archiveAugust 2021

Pop Culture

McKayla Maroney Is Done Being Unimpressed

Dress, Fendi. Courtesy Elizabeth Kari An all-out sprint, a leap of faith, and a series of disorienting turns. Land gracefully, and you’ve just described the perfect vault. In the case of McKayla Maroney, you could just as well be talking about the last decade of her life. Back at the...

David Lee Murphy Tests Positive for COVID-19, Cancels Shows

An update on David Lee Murphy's Facebook page asks fans to keep him in their thoughts and prayers as he battles COVID-19. The "Dust on the Bottle" singer will cancel two shows as a result of the diagnosis.The update shared no additional details about Murphy's condition or symptoms. The affected shows are...

Ed Asner: A Working-Class Hollywood Hero

For nearly 40 years, Ed Asner was the answer to a great TV trivia question: Who is the only actor to win both drama and comedy acting Emmys for playing the same character? The legendary actor, who died Sunday at the age of 91, won three Emmys in the Seventies for...

The Suicide Squad’s James Gunn Shoots Down Spinoff Rumor

James Gunn’s comments make a great deal of sense, considering he’s set to pivot back to the MCU now that The Suicide Squad is out. Gunn is set to work on a number of Marvel projects, including the Guardians Holiday Special, the third Guardians movie, and animated shorts starring Baby...

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for August 31, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall for $5.99 A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik for $1.99 The Devil's Star by Jo Nesbø for $1.99 City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty for $1.99 Empire of Sand by...
Fashion & Style

10 Canadian Fashion Labels Doing Small Batch, Slow Fashion

Photography by Cristina Gareau Canadian brands like Mimi & August and Nat the Label are leading the way with sustainable and environmentally conscious designs. By Beka Shane Denter Date August 26, 2021 Facebook Twitter Slow fashion is a priority of many up and coming Canadian designers. With a focus on...

WATCH: Chris Young Had No Idea Kane Brown Was Right Behind Him

Chris Young's crew knew Kane Brown was there. His crowd knew it, too, but somehow the singer was the last to be let in on a big surprise in Pennsylvania on Sunday night (Aug. 29).Prior to Sunday, Brown and Young had never shared a stage to sing their chart-topping hit "Famous...
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