Film Review: Nerve


The game of “Nerve” is absurd and preposterous, so it’s only fitting it exists in a film that’s just as absurd and preposterous. It’s an online version of truth or dare without the truth, so sayeth the game’s robotic host. You can sign up as a watcher or player, with the former instigating the dares and the latter partaking in them. Those who sign up as players have all of their sensitive information collected in order to give the watchers an idea of what they’re afraid of. This also Read more [...]

The Sound of Laughter: Why the music business lends itself so well to comedy


Music and comedy have gone together for ages, ever since the first little ditty with nonsense words, or a dirty limerick put to music, all the way up to the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan, vaudeville and even “Weird Al” Yankovic. Comedies have used music to great effect in the past, whether it’s the crooning of Nick Rivers in “Top Secret,” the lip-synching to Queen in “Wayne’s World,” or the John Farnham sing-a-long turned riot in “Hot Rod,” and many others. But there is a Read more [...]

8 Work-at-Home Scams Every Freelance Writer Should Be Aware Of


If you’re a freelance writer, you likely feel the pressure to always have your next gig lined up, especially if you’re just getting started in your writing career. However, that drive to always have work can make you a potential target for scammers. Here are eight common work-at-home scams you should be aware of. The flatterer A smooth talking individual reaches out to you full of praise for your blog, your resume, or your social media posts. They insinuate they work with a publisher of some Read more [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 to Get Extra Promotional Boost with the Pirates of the Caribbean Comic Book


Not even the impending divorce of actor Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard could affect the promotions of the fifth installment of the pirate movie franchise, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” due to hit global theaters on May 26, 2017. As everyone knows, Johnny Depp is the main protagonist of the franchise playing the role of the unorthodox and funny Captain Jack Sparrow. Last month, he and Amber Heard confirmed that they are already divorcing after a whirlwind marriage that Read more [...]

Kim Kardashian Gives Fans a Peek into Saint Wests Wardrobe Fit for a King


Saint West is a little over five months old but he already possesses a wardrobe that is fit for a king. His mother, 35-year-old reality star Kim Kardashian took to social media on June 7 to give fans a peek into Saint’s wardrobe, which actually resembles that of his father, rapper Kanye West. Saint’s custom designer collection actually features everything from a Ralph Lauren bomber jacket to Yeezy 350s to his very own gold chain, notes E! Online. In sharing a peek of her son’s wardrobe to her Read more [...]

In Brief: DJ Kaytranada, Vogue Lawsuit, Miike Snow, Prince and more


DJ Kaytranada on opening for Madonna Haitian-Canadian electronic musician, producer & DJ Kaytranada opened for Madonna at the Rebel Heart Tour. Joining Sway in the Morning he speaks about the VIP treatment he received… She didn’t give me words of advice. I had a phone call from her, because I didn’t want to do those shows… opening for a big stadium, it’s not really the thing I like to do. She eventually called me and asked me to do those shows. She was like “You need to come to the Read more [...]

Exclusive Q&A: Helena Bonham Carter Plays (Big) Head Games in Alice Through the Looking Glass


By Tim Lammers Helena Bonham Carter is back and giving everybody a piece of her very large mind again as the Red Queen, Iracebeth, in Alice Through the Looking Glass, the hotly anticipated follow-up to Disney’s blockbuster live-action adaptation of Alice in Wonderland in 2010. In the film, Bonham Carter reteams with Mia Wasikowska (Alice), Johnny Depp (The Mad Hatter), Anne Hathaway (The White Queen) and the late Alan Rickman (voice of Absolem, the caterpillar-turned-butterfly), and is joined by Read more [...]