Bill Cosby’s ‘Pound Cake’ Lecture to Black Parents Made Judge Unseal Court Documents
Bill Cosby‘s controversial conservative lecture to black parents on how to raise their children might have been his downfall. Judge Eduardo C. Robreno shed light Monday on why the 2005 depositio...
Is YP's Search Data Strong Enough to Win More Local Digital Ad Dollars?
A few years ago, Foursquare, Yelp and Groupon seemed to be booming with brands and consumers, painting a pretty lucrative picture of the future of local advertising. Fast-forward to today—Yelp...
‘Antonia’s’ Ferdinando Cito Filomarino on Pozzi’s Poetry, 1930s Milan, Working with Guadagnino
Variety speaks to young Italian director Ferdinando Cito Filomarino about his first feature, “Antonia.” The film, which world premiered in competition at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival thi...
How the National Women's Soccer League Plans to Keep You Hooked After the World Cup
Jeff Plush, commissioner of the National Women's Soccer League, wants to keep you interested in women's soccer beyond just the World Cup. "We had over 50 players from 10 countries repr...
Ad of the Day: Taco Bell Takes Back Bacon in This Silly Anti-Craze Campaign
If you needed further evidence that the bacon craze has completely imploded, Taco Bell is making fun of the universal obsession with the stuff to pitch a new product … of which bacon is an in...
Jeremy Clarkson Blocked from Launching ITV Auto Show until April 2017
The race to sign the new motoring show from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, the former presenters at hit BBC show “Top Gear,” took a fresh twist Tuesday when it emerged that the th...
Korea Box Office: Lotte’s ‘Terminator’ Heads Slow Weekend
The fifth instalment of the Terminator franchise is the first Paramount title handled under a distribution pact with Lotte Entertainment, and prominently featured Korean star Lee Byung-hun.
Bill Cosby Accusers Tell CNN’s Don Lemon Shocking Quaalude Admission ‘Is a Game Changer’
The newly-released court documents, that included an admission from Bill Cosby that he obtained Quaaludes to give to young women he intended to have sex with, are a “game changer,” two o...
German Media Titans ProSiebenSat.1, Axel Springer in $16 Billion Merger Talks
German broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 and publishing giant Axel Springer are in merger talks that could lead to the creation of a business worth around Euros 14.4 billion ($15.9 billion). According to...
Donald Trump: Mexican Immigrants Spread "Tremendous Infectious Disease"
Univision is "being dictated to by the Mexican government," Trump claims in his latest statement since his controversial presidential campaign speech.read more
Bill Cosby Rep Says Comedian Settled 2005 Quaaludes Case ‘Because It Would Have Been Embarrassing’
Just hours after shocking court documents were released on Monday from a 2005 deposition in which Bill Cosby admitted to obtaining Quaaludes to give to young women he intended to have sex with, his...
China Box Office: ‘Monk Comes Down The Mountain’ Leads Weekend
Chen Kaige’s “Monk Comes Down The Mountain” took top spot at the Chinese box office, knocking “Jurassic World” from the perch it enjoyed for two weeks.
Judd Apatow Slams Bill Cosby, Calls Out Phylicia Rashad After Damning Documents Are Unsealed
Director and producer Judd Apatow slammed Bill Cosby Monday following the release of court documents in which Cosby admitted to having acquired Quaaludes to give to young women he intended to have sex...
Roland Martin Recalls His Lunch With Jerry Weintraub: ‘That Was a Good Man’ (Guest Blog)
When I saw the tweet confirming that Hollywood movie producer Jerry Weintraub had died Monday at the age of 77, I dropped my head and said, “Damn. Now that was a good man.” The news of Wei...
Karlovy Vary Film Review: ‘Chemo’
"Whenever you do something new, you learn something about yourself," says the protagonist of Polish lenser-turned-helmer Bartek Prokopowicz's gutsy debut feature "Chemo."
Remembering Daniel Quinn, Actor and Reluctant Hero of the Motion Picture Home (Guest Blog)
I looked down at the person who was once Daniel Quinn. This reluctant hero, infamous for his rage against the machine that controlled motion picture and television industry long-term care, now lay sil...
Disney Lands ‘Prince Charming’ Script for Mandeville and Tripp Vinson
Having reaped the rewards of so many fairytale re-imaginings, Disney is looking to take aim at the Prince at the center of many of those stories. Sources tell Variety that the studio has acquired the ...
‘Jane the Virgin’s’ Gina Rodriguez on the Dangers of Being an It Girl: ‘Everything Comes to an End’
While “Jane The Virgin” won Gina Rodriguez her first Golden Globe and is unequivocally her breakout moment, the actress has had brushes with fame before. In 2012, Rodriguez earned raves at...
Disney Buys Live-Action Prince Charming Project
Matt Fogel wrote the script.read more
How Periscoping Something as Simple as a July 4th Parade Can Take a Dark Turn
David Armano, Edelman's global strategy director, has more than 70,000 followers on Twitter, which he joined back in 2007, less than a year after the platform was born. He's an early adopter...

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