DA Set to Announce Charging Decision in Fatal Swatting Prank
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Wichita Police on Tuesday are meeting with the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office to deliver their investigative findings into a “swatting” incident that took place last week and resulted in the police-involved shooting death of a 28-year-old man, the DA’s office tells Glixel. District Attorney Marc Bennett will decide what charges the suspect, arrested last week in California, will This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: DA Set to Announce Charging Decision in Fatal Swatting...

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Kansas Seeks Extradition For Felony Charge in Fatal Swatting Case
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Kansas officials are seeking the extradition of Tyler R. Barriss in connection with a felony charge stemming from his alleged faked emergency call to 911 that ultimately resulted in the police-involved shooting death of a Kansas man, the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office told Glixel Tuesday. The nature of the charges Barriss faces in Kansas won’t be made public until he is notified of This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Kansas Seeks Extradition For Felony Charge in Fatal Swatting...

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Gene Wilder’s Widow Recalls Late Actor’s Alzheimer’s Battle
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Gene Wilder‘s widow, Karen Wilder, penned an emotional essay for ABC News about her late husband’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She praised This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Gene Wilder’s Widow Recalls Late Actor’s Alzheimer’s...

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Daily Glixel: The ‘Star Wars’ Space Shooter That Could Have Been
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Welcome to Daily Glixel, the B side of video game news, where we roundup some of the day’s other top stories. If, like me, you’re still mourning the loss of Visceral Games and their single-player Star Wars project, today’s news is like pouring salt in This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Daily Glixel: The ‘Star Wars’ Space Shooter That Could Have...

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Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Hear Brothers Osborne’s Blistering Opus ‘Shoot Me Straight’
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If you’re still nursing yourself back to health from New Year’s Eve, take solace in the fact that Brothers Osborne have your back — or, at the least, that they know your pain. The duo’s new single, “Shoot Me Straight,” is an epic whiskey-fueled rocker that barrels into hangover territory head on, no chaser. “Shoot Me Straight” is a song of two parts, with the Osborne siblings taking This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Brothers Osborne’s Blistering Opus...

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Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Hear Bob Seger Talk About His Health Scare, New Album and Springsteen
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Bob Seger was having a pretty amazing year up until the morning of September 30th when he woke up and noticed that his left leg was dragging a little bit. His music was finally on streaming services after his management and Capitol Records agreed to terms following a protracted war and he was on tour in support of his new LP I Knew You When, which features tributes to departed rock stars Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen and his lifelong friend...

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CEO of ‘PUBG’ Corp. Wants the Game to Be a “Universal Media Franchise”
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As PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds continues to take over the game industry, the CEO of PUBG Corp, Chang Han Kim, wants to see the property expand into other medias, according to a new interview he gave with Inven Global. In fact, according to Kim, the company’s already been contacted by prominent Hollywood companies.  Since its release last March, Battlegrounds has sold more than 30 million copies on PC. At its best, the game’s had three million total concurrent players. This success has influenced...

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Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Flashback: Hear Roger Miller’s Soulful Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’
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In 1965 and 1966, the Beatles and Roger Miller were two of the biggest music acts on the planet. In that two-year period, while the Fab Four dominated the pop charts, Miller was all over the country charts and crossing into the pop world with hits including “Engine Engine #9,” “England Swings,” and, of course, “King of the Road.” In October 1965 while Miller was weeks away from releasing his quaint, tourist-y observations of the Beatles’ homeland, the Liverpool lads...

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Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream in January
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Baby, it’s cold outside – so you’re probably going to spend most of January sitting on your couch and streaming to your heart’s content. Maybe you want an anarchic look at the life of the sad clown behind National Lampoon, or a stand-up special making light of the darkness in life. Perhaps you need yet another TV anthology planting its flag on the horror TV canon. Or you might just want to catch up on a handful of 2017’s theatrical...

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Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Rose McGowan to Star in Five-Part E! Documentary Series ‘Citizen Rose’
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Rose McGowan’s campaign to bring sexual misconduct within Hollywood to light now has another dimension: on Tuesday, E! announced that the actress and activist will star in a new five-part documentary series titled Citizen Rose. “You are formally invited into my mind and world,” she said in a statement. “I am thrilled to partner with E! to amplify my message of bravery, art, joy and survival. As I ready my book, Brave, I realized I wanted to show how we...

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Producer Rick Hall, ‘Father of Muscle Shoals Music,’ Dead at 85
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Legendary record producer and Fame studio owner Rick Hall, the man regarded as the “Father of Muscle Shoals Music,” died early Tuesday morning, according to the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Reportedly in declining health in recent months, Hall was 85.  Hall’s Grammy-winning production touched nearly every genre of popular music from country to R&B, and his Fame Studio and publishing company were a breeding ground for future legends in the worlds of songwriting and session work, as well as...

