WATCH: Sony Teams Ups With ‘Rick And Morty’ For PS5 New Ad
Everyone’s favorite interdimensional traveling scientist and his dimwitted teenage nephew are back at it again in the latest ad for the PS5. Once again, Sony has teamed up with Adult Swim to create an ad with Rick and Morty advertising the latest Sony system, the PlayStation 5. The commercial sees Morty explaining everything that’s great about the PS5 and why you should buy it, with Rick “encouraging him” while counting the money that Sony gave the two for appearing in this ad. The latest ad from PlayStation is just one of many that have featured Rick and Morty. Just last year, the dynamic ani...
Rebel Wilson Reflects On 40-Pound Weight Loss & Freezing Her Eggs
Rebel Wilson took to Instagram Live Wednesday to talk about her weight loss, fertility, and love life. The star embarked on a “Year of Health” for 2020, aiming to lose 40 pounds, and proudly reached her goal weight with a month to spare. “I always wanted to be healthier,” Wilson said on the live. “But I either just felt like I didn’t have the time or felt like, oh, well, making a lot of money being bigger, you know it’s part of my comedic persona in a lot of ways. So I would question, sometimes I would lose a few kilos but then I’d gain it back.” She continued that, when she’d been thin before...
Elton John Thanks Dr. Anthony Fauci For Fight COVID-19 & AIDS
Singer-songwriter Elton John congratulated Dr. Anthony Fauci for winning the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 U.S. Global Leadership Coalition yesterday. During the virtual ceremony, John congratulated Fauci not only for his recent work on the coronavirus pandemic, but also for his research work during the 80s AIDS epidemic. “What a wonderful and fitting way to mark World AIDS Day by honoring one of the biggest champions in the AIDS epidemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci.” John welcomed the award winner. “There are very few people on this planet who have dedicated themselves to a lifetime of servic...
Doug Pederson has already doled out some play-calling and could give more to Press Taylor, sources say
Doug Pederson said Tuesday that giving up his offensive play-calling duties was “on the table,” but the Eagles coach has already doled out some to assistants, NFL sources told The Inquirer. Pederson has handed the reins over to pass game coordinator Press Taylor several times in recent games, and could give him more responsibility starting Sunday in Green Bay, according to the sources. Senior offensive assistant Rich Scangarello has also been calling plays, specifically in two-minute situations, since the beginning of the season. Pederson, through a team spokesperson, had no comment Thursday. ...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
House passes 'Tiger King' bill that bans private ownership of big cats
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday to end the trade and ownership of big cats. The highly anticipated measure was highlighted in the Netflix docuseries “Tiger King.” The Big Cat Public Safety Act bans the private ownership of tigers, lions, leopards and other big cats and limits public contact with those animals. The bill was long championed by animal rights activist Carole Baskin, whose nonprofit organization Big Cat Rescue was featured in the popular show. The final vote was 272-114 in favor of the bill, with 45 representatives not voting. “Remember #TigerKing?” U.S. Re...
New York Daily News
Kansas slugs Washburn, 89-54, to win 48th consecutive home opener
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas on Thursday night stretched its winning streak in home openers to a whopping 48 games by defeating NCAA Division II school Washburn, 89-54, in Allen Fieldhouse. No. 48 was quite different from the others in terms of atmosphere in KU’s tradition-rich building. David McCormack scored 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting (3 of 4 from the free-throw line) for his first double-figure scoring outing of the season and grabbed six rebounds. Jalen Wilson added 13 points and six boards in a game contested before approximately 100 family members of the players and coaches. No season-ticke...
The Kansas City Star
HBO Has Greenlighted ‘The Last of Us’ TV Series
Back in March, HBO announced that it would be working with Sony to bringThe Last of Us video game to the television world. Now, months after the announcement, HBO has officially given the green light on the project. In a report from Variety, the website has confirmed with HBO that the studio has ordered a season for the series’s upcoming live-action adaptation. Craig Mazin, creator of the Chernobyl mini-series from HBO, will act as the showrunner for the project and both writer and executive producer. Meanwhile, The Last of Us‘ Creative Director/Writer, Neil Druckman, will also serve as both a...
Jimmy Carter joins other ex-presidents encouraging COVID vaccine use
ATLANTA — A day after America witnessed its worst day in coronavirus-related deaths, Jimmy Carter joined three other living former presidents Thursday in encouraging Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccination shot as soon as it becomes available. In a statement, Carter said that he and his wife, Rosalynn, “are in full support of COVID-19 vaccine efforts and encourage everyone who is eligible to get immunized as soon as it becomes available in their communities.” Carter’s office didn’t confirm whether he planned to get the vaccine. Carter is 96 years old. Rosalynn Carter, who is 93, was a staunch ...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Ex-US attorney asks Georgia to investigate Sen. Lindsey Graham
ATLANTA — A former U.S. attorney has asked the Georgia State Election Board to investigate Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, saying he pressed Georgia’s top election official to interfere in the presidential election. Last month Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Graham called him and asked whether he had the power to reject more absentee ballots as election officials conducted a recount and audit of the presidential race. The secretary said Graham appeared to be suggesting that he find a way to reject legally cast ballots to help President Donald Trump win...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Biden says he hopes Trump will attend inauguration for symbolism WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden said he hoped President Donald Trump would come to his inauguration in January because the peaceful transfer of power in the United States sends a message of strength and stability to the rest of the world. Biden added in an interview with CNN broadcast on Thursday night that it was unimportant to him personally whether Trump shows up or not, but that showcasing two formal rivals, standing together as one takes office is a key part of American democracy. “More than the impact on the domestic...
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