The comedy movie isn’t deadbut the funny business is changing

Some people argue that the comedy film is dead. Their logic is that superhero movies and other blockbuster franchises have crowded studio comedies out of the cineplex, while indie comedies bomb when they make a bid for a wider audience. Dont laugh: movie comedies are disappearingHollywoods Comedy CrisisThere have certainly been some big comedy flops in 2019. Stuber, Brittany Runs A Marathon, Long Shotand It is fair to say that there are fewer comedy film success stories these days. If you look at the box office receipts of 2019 to date, only about eight of the top 50 films could be described as comedies. In 1999, the number was closer to 20. But the reasons for this are complicated, and …

David Dobrik reveals how much money he lost from YouTubes adpocalypse

When YouTubes so-called adpocalypse began in 2017, the amount of money a vlogger could make on the platform was severely compromised. Thanks to a number of YouTubers , including PewDiePies sharing of Nazi imagery and jokes that cost him a contract with Disney, advertisers abandoned the platform. YouTube then unveiled new rules for how its users could get paid. Even those who werent posting sensitive (or racially insensitive) content was hit hard by the adpocalypse, and some lost 80% of their income. That includes YouTube star David Dobrik, who revealed just how much his earnings dipped thanks to YouTubes decision-making two years ago. In a video interview with Mens Health, Dobrik said he previously made $275,000 per month thanks to …

How To Stream Eagles Vs. Ravens In Preseason Action

Though Carson Wentz wont be playing in Week 3, we should still get a nice preview of these two teams when they clash on Thursday in Philadelphia. Both the Eagles and the Ravens plan on contending this year, and this will be our first chance to see what these teams might look like during the regular season. After getting bounced from the playoffs early last year, both squads hope that better luck with health, more experience, and key signings will lead them further into the postseason in 2019. The Ravens signed former Saints running back Mark Ingram with the hope that he will provide a key rushing threat. Quarterback Lamar Jackson is already very mobile, and a back like Ingram …

How To Stream Cowboys Ns. Rams In NFL Preseason Action

With two of the strongest rosters in the league, its going to be tough for lesser-known players to make a splash in the matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams in Hawaii this weekend. With both of these teams expected to make deep playoff runs, however, this is a time to see which of these NFC teams is better equipped to deal with any injuries that might hamper them during the season. The Rams have two key backups that could end up seeing serious playing time this season if things dont go as planned. Backup quarterback Blake Bortles left the Jacksonville Jaguars in the offseason, following years of criticism that he was the one piece holding back the …

Cardi B. explains show cancellations: ‘I gotta get better’

(CNN)Cardi B. is sounding off about her recent plastic surgery. Cardi slapped back at people who told her to exercise instead of getting liposuction, which she’s said in the past she’s gotten. “I do whatever the f**k I want with my body,” she told fans. Related: Cardi B postpones shows “My job as an entertainer is a 24-hour job, bro. So, no, I don’t have time to work out,” she continued. “And I wanted specific things that I know that no matter how much I work out, is not going to get fixed. Like my boobs, no matter how much I work out, they’re not going to lift themselves. So yeah, I have to get f***ing surgery. That’s right. All …

Kanye West opens up about managing his mental health in David Letterman interview

(CNN)Kanye West opens up about managing his mental health in an upcoming interview with David Letterman. West recounted being diagnosed with bipolar disorder two years ago and described his experience with an involuntary psychiatric hold in 2016. “They have this moment where they put you, they handcuff you, they drug you, they put you on the bed, and they separate you from everyone you know,” he said. “That’s something that I am so happy that I experienced myself so I can start by changing that moment.” West first shared his bipolar disorder diagnosis in 2018 on his album, “Ye.” He referenced taking medication to treat his condition in his conversation with Letterman. “If you don’t take medication every day to …

Burger King launches line of ‘Unhappy Meals’ in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

'Street Food' brings hidden gems to the forefront of culinary TV.Image: M.Synchrony/Netflix We all have that one special place we like to eat. Whether it’s a little ramen shop in the East Village or a rickety taco stand on Buford Highway, this spot has your go-to order perfected, right down to the mouthwatering garnish and extra sauce. You know the names of everyone who works there. You’ve visited through breakups, promotions, tragedies, and achievements. This place is a culinary secret you’re happy to keep, but even more excited to share.  And yet, your place, however magical, rarely gets featured outside of your local food magazine, and seems to take more convincing for newcomers to visit than it ought to.  Street …

Maisie Williams says her ‘Game of Thrones’ fame affected her mental health

(CNN)Maisie Williams says fame has had a negative affect on her mental health and self-esteem. While she has tried to move past what people have said online, Williams, 22, said she still thinks about comments that hurt her. “I still lie in bed at, like, 11 o’clock at night telling myself all the things I hate about myself,” Williams said. “It’s just really terrifying that you’re ever going to slip back into it. That’s still something that I’m really working on, because I think that’s really hard. It’s really hard to feel sad and not feel completely defeated by it.” Last month, her co-star and friend Sophie Turner, who plays her show sister Sansa Stark, said she dealt with depression …

Etika reportedly detained after fighting police officer

For the second time this week, popular streamer Etika has been detained by police. This time, though, video appeared to show Etika trying to strike an officer on the streets of New York. Now, his friends are reporting that hes in the mental health ward of a hospital on a 72-hour stay. According to streamer Alice Pike, Etikawhose real name is Daniel Desmond Amofahwas not arrested after his confrontation with police. A doctor just called me, she tweeted on Wednesday. He has NOT been arrested, he’s not going to jail. He’s at the mental ward of a hospital again, not saying where. I gave her as much information as I could that would make sure he STAYS in there for …

Etika tweets anti-Semitic, homophobic messagesthen gets arrested

Two weeks after that sent much of Twitter into a panic, popular streamer Etika is trending nationally for an anti-Semitic tweet. During an online rant that featured dozens and dozens of tweets on Monday morning, Etikawho has nearly 300,000 followers on Twitterwrote, Fuck the Jews. He has since deleted that tweet, but it was captured by screenshot nonetheless. bruh pic.twitter.com/tFKSwLLESO — Rod Breslau (@Slasher) April 29, 2019 Among other tweets he produced Monday, Etika wrote a homophobic slur and intimated that hes immortal and a god. He also wrote messages like It’s too late to stop me. I can’t be deleted now. My roar now echoes in the hearts of man, and You tiny brained mortals always DID fear what …