Author: admin

For a Black Artist to Win Album of the Year, They Have to Make an Album of the Decade

For a Black Artist to Win Album of the Year, They Have to Make an Album of the Decade

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS

What more does she have to do?

Beyoncé lost. Again.

By now, you know what happened. For the third time, Beyoncé Knowles lost the Grammy for Album of the Year. But this time, it seemed …

Read more ›
Spotify Builds More Funny Ads Around User Data, This Time Saluting Goofy Playlist Names

Spotify Builds More Funny Ads Around User Data, This Time Saluting Goofy Playlist Names

Late last year, Spotify ran a very cool global out-of-home campaign based around its vast trove of listener data, with headlines referencing some of the more bizarre user habits it noticed throughout 2016.

The music streaming service has now unveiled …

Read more ›
People Tell Us About the Dumbest Trends and Fads from Their Schools

People Tell Us About the Dumbest Trends and Fads from Their Schools

"People at my high school allegedly shoved Cheetos up their asses. I was a non-conformist though."

Your school didn’t invent masochistic time-killers like The Circle Game or Bloody Knuckles. Nor were you the first to make questionable fashion choices like …

Read more ›
‘It’s Unbelievable’ — Washington State Supreme Court Says Florists Must Participate In Same-Sex Ceremonies

‘It’s Unbelievable’ — Washington State Supreme Court Says Florists Must Participate In Same-Sex Ceremonies

A man waves a rainbow flag while observing a gay pride parade in San Francisco, California June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A Christian florist violated state anti-discrimination laws when she declined to provide floral arrangements for a longtime customer’s same-sex …

Read more ›
Freedom – Or Freefall?

Freedom – Or Freefall?

PeopleImages via Getty Images

Imagine that everything is taken away from you. Forget your job. Forget your income, too. You have no home and no family you know how to contact.

Imagine that you have 45 days to rebuild. And …

Read more ›
Radio silence: Source says straphangers waited longer for help on snarled No. 7 train because of dead zone

Radio silence: Source says straphangers waited longer for help on snarled No. 7 train because of dead zone

A file photo shows a No. 7 train leaving a station. On Wednesday, riders on a No. 7 train heading to Grand Central Station in Midtown got snagged in an undwerwater tunnel when the subway’s emergency brakes engaged.

Tunnel vision, …

Read more ›
Donald Trump Jr.’s emails just sparked the most frustrating grammar debate

Donald Trump Jr.’s emails just sparked the most frustrating grammar debate

That’s Donald Trump Jr. to you.

When it comes to inspiring controversies this week, Donald Trump Jr. is the gift that keeps on giving. First there were the emails stating that junior would "love" to meet with a Russian government …

Read more ›
See How Tech Companies Got Together for a Day of Online Protest

See How Tech Companies Got Together for a Day of Online Protest

CreditBryan Thomas for The New York Times

For one day, tech companies big and small united on a common cause: to protest the government’s rollback of rules for the internet.

Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and hundreds of smaller tech companies …

Read more ›
Back To The Starting Line On Regulating For-Profit Colleges

Back To The Starting Line On Regulating For-Profit Colleges

Betsy DeVos has put the brakes on two Obama-era regulations aimed at protecting student borrowers. Beginning with two public hearings this week, one in Washington, D.C., on Monday and a second today in Dallas, the Education Department is asking stakeholders …

Read more ›
Quincy Jones Claims He’s Owed $30 Million From Michael Jackson Recordings

Quincy Jones Claims He’s Owed $30 Million From Michael Jackson Recordings

Quincy Jones is owed about $30 million in unpaid royalties from Michael Jackson’s estate, the veteran producer’s attorney told a jury on Tuesday.

Attorney Mike McKool delivered his opening argument in the trial, which is now underway in Los Angeles …

Read more ›