Walmart Didn’t Feature Any Women Filmmakers For Oscars Short Films

Walmart is facing criticism for not featuring any female directors for an ad campaign that aired during Sunday’s Academy Awards. The world’s largest retailer is a sponsor of the Oscars and commissioned several short films directed by prominent filmmakers. Marc Forster, Antoine Fuqua, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg were tasked to create a short film […]

Colin Kaepernick Didn’t Vote

After a season of high-profile protesting, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has revealed that he did not vote in the 2016 election. When asked if he had already voted Tuesday, Kaepernick told reporters no, according to San Francisco Chronicle reporter Eric Branch. When asked if he planned to at all, his response was the same. […]

Here’s The Hollywood-Worthy Rio Gymnastics Story You Didn’t Hear

Houry Gebeshian appears to be living in a Hollywood screenplay. Her life resembles a gymnastics version of the 1993 cult football classic “Rudy,” complete with training montages, unlikely mentors, against-the-odds triumph, and lasting glory. This month, Gebeshian became the first female gymnast to represent Armenia at the Olympic Games, had the best meet of her […]

O.J. Simpson Didn’t Want To Be Associated With Black America. Then He Came To Symbolize It

In 1969, back when he was just a few months removed from going first overall in the NFL Draft to the Buffalo Bills, O.J. Simpson told then New York Times journalist Robert Lipsyte a story.  The two were with Howard Cosell at Joe Namath’s bar, Bachelors III, in New York when a youthful Simpson started […]