The manager of the last Blockbusters in Alaska speaks out on the death of the chain, nostalgic tourists, and Russell Crowe’s jockstrap

Blockbuster’s final two locations in Alaska closed for business earlier in July. Prior to the closure, tourists flocked to the Blockbuster stores to take nostalgic photos and take a peek at Russell Crowe’s jockstrap, which was donated to the store by HBO and John Oliver.  Now, people are wondering what will happen to the jockstrap… Continue reading The manager of the last Blockbusters in Alaska speaks out on the death of the chain, nostalgic tourists, and Russell Crowe’s jockstrap

Several women claim a swimwear brand turned away black models at a casting call

Model Joia Talbott claims KYA Swim turned away models with “dark skin” tones and Afros during a casting event for Miami Swim Week. Three other models have corroborated Talbott’s claims about the swimwear brand’s casting event in statements to Fashion Week Online, which hosts the Miami Swim Week schedule. In an emailed statement to INSIDER, KYA… Continue reading Several women claim a swimwear brand turned away black models at a casting call

I lived like Prince George for a day — and it gave me new respect for the royal family

In honor of Prince George’s fifth birthday, I attempted to spend a day in his shoes. My day involved recreating one of his outfits, eating food from his school’s lunch menu, and doing some of his favorite activities. While most of it was fun, the day gave me a newfound respect for the attention placed… Continue reading I lived like Prince George for a day — and it gave me new respect for the royal family

Linkin Park’s bassist wrote an emotional tribute to his late friend and band mate Chester Bennington for the one-year anniversary of his death

It has been one year since Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington died. Linkin Park bassist Dave Farrell wrote an emotional tribute to his late friend on Instagram. The rest of the band also honored their late member.  Bennington’s wife shared a list of memorials happening on the one-year anniversary, June 20.  Linkin Park bassist Dave… Continue reading Linkin Park’s bassist wrote an emotional tribute to his late friend and band mate Chester Bennington for the one-year anniversary of his death

Bill O’Reilly boasted about his Irish heritage to argue white privilege doesn’t apply to him — and Irish people are having none of it

Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly tweeted from Ireland about his ancestors fleeing to the US during the Irish famine. He said that this heritage meant he was exempt from accusations of  “white privilege.” But Irish Twitter users weren’t having it, with one popular musician and comedian saying that people should not be allowed to “use… Continue reading Bill O’Reilly boasted about his Irish heritage to argue white privilege doesn’t apply to him — and Irish people are having none of it