It turns out the new normal is just like the old normal, only a bit more rubbish. That’s why we need crime fiction – it can take us well away from the normal. Take this week’s new books, for example. The normal settings of London and New York are put to one side in these
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Courtesy of Prada / AGOSTINO OSIO Prada made industry-breaking news last February with the announcement that Miuccia Prada would share “creative input and decision making” with Raf Simons. We’re finally seeing the fruits of their collaborative efforts, a highlight of an otherwise quiet season. The pair debuted Prada’s spring-summer 2021 collection during Milan Fashion Week
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Tory MP Crispin Blunt has called for his colleague Liz Truss to be sacked as minister for women and equalities. (Luke Dray/Getty) Tory MP Crispin Blunt has called for Liz Truss, the Conservative minister for women and equalities, to be sacked as she doesn’t have “the empathy for the role”. In an extraordinary move, Blunt
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Fast, furious and packing far more of a sonic punch than most anything I’ve heard out of the mainstream lately, Jupiter in Velvet’s “Not Again” is definitely one of the more brutish moments to behold in Punk Goes the Velvet, but I wouldn’t say it’s the lone track sporting some muscle in this latest EP from
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Demi Lovato won’t be walking down the aisle with Max Ehrich … TMZ has confirmed the singer and actor called off their engagement. Demi and her former fiancé have officially called it quits, splitting just over 2 months after he popped the question on the beach in Malibu. A source close to the singer tells
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Gay and bisexual men still face outdated restrictions on blood donation. (Pexels) A study has revealed that when a lifetime ban on blood donation for queer men in the US was lifted, there was no “statistically significant” increase in HIV-positive blood. New research has revealed that there was “no increase in HIV incidence or HIV
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It’s become a surprising trend in recent years for horror icons to be turned into Tiki-style mugs, and the latest to join in the fun is Belial from Frank Henenlotter’s Basket Case! Phantasma Collectibles is now selling three different stoneware ceramic Belial mugs, each standing approximately 6″ tall and holding 16 oz: “Regular,” “Bloody” and
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Who or what is the “Invisible Stranger?” For that Matter who and what are The PondHawks? An indie group out of Chicago, The PondHawks are one of music’s best kept secret treasures. Their release of “Invisible Stranger” serves to make them even more valuable to the music industry as well as to the history of
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It is that time of year: spooky book season. My love for horror may not be as obvious my love for romance and cozy mystery, but I do enjoy it very much. In the last few months especially, I have found myself drawn to it increasingly. I’m not exactly sure why—maybe it is just the
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In the wake of COVID-19’s continued grip on the box office, Disney made another round of release-date changes Wednesday, the good news for exhibition being: Nothing is headed to Disney+. That includes Pixar’s Soul, which is currently sticking to its November 20 release against MGM’s James Bond movie No Time to Die.  While we already
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Rachel McAdams (L) and Jonathan Bennett in Mean Girls. (Mean Girls/IMDb) Mean Girls star Jonathan Bennett is set to star in Hallmark’s first ever gay Christmas movie, and we are already waiting patiently under the mistletoe in anticipation. Bennett, who played Cady Heron’s dreamy love interest Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls, will star in The Christmas House, which
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Play video content President Trump resorted to one of his favorite pastimes — insulting women — making a sexist comment about Meghan Markle … all because she dared to encourage Americans to vote. Meghan and Prince Harry have not officially endorsed any political candidates … but the couple recently entered the convo by urging folks
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Long Live Jenny Cooper! Coroner Season 1 Episode 7 ended with Dr. Peterson’s death, and for a minute there, it looked like Jenny would follow suit on Coroner Season 1 Episode 8. We knew she wouldn’t really die. She’s the lead, and this isn’t Game of Thrones. Still, we haven’t seen our favorite coroner in
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