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Marci Vogel's Playlist for Her Novella "Death and Other Holidays"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Awarded the 2017 Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize, Marci Vogel's novella Death and Other Holidays is a lyrical and thoughtful exploration of grief. NPR Books wrote of the book: "Dea...
Tags: Music, Bruce Springsteen, Hollywood, California, George Harrison, Los Angeles, Reagan, David, Gang, Va, Marilyn Monroe, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Grinch, Joni Mitchell, Lapd


‘Five Feet Apart’ Trailer: It’s ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ But with Cystic Fibrosis

If The Fault in Our Stars warmed your heart and also made you stream crocodile tears, then you’re probably already looking forward to Five Feet Apart. Not unlike the aforementioned adaptation of John Green’s book, this movie follows a 17-year old girl named Stella (Haley Lu Richardson of Split) who is afflicted with cystic fibrosis, keeping her confined to a hospital and unable to make human contact. That becomes all the more challening when she meets a fellow cystic fibrosis patient named Will...
Tags: Movies, Ansel Elgort, Romance, Drama, Shailene Woodley, Movie Trailers, Will, John Green, Stella, Adam Sandler, Cole Sprouse, Riverdale, CBS Films, Haley Lu Richardson, Five Feet Apart, Stella Grant Haley Lu Richardson


30 Teen Actors That Could Be the Next Ghostbusters

BEGIN SLIDESHOW 30 Teen Actors That Could Be the Next Ghostbusters Yesterday the bombshell news dropped that Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air, Young Adult) would direct the next Ghostbusters movie, taking up the mantle from his father Ivan Reitman. While details are still scarce, The Hollywood Reporter brought word that Reitman is looking to cast four teens in the movie, two boys and two girls. With that in mind, ComingSoon.net is giving you the rundown on 30 potential teen actors that ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Ansel Elgort, Horror, Oscar, Bill Murray, Ricky Gervais, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Adam Sandler, Harold Ramis, Reitman, Billy Magnussen, Ivan Reitman, Movie News, Jason Reitman Juno


The Morning Watch: Creating L3-37 for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’, Are Spoilers Good For You & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how Lando Calrissian’s droid counterpart L3-37 was created by Industrial Light and Magic for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Plus, learn why science says that spoilers for movies might actually be good for...
Tags: Movies, Conan, Visual Effects, Adam-sandler, Conan O Brien, Chris Farley, Lando Calrissian, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Tommy Boy, Video Essay, Industrial Light And Magic, Conan-OBrien, The Morning Watch, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Late Night with Conan O'Brien


Stage Director Liesl Tommy Set To Direct Aretha Franklin Biopic

Stage director Liesl Tommy set to direct Aretha Franklin biopic Deadline reports that the upcoming MGM-produced Aretha Franklin biopic has enlisted stage director Liesl Tommy, the Tony Award-winner of the 2016 production Eclipsed, to helm the upcoming project. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standA...
Tags: Movies, Nbc, Aretha Franklin, Netflix, Oscar, Broadway, Nashville, Detroit, Trevor Noah, Voice, MGM, Adam Sandler, Hudson, Jennifer Hudson, Roll Hall of Fame, Franklin


5 Questions for Self-Growth for a New Year

The adrenaline that pushed you through December has worn off and you’re feeling the January blahs. That’s not uncommon. In fact, January 24 is on record as being the most depressing day of the year, due to a combination a factors: Christmas bills, broken resolutions, and dark and dreary weather. However, if you are brave enough to sit with the uncomfortable feelings of this depressing time of year, January can be a period of important personal growth. With a new year, we get a blank page of pap...
Tags: Psychology, Research, Stress, Personal, Self-help, Creativity, Adam Sandler, New Year's, Personal Growth, Mental Health And Wellness, Motivation And Inspiration, Inspiration & Hope, New Year's Resolution, Overwhelm, Carlile, Schwartz


5 Questions for Self-Growth in the New Year

The adrenaline that pushed you through December has worn off and you’re feeling the January blahs. That’s not uncommon. In fact, January 24 is on record as being the most depressing day of the year, due to a combination a factors: Christmas bills, broken resolutions, and dark and dreary weather. However, if you are brave enough to sit with the uncomfortable feelings of this depressing time of year, January can be a period of important personal growth. With a new year, we get a blank page of pap...
Tags: Psychology, Research, Stress, Personal, Self-help, Creativity, Adam Sandler, New Year's, Personal Growth, Mental Health And Wellness, Motivation And Inspiration, Inspiration & Hope, New Year's Resolution, Overwhelm, Carlile, Schwartz


