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The world is finally ready for ‘Booksmart,’ a raunchy teen comedy about two straight-A girls

Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever chat about their on-screen friendship, the latest in a trend of those that candidly capture what it’s like to be a teenage girl....

The world is finally ready for ‘Booksmart,’ a raunchy teen comedy about two straight-A girls

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Booksmart review – wild, warm high school comedy puts girls on top Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a funny, filthy, female-fronted competitor to Superbad that boasts its own distinctive style During the first act of SXSW crowd-pleaser Booksmart there’s a fantastically humbling, game-changer of a moment for Molly...
18:51, 05/24/2019

Hilarious, heartfelt, and horny, Booksmart redefines the teen comedy for Generation Z It seems that we are living in a golden age of female-led coming-of-age comedies. Lady Bird and The Edge Of Seventeen announced their directors as filmmakers to watch, while Blockers put the lie to the idea that it’s impossible to be both sensitive ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St...
07:17, 07/09/2019

Girls Trips, Book Clubs, and Bachelorettes: What Makes a Women's Ensemble Comedy Great? A curious case of a promising comedy in theory but majorly disappointing in execution was the recent Netflix film Wine Country, starring Saturday Night Live alumni Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, and Rachel Dratch as wine-loving best friends who...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Midsommar and Hereditary's Ari Aster says he's ready to do a comedy now, please As we noted in our review, Ari Aster’s second gut-churning exercise in horror film-making, Midsommar, is also a surprisingly funny movie, blending its visceral shocks with a steady dose of culture clash comedy. Now Aster—whose 2018 debut Hereditary w...
10:17, 07/12/2019

Critics are already loving the horror-comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here's what they're saying about the surprise hit. Fox Searchlight Pictures The bride-centric horror-comedy "Ready or Not" hit theaters on Wednesday and it has already been receiving rave reviews from critics. It stars Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, and Andie MacDowell and currently sits at 89% on the ...
22:34, 08/21/2019

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is more teen comedy than action movie Audiences love a good European road trip. Remember when Clark Griswold and family yukked around the continent in “European Vacation”? Or how the song “Scotty Doesn’t Know” incited a “EuroTrip”? Well, now we’ve got “National Lampoon’s Spider-Man.” Act...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Ready or Not review – scrappy comedy horror is all bark and no bite A tantalising setup, which sees a newlywed playing a deadly game of hide and seek, falls apart in a film that’s neither funny or scary enough to workShuffling into a cursed late summer slot, ambitious comedy horror Ready or Not sets itself up as an e...
09:17, 08/20/2019

The Spice Girls are finally getting the animated film they were made for Per The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Animation has revealed a film slate that includes the long-rumored Spice Girls film, which is currently in early development. As of now, all five members - Melanie “Scary” Brown, Emma “Baby” Bunton, Melanie “Spo...
21:51, 06/12/2019

Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant (Reuters Health) - Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don't want a baby, a U.S. study suggests....
04:17, 07/12/2019

Teen girls prepare for space launch Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Ex-police officer gets prison for paying teen girls for sex BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to paying two teenage girls for sex while he was employed as a police officer in Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. U.S. Attorney Robert Hur’s office says a fed...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Train in Kentucky strikes two teen girls, killing one LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle b...
12:00, 05/27/2019

Train in Kentucky strikes 2 teen girls, killing 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek tres...
11:00, 05/27/2019

A massive $70 million Netflix deal may finally lure Eddie Murphy back to stand-up comedy For years, veteran comics like Neal Brennan and Chris Rock have lamented the fact that Eddie Murphy has been on a prolonged hiatus from the stand-up game. Though Murphy never addressed his absence from stand-up directly, there have long been rumbling...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around char...
03:17, 08/15/2019

Lack of sleep is more of a problem for teen girls than social media Parents shouldn’t worry about how much time teens are spending on social media as long as they are getting plenty of sleep and exercise and aren’t being bullied...
02:51, 08/14/2019

Just over half of teen girls diagnosed with STIs in ERs fill prescriptions Only 54.1 percent of young women who received a diagnosis for a sexually transmitted infection in the emergency department had prescriptions filled for antimicrobial therapy to treat the condition...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Epstein called criminalizing sex with teen girls a ‘cultural aberration’: report A year before Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself in a Manhattan jail cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, he told a New York Times reporter that he thought criminalizing sex with girls was a “cultural aberration.” ...
08:51, 08/13/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Thanks Girls For Supporting Campaign For Unnao Teen Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday thanked young girls for participating in the party's signature campaign in support of the Unnao rape victim, and said unity can force......
21:17, 08/03/2019

Why teen girls who are as good at math as male peers pick humanities jobs Women have the write stuff for both math and communication jobs, according to a new study. Teenage girls are just as good with numbers as boys — but their even-stronger verbal skills often inspire them to pick humanities-centric jobs instead, accordi...
08:00, 07/17/2019

'Wine Country': Amy Poehler's girls' trip comedy gets these 6 friend types exactly right Netflix's 'Wine Country,' starring Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph, is emblematic of almost all groups of girlfriends who go on getaways.        ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Ranked: The best horror movies this year (including dark comedy 'Ready or Not') Plenty of cool horror films have hit screens this year, including the new black comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here are 2019's best so far, ranked.        ...
22:34, 08/20/2019

Google is finally ready to talk openly about the mysterious new OS that might replace Android We’ve been talking for a few years about Google’s mysterious operating system meant to replace Android, Chrome, and whatever Android-derived operating systems Google has running on its smart devices. We’ve seen the first demos leak,...
18:00, 05/10/2019

The American Teen Detained by U.S. Immigration Officials Has Finally Been Released A U.S.-born teenager who was detained by U.S. immigration officials for more than three weeks was finally released Tuesday, the boy’s mother told the Dallas Morning News. Sanjuana Galicia said that her son, 18-year-old Francisco Erwin Galicia, was st...
01:34, 07/24/2019

This 6-foot-8 teen chose soccer over volleyball as a kid. Finally, he listened to his mother. Francesco Sani, one of four players from the East Coast playing for the United States in the Under-19 world championships, learned the game from his mother, a former pro....
05:00, 08/21/2019

Finally Ready to Wed: How JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers Beat the Odds and Became a Bachelor Success Story "Falling For a Fraud." That was just one magazine headline that ran during JoJo Fletcher's season of The Bachelorette in 2016, and it was far from the only one calling her......
07:17, 07/26/2019

The world is scary for girls. But there's never been a better time to parent I can’t shield my daughter from sexism and racism. But she will be more empowered to confront it than I ever was A few months ago I met my husband and five-year-old daughter at one of those soft-play centres. This one has two storeys of obstacle cour...
14:51, 05/12/2019

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
13:17, 07/12/2019

How Women's World Cup has given 'a real buzz' to girls' football Experience of one north London school highlights impact of England team’s success For 14-year-old Keira Drummond, the best and most difficult moments of the women’s World Cup came within an hour of each other. “When England scored the equaliser, I wa...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Misfit teens weather an alien invasion in trailer for Netflix action-comedy Rim Of The World Like many filmmakers, Charlie’s Angel: Full Throttle director McG has found new life on Netflix, his weird The Babysitter having been a modest, early hit for the streamer. Soon, he’ll return with his latest directorial effort, Rim Of The World, which...
23:34, 05/06/2019

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
17:17, 06/30/2019

Fleabag Season 2 Is a Raunchy, Redemptive Masterpiece The rules of Peak TV dictate that no successful miniseries remains a miniseries for long. In recent years, sensations like Big Little Lies and Top of the Lake have followed Downton Abbey’s road map from limited-series Emmy recognition to arguab...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Gilbert’s City of Girls Embraces Women’s Sexuality in a World That Doesn’t Elizabeth Gilbert’s 2006 memoir Eat, Pray, Love inspired countless women to pursue their own journeys of self-discovery even while drawing criticism for its insular brand of feminism. In her new novel, City of Girls, Gilbert sets her sights on ...
23:51, 05/21/2019

'Good luck to the girls' says absent Posh as Spice Girls open reunion tour Nineties girl band the Spice Girls return to the stage as a foursome on Friday, kicking off a reunion tour in Dublin with happy wishes from their absent band mate Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham....
16:00, 05/24/2019

‘The Arc of History Is Bending Back.’ New Study Shows How Girls Around the World View Female Leaders A new report published Tuesday reveals that 9 out of 10 girls around the world believe that female leaders suffer widespread discrimination and sexual harassment. Produced by child rights organization Plan International in partnership with the Geena ...
13:17, 06/04/2019

‘Good Boys’ review: R-rated kid flick is a raunchy laugh riot As the aunt of a 12-year-old boy, I constantly stress over what’s appropriate: a carelessly dropped F-bomb can have me feeling guilty for days. But after “Good Boys,” I’m wondering if I’ve been overcautious. From the writing-directing team of Gene St...
20:51, 08/15/2019

Why DC Universe's Raunchy Harley Quinn Was Kaley Cuoco's Next Move After The Big Bang Theory Kaley Cuoco's moving about as far away from Penny as she can get. The Big Bang Theory star is now the voice of Harley Quinn in DC Universe's animated series of the same name, and......
21:00, 07/23/2019

The world isn’t ready for deepfakes. Here’s what we need to do. How well do you think you could discern between a genuine video of a politician or celebrity, and one that was generated to mimic their likeness, down to their body language quirks and accent? Thanks to illusory superiority, you probably think you...
08:51, 06/29/2019

Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling reveals the poignant wit beneath the show’s raunchy exterior Rocko’s Modern Life, the surrealist, wildly enjoyable 1993 cartoon created by Joe Murray, has what you might call a “bad boy” reputation. The show’s indirect (and sometimes direct) shocking, risqué, off-color gags have been talked about for years, el...
21:34, 08/09/2019

Hurdlers, sprinters have U.S. ready for big world champs run The United States, loaded with talented hurdlers and top men's sprinters, will head to September's world athletics championships with another powerhouse team....
15:51, 07/29/2019

This is the world’s first iPhone-ready security key for 2FA authentication If you’ve been looking for a way to further improve security when it comes to managing all of your online accounts, and you happen to be an iPhone user, then you need to check out this tiny security key. Called the YubiKey 5Ci and made by Yubic...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Close-Up. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
12:17, 05/29/2019

Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala Finally Shows The World Who She Is The World Cup is a showcase—of the sport, its teams, and its individual talents. It’s also a competition that crowns the best soccer nation in the world, but only a handful of teams realistically can lift the trophy, and only one will. As a month-lon...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Number, please? 'Hello Girls' answered the call in World War I Grace Banker was one of 223 women who volunteered as Army telephone operators in the war. They handled 26 million calls.        ...
03:51, 07/06/2019

Jillian Bell, the comedy world's secret weapon, breaks out in 'Brittany Runs a Marathon' As Jillian Bell's acclaimed dramedy "Brittany Runs a Marathon" hits theaters, we look back at all the times she was a secret comedy MVP.        ...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Eoin Morgan says England are ‘as ready as we can be’ for World Cup campaign • Captain desperate to get going with South Africa opener• Jofra Archer believes he is ready to deal with pressureA confident Eoin Morgan declared England to be “in the best possible place” and simply desperate for the World Cup to start after their ...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Wily Rapinoe ready to serve again as U.S. defend World Cup There may be more heralded names in the United States squad heading to France for next month's World Cup but Megan Rapinoe will again be one of the most influential figures as the Americans seek to retain the trophy they won in 2015....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Look out, world: The Yankees' big guns are ready to swing into action Giancarlo Stanton, Edwin Encarnacion and soon Aaron Judge. The Bronx Bombers figure to be living up to their name with a frighteningly powerful lineup....
09:51, 06/17/2019

USA ready to play Netherlands in Women’s World Cup Final PARIS, FRANCE – The Team USA women’s soccer squad now knows who they’ll play in Sunday’s Championship game of the 2019 World Cup. The United States will battle it out with the Netherlands on Sunday morning.  The Netherlands kn...
05:17, 07/04/2019

England ready to attack business end of World Cup: Neville England are "right where they want to be" after securing progress to the knockout stages of the women's World Cup as group winners with victory over Japan on Wednesday, head coach Phil Neville has said....
14:51, 06/20/2019

Pioneering Open World PS1 Game Is Now Finally Playable In English Mizzurna Falls, a Twin Peaks-ish open world game developed for the PS1 and only ever released in Japan, is now 20 years later available to play in English for the first time....
03:17, 08/01/2019

