The Best Tidbits from The New Yorker's Wendy Williams ProfileIn this week’s New Yorker is a sparkling, not-at-all stuffy profile of talk show host/influential neologist Wendy Williams. Michael Schulman’s piece hits a lot of the beats of the recent Lifetime movies about Williams’s life that it references (the infamous Whitney Houston interview, Williams’s on-air fainting, her beef with ’90s girl-group Total, the vengeance she unleashed via spray paint when she discovered her then-husband Kevin Hunter was sharing a house with a woman he’d been cheating with for years). But the article is also teeming with color that stands out from the more familiar aspects of Williams’s “well-put-together mess” narrative.
Florence Pugh's Yelena is savvier than Nat in Black Widow clipWe're never going to say no to more Florence Pugh, and thankfully this Black Widow clip that aired during the MTV Movie & TV Awards is focused on the actor's character Yelena, who finds a way to knock down an enemy assassin.1
Solar Orbiter images first coronal mass ejectionsFirst Solar Orbiter movies showing coronal mass ejections (CMEs) A pair of CMEs were detected by multiple instruments during February’s close flyby of the Sun CMEs are eruptions of particles from the solar atmosphere that blast out into the Solar System and have the potential to trigger space weather at Earth Solar Orbiter will begin its main science mission in November this year Solar...2
Russia In Race With US To Film First Movie In SpaceThe Space Race between Russia and the US is back – only this time, it’s a battle to make the first film above the Earth. In 2020, it was announced Tom Cruise was teaming up with Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman, his Mission: Impossible partner-in-crime Christopher McQuarrie, Elon Musk and NASA for a world …2