A Star Goldman Trader Goes Cold

April 29, 2017

… was elevated to partner. Keefe joined hedge fund CarVal Investors and Lafferty departed for HSBC Holdings Plc. Some time later, Tormey moved into a different role and handed oversight to Savarese. In 2016, spurred by the Peabody bet, as well as a position in Ultra Petroleum Corp., his team brought in more than $200 million in revenue, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. That came close to the performance turned in by Thomas Malafronte, Goldman Sachs’s star junk bond …

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A writers’ strike may delay the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’

April 27, 2017

… Access’ star Trek: Discovery. The second and third seasons of Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story are also in the process of being written, along with the Prince Charles and Princess Diana-themed second season of Feud. Likewise, the final season of The Mindy Project is expected to begin production in May, unless a strike delays it. While a number of scripts on these shows have likely been completed ahead of shooting, a strike could certainly derail the back half of their seasons, and …

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Inside the stealthy club for entrepreneurs who want to change the world

April 26, 2017

… Levitt everyones here because theyre somehow part of the extended network of the Kairos Society, an elite, under-the-radar group whose members describe themselves as the influential leaders of tomorrow. Unlikely meetings are the norm at Kairos events. (L-R) Founder and Chairman of Kairos Society Ankur Jain, ‘Snowden’ star Joseph Gordon-Levitt, former CIA director Michael Hayden and Jeanine Hayden arrive at Blade Lounge West for their helicopters. Image: Getty Images for Kairos …

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This video-streaming service is trumping Netflix and Amazon Prime in India

April 21, 2017

Image: HOTstar While Netflix and Amazon Prime are going all out to capture the burgeoning video streaming market in India a country of 450 million internet users a homegrown ‘challenger’ so to speak has slowly emerged as the champion. Hotstar, the two-year-old on-demand video platform from the house of Rupert Murdoch-owned star TV, has crossed 100 million downloads on Google Play Store. If we count App Store downloads, it would go up to 130 million or so. SEE ALSO: Netflix …

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’13 Reasons Why’ proves that we still don’t know how to portray suicide

April 20, 2017

… suicide. SEE ALSO: Mental health org and ‘Stranger Things’ star send warnings about ’13 Reasons Why’ They see the Selena Gomez-produced series as a kind of noble crusade, and they’re right about the vital importance of shedding light on adolescent emotional trauma. But experts say they got something terribly wrong in their graphic depiction of the main character’s suicide. Convinced that only a drawn out, gory scene could deter young viewers from …

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Marvel just showed off the first ‘Black Panther’ footage, and we couldn’t be more excited

April 20, 2017

… in Burbank. SEE ALSO: Carol Danvers, Marvel’s first female superhero, is also the most powerful From the footage here’s what we know about Black Panther: Chadwick Boseman may be playing the King of Wakanda, but there’s no way his T’Challa is the only star of this movie the warrior women of Black Panther are going to be its vibrant force. The footage is sure to please Marvel fans everywhere, many of whom have been yearning for more of the Dora Milaje since their …

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CNN 10 – April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 “star wars” is how you could describe today’s special edition of CNN 10. We’re explaining what could constitute a potential war in space, how its effects could be felt across a country, and what’s being done to guard against it. TRANSCRIPT CARL AZUZ, CNN 10 ANCHOR: Great to have you watching the special edition of CNN 10. I’m Carl Azuz at the CNN Center. We’re covering a subject today that’s both fascinating and alarming — a …

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‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ will be out in November

April 16, 2017

We already had a face thanks to the leaked trailer; now we have a name, a story, and most importantly a release date: Nov. 17. As for the rest of it: the hero(?) of our new star Wars adventure is Iden Versio, who leads the Imperial special forces unit known as Inferno Squad. This elite unit which specializes in both ground and space battles will also be the subject of a book in summer 2017. SEE ALSO: 4 fascinating details after a closer look at the ‘star Wars: Battlefront II’ …

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Noah Syndergaard just revealed some tantalizing hints about his ‘Game of Thrones’ cameo

April 15, 2017

Out of the dugout and into your television.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Noah Syndergaard, the New York Mets’ very Thor-looking pitcher, will have a cameo in the seventh season of Game of Thrones this much, we’ve known for some time. But the star hurler just revealed some tantalizing hints about what exactly his role will entail when HBO’s hit series returns this summer. SEE ALSO: What these soccer fans did after terrifying explosions will restore your faith in humanity …