Booksmart Is the Perfect Coming-of-Age Story for Right Now Only recently have filmmakers begun thinking seriously about coming-of-age stories told from a young woman’s point of view. Olivia Wilde’s clever, peppery Booksmart—in which Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever play two brainy teenage...
19:34, 05/23/2019

Poles out, motherfuckers: You're not ready for this trailer for Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour Listen up, dipshits, it’s time to get your head in the game and go fucking fishing. Oh, you think freshwater fishing is a calming, nice way to spend a day on the lake? That’s because you haven’t seen the trailer for Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour on th...
21:34, 07/22/2019

Athletics: Forget his age, Gatlin is ready to battle for another world title Justin Gatlin has made it clear he is not going to give up his world 100 meters title without a fight despite the emergence of much younger sprinters....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Counterpoint: A Little Scuffle Only Means The Sharks Are Ready To Shock The World I have been a lifelong Sharks fan for at least two weeks, and if there’s anything my hours of fandom have taught me it’s this: Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky is wrong to underestimate the mighty Sharks....
04:51, 05/22/2019

Ready for confetti: NYC to honor Women's World Cup champs A blizzard of confetti and large crowds are expected at Wednesday's ticker tape parade to celebrate the U.S. women's national soccer team in New York City       ...
08:17, 07/10/2019

Nigeria ready to fulfill potential at women's World Cup, says coach Nigeria have been unable to translate their dominance of African football into consistent success at the women's World Cup but coach Thomas Dennerby says his side have the potential to reach the latter stages of the upcoming tournament in France....
18:00, 05/29/2019

'Everybody is ready for it': World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe on equal pay – video USA star Megan Rapinoe believes fans chanting 'equal pay' during their successful World Cup title defence is a sign that 'everybody is ready' for a change in the way men and women's football is governed.In March, Rapinoe and her teammates sued their ...
16:51, 07/08/2019

Gary Wilson finally reaches semis of world snooker championship • Remarkable career resurrection continues at the Crucible• Wilson: ‘I recall situations when I was struggling for money’Gary Wilson continued his remarkable career resurrection by beating Ali Carter 13-9 and reaching the semi-finals of the snooker w...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Belgian monks finally launch website to sell 'world's best beer' Beer lovers will still have to travel to St Sixtus abbey to pick up their allotted cratesIt has been described as the world’s most sought-after beer. Just over 5,000 barrels are brewed annually by the 19 Trappist monks of St Sixtus abbey in Westvlete...
16:51, 06/17/2019

Does Booksmart spell the end of high school stereotypes? Olivia Wilde’s new film provides a hierarchy without the misfits, jocks and nerds that once occupied teen storiesTeen movies love to classify people into cliques and categories but Olivia Wilde’s new comedy Booksmart blows that all apart. It is a tee...
12:34, 05/27/2019

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
01:51, 05/31/2019

World's policymakers ready for action to control Libra: Italy's Tria The world's top financial policymakers gathering in France on Wednesday are worried about Facebook's plans to launch a digital currency and have decided to act to keep this initiative in check, Italy's finance minister said on Wednesday....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Holly Holm is free and clear -- and feels ready to shock the world again Holly Holm wants to be remembered as more than just the first fighter to defeat Ronda Rousey. She'll get that chance Saturday, as she takes on double champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 239....
01:51, 07/04/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd actually prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

England ready for fierce World Cup warm-ups against Wales, says Elliot Daly • England out to build on intense training work in Treviso• Daly: ‘It will be similar to a Six Nations game’Elliot Daly is expecting full-blown Test match intensity during England’s back-to-back World Cup warm-up matches against Wales, with Eddie Jon...
03:17, 08/04/2019

Mike Brown is ready to sweat for a place in England’s World Cup squad • Full-back called up by Eddie Jones for heat training in Italy• ‘I was over the moon to get the chance to come back in’When Mike Brown was omitted from Eddie Jones’s preliminary England Rugby World Cup squad on 4 July, no one could have suggested it...
13:51, 08/01/2019

The world's first 1TB microSD card is finally on sale at a slightly lower price than expected Just in case you needed further proof the mobile tech industry is making incredible progress at breakneck speed nowadays, you might recall Samsung's first ever "terabyte-ready" phone was only unveiled last fall. The Galaxy Note 9 offered 512 gigs of ...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Teen wins Fortnite World Cup solo championship and $3 million A 16-year-old boy from Pennsylvania became the first-ever Fortnite World Cup solo champion on Sunday and pocketed the $3 million prize. Pro video-game player Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf could be seen laughing and shaking his head in Arthur Ash...
11:17, 07/29/2019

Watch: Norwegian teen scores record nine goals at U-20 World Cup Norwegian teen Erling Braut Haland had a triple hat-trick in a 12-0 victory against Honduras during the group stage of the 2019 U-20 World Cup in Poland....
21:17, 05/31/2019

Large Norwegian Teen Scores Nine Goals In One Game In U-20 World Cup This is Erling Braut Håland. The 6-foot-3 Norwegian is 18 years old, and he looks like a lock to be cast as Thor in the certainly forthcoming Teen Avengers movie. He also scored nine times in today’s game against Honduras in the U-20 World Cup as Nor...
00:17, 05/31/2019

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” has crushed the competition at the box office includin...
19:17, 05/26/2019

Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein: ‘Everyone said we didn’t belong in LA’ She was Lady Bird’s best friend and her brother Jonah Hill got a tattoo in her honour – meet the sparky star of this summer’s wildest high school comedyBeanie Feldstein is eating ice-cream in a red dress that is as bright as strawberry sauce. “This i...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Bigger, better, bolder: Women’s World Cup ready to reach new heights | Suzanne Wrack The rapid evolution of women’s football means it is hard to pick a winner for the most anticipated Women’s World Cup in historyIt is finally here. The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away and there is every chance it will b...
10:51, 06/03/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany's young guns ready to fire in opener against China Germany get their World Cup campaign underway against China in Rennes on Saturday. But with 15 players making their World Cup debuts in a young squad, what can we realistically expect of the team in France?...
00:17, 06/08/2019

Cricket World Cup: Liam Plunkett ready for Bangladesh ahead of England recall Liam Plunkett is set to return to England's World Cup side against Bangladesh and will be fully prepared if the contest descends into another "niggly" encounter....
20:51, 06/06/2019

Kaley Cuoco has some opinions and a raunchy question about 'The Bachelorette' finale Kaley Cuoco gave her thoughts on that season finale "Bachelorette" twist – and asks host Chris Harrison a raunchy behind-the-scenes question.        ...
20:17, 08/01/2019

‘Good Boys’ actors had bleeping good time on raunchy film “We had a motto: What’s said on set stays on set,” says Brady Noon, one of the young stars of “Good Boys,” the raunchy, hard-R comedy out Friday. Brady plays Thor, one of three sixth-graders (Jacob Tremblay and Keith L. ...
09:17, 08/16/2019

U.S. teen wins $3 million at video game tournament Fortnite World Cup American teenager Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million on Sunday after taking the top prize in a tournament in New York for the popular online video game Fortnite....
04:51, 07/29/2019

US teen wins $3 million at video game tournament Fortnite World Cup Global revenues from esports, or professional video game competitions, will hit $1.1 billion in 2019, up 27% since last year, thanks to ballooning revenues from advertising, sponsorship and media rights....
10:51, 07/29/2019

‘Booksmart’ delivers laughs and a new leading lady: Beanie Feldstein Beanie Feldstein has an unteachable quality of many comedy greats who came before her, such as Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. When you watch her on screen, you want to be her best friend. Feldstein’s off-the-charts appeal is showcased b...
23:17, 05/23/2019

'Aladdin' soars at the box office, 'Booksmart' flops for Memorial Day weekend Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that ope...
21:17, 05/26/2019

The Class Clowns of ‘Booksmart’: Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever The stars of the coming-of-age comedy compare the film to their real-life high school experiences and explain how they became friends during the shoot....
19:34, 05/24/2019

Chicago, earn extra credit by seeing Booksmart early and for free Listen, no one is going to be mad at you if you wait to see Booksmart until it hits theaters on May 24. But if you were the kind of honor student who got an illicit little tingle every time you heard the words “extra credit” back in your high school ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Rose Lavelle, Megan Rapinoe expect to be ready for Sunday's World Cup final Rose Lavelle left England semifinal in second half with hamstring injury, while hamstring strain kept Megan Rapinoe out of game.       ...
17:17, 07/05/2019

US women's soccer star Crystal Dunn ready to bring team another World Cup glory The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is set to defend its FIFA World Cup title this summer as the international championship will kick off in Paris starting in June....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Louisiana girl seeks World's Fittest Teen title one last time In her final year competing, Chloe Smith of Iota, Louisiana, looks to regain the title of World's Fittest Teen at the CrossFit Games.        ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein on becoming real-life BFFs on the set of Booksmart Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart, is one of the best teen comedies to come along in years. The film is all-around excellent, but none of it would work without the core duo of Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, who star as overachieving, p...
14:34, 05/23/2019

Olivia Wilde talks Booksmart and borrowing directing tricks from Scorsese Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, the coming-of-age tale Booksmart, follows best friends and academic overachievers Amy and Molly as they attempt to cram four years of raucous fun into the night before their high school graduation. Ahead of the film’...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Booksmart director Olivia Wilde: ‘Being young is the most painful, most hilarious experience’ The American star on re-energising the high-school movie with her directorial debut and what it’s like seeing your mum run for CongressOlivia Wilde’s directing debut, Booksmart, follows one chaotic day in the lives of Molly (Beanie Feldstein) and Amy...
16:51, 05/26/2019

Teen wrestlers, sci-fi road trips and lesbian vampires: the brave new world of trans film San Francisco’s Frameline43 festival highlights the evolution of trans lives onscreen – from bigotry to complex realityThings are tense. The 18-year-old who left home to find herself in the big city has just had her first lesbian encounter concluded ...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein on Booksmart and their shared Kacey Musgraves obsession Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, the coming-of-age tale Booksmart, follows best friends and academic overachievers Amy and Molly as they attempt to cram four years of raucous fun into the night before their high school graduation. Ahead of the film’...
00:34, 05/22/2019

American teen swimming sensation Regan Smith breaks Missy Franklin’s world record American teenager Regan Smith made a huge splash in the pool Friday morning when she broke Missy Franklin’s world record in the women’s 200-meter backstroke at the world swimming championships....
19:17, 07/26/2019

Fox is finally—finally!—too old for the Lethal Weapon TV show's shit Never let it be said that Fox won’t move heaven and earth in order to support projects it truly believes in—or, at least, believes in the syndication potential of a police procedural series with a world-famous Shane Black IP attached. The network has...
02:34, 05/11/2019

'Why not?' Former world No. 1 Andy Murray optimistic, ready to rejuvenate career A few months after pondering retirement, former world No. 1 Andy Murray is back at the Citi Open, and he's full of optimism.        ...
14:17, 08/02/2019

Daily Mail Dipshit Tries to Own Teen Only for Teen To, Like, Totally Own His Ass Talking—it’s hard! I’ve never done it, but being a 17-year-old girl talking to a pasty 48-year-old white guy snorting to himself and shoving his recorder in your face sounds like an even more difficult task....
01:51, 05/21/2019

'World's largest and fastest squirt gun' ready to help fight wildfires The Global SuperTanker, a converted Boeing 747-400, has been used in dozens of wildfires across the world since 2009.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Review: Heartwarming 'Booksmart' puts Olivia Wilde at the head of Hollywood's cool class Olivia Wilde makes her directorial debut with the raunchy and heartwarming coming-of-age comedy 'Booksmart,' one of 2019's best films so far.        ...
02:51, 05/21/2019

Teen 'Fortnite' world champ who won $3 million 'swatted' at home while streaming on Twitch Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf, who won $3 million two weeks ago in the Fortnite World Cup tournament had his home "swatted" over the weekend.       ...
07:17, 08/13/2019

'Booksmart' is Olivia Wilde's ultimate flex. Here's how having kids drove her to direct. “Once I had a baby, I was like, 'Wow, what can’t I do?' " says Olivia Wilde, whose directorial debut 'Booksmart' is a critical smash hit.        ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Can comedy survive in an age of outrage? Comedy is under scrutiny as never before. So when is a joke not a joke? Context, intent and expectations are all key, say leading exponents of the artComedy is such a simple thing. One person tells a joke. Another person laughs. The end. Simple.Excep...
10:51, 07/30/2019

