Author: Barbara T. Palmer

"Prone to fits of apathy. Devoted music geek. Troublemaker. Typical analyst. Alcohol practitioner. Food junkie. Passionate tv fan. Web expert."

Iconic stars John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, and Harvey Keitel came together once again to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the beloved film “Pulp Fiction” at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood. The event took place at the TCL Chinese Theatre, where the cast members gathered for a special screening of Quentin Tarantino’s groundbreaking movie. Travolta, who starred as Vincent Vega in the film, described “Pulp Fiction” as a timeless and classic piece of cinema that changed the game for the industry. Jackson, known for his role as Jules Winnfield, highlighted the film’s unique dialogue, theatricality, and…

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WhatsApp recently launched a new feature that is set to revolutionize online meetings for its users. The feature, which allows users to create events in community groups for voice or video calls, was discovered following the release of the Android 2.24.9.20 update of the app. With this new feature, users can easily create events within their community group chats by providing essential details such as the event name, description, date, optional location, and specifying whether a voice or video call is required. The creator of the event holds the authority to edit its details, while recipients have the option to…

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Keanu Reeves Set to Voice Shadow in Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Film In an exciting announcement for Sonic the Hedgehog fans, it has been revealed that Keanu Reeves will be lending his voice to the character of Shadow in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog 3 film. The news quickly spread like wildfire on social media, with fans expressing their delight through memes and quotes from the popular video game series. Reeves’ involvement in the film was actually hinted at in the first Sonic movie, where Sonic recognizes him from the movie Speed. Fans have been eagerly anticipating his portrayal of…

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Pro-Palestinian Demonstrators Disrupt Major U.S. Cities, Call for Cease-Fire in Israel-Hamas Conflict Pro-Palestinian demonstrators have disrupted major cities in the U.S., causing traffic chaos and calling for an immediate cease-fire in the conflict between Israel and Hamas. Demonstrations have taken place in Illinois, California, New York, and the Pacific Northwest, with protesters blocking highways and bridges. In Chicago, San Francisco, Brooklyn, and Eugene, protesters have obstructed travel into airports and on major highways, causing delays and inconvenience for travelers. The demonstrations at the Golden Gate Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, and Interstate 5 have led to arrests and traffic closures, while Chicago…

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US stock futures are on the rise as concerns over Iran’s recent attack on Israel begin to ease. The focus now shifts back to earnings season and the potential risks of inflation. The S&P 500, Dow Jones, and Nasdaq 100 futures are all up, with investors seemingly shrugging off initial fears of a full-blown war in the Middle East. Efforts to discourage Israel from retaliating have helped calm nerves in the market. Stocks have been under pressure recently due to lackluster earnings reports and inflation concerns. All eyes are now on results from companies such as Goldman Sachs and Charles…

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Apple recently made headlines with a significant change to its repair policy, which includes using used genuine parts for select iPhone repairs. While this move may seem controversial to some, Apple’s senior vice president of Hardware Engineering defended the practice in a recent interview. One of the most contentious aspects of Apple’s repair policy is parts pairing, which involves digitally pairing the serial number of a component to the serial number of the iPhone. This process is said to be essential for authentication and calibration, ultimately ensuring the best user experience. However, parts pairing has faced criticism, especially in light…

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The Iowa Hawkeyes have secured their spot in the women’s national championship game after a thrilling victory over UConn in the semifinal. They will now face off against the undefeated South Carolina Gamecocks in Cleveland on Sunday afternoon. Caitlin Clark has been a standout player for Iowa in her final season, making history as the all-time leading women’s scorer and NCAA Division I overall career scoring leader. In the semifinal against UConn, Clark scored 21 points to lead the Hawkeyes to victory. On the other side, South Carolina steamrolled past North Carolina State in the semifinal, with Kamilla Cardoso putting…

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A group of more than 150 Jewish Hollywood professionals have come out in support of director Jonathan Glazer following his controversial Oscars speech, which has sparked a wave of criticism. Supportive signatories include A-listers such as Joaquin Phoenix, Joel Coen, and Ilana Glazer, who have signed an open letter condemning the attacks on Glazer and criticizing the distraction from Israel’s military campaign in Gaza. While Glazer’s speech has been denounced by the Anti-Defamation League and hundreds of other Jewish Hollywood figures, there are differing opinions within the Jewish community on both Glazer’s speech and the Israel-Gaza conflict. Filmmaker Ken Loach…

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Zimbabwe Launches New Gold-Backed Currency, Zim Gold Zimbabwe’s central bank has made headlines with the recent launch of a brand new currency called Zim Gold, backed by gold, foreign currencies, and precious minerals. The move comes as an effort to combat inflation and stabilize the country’s struggling economy. In an attempt to breathe new life into their currency, the central bank will convert existing Zimbabwe dollar balances into the new Zim Gold. The new banknotes come in eight different denominations, ranging from one to 200 ZiG, and feature images of gold ingots and Zimbabwe’s iconic Balancing Rocks. Zimbabweans are now…

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The NFL world was rocked today as the Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans agreed to a major trade involving star wide receiver Stefon Diggs. The four-time Pro Bowler is on the move, with the Bills sending him to Houston along with a 2024 sixth-round pick and a 2025 fifth-round pick in exchange for a 2025 second-round pick. This trade has the potential to shake up the balance of power in the AFC, as both teams look to reshape their offenses with Diggs in a new environment. Diggs’ production in Buffalo declined last season after a coaching change, prompting the trade.…

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