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The reckoning with Dr. Seuss’ racist imagery has been years in the making

The business that preserves Dr. Seuss’ legacy announced Tuesday that six of the celebrated author’s books for children will stop being published because of racist imagery. The move has both sparked backlash from conservatives who call it another example of “cancel culture” and reignited debate over promoting classic but problematic books. The announcement came on Read Across America Day, […]

The Dr. Seuss Empire Is Only Getting Bigger After Discontinued Books Send Sales Soaring

On Tuesday morning, Seuss Enterprises, which handles the estate of Dr. Seuss, announced that it would discontinue six of its less popular titles due to racist imagery. None of the books—If I Ran the Zoo, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, McElligot’s Pool, On Beyond Zebra!, Scrambled Eggs Super! and The Cat’s Quizzer—are Seuss […]

Jodie Foster thanked Aaron Rodgers at the Globes but didn’t set him up with Shailene

While accepting the 2021 Golden Globe for supporting actress in a motion picture, Jodie Foster thanked her costars, her wife, her dog, her fellow nominees and … Aaron Rodgers. Yes, that Aaron Rodgers. The “Mauritanian” actress raised eyebrows during the virtual ceremony by name-checking the famous quarterback, who also happens to be engaged to Foster’s scene partner Shailene […]

MILEY CYRUS JUST RESPONDED TO LIL NAS X’S ‘HANNAH MONTANA’ TIKTOK—WATCH

In case you didn’t know, Miley Cyrus and Lil Nas X are pretty good friends. This is largely due to Lil Nas X’s chart-topping collaboration with Billy Ray Cyrus on “Old Town Road – Remix.” In fact, the trio even performed the iconic collab together during Miley Cyrus’ Glastonbury set in 2019. During the set, Cyrus also covered a Metallica classic which appears on her upcoming […]

Ex-Michigan health director got payout in confidentiality deal

Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration agreed to pay former state health department director Robert Gordon $155,506 in a separation deal that also required the two sides to maintain confidentiality about the circumstances that led to his abrupt departure. The agreement is the clearest evidence yet that the split between Gordon, a central figure in […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo: MVP’s fourth quarter heroics reaching new levels

Despite some MVP caliber efforts from Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks have not been a good team in the fourth quarter this season. Entering Sunday’s game against the LA Clippers, the Bucks had won just one game this season when trailing or tied entering the fourth quarter. That put them at a sizeable disadvantage as they trailed the […]

Outriders Review in Progress: Demo Impressions

Since seeing our first hands-on preview of Outriders last summer, I’ve been cautiously optimistic about People Can Fly’s new co-op shooter/RPG. I was disappointed by the latest delay, but as a consolation prize, Square Enix has released the first act on schedule as a demo for us to start forming impressions off of. After spending the last day or […]

Anti-LGBTQ coalition targets Equality Act in the name of America’s children

A new initiative backed by a coalition of right-wing organizations is courting lawmakers and parents in an effort to stop the passage of the Equality Act — a federal LGBTQ rights bill — and promote policies targeting transgender Americans at the federal and state levels. Backed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, Family Policy Alliance, Heritage […]

Pregnant Meghan Markle Wore a $30 Dress During FaceTime Call with Prince Harry and James Corden

While Harry and the television host took a bus tour around Los Angeles in a segment that aired Thursday on The Late, Late Show with James Corden, the pair FaceTimed Meghan after making a stop at the original home used in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Although her dress was barely visible, during her brief cameo Meghan, who is […]

Replacing Malik Beasley will be a team effort for Minnesota Timberwolves

Even with two days off, there hasn’t been much time for new Timberwolves coach Chris Finch to let things soak in. Too much to do. Finch, who got his job Monday, spent much of Thursday meeting each player one-on-one. This coming on the heels of jumping into the mix in Milwaukee and coaching the team […]