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9 really weird things that are still canon in the ‘Star Wars’ universe

April 15, 2017

Image: mashable composite CENTURY FOX/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK/youtube/star wars On Friday, the very first teaser trailer for star Wars: The Last Jedi was finally released. And it ruled. SEE ALSO: ‘star Wars: The Last Jedi’ teaser trailer is finally here It was so great to see those characters from The Force Awakens that we’ve grown to love over the past year and half back in action. The new movies, including the lone spin off Rogue One, have all been the work of Disney with …

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Never say never again: When celebrities eat their words – BBC News

April 14, 2017

In 2015, John Cleese said there was “no way” he’d ever work at the BBC again. Now he has changed his mind after announcing he will make a new BBC sitcom that will reunite him with his Clockwise co-star Alison Steadman. Cleese isn’t the first celebrity to go back on his very public word. From Charlie Simpson’s Busted to Bond star Sean Connery, it’s wise to never say never again. Image copyright Handout Image caption Gervais returned to the Globes not once, …

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What it means to be pansexual

April 13, 2017

(CNN)The concept of pansexuality has been around since the days of Sigmund Freud, but it took a shout-out from Miley Cyrus to bring it back into vogue for the 21st century. The word has been among Google’s top search terms since the pop star declared herself pansexual in an interview with Paper magazine in July. As she put it, “I am literally open to every single thing that is consenting and doesn’t involve an animal and everyone is of age. Everything that’s legal, …

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Alec Baldwin just got kind of weird on Facebook

April 12, 2017

… the SNL star’s innermost thoughts regarding his book. After welcoming readers to the page, Baldwin explained he would be using the space to share supplemental material that didn’t make the original edition of the memoir, and to make several corrections to both the physical text and implications that could be taken from his writing. “The published edition contains SEVERAL typos and errors which I was more than a little surprised to see,” Baldwin explained. “The …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

(CNN)There are great rivalries and there are Great Rivalries — and we all know the difference between the two. Athens vs. Sparta. Ali vs. Frazier. Adolescence vs. Orthodontistry. All great rivalries. Coke vs. Pepsi. star Wars vs. star Trek. Beatles vs. Stones. The English Breakfast Society, whose rousing mission “to restore the traditional English breakfast to its former glory and encourage the spread of establishments serving a high quality traditional English breakfast …

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Katy Perry Googling hot pictures of herself to feel better is weirdly relatable

April 7, 2017

… 5, 2017 at 12:28am PDT Yep, the confident, “Roar”-belting pop star Googled “katy perry hot” to make herself feel better about recently posting some less-than-flattering pictures. The pics she was “feeling insecure” about are this one of her getting a jaw massage (which sounds AMAZING, btw)… WHEN UR ROLLIN CALLS WITH UR A&R BUT TRYING TO MASSAGE THE STRESS OUT YA JAW AT THE SAME TIME CAUSE EVERYTHING IS COMING TO A HEAD(scroll right for full …

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BB-8 can now watch ‘Rogue One’ along with you

April 5, 2017

The stars of 'The Force Awakens' and 'Rogue One', together at last.Image: Chris Taylor/mashable Adorable soccer ball droid BB-8 may have been a mere twinkle in his inventor’s eye when Jyn Erso and company were stealing the plans to the first Death star. But that doesn’t mean he can’t follow along with her exploits on screen. The bestselling app-controlled version of BB-8 made by Sphero has just been reprogrammed with full knowledge of Rogue One, just in time …

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Hollywood Medium Will Air The Emotional Reading Alan Thicke Filmed Before His Death!

April 5, 2017

Prepare for a Hollywood Medium session like no other. The hit E! series returns this May as Tyler Henry sits down with your favorite celebrities for all new emotional readings. But one reading this season will be particularly haunting for viewers to watch: Tyler’s sit down with the late Alan Thicke. Before his shocking death in December, the Growing Pains star actually met with Henry for a reading. …

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LPGA Commissioner: ‘I feel horrible for Lexi Thompson’

April 4, 2017

(CNN)LPGA commissioner Mike Whan said that while he feels bad about the controversial call made Sunday against golf star Lexi Thompson, it was the right decision. “This is one of those cases that the rules were applied 100% correct as they’re written today, for the rules of golf, but it doesn’t mean that everybody doesn’t feel horrible the next day,” Whan told CNN on Monday. “I feel horrible for Lexi Thompson, who proved she’s one of the best golfers …

