To kick off Brain Tumor Awareness Month this May, the Cristian Rivera Foundation arranged for the “Rock Star” Warrior, Maria Kuenster to receive great seats at the Minnesota Twins game last weekend and to meet the CRF 2021 “Heroes Award” winner Gio Urshela. The next morning, they flew her to NYC where she also received special seats for a showing of Saturday Night Live from one of CRF’s most generous board members Kenan Thompson, who also greeted her after the show.
Day: May 12, 2022
Josh Lambo Sues Jaguars, Alleging Emotional Distress
Former Jacksonville Football player, John Lambo, is suing the franchise and alleging that former coach Urban Meyer put him through “a pattern of retaliatory harassment and a hostile work environment.” According to court documents, Lambo is seeking $3.5 million, his entire salary for 2021, and damages for reputational harm and emotional distress. He says the environment that Meyer created and the franchise affected his performance.
Op-Ed: Why Some People Think the Oldies are Better
You may have heard this a million times from your parents or grandparents, but they always say that the old music is better than the music today. It’s more likely because the older music gives positive feelings when they have heard it before. It acts like a memory that people can read from their library mind. There has been scientific research that shows how the music we know triggers the emotional centers of the brain.
Netflix May Introduce Ads by the End of 2022
Netflix is planning to introduce a lower-priced tier that includes ads. They want to do this in the last three months of the year and they are also researching password sharing among their subscribers to make a better profit. This left the industry shocked as Netflix formerly committed to not having commercials on the streaming platform again. Looks like they changed their minds.
Everything You Need To Know Before Watching The 2022 Billboard Music Awards
This year, the Billboard Music Awards are taking place in Las Vegas Nevada on Sunday May 15. Before watching the award ceremony, here is everything you need to know. The American rapper, Diddy, will be hosting this year’s ceremony, 25 years after winning his first BBMA. “The Billboard Music Awards truly represent the artists and where music is today, so I’m excited to curate the biggest live performances and surprises. The world has to tune in to see,” host Diddy said in a statement last month to Us Weekly.
Goodhood Launches New Apparel Line
East London-based multi-brand style retailer, Goodhood, is set to launch Goodhood Worldwide, a new in-house label. The collection includes a variety of slogan T-shirts, outerwear, sweaters, and equipment priced at anywhere between 15 and 130 pounds. However, this is not the first time Goodhood has introduced its first in-house brand. In 2013, Goodhood introduced Goods; however, the scope of the line was a lot smaller.
Interview with Maria Soccor: “Being successful is being happy and doing what you love.”
Multi-award-winning film director, writer, producer, stage and film actress, dancer, and poet—these are just some of Maria Soccor’s roles. Known for her award-winning feature documentary, Lords of BSV, Maria Soccor has proved herself to be a passionate and accomplished artist displaying her versatility through film, theatre, and television. From her childhood, Soccor was influenced by her father and mother’s example. As a child of an immigrant, Maria saw her mother’s struggles firsthand, navigating her way in a new country.
Biden Orders Federal Flags to Fly Half-Staff as U.S. COVID Deaths near One Million
“One million empty chairs around the dinner table. Each an irreplaceable loss. Each leaving behind a family, a community, and a Nation forever changed because of this pandemic,” Biden said in a statement this morning. Today, President Biden ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff to mark the “tragic milestone” of 1 million U.S. lives lost to the coronavirus. He warns the American people that they must “remain vigilant against this pandemic.”
Why Peruvian Food Deserves More Credit
Italian food, American Food, Mexican Food, and Chinese Food. These are the types of food that you always hear people talking about. These are the types of food that you see hundreds of restaurants have. But, what about Peruvian food? Growing up in a Peruvian household, and being able to go to Peru every summer, Peruvian food is what keeps me going.
Barbie Unveils New Dolls with Hearing Aids and Vitiligo
The makers of the famous and iconic Barbie doll have revealed a new inclusive line of dolls, including one with hearing aids and the very first Ken doll with the skin condition vitiligo. The new dolls include Barbies with hearing aids, a Barbie with a prosthetic leg, and the first-ever Ken doll with vitiligo. The dolls will make their debut in June as part of their Fashionistas line.
Elizabeth Olsen and Her Experience as Wanda Maximoff
Elizabeth Olsen started out playing as an understudy in the Broadway play Impressionism. She never appeared on the stage, but this didn’t make Olsen lose her confidence in acting. She got her first Avengers role in Avengers: Age of Ultron as Wanda Maximoff.
Senate has Failed to Pass The Women’s Health Protection Act
On Wednesday, May 11th, the Senate failed to pass legislation that would give women a constitutional right to abortion into federal law. The Democratic bill failed, as expected, by a vote of 49 to 51. All Democrats voted for the legislation except Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, and all Republicans opposed the bill.