virgin Money Unity Arena in Newcastle Tuesday night … marking what’s believed to be […]

The Weeknd Donates $300k to Beirut Explosion Victims

The Weeknd‘s philanthropy isn’t confined to North America … he’s opening his wallet to help people who were injured, people whose loved ones died, and people who were left homeless by the tragic explosion that rocked Beirut. The singer’s manager, Wassim “Sal” Slaiby, and his wife, Rima Fakih, have been leading the charge to get […]

Movie

Finding Your Happy Place During the Pandemic: Part II

I encouraged you to e-mail us at editor@ebertdigital.com and tell us about a movie, TV show, book, play, song; or even a recipe, remembrance, person, dream or life’s experience that takes you to your Happy Place. I received some great submissions and today I am publishing a few of them. One submission was about a book, one was about […]

TV

The Most Surprising Celebrities With Cooking Shows

Selena Gomez is not a chef. But she’s about to play one on TV. On Thursday, May 11, the pop star becomes the latest—and, perhaps, one of the unlikeliest—face of food television when her new show, appropriately entitled Selena + Chef, premieres on HBO Max. In each episode of the new series, filmed while social distancing amid […]

The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Cast Remembers What It Was Like to Move Beyond the MCU

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is taking a bow tonight, and it’s doing it on its own terms.  Back when the series started in 2013, Iron Man 3 had just been released, and Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier were both on deck. Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) had just been killed a year […]

See The Cheetah Girls Then and Now

The Cheetah Girls starring…Solange Knowles?! It almost happened. While all good Disney Channel Original Movie fans know that the empowering musical film franchise starred Raven-Symoné, Adrienne Bailon, Kiely Williams and Sabrina Bryan as the BFFs-turned-pop stars, it may come as a surprise to learn that Beyoncé‘s kid sister reportedly came close to making a big splash […]