A new year means another wave of growth for Southern California casinos

As some Southern California casinos wrapped up multi-million dollar expansions throughout the year, others were just getting started with announcements of increased gaming space and new hotels and the debut of splashy new pool complexes. As the new year gets underway, casino-goers will get to see some of the projects fully realized and others beginning to take shape. Here’s a look back at some of the developments that have happened in the last year, and what’s looming on the horizon for the casi...
Tags: Casinos, Sport, Green, Things To Do, Soccer, New Orleans, Construction, Coachella, MMA, Adam Sandler, Casino, Palm Springs, Southern California, Weiner, Pala Casino Spa, San Jacinto


Adam Sandler Gives a Heartwarming Tribute to Chris Farley with a Wonderful Song

In case you didn’t hear, Adam Sandler has an original comedy special on Netflix, and unlike most of the movies he’s released over the past couple decades, it’s actually a return to hilarious form for the comedian who got his start doing goofy songs and silly characters on Saturday Night Live. Along with the funny storytelling and roster of all-new original song, there’s one particular moment that you might be surprised to have pull at your heartstrings. Adam Sandler’s 100% Fresh comedy special ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Netflix, Adam-sandler, Video Clips, Chris Farley, Sandler, Tommy Boy, Adam Sandler Chris Farley


Adam Sandler remembers Chris Farley in a heartwarming song

On December 18, 1997, comedian Chris Farley died of a drug overdose. He was just 33. Some 21 years later, his buddy Adam Sandler has written and performed a sweet, though sad, tribute song in the late comedian's honor as part of his new Netflix special Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh. screenshot via SNL/YouTube
Tags: Post, Video, Comedy, News, Netflix, Tribute, Adam Sandler, Chris Farley


The Ten Best Andy Samberg Roles

The Ten Best Andy Samberg Roles Andy Samberg is one of the funniest comedians in Hollywood.  He spent seven years on Saturday Night Live and killed it with his impressions of Nicholas Cage and Rick Santorum, among many others.  However, it was his digital shorts that really put him on the map. He, along with his Lonely Island bandmates, brought back the pre-recorded comedy sketch in a big way and really made a name for himself.   Now, he is out there headlining his own comedy films, winning...
Tags: Amazon, Feature, Hbo, Movies, Nbc, France, La, Fox, Brooklyn, Williams, Justin Bieber, Rick Santorum, Saturday Night Live, Justin Timberlake, Purchase, Natalie Portman


The Colorado Eagles Put on a Show

The Colorado Eagles, the first-year AHL club and back-to-back ECHL champions, served up some interesting hockey Friday night as they took on the San Diego Gulls in Loveland. The Colorado Avalanche affiliate showcased a lot of young talent mixed with a fair balance of veteran players. Troy Terry tries to score on Pavel Francouz (by Jordan Reyes courtesy of the Colorado Eagles) The Eagles sit in the middle of the Pacific Division pack. They are three points behind the division-leading San Jose B...
Tags: Colorado, Sport, Christopher Walken, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Santa, Pacific, Will Ferrell, Terry, Adam Sandler, Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, Eagles, Lewis, Logan


The Ultimate Comedy Workout Motivation Montage

A mashup of the greatest pump up moments in comedy history Need to get motivated for a workout, but nothing can motivate you to hit the gym? There have been many training montages and pump up videos on the internet, but can famous sports and action stars really be more motivating than comedians? Get ready to get PUMPED UP and burn off that winter weight with a little inspiration from the greatest comedians who ever tried physical activity and lived to tell the tale! The Key To A Good Pu...
Tags: Amazon, Humor, Funny Or Die, Ben Stiller, Terry, Adam Sandler, Tom Clancy, Jim Ryan, Jack Ryan, Danny McBride, Chris Michael, Charles MuzardWriter, Ryan CoopersmithExecutive, Old School Will Ferrell Step


The Ultimate Comedy Pump Up Montage

A mashup of the greatest pump up moments in comedy history Need to get motivated for a workout, but nothing can motivate you to hit the gym? There have been many training montages and pump up videos on the internet, but can famous sports and action stars really be more motivating than comedians? Get ready to get PUMPED UP and burn off that winter weight with a little inspiration from the greatest comedians who ever tried physical activity and lived to tell the tale! The Key To A Good Pu...
Tags: Amazon, Humor, Funny Or Die, Ben Stiller, Terry, Adam Sandler, Tom Clancy, Jim Ryan, Jack Ryan, Danny McBride, Chris Michael, Charles MuzardWriter, Ryan CoopersmithExecutive, Old School Will Ferrell Step


