Michael Jackson musical coming to Broadway in 2020

A new musical based on the life of Michael Jackson is set for a run on Broadway in 2020. The show, which currently has no title, is being written by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage. The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage company announced the news on Tuesday, but didn’t say which theatre the show will play in. The musical will More...

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By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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At a loss for words? Join the Bureau of Linguistical Reality

CASAPERDIDA, noun: A feeling of anxiety that your house will be lost as a result of a torrential storm or event related to climate change. You might say, for instance, “I am unable to sleep at night as I More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Can Russia’s national football team emerge from its recent slump?

ON JUNE 14th Russia kicked off its home World Cup with a thumping 5-0 win. Few of the 78,011 delighted fans at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium cared that the opponents, Saudi Arabia, had the lowest-ranked squad More...

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How to eat every day without consuming harmful chemicals

Formerly Known As Food is a stimulating read about, as its subtitle puts it, How the Industrial Food System Is Changing Our Minds, Bodies, and Culture. Kristin W. Lawless, a Brooklyn nutrition expert and journalist, More...

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MTV Movie Awards: Five big moments from the show

Messages about tolerance, trolls and gun violence punctuated this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards, where sci-fi drama Stranger Things won the main prizes. The Netflix series won five categories, including More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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9 Eurovision moments to inspire Will Ferrell's new Netflix comedy

The announcement that Will Ferrell is making a comedy about Eurovision for Netflix is (Europop) music to the ears of many a fan of the annual song contest. The Hollywood star is said to have been introduced to More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Beyonce and Jay-Z's joint album was finished hours before it was released

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s surprise album Everything Is Love was finished just three hours before it was released, their producers have revealed. Fans first heard about the record on Saturday night when video More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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XXXTentacion: The troubled talent of a volatile rap star

The life of US rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot dead outside a motorcycle dealership on Monday, was as grim and confusing as his music was compelling. Born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy in south Florida, he had a troubled More...

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5SOS: Mental health help in music not good enough

Five Seconds of Summer have told Newsbeat mental health support is “not at all” good enough for musicians. “The support network isn’t there just yet,” says Drummer Ashton Irwin. “There More...

By SLPundit On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Did colour cost Lenny Kravitz a major role in Big Little Lies?

Rock star Lenny Kravitz says he lost a role on the TV show Big Little Lies because producers felt uneasy about casting a black actor as a villain. The star was “considered to play one of the husbands” More...