Claire Shaffer
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Khalid to Premiere New Song for Virgin Galactic Spaceflight Launch

Khalid to Premiere New Song for Virgin Galactic Spaceflight Launch

Khalid has announced that he will be performing a brand-new song for the Virgin Galactic Spaceflight launch on Sunday, July 11th. Although the song, titled “New Normal,” won’t be officially released until July 21st, the singer will debut the track on stage following the Unity 22 crew’s landing of the 22nd flight test for VSS Unity. It will be the company’s fourth crewed spaceflight and the first to carry a full crew of two pilots and four mission specialists in the cabin, including Virgin Galactic’s founder, Sir Richard Branson, who will be testing the private astronaut experience. When...

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Jul 9
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Tim Curry to Host 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Virtual Fundraiser

Tim Curry to Host 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Virtual Fundraiser

In honor of both Halloween and the upcoming presidential election on November 3rd, Tim Curry and the Wisconsin Democrats will be hosting a virtual fundraiser for the Wisconsin Democratic Party on Saturday, October 31st at 10:00 p.m. ET.Dubbed the Rocky Horror Show Halloween Livestream, the event will feature an all-star cast reading through the show, including Wilmer Valderrama, Lance Bass, Rosario Dawson, Jason George, Nell Campbell, Seth Green, Jason Alexander, David Arquette, and more.In addition to the read-through, the show will also feature musical performances by the Dresden Dolls,...

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Claire Shaffer
Oct 26
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John Oliver Takes Trump Asylum Policies to Task on 'Last Week Tonight'

John Oliver Takes Trump Asylum Policies to Task on 'Last Week Tonight'

has covered U.S. policy — and its related injustices — many times on . But this week, he chose to highlight the Trump administration’s aggressive stance toward asylum seekers and how it’s only gotten worse during the pandemic.“The asylum process has never been easy, but this administration has made it absolute hell,” Oliver said. “Their policy of family separation caused widespread outrage, but they have done so much more than that.”Beyond the well-known documentation of how difficult it is for migrants from Mexico and Central America to seek asylum in the U.S., Oliver pointed out that...

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Oct 26
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Claire Danes to Join 'Homeland' Reunion for Democratic Party Benefit

Claire Danes to Join 'Homeland' Reunion for Democratic Party Benefit

The cast and crew of the award-winning Showtime series  are joining a for the Democratic Party.Hosted by the Ohio Democratic Party and the Michigan Democratic Party, the benefit will take place on Wednesday, October 21st at 7:30 p.m. EST/4:30 p.m. PST, and will feature former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson as well as key members of the Homeland cast and crew, including , Mandy Patinkin, and Alex Gansa.With Homeland having concluded this past April, Johnson and the cast members will go through lessons that can be learned from the show, its relationship to the intelligence...

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Claire Shaffer
Oct 20
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'Hamilton' Cast to Host Virtual Fundraiser for Joe Biden Campaign

'Hamilton' Cast to Host Virtual Fundraiser for Joe Biden Campaign

‘s presidential campaign has announced that it will be holding a virtual fundraising event with the cast of the hit musical , streaming October 16th at 9:00 p.m. ET.Original Broadway cast members , Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, Leslie Odom Jr., Okieriete Onaodowa, and Phillipa Soo will all be participating in the fundraiser, which will include a special performance and a Q&A moderated by Hamilton director Thomas Kail. In order to attend, viewers must donate any amount to the Biden Victory Fund through its .Other cast reunions to...

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Claire Shaffer
Oct 13
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Dave Grohl Writes Theme Song for 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell

Dave Grohl Writes Theme Song for 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell

Following that went viral, has written a theme song for his young superstar opponent, 10-year-old drummer .Bushell, who has appeared on Ellen and regularly uploads videos to her 100,000-subscriber YouTube channel, first the Foo Fighters frontman to the task last month, performing the drums to the band’s classic single “Everlong.” Grohl by performing Them Crooked Vultures’ “Dead End Friends,” which Bushell then matched beat for beat in a new video, causing Grohl to admit defeat. (Safe to say that Bushell is a master of Grohl’s discography: She previously went viral with and also on Ellen...

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Claire Shaffer
Sep 14
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Muddy Waters' Former Chicago Home to Be Converted Into Museum

Muddy Waters' Former Chicago Home to Be Converted Into Museum

‘ former house in Chicago will be renovated into a museum and community center, the Hyde Park Herald on Tuesday.The National Trust for Historic Preservation has given a $50,000 grant to transform the six-time Grammy-winning blues musician’s brick house — situated on 4339 S. Lake Park Ave. in the North Kenwood neighborhood of the city — into the . The grant arrives through the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund.Led by Waters’ great-granddaughter, Chandra Cooper, the MOJO renovation project will include a neighborhood museum attached to a community center. In addition to exhibits...

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Claire Shaffer
July 21, 2020
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Alexis Ohanian Resigns From Reddit, Asks to Be Replaced by Black Candidate

Alexis Ohanian Resigns From Reddit, Asks to Be Replaced by Black Candidate

co-founder Alexis Ohanian resigned from the board of on Friday, asking fellow board members to replace him with a black candidate.“I’ve resigned as a member of the Reddit board, I have urged them to fill my seat with a black candidate [and] I will use future gains on my Reddit stock to serve the black community, chiefly to curb racial hate,” Ohanian wrote in a Twitter thread, adding that he will be pledging $1 million to youth campaign Know Your Rights Camp.I've resigned as a member of the reddit board, I have urged them to fill my seat with a black candidate, + I will use future gains on...

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Claire Shaffer
June 5, 2020
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Stephen King Apologizes to Colbert for Predicting COVID-19

Stephen King Apologizes to Colbert for Predicting COVID-19

had another Stephen, acclaimed author , on  Tuesday night, where he asked King how he was able to so accurately predict the crisis.“People have been telling me for years that I sort of foresaw ,” King said. “I wrote a book called The Dead Zone, and there was a character in there, a TV comedian-type guy who appealed to the common people, and told everybody that he was gonna solve the pollution problem ’cause he was gonna shoot it all into outer space!” King added snidely that ejecting garbage into outer space was “pretty favorable” to suggesting that people into their own bodies as a...

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May 6, 2020
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Miley Cyrus Shares COVID-19 Call to Action for Global Citizen Campaign

Miley Cyrus Shares COVID-19 Call to Action for Global Citizen Campaign

has shared a video message in support of latest relief campaign, Global Goal: Unite for Our Future, with a focus on the development of COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines.“We now have the opportunity to take a stand for equality and health for all,” Cyrus says in the clip. “Because this pandemic has affected our entire world, we need to ensure that everyone everywhere has the solutions for this pandemic: testing, treatments, and a vaccine. Together, people around the globe, across ages, borders, and identities, are calling on governments, businesses, and philanthropists to step up...

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Claire Shaffer
May 28, 2020
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