Former AMPAS President Cheryl Boone Isaacs To Lead ASU’s Sidney Poitier New American Film School – Leak Herald

Former AMPAS President Cheryl Boone Isaacs To Lead ASU’s Sidney Poitier New American Film School – Deadline

Leak Herald Veteran Marketing and Public Relations executive and former President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been named to serve as Founding Director of The Sidney Poitier New American Film School. Boone Isaacs who is currently an adjunct professor at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and … Read more

Troy Aikman fires off ridiculous take about Matthew Stafford, Odell Beckham Jr. after WR’s Rams debut

Troy Aikman fires off ridiculous take about Matthew Stafford, Odell Beckham Jr. after WR's Rams debut

Odell Beckham Jr. has played just one game for the Rams and already the critical hot takes are raining in. One particularly spicy one came from former Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman. Appearing on 96.7 The Ticket in Dallas on Tuesday morning, Aikman blamed Beckham for some of Matthew Stafford’s struggles, including his first interception, and claimed that Stafford … Read more

Dan Grunfeld book tells Ernie’s family Holocaust history

Dan Grunfeld book tells Ernie's family Holocaust history

Dan Grunfeld said the tale has never been told. It was too much heartache for his famous father, Ernie, to discuss in countless interviews during his career as a Tennessee college star, then as a Knicks forward and NBA GM for Milwaukee, the Knicks and Wizards. As Ernie Grunfeld’s son, Dan, writes in a new book, “By … Read more

Tinder co-founder Sean Rad clashes with Barry Diller’s lawyer

Tinder co-founder Sean Rad clashes with Barry Diller's lawyer

Tinder co-founder Sean Rad got heated with attorneys for Barry Diller’s media empire on Tuesday, accusing the companies he’s suing for billions of misrepresenting evidence. “I just think you’re characterizing things in a pretty manipulative way,” said a fiery Rad while being questioned by Bill Carmody, an attorney for Match Group and IAC.  Rad made … Read more

Roku now has an 8K channel for TCL TVs

Kris Holt

What better way to show off the splendor of visuals than with nature programming? That seems to be train of thought as it the first premium 8K channel to its platform: The Explorers. The only 8K Roku TVs on the market right now are from TCL. The first of those sets was released in 65” … Read more

VR treatment for chronic pain gets FDA authorization

VR treatment for chronic pain gets FDA authorization

The Food and Drug Administration authorized a virtual reality system as a prescription treatment for chronic back pain, the agency announced today. The therapy, called EaseVRx, joins the short list of digital therapeutics cleared by the agency over the past few years. EaseVRx includes a VR headset and a device that amplifies the sound of … Read more

ViacomCBS selling its CBS studio for $1.8 billion: report

ViacomCBS selling its CBS studio for $1.8 billion: report

ViacomCBS is selling its CBS Studio Center in Los Angeles for $1.8 billion to a pair of acquisitive real-estate firms, according to a report. Hackman Capital Partners and Square Mile Capital Management had the winning bid, beating out roughly a dozen parties, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing anonymous sources. The contract is … Read more