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Bill O’Reilly Says People Who Died From Coronavirus “Were on Their Last Legs Anyway”

Bill O’Reilly has some very “interesting” thoughts on wave of deaths due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The disgraced former Fox News host appeared on his former colleague Sean Hannity’s radio show Wednesday (Apr. 8) and it sounds like he doesn’t have a lot of sympathy for those who have died of the virus, saying that those who succumb to the virus tend to be older and are more likely to have other health problems anyway. “Many people who are dying, both here and around the world, were on...
Tags: Usa, New York, News, Jazz, Fox News, Bernie Sanders, Reilly, Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, HANNITY, Centers for Disease Control, Fox News Bill O Reilly, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Mississippi Barber Dies of Coronavirus After Continuing to Cut Hair During Pandemic

A beloved Mississippi barber has died of COVID-19, and a number of social media posts suggest that he may have contracted the virus while still cutting hair during the nationwide quarantine. 46-year-old Eugene Thompson, the owner of Taper Nation and Taper Nation 2 barbershops, died Saturday (Apr. 4) at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS after testing positive for the novel coronavirus two weeks prior. The barber last posted on Facebook on March 17th, saying he “felt a little [achy]” and had a s...
Tags: Facebook, News, Mississippi, Cdc, Jazz, Jackson, Jacksonville, Thompson, Eugene, Jackson Mississippi, St Dominic, Human Interest, Sad News, Dedra, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Radiohead to stream concerts for shut-ins

I'm a lifelong fan of Radiohead, and I feel like so much of their music foresaw the emotional tone of the moment we're in now. Now that you have no choice whether or not you fancy a quiet night in, we hereby present the first of several weekly live shows coming to Radiohead’s @YouTube channel. Starting tomorrow 10pm UK/2pm PT/5pm ET with Live From a Tent In Dublin: — Radiohead (@radiohead) April 8, 2020 “IN LIEU OF EMPTINESS, some entert...
Tags: Post, Music, UK, News, Radiohead, Dublin, Quarantine, Radiohead Public Library, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid19, Quarantine Life, Music For Shut-ins, Pandemic Music, Radiohead 's YouTube

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” to Film Season 12 Reunion Remotely From Their Homes Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The Atlanta Housewives will finally have the chance to settle their differences, start some new beef, and throw lots of shade … from the comfort of their homes. After previously being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been confirmed that The Real Housewives of Atlanta will shoot a reunion special for season 12. For the first time ever, the reunion will be shot remotely with all the housewives and host And Cohen filming from their own homes. Cohen shared the news on his SiriusXM s...
Tags: TV, Celebs, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, Pop Culture, Jazz, Rhoa, Cohen, Nene Leakes, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Atlanta Housewives, Eva Marcille, Cynthia Bailey, Porsha Williams

Texas Teen Arrested for Threatening to Spread COVID-19: “If I’m Going Down, All You Motherf**kers Are Going Down!”

Texas police have arrested 18-year-old Lorraine Maradiaga after she posted a video on Snapchat claiming to be intentionally spreading the COVID-19 virus, according to new reports. “I’m here at Walmart about to infest every motherf**ker,” she says in one of the social media posts. “Because if I’m going down, all you motherf**kers are going down.” Throughout her many posts, Maradiaga is seen coughing and claiming that she was infected with the virus that is causing a worldwide pandemic, as well...
Tags: Videos, Wtf, Texas, Crime, News, Social Media, Walmart, Snapchat, Jazz, Arrested, Carrollton, Denton County Jail, SMH, Really, That's What You Get, Stupid Kids

YNW Melly Says He’s Dying From Coronavirus in Prison, Begs Judge for Early Release

Incarcerated rapper YNW Melly is begging a judge to release him from prison because he feels like he’s dying from coronavirus. The Florida rapper’s attorney, Bradford Cohen, recently filed court docs claiming the Florida rapper, who is behind bars while awaiting his double murder trial and recently tested positive for coronavirus, is having trouble breathing and suffering from severe chills, headaches and body aches. Cohen said in the court docs, obtained by TMZ, that Melly currently weighs 114 ...
Tags: Florida, Celebs, Crime, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Cohen, Melly, Broward County Jail, Bradford Cohen, YNW Melly, YNW Juvy, Bortlen, Coronavirus, COVID-19, CDC Melly

Colbert, Fallon, Kimmel to co-host fundraising concert for coronavirus health workers

Lady Gaga announces event featuring Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney, and many more
Tags: Music, News, Trends, World Health Organization, Lady Gaga, Global Citizen, Movies & TV, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Colbert Fallon Kimmel, Billie Eilish Paul McCartney

