Apple Will Build New $1B Campus In Austin And Expand In Pittsburgh, Seattle And Four Other U.S. Cities

Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, as well as adding smaller company sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, CA, and expanding into Pittsburgh, New York and Colorado.
Six thousand workers are already based in Austin, Apple’s largest operation outside of its corporate headquarters in Cupertino, CA, where 37,000 people work.
A press release this morning described the moves as a “major expansion of its operations” and evidence of the company…


Taylor Swift Concert Film Based On Record-Breaking ‘Reputation’ Tour Heads To Netflix – Trailer

From Nashville to NetflixTaylor Swift is heading to the streaming service. Are you ready for it? The pop star has unveiled the first trailer for a special based on her recent Reputation Stadium Tour.
The concert film is based on the highest-selling tour in U.S. history, which grossed over $260M. It features pyro, fireworks, multiple stages and a 63 foot cobra named Karyn.
The film launches on December 31.
“Thanks so much for all the birthday wishes,” Swift said on…


Radiohead, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks Inducted into Rock Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  officially announced its 2019 inductees: Radiohead, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, The Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies, according to Rolling Stone. The ceremony will be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on March 29 and aired on HBO and broadcast on SiriusXM radio later in the year. Ticket details will be announced in January. Artists are […]

Valve’s ‘Artifact’ Sees Massive Player Drop

The concurrent player count for “Artifact,” Valve’s compelling, though questionably costly collectible card game, seems to have bottomed out well below its more than 60,000-player launch count just two weeks ago, according to Steam Charts. The game, which launched on Nov. 28, peaked at 60,740 players the next day, and then began stepping down from […]

New TV Adaptation of Kids’ Classic ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ in the Works (EXCLUSIVE)

The writer of upcoming BBC and Netflix series “Watership Down” and the producers behind hit animated specials including “The Gruffalo” are adapting the classic children’s tale “The Velveteen Rabbit” for TV. Magic Light Pictures and Tom Bidwell are in development on the project and already talking to broadcasters. For U.K.-based Magic Light, it will mark […]

Could Anyone Follow ‘Springsteen on Broadway’? Here Are Five Things They’d Need

After 235-odd shows, with grosses in excess of $100 million, a Special Tony Award and a hotly anticipated Netflix special debuting Saturday, “Springsteen on Broadway” is an unprecedented Broadway blockbuster. As with any success in entertainment, the rush to replicate The Boss’ one-man show reportedly is under way, with a consortium led by Live Nation, CAA […]

Seth Meyers Postmortems Michael Cohen Sentence, Donald Trump’s Wall Tantrum

Washington politicians are fond of slinging around the expression “we are a nation of laws” but President Donald Trump and team have been using it a lot to justify policies that target political opponents and the undocumented immigrants that so frighten/anger Trump’s base.
Meyers called it “especially infuriating” to watch Trump pretend to care about the laws when his own justice department just accused him of a crime for paying hush money to cover up alleged affairs with…