Moore and Waters inclusion in the open letter is no surprise, as both artists have a history of supporting Palestine. The former Sonic Youth singer previously joined the Artists for Palestine Pledge, which has more than 1,200 signatories who have agreed to accept neither funding nor “professional invitations” from any entity connected to the Israeli government. Waters, meanwhile, has been a vocal critic of Israel for years, and once wrote a letter to Bon Jovi saying that their insistence on playing in the country put them “shoulder to shoulder with the settler who burned the baby, with the bulldozer driver who crushed Rachel Corrie,” going on to list a handful of other very upsetting incidents. … [Read more...] about Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, and More Sign Letter Asking Radiohead to Cancel a Concert in Israel Citing ‘Apartheid’
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This is not to say the two were equals, either on paper or in reality. Sarandos, after all, recruited Holland to Netflix back in the early aughts, having previously been a friendly competitor to her when she worked at the legendary dot-com bubble failure Kozmo. (“At one time, Cindy and I were the only two people in the world buying DVDs for online video services,” Sarandos told me when I interviewed them together at Netflix headquarters a few years ago.) During our chat, the two had an easy chemistry, sometimes finishing each other’s sentences. Holland described just how close they remained, even as Netflix had expanded exponentially. “We’ve either shared an office or had offices next to each other for 16 years, so we spend a lot of time together, and we still do,” she said. And Sarandos was quick to note how instrumental Holland had been with the development of OITNB. “It was Cindy who immediately saw [the appeal of] Orange, … [Read more...] about Netflix Just Disrupted Itself. Why?
"I burst out crying," says Amelia. "I was in shock, I said: 'Yes, yes, yes!' and gave him a hug and a kiss. I'm used to Greg being very romantic but I really had no idea." The bride-to-be describes her oval diamond ring as perfection: "I never told Greg what kind of ring I wanted, I just knew the ring he gave me would be perfect and he somehow designed the ring of my dreams." … [Read more...] about Princess Diana’s niece Lady Amelia Spencer talks engagement and wedding joy – exclusive
Friday Night Lights (5 seasons, 2006–2011)Zach Gilford (Matt Saracen), Adrianne Palicki (Tyra Collette), Scott Porter (Jason Street), Minka Kelly (Lyla Garrity), Gaius Charles (Smash Williams)Season 3, episode 13, “Tomorrow Blues” (with the exception of Charles, who left in episode four, “Hello, Goodbye”; and Porter, who left in episode 7, “New York, New York”)They all graduated — sort of, this takes some explaining. Friday Night Lights is one of the few high-school-TV shows to commit to its setting rather than just its characters, which meant that, as the series characters aged into senior year, it had to reckon with their future all at once (except for Landry, who the series decided was one year younger than everyone else). Some characters returned to Dillon, Texas, occasionally, but, as happens in life, most everyone ended going in different directions. In order of increasing heartbreak:After sustaining an injury in playoffs with the … [Read more...] about What Happens When Actors Leave High-School-TV Shows?