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Jimmy Cobb, 'Kind of Blue' drummer for Miles Davis, dies
"The last surviving musician featured on Miles Davis groundbreaking album kind of blue has died at the age of ninety one percussionist Jimmy Cobb died yesterday at his New York City home according to a Facebook post from his wife the calls was lung cancer ward in Washington DC Cobb began playing with Davis's jazz combo in nineteen fifty eight the year before they recorded kind of blue nineteen fifty nine album also featured legends cannonball Adderley and John Coltrane and with more than four million copies sold it is the best selling jazz album of
Brian May reveals he was ‘very near death’ after experiencing ‘small heart attack’ earlier this month
"After admitting to shredding his box muscles while gardening Brian may Brian may said well usually you must be a very ferocious Gardner because not only did he shred his buttocks muscles while gardening he he also had a heart attack in this instance yeah I so yeah he has revealed the inner further details of an incident that led to a small heart attack and the discovery of three blocked arteries that left the guitarist the queen guitarist very near death in a series of posts on his Instagram account the seventy two year old said that a week after it was a week after you've been sent home from sustaining his gardening injury the one who has bought ox he was still in such agony that he wanted to jump at some points I don't he was re admitted to hospital for an MRI and that discovered severely compressed sciatic nerve the product he concluded a fifty years as a guitarist hi anyway small heart attack he's he's going to stop garden
Matthew McConaughey, wife Camila donate 110,000 masks to rural Texas hospitals
"Matthew McConaughey he is doing some nice isn't he is he's been doing nice things delivering food and all kinds of things this is a partnership that he's got with the Lincoln automobile company is of paying off right now over the weekend he and his wife Camilla gotten a pickup truck that was just loaded with hospital masks a hundred and ten thousand hospital masks that Matthew McConaughey and his wife delivered to hospitals all over Texas all of it donated by Lincoln so you know the way to go for them the McConaughey's have been making donations of all kinds of things ever since the pandemic B. again so they've been extremely hands on with this whole thing
Morgan Wallen Apologizes After Getting Arrested Outside Kid Rock's Bar
"For you how bad you have to behave to get thrown out of kid rock's bar barely a country started with Morgan Wallen says name Ryan or Wayland sorry I am not familiar with this guy but it was Morgan what what he has he was arrested on Saturday outside of kid rock's big **** honky tonk and rock and roll steak house in Nashville I guess he and his cronies were inside getting drunk kicking several glass items that's all it says I don't know what that is tables chairs actual glasses security guards escorted them out and the cops outside gate Morgan several opportunities to walk away but he refused and started getting into verbal altercations with people just walking by next thing you know he was arrested due to being intoxicated in public in being able to take care of
Taylor Swift’s (Apparent) Remake of ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ with Brother Austin Fires Up Fandom
"Over the weekend Taylor announced that she was very excited about a cover of look what you made me do which is used on the show killing eve now the cover is credited to Jack leopards in the golfing club a lot of people believe that the male singer is Taylor's brother Austin Smith he apparently used the name dolphin club in the past and the group has no other sound out also the co producers are listed as Jack Antonoff and nails forged Berg okay this it's the name Taylor use when she co wrote this is what you came for for Rhiannon Calvin Harris in twenty sixteen that name was on there that was Taylor swift is it commented yet but this is a very sneaky sneaky sneaky way to get around that whole rule about you bought the rights to my music yeah so on to a cover version yet yeah that's
Grimes says she and Elon Musk have changed their baby's name
"Ilan musk and singer Grimes say they've changed their baby's name on any easier to pronounce though in an Instagram comment a fantastic musk's partner Grimes if the couple change the name of their newborn son due to California laws that require only alphabetical letters the singer replied confirming they did make a tweak to X. eighty eight twelve mosque the slight alteration changing the twelve to Roman numerals in reply to another commenter grime simply wrote the Roman numerals look better it's still unclear how to pronounce the name or if it's even
Space Force Review: Steve Carell Charms in Netflix Comedy Series