10 Best Thanksgiving Songs

In addition to eating too much and watching football, Thanksgiving in the United States is a day to give thanks for the many things we have to be grateful for, and their's nothing like great music to help express it.  Here are our picks: "Alice's Restaurant" - Arlo Guthrie "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" - Sly & The Family Stone "Thank You" - Dido "The Thanksgiving Song" - Adam Sandler "Thank You For The Music"- Abba "Thank You Lord" - Bob Marley "Thank You" ...
Tags: Music, United States, Bob Marley, Adam Sandler, Alice, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Arlo Guthrie, U Alanis Morissette, Thanksgiving music, Thanksgiving songs


/Filmcast Ep. 494 – Widows (GUEST: Aisha Harris from the New York Times)

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Jason Reitman’s latest film The Front Runner, praise Melissa McCarthy’s performance in Can You Ever Forgive Me, and get moved by Adam Sandler’s latest Netflix special. Later, Aisha Harris joins us to discuss Widows. Follow Aisha on Twitter. Be sure to check out David’s new podcast, Write Along. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook. Listen...
Tags: Movies, David, Netflix, New York Times, Jason Reitman, Stan Lee, Adam Sandler, Melissa Mccarthy, Jeff, Aisha, William Goldman, Slashfilmcast, The Show, David Devindra, Eero, Facebook Listen


Marisa Tomei Joins Liev Schreiber in Human Capital

Marisa Tomei joins Liev Schreiber in Human Capital Deadline reports that Academy Award-winning actress Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny, What Women Want) has signed on to play the role of Carrie in the forthcoming film adaptation Human Capital, based on Stephen Amidon’s 2005 novel of the same name. Tomei will be joining Alex Wolff as Ian and Golden Globe nominated actor Liev Schreiber (Spotlight, Ray Donovan) as Drew, who’s also set to serve as the film’s producer through his Illuminated Content...
Tags: Movies, Jack Nicholson, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Human Capital, Adam Sandler, Oren Moverman, Golden Globe, Ian, Vinny, Carrie, Marisa Tomei, Tomei, Moverman, Celine Rattray, Trudie Styler


Hollywood Vs The Algorithm

Tech companies are about the data. For instance, when the techs discover that the photo of an A List celebrity gets less clicks while the ad spot without the photo gets more clicks; what is the answer? Well, the answer is simple, promote the ad spot without the celebrity photo. But that may hurt the celebrity feelings. In other words, technology can measure consumers desires and wants, and Hollywood is fighting against it. But will tech companies cave to Hollywood or will Hollywood cave to tech...
Tags: Google, Music, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Netflix, Silicon Valley, Perspective, Adam Sandler, Jane Fonda, Jenji Kohan, Tech Companies, Hunt, Lily Tomlin, Los Gatos Calif, Netflix Inc, Frankie


10 Best Performances of Kathy Bates

10 Best Performances of Kathy Bates Kathy Bates has broken every mold that Hollywood has created and, in doing so, she has forged a career full of memorable characters and powerful performances. From Annie Wilkes to Dolores Claiborne, Molly Brown to Madam Delphine – Kathy Bates has proven to be one of the best actors, in any era, of any sex, in the world. Like the great-aunt you’ve always wanted (until she poisons the cookies she just baked you and then makes you write her an entire book), Ka...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, Jack Nicholson, La, Stephen King, America, Paris, Bill Clinton, Annie, Mike Nichols, Woody Allen, Owen Wilson, James Cameron, American Horror Story, Adam Sandler


Witherspoon & Aniston’s Apple Morning Show Drama Adds Bel Powley

Witherspoon & Aniston’s Apple Morning Show Drama Adds Bel Powley According to Deadline, Bel Powley (White Boy Rick), Karen Pittman (Luke Cage) and Desean Terry (Shameless) have officially been cast in Apple’s upcoming morning show drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. Powley is set to play the role of a driven production assistant named Claire Conway while Pittman and Terry will portray the roles of producer Mia Jordan and co-anchor Daniel Henderson, respectively. The series,...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Nbc, Reese Witherspoon, Netflix, Jennifer Aniston, TV News, Steve Carell, Terry, Adam Sandler, Jim Sturgess, Bel Powley, Aniston, PITTMAN, Witherspoon