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zack Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
18:17, 06/03/2019

The romantic comedy Plus One is worth the RSVP The recent Netflix romantic comedy boom has emboldened both filmmakers and fans to embrace oft-disparaged elements of this oft-disrespected genre: the formulas, the heightened reality, the supposed frivolousness. While it’s neat to see a genre reclai...
00:51, 06/11/2019

NBC bets on comedy next year, ‘This Is Us” for years to come NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is betting big on comedies for its upcoming fall television schedule. The network announced Sunday that it is adding four new sitcoms to its lineup for 2019-20, with stars including Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night LiveR...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Howie Mandel: Don’t bring the kids to my comedy act Howie Mandel is thrilled people love watching his TV shows with their families, but warned his standup comedy shows, which are full of profanity and sex jokes, aren't for kids....
12:00, 06/08/2019

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking the pain from the laundry list of inner turmoil he ...
09:17, 07/15/2019

Colin Quinn to host CNN's first comedy special Nothing’s funnier than the news these days, so CNN has decided to embrace that turn by announcing its very first comedy special. This comes from The Wrap, which says the network has ordered Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State, an event based on Quinn’s...
01:51, 05/10/2019

'Horrifyingly absurd': how did millennial comedy get so surreal? From Adult Swim to ‘dank memes’, modern comedy is confronting the illogicality of life in 2019There is an episode in the first season of Broad City – the US sitcom about two twentysomething, weed-loving best friends – that involves an epic journey to...
12:52, 08/13/2019

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for the release of a genuinely great romantic comedy has led to us looking back as well as forward, rewa...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Review: ‘This Close,’ a Serious Comedy About Life and Deafness A pair of deaf actors create and star in a series about best friends in Los Angeles struggling with love, work and all those irritating people who can hear....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Apple may be working with the BBC on a comedy-drama series Apple has been snapping up big-name talents left, right and center as it gears up for the launch of Apple TV+. The likes of Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Kumail Nanjiani are makin...
22:34, 07/12/2019

Dad’s Casual ‘Conversation’ With Infant Son Is Comedy Gold It’s a scene that plays out in living rooms around the world on a nightly basis. A parent is relaxing, watching TV while a toddler chills out nearby. In this version, though, when the dad jokingly asks his 18-month old son about the show, the t...
21:17, 06/06/2019

Jordan Klepper tries again with new Comedy Central take on the news Former 'Daily Show' stalwart Jordan Klepper has a new series on Comedy Central that tries for the heft of '60 Minutes' and the laughs of 'Daily'        ...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Welcome to the raptor pit! The truth about comedy writers' rooms Grubby banter, sexless flirting and the smell of pizza and ambition ... writer Sarah Morgan reveals the funny business that goes on behind the scenes of your favourite showsIn the recent movie Late Night, Mindy Kaling plays a naive young comedy write...
16:51, 08/02/2019

American Pie at 20: why the raucous comedy could never be made today The 1999 hit that spawned a franchise had moments of sweetness amid the filth, but it also possessed little interest in how women feel about sexAmerican Pie could never be made today.Just the premise of high school boys vowing, by hook or by crook, t...
09:17, 07/09/2019

Micky Overman on comedy and violation: 'How could a man masturbate during my set?' I was told a man had been masturbating during my show. I’ve since heard of two other performers it has happened to. Isn’t comedy meant to be a space where we can safely express ourselves?A comedian friend of mine told me that being on stage is the on...
15:00, 08/10/2019

The lo-fi comedy The Plagiarists has a deceptive literary twist The Plagiarists, a no-budget, lo-fi comedy of millennial manners and neuroses, is one of those movies a critic hates to spoil. Suffice it to say that some of its misdirections are more obvious than others—beginning, very literally, with the fact that...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Mac DeMarco: Here Comes the Cowboy review – self-indulgent comedy indie (Mac’s Record Label)Mac DeMarco’s lackadaisical balladry has long boasted a lyrical economy that feels almost Beatlesesque – simple, relatable observations that echo through a song until they acquire a subtle profundity. Yet on the titular opener to ...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Funny games: Borderlands 3 and the rise of the comedy shooter It’s brash, foul-mouthed and has more than one billion guns, but humour just might be the forthcoming game’s greatest weaponMindless violence and inane gags go together like Monty Python and a killer bunny, but when it comes to video games, especiall...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said Saturday. He was 92. ...
00:51, 05/20/2019

NY comedy queen takes serious turn with new film ‘Ask for Jane’ New York comedy queen Caroline Hirsch has produced a film that is nothing to laugh about. The woman famed for spotting talent from Jerry Seinfeld and Jon Stewart to Dave Chapelle and Michele Wolf has co-produced “Ask for Jane,” which tell...
00:34, 05/18/2019

Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Cent...
00:51, 06/11/2019

Does Seth Rogen's Good Boys take kids’ comedy too far? The new film’s adult subject matter reflects a confusion about what tween movies should be aboutGood Boys’ trailer begins with producer Seth Rogen explaining to its trio of 12-year-old heroes that they are actually too young to watch their own movie....
02:51, 08/13/2019

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
17:51, 05/21/2019

Darren Criss Returns With New Musical Comedy Royalties Darren Criss is following up his award-winning turn in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with a musical. The Emmy winner will executive produce, star in and write songs for......
22:17, 07/10/2019

Mindy Kaling’s new ‘Late Night’ comedy sneaks up on you Mindy’s new project is her best so far. That’s Mindy Kaling, the actress known for her work on “The Office,” “Oceans 8” and “The Mindy Project.” Her first feature film as both a writer and lead actress, “Late Night,” joins the ranks of fictiona...
23:00, 06/06/2019

'I should have died in 1992': Craig Ferguson's comedy comeback He quit booze and Scotland – and became a chat show sensation in the US. As he returns to standup on his home turf, we rescue him from selfie-takers on the streets of Glasgow On the morning we meet, Glasgow seems especially delighted to have Craig Fe...
10:17, 08/07/2019

How standup comedy helped me beat loneliness in a new city I moved to London in search of bustle, but friends were hard to come by. Then I tried standup and found a community with whom to share my ups and downsI had roughly two friends in London when I moved to the city in 2016. We would meet up for a drink ...
08:17, 07/29/2019

Black Comedy Dead to Me Is Your Twisty New Netflix Binge “Wherever Judy Goes, Chaos tends to follow.” So says James Marsden in the Netflix black comedy Dead to Me. Taken together, his utterance (an early contender for my own epitaph) and the fact that a long list of embargoed spoilers prevents ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Cannes Film Festival set to open with zombie comedy CANNES, France — The 72nd Cannes Film Festival is set to open Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die” and the introduction of Alejandro Inarritu’s jury. This year’s Cannes arr...
11:51, 05/14/2019

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
07:51, 05/17/2019

German GP like a "horror film with a bit of black comedy" - Kvyat Shock German Grand Prix podium finisher Daniil Kvyat has described the chaotic Hockenheim Formula 1 race as "a horror movie with a bit of black comedy"...
05:17, 07/29/2019

‘She was our Michelle Obama’: how Gilda Radner changed comedy for ever The death of the SNL star 30 years ago robbed the industry of one its finest voices – but not before she had blazed a trail for women such as Tina Fey to followThere is no shortage of excellent critical writing about the US comedy scene in the 80s, a...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Austrian comedy writers accuse far right of intimidation tactics Satirists speak out after lawyer files charges against TV presenter Jan Böhmermann Comedy writers in Austria say critical voices and satirists are being forced into “rearguard action” by a campaign of intimidation and legal threats from far-right fig...
08:51, 05/15/2019

'Wine Country' serves up light comedy from Amy Poehler There will be wine, laughs and the airing of old grievances in "Wine Country," a light, breezy directorial debut by Amy Poehler, who also produced, worked on the story and co-stars with fellow "Saturday Night Live" alumni. The rudimentary nature of t...
20:17, 05/07/2019

'BH90210' reboot finds comedy in cast's legacy "Beverly Hills 90210" ended in 2000 with the characters past high school, so a 2019 reboot showing them as adults would make sense, but stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth weren't interested in a traditional reboot....
17:17, 08/14/2019

Alec Baldwin is getting roasted this summer on Comedy Central Alec Baldwin will prove yet again he can take a punch, this time around at least the verbal kind, when he sits for a Comedy Central roast this summer....
22:00, 06/05/2019

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie that created the “Vote for Pedro&#...
16:34, 06/15/2019

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the team behind the series sought to earn a little goodwill among awards ...
01:34, 06/12/2019

Q&A: Theron, Rogen on the comedy of politics, and vice versa NEW YORK (AP) — The rollout for “Long Shot,” Seth Rogen’s latest film set in the geopolitical world is going better than his last one. Rogen’s 2014 film “The Interview” prompted the ire of North Korean leader Kim J...
21:34, 05/02/2019

7 Recent Netflix Comedy Specials That Are Worth Your Time For many comedians, a Netflix special has supplanted the traditional late-night talk show set as the big ticket to success. Here’s our pick of their best recent efforts....
00:17, 05/22/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film starring Mel Gibson, in which the actor is due to play...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Goodbye to The Good Place: TV's best comedy will end on a heavenly high The inspired sitcom about life after death will meet its maker after its fourth season. But unlike some shows, it has chosen the right time to fall on its forkStop all the clocks, cut off the fro-yo machine: The Good Place, the smart but silly sitcom...
22:51, 06/10/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Comedy and Drama We've officially reached day two of the TV Scoop Awards, and so far things are going great. Probably! Hopefully! Starting today, you get to vote for the best drama and comedy of the......
22:17, 07/20/2019

Jim Jarmusch opens Cannes with a DOA zombie comedy for the Trump age The Cannes Film Festival opened tonight with a zombie movie, and I can’t be the only American in attendance who felt very seen. Not just because the film itself was American—that’s frequently the case on opening night of the world’s most prestigious ...
04:17, 05/15/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most terrified I’ve ever been on stage,” Justine Mitchell says flatly. The Ir...
08:34, 05/21/2019

‘Wine Country’ review: Queens of comedy let loose on the juice The pitch, it’s easy to image, was “Sideways” meets “Girls Trip.” Amy Poehler’s directorial debut never really leaves its Eileen Fisher-clad comfort zone, but it’ll probably be a hit regardless with women of a certain age. That would be around 50, th...
23:51, 05/09/2019

This brilliant trick got a Norwegian comedy onto Netflix’s recommended list I was poking around the other day for something new to watch on Netflix that I hadn’t seen before, and I came across a series from Norway I hadn’t heard of that looked to be a Vikings-era comedy that Netflix was recommending I check out. ...
08:17, 08/09/2019

R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' comes out of nowhere to win the weekend box office (CMCSA) Universal Universal's "Good Boys" tops the domestic box office with an estimated $21 million. A rare win for an R-rated comedy, which hasn't topped the box office since 2016's "The Boss." That was also released by Universal. "Good Boys" joins "Us" a...
09:51, 08/19/2019

Call My Agent: the French comedy gem A-listers are desperate to star in The sharp, hilarious look at the hell of being an agent already features everyone from Juliette Binoche to Isabelle Huppert sending themselves up. Now, Hollywood has come knockingBefore Cannes rolls around with its annual reminder that, try as the wo...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Ditch the flip-flops and comedy shirts: summer fashion for men Many British men struggle with what to wear come the summer. Here’s how to look cool during the hottest monthsIt’s easy to remember the heatwave of last summer through rose-tinted goggles: Soleros for lunch, long nights splayed out in parks and endle...
11:51, 05/29/2019

Good Boys review – gleefully bad-taste tween comedy When a gang of goofy boys are invited to a spin-the-bottle party, their research into the mysteries of kissing goes horribly wrongSome massive laughs, a huge Stephen Merchant cameo and the most impressive school play on film since Wes Anderson’s Rush...
20:51, 08/14/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
19:00, 04/28/2019

This Manhattan comedy club’s mouth-watering menu is no joke The Stand, which showcases top comedians like Kevin Hart, Bill Burr and Sarah Silverman, has tapped executive chef Harold Villarosa to take its food to what some might call a laughably lofty level....
05:51, 07/15/2019

