Human Interest

The Oscars: Most Memorable Moments, Juicy Tidbits, Plus Insider Tips From Host Jimmy Kimmel

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gears up for the 90th annual presentation of the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, on ABC, Parade polls readers on the awards show’s most memorable moments, and host Jimmy Kimmel provides a sneak peek into […]

90th Oscars Performers Announced

    Performers have been announced for the 90th annual Academy Awards. Mary J. Blige, Sufjan Stevens, and Common and Andra Day are among the big names performing this year’s nominees for Best Original Song. Blige will perform “Mighty River” from the film Mudbound, for which she is also nominated as Best Supporting Actress. Stevens will […]

BRIT Awards: Complete Winners List—Stormzy and Dua Lipa Big Winners of The Night

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook Stormzy and Dua Lipa were the big winners at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday (02.21.18) as they took home two awards each. The 24-year-old grime artist and the ‘New Rules’ hitmaker both came out on top at the glitzy award ceremony at […]

Billy Graham, Minister to Presidents and Millions Worldwide, Dies at 99

  Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency When a young religious crusader named Billy Graham began preaching to the masses after World War II, he wore bright gabardine suits with loud, wide ties and argyle socks to show that Christianity wasn’t dreary. And he did not hide behind a pulpit. He “stalked and sometimes […]

Prince William Comments On ‘Star Wars’ Cameo Being Cut

  Reprinted with permission Camille Heimbrod Prince William recently opened up about being cut out of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” While at the 2018 BAFTA Awards, Prince William was unaware that his microphone was still turned on when he talked about the film. He and his brother, Prince Harry, disguised themselves as Storm Troopers […]

Queen Elizabeth Attends London Fashion Week

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Queen Elizabeth II and fashion matriarch Anna Wintour sat side-by-side on the front row of the catwalk on Tuesday as the British ruler paid her first visit to London Fashion Week. The Queen watched a show by young British designer Richard Quinn, […]

Fred Rogers, America’s Favorite Neighbor Celebrated in 2018

  New York (AP) It’s been 50 years since Fred Rogers first appeared on TV screens, a gentle and avuncular man who warbled “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” as he changed into a cardigan and sneakers. The low-key, low-tech “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” presented Rogers as one adult in a busy world who always had time […]

Elton John Hit in The Mouth By Mardi Gras Beads

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   He’s been performing to fans around the world for decades but a recent concert in Las Vegas left Sir Elton John feeling frazzled. The 70-year-old, who was performing to an audience at Caesars Palace earlier this week, was left visibly shaken […]

On The Teen Beat: Sofia Carson Cast First in New ‘Pretty Little Liars” Spinoff, “The Perfectionists’

  Sofia Carson is the first actor cast in the upcoming Pretty Little Liars spinoff series, The Perfectionists. However, the 24-year-old actress revealed that she actually didn’t audition for Ava, the character she’s playing. It was another character instead! “I was obsessed with Pretty Little Liars. It’s all I watched,” she told W Magazine. “My […]

The Glorious Corner: Don Johnson, Wild Honey Orchestra, David Bowie Exhibition and More!

  G.H. Harding  DONNY WAYNE IS BACK — Don Johnson has been tapped as the male lead role opposite Erin Foster in Daddy Issues, Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot from actress-writer Foster, New Girl creator Liz Meriwether and 20thCentury Fox TV. Written by Foster, loosely based on her life, and directed by Kat Coiro, Daddy Issues […]

Taylor Swift Lyric Too Banal For Copyright, Says Judge

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   The haters are still gonna hate. A judge has ruled that Taylor Swift‘s turn of phrase in her hit “Shake It Off” is too banal for copyright infringement. Swift was sued by the songwriters of the 2001 song “Playas Gon’ Play” performed by […]

Pope Francis Documentary to Hit US Theaters in May

Pope Francis is heading to the big screen to talk life, the universe and everything in a rare Vatican-backed theatrical documentary, studio executives announced Wednesday. Written and directed by three-time Oscar nominee Wim Wenders (“Paris, Texas” “Buena Vista Social Club”), “Pope Francis — A Man of His Word,” opens in the US on May 18, […]

Marvel’s Hits and Misses Over 20 Years

  British actor Martin Freeman arrives for the European Premiere of ‘Black Panther’ in London AFP/File / TOLGA AKMEN   Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook “Black Panther,” the 18th release in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series and the latest of dozens of movies based on Marvel Comics characters, is expected […]

Minnie Driver Quits Oxfam Role Over Charity Sex Scandal

  Minnie Driver Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook Minnie Driver quit her role as an Oxfam ambassador late Tuesday, saying she was “devastated” by the charity’s response to a sex scandal involving its aid workers. Driver was the first celebrity to quit the global charity as accusations over staff paying […]