Colin Farrell, Mariska Hargitay, Danny Strong, Paula Pell, Rachel Dratch, Michael Kelly and Craig Zobel were among the stars who came out to the writers strike picket line outside Paramount Global&… picket line outside Paramount Global’s New York City office in Times Square Thursday. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D.-N.Y.
, and local politicians spoke at the event in support of the Writers Guild of America’s (
WGA ) cause against the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) that has led to a four-week-and-counting work stoppage due to the organizations’ inability to ink a new contract May 1.
“This is about what’s right. We’ve seen income inequality grow exponentially over the last decade; and in your business, it has never been more present,” Gillibrand said to the crowd, filled with not only WGA members, but also those from SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters, among other unions. “We see writers working hard every day to produce content and we have an unfair playing field. Not only does AI want to displace our writers, they simply can’t. AI generates content based on what’s been written before the work you did last year, and the year before. It’s not original. It’s not imaginative. It doesn’t come from the human heart. It’s not about a human experience.
Coastal San Diego restaurants must replace parking spots used for outdoor patios –
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego’s coastal restaurants have become to enjoy their expansive outdoor patios that resulted from indoor dining bans amid the failed coronavirus lockdowns. These outdoor patios can be seen at restaurants all over San Diego County, as they allowed customers to enjoy San Diego’s beautiful weather. The outdoor patios were such a success the city made… Read more >>
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost Have Rare Outing at CannesThe usually private pair stepped out on the carpet for the premiere of ‘Asteroid City.’
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost Make Rare Red Carpet Appearance at Cannes Film FestivalScarlett Johansson and Colin Jost turned up the heat at the Cannes Film Festival during a rare red carpet moment, dressed to the nines to celebrate Scarlett’s movie Asteroid City.
Scarlett Johansson Is Pretty in a Pink Prada Dress at CannesShe walked the carpet with husband Colin Jost.
‘Torture chamber’: Lashawn Thompson family autopsy finds jail death a homicide due to ‘severe neglect’The family of Lashawn Thompson, an inmate at Fulton County Jail in Georgia who was reportedly found “eaten alive” by bedbugs and insects in September of last year, announced the results Monday of an independent autopsy paid for by the former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Texas congressmen call for action while delivering remarks honoring Robb Elementary victimsU.S. Reps. Joaquin Castro and Colin Allred called for action on Tuesday while delivering remarks to the victims and families of the tragic Uvalde shooting that claimed the lives of 21 innocent souls at Robb Elementary nearly one year ago.
HIV infections plummet among young gay, bisexual males: CDC studyWhile the numbers are showing a downward trend, researchers say racial disparities are still reflected in the study.