Sunday, August 18, 2019
Lena Waithe is riding into “Westworld.” Variety has learned that Waithe has signed on for a role in the upcoming third season of the HBO drama series. The exact nature of Waithe’s role is being kept under wraps. Waithe previously starred in and...
New machine learningtechnologies, user interfaces and automated content creation techniques are going to expand the personalization of storytelling beyond algorithmically generated news feeds and content recommendation. The next wave will be software-generated narratives that are tailored to the tastes and...
Tom Selleck is working on a memoir, and it won’t just be about acting. The “Magnum P.I.” star has a deal with Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The book, announced Monday, is currently untitled and does not yet...
It's not just that President Donald Trump has been spouting nonsense at a greater rate, although he is. What's new is that his false statements are becoming more bizarre. He said this week, for example, that his Bronx-native father...
Everyone’s talking about Joe Biden. In the past week, several women have said the former vice president and senator, who is mulling a 2020 run, made them uncomfortable with his overly familiar style of touching—his “tactile” style, as he...
Attendees of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival are dubbing it “Fyre Festival 2.” A logistical meltdown on Friday night caused more than 50,000 concertgoers to wait for hours for shuttle buses to take them from the island of Virginia Key to...
Joe Craft, the chief executive of one of the nation’s biggest coal companies and a major Republican bank roller, is on the verge of moving even closer into the White House inner circle. President Donald Trump proposed in February that...
For years, Uber tried to bulldoze ahead of Lyft and other rivals through a mix of aggressive fundraising and dirty tricks. At one point in 2017, Uber’s former CEO, Travis Kalanick, was caught bragging on video that it was “a piece of...
The House will vote Tuesday whether to override the President's first veto in a largely symbolic effort that reflects the new era of divided government under President Donald Trump. It's a steep hill to climb for opponents of Trump's national...
The Treasury Department said Thursday that the US was slapping new sanctions on two Chinese shipping companies accused of aiding North Korea — and a day later, President Trump canceled them. “It was announced today by the US Treasury that...

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