The Metaverse Mark Zuckerberg is Pushing Isn’t the One Consumers Want
The metaverse that Mark Zuckerberg bet his company on will focus on virtual reality for the foreseeable future, even if augmented reality fits better into the lives of consumers.
The Best Tote Bags for Every Occasion
Is there any carryall as essential as the humble tote bag?
Jonathan Frakes On His Journey From Star Trek Actor To Director
More than three decades ago Jonathan Frakes helped start an actor-to-director program so he could get behind the camera. He’s helmed Star Trek TV episodes, feature films, and an upcoming live action/animation crossover, and he’s ready to empower the next generation.
All of Big Tech Could Be in Trouble After TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew’s Testimony in Congress
Legislators grilled Shou Zi Chew, TikTok’s chief executive, in Congress today. All social media companies should be concerned.
While the World Waits for a Trump Arrest, Alvin Bragg is Busy Repatriating Antiquities
Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg has been focusing on antiquity repatriations this week, drawing backlash from those awaiting answers on a possible Trump indictment.
Short Seller Hindenburg Targets Block, Jack Dorsey’s Fintech Company
New York investment firm Hindenburg Research accuses Block of inflating user count, facilitating criminal activities and evading banking regulations in a new report.
Investors of Digital World Acquisition Corp. Can’t Wait for Donald Trump’s Arrest
Investors see a case for buying shares of DWAC, the company trying to acquire Truth Social’s parent company, prior to Donald Trump’s alleged arrest. Shares rose 16 percent March 20.
Bill Gates Says the New AIs Are as Revolutionary as Personal Computers
The Microsoft cofounder said GPT will soon enable the creation of a digital personal assistant.
‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Review: Bloody, Beautiful, Bulletproof
The Bond comparisons come easy, only it’s a combination of the grittiness of Daniel Craig’s Bond and the utter nonsense of Roger Moore’s.
What to Watch on Streaming This Week: March 24-30
Blockbusters like ‘Nope’ and smash hits like ‘Succession’ make up just some of the exciting titles gracing streaming platforms this week.
‘A Good Person’ Review: Florence Pugh’s Portrayal of An Addict Is Raw and Empathetic
The feeling of this Zach Braff-directed movie is realistic and sometimes shattering, and even when the plot tips toward the overdramatic, Florence Pugh proves herself one of Hollywood’s best actresses.
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PR Power List Honor Roll 2023
Excellence in PR sometimes takes the form of a firm dedicated to a particular sector. Here is the 2023 PR Power List Honor Roll, recognizing specialist firms.
PR Power Rising Stars 2023
The PR business is constantly recruiting new talent, and the nature of media is that the best of the younger staff end up informing and reforming their firms. Here are this year’s rising stars.
The PR Power List 2023
2022 was yet another year of waiting for a “return to normal” that never entirely arrived. But the best agencies are the ones that can ride out change and take advantage of even adverse times. Here are the 25 best PR agencies in the United States right now.
Review: Bad Cinderella’s Glass Slipper? More Like a Moldy Croc
A book by Emerald Fennell (who wrote and directed ‘Promising Young Woman’) and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber must have screamed cross-generational synergy on paper. But it’s TikTok meets grandfather clock.
The IRS Wants to Tax NFTs as Physical Collectibles, Not Financial Assets
The IRS is asking for public comments as it seeks to classify NFTs as collectibles instead of cryptocurrency.
Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Closed Over a Planned Climate Protest
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum closed down on the 33rd anniversary of an art heist, after it was tipped off that a climate demonstration was planned for the same day.
Met Museum Accused of Holding More Than 1,000 Antiquities Linked to Traffickers
The Met possesses more than 1,000 works which were likely looted from countries across the globe, according to a new ICIJ investigation.
Upcoming Christie’s Sale Includes a Nepalese Sculpture Tied to Antiquity Looters
A sculpture set to be auctioned by Christie’s this week was previously owned by an art collecting couple connected to numerous looted works and repatriations.
The Top Luxury Hotels to Know in Palm Springs
These are the top hotels to know for your next Palm Springs desert retreat.
The Best Restaurants in New Orleans
The top places to eat in NOLA, including fine dining establishments and must-visit casual hotspots.
The Stylish Smocked Dresses Your Wardrobe Needs Right Now
These frocks are fashionable, comfortable and perfect for this time of year.
Home Set: The Most Beautiful Jewelry Boxes to Store Your Baubles
From a croc-embossed investment piece and a retro lacquer box to a patterned case and minimalist leather storage piece, these are the best jewelry boxes to shop now.
The Fresh and Vibrant Spring Cocktails to Celebrate the Season
It’s time to toast the new season.
