Peabody Awards Underline the Radical Changes in Electronic Media

On May 19, Peabody Awards will be handed out to 46 winners, the most in our 73-year history. Awards are not given in categories, for specific performances or production tasks. The sole criterion for winning is excellence in storytelling. So why the unprec.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 15th, 2017

Allison Janney: Mr. Peabody & Sherman is for the Whole Family

Allison Janney, Emmy winner and star of the CBS hit comedy, Moms, stars as one of the voices in the new Dreamworks animated film Mr. Peabody & Sherman, which opens in theaters this Friday. It's a safe bet that Mr. Peabody & Sherman will be one of .....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJun 3rd, 2014

Peabody Awards Live Blog: ‘Mr. Robot,’ ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Transparent,’ David Letterman Receive Honors

The 75th annual Peabody Awards are underway in New York, with stars and showrunners of “Mr. Robot,” “Unreal,” “Transparent,” “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” and other programs on hand to accept their kudos. D.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 22nd, 2016

Diane Kruger Wears the Perfect Spring Dress at Peabody Awards

Diane Kruger wears a perfect dress for spring while attending the 2014 Peabody Awards held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Monday afternoon (May 19) in New York City. The 37-year-old actress was joined at the event by her The Bridge co-star Demian Bichir......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredMay 19th, 2014

Bitter leftist critics feel betrayed by Woody Allen

It’s a brilliant comic conceit: If you want to underline how unhinged radical rhetoric really is, just picture its clichés being repeated not by hip young iconoclasts in leather blazers but by ditzy old Jewish ladies from Scarsdale. A scene built aroun.....»»

Category: topSource: nypostOct 5th, 2016

Peabody Awards: Diversity Takes Center Stage as Jon Stewart, David Letterman Return to Spotlight

The 75th anniversary ceremony honoring stories that matter in electronic media also recognized buzzed about title like Alex Gibney's Scientology expose 'Going Clear' and the Robert Durst documentary series 'The Jinx.'read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJan 15th, 2017

Q&A: ‘Key & Peele’ on Their Peabody and the Show’s Success

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are creators-writers-stars-exec producers of Comedy Central’s “Key & Peele,” which launches season 4 in September. They recently received a Peabody Award, made Time’s list of most influential people and were.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 29th, 2017

Art Directors Guild Announces Rule Changes

The Art Directors Guild has announced rule changes for its Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, announced today by ADG Council Chairman John Shaffner, and Awards Co-Producers Dave Blass and James Pearse Connelly. The rule changes will be in effe.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 4th, 2015

Electronic Music Awards Show to Debut on Fox

Co-founded by Paul Oakenfold, the first-ever ceremony celebrating electronic music will air on April 23.read more.....»»

Category: musicSource: hollywoodreporterJan 31st, 2016

Orlando Nightclub Mass Murder -- Act of Terrorism ... Killer Had Radical Islamic Leanings (VIDEO)

The slaughter at an Orlando nightclub Saturday night that ended the lives of 50 people was an act of terrorism ... and the culprit appears, again, to have radical Islamic leanings. Law enforcement officials say in addition to an assault rifle and a&hellip.....»»

Category: topSource: tmzJun 12th, 2016

Islamic radical in court over Timbuktu mausoleum destruction

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi was an enthusiastic member of a radical Islamic occupying force that systematically destroyed most of Timbuktu's World Heritage-listed mausoleums in 2012, prosecutors alleged Tuesday at an Intern.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 16th, 2017

Burger King menu in St Petersburg to reference political artist/activist Petr Pavlensky

In a rather startling move, the Burger King fast food venues in St Petersburg will offer a series of limited edition burgers, in tribute to the radical artist (and St Petersburg native son) Petr Pavlensky. Pavlensky's radical performance work uses .....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooSep 4th, 2016

Oscar nominee "Timbuktu" tackles everyday view of radical Islam

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Abderrahmane Sissako, the director of Mauritania's Oscar-nominated film "Timbuktu," says in a matter-of-fact tone reminiscent of his sober drama that his task was simply an exercise in humanizing harsh life under radical Islam......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 15th, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Nurses to the rescue! Radical plan to save our overstretched doctors’ surgeries

NURSES could take over a raft of routine jobs done by GPs, including check-ups for asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure, under a radical plan to ­rescue the service from the brink of collapse......»»

Category: topSource: expressMay 8th, 2017

Electronic music pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey dies at 87

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Jean-Jacques Perrey, the French composer and pioneer of electronic pop music who was best known for co-writing "Baroque Hoedown" used as the music for the Main Street Electrical Parade at Disney theme parks, has died at age .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 7th, 2016

Electronic beats and art in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Street Art museum hosts an international festival of contemporary art and electronic music. Sharon Reich reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 6th, 2015

Apple Secures Broad Smartwatch Patent

Apple, expected to launch an “iWatch” later this year, landed a sweeping patent covering a “wrist-worn electronic device.” The tech giant on Tuesday was granted U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006, covering an electronic wristwatch that cou.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 22nd, 2014

Apple Secures Smartwatch Patent

Apple, expected to launch an “iWatch” later this year, landed a sweeping patent covering a “wrist-worn electronic device.” The tech giant on Tuesday was granted U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006, covering an electronic wristwatch that cou.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 31st, 2017

Electronic Arts Shutters ‘Warhammer Online’ Producer Mythic Entertainment

Electronic Arts has dropped the ax on Mythic Entertainment, the developer behind games like “Warhammer Online,” “Dark Age of Camelot” and “Ultima Online.” The publisher said it will concentrate development of future mob.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 25th, 2017

VIDEO: World"s biggest electronic music festival

In only 10 years Tomorrowland has become one of the best known electronic music festivals in the world......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukMar 23rd, 2017

Academy Announces That They Will Make Major Changes To Diversify The Oscars

Ch-ch-changes are happening! On Thursday night, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors unanimously approved, “substantive changes designed to make the Academy’s membership, its governing bodies, and........»»

Category: topSource: x17onlineJan 24th, 2016