Douglas Adams was right: “Genuine people personalities” are coming to our gadgets

I remember the first time I read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. It was back in junior high, around 1982, before I knew about the radio series. I got to the part where the automatic door talks to Arthur Dent, and I remember very clearly thinking: “This is ridiculous. Why would an automatic door need […]

Amy Adams reveals starring on ‘Sharp Objects’ gave her insomnia: ‘I felt crazy’

Frederick M. Brown/Stringer/Getty Images HBO’s “Sharp Objects” is a new drama series starring Amy Adams as Camille Preaker. Adams’ character is a trauma survivor who drinks and self-harms as a form of self-medication.  At HBO’s TCA event in Beverly Hills, Adams said she suffered from insomnia while filming.  “I’d have these insane conversations with myself […]

Explosives thrown at home of SF’s Gerry Adams, while Derry rioting blamed on ‘New’ IRA

A week of rioting and violence across Northern Ireland culminated in explosive devices being thrown at the Belfast homes of prominent Sinn Fein activists, including the party’s former leader Gerry Adams. The home of the republican Bobby Storey, who previously served as the party’s chairman in Northern Ireland, was also targeted. Read more The Police […]

‘Sharp Objects’ Trailer: Amy Adams is Dangerous in HBO’s Gillian Flynn Adaptation

Gillian Flynn‘s debut novel gets the HBO treatment with Sharp Objects, a new miniseries adaptation starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson. Watch the unsettling new Sharp Objects trailer below ahead of the July premiere. Sharp Objects Trailer HBO struck gold with the Jean-Marc Vallée-directed Big Little Lies. Now they’re hoping to do it again with the Vallée-helmed Sharp Objects. Like Big Little Lies, Sharp […]

Another NFL concussion scare for Davante Adams

Video Another NFL concussion scare for Davante Adams0:42 NFL: Green Bay receiver Davante Adams was left with a concussion after a high hit from Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis. December 18th 2017 14 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/More Sports/ More Sports Another NFL concussion scare for Davante Adams0:42 December 18th 2017 8 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport […]

Unfinished ‘Doctor Who’ Episode By Douglas Adams Will Finally Be Completed, 38 Years Later

When Doctor Who premiered in 1963, the BBC probably didn’t anticipate it becoming a worldwide phenomenon and the longest-running science-fiction show in history. If they did, the network would have likely not purged their archives of Doctor Who episodes in the ’70s, resulting in many serials from the First and Second Doctor’s runs to become lost to oblivion. […]

James Bond Octopussy beauty Maud Adams stripped bare in sizzling sex scene

Octopussy is back on our TV screens this weekend. As well as being in the Bond movie with the most outrageously rude title of all time, Adams is unique among all of OO7’s beautful co-stars. The Swedish actress and model is the only Bond girl to have starred in a movie named after her character […]

Chris Messina to Join Amy Adams in HBO's Sharp Objects Adaptation

Chris Messina has a new Project to work on. The Mindy Project star has joined Amy Adams in the cast of HBO’s upcoming eight-episode drama Sharp Objects, according to our sister site Deadline. Based on Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn’s novel, Objects stars Adams as reporter Camille Preaker, who returns to her hometown after a stint in a […]