The Dead Don't Die review – stumbling zombie comedy kicks off Cannes Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny lead Jim Jarmusch’s droll but directionless opening nighterJim Jarmusch’s undeadpan comedy is laconic, lugubrious and does not entirely come to life, despite many witty lines and tremendously assured perform...
11:34, 05/15/2019

'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor espec...
06:00, 06/14/2019

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with their dad, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), and new girlfriend Jackie (Becki Newton). Sure, Diane (Moll...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Kind Hearts and Coronets: on the set of the brilliant Ealing comedy – in pictures Released in 1949, Kind Hearts and Coronets remains one of the all time classics of British cinema. As a 4k restoration is released for its 70th anniversary, we see actors Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood and director Robert Hamer at wor...
13:17, 06/06/2019

Kirsten Dunst takes down a ‘Florida’ pyramid scheme in new comedy Disney World’s central Florida location serves as a symbol for the characters in Showtime’s new dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.” The park is proof of how man’s ingenuity can turn a swamp into a gold mine and is embodied in the show...
06:34, 08/22/2019

WWE's Big Show to star in a family comedy for Netflix, will likely involve far less chokeslams The journey from a high-profile gig in professional wrestling to more overtly family-friendly programming is well-traveled, and one that has its share of successful returns. Sure, sometimes it begets Dwayne Johnson as a tooth fairy, but that’s deligh...
20:51, 07/30/2019

NBC gives series order to Kal Penn and Mike Schur's immigration comedy According to Deadline, NBC has given a series order to Sunnyside, the new comedy project co-written by and starring Kal Penn alongside executive producer Mike Schur—a.k.a. the guy from The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine who played Mose on The Offi...
05:17, 05/07/2019

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navigating the world following an accusation of sexual misconduct in January 2018 as well as looking at ho...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that...
03:17, 06/08/2019

HBO picks up female-led skateboarding comedy based on Skate Kitchen According to Variety, HBO has given a straight-to-series order to a new comedy show based on Crystal Moselle’s film Skate Kitchen. The show, which will run fo six, half-hour episodes, is called Betty, and in a weird twist, it sounds more like a seque...
21:51, 08/15/2019

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun c...
15:17, 08/07/2019

NBC’s new season comedy focus includes Kenan Thompson show NEW YORK (AP) — Kenan Thompson will be pulling double-duty at NBC next season. He’s starring in a new comedy while sticking with “Saturday Night Live.” NBC’s announcement Sunday of its 2019-20 line-up includes “The Kenan...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Dead To Me renewed for more black comedy plot twists in season 2 The Netflix series Dead To Me, which dropped about a month ago, saw the welcome return of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini to the small screen, as two grieving women who strike up a friendship in a support group. The chemistry between the two...
18:34, 06/04/2019

Netflix cancels animated comedy 'Tuca & Bertie' after one season Even a stellar cast and team of Bojack Horseman producers, led by creator Lisa Hannwalt, couldn't save the animated series Tuca & Bertie from Netflix's axe. The streaming company announced that the series, starting Tiffany Haddish and A...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Ctrl Alt Delete: the pro-choice comedy that's the bravest TV show in America They have been called ‘worse than Nazis’ for their abortion-clinic comedy. But for Roni Geva and Margaret Katch, the hate pales beside the outpouring of gratitudeThe makers of Ctrl Alt Delete like to say it’s a typical workplace comedy. “But not your...
18:51, 05/30/2019

Double murder in NJ home of popular NYC comedy club owner Authorities are investigating a grisly double murder of a man and his nanny at a popular NYC comedy club owner's home in a quaint, suburban New Jersey town....
17:17, 08/04/2019

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled b...
16:34, 05/09/2019

Stuber review – Uber-set action-comedy gets stuck in first gear Incapacitated cop Dave Bautista forces timid Kumail Nanjiani to help him take down the bad guys in this lame LA-set caperStuber is a buddy action-comedy in which Kumail Nanjiani plays a sporting-goods store worker and part-time Uber driver called Stu...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Amy Schumer Returns to the Comedy Stage Just 2 Weeks After Giving Birth Amy Schumer is back! The 37-year-old returned to the stage on Monday night as she performed a set at the famous Comedy Cellar in New York City. Schumer posted a photo on Instagram from......
14:17, 05/21/2019

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
12:51, 05/25/2019

What to know about autism in girls The symptoms of autism in girls are mostly the same as they are in boys, though autistic girls may exhibit certain behaviors less often than autistic boys. Because autism is more common among boys, doctors may be more likely to miss a diagnosis in gi...
23:34, 06/27/2019

Rebel Girls And a few boys, too. When riot grrrl pioneers Bikini Kill played their first New York show in 22 years, these are the fans who showed up — one as early as noon and two who hadn’t told their parents. Hi mom and dad!...
16:51, 06/07/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic comedy. Both elements work in fits and starts, but they tend to offset each other, yielding a film mor...
00:34, 05/03/2019

Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival At this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James McNicholas recounts the life and career of his grandfather, Terry Downes, in 'The Boxer' The post Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival appeared first on Boxing News....
17:17, 07/23/2019

The Best Memes of the Ultimate Game of Thrones Battle Prove It’s Actually Also a Hilarious Comedy Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. When things get hectic on Game of Thrones, the one emotional release valve you can always depend on is the memes. You’ve been hearing about the long-awaited Battle of Winterfell between ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
01:18, 08/19/2019

Green Book's Peter Farrelly is making a "suicide comedy" for Quibi, so that'll be fun Peter Farrelly’s Oscar-winning Green Book was a thoughtful and powerful exploration of race in America, telling the story of a legendary Black musician traveling through the South from the extremely unique and valuable perspective of an Italian man w...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of this new wave: is this a watershed moment?‘It took years to convince someone to make this show,” sa...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Comedy legend Tim Conway, star of 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dead at 85 Tim Conway, the Golden Globe Award-winning actor who embodied several comical characters on “The Carol Burnett Show” including the Oldest Man and Mr. Tudball has died at age 85....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's re-election campaign: a '2020 comedy tour' Late night hosts focused on news surrounding Trump, including that of his re-election campaigning and the Middle EastLate-night hosts focused on the launch of Trump’s re-election campaign and the brewing tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading....
22:34, 06/20/2019

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson’s new comedy The Hustle pulls an inelegant con When it comes to source material to plug into the trend of gender-flipped comedy remakes, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels isn’t actually a bad choice. The 1988 Frank Oz film—itself a remake of a 1964 Marlon Brando/David Niven comedy—is in many ways already a...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Amy Schumer ‘mom-shamed’ for returning to comedy stage 2 weeks after giving birth Amy Schumer returned to the comedy stage this week two weeks after giving birth to her and husband  Chris Fischer's son. But some of the star’s fellow moms were not too happy with her decision to do so, slamming Schumer on social media for returning ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Chris Hemsworth heads Down Under Cover for his new buddy comedy with Tiffany Haddish Of all the Avengers, specifically the Avenger Chrises, Chris Hemsworth also appears to be ready to launch into stratosphere star status.. The guy billed as a “no-name” when first cast as Thor has a number of post-Endgame projects lined up, like the a...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Director Ari Aster and Jack Reynor kind of see Midsommar as a dark comedy After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat d...
22:51, 07/02/2019

Drop Dead Gorgeous at 20: how dark pageant comedy works better in 2019 The pitch-black small-town mockumentary was a flop on release and left critics cold but 20 years later its vicious indecency remains daring Drop Dead Gorgeous is one of my favourite films. It also made less than its $15m budget at the box office and ...
09:34, 07/23/2019

‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ review: A surprise comedy caper that works While “Sonic the Hedgehog” fans fumed over the film treatment of their spiny pal — prompting director Jeff Fowler to redo Sonic’s toothsome look for his upcoming movie — “Pokémon” enthusiasts will adore the titular yellow cutie of “Pokémon Detective ...
20:51, 05/08/2019

Netflix's fifth Dave Chappelle comedy special debuts August 26th Dave Chappelle has enjoyed a fruitful relationship with Netflix over the last few years, having released four stand-up specials on the streaming service, picking up a hefty pay packet and Grammy and Emmy awards for them. The comedy icon is about to u...
19:51, 08/15/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his home in Las Vegas surrounded by loved ones. He was the father o...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Wine Country review – Amy Poehler's Netflix comedy is a drunken riot The actor makes her directorial debut with a wine-soaked gem about a group of women trying to keep their friendship together during a weekend awayBemoaning the ever-decreasing quality of Saturday Night Live has become almost as much of an institution...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee join Neflix comedy, 'Coffee and Kareem' Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee, Terrence Little Gardenhigh and Andrew "King Bach" Bachelor have joined the ensemble for the Netflix comedy, "Coffee and Kareem."...
17:00, 05/04/2019

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
14:00, 05/25/2019

Netflix renews bite-sized sketch comedy show ‘I Think You Should Leave’ The show that took the fun out of Instagram captions and charades is getting a second run. Netflix has renewed I Think You Should Leave -- the popular sketch comedy series starring Saturday Night Live alum Tim Robinson -- for a second season. Fans ca...
10:34, 06/20/2019

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted ...
20:51, 08/14/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’, most watched comedy in U.S., ends 12-year run with sentimental finale It was a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight. WARNING: Spoiler alert....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Men against boys, women against girls Germany 8-0 Estonia, USA 13-0 Thailand. Men against boys, women against girls. What do such results tell us about where modern football is going? And is the gap widening between the game's haves and have-nots?...
17:34, 06/12/2019

Criminalizing black girls Black girls don’t misbehave more, experts say, yet they often receive more severe penalties for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Different for girls: understanding autism Girls with autism are often misdiagnosed, but a new graphic novel aims to put them in the pictureAt secondary school, they become the “leftover girls”, drifting, alienated and often miserably lonely because the other teenage girls won’t accept them. ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast promises 'drama, comedy and soap' in TV return The cast of the 1990s hit "Beverly Hills, 90210" returns to U.S. television on Wednesday, much older but promising lots of the juicy drama that made their teenage characters famous....
17:51, 08/08/2019

Hard Pass: Jeremy Saville's Loqueesha Panned as Modern-Day Minstrel 'Comedy' On Friday, social media let out a collective ‘wtf??’ after a trailer for an upcoming movie went viral: a white bartender disguises his voice as a stereotypical black woman’s to get the radio host job he couldn’t as a white man. They named the movie L...
09:00, 05/12/2019

The Hustle review – Anne Hathaway kills the comedy in dire scam caper A gender-switch reboot of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels co-starring Rebel Wilson is catastrophically unfunny Anne Hathaway detonates a megaton blast of pure unfunniness in this terrifying film. She leaves behind a mushroom cloud of anti-humour, reducing ev...
19:00, 05/09/2019

New on Netflix in May 2019: Amy Poehler comedy, Spike Lee film, Renee Zellweger series In May 2019, Netflixhas plenty of original shows and movies, including projects with Amy Poehler, Ali Wong, Renee Zellweger and Linda Cardellini.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

John Early and Kate Berlant’s new comedy video is scarier than most horror movies Over the years, the comedy partnership of John Early and Kate Berlant has produced some fantastic videos, many of which focus on the kinds of characters and situations that make viewers feel unsettled to the point of nervous laughter. Their latest sh...
22:51, 06/13/2019

Danny McBride’s Televangelist Comedy The Righteous Gemstones Is All Cheap Shots and No Insights The pitch sells itself: John Goodman plays the patriarch of a televangelist dynasty. And when he gets the spotlight, there are hints of the show The Righteous Gemstones could’ve been. Goodman’s Eli Gemstone, who presides over a megachurch...
18:51, 08/15/2019

Jaboukie Young-White to kick off new season of Comedy Central stand-up specials Comedy Central's latest edition of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents...." is not joking around, as the network has booked some of the scene's most promising stars for its upcoming season....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Jason Mewes can’t escape Jay and Silent Bob in his crummy meta-comedy Madness In The Method The opening scene of Madness In The Method offers a glimpse of an alternate-world acting career for Jason Mewes. Mewes is best known as Jay, the more verbally expressive half of the Clerks-born, Jersey-centric comic duo Jay and Silent Bob, created by...
06:17, 08/03/2019

Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy to star in Netflix dance comedy 'Work It' "Girl Meets World" alum Sabrina Carpenter, YouTube star Liza Koshy and "The Flash" alum Keiynan Lonsdale play ragtag dancers in the Netflix movie "Work It."...
00:34, 07/04/2019

