Real Christmas tree marketing campaign continues amid supply shortage

Christmas tree growers are pushing forward with their annual campaign, even though there is a supply shortage this year.”It’s Christmas, Keep It Real,” a marketing push developed by the Christmas Tree Promotion Board, a tree grower-funded entity under the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is now in its third year. The… Read More: Real Christmas tree […]

Laverne & Shirley Star and Director Penny Marshall Dies at 75

Penny Marshall, whose successful Hollywood career took her from hit sitcom star to a director of blockbuster films, has died at 75. Marshall died Monday night from diabetes-related complications. She began her career as an actress, most memorably in Laverne & Shirley, where she played Laverne DeFazio, who toiled in… Read More: Laverne & Shirley […]

Facebook Detailed the Results of a Civil Rights Audit Led by Laura Murphy

On the same day that the NAACP kicked off a seven-day boycott of Facebook and Instagram due to its data and privacy issues and their impact on African Americans, the social network released the results of the civil rights audit it has been conducting over the past few months. The… Read More: Facebook Detailed the […]

2018’s Ten Best Films Directed by Women

The films on this list represent only a small fraction of films from 2018 directed by female identifying filmmakers ranging greatly in production from impressive big budgeted masterpieces, to smaller, spirited low-to-no budget indies. One thing that emerged more than in recent years was that many films on this list… Read More: 2018’s Ten Best […]

Blippar, a Pioneer of Augmented Reality, Is Going Out of Business

One of the pioneers of augmented reality is going out of business. Blippar, a London-based AR firm, has entered into administration–the British equivalent of filing for bankruptcy in the U.S.–and plans to lay off its entire workforce. The company cited an investor battle over whether to raise additional funds to… Read More: Blippar, a Pioneer […]

Penny Marshall, ‘Big’ and ‘A League of Their Own’ Director, Dead at 75

Penny Marshall, the actress and director behind “Big” and “A League of Their Own,” has died at age 75. Marshall passed away during the evening of December 17 at her California home, the New York Daily News confirms. The director’s publicist, Michelle Bega, said she passed away peacefully and died “from complications… Read More: Penny Marshall, ‘Big’ […]

‘The Terror’ Adds George Takei, Rest of Main Cast for Season 2

George Takei has joined the cast of the upcoming Season 2 of “The Terror.” The famed “Star Trek” actor will join the ensemble for the sophomore installment of the acclaimed AMC anthology, which will center on the Japanese-American community during World War II. In addition to appearing as “Yamato-san, a… Read More: ‘The Terror’ Adds […]

9 Actors Who Should Do Television in 2019

Credit it to Julia Roberts, or Meryl Streep, or John Travolta, but it’s official: The stigma is dead. There is no longer any reason a movie star shouldn’t consider doing a television show. Not only are series producing limited episode orders on shorter schedules, making it easier for stars to fit… Read More: 9 Actors Who […]

Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires Digital Marketing and Commerce Agency Digital Evolution Group

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired digital marketing and commerce agency Digital Evolution Group (DEG). DEG will partner with Isobar to become DEG, Linked by Isobar. The new offering is designed to help strengthen Dentsu Aegis’ growth strategy in the U.S. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The synergies… Read More: Dentsu Aegis Network […]