Tom Dempsey, Legendary NFL Kicker Who Set Record for Longest Field Goal, Dies of Coronavirus at 73

Tom Dempsey, a legendary NFL kicker best known for his record-setting 63-yard game-winning field goal back in 1970, died Saturday (Apr. 4) from complications from coronavirus, his family confirmed to the Times-Picayune. He was 73 years old. Dempsey was born without toes on his right foot and without fingers on his right hand, but was able to excel as an NFL kicker thanks to a small, specially designed flat shoe he wore on his kicking foot, which is now on display at the Pro Football Hall of Fame...
Tags: Football, Sports, New Orleans Saints, Denver Broncos, NFL, Pop Culture, New Orleans, Jazz, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles, Louisiana, Saints, Dempsey, Canton Ohio, Ashley, Los Angeles Rams

YG Believes We’re Being Told to Stay Inside Amid Coronavirus Pandemic to Hide New 5G Towers Being Built

YG is the latest celebrity to suggest that there’s a link between 5G wireless network towers and the global coronavirus pandemic. According to the California rapper, government officials all over the world are telling all of us to stay inside so that we are oblivious to the construction of 5G wireless towers … and not because they want us to help slow the spread of COVID-19. YG took to his Instagram stories Saturday (Apr. 4) with his wild conspiracy theory, writing: “They telling us stay in the ...
Tags: UK, Celebs, Instagram, California, China, NHS, Hip Hop, Yg, Pop Culture, Jazz, Conspiracy Theories, Keri Hilson, Melling, Hilson, Oh Really? Please Tell Me More, Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport

Italian Doctor Strangled to Death by Boyfriend Because He Falsely Thought She’d Given Him Coronavirus

An Italian doctor was strangled to death by her nurse boyfriend on Tuesday (Mar. 31) because he thought that she had given him COVID-19, Italian authorities reported. Tests were performed that found neither had contracted the virus. Antonio De Pace, 28, called police in the early hours of Tuesday to tell police that he had killed his girlfriend, 27-year-old Lorena Quaranta. When first responders arrived at the scene, they found the deceased Quaranta along with De Pace, who had attempted to kill ...
Tags: Facebook, Wtf, Murder, News, Italy, Jazz, Strangled, Really, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Attempted Murder-suicide, Antonio De Pace, Lorena Quaranta, Quaranta, De Pace

Man Upset Over Losing Job Amid Coronavirus Pandemic “Talked to God” Before Shooting Girlfriend & Killing Himself

One man is dead and a woman is in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after an attempted murder-suicide on Tuesday (Mar. 31) in Pennsylvania. The man, 38-year-old Roderick T. Bliss IV, was apparently distraught over the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that he had recently lost his job. The pressures eventually took their toll, and the man snapped. He disappeared into the basement of the Northampton County home he shared with his longtime girlfriend, a 43-year-old woman who h...
Tags: News, Bliss, Pennsylvania, Jazz, Rutgers University, St Luke s Hospital, Northampton County, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Attempted Murder-suicide, Roderick T Bliss, Amanda Stylianou

Man Survives Spanish Flu, Great Depression, WWII & Now COVID-19 Just in Time for His 104th Birthday

In the midst of all the madness surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the world received some much needed good news on Wednesday (Apr. 1). A WWII veteran who had been diagnosed with the deadly virus has apparently recovered, and just in time to celebrate his 104th birthday. William Lapschies—a resident at the Edward C. Allworth Oregon Veterans’ Home in Lebanon, Oregon—was diagnosed with coronavirus in March along with 14 other residents, reports indicate. While two of the affected have since passed...
Tags: Videos, News, Wow, Jazz, Elderly, Bill, Good News, Brown, Jim Brown, Human Interest, Lebanon Oregon, Coronavirus, COVID-19, William Lapschies, Edward C Allworth Oregon Veterans Home, Lapschies

With Tours Canceled, Venues Closing, And Futures Uncertain, Musicians Flock To Twitch

Popular musician Marc Rebillet’s March 17 Twitch stream—the first in his “Quarantine Livestream Tour”—began just like his other shows: Wearing a silken robe, he improvised a series of songs based on topic suggestions from his audience. People asked for songs about the apocalypse and toilet paper. About an hour and a…Read more...
Tags: Music, Science, Streaming, Twitch, Trivium, Code Orange, Grimecraft, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Marc Rebillet

Old artistic forms find new mediums in uncertain times

Music, art and theatre are moving online as cultural workers adjust to lockdown The post Old artistic forms find new mediums in uncertain times appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, Artists, Live Music, Jazz, Friday, Livestreaming, Concerts, Goodman Gallery, Lockdown, Shirin Neshat, Quarantine, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Centre for the Less Good Idea, How to Disappear, Lindiwe Matshikiza