Lucy McCormick review – caustically candid comedy about history's famous women Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghMcCormick rips up the rulebook with Post Popular, a hedonistic history lesson that is trashy, volatile ... and honestUtterly indelicate and completely unpredictable, Post Popular is a wild ride. Lucy McCormick’s ludicrou...
23:51, 08/05/2019

The Revenge Of The Nerds cast contends with how poorly the comedy's aged in new oral history In 1984, Revenge Of The Nerds was like a dorkier, tamer version of Animal House, with a similar plot: fraternity made up out of outcasts takes on and defeats the popular frat made up of Big Men On Campus. Featuring a pre-ER Anthony Edwards, as well a...
22:34, 07/26/2019

Joel McHale releases comedy special, dons tights for DC Comics series Joel McHale talks new comedy special "Live from Pyongyang," swimming with sharks for the Discovery Channel, taking on the role of DC Comics hero Starman and the possibility of a future for "Community."...
22:51, 08/07/2019

Poms review – Diane Keaton turns cheerleader in cheer-free comedy A frothy tale of retirees starting a cheerleading group wastes the talents of its cast and fails to provide the crowd-pleasing moments it so desperately needsOne of the many wonderfully fractious moments of Anjelica Huston’s staggeringly unfiltered i...
17:00, 05/09/2019

How a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment in Uncle Buck inspired a Christmas comedy blockbuster The John Candy movie Uncle Buck turns 30 today, and it remains an excellent watch. Writer/director John Hughes wisely put the charismatic Candy front and center as the title character, maker of giant pancakes, and driver of a car called the “Beast.” ...
20:17, 08/16/2019

Watch: Russell Westbrook thanks fans at Oklahoma comedy show after trade to Rockets All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook thanked Oklahoma City Thunder fans at a comedy show he was hosting Thursday night after he learned he was being traded to the Houston Rockets....
19:51, 07/12/2019

Slain Manhattan comedy club owner David Kimowitz laid to rest Hundreds packed a New Jersey funeral home Wednesday to remember David Kimowitz, the Manhattan comedy club owner stabbed to death in his suburban home Saturday by the ex-boyfriend of his children’s nanny. “Looking at this room, at all thes...
12:51, 08/08/2019

Florida Girls Is the Most Fun You’ll Have in Front of the TV This Summer Nestled in the coastal hollow between Tampa and St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Fla., is known as a family vacation destination. There are pristine beaches, dolphin-watching cruises, a world-class aquarium. But you won’t find a trace of tourism por...
16:00, 07/09/2019

I'm not sure a Spice Girls invite is what Theresa May really, really wants Geri and the gang do insist on weaving themselves into history – but is the world ready for Stoic Spice?A mixed week for Theresa May. On the one hand: she gave a speech on synthetic changes to her withdrawal agreement bill, the sequencing of which be...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Spice Girls return to the stage The Spice Girls kicked off their highly anticipated reunion tour in Dublin on Friday night, however some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "awful" sound problems during the show....
07:34, 05/26/2019

The Boys in the Band Get to Broadway. Why Not the Girls? “The Prom” is the rare show with lesbian themes to reach theater’s biggest stage. Gay women deserve more than drawing their own conclusions about Princess Elsa and Scout Finch....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Girls hit by BB gun, suffer minor injuries MANCHESTER, N.H. — Police in Manchester, New Hampshire, say a teenage girl walking home from school was shot in the face with what appeared to be a BB gun. The 14-year-old girl was taken to the hospital with minor facial injuries on Thursday. A 13-ye...
13:51, 05/03/2019

A girls’ night out with the PM and her posse for £135,000? Bargain Clearly, Lubov Chernukhin, the Russian oligarch’s wife, doesn’t worry too much about the company she keepsAs if Conservative donors were not resentful enough – where they haven’t already complied with Boris Johnson’s injunction to fuck off – it is no...
02:17, 05/05/2019

Referee Stéphanie Frappart: 'Girls see me on TV and know it's possible' The official is regarded as one of France’s very best and will take charge of Liverpool v Chelsea in Istanbul on WednesdayReferees tend not to clapped on to the pitch, let alone greeted with purpose-made banners, but supporters of Amiens decided to m...
15:00, 08/11/2019

Murder Mystery review – Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston buoy fun Netflix comedy Old-fashioned movie star charm lifts a goofy, likable film that puts a New York couple in the middle of a European whodunnitAdam Sandler’s monstrous eight-movie deal with Netflix arrived as both a blessing and a curse for those who had actually endur...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Chuck Lorre says his new Billy Gardell comedy is a love letter to America's immigrants 'Big Bang Theory' producer Chuck Lorre dedicates his new CBS romantic comedy, 'Bob Hearts Abishola,' to hard-working, honest immigrants.        ...
04:51, 08/02/2019

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a ...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Comedian Nick Di Paolo apologizes for flipping off murdered black activist in comedy promo Nick Di Paolo was aiming to be provocative with a Photoshop portrait flipping off protesters. But one was a murdered black activist.        ...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Paley Center to honor comedy legends Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner and Lily Tomlin will be celebrated at The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends on Nov. 21....
09:51, 08/17/2019

Coming to Netflix in May 2019: Amy Poehler comedy, Spike Lee film, Renee Zellweger series In May 2019, Netflixhas plenty of original shows and movies, including projects with Amy Poehler, Ali Wong, Renee Zellweger and Linda Cardellini.        ...
02:17, 05/02/2019

Retta Turns a Story About Ripping Her Pantyhose in Church Into a Hysterical Comedy Bit on Busy Tonight If you've ever been subject to a public outfit malfunction, you probably get it. Accidentally ripping your pants--or pantyhose--in pretty much any non-private setting can be a real......
00:51, 05/08/2019

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior among America’s youth. But research on the subject is conflicting. One study publ...
10:51, 08/14/2019

Plan To Kill "As Many Girls As I See": Man Arrested After Second Chances Christopher Cleary had a history of threatening women with violence when he was arrested in January on the morning of the Women's March in Provo, Utah. The 27-year-old Colorado man blamed years of......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Spice Girls to become superheroes in animated movie All five original band members are set to lend their voices to a film that will feature original singles and new songsAn animated Spice Girls movie is in the works at Paramount. The film will feature the voices of all five members of the original ban...
17:17, 06/12/2019

'You can’t be what you can’t see': Girls-only mascots for A-League grand final Move approved by FFA to appeal to female fansPerth play Sydney FC on Sunday at Optus StadiumThe role of mascots at the A-League grand final has historically been reserved for rising male stars of the game, but when 22 young girls run out accompanying...
08:17, 05/18/2019

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
00:34, 05/22/2019

These Photos of the Spice Girls Reunion Tour Will Have You Saying Zig-a-Zig-Ah If you want to spice up your life, then E! has the photos for you. After months of anticipation, Mel B, Mel C, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell are back on the world stage for their second......
04:51, 05/25/2019

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights ...
22:34, 06/17/2019

Why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools Black girls don’t misbehave more, but experts say they often receive more severe punishments for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Hobbyhorsing: what girls everywhere can learn from the Finnish craze Riding an imaginary horse is a galloping success with young girls in the Scandinavian country – and the trend is taking off elsewherePerhaps one of the more surprising articles to be widely circulated this month has been a New York Times feature on t...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Women’s football: how girls are moving the goalposts With young players joining grassroots clubs and England’s Lionesses preparing for their World Cup run, the sport is finally getting the recognition it deserves‘Izzy, to me, to me,” the cry comes from many voices. Izzy, two brown pigtails flying out b...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Man gets 35 years for blackmailing girls for nude photos EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A southern Illinois man who admitted to using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Joshua P. Breckel of Mascoutah was accused in U.S. District Court of using s...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Don't fuck with the Riot Girls in this exclusive clip What do you get when you combine a post-apocalyptic survival thriller with a high school horror flick with a sweet queer romance with punk rock attitude? You get Riot Girls, the debut feature from XX director (she did the segment “The Box”) and forme...
19:51, 08/14/2019

I told my girls to take risks. But then I had to practice what I preached. “Mommy! It’s your show!” My daughters and I are at a play. My 7-year-old points to a picture of a giant Venus’ flytrap plant in the playbill with the words: “Little Shop of Horrors! Auditions soon!” “......
01:34, 07/09/2019

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate to perform at New York Comedy Festival 2019 Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate, Bill Maher, Nicole Byer, Comedy Bang! Bang! and other stars will headline shows at the New York Comedy Festival in November....
16:17, 08/06/2019

Jilted lover who killed ex, comedy club owner spent hours inside home: prosecutors A jilted ex-boyfriend charged in a double murder spent 3-and-a-half hours inside a New Jersey home before he was caught chasing his lover down the street and stabbing her to death, prosecutors said Wednesday. Joseph Porter made his first appearance i...
21:17, 08/14/2019

Stassi Schroeder Confronts a Major Fear: Stand-Up Comedy (And Drags Vanderpump Rules in the Process?!) Stassi Schroeder, the stand-up comic? The Vanderpump Rules star and podcast host did stand-up comedy for the first time--with the help of David Spade--for the new Comedy Central series......
00:17, 08/16/2019

Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls' Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Delivery Man Who Rescued Girls From Alleged Abuse Honored LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark Buede was honored Tuesday by the Lexington Police Department. Police...
12:34, 06/19/2019

11 Girls Allegedly Murdered By Brajesh Thakur, Others: CBI To Top Court In a sensational revelation by CBI in the Supreme Court on Friday, 11 girls were allegedly murdered by key accused Brajesh Thakur and his accomplices and "bundle of bones" recovered from a burial......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Pakistani Girls Sold In China's 'Bride Market' Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages,......
13:51, 05/09/2019

Pakistani Christian girls targeted by Chinese as brides GUJRANWALA, Pakistan (AP) — Hundreds of women and girls from Pakistan’s Christian minority have been trafficked to China as brides in recent months as their country becomes a new marriage market for Chinese men. Chinese and Pakistani brokers ar...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Conjoined twin girls born sharing same heart A set of day-old conjoined twins in India who share a single heart are under careful observation as doctors try to figure out what other organs the girls might share. The girls, who have not been named yet, weighed a combined 8 pounds, 8 ounces upon ...
20:34, 07/02/2019

Girls to the front: why gender is still a headline issue at festivals How hard can it be to have equal gender representation on festival bills? As Primavera proves, not hard at allThe festival lineup poster with all of the male artists’ names taken out, leaving behind a limp smattering of female acts, is now something ...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Spice Girls film 'in the works and even Posh is on board' We've had the reunion tour and now it seems Spice Girls fans are getting more of what they really, really want, with a new animated film reportedly in the works....
15:51, 06/13/2019

Pakistan Arrests Over 20 Chinese For Trafficking Girls Into Prostitution Over 20 Chinese have been arrested from various Pakistani cities during an ongoing crackdown for their alleged involvement in arranging illegal marriages of young Pakistani girls to Chinese nationals......
02:34, 05/09/2019

Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here’s How She’s Working Toward That. For proof of just how dedicated Melinda Gates is to creating opportunities for future generations, look no further than her mission to help girls and women get into STEM careers. With her position as the co-founder Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and...
18:34, 05/21/2019

California man admits trafficking underage girls on Backpage.com A California man who prosecutors say ran a criminal ring that trafficked underage girls on the now-defunct sex website Backpage.com pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a string of federal charges....
10:00, 05/08/2019

R Kelly refused bail as he is 'still a danger to young girls' A judge in the US has ordered R Kelly to remain behind bars without bail after a prosecutor claimed the singer would still pose a danger to young girls if he was set free....
10:34, 07/17/2019

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, officials said on Tuesday....
20:51, 05/21/2019

U-16 Girls Win Prestigious Football Tournament Defying All Odds What makes their achievement even more commendable is the fact that they made their mark coming out of a slum in Mumbai and rural part of Jharkhand with minimal opportunities....
14:17, 07/29/2019

Two girls viciously attacked at an east side neighborhood TUCSON – On May 29 by Wheeler Elementary School near 22 and Kolb, 18-year-old Lauren Tibbetts and 19-year-old Belle Koondz were viciously attacked by half a dozen teenagers. There were three boys and three girls. “It was around 9:00 pm and we w...
08:00, 06/11/2019