‘The Lost King’ Review: A Housewife Turned Researcher Revises History
A woman becomes obsessed with Richard III and does battle with academics in this compelling based-on-a-true-story tale of how a royal gravesite was discovered in a parking lot.
Space Business Startups Are Struggling to Lift Off As SPAC Consequences Sink In
Rocket startups that went public during the SPAC boom in 2020 and 2021 are struggling to stay aloft as the bear market drags on.
‘Succession’ Season 4: The Rich Are Still Miserable
As the final season begins, Kendall, Logan, and Shiv are in an alliance and the question is not just can it last, but can the Roys actually find redemption in each other?
Natacha Karam of ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ On Her Character’s Fight For Her Life
Karam, who plays firefighter Marjan Marwani on ‘9-1-1: Lone Star,’ discusses her character’s struggle to find her purpose in season 4, and how being away from her cast mates for months at a time made her feel like she was on a whole new show.
Fox Shareholders Aren’t Shaken by the Dominion Lawsuit Drama
Fox shareholders don’t seem to care about the revelations in the Dominion case, including Rupert Murdoch admitting he didn’t stop election lies.
When Influencers Are Sued for Illegal YouTube Promotions, Who Is to Blame?
Eight YouTube influencers are defendants in a lawsuit for promoting FTX. Does YouTube bear any responsibility?
Hundreds More U.S. Banks Could Fail Like Silicon Valley Bank, Study Shows
Nearly 190 U.S. banks could fail like Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank if losses on bond investments and uninsured deposits amount to a bank run, a new study shows.
‘Moving On’ Review: Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Captivate In A Black Comedy With Heart
Fonda and Tomlin have forgotten more about comedy than most actors will ever learn, and languishing in their rapport is a luxury.
‘Inside’ Review: Willem Dafoe Trapped In An Interminable Slog Of A Movie
Willem Dafoe plays an art thief trapped in a Manhattan penthouse struggling to survive. You will struggle to stay awake.
Brazil Is Not for Beginners
Brazil is one of the leaders of the world when it comes to regulation-promoting financial services innovation.
The Top Luxury Hotels in Tokyo
Opt for one of these 5-star hotels for an upscale getaway to Tokyo.
Veterinary Practices are Increasingly Corporately Owned, and Pets Owners Pay the Price
As Americans spend more on their dogs and cats, veterinary practices have become attractive targets for corporations and private equity.
The Fashion Girl’s Guide to Decorating Your Home
Take a look at these stylish decor ideas that are already trendsetter approved.
After a Frantic Week, Startup Founders Hope Their Banking Drama Is Over
Following Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse, some of its clients moved money to First Republic—only to find themselves caught up in a bank run again.
Major U.S. Museums Are Fighting to Prevent the Return of an Allegedly Stolen Van Gogh
Museum directors across the U.S. say that returning a 1888 Van Gogh to its alleged original owner would severely curtail international loans and exhibitions.
The Market for Million-Dollar Artwork is Growing Faster Than Ever
As the rich get richer, they’re spending their money on multi-million dollar artwork, according to a new report from Sotheby’s.
Elon Musk Hints at an April 20 Starship Launch, Another Nod at His Love of Weed
Elon Musk hopes the maiden orbital launch of SpaceX’s Starship rocket will happen on April 20, the unofficial marijuana holiday, although it will depend on the FAA’s approval.
Review: The Met’s Falstaff Revival Is Fantastically Funny
Equal parts stylish, thought-provoking and laugh-out-loud funny, Robert Carsen’s revival of Falstaff is proof positive that slapstick becomes high art in the right hands.
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What to Watch on Streaming This Week: March 17-23
An animated Elvis, an apocalyptic high school reunion, and a true-crime drama make up some of this week’s most exciting new titles.
What to Watch on Streaming This Week: March 10-16
From comedies to thrillers, period pieces to sports movies, there’s plenty of variety in what to stream this week.
What’s Leaving Streaming This March
Cult classic TV like ‘Arrested Development’ meets recent classics like ‘Brokeback Mountain’ on this list.
‘Yellowjackets’ S2 Review: Still Satisfying, Delicious, And Occasionally Nausea-Inducing
The massively-acclaimed and undeniably gripping first season left a lot of expectations to live up to. For the most, this next chapter does, introducing new characters and questions while giving a few answers.
Review: Off Broadway Sways to Reggae Beat in ‘The Harder They Come’
Suzan-Lori Parks reshapes the 1972 Jimmy Cliff movie into a jukebox musical, but its outlaw charge has gone missing.
‘Righteous Thieves’ Review: Stealing Art Back From The Nazis, But Sluggishly Directed
The cast shows no chemistry and an interesting idea—to give back to the world all of the beauty stolen by the Third Reich—goes nowhere.