10 Best Terry Crews Roles

10 Best Terry Crews Roles Terry Crews is a unique type of actor — one who is able to synthesize comedy with peak physical condition. It is a delicate balance, mastered by a precious few. The former NFL player has unfortunately been mostly relegated to bit parts and small cameos roles, but has gotten increasing burn lately. Rightfully so, Crews is a gifted comic actor. For this reason he has found consistent work with Adam Sandler and his Happy Madison Productions crew as well as the action f...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, NFL, Steve Carell, Chris Rock, Terry Crews, Adam Sandler, Kristen Wiig, Chris, Idiocracy, Wilson, Rodney, Sergio, Brooklyn Nine-nine, Maya Rudolph


Water Cooler: Halloween, Conjuring, Sabrina, Incredibles, Haunting of Hill House, Adam Sandler, Sorry To Bother You, Streets of Fire, The Mummy, Maniac, Red Dead Redemption 2

On the October 30, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman,  senior writer Ben Pearson , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). At The Water Cooler: ...
Tags: Utah, New York, Movies, Los Angeles, Netflix, Eli Roth, Adam Sandler, Peter, Ben, Brad, Jacob, Ben Pearson, Hill House, Sabrina, Peter Sciretta, Jacob Hall


Southern California casinos: Where to see concerts, comedy shows, MMA and more

In late July, country superstar Brad Paisley played Honda Center in Anaheim and Mattress Firm Amphitheatre in Chula Vista — two massive Southern California venues that host tens of thousands of fans. But less than two weeks after those shows, Paisley played an intimate gig at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa’s 2,101-capacity theater The Show in Rancho Mirage. When Pechanga Resort & Casino opened its new events center Pechanga Summit earlier this year, the resort booked celebs such as comedian Ada...
Tags: Comedy, California, Molly, Casinos, Amy Schumer, The Beatles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Joan Rivers, Broadway, Billy Joel, Paula Abdul, Espn, Theater, Las Vegas


The Morning Watch: ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark’ Retrospective, Adam Sandler’s ‘Phone Wallet Keys’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look back at the beloved children’s horror series Are You Afraid of the Dark? from Nickelodeon. Plus, Jeff Goldblum takes a look back at the various roles he’s played over the years, and Adam Sandler ...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Jurassic Park, Are You Afraid Of The Dark, Adam-sandler, Nickelodeon, Jeff-Goldblum, Sandler, Video Of The Day, The Morning Watch, 100% Fresh, Nickelodeon Plus


No Tricks Only Treats: These 13 Vehicles Were Made For Halloween!

With Mega Millions turning into Mega Billions these days, it makes you wonder what you might do with a winning ticket. Hence why we came up with this list of Halloween vehicles. Since money would then be no object, what “scary” vehicles would we put in the driveway? What vehicles would be a real treat this Halloween season? The Rundown The vehicles below are in no particular order, and our requirements were relatively simple. Mostly, they needed to have certain capabilities beyond the scope of...
Tags: Google, Feature, Hollywood, Fox, United States, Ford, Editorials, Autos, Fiat, Detroit Lions, Rex, Toyota, Gran Turismo, Chevy, Lincoln, Lists


Chris Rock Signs On To Direct Kevin Hart In Co-Parenting

Chris Rock signs on to direct Kevin Hart in Co-Parenting Deadline reports that comedian Chris Rock is in negotiations to return to the director’s chair for the upcoming Kevin Hart-starring comedy Co-Parenting at Universal Pictures. RELATED: Chris Rock Will Headline FX’s Fargo Season 4! Based on an original idea by Rock and Hart, penned by Black-ish‘s Yamara Taylor and produced by Girls Trip‘s Will Packer, the story follows a stay-at-home dad kicked to the curb by his CEO wife and the grueli...
Tags: Movies, Rock, Netflix, Kevin Hart, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Eddie Murphy, Will Packer, Hart, Packer, ComingSoon, Movie News, Secret Life of Pets, John Cheng, Yamara Taylor, Direct Kevin Hart In Co Parenting


On Comedy: Adam Sandler’s Netflix Special: His Most Satisfying Comedy in Years

The new show, “100% Fresh,” leans heavily on funny songs but also sentimentality, a combination that worked for our critic.
Tags: Television, News, Adam Sandler, Netflix Inc, Adam, Sandler, Comedy and Humor, 100% Fresh (TV Program