"As the brand new streaming series space forces about to blast off that's right this star Steve Carell and it's created by Carell and Greg Daniels who is best known for doing the office the two of them of course work together and that for many many years big popular show this one is a Netflix series and like you said it's taking off this Friday it's about the creation of the space force which is a real thing and we've got that actually happening right now and it's a more of a workplace comedy from the general's point of view has been put in charge of it that being corral potus once complete space dominance to that end the president is creating a new bridge space force which mark will run what overall the story is interesting I'm curious to see where they're trying to go with it because that one hand they're trying to make a kind of this absurdity but on the other hand there really trying to make this destroyer of out this general who finally gets his chance to run something and and he's handed something that he really doesn't want to do it he's gonna find a way to make it work hi it has had some some very funny moments especially because of the acting I really want to see where they go with season two because they could this could blossom like the office but it could also please allow ten you know crashed upon landing yeah you know it's got that deadpan humor the kind of thing that Steve Carell is able to do very very dead pan humor how does that how's that gonna hold up episode after episode well I think that's the part that works that's I think what made the office work so well and and he's he's up against like John Malkovich's his foil it and and that that really was the two of them have great chemistry I was amazed scene after scene they trot out in every scene another new character actors some of television's best character actors on this so that makes it look pretty interesting all right how many how many retro rockets do we give space force I'm going to give it three and a half retro rockets but they're firing on all cylinders and that's good because I I I think this has a lot of potential which is kind of still has to fight to find its
PGA, NFL stars attract nearly 6 million viewers in TV match
"Two NFL quarterbacks plus two top golf pros it all added up to a TV ratings win with basketball baseball and hockey all on hold to to sign people are starving for live sports action Turner sports says Sunday's the match champions for charity to an average of five point eight million viewers the most watched golf telecast in cable TV history the previous mark the four point nine million who watched the twenty ten masters on ESPN that was the year Tiger Woods returned after his personal problems which was involved in Sunday's event too he and Peyton manning beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in a match that raised twenty million dollars the covert nineteen really funds I'm Oscar wells Gabriel
'Out' features Pixar's first gay lead character
"Pixar shorts. I don't know if you saw like kit bull or loop or any of the little shorts that have come out from Disney. That have been really really cute. A new one just came out called out and it is about a gay couple coming out to their parents. It's all about this guy who kind of looks like a lumberjack. Unlike his family comes over. It's like a nine minute short. It's so cute. It's on Disney. Plus it just came out this past week and it's not what I thought it was going to be. But it's also really great The lumberjack song from Monty Python. But but it was the first time I've really seen Disney do something so straightforward. Whether like. Yeah they they actually go out hiding in my a pixar animated. It's think it's the right questions to damage Tom. Brokaw's legit thing. I was going to say this. You know again me being like the Big Disney skeptic. I always found that. They are very Calculatedly woke and they like to things when they feel like. It's it makes them money or pixar has been doing this for the longest time. Because they've been like not anti-disney but they're like we don't follow their mandate and we just do our own movies. Yeah so there's they're short films have been like that is pixar signing nation studios you're right streaming on the Disney plus. It's the first gay main character that that his
Apple Buys the Rights to Tom Hanks Movie "Greyhound"
"Just spent seventy million dollars to get the new. Tom Hanks movie which was supposed to appear in theaters about and Can't obviously normally what the what producers have been doing is putting them on for. Twenty Dollar Reynolds. I watched a number of movies that were supposed to come out. We just watched Emma The Hunt that was wild paid twenty dollar rental but that we would have paid that much to go. See it in the theater so that was okay. This is interesting this movie Greyhound. Which is all done will premiere on exclusively an apple. Tv Plus and the bidding war for the Sony pictures movie which was supposed to come out father's Day. Really heated up apple ended up paying according to deadline seventy million dollars for this movie which was written and produced by Tom. Hanks well I think it's a it's a prestige play as much as a they're not gonNA make the money back with subscriptions.
