By Amanda Bartlett Published 1:21 pm PDT, Thursday, April 4, 2019 FILE - MC Hammer speaks onstage during Capitol Music Group's 5th annual Capitol Congress Premieres new music and projects for industry and media at Arclight Cinemas Hollywood on Aug. 8, 2018 in Los Angeles. FILE - MC Hammer speaks onstage during Capitol Music Group's 5th annual Capitol Congress Premieres new music and projects for industry and media at Arclight Cinemas Hollywood on Aug. 8, 2018 in Los Angeles. Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images For Capitol Music G Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images For Capitol Music G Image 1 of / 47 Caption Close Image 1 of 47 FILE - MC Hammer speaks onstage during Capitol Music Group's 5th annual Capitol Congress Premieres new music and projects for industry and media at Arclight Cinemas … [Read more...] about Can’t touch this: rapper MC Hammer kicks off first tour since 1991
caption Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. source Courtesy HBO In “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley,” director Alex Gibney explores how the blood-testing startup Theranos and its CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, went from tech darlings to the company shutting down and Holmes facing criminal charges. Along the way, Gibney got his hands on 100 hours of leaked footage from within the company, and HBO went to court to unseal deposition footage from Theranos’ court case with investors. The documentary, available on Monday at 9 p.m. ET on HBO, includes footage from all-hands meetings and company parties, as well as video of Holmes dancing to “U Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer. Theranos had an unprecedented meteoric rise and subsequent catastrophic collapse – and luckily there were cameras along the way to capture it all. The blood-testing startup had racked up a $9 billion valuation with its big vision to test for a … [Read more...] about 100 hours of leaked footage, a bouncy house, and MC Hammer: How HBO’s documentary on disgraced blood-testing company Theranos came together
Published 12:17 pm CST, Thursday, March 7, 2019 Or ''Hammer pants.'' (MC Hammer, 1990). Or ''Hammer pants.'' (MC Hammer, 1990). Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Or ''Hammer pants.'' (MC Hammer, 1990). Or ''Hammer pants.'' (MC Hammer, 1990). MC Hammer tour coming to town. It's been a long, long time. 1 / 5 Back to Gallery Nostalgia tours aren't rare, nor are hip-hop nostalgia tours. But here's the thing about the upcoming MC Hammer tour: While it initially provoked eye-rolling as another money-milking machine drawing its cash from an affinity for days gone by, well, Hammer hasn't hurt 'em in a very long time. In fact, the tour that brings the bat boy-turned MC to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on Aug. 3 is his first since 1991. Just ponder what has happened in hip-hop since then. Or, for that matter, what has happened in America and the world since … [Read more...] about MC Hammer tour coming to town. It’s been a long, long time.
Pocket-lint has launched an all-new daily tech newsletter and we wanted to explain more, including how to get it every weekday.It's free and very easy; you just need to sign up here and we'll handle the rest: https://www.pocket-lint.com/info/newsletterOur aim is to give you the top three tech stories of the day, delivered straight to your email inbox around 11am (UK time) each morning, Monday to Friday. That way you can stay informed on the biggest stories throughout the week.This isn't just an email of links that push you to Pocket-lint, or something that is going to take you hours to read. It is a quick and easily digestible new service to get up to speed with the big tech news of the day, curated by Stuart Miles, Pocket-lint's founder.To give you a flavour of what to expect, here's the first Newsletter that went out as our first edition:Happy Friday!*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*What's happened?TV advert was inadvertently leaked by Samsung Vietnam, showing what a Samsung's near-future could … [Read more...] about What is Pocket-lint daily and how do you get it for free?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Arts Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Arts | Our Never-Ending ‘Scam Season’ Supported by Critic’s Notebook ByAmanda Hess Jan. 30, 2019 I started noticing it a few years ago: Seemingly every young person on the internet was selling something. Not in the way that we’re all selling ourselves now, cultivating our personal brands on social media. They were selling actual stuff. Shipping hoverboards from China and unloading them in their American high schools. Running parody Twitter accounts that fed into viral ad networks. Posting sponsored content on Instagram for pocket money and freebies. Occasionally these youthful businesses evidenced a casual relationship with grift. The hoverboards literally blew up. The Twitter accounts stole jokes from struggling comics. Teenage influencers started concocting fake brand deals so they could … [Read more...] about Our Never-Ending ‘Scam Season’