January 6th Committee Hearings Begin

By Terrance Turner June 9, 2022 Tonight, the House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection held their first day of hearings in prime time. Coverage of the hearings is being broadcast on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, Fox 26, and CNN. The proceedings began around 7 pm CST, with opening statements by Reps. Bennie Thompson and … Continue reading January 6th Committee Hearings Begin

Aaron Donald Signs Huge New Deal

Football: Portrait of Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald spraying champagne during photo shoot at home. Calabasas, CA 2/26/2022 CREDIT: Kohjiro Kinno (Photo by Kohjiro Kinno/Sports Illustrated via Getty Images) (Set Number: X163976 TK1) By Terrance Turner June 6, 2022 Defensive tackle Aaron Donald is back! Donald has agreed to a new deal with … Continue reading Aaron Donald Signs Huge New Deal

BTS At The White House

By Terrance Turner May 31, 2022 At today's White House press briefing, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre had a surprise. "Today, on the final day of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, I'm excited to welcome some special guests to the briefing room today: pop phenom BTS," said Jean-Pierre. "While many of you … Continue reading BTS At The White House

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Demands Reform After Uvalde Shooting

By Terrance Turner May 24, 2022 At around 11:33 this morning, 19 children and at least two adults were killed in a shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. 18-year-old Salvatore Ramos shot his own grandmother before crashing his car and then entering Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, a town about 85 miles west … Continue reading Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Demands Reform After Uvalde Shooting

President Biden Addresses Nation After At Least 20 Killed In School Shooting In Uvalde, TX

By Terrance Turner May 24, 2022 An officer walks outside of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022. - An 18-year-old gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, according to the state's governor, in the nation's deadliest school shooting in years. (Photo by allison … Continue reading President Biden Addresses Nation After At Least 20 Killed In School Shooting In Uvalde, TX

Dysfunctional Relationships On Display On “RHOA”

By Terrance Turner May 22, 2022 (updated June 5) Tonight, the cast members of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" traveled to New York City to support Housewives star Kandi Burruss in her Broadway producer bid. But dysfunctional relationships between the housewives and their husbands threatened to derail the trip -- not least because of some … Continue reading Dysfunctional Relationships On Display On “RHOA”

Jesse Williams Scores Tony Nod For “Take Me Out”

Jesse Williams in "Take Me Out". Photo from SR Talent. By Terrance Turner May 9, 2022 (updated May 26, June 12) This story contains mature themes and strong language. Viewer discretion is advised. Actor Jesse Williams has scored a Tony nomination -- and a whole lot of online admirers -- for his performance in "Take … Continue reading Jesse Williams Scores Tony Nod For “Take Me Out”

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

From the Onion. By Terrance Turner May 2, 2022 (updated June 24, 2022) The Supreme Court has overturned the landmark 1973 case of Roe v. Wade. In a 6-3 ruling, the Court upheld a 2018 abortion ban passed by Republicans in the Mississippi Legislature and ruled that the United States Constitution does not confer the … Continue reading Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

Rachel Maddow Reveals Recording of Kevin McCarthy Planning To Tell Trump: “Resign”

By Terrance Turner April 21, 2022 A new book reveals that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy was planning to ask then-president Donald Trump to resign after the deadly Capitol riot on January 6. Audio of McCarthy's remarks was revealed tonight on "The Rachel Maddow Show". Tonight, Maddow announced that MSNBC has obtained a copy of … Continue reading Rachel Maddow Reveals Recording of Kevin McCarthy Planning To Tell Trump: “Resign”

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed To Supreme Court

By Terrance Turner April 7, 2022 (first filed March 22, 2022) The United States Senate has voted to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. By a vote of 53-47, the Senate confirmed Jackson to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Jackson is the first Black woman … Continue reading Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed To Supreme Court

Rams Win Super Bowl LVI (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner Feb. 13, 2022 Today, the Los Angeles Rams took the field in their home stadium to play against the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI. Inside L.A.'s SoFi Stadium, the Rams sought to defeat a surging Bengals team that had somehow managed to overcome an 18-point deficit and beat the Kansas City … Continue reading Rams Win Super Bowl LVI (UPDATED)

Lack Of Tackling, Picks Aplenty At Pro Bowl

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews caught two touchdowns in Sunday's Pro Bowl. Photo from the Baltimore Sun. By Terrance Turner Feb. 6, 2022 Today the NFL season officially concluded (for most players) with the Pro Bowl. The game features all of the league's best players: top performers from the AFC and NFC battled it … Continue reading Lack Of Tackling, Picks Aplenty At Pro Bowl