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The ‘Big Little Lies’ killer isn’t who you’d expect, and that’s why it’s perfect

April 3, 2017

We didn't see that coming.Image: hbo This recap contains spoilers for the Big Little Lies finale, titled “You Get What You Need,” and Liane Moriarty’s novel. Monterey will never be the same after the events of Otter Bay’s long-awaited Trivia Night, and that’s definitely a good thing. After six episodes wondering who died, who killed them and why, the finale of HBO’s star-studded limited series answered all our questions, even as it left us wanting more. …

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Celebrities like Steve Martin, Gordon Ramsey teach online classes

April 3, 2017

… to be the hottest destination for sex ed While it’s not offering extensive coding lectures like Khan Academy, MasterClass has upped their online class offerings with 12 different celebrities in the past year. In March, they announced an acting class with Steve Martin and a few more star-powered courses are on their way. A one-time $90 fee (per course) gives you access to high-caliber how-tos in filmmaking, cooking, performing, singing, acting, screenwriting, music producing and even film …

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Everything we know about the ‘Walking Dead’ Season 7 finale

April 1, 2017

Who's on the chopping block this week?Image: aMC As The Walking Dead gears up for its Season 7 finale, the biggest question on everyone’s minds is, “who will die?” Smart money is on Sasha (especially since Sonequa Martin-Green was recently cast as the lead in CBS All Access’ star Trek: Discovery), who is currently Negan’s captive at the Sanctuary after her kamikaze mission to kill the Big Bad was derailed by Eugene. Her only weapon now is a poisoned pill that …

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Big brands are latching onto viral sensation April the giraffe

April 1, 2017

April is bringing in the big bucks.Image: animal adventure park April the giraffe has been expecting a baby for more than a year, but it wasn’t until near the end of her very long pregnancy that people all over the world started to notice her. The overdue giraffe at Harpursville, New York’s Animal Adventure Park has been the star of a livestream since early February, with hundreds of thousands of viewers watching her stand in her pen with her bulging belly. It’s been an …

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Sculptor of widely mocked Ronaldo bust: Jesus had haters, too

March 31, 2017

10 minutes into Netflix and chill and he looks at you like.Image: CUNHA/EPA/REX/Shutterstock When a bust of Cristiano Ronaldo was unveiled Wednesday in his home country of Portugal, its we’ll be charitable here creative take on the soccer star’s visage was mocked across the internet. There were so many jokes, and so many Photoshops. Now the man who sculpted the busted bust has a message for his many haters. SEE ALSO: Attacking a referee’s small business on Facebook …

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In a truly shocking turn of events, Blac Chyna is dissing Tyga on Snapchat

March 30, 2017

… the snow for several hours to buy stuff with Kylie Jenner’s face on it All seemed well yesterday on Chyna’s Snapchat she posted Morning star veggie bacon, athleisure selfies and luxury vehicles. But early this morning, she shared a series of ominous text Snaps. Image: blac chyna/snapchat Image: blac chyna/snapchat Image: blac chyna/snapchat Image: blac chyna/Snapchat It seems as though Chyna make have been ticked off by a recent interview Tyga gave to E! News …

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‘Bates Motel’ slashes into ‘Psycho’ in final season

March 29, 2017

… that there would be references to “Psycho” “through the lens of ‘Bates Motel.’” The latest episode, however, didn’t just play with “Psycho” canon, but upended it, going wildly off script. So while the audience was no doubt waiting for guest star Rihanna, as Marion Crane, to meet a grisly end in a recreation of the movie’s iconic shower scene, she unexpectedly escaped, with Norman (the brilliant Freddie Highmore) eventually finding a …

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Dubai: Insider Travel Guide

March 29, 2017

… cabanas. It’s also a great place for water sports — expert South African instructors offer wakeboarding and wakesurfing lessons in the calm waters right off the beach. Kempinski One of your few chances in the Middle East to wake up with a penguin. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates Not only is this five-star hotel a shopper’s dream (it’s attached to Mall of the Emirates), it looks out onto the most bizarre scene in the desert — Ski Dubai, one of the largest manmade ski …

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