5 Great Girls Trip Resorts to Book ASAP We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:17, 05/11/2019

Ex-teacher charged with inappropriately touching young girls LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former physical education teacher accused of inappropriately touching dozens of first-grade girls in incidents captured on school surveillance video has been indicted on charges of gross sexual imposition in Ohio. Warren County...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Alabama man sentenced to 615 years for sexually abusing 5 girls An Alabama man convicted of sexually abusing five underage girls was sentenced Wednesday to more than six centuries in prison. Houston County Circuit Judge Todd Derrick imposed a 615-year sentence on Raven Smith after hearing a plea from the mother o...
05:17, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s private island always had topless girls: ex-IT guy A former IT guy who worked for Jeffrey Epstein said he quit over concerns about the hordes of topless underage women who frequented the wealthy sex offender’s private Caribbean island, according to a new report. Steve Scully got an inside look ...
19:34, 07/18/2019

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to normal...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Yuka Saso wins Girls Junior PGA Championship Yuka Saso of the Philippines rallied to win the Girls Junior PGA Championship, closing with a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Jensen Castle       ...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Sex offender traps 2 girls in car, allegedly molests one while other escapes A level-three sex offender lured two girls onto his Brooklyn property by offering to sell them a used bicycle — only to lock them in a car and sexually abuse one of them after the other escaped, police and sources said. The scary events unfolded on J...
01:17, 07/23/2019

Review: ‘Florida Girls’ Is Another Reason to Find the Pop Network Before it revives “One Day at a Time,” a boutique cable channel offers a raunchy comedy about female friendship and petty theft in alligator country....
19:34, 07/09/2019

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering objections from some members who said the move was......
19:17, 04/30/2019

Original Spice Girls bus converted into Airbnb rental Spice Girls super fans have a chance the spice up their lives later this month when the girl band's original Union Jack-emblazoned double decker bus comes up for rent on Airbnb....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Girls three times more likely to be victims of cyberbullying at school: survey There’s a rise in cyberbullying nationwide, with three times as many girls reporting being harassed online or by text message than boys, according to the National Center for Education Statistics....
18:51, 07/26/2019

Viral photo shoot captures girls as athletes and princesses Photographer Heather Mitchell says girls should haven't to choose between being athletic or girly. They "can do it all."        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Who is Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire charged with sex trafficking girls as young as 14? Jeffrey Epstein, billionaire sex offender who previously avoided jail time is known for ties to powerful people, including presidents Trump and Clinton.        ...
19:34, 07/08/2019

Creep showed three girls homemade pornography during subway ride A creep showed three young girls a homemade pornographic video as they rode a subway through upper Manhattan, police said Thursday. The stranger was sitting across from two 13-year-olds and a 12-year-old as they rode a northbound C train approaching ...
18:51, 08/01/2019

'Off the scale' excitement for fans as Spice Girls reunion opens Fans from near and far got what they really really really wanted on Friday night when the ultimate 1990s girl band, the Spice Girls, opened their long awaited reunion tour at last in Dublin....
23:17, 05/24/2019

Griff Rhys Jones: ‘My best kiss? I kissed all the Spice Girls once’ The actor and comedian on being lazy, losing his cool and public shamingBorn in Cardiff, Griff Rhys Jones, 64, began his career on the BBC’s Not The Nine O’Clock News, which ran from 1979-82. He went on to develop a comedy partnership with Mel Smith ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Pakistani Christian girls trafficked to China in new ‘bride market’ GUJRANWALA, Pakistan — Muqadas Ashraf was just 16 when her parents married her off to a Chinese man who had come to Pakistan looking for a bride. Less than five months later, Muqadas is back in her home country, pregnant and seeking a divorce from a ...
02:17, 05/08/2019

Kylie Jenner and Sofia Richie Go Glam for Their Fun Girls' Night Out Girls only! Kylie Jenner, Sofia Richie and their mutual friend seemed to enjoy a fun-filled girls' night out at the Nice Guy in West Hollywood on Saturday. The trio dressed to the......
07:51, 07/29/2019

Sachin Tendulkar Gets A Shave From 'Barbershop Girls' Of Uttar Pradesh An ad going viral shines the spotlight on the incredible story of the barbershop girls of Uttar Pradesh - Neha and Jyoti. It has even led to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar to get a shave from them....
07:51, 05/04/2019

Rape of 2 teenage girls leads to suspension for 6 Mexican cops Mexico City police have suspended six officers as part of the investigations into the alleged rape of two teenage girls after hundreds of protesters filled city streets demanding justice....
23:51, 08/14/2019

Congress Slams UP Government Over Alleged Atrocities Against Women, Girls The Congress on Sunday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh over alleged atrocities against women and girls, claiming that a "jungle raj-like eclipse" has been cast over law......
21:00, 06/23/2019

Tennis: Tunisian Jabeur shining a path for Arab girls When Ons Jabeur takes on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Wimbledon first round next week she will not just be playing for herself, she will fly the flag for Africa....
00:51, 06/30/2019

Jeffrey Epstein was sent three 12-year-old French girls as ‘birthday gift’ Jeffrey Epstein once had three 12-year-old girls from poor families flown in from France as a sick birthday present for himself, according to newly unearthed court documents....
02:17, 08/20/2019

The Spice Girls really do have a positive message. It just took me 20 years to get it | Emma Brockes Thanks to my kids’ reaction to Geri and co’s comeback, I’ve found myself retroactively convinced by Girl PowerI was 19 years old when the Spice Girls’ first single came out and already outside the upper age limit of their target market. I remember se...
17:00, 07/26/2019

Girls having a slumber party fight off naked intruder: cops Two 10-year-old girls from California having a slumber party “fought off” a naked creep who sneaked in through a window and tried to sexually assault them, cops said. “I would like to commend these young ladies,” explained Fre...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein busted for trafficking underage girls to NY: source Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is facing sex-trafficking charges involving several underage girls he allegedly brought to New York from out of state — and who weren’t part of his previous prosecution, The Post has learned. The new allegations al...
01:51, 07/08/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

US Billionaire Financier Lured Underage Girls For Sex Acts: Prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and......
20:00, 07/08/2019

Spice Girls review – nostalgia, branding and bad British values Croke Park, DublinThe Poshless group give the fans what they want, but union jacks and product placement can’t cover a lack of materialOf all the things that might have derailed the Spice Girls’ reunion, a lack of interest wasn’t one – there are 80,0...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Girls in Cameroon defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams YAOUNDE – When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon’s capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and......
10:17, 05/22/2019

Cops bust perv for luring young girls to car, pleasuring himself Cops busted a man who allegedly lured at least two young girls to his car and pleasured himself in front of them — and authorities said Friday there may be more victims. Eddie Rodriguez, who is out on parole after serving a prison stint for robbery a...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Kim Kardashian's Latest Beauty Collection Pays Tribute to All of the '90s ''It'' Girls '90s babies, rejoice! Kim Kardashian is throwing it old-school and paying homage to all of the '90s queens with her upcoming KKW Beauty launch. From Aaliyah to Kate Moss to the......
05:51, 08/06/2019

Girls Trip director Malcolm D. Lee joins the squad for Space Jam 2 Well, it looks like Space Jam 2 really is happening, with LeBron James filling the Michael Jordan role, Sonequa Martin-Green possibly playing his wife, and Don Cheadle playing some third character, and now Deadline says that director Terence Nance ha...
00:34, 07/17/2019

Conjoined Twin Girls Successfully Separated After 50 Hours of Operations Surgeons announced on Monday that they have separated conjoined twin sisters after multiple surgeries that took more than 50 hours to complete. Two-year-old Safa and Marwa Ullah underwent three surgeries carried out between October 2018 and February ...
12:17, 07/16/2019

CBSE Class 12 Results Declared, 2 Girls Are Joint Toppers Two girls are the joint toppers of the CBSE Class 12 exams, the results of which were declared today. Around 13 lakh students appeared for the exam which began on February 16....
11:17, 05/02/2019

Lawsuits: Schools knew girls were sexually assaulted, taped NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The public school district of metro Nashville, Tennessee, is accused of not protecting its students from a known sexual harassment problem that involved female students being sexually assaulted, secretly recorded and then bull...
12:00, 05/13/2019

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert review – the glamour of New York The Eat, Pray, Love author’s romp through 1940s Manhattan is a glorious, multilayered celebration of womanhoodThere are some writers who are destined to be judged on one outlandish success. Daphne du Maurier resented Rebecca until her dying day, and ...
16:00, 06/08/2019

These Girls’ Soccer Players Joined Boys’ Leagues. And Dominated. Spanish clubs like Barcelona, Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are increasingly testing their girls’ teams in leagues filled with boys’ teams. Is this the future of women’s soccer development?...
06:17, 06/06/2019

Jeffrey Epstein donated $15k to UES all-girls school blocks from mansion Multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein donated significant sums of money to several schools in the US and abroad — including to an exclusive all-girls school blocks from his Upper East Side mansion, an analysis of his finances found. Epstein don...
09:17, 07/13/2019

Downtown Girls Basketball is a glamorous squad of models, creatives People stop and stare — and often sneak photos during games. But the women of Downtown Girls Basketball are used to it. The all-female team, which is made up of models, artists, filmmakers, gallerists, authors and fashion designers, meets every Tuesd...
01:00, 08/18/2019

Crack addict tried killing man in London after listening to ‘West End Girls’ In a near-deadly case of life imitating art, lawyers for a schizophrenic crack addict say he traveled to the West End of London — after listening to the Pet Shop Boys song “West End Girls” — and tried killing a man because he ...
02:34, 06/20/2019

A School With No Heat or Computers but Many College-Bound Students. Mostly Girls. At an Afghan mountain school, there are no computers, lights or heat. Even books are few. Yet 90 percent of graduates get into college. Most of them are girls....
13:34, 06/27/2019

Spice Girls fans complain of 'awful' sound at Dublin gig Mel B acknowledges complaints about Croke Park comeback performanceThe Spice Girl Mel B has said she hopes the sound “will be much, much better” at the reformed band’s next show, following complaints about the first gig of their stadium reunion tour....
19:34, 05/25/2019

Polish lawmaker panned for excusing priest who abused girls Poland’s opposition lawmakers are demanding that a ruling party member stop working on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors after he allegedly tried to justify the actions of a priest convicted of pedophilia...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Employee at kids club showed porn to two girls: cops AMES, Iowa — An Ames resident has been accused of showing pornography to girls under the age of 13 while he worked at the Ames Boys and Girls Club. Story County court records say 18-year-old Bobby Chase is charged with two misdemeanor counts of showi...
17:17, 08/07/2019

Prosecutors: Jeffrey Epstein exploited 'dozens' of underage girls Federal prosecutors charged billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Monday in an indictment that says he sexually exploited "dozens" of minor girls in New York, Florida and other locations over a period of three years....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Girls in Tech Catalyst inspires women not to be ‘hidden figures’ The Girls in Tech Catalyst conference featured speakers who wanted to inspire women to excel in technology jobs. They told women not to be "hidden figures."Read More...
23:17, 06/20/2019

More than 42K tips in Delphi murder case of 2 teenage girls, cops say Tipsters have flooded a task-force investigating the murders of two Indiana teenage girls with more than 42,000 emails and calls since the case began, Indiana State Police said Monday....
19:51, 05/06/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Cyberbullying is on the rise, and girls report 3 times more harassment than boys There's a rise in cyberbullying nationwide, with three times as many girls reporting being harassed online or by text message than boys.       ...
16:34, 07/26/2019

Beat 'em up revival 'River City Girls' arrives September 5th WayForward thinks it has a simple way to keep the River City formula fresh: reverse the roles. It's releasing River City Girls, a revival of the side-scrolling brawler that has high school girls Kyoko and Misako laying waste to everyone between...
15:51, 07/05/2019

Victoria and David Beckham wish Spice Girls good luck Victoria Beckham has wished her fellow Spice Girls good luck as they start their comeback tour - and husband David has also posted his own message of support....
19:00, 05/24/2019

007 film must treat Bond girls properly, says Waller-Bridge Fast cars, martinis and Bond girls are core parts of the formula for 007 films, but one of those elements is set for a change in the latest adventure....
13:51, 06/01/2019

Mayor of town where only girls are born offers reward for any couple who has a boy This town brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “ladies only.” Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
14:51, 07/25/2019

