Billy Graham, TV Evangelist, Dead at 99

The Reverend Billy Graham, a pioneer of TV evangelism who was known as “America’s pastor,” has died at the age of 99. According to the Associated Press, Graham’s death followed battles with cancer, pneumonia and other various illnesses. He passed away on Wednesday morning in his North Carolina home. Graham was regarded as one of the most […]

Swype pioneered a new way to type on smartphones—now it’s dead

Enlarge (credit: Swype) Swype, the influential smartphone keyboard, is dead. XDA Developers is reporting that Swype’s owner, Nuance Communications, is discontinuing development of the popular keyboard app. While it might still exist in the iOS and Android app stores for now, it will be left to rot. In a statement on its website, Nuance said […]

Porsche Diesels Are Officially Dead with Demise of Diesel-Engine Macan

– Porsche has ceased producing its vehicles with diesel engines in all global markets. – The news comes comes courtesy of the U.K. publication Autocar, which reported the brand has stopped production of its diesel-equipped Macan compact crossover. The Porsche Panamera and the Porsche Cayenne already had ditched their diesel engine options. – – Porsche’s decision to pull […]

Pilot News: Tyler Ritter Is Playing Dead, Scandal Star Finds God and More

Tyler Ritter is headed back to The CW, where he recurred on Arrow as Detective Billy Malone. The actor will headline the network’s dysfunctional-family dramedy pilot Playing Dead, our sister site Deadline reports. RELATEDPilot Season ’18: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them The potential series from writers Rina Mimoun and Josh Reims (Mistresses, […]

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Walking Dead, iZombie, Roseanne, Criminal Minds, Chicago Fire — Plus, New Blind Item(s)

Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Send any/all of the above to Question: Have you heard anything yet about how Abby is leaving NCIS? —JaneAusiello: Only that leading up to the end of her 15-season run, Pauley Perrette has aimed to scatter Easter eggs for longtime fans to find. “Her […]

The Walking Dead season 8, episode 9 spoilers: What will happen next?

What will happen in The Walking Dead season 8, episode 9? Episode nine is called Honor and picks up from the midseason finale with the Alexandrians on the backfoot. A plot synopsis for Honor reads: “Rick faces new difficulties after a battle; the fight continues in other communities as core members face hard decisions.” An […]

S. Korean official in charge of cryptocurrency crackdown found dead

A government minister involved in Seoul’s regulatory crackdown on digital currencies was found dead at his home on Sunday, reportedly from a heart attack. Jung Ki-joon, 52, was head of economic policy at the Office for Government Policy Coordination. The official coordinated measures for developing new legislation to curb cryptocurrency speculation and illicit activities, according […]

What’s on TV: ‘Thor: Ragnarok,’ ‘Metal Gear’ and ‘Walking Dead’

As the Winter Olympics continue (expect plenty of speedskating, bobsled, hockey and freestyle skiing), we’re ready for the return of The Walking Dead. There’s also a new Metal Gear game out, Survive, and Thor: Ragnarok is ready for streaming from most video on-demand services if you need another hit of the MCU after Black Panther. […]

The Walking Dead season 8: How does Negan die in the comic books?

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for The Walking Dead season 8 Is Negan alive in The Walking Dead season 8? One of the biggest antagonists on the zombie-horror series, Negan (played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan) is leader of the Saviours. He has been the biggest villain in the AMC series since season six. In the […]