Tag: Culture

George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Coming to Broadway

George Orwell’s 1984 will hit Broadway in June. The stage adaptation of the dystopian classic has had four successful runs in the U.K. so far and opened in Los Angeles in early 2016. Robert Icke…

See Controversial Immigration-Themed Budweiser Super Bowl Ad

Budweiser’s new Super Bowl commercial has elicited controversy over its immigration themes. The ad focuses on the fictionalized story of Budweiser co-founder Adolphus Busch who emigrated from Germany to the U.S. in 1857, as Variety…

The Nine Lives of Cat Marnell

It took three years, two stints in rehab and one heroin overdose to write her memoir – but now the former xoJane writer is back It took three years, two stints in rehab and one…

3 Things We Learned From ‘World of Warcraft’ Boss

Ion Hazzikostas doesn’t just have the most heavy metal name of any gamer maker ever, he’s also the game director for the massive MMO World of Warcraft. In a recent interview with Glixel, he revealed…

Boy Scouts to Allow Transgender Boys to Enroll in Program

The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that they will change their enrollment policy for new scouts to allow transgender boys to become members. The Boy Scouts had previously relied on a birth certificate to…

Scientology Defectors: A Timeline

The Church of Scientology might be one of the most secretive organizations in the country, but there’s one thing it can’t seem to keep quiet: defections. Since its creation in 1953, a string of celebrities…