Friday - May 24, 2019

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Audience awaits epic series ending for 'Game of Thrones' - Thu, 16 May 2019
After eight seasons, the epic-in-every sense HBO series "Game of Thrones" wraps Sunday, satisfactorily or not.It debuted April 17, 2011, spinning off a series of books by George R.R. Martin known collectively as "A Song of Ice and Fire," its title deriving from the first, his 1996 "A Game of Thrones." Martin has thus far published five out of a planned seven novels, with 2011's "A Dance with Dragons" the most recent, and longest, at 1,016 pages in hardcover. The sixth, titled "The [...]

MARK HUGHES COBB: Pale horse crosses the finish line - Wed, 15 May 2019
“And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and her name that sat on him was Arya, and Needle followed with her.”Imma g'head and take it as a solid "Game of Thrones" omen that a freaking RAVEN swooped me on the Riverwalk Sunday. Upstart crow. In honor of Targaryen dynasties and other blood games people play, made up my new 23 and Me results:• 21% Bland White Folks• 2% Slightly Cooler Nordic Peoples• 14% Blue-eyed [...]

Here's What It's Like to Go to IDCon, the Unofficial Murderchella - Thu, 23 May 2019
I walked in and saw two women wrapped in black plastic garbage bags, covered in dried blood stains and caution tape. Toe-tags with identifying information dangled limply off their bodies. I wasn't at the morgue or a crime scene: I was at Investigation Discovery's IDCon in midtown Manhattan, and these [...]

Netflix's The Perfection Review: Logan Browning's Projectile Vomit Is Far from the Grossest Part - Thu, 23 May 2019
Rarely has a motion picture's title been so brazen with false advertising! The Perfection, a genre-hopping Netflix original film starring [...]

This broccoli bacon mac and cheese has half as much fat as Velveeta shells-in-a-box - Thu, 23 May 2019
Homemade mac and cheese isn’t often considered a health food.With a hefty dose of butter along with the milk and the cheese, the dish can quickly become laden with excess calories and fat.Registered dietitian Marlene Koch started writing her "Eat What You Love" cookbooks less than 10 years ago, and in the time since,she has become a familiar face on QVC, with her cooking and cookbooks focusing on how [...]

These savory waffles with scallions, fried eggs will perk up your next brunch - Thu, 23 May 2019
You’ve heard of antihistamines, but have you heard of an low-histimine diet?Dietitian Leslie Langevin had no idea her body could develop an allergy to everyday foods she was used to enjoying until a glass of red wine sent her to the ER for anaphylactic shock. Not long after that, she had a similar reaction to a turkey burger with cheese and barbecue sauce and knew that she wasn’t going to be able to ignore her new dietary issues.Because Langevin already [...]

Movie review: Live-action ‘Aladdin’ is just what fans wished for - Thu, 23 May 2019
“Aladdin’’ has so much hypnotic magic, that it’s no mystery why Disney decided to make a live-action version. And while Guy Ritchie’s adaptation is not a whole new world, it does have its charms. Of course it does. It’s a tried-and-true Disney story full of action, romance and relatable themes about power, love, and having the courage to “do you,” as the kids say. And Disney is certainly doing Disney. The Mouse House rolls along, [...]

National Wine Day 2019: Wine deals and freebies - Thu, 23 May 2019
National Wine Day is Saturday, May 25. According to, Americans favorite type of red wine is cabernet sauvignon and their favorite type of white wine is pinot grigio. Regardless of your favorite type, here's a roundup of all the places you can enjoy National Wine Day.California Wine [...]

Movie review: ‘Booksmart’ passes the test - Thu, 23 May 2019
In “Booksmart,” high school seniors Molly and Amy go together like vodka and Red Bull. BFFs since childhood, they are kindred spirits, two brainiacs who’ve shunned the high school social scene in pursuit of straight-A’s and Ivy League acceptances. They are a two-girl clique: Class president Molly (Beanie Feldstein) has designs on obtaining a seat on the Supreme Court, and Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) is headed to Botswana on a mission trip. Their classmates - the jocks, drama [...]

What to Stream the Weekend of May 24 - Thu, 23 May 2019
Now that Game of Thrones has left you for dead, you probably have a lot of free time on your hands. Abandon ye Reddit threads for three binge-worthy shows that will capture your imagination -- or at least help you while away the weekend. Netflix is debuting a campy new thriller starring Renée Zellweger called What/If; the second season of Spike Lee's phenomenon, She's Gotta Have It, returns this weekend; and Starz's Vida explodes back onto the small [...]

Where We Left Off With Star Trek: Picard's Eponymous Captain - Thu, 23 May 2019
Sir Patrick Stewart will once again suit up as the beloved cerebral leader Jean-Luc Picard in the upcoming spinoff series Star Trek: [...]

Could Whiskey Cavalier Get a Second Season After All? - Thu, 23 May 2019
There've been a lot of "Save Our Show" campaigns to pop up in recent years, but who would've guessed that the outpouring of support for a freshman series could pay off?ABC is reportedly reconsidering its decision to cancel Whiskey Cavalier, [...]