EU's Borrell: Aggression against Ukraine 'will have high cost' for Russia
Josep Borrell, the European Union's top foreign policy official, says the union's Foreign Affairs Council meeting "will send a clear signal" that Russia will suffer "high cost" if any aggression against Ukraine happens.news.yahoo.com
A look into the "buy nothing" movement
As retailers work to get customers in their stores, the buy nothing movement proposes a worldwide gift economy network that encourages people to share pretty much everything with each other, without exchanging money. CBS Minnesota’s Erin Hassanzadeh has more.news.yahoo.com
"Birds aren't real" conspiracy takes off with Gen Z; mocking real misinformation with an absurd concept
A so-called conspiracy theory, Birds Aren't Real, mocks real misinformation, and it has taken off among Generation Z. Taylor Lorenz, a technology reporter for the New York Times, joins Lana Zak on CBSN to dive into what's behind the movement.news.yahoo.com
Most Americans still making holiday plans despite Omicron variant
The Omicron variant has been detected in dozens of states across the U.S., but CBS News national correspondent Mark Strassmann reports on a new CBS News poll that indicates its spread is not deterring Americans from gathering this holiday season. Then, CBSN's Lana Zak sits down with CBS News reporter and researcher Max Bayer to discuss the latest on the Omicron variant.news.yahoo.com
'I've got towns that are gone': Kentucky governor describes carnage left by tornadoes
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says that a tornado outbreak in the state has already led to 80 reported casualties. That number is reportedly expected to rise as authorities continue their search and recovery.news.yahoo.com
SNL’s Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert Prove Just How ‘Dumb’ They Are
NBCSaturday Night Live returned from a four-week hiatus this week with a holiday message from Kate McKinnon’s Dr. Anthony Fauci.“Do people still think I’m sexy or are we done with that?” Fauci began. “With COVID cases on the rise, people still have a lot of questions: ‘Is it safe to travel? Can I still use this as an excuse to get out of stuff? I would like to never work again.’”To answer those queries, Fauci presented a series of increasingly absurd scenarios that began with basic situations linews.yahoo.com
Ginsburg’s impact on women spanned age groups, backgrounds
Younger women and girls say they were inspired by the late justice's achievements, her intellect and her fierce determination as she pursued her career. “She was my teacher in so many ways,” said Gloria Steinem, the nation’s most visible feminist leader, in an interview. Younger women and girls also say they were inspired by the justice's achievements, her intellect and her fierce determination as she pursued her career. Julie Cohen and Betsy West, who co-directed “RBG,” saw firsthand how women of all ages quickly identified with Ginsburg. But also, Cohen added: “She became a huge symbolic figure for young women and even girls in a way that we hadn’t anticipated.
Kate McKinnon's 'Joe Exotic' series ordered by NBCUniversal
LOS ANGELES The saga of Joe Exotic is getting another Hollywood chapter, with Kate McKinnon starring as his rival in a limited TV series. The Saturday Night Live star will play Carole Baskin, who sought to shut down Joseph Maldonado-Passages for-profit breeding of big cats. The conflict became a pop culture sensation with Netflixs docuseries Tiger King.The series, ordered without a pilot episode, will be based on the Wondery podcast Joe Exotic, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming said Tuesday. McKinnon also will be an executiver producer for the show with the working title of Joe Exotic, Maldonado-Passage's nickname. The Joe Exotic role has yet to be cast, NBCUniversal said.
Elizabeth Banks to drive 'Magic School Bus' onto big screens
NEW YORK The Magic School Bus has traveled everywhere from Pluto to inside the human body. Scholastic Entertainment said Thursday that it will make a feature-length, live-action hybrid film based on the animated TV show that ran from 1994 to 1997. Elizabeth Banks will play the manic science teacher Ms. Frizzle. The Magic School Bus, adapted from a series of books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen, centers on a group of school children who board a yellow school bus for field trips to such unlikely places as outer space or the human digestive system. Lilly Tomlin supplied the voice for Ms. Frizzle in the original cartoon series and Kate McKinnon voiced her sister in a recent Netflix reboot, The Magic School Bus Rides Again.The film version will be led by Scholastic Entertainment, Brownstone Productions, Marc Platt Productions and Universal Pictures.
Rejoice: Kate McKinnon will play Carole Baskin in TV show, reports say
Variety reports that there is a limited series being made about the big cat lovers, which is based off a podcast called “Joe Exotic," and it will star “SNL’s" Kate McKinnon as Baskin herself. McKinnon signed up to play Baskin in the fall, long before the masses knew anything of the epic feud between Exotic and Baskin, according to the report. Since we have McKinnon cast, the next obvious question is what actors should play the other colorful characters from “Tiger King,” such as Exotic or Doc Antle. Matthew McConaughey comes to mind, especially if you’ve seen him in “Dallas Buyers Club.”Danny McBride, who is known for playing trashy characters, would also nail Exotic. As for who should play Antle, who is equally as zany as Exotic, he’d have to be played by Will Ferrell.
SNL's Kate McKinnon will play Florida Big Cat Rescue CEO Carole Baskin in 'Tiger King' scripted series
click to enlarge Photo via Kate McKinnon/FacebookJoe Exotic should be played Matthew McConaughey, too. As of now, no network is attached to the project and no other actors have been announced.That being said, the role of Joe Exotic should be played by either Matthew McConaughey, David Spade or Danny McBride. There will be no discussion on this.Since the coronavirus outbreak,has been a massive hit on Netflix. Centered on the big cat industry, specifically on Joe Exotic and his bitter rivalry with Baskin, the show has it all: drugs, mullets, country music, gay triads, sex cults, Jay Leno and more.But not everyone is a fan. In a blog posted Sunday to her website, Baskin said she was disappointed with the show, especially how they insinuated that she killed her missing husband, put him in a meat grinder and turned him into tiger food.orlandoweekly.com
Kate McKinnon breaks down Elizabeth Warren's healthcare plan on 'SNL'
This week it had Kate McKinnon's Elizabeth Warren answer questions from Iowans about healthcare. Look at me, I'm in my natural habitat, a public school on a weekend," McKinnon's Warren said. McKinnon's Warren then said she wanted to "pour one out" for Beto O'Rourke, who dropped out of the race this week. McKinnon's Warren thanked Strong's character for the question because healthcare is her "Despacito." Someone then asked McKinnon's Warren how her plan compared to former vice president Joe Biden's.
'SNL' has Vice President Mike Pence freaking out over impeachment
"Saturday Night Live" usually mocks President Trump in its cold opens, but this week the NBC variety show focused on Vice President Mike Pence. (NBC/Broadway Video)(CNN) - "Saturday Night Live" usually mocks President Trump in its cold opens, but this week the NBC variety show focused on Vice President Mike Pence. Rudy Giuliani, played by Kate McKinnon, told Bennett's Pence that the impeachment news has been tough on his schedule. Attorney General William Barr, who was played by Aidy Bryant, asked Bennett's Pence where President Trump was. Then McKinnon's Giuliani and Bennett's Pence said the show's signature phrase together, "Live from New York ...
'SNL' has Baldwin's Trump making phone calls to talk impeachment
It's the greatest presidential harassment of all time," Baldwin's Trump told Rudy Giuliani, who was played by Kate McKinnon, over the phone. McKinnon's Giuliani told Trump that he needed to calm down. Baldwin's Trump asked. Trump told Barr during the sketch that he would need someone to take the fall for him. "This whole Ukraine whistleblower thing is looking pretty bad for you," Baldwin's Trump said to Bennett's Pence.