Final Season of “Empire” Cut Short Due to Coronavirus Pandemic, Series Finale to be Revamped AGAIN

As if the series coming to end wasn’t bad enough, there’s even more bad news for Empire fans. According to Deadline, the show’s final season has been cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. Empire was slated to have 20 episodes in its sixth and final season. However, only 18 episodes had been completed, with some footage for episode 19 logged before production was shut down due to the pandemic. Producers have to drop the original series finale and are now scrambling with editors to create a s...
Tags: TV, Entertainment, Fox, Pop Culture, Jazz, Empire, Taraji P Henson, Jussie Smollett, Cookie Lyon, Smollett, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Empire final season

Tekashi 6ix9ine Released From Prison Early Due to Coronavirus

UPDATE (3:05 p.m. EST): Tekashi 6ix9ine is officially a “free” man! Sources exclusively confirmed to Gossip On This that the rapper was released from custody at the Queens Detention Facility in Jamaica Wednesday afternoon (Apr. 1) and is now at the Bronx Community Reentry Center. The Bronx Community Reentry Center is basically a facility that houses inmates after they get out of jail and are getting released back into the general world (i.e. “halfway house.”) Story developing… Original article:...
Tags: Celebs, Court, US, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Manhattan, Jazz, Jamaica, Paul Engelmayer, Florio, Bureau of Prisons, Inner City Press, Engelmayer, Tekashi 6ix9ine, Tekashi, Coronavirus

Coronavirus Tunes: A Brief Playlist for Our Times of Self-Isolation

What follows is a brief self-quarantine playlist I assembled while alone in my room during the time of coronavirus, along with a series of personal reflections and interpretations of how each song reflects the lonely, frightening times of global pandemic we are currently living through. I hope that this playlist offers some comfort in the time of coronavirus. You may be alone, but you're not alone. This playlist is also available on Spotify. Keep Reading
Tags: Music, Rock, Pop, David Bowie, Blues, The Specials, Joy Division, Playlist, Robyn, Bad Religion, R.E.M, List this, Ted Hawkins, Music feature, COVID-19, Love in the time of coronavirus

Florida Megachurch Pastor Arrested for Holding 2 Large Sunday Services Defying “Safer At Home” Order

The pastor of a megachurch in Tampa Bay, Florida has been arrested after he broke the law by hosting not just one, but TWO packed out services on Sunday (Mar. 29), deliberately defying the law amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said he decided Sunday night to seek an arrest warrant against River at Tampa Bay Church Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne for “repeatedly” violating social distancing orders from the president, CDC and local authorities. “His reckless di...
Tags: Florida, Crime, News, Cdc, Church, America, Jazz, Arrested, Hillsborough County, Tampa Bay Florida, TWO, Mugshot Madness, Howard Browne, You Big Dummy, Rodney Howard Browne, Tampa Bay Church

60 People Attended Choir Rehearsal in Washington State, 45 Contracted Coronavirus & 2 Have Died

Officials in Washington state are saying that a choir rehearsal in Skagit County is responsible for at least 45 new cases of coronavirus and two deaths. The Skagit Valley Chorale held their weekly rehearsal at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church earlier this month, despite reports that COVID-19 was quickly spreading across Washington state. The highly contagious bug had already killed several people in the Seattle area, which is about an hour’s drive to the south, but Skagit County hadn’t reported ...
Tags: News, Washington, Jazz, Times, Seattle, Smith, Los Angeles Times, Ucla, Burdick, Sixty, Skagit county, Skagit County Washington, Coronavirus, COVID-19, People Attended Choir Rehearsal, Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church

The 'Super Bad Transmittable Contagious Awful Virus' song, a parody of 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!'

You need this. So do I. Ladies and gentlemutants, this is Daniel Matarazzo performing his ode to coronavirus, 'Super Bad Transmittable Contagious Awful Virus!.' It's a parody of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, from the 1964 musical 'Mary Poppins.' I love this man and I love his song so very much. Tom Lehrer, reincarnated, and stuck at home during a pandemic. LYRICS: Now when a virus comes along that’s spreading like a plague and POTUS and his lackeys have been nothing if not vague Well t...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Entertainment, Cdc, Funny, Disney, Daniel, Mary Poppins, Tom Lehrer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid19, Making The Best Of It, Daniel Matarazzo

Get your quarantine on — the best in live virtual entertainment

The M&G rounds up the best in at-home options to keep you entertained during lockdown The post Get your quarantine on — the best in live virtual entertainment appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Facebook, Music, Instagram, Youtube, Dance, Article, Fans, Artists, Live Music, Miley Cyrus, Party, Livestream, Miguel, Global Citizen, Quarantine, Stay At Home