Shetler Studios In New York City Closes Due To Economic Downturn
"Theaters large and small across the country are closed. Due to the coronavirus pandemic which means a lot of businesses that support them are also on hold and one of those with Shetler studios in Manhattan. It was a place where New York theater artists from. The famous to the yet to be discovered auditioned and rehearsed but shetler studios announced that a can't hold on as Jeff London reports this iconic studios closing his sent shockwaves through the theater. Community cabaret producer. Robert Schneider says he worked on almost all of his shows. It Shetler Studios. Shetler was a big blow to a lot of us because to us. That's the home. That's the home. Wear whatever you see on stage. That finished product was all created at Shutler. Schneider says it was affordable so it attracted everyone from Broadway stars to up-and-comers he recalls waiting for an elevator that took forever with a group of college students. And I hear one of the girls say boy I just WanNa get an agent and be successful. I don't know what's going to happen next for me. At the same time she gets on the elevator the other elevator doors open and I swear to you. Christine Baranowski walks out to me. This is incredible. You're watching someone who's reached the peak of their journey right next to someone who's just beginning their journey but that's Shetler and that happened like on a daily basis. Shetler is part of the New York theater community as much as Phantom of the opera or something way more visible is theater and cabaret producer Jennifer Ashley Temper. The second that this was all announced and I posted about it so many people came out of the woodwork. To like talk about Shetler. There's no one that hasn't worked there when he heard. Shetler was closing Lin Manuel Miranda's sent out a tweet recalling how he tried out Hamilton material there. Oh my goodness. The odds of sadness in grief over the death of the studios has been literally overwhelming owner run. Shetler opened his facility. Thirty years ago it grew to twenty three thousand square feet on three floors and we pride ourselves in being a professional home away from home. Not only for teaching acting and singing but for auditions rehearsals in performing all in complex for Fifteen Years Janice Goldberg Co directed. The End Theater Company. A tiny off Broadway group and says she sometimes spent five days a week at Shetler studios. It's almost visceral loss. If you've spent so many hours in a place doing something you love and bringing ideas and people's work and your own work to fruition have that energy behind you and then all the sudden that's taken away forever. It's a blow but owner Ron. Shetler says he felt he had no choice but to close the enormous way to finances required to put everything on hold in the fact that everything that we do in the studios can't be done under the confines of the covert Pandemic Protocol and that the entertainment world will be the last open up again. That made the decision quite imminent. I DIDN'T WANNA stick my head in the sand and just Deny what was going on again producer Robert Schneider. It's very hard for me. Because the beginning of my career in the city was all done at Shetler I practically lived at Shetler and now I'm going to have to find new home but those memories I would not trade for anything for NPR news. I'm Jeff London in New York.
HBO Donates $1 Million From Emmys Events Budget to COVID-19 Relief
"The covert nineteen pandemics already prompted the television academy to cancel all officially sanctioned events ahead of this fall's primetime Emmys that prompted H. B. O. to donate the money they'd usually spend on their voter campaigns for favorites like watchman and other A. list Emmy after party pandemic relief one million dollars to the Los Angeles emergency covert nineteen
Universal Orlando to reopen June 5
"Unemployment in Florida stands in the thirteen percent after eight point jump in April but the governor hopes for a quick turnaround quick recovery will depend on the consumer I had a feeling that it's safe to travel for them and their families if we can get people back to work get some confidence back in the communities you'll start to see a lot of these jobs be recovered Ron DeSantis says he was encouraged to see universal Orlando submitted its plans to re open the theme parks next month he believes that job creation in Florida and Texas will help with the nation's economic recovery
Miami - NBA in talks to possibly resume season at Walt Disney World Resort
"Well Mickey Mouse might just help the NBA resume play in late July the league is said to be in talks with the Walt Disney company on a single side scenario to start a play in central Florida amid the pandemic the national basketball Players Association is also part of the talks with Disney games would be held at the ESPN wide world of sports complex in the Disney property near Orlando NBA spokesman Mike bass says the conversations were still exploratory and that the site would be used for practices in housing as
ICYMI: Mevo is great for streaming
