Author: Amy Davis

Zac Efron (“The Greatest Showman”) will be starring in a new film “The Iron Claw.” A drama from A24, the film is based on the lives of pro wrestling’s legendary Von Erich family. It is written and directed by Sean Durkin (“Martha Marcy May Marlene”). We know the film will follow “the story of the Von Erichs, a dynasty of wrestlers who made a great impact on the sport from the 1960s to the present day.” The film’s title “The Iron Claw” is even a direct reference to the family. It is the name of a trademark wrestling hold they…

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Wrestling mogul Vince McMahon will be voluntarily stepping down as CEO and Chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc (WWE). His daughter, Stephanie McMahon, will be taking over in the interim. But Vince will remain the head booker for the company’s on-air product and will keep his creative roles. This decision is due to a current probe into possible misconduct on the part of McMahon. A June 15th report from The Wall Street Journal detailed an investigation by the WWE into a $3 million payment, which was allegedly sent from McMahon to a female employee to cover up a consensual affair.…

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Oreo’s official TikTok and Instagram have announced a new flavor- Neapolitan! That’s right, Oreo will be giving their sandwich cookie spin on the classic tri-flavored treat. The snack will consist of vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry layers of cream. 3 layers will certainly be interesting to twist apart. It also swaps out the classic chocolate cookie for a waffle cone-flavored one. They will even have the signature waffle cone crisscross pattern stamped in. Just in case you forgot, this is a popular flavor of ice cream. https://www.instagram.com/p/Ce1QuhMtNBE/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link To be fair, this flavor is a bit of a cheat, since it’s really 3…

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Adobe has announced a pilot program in Canada to test a free, web-based, version of their Photoshop image editing program. Canadian users can sign up for a free Adobe account to access some of the program’s features. A spokesperson for Adobe told CNET that “all editing features are available.” It is also described as “freemium,” which means that some features may require a paid subscription or upgrade later on down the line. While there are many image editing programs on the market for free and paid, nothing has captured the market like Photoshop. “We want to make [Photoshop] more accessible…

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This year will mark the 25th anniversary for the sci-fi comedy “Men in Black.” In celebration, the film will be coming back to the big screen across the US! A restored 4K version will be shown for only 2 days this July. These special engagements will also have an exclusive interview with director Barry Sonnenfeld. The film follows the antics of world weary Agent K played by Tommy Lee Jones. And a new, overly eager, co-worker named Agent J played by Will Smith. They work for a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. Their job is to convince…

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Nightlights are a staple of childhood security. They kept monsters away and help you find the bathroom in the dark.  Imagine this common household item became a thing of nightmares. Japanese engineer Lanius did just that by creating a walking spider lamp nightlight.  On June 5th, Lanius shared a video of his creation. “The walking bedside lamp could be made. Now you are not afraid to wake up in the middle of the night and go to the toilet,” the post, which is translated from Japanese, reads. https://twitter.com/lanius/status/1463457645252153347?s=20&t=Mwt9nDbeyN-0dUsUjAO0Lg According to Huffington Post Japan, Lanius works as an engineer at an…

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Earlier this week TikToker Amanda Jones posted a video claiming she had a recipe for a “healthy drink that tastes just like Coke.” Since then, it seems all of TikTok has been rushing to try it.  “My Pilates instructor makes this drink, almost like, every day, I think she told me, and it’s a healthy alternative to a coke,” she says at the beginning of the video. Jones then pours a splash of balsamic vinegar over a cup filled with ice and adds a can of guava flavored La Croix. She swears it doesn’t matter what flavor or brand of…

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“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” turns 40 this year, and its impact on pop culture is immeasurable. But did you know on top of all the awards and critical acclaim, it also saved Reese’s Pieces? That’s right!  In 1978, Hershey Chocolate released Reese’s Pieces to the American market. The new candy did well, but by 1982, sales were starting to dwindle. It just so happens around the same time director Steven Spielberg was looking at potential product placement for his new film, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.”  Spielberg’s team originally approached the Mars Chocolate Company to use M&Ms in the pivotal scene when Eliot…

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American treasure LeVar Burton gave his thoughts on the recent spike in book banning during an interview on “The View.” Co-host Joy Behar asked his thoughts about the “ongoing push to ban important children’s books, especially about race, sexuality and basically American history.” Once she had finished, Burton gave a firm response of “Bullshit.” The censor was fast and bleeped it, but the audience definitely heard it, and responded with a round of applause and some cheers. https://youtu.be/QyGqnHMcgdY?t=408 “I’ll be absolutely candid and honest, it’s embarrassing that we are banning books in this country, in this culture, in this day…

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Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment are teaming up to bring Steven Spielberg’s beloved films “Jaws” and “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” to IMAX screens for the first time ever! The trailer for the new IMAX release of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” will premiere exclusively with showings of “Jurassic World Dominion” on June 10th. This is almost 40 years to the day after its original June 11th, 1982 theatrical opening. It will hit screens again on August 12th exclusively through IMAX. “Jaws” will be coming back to theaters beginning September 2nd, also exclusive to IMAX. It will also have Spielberg-approved RealD 3D screenings. That’s…

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