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Pro wrestler Jerome ‘New Jack’ Young dies at 58

Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) pro wrestler Jerome “New Jack” Young has died at 58, his wife, Jennifer Young, confirmed on Facebook. The wrestler joined ECW in the mid-90s and was featured in the 1999 documentary “Beyond the Mat,” according to the entertainment data website IMDB. The wrestling website PWInsider.com, who spoke to the wrestler’s wife,…

‘The Resident’ is tackling real-world medical issues

‘The Resident’ is tackling real-world medical issues

According to “The Resident” showrunner and executive producer Andrew Chapman, there was a time when the medical drama took some heat from those in the field. “We were really the first show to show problems in medicine and to really attack them and we took a lot of flack from doctors all across the country…

Robert De Niro leg injury won’t hamper Scorsese production

Robert De Niro leg injury won’t hamper Scorsese production

Robert De Niro injured his leg on location, but the show will go on. A rep for the legendary actor provided a statement to CNN about the incident on Friday. “While at his on-location home in Oklahoma for the filming of Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Robert De Niro injured his quadriceps muscle…

Singer Tank reveals he’s going deaf

Singer Tank reveals he’s going deaf

R & B singer Tank is speaking out about losing his hearing, in an effort to help others who may face similar problems. The 45-year-old crooner and actor best known for tunes like “Maybe I Deserve” and “When We” took to his verified Instagram account to post a video about what he’s been going through,…

‘Pride’ offers snapshots in the battle for LGBTQ rights across the decades

‘Pride’ offers snapshots in the battle for LGBTQ rights across the decades

“Pride” offers an off-the-beaten-track history of LGBTQ experiences and activism in the US from the 1950s to the present, with different filmmakers undertaking each decade/episode. Even diced up that way it’s a lot to cover, most effective when it comes to highlighting key individuals and moments than connecting those dots. Indeed, the format of this…

‘Spiral’ strands Chris Rock in a not-quite ‘Saw’ sequel that goes down the drain

‘Spiral’ strands Chris Rock in a not-quite ‘Saw’ sequel that goes down the drain

Following his dramatic TV turn in “Fargo,” Chris Rock expands his portfolio again with “Spiral: From the Book of Saw,” an extension on the eight-movie-old “Saw” franchise. But this attempt to stitch together the horror staple and a “Seven”-like detective thriller flatly misfires, yielding a not-sequel that finally feels like putting lipstick on a pig…

Amy Adams in ‘The Woman in the Window’ is a poor reason to stay indoors

Amy Adams in ‘The Woman in the Window’ is a poor reason to stay indoors

“The Woman in the Window” dispenses with an on-screen nod to Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” early, explained by its protagonist’s love of old movies. Yet sitting through this baffling, long-on-the-shelf thriller starring Amy Adams, the clips mostly serve as a subtle cue you’d be better off watching those films instead of this poor reason to…

‘Halston’ dresses up Ewan McGregor as the fashion icon in an era of excess

‘Halston’ dresses up Ewan McGregor as the fashion icon in an era of excess

“Halston” follows the familiar rise-and-fall structure of cinematic biographies — think “Citizen Kane,” only with more sex, better clothes and disco. Yet what really defines this style-over-substance miniseries, other than Ewan McGregor’s no-holds-barred performance, are its insights regarding the tension between art and commerce. Spanning three decades in the designer’s tempestuous life, “Halston” has to…

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Coke Is Getting Rid Of Coca-Cola Energy

Coke Is Getting Rid Of Coca-Cola Energy

Coca-Cola has confirmed that it is discontinuing its cola-flavored energy drink in the U.S. and Canada: https://t.co/JlvOrturMu — Ad Age (@adage) May 15, 2021

Dehydration is Probably Killing Your Mood

Dehydration is Probably Killing Your Mood

Dehydration is Probably Killing Your Mood Been feeling moody? There’s a good chance you’re dehydrated, and when you’re dehydrated, you’re most likely moody. There are studies that show water has a big impact on our mental health and overall wellness, and whether that impact is positive, or negative depends on how much or little water…