Author Archive for: ‘Sean Patterson’

Eva Green: Sin City Poster Has Too Much Boob, Says MPAA

Eva Green is no stranger to on-screen nudity. The actress has bared skin in a handful of movies and TV shows throughout the past decade, most recently in this year’s 300: Rise of an Empire. It’s no surprise then, that Green’s shapely figure was chosen for a new teaser poster for Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s upcoming movie Sin City: …

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Mary Soames, Daughter of Winston Churchill, Dies

Mary Soames, the youngest daughter of former U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Has died. According to a BBC News report, Soames died on Saturday May 31 after suffering from a short illness. Soames was 91 years old. Soames was born Mary Spencer-Churchill on September 15, 1922. She was the youngest child of Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine Churchill, born …

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Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris to Perform at the Tony Awards

Broadway will be taking center-stage in the entertainment industry in the coming weeks as excitement ramps up for this year’s Tony Awards. This year’s awards show will be hosted by Hugh Jackman, himself a Tony Award winner for his performance in 2004’s The Boy from Oz. Joining Jackman on stage will be many of Broadway’s biggest stars, who will perform …

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Atrial Fibrillation Costs Rising in the U.S.

The U.S. is now suffering from what the medical community is referring to as an obesity epidemic and doctors across the country are seeing the negative health effects of rising weight. A new study this month has shown yet another metric by which Americans’ heart health could be getting even worse. The study, published in the American Heart Association journal …

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Stacey Dash Joins Fox News as Contributor

Fox News this week announced that actress Stacey Dash has been hired as a contributor for the Fox News Channel. According to Fox News Channel Executive Vice President of Programming Bill Shine, Dash’s contributions to the network’s programming will include “cultural analysis and commentary.” Dash is best known for her role as Dionne Davenport in the movie Clueless and the …

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$650 Million Settlement Reached in Pradaxa Lawsuit

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals this week agreed to a settlement in the multi-district litigation over the drug Pradaxa. The company has agreed to pay $650 million to settle the lawsuits. Much of that money will be used to compensate patients who claim they were injured by Pradaxa. Around 1,600 people had filed individual lawsuits against Boehringer Ingelheim over Pradaxa as of …

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Weight Loss At Any Age Improves Heart Health, Shows Study

It’s well-known that being overweight, and especially being obese, can bring on severe health complications. This is particularly true for heart health, as obesity has been directly associated with worse cardiovascular outcomes, regardless of how healthy a person may otherwise be. Despite these risks, more Americans and Britons than ever are now obese. Though the young and middle-aged often turn …

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Colorado Mudslide Leaves Three People Missing

A massive mudslide in rural Colorado has covered miles of forest and left three people missing. The mudslide occurred early Sunday evening in Mesa County, Colorado. According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded quickly to calls about the slide at around 6 pm on Sunday, establishing a joint emergency command with firemen, search and rescue teams, and road …

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Levi’s Jeans CEO: Wash Less, For the Planet

Jeans have become so popular in the past half-century that the apparel is now a staple in the wardrobes of both men and women. The image of jeans as a rugged choice or fashion statement has persisted for decades, but the pants have never been viewed as a force for good environmental policy. Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh last week tried …

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Mary Tyler Moore Going Blind, Says Betty White

For years Mary Tyler Moore entertained America on shows such as The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Now the 77 year-old Moore is struggling in her fight against diabetes and, according to friends, is currently in poor health. More has struggled from the effects of diabetes for decades and in 2011 underwent brain surgery to …

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Robert Gates Elected President of Boy Scouts of America

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates was officially elected national president of the Boy Scouts of America this week. Gates is the 35th person to hold the title. In his new position, Gates will be the head of the organization’s National Executive Board for two years. Gates was once a member of the National Executive Board, as well as …

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Duck Dynasty Star Delivers Anti-Gay Sermon in New Video

Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson waded into the culture wars once again this week after video of his Easter sermon hit the web. The video, released on Thursday by TMZ, shows that the reality TV star is sticking by his anti-gay views despite criticism and a short suspension from his family’s hit show. According to TMZ, the video depicts Robertson’s …

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