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Gawker Filing for Bankruptcy Will Go on Sale
- June 20, 2016

Gawker Media filed for bankruptcy protection in a NY court on Friday, a move that could pave the way for the troubled digital property to be acquired by Ziff Davis . Thanks to a post on Gawker .com that has been viewed 7.6 million times as of the time of this writing , it was made very public, and Hogan refused to go down without a (legal) fight. (more...)
Immense Shanghai Disneyland, Opening Today, Cost $5.5 Billion to Build
- June 20, 2016

Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger was quoted in the Los Angeles Times as calling the opening of the Shanghai resort "one of the proudest and most exciting moments in the history of the Walt Disney Company". Would they understand that waiting in line was part of the experience? China's bullet train network can draw in areas further afield. She said the potential profit was insignificant against Disney's total revenue, which a year ago was US$52.5 billion. (more...)
Pixar sequel Finding Dory is US's highest-grossing animated debut ever Pixar sequel Finding Dory is US's highest-grossing animated debut ever
- June 20, 2016

Last weekend's box office champ, New Line's The Conjuring 2, slipped to third place. Analysts weighing in kept their focus on the long-term implications of the Shanghai theme park introduction. Finding Dory seems destined to join those films among 2016's top earners, partly because it is appealing to all age groups. The success of " Finding Dory " and " Central Intelligence " also comes after a few weekends of underwhelming sequels and all-out flops. (more...)
Game of Thrones S6E9 Battle of the Bastards Game of Thrones S6E9 Battle of the Bastards
- June 20, 2016

TIME reported that "Game of Thrones" season 6 episode 9 , entitled "Battle of the Bastards", will feature the clash between Jon Snow and Ramsay Bolton. However, over at Vanity Fair , Joanna Robinson theorises that this secret plot could be likely as there's just so much to make space for in the coming episodes. (more...)
Author JK Rowling sends personal note to Orlando victim's funeral Author JK Rowling sends personal note to Orlando victim's funeral
- June 20, 2016

Friends and family remember Luis Vielma at a vigil for the 22-year-old who died at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. "He was 22 years old", Rowling wrote. When family and friends arrived at the Florida church where the service was being held, they were met by an enormous wreath bursting with red flowers-and a loving note from Rowling herself. (more...)
'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin dies in car crash at age 27
- June 20, 2016

Guillermo del Toro , who directed Anton in the Trollhunters TV show said he was, "The sweetest, most humble, delightful, talented guy you'd ever meet". "And gone before his time", Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in the films, including the upcoming sequel Star Trek Beyond, wrote on Instagram . "(My father) still wanted me to apply to college and stuff, and I did", Yelchin said. (more...)
Muhammad Ali's funeral livestream Muhammad Ali's funeral livestream
- June 19, 2016

State Rep. Martin Daniel, a Knoxville Republican, stirred up some Twitter controversy Saturday with Tweets about the death of Muhammad Ali. It would earn him enemies on the left and the right, make him reviled and almost send him to jail. He was born as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. after his father. In a moment of handsome coincidence, a swarm of bees hovered near a mural that honors Ali's famous quote, "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee". (more...)
WWE Money in the Bank 2016 Preview, Predictions, Schedule & Live Stream
- June 19, 2016

Here is Sportsrageous' full WWE Money in the Bank 2016 preview, predictions , schedule and live stream . Roman Reigns has held the WWE World Heavyweight Championship three times already in his career, and through all three title reigns, Seth Rollins was injured. (more...)
'Game Of Thrones' Season 6: Episode 9 'Battle of The Bastards' Predictions 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6: Episode 9 'Battle of The Bastards' Predictions
- June 19, 2016

The prize: Winterfell, ancestral home of the Starks. They are both historical in some sense; episode 9 "Battle of the Bastards" will feature the series' biggest battle sequence while Game 7 will possibly see the Cavs come back from a 3-1 deficit against the Warriors. (more...)
High stakes for Warriors, Cavaliers in Game 7 of NBA Finals
- June 19, 2016

Inventory remains high with more than 2,200 seats available at Oracle Arena on StubHub as of 9:30 am ET Friday. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (R) drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (L) during Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland, Ohio on June 16, 2016. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda joins James Corden for carpool karaoke
- June 19, 2016

