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Review: BBC's 'Queers' an intimate look at decades of gay British life

Review: BBC's 'Queers' an intimate look at decades of gay British life

The recent BBC series Queers is a deceivingly simple take on decades of gay life in Britain. One pub. One character. 20 minutes. The eight episodes were produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, which partially decrimin...
Published: 10/13/17
The artist who may or may not have created St. Petersburg's butt graffiti has a legit art show and a new mural

The artist who may or may not have created St. Petersburg's butt graffiti has a legit art show and a new mural

Remember the local artist who would neither confirm nor deny creating the triple-cheek butt graffiti that was frequently spotted around downtown St. Petersburg a few months back? Related: Who's behind the mysterious butt graffiti in St. Pete? Yo...
Published: 10/13/17
Top Halloween costumes for 2017? Google says strong women

Top Halloween costumes for 2017? Google says strong women

If you're putting any real effort into your Halloween costume, you've probably already started working on it. Google has the proof: enough people have searched costumes this year, that Google Trends can say these are the top Halloween costu...
Published: 10/13/17
Plan a Halloween movie marathon with these spooky flicks on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO

Plan a Halloween movie marathon with these spooky flicks on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO

Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year. Not just because I can be my true witchy self and eat Reese's cups until I hate myself. No, I just really love to be scared. There are plenty of events locally where you can get the pants scared off of yo...
Published: 10/13/17

The pop culture news you missed this week

Jennifer Aniston The Friends actor donated $500,000 to the American Red Cross and another $500,000 to the Ricky Martin Foundation to aid victims of Hurricane Maria. "Jennifer Aniston U R amazing Thanx 4 donating $500k for our #PuertoRico relief fun...
Published: 10/13/17
What to watch this weekend: 'Lore,' 'Queers,' 'Mindhunter'

What to watch this weekend: 'Lore,' 'Queers,' 'Mindhunter'

Spooky mythology: Lore This new Amazon series couldn't have a better release date: Friday the 13th. Lore brings to life Aaron Mahnke's smash-hit podcast of the same name in a six-episode anthology series. For the uninitiated, Lore the podcast chronic...
Published: 10/13/17
'What Happened'? Clinton memoir sold 300,000 copies in first week

'What Happened'? Clinton memoir sold 300,000 copies in first week

Despite being met with decidedly mixed reviews, What Happened, Hillary Clinton's new memoir about the 2016 presidential campaign, sold a whopping 300,000 copies in its first week. According to publisher Simon & Schuster, the former presidential c...
Updated one month ago
Halloween Horror Nights: 'The Shining,' 'Saw' and more things to give you nightmares at Universal Orlando

Halloween Horror Nights: 'The Shining,' 'Saw' and more things to give you nightmares at Universal Orlando

The 27th year of Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights will scare the pants off you -- in the best possible way. This year's fright fest is pivotal. It brings Stanley Kubrick's psychological horror classic The Shining to life, and it says farew...
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Video: Thirsty deer thrilled to finally get fresh water after Hurricane Irma

Video: Thirsty deer thrilled to finally get fresh water after Hurricane Irma

A firefighter with Broward County Fire Rescue was helping with cleanup efforts after Hurricane Irma when he came across a distressed deer that apparently just needed a fresh drink of water. In the video posted to Digg, Lieutenant Nicholas Johnson ...
Updated one month ago
Tampa ranks behind Miami and Orlando in Most Fun Cities in America list

Tampa ranks behind Miami and Orlando in Most Fun Cities in America list

Is Tampa really among the "most fun cities in America?" That depends on how much stock you put into WalletHub, the personal finance website that's become best known for ranking American cities in all sorts of fun categories. According t...
Updated one month ago