"For as low as four dollars ninety nine cents a month stay tuned after the show to learn about their special offer just for talking tech listeners. Remember the though the little camera that's like a TV studio in one. Little Body came out and twenty sixteen. Now it's back with you model. Ethos scart got better battery better audio and Max out for Vivo is here to tell us all about it. Max sold the company but then bought it back. Tell everybody about the camera. And in a nutshell. What's what's the reason for this new new model versus the MODEL? Or thanks for having me in great to speak to you again. So we've always the only camera that has been designed for the ground up you know for live streaming events. It's not a fifth level feature for us. It's what we do so everything that's in the APP in in the industrial design in how it mount the battery you mentioned is all about Live streaming in. So we had the current product Neva plus For about four years in the market. And the now we really excited to to bring the new camera which is first and foremost everything is refreshed audio electrics Incited ITS NOT USB. It's smaller in terms of battery or we've increased the battery six time. We've improved the audio one of the key Request from our customer also improve the lands. Now we have a still a wide angle but Really flatlined no warping effect. And so on. So it's a it's a product refresh In in you know a lot of detailed improvement in major one the battery that'll customer. We've been waiting for. Yeah we didn't really talk about the zooming but the your basic sales proposition is that you can see basically pinch and zoom and not make people look at one boring static shot you you can have a wide shot of myself then come in for a close up then go back to a wide Zubin on my notebook if you want all sorts of things like that that was your original dream correct. Yeah what we realized you know. Primary use cases being Sitting at an event on the on the floor on a stand microphone. Stand on the floor But now we've Covid nineteen and older the Domon the customer surge that we've received a realizes it does a great use case for me on the desk would call it a Webcam but it's really about putting it on the desk and using it For doing whatever you need to do on your desk record a Creator Youtube video obviously do zoom meeting and so on Many advantage what we have a wider and build on MOST WHIP GAM. We have incredible sharpness in video quality. Compared to Webcams The new microphone which is three microphone. Dan Get turned into a stereo output with spatial processing We think those great when compared to any other kind of camera built in microphone so a lot of people have been searching in vain for webcams Livestream has never been more popular than right now and Webcam sold out and the reason they want with cameras because the Webcam on their camera. I'm sorry I on. Their computer looks terrible. It's very low resolution and everybody wants to look better And they also want a livestream and talk to their customers and things like that now. This is a camera that you can't currently use for zoom meetings and the like but you're you're gonNA be bringing out in a software update to let you do that. Tell everybody how that's GonNa work. But what we've decided to do is to build on own software for MAC and windows That will come in early. May It's a free software for any of our existing customers of plus the new start and it will bring basically you leave wirelessly as a Webcam for any software on your computer that that needs a video source in. Odi Souls to us so excited to bring that it'll make me useful now on desktop But it still has all the capabilities of me that goes well beyond the Webcam you can do. Live live editing zooming in You can recall to the as the card in that is inside the Medieval Camera. You can take it wirelessly And you can even stream at the same time director visible from the camera without using your computer if you wanted to so it's sort of next generation. Webcam okay great and Finally on your website. It says that interest in Covid has Increase the desire for me. Fo- cameras fivefold. Yeah we've actually seen an increase You know more than tenfold You could say the average is more than fivefold And it's it's obvious that everybody is a is a need for webcams but also everybody has a need for coal use case which streaming events So we've We've been able to keep up. We've run out of stock of the of the media plus so it's very important that We start shipping. The divas thoughtful the people that need to to live stream events and soon even use it as a Webcam
Hilary Duff Slams Trolls After 'Disgusting' Rumor Makes Her Top Twitter Trend
"Hilary Duff is fed up with trolls on Twitter the singer and actress her name was trending today when a number of users made unfounded accusations of child trafficking against her based on an Instagram story she posted containing photos of her son in one sense deleted pictures sun can be seen lying down neutral Billboard reports stuff fired back against the trolls in a tweet stating that the accusations we're not only untrue but they were they were invasive and offensive as well she says everyone's bored as of right now I know but this is actually disgusting many fans came to