Melvin Van Peebles’ Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song was a cinematic milestone; within weeks of its April 1971 release it became the most successful independent feature in American film history. Van Peebles financed, wrote, starred in, edited, produced and distributed the film. He composed the score himself and got a band of upstarts he met through his secretary to play his tunes for the soundtrack. That group…
The Storm's offseason after its WNBA championship was filled with one debilitating blow after another. But despite what looks to be a dour forecast, clearly the Storm has no plans to take this season off.
Finally, here's a Coachella-inspired updo we could possibly DIY — courtesy of Stassi Schroeder. Each year, fans at the Indio, California music festival show off their wildest braids and updos, and most of it is definitely something you wouldn't try at home unless you were a hairdresser (especially any of Erika Girardi's Coachella hairstyles).
Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH NEWS CONFERENCE.” But only one of the videos is truly “fake” and surprisingly it’s not the one that President Trump shared.
With one launch in the books and potentially dozens still to go, SpaceX has begun its build-out of the ambitious Starlink internet constellation—a series of interconnected satellites designed to deliver high-speed internet to paying customers around the globe.