(IGN) – Epic Games, the North Carolina-based studio behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine, has suffered a significant round of layoffs. First reported by Bloomberg, Epic Games is laying off 830 employees, or about 16 percent of its workforce. Epic Games shared a memo CEO Tim Sweeney sent out to staff in a new blog post. The memo […]

(NME) – Evil Genius Games has taken legal action against Netflix regarding the “wrongful termination” of a contract to create a tabletop role-playing game set in the world of Rebel Moon. Rebel Moon is the upcoming sci-fi film from director Zack Snyder, slated for a release on Netflix on December 22, 2023, with a limited theatrical release in the works. Filed […]

(WWE) – WWE today announced it has signed Jade Cargill to a multi-year contract. The news was first reported by ESPN. Cargill, a standout performer who has earned accolades as an industry-renowned talent, will begin training today at the WWE Performance Center in Orland

(CNBC) – Hollywood’s writers and studios have a preliminary labor agreement. Talks between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers resumed last week after months of starts and stops, ultimately leading to a tentative deal that would end the ongoing writers strike. The WGA and AMPTP are still […]

(Complex) – Lil Yachty is clearly not happy with certain comments he’s received regarding his recent transformation. On Monday, the 26-year-old took to his Twitter account with a post showing off a slimmer physique and new haircut. Yachty has maintained his braids throughout his career, but he appears to have cut them all off.   “She like […]

(USA Today) – Social media is speculating what, exactly, happened between Megan Thee Stallion and *NSYNC backstage at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. The “Savage” singer, who performed “Bongos” alongside Cardi B on Tuesday night, appeared to have a heated interaction with the members of NSYNC in a video that was posted on social media and has now gone viral. In […]

(Pitchfork) – Olivia Rodrigo is hitting the road behind Guts. Check out her giant run of dates across North America and Europe, billed as the Guts World Tour, below. The Breeders will support in New York and Los Angeles, Remi Wolf joins Rodrigo in Europe, and Chappell Roan and PinkPantheress  complete the bill in other North American […]

(AP News) – An unusual late-summer storm turned a week-long counterculture fest into a sloppy mess with tens of thousands of partygoers stuck in foot-deep mud and with no working toilets in the northern Nevada desert. But some Burning Man revelers said Sunday that their spirits remained unbroken. Organizers closed the festival to vehicles after […]

(USA Today) – Steve Harwell, the former lead vocalist of rock band Smash Mouth, died Monday at 56. Robert Hayes, a longtime manager of Harwell and the band, confirmed the singer’s death in a statement to USA TODAY. “Steve Harwell passed away this morning Sept. 4, 2023 at his home in Boise, Idaho. He was surrounded […]

(EW) – Three reality stars from the Love & Hip Hop franchise were arrested Friday night after a brawl with security guards at a lounge in Atlanta, EW has confirmed. Erica Mena and Addie “Bambi” Richardson of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood cast member Rodney Shaw (a.k.a. Zellswag) were at Lucca Lounge in Buckhead on […]

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