The Dead Girls Detective Agency and More Snapchat Original Shows to Know About Solving murders is a tough enough job. Solving your own murder is hauntingly difficult. That's the idea behind the popular Snap Original The Dead Girls Detective Agency, which returns for a......
17:34, 08/09/2019

Booze, sex, drugs, cops: The seedy sitcom lives of ‘Florida Girls’ Outrageous “Florida man” headlines have become cultural in-jokes — but get ready for “Florida Girls.” The new half-hour comedy, premiering Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Pop, follows a group of twenty-something women who are forced to confront their stagnan...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Christian Co-Ed Schools Regarded "Highly Unsafe" For Girls' Future: Court The Madras High Court on Friday observed that there was a general feeling that coeducational study in Christian educational institutions was "highly unsafe" for the future of girl children and though......
04:17, 08/17/2019

Brooklyn Jewish girls’ school first in NYC to install bullet-resistant doors In the wake of the latest mass shootings, a Crown Heights yeshiva for girls is the first school in NYC to install metal security doors aimed at protecting kids from active shooters, The Post has learned. The first door of 90 planned for the Bnos Mena...
08:34, 08/11/2019

A church helped him found an orphanage in Kenya. Then he sexually abused 4 girls there Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man sexually molested four teenage girls at a Kenyan orphanage he founded with a church's help.        ...
21:34, 07/12/2019

Mel B addresses sound issues on first stop of Spice Girls tour after complaints Mel B is addressing complaints of sound issues at the Spice Girls first tour stop in Dublin, saying things will be "much better" at the next stop.        ...
01:51, 05/26/2019

A decade ago, these girls weren’t allowed to play lacrosse. Now they inspire a reservation. For the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the U.S.-Canada border in New York, a high school girls' lacrosse team has been tied to a cultural resurgence for the tribe and helped empower girls at a time when indigenous women face a great risk of viole...
16:34, 06/17/2019

"Bengali Boys Sweep Floors, Girls Bar Dancers": Tathagata Roy's Latest Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy has delivered another shocker, commenting that Bengal's greatness is gone and Bengalis are "sweeping the floors" or "are bar dancers in Mumbai". He was offering his......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
00:00, 06/04/2019

Spice Girls' comeback show marred by 'horrific' sound problems The Spice Girls have kicked off their eagerly-awaited reunion tour - but some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "horrific" sound problems at the show....
14:51, 05/25/2019

Mom praying with teens outside abortion clinic tells of clash with Dem: 'I was concerned for my girls' A mother, who along with her two teenage daughters and their teenage friend, were harassed and threatened by a Democratic state representative last month during Easter weekend for praying in front of an abortion clinic spoke about her experience on "...
11:34, 05/08/2019

Police honor pizza delivery man who rescued girls from alleged abuse LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark Buede was honored Tuesday by the Lexington Police Department. Police say ...
13:17, 06/19/2019

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the patriarchal ideas built into it. One project hopin...
14:51, 06/06/2019

‘2 Broke Girls’ writer Liz Astrof finds laughs in her home life, too TV comedy writer Liz Astrof (“2 Broke Girls,” “King of Queens”) periodically takes her two kids on so-called “Guilt Trips” (so named because she works overtime all the time). It’s one of countless hilarious tales relayed in “Don’t Wait Up: Confession...
05:51, 08/04/2019

Sierra Leone school defies state ban on pregnant girls in class When Mariatu Sesay realized she was pregnant at 14, one thing scared her more than the social isolation she felt in the classroom: Sierra Leonean law banned her from attending school at all because she was expecting....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Teens ran crew of girls, boys linked to muggings, assaults: cops A pair of 13-year-old girls who allegedly run a crew of young people that’s been terrorizing Upper Manhattan residents since at least April have been busted, cops said Monday. The two girls, who are believed to be the ringleaders of the fresh-faced g...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Over 30 years ago, The Baby-Sitters Club made space for girls from all backgrounds It began in 1985 with Ginny’s Babysitting Job, a popular novel offered by Scholastic Corporation’s Arrow Book Club. Jean Feiwel, an editor at the publishing giant, noted the story’s popularity and quickly identified a robust interest in babysitting n...
21:51, 08/15/2019

Ivory Coast accident kills Spanish woman, injures 10 girls MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Foreign Ministry says a Spanish woman has been killed and 10 Spanish girls have been injured in a traffic accident in the Ivory Coast. The ministry said Sunday that the accident occurred Saturday when the bus they were tra...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Financier Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking charges involving girls American financier Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sex trafficking as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
10:00, 07/09/2019

2 dead in Japan after man attacks girls from school founded by Quebec nuns A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls and adults as he walked toward a school bus parked at a bus stop just outside Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 before killing him...
17:17, 05/28/2019

Black Mirror Continues the Trend of Making Teenage Girls the Punchline Black Mirror dives into teen stardom with “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too,” an overall OK episode that I’d feel stronger about if it didn’t pair its futuristic tech with an outdated vision of teenage girls.Read more......
21:51, 06/06/2019

Why the Spice Girls inviting Theresa May to their reunion show is not girl power The Spice Girls say it’s all about ‘people power’ now. But their endorsement of the prime minister suggests they have really, really, really forgotten their original messageBack in the 90s, we had girl power. In 2019, according to Emma Bunton, we hav...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Kylie Jenner Twins With Her ''Mini Me'' Stormi Webster Before Having a Girls' Night Out Like mother, like daughter! It looks like Kylie Jenner has a little "mini me" on her hands. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took to Instagram on Saturday evening to show......
01:51, 07/01/2019

Jeffrey Epstein had 'vast trove of lewd' photos of girls: Prosecutors Federal prosecutors on Monday called wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein a "serial sexual predator" as they asked a judge to hold the former pal of President Donald Trump and ex-President Bill Clinton without bail....
21:51, 07/08/2019

When Sam Gordon was 9, she beat boys at football. Now she wants a high school league for girls. Gordon's lawsuit has several school districts and Utah's activities association playing defense over their refusal to offer girls’ tackle football as an intramural or varsity sport....
18:17, 05/02/2019

Spice Girls tour suffers 'awful' sound problems for second night Fans of the Spice Girls are demanding refunds after the girl group's long-anticipated reunion tour was plagued by sound problems for the second consecutive night....
17:17, 05/28/2019

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the Internatio...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Exorcists Called as Mass Hysteria Takes Over Malaysian School Girls A school in Malaysia was shut after a dark spectral figure was reported taking over children’s minds in what is being called a case of “mass hysteria”, a psychological phenomenon that has been recorded throughout history. School authorities shut the ...
23:18, 08/11/2019

Financier Epstein pleads not guilty to U.S. sex trafficking charges involving girls American financier Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sex trafficking as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Giving back to the local community, volunteering at Boys and Girls Club TUCSON – A group of mattress executives in town for a bedding convention gave back to the Tucson community on Tuesday, May 7th. For the past three years, workers from King Koil Mattress have sponsored event for local children. This year they st...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Lindsey Vonn works to empower young girls by going to camp this weekend Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn remembers meeting Picabo Street, which showed how having a role model can make a difference in a young person's life.       ...
10:17, 08/17/2019

| Romania suspect admits killing two teenage girls, charged with murder A man in Romania has admitted to killing two teenage girls including a 15-year-old whose disappearance this week shook the country and claimed the scalp of the police chief, the suspect's lawyer has said....
10:51, 07/30/2019

Creep arrested for groping girls on line for Coney Island coaster A creep was busted after groping two young girls while waiting to get on a roller coaster at Coney Island, cops said Sunday. The 28-year-old, Evan Reslien, is accused of grabbing a 13-year-old girl’s shoulder and butt at about 10 p.m. Saturday ...
17:17, 06/16/2019

Gym teacher caught on video touching dozens of first-grade girls: prosecutor A former gym teacher at an Ohio elementary school allegedly touched 28 first-grade girls inappropriately, often grabbing their backsides or positioning them to straddle him, a prosecutor said. John Austin Hopkins, 25, of Springboro, was indicted Mond...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Marsai Martin’s Advice for Young Black Girls With Hollywood Dreams Marsai Martin must be protected at all costs. The youngest executive producer in Hollywood and Black-ish star is not only making major moves for herself but wants to see other young black girls producing on the big screen, too. In the above clip, she...
23:51, 07/03/2019

U.S. financier Epstein lured underage girls to his mansions for sex acts: prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Mexican women demand justice for girls allegedly raped by police Protesters in Mexico City have demanded justice after two teenage girls were allegedly raped by police officers in separate events in the capital. In one case, four policemen still haven't been arrested....
06:51, 08/13/2019

Khloe Kardashian Shows Off Toned Abs in Hot Pink Bikini During "Girls Trip" Khloe Kardashian's vacation to Turks and Caicos is something out of a dream. Khloe, her daughter True Thompson, Kourtney Kardashian and their friends Malika Haqq, Khadijah Haqq McCray......
07:00, 05/20/2019

‘Derry Girls’ creator: Irish unrest is unlikely balm in ‘scary’ times Set in conflict-torn 1990s Northern Ireland, the hit sitcom is about four schoolgirls living their lives against the backdrop of military checkpoints and the occasional bombing....
23:17, 08/07/2019

Trump called Epstein a ‘terrific guy’ who enjoyed ‘younger’ girls before denying relationship with him “It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side,” Trump said about Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier charged with sex trafficking, in a 2002 article in New York Magazine....
05:34, 07/09/2019

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.       ...
14:34, 07/23/2019

Khloe Kardashian and True Thompson Are Living Their Best Lives on Family Girls' Trip Khloe Kardashian and True Thompson are enjoying some R&R on a girls' trip in a beautiful location. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and her 1-year-old daughter are......
01:17, 05/19/2019

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese traffickers lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has shocked the Islamic country, S. Khan reports from Islamabad....
13:51, 05/11/2019

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese gangs lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has shocked the Islamic country, S. Khan reports from Islamabad....
18:17, 05/11/2019

That time the Warriors tried to draft girls' basketball star out of high school Denise Long of Union-Whitten had one of the most storied prep careers in Iowa history, but nothing prepared her for being drafted by the NBA in 1969.       ...
18:34, 06/18/2019

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
20:34, 05/17/2019

Minnie Mouse takes the helm as Disney cruise captain to inspire girls Move over, Mickey, there's a new captain at Disney Cruise Line. Disney hopes Captain Minnie will inspire more female leaders in maritime industry        ...
22:34, 05/03/2019

Mel B Addresses Sound Issues That Plagued Spice Girls' Reunion Tour Opener The Spice Girls reunion tour experienced its first major hiccup on its very first day. Returning band mates Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell Horner and Mel C took to the stage at Croke......
00:51, 05/26/2019

With millions of girls ‘at risk’ today of genital mutilation, UN chief calls for zero tolerance Female genital mutilation, is “an abhorrent human rights violation” still affecting women and girls around the globe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated in his message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, marked on Wednesday...
19:17, 04/28/2019

A killer confessed to the murders of 5 women and 2 young girls. Police just discovered the 4th body Police in Cyprus are continuing operations to retrieve the remains of more victims in what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
14:34, 04/30/2019

Emma Stone denies injury caused by fall at Spice Girls concert Star hurt shoulder in a slip at home, says source, not in Wembley gig mishap – and claims forthcoming Cruella movie shoot will not be delayedLa La Land star Emma Stone has denied that a shoulder injury that may disrupt the new 101 Dalmatians prequel ...
15:17, 06/26/2019

The Derry Girls are right – a boycott won’t change Northern Ireland abortion law | Anna Cafolla Concentrating on entertainment industry boycotts only lets politicians off the hook and hurts those who can least afford it“You can be sure I will fight tooth and nail to move Insatiable to a state that will protect our rights,” Alyssa Milano said re...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Every Time the Spice Girls Playfully Shaded Victoria Beckham Over Skipping Their Reunion Tour Is it too late to "say you'll be there," Victoria Beckham? As the Spice Girls gear up for their highly-anticipated reunion tour, the iconic girl group has been playfully......
23:34, 05/17/2019

Mel B responded to fans complaining about 'awful' sound during the Spice Girls' first reunion tour show Dave J. Hogan/Getty Images Spice Girls members Mel B (Scary Spice), Emma Bunton (Baby Spice), Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice), and Melanie C (Sporty Spice) kicked off their Spice World tour by performing at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland on Friday. Fan...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," a report obtained by CNN partner CBC says....
11:00, 06/03/2019

