More than half (54 percent) of U.S. adults are likely to vacation close to home this summer given the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll. Local park and recreation professionals and their agencies provide a variety of safe and affordable nearby activities for everyoneContinue Reading

An all-star list of 150 academics, writers and activists, particular on the liberal side of the American political aisle, such as J.K. Rowling, Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood, signed an open letter denouncing the “restriction of debate,” essentially attacking cancel culture. Our cultural institutions are facing a moment of trial.Continue Reading

Former NFL quarterback, now social justice activist Colin Kaepernick has fully abandoned his love or tolerance of July 4th, something he had during the Obama administration, to bash the national holiday as a “celebration of white supremacy” and landed a lucrative deal with ESPN/Disney for a first-look deal with TheContinue Reading

NBA players’ last names can be replaced with a social justice message, word or phrase from an approved list during the games when play resumes. According to ESPN, the NBA and National Basketball Player’s Association, the league’s player union, agreed to 29 words and phrases that can be displayed on aContinue Reading

Disney is still working to keep the kids busy and tuned into Disney+, confirming that Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe, from Disney Television Animation, will arrive exclusively on Disney+ on Friday, August 28. Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe is an adventure story that tracks stepbrothersContinue Reading

There is nothing above reproach for Black Lives Matter activists and the acclaimed musical Hamilton and its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, are under attack for silence on protests and historical revisionism. “We spoke out on the day of the Pulse shooting. We spoke out when Vice President Mike Pence came toContinue Reading

The new Batman film, The Batman, will feature an all-star cast as the rogue gallery, including Catwoman, The Riddler, The Penguin and possibly others. Peter Skarsgaard has been cast as Gil Colson, a possible spin-off of a high-power District Attorney named Gil Mason. On Batman: The Animated Series is a patsy for theContinue Reading

Disney will turn to an A-list actress to head their Pirates of the Caribbean franchise as it heads into a new chapter, one with less or no Jack Sparrow. Margot Robbie (Suicide Squad, I Tonya) star has been hired to reunite with Birds of Prey and Bumblebee screenwriter Christina Hodson for theContinue Reading

Once again proving their lasting durability, iconic rock band Stryper returns September 4th with their 13th studio album, “Even the Devil Believes” (Frontiers Music Srl). Earlier today, the band announced the album’s first single, “Blood From Above.” Watch the official lyric video here: https://youtu.be/1DkLHDWGkV0 Filled with the band’s signature riffs, harmony-laden melodies and positive themes, theContinue Reading

Discovery Channel announced today that Mike Rowe will host the brand-new four-episode series, DIRTY JOBS: ROWE’D TRIP premiering Tuesday, July 7 at 9PM ET/PT. Part reunion, part road-trip, part look-back-special, and part “where-are-they-now,” this series highlights everything that made DIRTY JOBS an “essential” franchise in the first place. The original DIRTYContinue Reading

Last night Hellboy and Sons of Anarchy actor Ron Perlman was a guest on SiriusXM’s The Dean Obeidallah Show, where he gave an impassioned denunciation of President Trump and people politicizing COVID-19. “He is not f****** president of anything,” Perlman said. “We have a guy who will do anything to sort of satiate the sexualContinue Reading

Clint Eastwood‘s High Plains Drifter feel like Blumhouse made a Sergio Leone spaghetti western, adding elements of horror to the classic western genre. Similar to the “Man with No Name” role in Sergio Leone’s Dollar Trilogy, Eastwood rides into remote mining town as cigar chewing gunslinger. The Stranger is quickly confronted byContinue Reading

As movie theaters across the country make plans to safely re-open their doors, the 2020 TCM Big Screen Classics Series from Fathom Events is returning to welcome movie lovers back. Eleven unforgettable films are coming through the end of the year, with all previously slated events being rescheduled to theContinue Reading

HBO’s adaptation of The Watchmen, a popular Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons comic book series, looks to extended the franchise and kicked off with tie to horrible race crimes and animosity in the first two episodes, deepening a few characters’ backstories before delivering a “big twist.” REVIEW THE WATCHMEN EPISODEContinue Reading

Universal Orlando laid off an undisclosed number of employees on Tuesday despite reopening its theme parks weeks ago. No details were given regarding departments or business units impacted by the move. “We have made the difficult decision to reduce our Parks & Resorts workforce across multiple locations and business units,”Continue Reading

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace said Tuesday night, he has never seen anything like what he described as a “straight-up noose” that was being used as a door pull in the garage he was assigned last week at Talladega Speedway in Alabama. The noose in question has been investigated by the FBI andContinue Reading

While not a re-make, the 1960 Magnificent Seven film adapted Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai to the Old West with an all-star cast: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steven McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn and James Coburn. A gang of bandits, led by Calvera (Wallach), raids a poor Mexican village for food andContinue Reading