“Insecure” Ends With A Jam-Packed Finale

By Terrance Turner Dec. 26, 2021 This recap contains spoilers. Tonight was the final episode of Issa Rae's groundbreaking HBO series "Insecure". In a chaotic, jam-packed finale that stuffed two hours of content into 40 minutes, (almost) everyone somehow ends up on the path they wanted. Issa Rae's remarkable screenplay centered around birthdays -- each … Continue reading “Insecure” Ends With A Jam-Packed Finale

Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

By Terrance Turner September 1, 2021 (updated Oct. 6) After the Supreme Court failed to act, a restrictive Texas abortion law has gone into effect. The law forbids abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, before expectant mothers are even aware of the pregnancy. It makes no exceptions for rape or incest. (Supposedly, six weeks is … Continue reading Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

Ed Asner Dies at 91

By Terrance Turner Aug. 29, 2021 Legendary television and film actor Ed Asner has died. He was 91. His publicist confirmed the news to Variety, writing that he died on Sunday surrounded by family. (Asner is survived by four children: Matthew, Liza, Kate, and Chris.) Asner's family added confirmation on the actor's Twitter account. "We are … Continue reading Ed Asner Dies at 91

Issa Wedding! Issa Rae Marries Louis Diame in France

Photos by Lauren Fair Photography. By Terrance Turner July 26, 2021 Issa Rae is married. The actress, writer, and producer married businessman Louis Diame over the weekend in the French Riviera. The intimate ceremony took place in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, a commune in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in Southeastern France. Rae shared stunning photos of the nuptials, … Continue reading Issa Wedding! Issa Rae Marries Louis Diame in France

Freed Britney

. By Terrance Turner June 23, 2021 (updated Sept. 29, Nov. 12) BREAKING NEWS: Britney Spears' conservatorship is over. “The court finds and determines that the conservatorship of the person and the Estate of Britney Jean Spears is no longer required,” Judge Brenda Penny ruled on Friday afternoon. "The conservatorship is hereby terminated." Spears was … Continue reading Freed Britney

Derek Chauvin Convicted For Murder Of George Floyd, Will Serve 22.5 Years In Prison

By Terrance Turner March 26, 2021 (Updated April 20; updated June 25) BREAKING NEWS (June 25, 2021): Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd. On April 20, the jury found Derek Michael Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degre manslaughter for the murder of … Continue reading Derek Chauvin Convicted For Murder Of George Floyd, Will Serve 22.5 Years In Prison

Beyonce Makes Grammy History with “Black Parade”

By Terrance Turner March 14, 2021 BREAKING NEWS: Beyonce is now the most decorated singer in Grammy history. Just minutes ago, Beyonce won the Grammy for Best R&B Performance for her song "Black Parade", which she co-wrote. With this win, she now has 28 Grammy Awards -- more than any other music artist, male or … Continue reading Beyonce Makes Grammy History with “Black Parade”

Cicely Tyson: In Memoriam

By Terrance Turner Jan. 28, 2021 Legendary actress Cicely Tyson has died. She was 96. Tyson's family announced the passing. “With a heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family their privacy,” they said, in a statement issued through Tyson's manager, Larry … Continue reading Cicely Tyson: In Memoriam

In Revealing Documentary, Superstar Influencer Answers: “Who Is Country Cowboyy?”

Photo from Instagram. Drafted March 2020 (updated March 26, 2022) By Terrance Turner He's one of the biggest social media influencers in Houston. He generates thousands of views among more than 76,000 followers on Instagram. He hosts large-scale events at packed clubs. He lives in a luxury penthouse in Midtown Houston. But who is "Country … Continue reading In Revealing Documentary, Superstar Influencer Answers: “Who Is Country Cowboyy?”

A Meditation on Happiness, And A Passionate Reunion, on “Insecure”

Photo courtesy of HBOWatch. By Terrance Turner June 1, 2020 This recap contains spoilers. On "Lowkey Happy", last night's episode of Insecure, Lawrence (Jay Ellis) meets up with his ex Issa (Issa Rae) for drinks. He waits for her to show up, anxiously popping a breath mint. Issa arrives and quickly takes a nasty fall … Continue reading A Meditation on Happiness, And A Passionate Reunion, on “Insecure”

Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion Make Grammy History with “Savage” Remix (UPDATED)

Photo courtesy of the Washington Post. By Terrance Turner April 30, 2020 (Updated Nov. 24) BREAKING NEWS: (March 14, 2021): Tonight, Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce won the Grammy for Best Rap Song for their work on the remix of Megan's song "Savage". They are the first female duo ever to win in this category. … Continue reading Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion Make Grammy History with “Savage” Remix (UPDATED)