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See Honky-Tonk Revivalist Charley Crockett’s Scenic ‘Jamestown Ferry’ Video
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Last year, Texas-based roots singer Charley Crockett played more than 170 shows. With his holiday break, he hit the road again, this time with his girlfriend to shoot a new music video for his version of “Jamestown Ferry,” released last September on his covers collection Lil G.L.’s Honky Tonk Jubilee. Written by Mack Vickery and Bobby Borchers, “Jamestown Ferry” became a Top 10 country hit for Tanya Tucker in 1972. Crockett’s loping take accentuates the heartbreak, with his raspy voice...

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Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Hear Ryan Bingham’s New ‘How Shall a Sparrow Fly’ for ‘Hostiles’ Movie
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Oscar winning singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham returns to film with the new track “How Shall a Sparrow Fly,” a bleak-but-beautiful ballad that appears in the new Western drama Hostiles. Written and performed by the gritty roots rocker and modeled on a traditional Scots-Irish dirge, the song is anchored by mandolin and orchestral strings, while haunting, fractured vocals invoke the balance of life and death in an unforgiving world. Set in the late 1800s, Bingham plays Sergeant Malloy in the film and...

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Tuesday, 02 January 2018
More Than 5 Million Games Pre-Ordered Via Twitch Prime
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More than five million games were pre-ordered via Twitch Prime, Amazon announced today.  Twitch Prime is a service offered by a partnership via the company and Amazon. Subscribers are offered in-game content, ad free Twitch viewing and the standard offerings of an Amazon Prime subscription.  “Twitch Prime offered more than $1,100 in free gaming content in 2017 including 23 full games for free, 113 pieces of loot across 19 of the most popular games of the year,” Amazon said in...

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Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Pot Legalized in California on New Year’s Day
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California sold its first doses of legal recreational marijuana Monday, twenty years after its residents first voted to legalize pot for medicinal purposes. Last year, California voters made it legal for adults over the age of 21 to grow, possess and use marijuana, but selling pot for recreational purposes was still illegal prior to the New Year. According to The Associated Press, however, the legal sale of recreational marijuana is still limited; only about 90 businesses received state licenses to...

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See Keith Urban’s New Year’s Tribute to Tom Petty, Chris Cornell
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Just as he did last year, Keith Urban devoted a portion of his headlining set at Nashville’s New Year’s Eve party, Music City Midnight, on Sunday to pay tribute to artists who died in 2017. Fighting off below-zero wind chills, Urban, in a puffy coat This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Keith Urban’s New Year’s Tribute to Tom Petty, Chris...

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Tuesday, 02 January 2018
‘Molly’s Game’: How Aaron Sorkin Bet the Farm on Poker-Queen Biopic – and Won
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There are two things you should know about Aaron Sorkin.  One is that the man likes to talk. A lot. This will not surprise anyone who’s seen the 1992 screen version of his play A Few Good Men, starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson. Or has watched a TV show he’s had a hand in developing, like the one about an all-sports cable channel (Sports Night) or the one about an all-news cable channel (The Newsroom) or the Emmy-winning one about an...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ Extends 2018 Tour
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Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Hamilton is expanding its 2018 tour. The hit musical will run in 20 additional cities, up from five in 2017. Hamilton will continue to run in New York City, London and Chicago, while the show’s North American trek will include stops in Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Washington D.C., Atlanta, St. Louis and Charlotte, North Carolina. The trek also includes previously announced runs in San Diego, Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Des Costa Mesa, California and Tempe, Arizona....

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‘Ghost Recon: Wildlands,’ ‘PUBG’ Top Steam’s Best Selling Games of 2017
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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Ghost Recon: Wildlands and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt were some of the best-selling games on Steam last year, according to an end-of-the-year run down published by the online video game retailer.  Its run down is pretty extensive this year, including the top-selling virtual reality games and the top games of each month, so make sure to click the link to see all of the lists. Collected below are Steam’s top-selling games and most concurrently played games. It’s...

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YouTube Star Logan Paul Apologizes for Controversial ‘Suicide Forest’ Video
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YouTube star Logan Paul apologized for posting a video that included footage of a man who had committed suicide in a Japanese forest. The clip quickly got over six million views. Many accused Paul of glorifying and exploiting suicide. In a statement posted This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: YouTube Star Logan Paul Apologizes for Controversial ‘Suicide Forest’...

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