Disney’s latest fee: Paying to park overnight at resorts

The House of Mouse still wants more of your money. Obviously, last month’s price hike at its theme parks wasn’t enough for Mickey Mouse & Co. Now Disney wants to charge guests to park at its Orlando hotels! RELATED: Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again Disney’s new parking fees Beginning March… Read more

Eminem redirects rage from Donald Trump to NRA: ‘They love their guns more than our children’

Aging rapper Eminem, aka Marshall Mathers, has a new target of disdain: the National Rifle Association. The entertainer who served two years probation for carrying a concealed weapon – and who settled a civil lawsuit out of court after he was accused of pistol-whipping a man in June 2000 – says the NRA is responsible for… Read more

Oscars’ TV audience dropped � maybe to an all-time low, early ratings show

LOS ANGELES — The early ratings for ABC’s telecast of the 90th Oscars are down from last year and may be an all-time audience low. The broadcast, which lasted nearly four hours, averaged a 18.9 rating in the 56 overnight markets measured by Nielsen. That was down 16 percent from last year’s comparable figure, a 22.4… Read more

Stolen Degas painting found on a bus near Paris

A Degas painting stolen from a museum in Marseille nine years ago has been found on a bus near Paris, the French culture minister said Friday. Francoise Nyssen said customs officials found the pastel — thought to be worth around 800,000 euros ($893,000) — hidden in the luggage compartment of a bus stopped in a motorway… Read more

Che Guevara Artist Turns Brush to Ahed Tamimi

Fifty years ago, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick first shared his now-famous black-and-red poster print of Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara with the world. The image quickly became a universal symbol of resistance and anti-oppression following Guevara’s death in 1967 and is recognized across the globe. Now, Fitzpatrick is poised to do it again. This time, the subject… Read more

Meryl Streep says scrutiny over her Weinstein silence should be turned on Melania Trump

Actress Meryl Streep says curiosity over her silence regarding disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein should be directed at other women: First Lady Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump. The New York Times interviewed actor Tom Hanks and Ms. Streep for their upcoming movie “The Post,” but the conversation soon turned to Hollywood’s sexual misconduct scandals and the… Read more

For over 90 years, this Holocaust survivor’s art has kept him alive

When you step inside artist Kalman Aron’s modest apartment in Beverly Hills, a lifetime of creation surrounds you. The walls are covered in paintings and finished canvases are stacked on the floors, a dozen deep. The paintings range from portraits to landscapes to abstract works. They’re just a fraction of the roughly 2,000 pieces Aron says… Read more

Legendary actor Kirk Douglas turned 101, and his family celebrated him in the sweetest ways

Kirk Douglas,Michael Douglas,Catherine Zeta-Jones Kirk Douglas had a whole lot of help to blow out his many birthday candles! The Hollywood legend rang in 101 years on Saturday and was showered in tributes from his famous family, reported the Daily Mail. Watch the video RELATED: Catherine Zeta-Jones shares 17-year-old wedding photo and pays tribute to Michael… Read more

“Now I will carry him”: Shaun Cassidy shares tearjerking tribute to brother David

Shaun David Cassidy Actor Shaun Cassidy remembered his late brother David in a lovely tribute about their younger years. “The Partridge Family” star died from organ failure after a hospital stay from complications relating to his dementia. He was 67. Watch the video RELATED: David Cassidy’s on-screen little brother’s emotional tribute will break your heart Shaun… Read more

Why losing Tom Petty feels like losing a piece of ourselves

If you sing karaoke, you’ve probably performed “American Girl.” If you play guitar, you’ve likely strummed “Learning to Fly.” And if you’ve driven a car while celebrating some personal achievement or another, you’ve almost certainly belted out “Free Fallin'” at the top of your lungs as you drummed the steering wheel, just like Tom Cruise in… Read more

Restore old print photos with free software

Get your pictures perfect. You can touch up old print photos using free software. Mr Cup/Fabien Barral/Unsplash When you want to revisit an old digital photo, you can simply scroll through your past social media posts or open your favorite storage app. But what about those physical prints from your film camera days—are they still filling… Read more

Rural America: Where Sam Shepard’s roots ran deepest

By John J. Winters, Adjunct Professor of English, Bridgewater State University. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard died of complications from ALS on July 27, 2017, at his home in Kentucky. Jakub Mosur/AP When Sam Shepard died on July 27 the world lost one of the greatest playwrights of the past half-century. He was an artist… Read more

Bennington’s Suicide Is Cowardly, Korn Guitarist Says

While most people mourned the death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington Thursday, Korn guitarist Brian Head Welch accused him of being a coward. The musician took to Facebook to express himself after reports of Bennington’s suspected suicide by hanging went viral. “Honestly, Chester’s an old friend who we’ve hung with many times, and I have… Read more

?MSNBC, ?CNN, ?Fox News Make Millions ?Off President

Throughout his campaign and first six months of his administration, President Donald Trump has waged a war with the mainstream press such as CNN, The New York Times and many other outlets. He’s called them biased, “failing” or outright liars, and in almost any other world it would seem such an attack from the president could… Read more

ESPN Had Layoffs Because Of Cord-Cutters

Earlier this week, the sports media space reeled from the news that ESPN is laying off an estimated 100 employees. This week’s layoffs weren’t the first for ESPN, but still affected a deep bench of on-air and online employees, including personalities like Trent Dilfer and staffers like NBA guru Marc Stein. While certain corners of the… Read more

Stones’ ‘Exhibitionism’ packs nostalgic punch
CHICAGO — The Rolling Stones appearing on Chicago’s Navy Pier sounds like a latter-day Stones move: the one-time bad boys of Brit rock, drug criminals across multiple continents, the anti-Beatles, casting their lot with a carnival-midway tourist destination for the sake of another big payday. But while it is tempting to see “Exhibitionism,” the rich trove… Read more

Artist Says ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Breaches His Rights

The creator of the “charging bull” statue in Wall Street believes New York City has infringed his rights by installing a second statue next to the model without his permission. Italian-born sculptor Arturo Di Modica said the “fearless girl” statue of a young girl facing down the bull, put in place on March 7, changed the… Read more

Yes Joins Its ‘Heroes’ in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

“And we thought we waited a long time to get in the Hall of Fame,” said Rush bassist Geddy Lee, as he and Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson delivered a moving tribute Friday to progressive-rock giants Yes at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Brooklyn. RELATED: Rick Wakeman’s piano journey into Yes, Bowie… Read more

Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dies at 90

Chuck Berry, one of the most influential figures in American popular music, has died at age 90. Police were called to a medical emergency early Saturday afternoon, according to St. Charles, Mo, County police, according to the department’s Facebook page. Inside the home, medics found an unresponsive man and administered lifesaving techniques, according to the report.… Read more