Roughnecks Remain Unbeaten After Wild Finish

By Terrance Turner March 9, 2020 (updated Nov. 15) Despite three turnovers and a wildly controversial fourth quarter, the Houston Roughnecks survived Game 5 on Saturday afternoon to remain undefeated. The Roughnecks beat the Seattle Dragons 32-23 at TDECU Stadium yesterday. They remain the only unbeaten team in the XFL. After a near-scoreless first quarter, … Continue reading Roughnecks Remain Unbeaten After Wild Finish

Why Facebook and I Are Done (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner Sept. 27, 2019 (updated Oct. 4, 2021) BREAKING: Facebook is currently experiencing global outages, with millions of users unable to access the social media site. Not only are Facebook's apps and services down, its internal tools and communications aren't working either. In fact, according to NYMag, employees are unable to access the … Continue reading Why Facebook and I Are Done (UPDATED)

As “Lion King” Premieres, Beyonce’s “Spirit” Soars

By Terrance Turner July 17, 2019 Last night, ABC aired its prime-time special on "The Lion King", the live-action retelling of the classic 1994 animated film. The special featured intriguing details about the making of the original film and its adaptation to the stage. ABC also included interviews with the voices behind the current version: … Continue reading As “Lion King” Premieres, Beyonce’s “Spirit” Soars

Warriors Celebrate NBA Championship After Beating Celtics (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner June 16, 2022 (updated June 20) The Golden State Warriors are NBA Champions (again). The Warriors clinched their fourth title since 2015 by handily defeating the Boston Celtics 103-90 in Boston. Boston opened with a 14-2 lead, as Celtics stars Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum both hit back-to-back threes. But Golden State … Continue reading Warriors Celebrate NBA Championship After Beating Celtics (UPDATED)

BEYONCE IS COMING

By Terrance Turner June 16, 2022 (updated June 20) Photo from British Vogue. Beyonce is coming. Late last night, word broke that Queen Bey had (finally) announced a release date for her seventh studio album. The 16-song project, titled Renaissance, comes out on July 29. In preparation for the album's release, Beyonce covers this month's … Continue reading BEYONCE IS COMING

Drake Releases New Album

By Terrance Turner June 16, 2022 In a surprise move, rapper Drake announced today that his seventh album, "Honestly, Nevermind," will be released at midnight. Drake announced the news today via Instagram, featuring the album cover and its spray-painted font. According to the New York Times, "The new album’s producers include longtime collaborators like Noah … Continue reading Drake Releases New Album

Jennifer Hudson Attains EGOT With “Strange Loop”

By Terrance Turner Jennifer Hudson arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage June 11, 2022 Jennifer Hudson just joined the EGOT club at tonight's Tony Awards. The singer and actress serves as a producer on the Broadway musical "A … Continue reading Jennifer Hudson Attains EGOT With “Strange Loop”

Cooper Kupp Signs Extension With Rams

By Terrance Turner June 8, 2022 Less than a day after signing defensive tackle Aaron Donald to a record-breaking new deal, the Los Angeles Rams signed wide receiver Cooper Kupp to a massive extension that makes him one of the highest-paid receivers in the league. According to ESPN, the deal is for three years and … Continue reading Cooper Kupp Signs Extension With Rams

Nick Cannon Expecting 9th Child

Cannon on his self-titled talk show in December. Photos from Google Images. By Terrance Turner June 8, 2022 Actor, comedian and talk show host Nick Cannon is expecting his ninth (!!!) child -- presumably with model Abby de la Rosa, who's due in October. And there are more children on the way. While appearing on … Continue reading Nick Cannon Expecting 9th Child

New Trailer For ”Black Adam” Debuts

By Terrance Turner June 8, 2022 ''I was a slave until I died. Then, I was reborn a god." The official trailer for DC Comics' upcoming film ''Black Adam'' has been released, with Dwayne Johnson as the titular antihero. The trailer offers viewers a preview of the action from the unreleased film. Black Adam’s first … Continue reading New Trailer For ”Black Adam” Debuts

Matthew McConaughey Speaks At White House On Gun Violence

By Terrance Turner June 7, 2022 Actor Matthew McConaughey spoke at the White House today to address gun violence in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Uvalde, TX (his hometown). 19 children and two adults were killed in a massacre by an 18-year-old gunman who had purchased to AR-15 style rifles (and large … Continue reading Matthew McConaughey Speaks At White House On Gun Violence