Your Weekend Justice #286: Meanwhile, in a Laurie Anderson Song…

When you really, really, really wanted to hear Death Cab for Cutie, you’d go to a coffee shop. Tuffley In a world that looks like Uwe Boll’s remake of Damnation Alley, we bring you the latest episode of Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 Audio Trainwreck. Agenda: This is the world we live in nowSirius XM madnessTerry Gross vs. Tom BakerScott has all the toilet paper (shh, don’t tell anyone)Lacking a freaking beakRenFests and plaguesResurrection recipe argumentA drunk...
Tags: Health, Books, Games, Music, Television, Movies, Podcasts, Drugs, Alcohol, Weekend Justice, Libraries, Switzerland, Sirius Xm, Kiss, Zazzle, Bruce Willis

Shut in sounds: Devotchka—Done With Those Days

This little ditty from Devotchka's 2018 album This Night Falls Forever, is both beautiful AND timely. The masks. The coming storm. the promise to be there for one another. Love it. Image: YouTube
Tags: Video, Music, News, Devotchka, COVID-19, Shut In Sounds, Dustbowl

A-Z of COVID: a Crazy, Over-the-top and Very Indian Dictionary of the virus that turned you into a hostage in your own house for 3,528 hours

Sure, a virus and a disease that has killed thousands is not a laughing matter. But WTF when everybody is WFH… *** A for Antakshari Traditional time-pass of “Yale” grads (tatkal scheme) to humour plebs during #JanataCurfew, the voluntary but mandatory dress rehearsal for lockdown. *** B for Baby Doll A celebritidiot who carries a “high viral load” to four parties in three cities in five days. Usage: “you are never too old to play with this baby doll… if you have survived this long”. **...
Tags: Travel, Music, Wtf, Television, Media, Films, India, Unilever, Yale, Caa, Donald Trump, Wuhan, Bangalore, London Business School, Economic Times, Corona

Pennsylvania Woman Arrested for Coughing on $35K Worth of Food at Grocery Store That Had to Be Thrown Away

In the midst of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic that’s seeing stores emptied of food, cleaning supplies and paper products across the country, a Pennsylvania woman decided to play a “twisted prank” that forced a local grocery store to throw away $35,000 worth of food and landed her in jail. On Wednesday (Mar. 25), 35-year-old Margaret Cirko, “who police know to be a chronic problem in the community,” according to a social media post, walked into a Hanover Township Gerrity’s and purposely coughe...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Office, Walmart, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Jazz, Why Would You Do That, Hanover Twp, Gerrity, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Cody Lee Pfister, Joe Fasula, Margaret Cirko

New Jersey Man Charged With Making Terrorist Threats for Coughing on Grocery Store Worker & Saying He Has Coronavirus

A New Jersey man is facing criminal charges after intentionally coughing on another person and claiming to be infected with the COVID-19 virus that has led to worldwide quarantines. 50-year-old George Falcone has been charged with making terrorist threats, obstruction, and harassment after an incident at a Wegmans Food Store in Freehold, according to reports. Falcone was shopping on Tuesday (Mar. 24) when an employee asked him to step back from an open display of prepared foods. According to a s...
Tags: Wtf, Crime, News, Walmart, Pennsylvania, Missouri, New Jersey, Jazz, Freehold, Monmouth County, Falcone, Really, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Cody Lee Pfister, George Falcone

3-Week-Old Baby in New York is Youngest Person in U.S. to Test Positive for Coronavirus

A three-week-old baby in Long Island, New York has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus, making the infant the youngest person in the United States to contract the disease. Fox News reported that the newborn was treated at NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola for several days, but is now home recuperating. The report comes amid fears from health experts that younger people are more susceptible to COVID-19 than they originally thought. As the coronavirus continues to plague the country, health ...
Tags: New York, News, California, Cdc, Babies, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, Jazz, Fox News, Andrew Cuomo, Long Island New York, Mineola, Long Island NY, Week Old Baby, Coronavirus

Kentucky Resident Who Attended “Coronavirus Party” Defying Social Distancing Orders Now Has Coronavirus

A group of young adults in Kentucky hosted a “coronavirus party” to defy orders from state and federal officials to socially distance, and now one of them has tested positive for coronavirus, Governor Andy Beshear said Tuesday (Mar. 24). Andy Beshear said the partygoers intentionally gathered “thinking they were invincible” and purposely defying guidance from state and federal officials to practice social distancing. “This is one that makes me mad,” the governor said. “We have to be much better ...
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