“And the winner is…” the tobacco industry? Yes, according to Truth Initiative, the national public health organization who has been finding clever ways to discourage teens from smoking in 2000. … Continue Reading Tobacco Wins the Oscars?
In anticipation of the 94th Oscars, Derek and Julianne Hough will be recreating some of the most legendary cinematic performances in a new special.
The good, the bad and the ugly – the Oscar and Razzie nominations are in!
How is it that the same movie could get nominations for both Oscars and Razzies? 2020 was a weird year indeed. Plus, all of the Oscar and Razzie nominations.
1929: And the Winner Is… Back on this day in 1929, the very first Academy Awards presentation was held during a private dinner for 270 guests at the Hollywood Roosevelt … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for May 16
It was on this day in 1865 that President Abraham Lincoln was shot at the theatre and in 1912, the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg!
1935: World Monopoly Day Though the complete history of who created the game Monopoly and when remain cloudy. Hasbro officially recognizes March 19, 1935 as the game’s anniversary and dubs … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for March 19
I wonder how many people from the Academy are second-guessing their choice to honor Elton John’s song over Cynthia Erivo’s from last night’s Oscars?
Whoa. I have to say, I was really surprised to see that this year’s Oscars was a lot less mean-spirited and politically-charged than in recent years. It was a refreshing change and hopefully one that will stick.