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Netflix is finding a way into China (NFLX)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. In a partnership that provides access to China, Netflix has signed a content licensing deal with video platform iQiyi, Tech in Asia reports. The licensing agreement […]

Jeff Goldblum Serves Free Sausages To People Because He’s Jeff Goldblum

Like a magnificently aged wine, Jeff Goldblum is still a fantastic human decades after we first met him. He continues to win us over, and he’s currently doing so with sausages. After the recent announcement that Goldblum will be returning to the “Jurassic Park” franchise […]

Melissa Etheridge Driven To Write Music About These ‘Very Inspiring Times’

Melissa Etheridge has never been one to shy away from writing socially-conscious songs or getting downright personal in her music. She penned the Oscar-winning “I Need to Wake Up” for Al Gore’s 2006 documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” and she sang about non-monogamous relationships in “I’m […]

John Legend’s Red Carpet Takedown Of Donald Trump Is Priceless

Frequent Donald Trump critic John Legend may have just outdone himself. As the singer walked the red carpet for the Time 100 Gala in New YorkCity on Tuesday, he wiped the floor with the president in aninterview. The singer and activist wiped the floor with […]

Comic From India Calls Donald Trump ‘America’s Arranged Marriage’ On ‘Conan’

Comedian Vir Das killed it on “Conan” Tuesday night, summing up America’s relationship with Donald Trump in the most perfectly funny way. Das, from Mumbai, India, pointed out that most Americans didn’t vote for the president in November, yet they’re stuck living with him. “To […]

Writes of Spring brings grand tradition of song circles to NAC stage in Ottawa

The four singer-songwriters on the bill for the Writes of Spring – a travelling song circle that hits the National Arts Centre theatre Friday – are all keenly aware of the universal truth that can make the song circle format sink or swim. read more […]

Stephen Colbert Spoofs Alex Jones, Gets Into A Sticky Situation

“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert’s spoof Alex Jones-esque character got himself into quite the mess on Tuesday. In his parody segment “Brain Fight,” Colbert’s ranting host Tuck Buckford grabbed a big tub of Chobani yogurt ― in an apparent reference to the yogurt company that’s […]

Cop Called To End Kids’ Dance Event Ends Up Teaching Them How To Salsa

This police officer in San Antonio, Texas, has sure got some smooth moves. When a neighbor called cops out to shut down a children’s dance club event that was being held in a backyard late Saturday, the unidentified officer went off script — and ended […]

Sean Spicer Is Surprisingly Candid In Seth Meyers’ Spoof Press Briefing

On Tuesday night’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer gave answers to the questions that everyone’s been dying to ask. Well, kind of. Via some crafty editing, Meyers joined a fake press pool to ask Spicer such humdingers as: “Where […]

Stephen King Has A ‘Gentle’ Message For Trump Voters

Author Stephen King has a message for people who voted for President Donald Trump and still support him. I say this gently and kindly: If you voted for Trump and still think he’s doing a good job, you haven’t been paying attention. — Stephen King […]

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