Actually, the carpool gang's showstopper - a hand-gesture-filled, glory-note-packed sing-off of " One Day More " from " Les Miserables " - made Broadway seem like the easy victor. Corden went on to explain that the concept of karaoke would be lost without any actual singing, eventually coaxing the 46-year-old diva to take part properly. (more...)
This Fan Trailer Has Us Excited For Sunday's 'Game Of Thrones' This Fan Trailer Has Us Excited For Sunday's 'Game Of Thrones'
- June 19, 2016

The sixth season of the Games of Thrones is now on air on the television, and it is getting familiar with in the community. Game of Thrones has been steadily building towards this for the duration of the season, and it looks like the producers have gone all out in the next episode. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Episode 9 Live Stream
- June 19, 2016

Crew: Including everyone from the episode's four camera crews, to prop teams, the costume department, and even caterers, " Battle of the Bastards " tops out at around 600. And the 500 extras were trained in two different groups, one for Jon Snow's army and one for Ramsay Bolton's army, so they would develop a real-life rivalry. (more...)
Thousands say farewell to slain 'Voice' singer
- June 19, 2016

The singer's family held another memorial service so her friends and fans could pay their respects. Grimmie was signing autographs in a crowd after her concert at The Plaza Live Theater when a man approached and opened fire. Prior to appearing on The Voice , Grimmie was an established YouTube star with a strong social media following up to the time of her death. As they entered the memorial service, Grimmie's familiar voice filled the room as two video screens featured the Grimmie ... (more...)
In wake of Orlando attack, classic Trump returns In wake of Orlando attack, classic Trump returns
- June 19, 2016

Obama and Clinton, the Democrat he has endorsed to succeed him in a Nov 8 election, made almost simultaneous speeches . What exactly would using this label would accomplish? "He has been fixated on the phrase, and I quote, "radical Islam", as if those are magic words that, once uttered, will stop terrorists from coming after us", she charged. (more...)
Tony Awards: James Corden pays tribute to Orlando shooting victims Tony Awards: James Corden pays tribute to Orlando shooting victims
- June 19, 2016

Together, we have to make sure of that. James Corden wasted no time in his opening performance and monologue during the Tony Awards Sunday night. " We rise and fall and light from dying embers , remembrances that hope and love last longer/And love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love can not be killed or swept aside", said " Hamilton " creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda while accepting the award for "Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for rhe Theatre". (more...)
Hip Hop Musical Hip Hop Musical "Hamilton" Dominates At Tony Awards
- June 19, 2016

For all the talk about diversity and inclusiveness this season (absent at the Oscars, present at the Tonys), nothing could beat one powerful image: All four of the musical acting winners were black actors. "Hate will never win", he said. Legendary entertainer Barbra Streisand bestowed the top honor. "Tonight's show stands as a symbol and a celebration of that principle". (more...)
Mourners recall Charleston church victims at service
- June 19, 2016

On the one-year anniversary of one of the most tragic killings in SC history, Charleston returns to TD Arena to remember the lives that were taken and to honor those left behind. He explained his discontent with the state's politicians. "The most shocking part to me is that it happened inside of a church". After photos of shooter Dylann Roof posing alongside the confederate flag surfaced, it prompted a state and national initiative to remove the flag from government properties, including ... (more...)
'Hamilton' Takes Home 11 Tony Awards
- June 19, 2016

The audience was visibly moved by the Hamilton star, who also picked up the award for Best Musical - with Hamilton racking up 11 wins. "Hate will never win", he said. Her stage husband, Reed Birney, won best featured actor in a play. Theater doesn't exist without the LGBTQ community. He also had several costume changes while singing hits from shows like The Music Man, Funny Girl, Guys and Dolls, Annie, Cats, A Chorus Line, Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Dreamgirls and Gypsy . (more...)
Gawker Goes Bankrupt After Losing Hulk Hogan Sex-Tape Case
- June 19, 2016

Nick Denton's Gawker Media will fund its appeal of a $140 million judgment against the company with its sale to Ziff Davis. Gawker's bankruptcy filing was triggered after the group was ordered to pay Terry Bollea a.k.a Hulk Hogan over $100 million. (more...)

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