• ‘The Boy Band Con’ explores the seedy puppetmaster behind Backstreet Boys, NSYNC
  • Netflix released more originals than licensed titles last year
  • Why ‘Captain Marvel’ doesn’t need to be a feminist story
  • Baskin-Robbins’ Blueberry Muffin Ice Cream Will Remind You Of Your Fave Breakfast
  • Georgetown Could Have Blown Whistle on Tennis Coach Who Recruited $2.7 Million Worthless Players

‘The Boy Band Con’ explores the seedy puppetmaster behind Backstreet Boys, NSYNC

Even without the megastar musicians at its core, The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story would still be a riveting true-crime film about the fraudulent mastermind who spearheaded one of the biggest musical movements of the past 25 years. The Lance Bass-produced film, which premiered at SXSW on Wednesday, shows Pearlman as a three-dimensional figure who fell victim to his own avarice, with a bombshell reveal that attains The…

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Why ‘Captain Marvel’ doesn’t need to be a feminist story

‘ Captain Marvel’ tries and fails to tell a feminist narrative . Image: Chuck Zlotnick( c) Marvel Studios 2019 This post contains spoilers for Captain Marvel In the spire minute o f Captain Marve l’s final contend sequence, Gwen Stefani’s “I’m Just a Girl” starts playing as Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers kicks everyone’s ass. The subtext, in case you missed it, is that Carol Danvers has the potential to be…

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Baskin-Robbins’ Blueberry Muffin Ice Cream Will Remind You Of Your Fave Breakfast

Courtesy of Baskin-Robbins Baskin-Robbins’ Blueberry Muffin Ice Cream For March 2019 Is A Sweet Start To Spring By Lizzy Rosenberg a day ago OK, this might be kind of a~ hot take~ but irrespective of what time it is, I am ever down to eat breakfast food. Devouring an omelet for dinner, a bagel and schmear at lunchtime, and even devouring 3 a.m. flapjacks honestly all audio heavenly to me,…

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Georgetown Could Have Blown Whistle on Tennis Coach Who Recruited $2.7 Million Worthless Players

Georgetown University is Washingtons Harvard, and Gordon Ernst had been one of its princes until he the white-shoe lawyer at the top of Willkie Farr. But for every multimillionaire in the world of high finance, law, and Hollywood, there had to be someone of comparable status within academia to pull off admission for someone who couldnt tell a metaphor from a simile on their SATs, or hit a tennis ball…

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How to stream Hulu’s ‘The Act’ for free

Ask anyone who watches TV, reads, or listens to podcasts–there’s no hotter genre at the moment than true-blue felony. Cases make for excellent drama, and The Act is no exception, and the anthology serial is coming alone to. The Act is an adaptation of the real-life story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard and the murder of her father Dee Dee Blanchard, who was accused of abusing her daughter and making her…

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Superheroes and freaky cats: how Captain Marvel rewrote the rules

From the tale behind Nick Furys eyepatch to the reclamation of the Skrull, the latest Marvel film has altered comic-book canon in fruitful ways If there’s one thing we should have been primed for, prior to starting viewing Captain Marvel, it would be to expect the unexpected. Marvel is a studio that, time and again, has chosen to twist comic-book canon to dres brand-new requires, rather than deliver overly faithful…

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Shoreham pilot: ‘Aviation fuel runs through his veins’

When the 1950 s Hawker Hunter struck queuing traffic on 22 August 2015, it became the most severe breath reveal accident in Britain since 31 people lost their lives at Farnborough in 1952. For Mr Hill, who miraculously escaped with his life after being thrown from the cockpit, it was a nighttime chapter in a decades-long love affair with flying. “He has aviation fuel leading through his veins, ” said…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus tries (and fails) to lie to Jimmy Fallon

You know what, Julia Louis-Dreyfus could sell us anything. But we’re not so sure how she is effective is at selling a lie, however, as epitomized when she stepped into a round of “Box of Lies” with The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon on Thursday. The Veep superstar is good merriment, but boy , not so convincing when it comes to trying to dupe Fallon into thinking that she’s got a…

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Stuck on repeat: what is Netflixs Russian Doll actually about?

Paranoia, redundancy, bathrooms followers believe the smash black comedy mirrors star Natasha Lyonnes own battles with addiction By now, you have probably worked out that Natasha Lyonne is a retrieving addict whose real-life backstory overlaps with that of her persona Nadia; many of the artists referenced in the indicate( musician Harry Nilsson, writer Lucy Maud Montgomery, film-maker Alejandro Jodorowsky) either themselves died of narcotic overdoses or were deeply are subject…

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