Security Installation Man Sentenced To Life in Prison for Secretly Recording Girls at Homes He Serviced A 39-year-old man in Oklahoma who installed home security systems for a local company was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for hiding cameras in homes and secretly recording girls who lived there.Read more......
00:34, 08/23/2019

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
01:51, 06/20/2019

After concussions ended her soccer career, a former star is helping girls avoid a similar fate Girls’ soccer players are suffering brain injuries at nearly the same rate as football players. For one, the sport brought her six concussions and severe lasting effects....
13:51, 08/20/2019

Nude photos of underage girls found at Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home: feds The feds found naked photos of young girls while searching Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home, prosecutors alleged Monday. At a press conference, Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman said investigators “seized evidence including nude photo...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to charges of sexually exploiting 'dozens' of underage girls Federal prosecutors charged billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Monday in an indictment that says he sexually exploited "dozens" of minor girls in New York, Florida and other locations over a period of three years....
23:17, 07/08/2019

Big Sean has happy kids on his hands as he unveils studio at Boys & Girls Club in Detroit The rapper's new facility on the west side was already full of music Saturday as Big Sean kicked off his second DON Weekend of community activities.        ...
18:51, 08/19/2019

Army recruiter who called himself 'Colorado batman' allegedly solicited girls as young as 10: police An Army recruiter who called himself "Colorado batman" on social media was arrested Monday on suspicion of soliciting girls as young as 10, authorities said....
07:17, 07/17/2019

YouTube star gets 10 years for persuading underage girls to send him sexually explicit videos YouTube singer Austin Jones has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for asking underage girls to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves to prove that they're fans....
14:00, 05/05/2019

Who is Ghislaine Maxwell, the woman accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein ‘procure’ underage girls? British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has been accused in civil court documents of playing a key role in Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged child-sex-trafficking ring....
23:51, 08/13/2019

Too many men think teenage girls are fair game. That gave Jeffrey Epstein cover | Moira Donegan Epstein is an extreme example of how heterosexual pedophilia is both normalized and often cast as aspirational: the reward for male successJeffrey Epstein may well take a lot of powerful men down with him. A new indictment on sex trafficking and cons...
01:51, 07/11/2019

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. Enough of that. Enough of not going out”...
22:17, 08/06/2019

Seized Photos of Nude Girls Deepens Questions About Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 Deal The new indictment of the financier could prompt a reckoning for the Justice Department, which has been accused of mishandling the case a decade ago....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang's Paper Girls might end up being Amazon's answer to Stranger Things Okay, so get this: There’s this series that’s been running for a few years now, right, about a bunch of tweens trying to live their lives in the 1980s Midwest, riding their bikes, shooting the shit, and just generally coming of age. The only problem:...
05:34, 07/13/2019

Trophy times two: Bullis track and field boys and girls dominate respective leagues The girls won their sixth straight Independent School League title in the afternoon; the boys took their third straight Interscholastic Athletic Conference championship at night....
06:51, 05/12/2019

Angela Bassett to Receive Icon Award at 2019 Black Girls Rock! Ceremony There are certain things we can always depend on being fact: Water will always be wet, fire will always be hot and the world would be lost without black women. Facts are facts, America.Knowing that black women make the world go ‘round, BET is once ag...
01:51, 08/20/2019

Pushed out and punished: One woman's story shows how systems are failing black girls Black girls don’t misbehave more, experts say, yet they often receive more severe penalties for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein due in federal court after sex trafficking arrest, preyed on young girls, prosecutors say Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will make his first appearance in a New York City federal court Monday after being arrested over the weekend on new sex-trafficking charges where federal prosecutors allege he preyed o...
17:34, 07/08/2019

Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox Tease Friends Reunion During Girls' Night The one where we're extremely jealous we didn't get an invite... Friends co-stars and real-life BFFs Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox--Rachel Green, Phoebe Buffay......
16:00, 06/24/2019

Richard Roper mines loneliness for comedy in charming debut 'How Not to Die Alone' A lonely man lies about having a family to save face. Now, his boss wants to meet him. It makes for a charming story in Richard Roper's debut novel.        ...
23:17, 05/29/2019

Comedy Central's "Deez Thrones" highlights Game of Thrones' race problem Comedy Central’s “Deez Thrones” focuses on the black women of Westeros who, in this new parody, are less interested in battling the White Walkers than they are in attending “The Black NOT Ethnically Ambiguous People Of The Seven Kingdom’s Meet Up.” T...
02:51, 05/14/2019

Comedy Bang! Bang! does the damn thing with a 10-hour 10th anniversary episode Last week, Comedy Bang! Bang!, a longtime staple of every comedy nerd’s podcast feed, celebrated its tenth anniversary. That’s no small feat. Ten years ago, most people didn’t know what podcasts were, and those who did thought the entire medium was a...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Surprise! R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' shocks the box office, hits No. 1 with $21M Even with a R-rating, the tween comedy 'Good Boys' pushed 'Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw' to second place and beat out 'The Angry Birds Movie 2.'        ...
07:51, 08/19/2019

'Toy Story 4' exclusive: Check out the four comedy legends joining Woody, Buzz and the gang 'Toy Story 4' brings back Woody and the gang but also introduces Betty White, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Carol Burnett as a quartet of baby toys.        ...
20:51, 06/03/2019

Instagram star behind viral 'Queer Eye,' Kim Kardashian impressions talks comedy, coming out Instagram comedian Benito Skinner reflects on his journey from closeted high school football player in Idaho to viral social media star in New York.        ...
20:17, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sexually abusing teenage girls, surrounded himself with influential network of defenders The alleged sex trafficker, who previously pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for prostitution, used power, money and charm to make powerful connections....
03:34, 07/10/2019

USC gynecologist charged with abuse sold photos and videos of girls he met in hotel rooms while abroad, prosecutor says A former University of Southern California gynecologist charged with sexually assaulting girls during exams also sold photos and videos of girls he met in his hotel room while traveling overseas, a Los Angeles prosecutor alleged Tuesday, according to...
10:17, 07/10/2019

Let’s Hear It for the Girls: Marsai Martin Talks Stardom and STEM at the 6th Annual ComEd Icebox Derby What’s hot, cold and giving girls a chance to excel in STEM? ComEd’s 6th Annual Icebox Derby, which took place in Chicago on Saturday. The sun was high over the city’s Daley Plaza, but so, too, was the momentum, as 30 girls on six teams completed the...
22:17, 08/05/2019

Shots fired at SUV driven by pregnant City Girls rapper Yung Miami near recording studio Shots were fired at a luxury SUV driven by City Girls rapper Yung Miami, but police in Florida say she wasn’t injured.        ...
05:17, 08/07/2019

R. Kelly held in jail without bond, after prosecutor argues he poses 'danger' to young girls if set free E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP A federal judge ordered R. Kelly to be held in jail without bond on Tuesday after warnings that the singer would pose an extreme danger to young girls if set free. US District Judge Harry Leinenweber said un...
08:51, 07/17/2019

Danny Baker receives standing ovation at first comedy show since he was sacked by BBC over 'racist' Tweet Former BBC presenter Danny Baker received a standing ovation after taking to stage for the first time after the Twitter scandal that lost him his job....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Tough talk and wish fulfillment struggle for control of Mindy Kaling's talk-show comedy Late Night The hook of the new comedy Late Night is supposed to be the sight of Emma Thompson, as a veteran network talk show host, reacting with flinty skepticism to a scrappy novice writer played by Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the film. But the project’s rea...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Lady Gaga said she may not be 'considered a part of' the LGBTQ community even though she likes 'girls sometimes' and it started a conversation about bisexual exclusion Kevin Winter/Getty Images Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance Friday at New York's WorldPride celebration outside the Stonewall Inn and addressed the crowd that reportedly included thousands of people, according to the Associated Press. During her ...
03:00, 06/30/2019

Surprising No One, Georgetown Study Confirms Previous Findings on Adultification Bias—by Listening to Black Women and Girls In 2017, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity released Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood (pdf), providing concrete data that adults typically perceive black girl...
16:51, 05/16/2019

Mel B slams fellow Spice Girls Geri Horner and Victoria Beckham, talks Eddie Murphy split and Zac Efron hookup Mel B tells all in a new interview with Piers Morgan, from her split from Eddie Murphy and her divorce from Stephen Belafonte to her true feelings about Geri "Ginger Spice" Horner and Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham — though she was somewhat coy about ...
21:17, 05/26/2019

How zombie comedy 'The Dead Don't Die' pulled off THAT gruesome scene with Selena Gomez Selena Gomez makes a memorably gory appearance in the zombie comedy "The Dead Don't Die," her first live-action role since 2016.        ...
21:34, 06/15/2019

Spice up your life: Stay overnight in the iconic Spice Girls bus, now listed on Airbnb Spice Girls fans now have the opportunity to stay over in the original Spice Bus from the 1997 movie "Spice World" for a limited time in June.        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Police seek man 'after three girls were inappropriately touched at Waterloo station' Police investigating allegations that three teenage girls were inappropriately touched while at Waterloo station have released an image of a man they want to speak to....
11:51, 06/11/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issu...
01:17, 05/31/2019

Rosa Salazar to star in, executive produce 'The Bang Bang Girls' Rosa Salazar, best known for starring in "Alita: Battle Angel," has signed on to star in an executive produce a new comedy-drama film titled "The Bang Bang Girls."...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein lost interest when girls ‘lost their braces’: detective Jeffrey Epstein lost all sexual interest in his alleged victims as soon as they “lost their braces and their pubescent look,” according to a former cop who’s been investigating the convicted pedophile for more than a decade. But Eps...
19:51, 07/21/2019

Judge Judy hopes to give girls 'confidence' Judge Judith Sheindlin wants young women to "understand that they are equal, powerful people," and says her legendary TV show is "a gift that keeps giving." (May 29)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Report: YouTube Recommended Videos Of Underage Girls After Viewers Watched Erotic Videos (CNBC) — In the aftermath of the discovery earlier this year that pedophiles had infiltrated comment sections of YouTube videos with children, the Google-owned video platform disabled comments on many videos of children. But researchers say dis...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Mel B 'upset' that Victoria Beckham skipped Spice Girls reunion tour Victoria Beckham didn't show up at the Spice Girls' most recent tour stops in London, and Mel B is not happy about it.        ...
02:51, 06/19/2019

Spice Girls ''Wannabe'' Emma Stone Meets Baby Spice For the First Time: See the Pics It's safe to say Emma Stone is a total "Wannabe" Spice Girl. Of course, any fan of the La La Land actress knows that she is a huge fan of the British girl band. Over the......
04:51, 06/14/2019

Emma Bunton claims Spice Girls 'love the drama' of hook up rumors Emma Bunton insisted that the group is amused by the salacious headlines about "Scary Spice" Mel B and "Sporty Spice" Horner hooking up in the 1990s.        ...
01:51, 05/02/2019

Authors of punk history mainstay Please Kill Me preparing an oral history of Charles Manson and his "girls" First published back in 1996, Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain’s Please Kill Me helped kick off a new trend in the world of music journalism, employing the oral history format to allow people—from all levels of fame and success—to tell their own storie...
23:00, 08/10/2019

China's Lei Ye wins US Girls' Junior Championship Lei Ye of China won the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship on Saturday, beating Jillian Bourdage of Tamarac, Florida, 1 up in the 36-hole final at SentryWorld        ...
23:51, 07/27/2019

Ball boys and ball girls keep play flowing at Wimbledon Like a blue streak, the ball boys and ball girls scamper across the green grass of Wimbledon as fast as they can, gobbling up tennis balls one after another in order to keep play flowing        ...
01:34, 07/06/2019

Finally, I think my son looks like I did at his age If only I had more baby photos of me to checkThere is a resemblance. Now that my son has gotten a bit older – read: has grown a discernible chin – people are more willing to say he takes after me, appearance- wise. Of course, when he was a week or so...
15:51, 06/30/2019

'Friends' girls night brings Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston back together "Friends" stars Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston met up for a girls night and shared smiling photos from their reunion.        ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Girls’ Side and Boys’ Side? Not at These Summer Camps Sleep-away programs for L.G.B.T.Q. youth offer all the standards — s’mores, canoeing, friendship bracelets — plus gender-inclusive cabins and courses on identity....
00:34, 05/23/2019