March 1, 2021

The rise of scandal insurance in Hollywood

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Can you indemnify against dick pics? By Boris Kachka From Vulture One Monday in June, a team of young data researchers gathered in the conference room of a Boston start-up called SpottedRisk to talk about celebrities who’d gotten themselves into trouble. Operations analyst Franki Slattery began the meeting by ticking off a couple of updates:Cuba Gooding Jr. had been […]

Emmy nominations

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Emmy Nominations 2019: The 24 Biggest Surprises and Snubs By Jen Chaney From Vulture The 2019 Emmy nominations have been announced and, in accordance with tradition, some great shows and performers received nods that came as delightful surprises, while others were egregiously overlooked entirely. Who falls into which category? Let’s go to the list of major* surprises […]

Kevin Spacey completely cut from his next movie

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BY JOSH DICKEY From Mashable We are swiftly learning that “isolated incident” is not a part of the narrative of sexual misconduct accusations gripping Hollywood – where there is one allegation, more are likely soon to follow. This is not lost on Sony Pictures, which on Wednesday – the same day new groping allegations surfaced […]