Month: July 2020

In preparation for our American, remotely-produced honoring of television, how about some British, remotely-produced honoring of television? The 2020 BAFTA TV Awards took place on July 31, honoring the best and brightest not just in UK-specific television (though there is plenty of that, with plenty of delightfully British-sounding names) but of international TV as well,
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By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — With school reopenings just a few weeks away, a report on how the new coronavirus spread rapidly through a summer camp in Georgia suggests kids transmit the virus very well. Nearly 600 young campers and counselors attended the camp in late June, and
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You may not be in high school, college, or figuring out your early 20s anymore, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the awkward, thrilling, memories of those times. Coming of age is a universal experience, which is why there’s a young adult movie for every genre to remind us of those bittersweet days of
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– [Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers through the Season 2 finale of Umbrella Academy, “The End of Something.”] So, how about Emmy Raver-Lampman’s performance in Umbrella Academy Season 2? There’s a lot to love about the new season overall, and really, every Hargreeves sibling gets a quality storyline that makes an impression, but Allison’s journey is key
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In 2003, Ubisoft released Beyond Good & Evil, a unique near-future sci-fi action-adventurer featuring Jade, a photojournalist who teams up with an underground resistance movement (which, yes, includes an anthropomorphized, fighting pig) to stop an oppressive, alien-controlled society. The game wasn’t a huge, smash hit, but was critically acclaimed, and has earned enough of a cult
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Stand-up comedian and actor Bryan Callen, known for playing high school gym teacher Rick Mellor on The Goldbergs, has been accused of sexual assault and misconduct by four women. The allegations, which range from assault to misconduct to inappropriate comments, span over two decades, according to a Los Angeles Times investigation. Callen, who appeared regularly on ABC’s The
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When you think about what visionary Polish physicist and chemist Marie Curie accomplished during her extraordinary life, it’s impossible not to be impressed. Not only did she (with her husband Pierre) discover the elements Radium and Polonium, coin the term “radioactivity” to describe the emission of uranic rays, and become the first woman to ever
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By Steven Reinberg               HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The after effects of COVID-19 are numerous, and now British researchers report that many patients recovering from infection with the new coronavirus have lingering hearing problems. For the study, 120 U.K. patients who had been hospitalized for
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July 31, 2020 — Buddy, a 7-year-old German shepherd, that was the first dog to test positive for the coronavirus in the United States, has died after being sick for three months, CNN reported Thursday. Whether the dog died from the coronavirus or lymphoma isn’t clear. Buddy got sick in April but it wasn’t until
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Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to Oscar-winning actress Regina King’s feature directorial debut, One Night in Miami, written by Olivier-nominated Kemp Powers, based off his 2013 stage play. Producers are Jess Wu Calder and Keith Calder of Snoot Entertainment (Blindspotting, Anomalisa) and Jody Klein of ABKCO (The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus), King
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