archiveMay 2021


Mustafa’s ‘When Smoke Rises’ Is a Softly Stunning Debut

The more you listen to Mustafa, you begin to realize that the juxtaposition of the gritty street life he depicts and the gentle music he makes shouldn’t be much of a juxtaposition at all. Half of the singer-songwriter’s debut project, When Smoke Rises, has been released as singles, with music...

Country Music Memories: ‘Achy Breaky Heart’ Hits No. 1

Twenty-nine years ago today (May 30, 1992), Billy Ray Cyrus sealed his fate as a bona fide country music star. The singer's debut single, "Achy Breaky Heart," from his freshman album, Some Gave All, landed in the No. 1 spot, where it stayed for five weeks.The Marcy Brothers originally recorded "Achy...
Pop Culture

All About Minka Kelly, Trevor Noah’s Ex-Girlfriend

One of summer 2020's surprise new celebrity couples has called it quits. People and Entertainment Tonight report that Minka Kelly, 40, and The Daily Show host Trevor Noah, 37, have ended their romance after a year of dating.The pair was first linked back in August 2020, with a source telling...

Pansexual pop star Rina Sawayama cast in Keanu Reeves’ franchise John Wick

Rina Sawayama attends The BRIT Awards 2021 at The O2 Arena on 11 May 2021 in London, England. (Photo by JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images) Pansexual pop icon Rina Sawayama is going to star alongside Keanu Reeves in the upcoming instalment to his action-packed John Wick franchise. Deadline reported Sawayama...
Fashion & Style

The Latest Member of the Glow Recipe Watermelon Family + More Beauty News

Photography via Including a new addition to a cult fave watermelon skincare line and a reformulated classic moisturizer. By Souzan Michael Galway Date May 29, 2021 Facebook Twitter Local brand butter.Silk is available at Hudson’s Bay Earlier this year, Toronto-based hairstylist and salon owner Ceilidh Costello launched butter.Silk, a...

Garth Brooks on ‘Friends in Low Places’ Writer Dewayne Blackwell

The best weekend of Garth Brooks' life ended on a very, very sad note. Hours after the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony in Washington D.C., a man whose song was instrumental in getting him there died.Dewayne Blackwell wrote many hit songs over many decades, including "Mr. Blue" for the Fleetwoods in...

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 29, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday's most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Malice by Keigo Higashino for $2.99 Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener for $3.99 Force of Nature by Jane Harper for $2.99 Neither Here Nor There by Bill Bryson for $1.99 The Psychology of Time Travel by...
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