James Corden went full Michael Myers for this ‘Halloween’ true crime spoof

You’ve gotta love a good true crime documentary, with all its real-life drama and grainy courtroom footage. James Corden took it upon himself to give Michael Myers, the famously silent killer of the Halloween movie franchise, the true crime treatment. In a sketch on The Late Late Show, Corden donned…

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An artwork created by artificial intelligence sold for 45 times more than estimated

An AI-generated artwork by French collective Obvious went for a high price.Image: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images Well, here’s another job artificial intelligence can do instead of humans. AI-generated artwork Portrait of Edmond Belamy sold for 45 times its anticipated price at Christie’s, going under the hammer for an…

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Where does police brutality fit in America’s first law enforcement museum?

The Washington institution is likely to spark debate over whether it gets the tone right in an era of police shootings and allegations of racism In narrative terms, it is like threading a needle. Americas first museum dedicated to law enforcement cannot avoid the racially charged subject of Ferguson, Missouri,…

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Brett Kavanaugh protesters occupy the steps of the U.S. Capitol

Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images It’s very likely that alleged sexual assaulter Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed on Saturday as a U.S. Supreme Court judge. The #resistance is having none of that noise. With hours to go before the Saturday afternoon Senate vote, protesters gathered in front of the United States…

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Pantsula revolution! How South Africa’s townships dance got political

A quick-stepping dance has gone mainstream thanks to its crazy energy, competitive edge and campaigning force In the beginning, it was all about the shoes. In the early 1950s in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, the pantsulas defied their lean material circumstances by dressing in designer clothing. Influenced by American jazz music, they…

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Prime Minister Ardern, UNICEF ED Henrietta Fore, Suraiya Haque speak with Julie Gichuru

Image: ANDREW HARNIK / Getty Images Are you a big Pulp Fiction fan? Let us ruin that for you. The production company Elara Pictures posted a disturbing video mashup to Instagram Friday: the hamburger scene from Pulp Fiction alongside a few choice moments from Brett Kavanaugh’s petulant testimony before the…

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