Gloria Vanderbilt, Author and Fashion Icon, Passes Away at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, Author and Fashion Icon, Passes Away at 95

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An icon has passed away. Gloria Vanderbilt, according to CNN, has died at the age of ninety-five after a long battle with stomach cancer. The news was reported by her son, famous anchorman Anderson Cooper. Vanderbilt died at home, surrounded by friends and family. She had been in slowly declining health for the past few months. She was a famous socialite, fashion designer, and author, producing numerous well-known and celebrated fashion magazines. She licensed her name for numerous brands, including those that made scarves and designer jeans. Her lines were hugely successful, garnering her international fame, which was difficult for Vanderbilt …

‘The New York Times’ Will No Longer Run Editorial Cartoons

‘The New York Times’ Will No Longer Run Editorial Cartoons

Earlier this year in April, the New York Times published a cartoon that was considered anti semitic, which caused protestors to roar “Shame on you!” outside their Manhattan headquarters on Eighth Avenue. Now the newspaper has decided to stop running editorial cartoons altogether. The cartoon, however, had nothing to do with The Times’ in house cartoonists, but was drawn by Portuguese artist António Moreira Antunes. It was an illustration of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as a dog on a leash, with the Star of David around his neck, held by a blind President Donald Trump wearing sunglasses and a yarmulke. …

George R.R. Martin Kinda, Sorta Reveals Whether His Books Will Match The Show’s End

George R.R. Martin Kinda, Sorta Reveals Whether His Books Will Match The Show’s End

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According to CNN George R.R. Martin has broken his silence on The Winds of Winter. He’s revealed when the next book is coming! Rejoice, everyone! Or…not? As Martin, as usual, was very coy in his statement and revealed things while also not revealing anything at all. George R.R. Martin confirmed that the next book ‘will be’ complete but refused to say when it can be expected, only that he promises he will finish it, along with A Dream of Spring. Will the ending will be different? He had this to say:   “How will it all end? I hear people asking. The same …

Here’s Why China Is Delaying ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale

Here’s Why China Is Delaying ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale

It seems Game of Thrones might be the latest to suffer as a result of the ongoing trade war. According to CNN, China’s video internet service which owns the rights to the show, shocked viewers when they delayed the release of the final episode due to “video transmission problems”. This was a huge blow to Chinese fans of the show, who vented their frustration and dismay over the episode’s sudden and unexpected delay online. Many fans suggested a possible connection between the ongoing trade war and the episode’s delay, and touting the possibility that streaming services were being targeted along with other products. …

Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay Packers Makes a Cameo in Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode

Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay Packers Makes a Cameo in Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode

Another sports star makes a cameo in Game of Thrones! After Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard cameoed last season as a Lannister guard, the Green Bay Packers have got in on the action this season. According to CNN Aaron Rodgers, the star quarterback of the team made a brief appearance in the penultimate episode of the series. Aaron Rodgers was quoted as saying he was ‘very thankful’ for the opportunity to be on the show, even though his cameo only lasted a few seconds. The quarterback posted a photo of himself in costume on his Instagram, which you can see below. Aaron Rodger’s appearance …